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11 Sep 14
JDSU to be split into two public companies

Stand-alone companies to focus on optical components and next-gen networks, respectively.

10 Sep 14
Global photonics market valued at more than $150bn

SPIE's analysis of sales and businesses is “a valuable resource for investors, policy makers”.

09 Sep 14
OCT systems sales ‘to double’ to €1bn by 2019

Ophthalmology market saturated, but OCT system demand growing from healthcare, life science markets, says analyst Tematys.

08 Sep 14
Finisar announces ‘record’ 7% revenue growth in Q1 2015

Q1 Sales of $327.6m are all-time company record – but income forecast to slip in the second quarter.

04 Sep 14
LED and OLED lighting 'needs further refinement' - U.S. DOE

Annual market analysis of SSL sector says it needs more work to cut costs and understand consumer resistance.

04 Sep 14
Flat trading as Lightpath Technologies dips into loss

Latest quarter upturn is bright spot in otherwise stagnant year for optical components maker.

03 Sep 14
Solar market to grow 75% to 65.6 GWp in 2019

Led by China, market to average 8% annual growth despite expected trade disputes with China and changes in global policy, says analyst Lux Research.

03 Sep 14
North American machine vision market posts ‘record’ first half in 2014

Sales of MV components and systems increased 11% to $1.04bn in six months to June, but growth expected to flatten in second half.

03 Sep 14
Tucson start-up aims for top-tier ranking

Arizona Optical looking to expand again soon as demand for its giant, high-precision optics builds.

02 Sep 14
Wavelength division multiplexer market reaches record revenue

WDM Revenue in second quarter of 2014 rises to $2.6bn.

01 Sep 14
Gooch & Housego appoints new COO

Alex Warnock joins UK optical systems specialist, which is undergoing executive reshuffle.

01 Sep 14
Fibercore acquires Swedish firm Fibertronix

Southampton firm is targeting oil and gas industry applications.

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