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02 Jul 14
LatticePower closes $80M venture capital round

Chinese developer of potentially disruptive GaN-on-silicon LED technology plans global expansion.

01 Jul 14
Amplitude to snap up GSI's Continuum business

Ultrafast laser firm set to diversify with $7 million cash acquisition.

26 Jun 14
Go-ahead for next stage of SBIRS missile warning system

Lockheed Martin to build fifth and six geosynchronous satellites needed for space-based infrared system (SBIRS).

25 Jun 14
LED forecasts highlight China and MR lamp sales

IHS Technology hails growth of MLS Electronics, while Electronicast signals boom for LED multifaceted lamps.

24 Jun 14
Jenoptik takes over Indian partner

Company taking over 100% of Bangalore joint venture, pursuing strategy of increased internationalization.

23 Jun 14
Northrop Grumman signs top-up countermeasures deal

$238 million 'modification' to order from the US Air Force to protect large aircraft.

19 Jun 14
Ball Aerospace lands synoptic telescope lens assembly contract

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope in Chile will feature a 3 billion-pixel camera.

18 Jun 14
SolarCity aims big with Silevo acquisition

Elon Musk’s PV installation venture goes vertical with deal to buy developer of tunnel-junction solar cells.

17 Jun 14
Necsel lasers to power new IMAX projectors

Exclusive supply deal for the Ushio-backed maker of high-power visible sources.

13 Jun 14
Finisar hit despite profit swing

Stock price down sharply after the photonic component maker posts large increase in annual revenues.

11 Jun 14
EOS North America integrates with ALM and Integra

Reorganization creates a single company with years of laser-sintering knowledge.

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.

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