IHS predicts rapid transition to GaN-on-silicon LED manufacture for backlighting and some general lighting applications.
52% boost for EC investment compared to FP7, as photonics and organic electronics projects move center stage.
Giant optics firm reports sales of nearly €4.2 billion in latest fiscal year, but profits shrink.
Higher offer accepted by Andor after the imaging specialist initially spurned Oxford’s advances.
Analyst predicts $7.4BN market by 2017 and an increased focus on research and development.
New company called 3D MicroPrint will target applications in the automotive, medical and jewelry industries.
Photonics-based medical technology company’s annual revenues top €900 million.
Belgium-based fabless developer of CMOS image sensors set to sold to equity giant TA Associates.
Developer of image sensors remains subject to volatile end market demand.
Lux Research expects hybrid gas/solar technologies to mitigate intermittency of the renewable resource.
Board of imaging firm recommends increased dividend while it seeks a higher offer.
Acquisition of Greek developer of photonic systems strengthens space and satellite communications activity.