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10 Jun 14
Gooch & Housego buoyed by profit growth ahead of US rationalization

Interim results show 34% rise in pre-tax profit and a sharp increase in R&D spending, but firm will shut two US sites.

03 Jun 14
Solar booms again despite European uncertainty

China leads the way as PV slips back behind wind in Europe, finds new report.

02 Jun 14
OmniVision up sharply on solid outlook

Stock at two-year high following imaging sensor firm’s latest financial results.

30 May 14
Alfalight lands potential $49M deal for laser dazzlers

US Marine Corps agrees five-year contract with the Wisconsin firm for non-lethal green lasers.

29 May 14
Seren Photonics wins £1.9m boost for HB-LED technology

Welsh LED template wizards, who have significantly cut E-O conversion droop, get further funding injection, with more to come.

28 May 14
3D Systems lists secondary offering

Additive manufacturing company set to raise in excess of $300 million on New York Stock Exchange.

23 May 14
WDM optical spending up 8% year-over-year – analyst

Infonetics report says 100G now accounts for 20% of total WDM market.

23 May 14
Cogmedix to produce new 'pain-free' dental laser system

Contract manufacturer selected following earlier development of novel CO2 source with Coherent.

22 May 14
Laboratory slump hits Inrad sales

Revenues down nearly 40 per cent year-on-year for the New Jersey optics firm.

20 May 14
Hamamatsu raises 2014 forecast as opto sales surge

Demand from semiconductor equipment sector boosts Japanese component maker as it opens new MOEMS factory.

20 May 14
Laser vendors confident as demand remains healthy

Longbow Research finds market growth to be modest but in line with expectations.

16 May 14
ESI goes back to the drawing board

New CEO Ed Grady admits past errors and restructures company around key markets.

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