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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.

03 Jun 14
Solar booms again despite European uncertainty

China leads the way as PV slips back behind wind in Europe, finds new report.

02 Jun 14
OmniVision up sharply on solid outlook

Stock at two-year high following imaging sensor firm’s latest financial results.

30 May 14
Alfalight lands potential $49M deal for laser dazzlers

US Marine Corps agrees five-year contract with the Wisconsin firm for non-lethal green lasers.

29 May 14
Seren Photonics wins £1.9m boost for HB-LED technology

Welsh LED template wizards, who have significantly cut E-O conversion droop, get further funding injection, with more to come.

28 May 14
3D Systems lists secondary offering

Additive manufacturing company set to raise in excess of $300 million on New York Stock Exchange.

23 May 14
WDM optical spending up 8% year-over-year – analyst

Infonetics report says 100G now accounts for 20% of total WDM market.

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