$42m for development of "super-efficient" routers based on novel optical backplane.
New LED semiconductor fabrication facility will create 375 jobs, says the UCSB spin-out.
Freedom from former parent company Siemens aids the transition to solid-state lighting.
German VC DEWB gives cash boost to developer of high brightness direct diode lasers for materials processing.
Metrology segment drives sales growth but orders are down slightly on last year.
News that the UK technology firm Oxford Instruments is aiming to buy out Andor sends stock up 25%.
Latest streamlining of the slimmed-down photonics company has already seen cuts in Israel.
Annual sales rise 4% on last year, but a slowdown in orders knocks Rofin's stock price.
Market for sapphire is booming as smart phones adopt the scratch-proof gemstone.
US engineering giant splashes $120m on Canadian developer of innovative portable 3D measurement systems.
Medical laser treatment development company opens new facility in London.
'Lightning II' scanners selling strongly but GSI scales back its ambitions in the fiber laser sector.