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03 Jul 13
Cambridge Graphene Centre partners with Plastic Logic

New research programme to push graphene into LCDs, OLEDs, transistors and plastic electronics.

01 Jul 13
Analyst: PV to provide 2% of global electricity supply by 2018

Widespread geographical diversification of PV installations will quadruple supply in five years, says Lux Research.

27 Jun 13
Swedish Energy Agency lends Sol Voltaics $6M

Conditional loan for nanowire development is one of the largest ever issued by the agency to a commercial enterprise.

27 Jun 13
Global industrial machine vision sales to hit $2bn by 2018

Analyst Yole Développement publishes new MV technology and market forecast, identifying nine key market types.

25 Jun 13
GaN LEDs set to top 100 billion units

Shipments of the blue-emitting chips will reach new milestone this year, reports analyst company IHS.

21 Jun 13
UK spin-out adapts Mars spectrometer for terrestrial use

KEIT, a spin-out from the Science and Technology Facilities Council, is targeting industrial applications.

19 Jun 13
FLIR lands $43M US Navy contract

System integrates infrared imager with laser rangefinder.

19 Jun 13
Corning leads $62M investment in 'smart' glass maker View

Series E round will support further development of architectural glass that responds to its environment.

18 Jun 13
Andor cuts forecast on weak OEM sales

Share price of UK-based maker of high-performance scientific cameras slumps 20%.

14 Jun 13
Jenoptik lands Rheinmetall defense deal

German photonics group to supply optronic target acquisition systems and laser rangefinders.

13 Jun 13
Luminus Devices sold to China's Sanan

'Big-chip' LED maker spun out of MIT in 2002 becomes part of Chinese optoelectronics giant.

13 Jun 13
LED lighting in buildings to reach $25bn by 2017

Report reviews the future of emerging technologies that are "driving change in the LED value chain".

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