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31 Jul 14
Sapphire delay hits Coherent figures

But the laser firm posts more strong bookings and hints at new acquisition activity.

29 Jul 14
Progress on UV conversion at IPG

Fiber laser company reports yet another record quarter as sales and margins rise strongly.

29 Jul 14
Bruker snaps up super-resolution microscopy firm

University of Utah spin-out Vutara acquired by the scientific instrumentation giant.

28 Jul 14
3S Photonics in receivership

Private equity owner Eurazeo seeks a buyer for the French maker of optoelectronic components.

24 Jul 14
Commercial sales up at FLIR Systems

But the thermal imaging giant reports an overall slowdown in sales following its restructuring.

24 Jul 14
Sales and orders rise strongly at Trumpf

Preliminary figures from the machine tool and laser company show order growth of 16 per cent.

23 Jul 14
Organic image sensor start-up eyes mass production

Grenoble-based ISORG has raised €6.4M in its latest round of venture finance.

22 Jul 14
Lightwave Logic lands $3M investment

Capital will support company's operations through 2015, says the developer of polymer electro-optics.

22 Jul 14
Biolase raises cash to repay debts

Injection of money from shareholders and directors will pay off Comerica Bank loan amid more boardroom acrimony.

22 Jul 14
Commercial markets for infrared imaging systems expanding

Smartphone applications, low-cost cores widen encourage consumer applications, says Yole Développement.

21 Jul 14
Bausch + Lomb sales growth revealed in Big Pharma battle

Eye care firm's parent Valeant Pharmaceuticals involved in war of words with acquisition target Allergan.

17 Jul 14
Vishay Intertechnology to pay $205m for Capella

Vishay’s visible and IR components to complement Capella’s photonics range.

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