The laser and machine tool giant acquires a majority stake in both Jiangsu Jinfangyuan CNC Machine Company and German optics firm Ingeneric.
QWave Capital buys $5.6 million stake in Swiss photonics firm ID Quantique.
Analyst ElectroniCast details changing fortunes of electro-optical and electro-absorption technologies as data rates ramp up.
Acquisition adds to infrared optics and coatings expertise; supports growth of sub-systems business.
Cost-cutting will see consolidation of optics and laser production by thermal imaging giant as it reacts to US government ‘uncertainty’.
Applied Graphene Materials aiming to expand annual production capacity to eight tonnes.
Analysts at IHS expect market to double to $7.1 billion over next three years.
US firm follows up on exclusive option with $88.6 million acquisition; Oclaro CFO Jerry Turin resigns.
Laser scanning technique developed by CompuCyte has advantages over conventional liquid-phase cytometry.
Combination of private equity and debt finance to support global roll-out and further technological development.
Market report published by European Commission's Joint Research Centre.
Former Mobius Photonics CEO Kiyomi Monro is now heading up the developer of ultrafast laser pulse compression technology.