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30 Sep 15
aXenic emerges from Finisar's UK wing

Management buy-out sees employees take control of high-speed modulator firm looking to diversify from telecom roots.

24 Sep 15
Analyst visualizes booming 3D printing landscape

UK forecaster IDTechEx says sector will grow from $1bn to $20bn by 2025.

23 Sep 15
LightPath ups revenue 45% in its Q4 2015 results

Growth "reflects traction in global sales of specialty and infrared products," claims mixed optics developer.

17 Sep 15
Omron investing $200m to acquire robot specialist Adept

Japanese industrial giant buying US robotic and vision firm to “strengthen its automation offering”.

15 Sep 15
Finisar’s Q1 2016 results reveal sales dip, flat outlook

Share price slumps 14%, CEO Eitan Gertel quits and is replaced by Jerry Rawls.

10 Sep 15
Compact camera sales forecast to double by 2020, hitting $51bn

Applications of CCMs in the mobile phone and automotive sectors are fueling camera module revenues.

10 Sep 15
Transitioning ProPhotonix hit by currency swings

Now strategically focused on ultraviolet and multi-wavelength technologies, the London-listed company posts a 19% drop in sales.

09 Sep 15
US adds another 1.4GW of PV power in June quarter

Solar PV responsible for 40% of new US electricity generating capacity brought online in the first half of this year.

09 Sep 15
Quantum dots move into monitors

Philips-branded desktop displays use technology developed by venture-backed MIT spin-out QD Vision.

08 Sep 15
Value of OLEDs for lighting to peak at $6.7bn in 2023

Market set to boom at 75% CAGR, but then slip back; unit sales to continue growing says ElectroniCast.

08 Sep 15
Heliospectra sales up as US cannabis farms adopt LEDs

Swedish provider of horticultural LED lighting systems benefiting from changes to US drug laws.

03 Sep 15
Plessey expands LED production with £6.7M grant

UK-based developer of light-emitting semiconductors grown on silicon substrates to increase capacity by a factor of 30.

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