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31 Mar 20
II-VI ramps output of diagnostic testing parts to battle Covid-19

Components and subassemblies for molecular diagnosis of polymerase chain reaction testing to boost researchers' resources.

31 Mar 20
ASML cuts guidance but sees no drop in demand for lithography systems

Semiconductor equipment giant is working through Chinese shipment delays and supply chain disruption.

31 Mar 20
Basler issues cautious outlook after solid 2019

Maker of machine vision components anticipates gradual improvement in China amid sharp decline elsewhere.

31 Mar 20
Laser diodes grown directly on silicon substrates promise cheaper sensors

University of Montpellier project studied epitaxial integration of mid-IR laser sources.

30 Mar 20
Covid-19 lockdown slashes pollution over Europe

Data from Copernicus Sentinel-5P reveal strong reductions in NO2 pollution levels over Paris, Rome, Madrid.

27 Mar 20
Kyocera buying Showa Optronics to strengthen components offering

Acquisition of Japan-based firm intended to maximize synergy through combined technologies.

26 Mar 20
Covid-19 impacts business – but some positive signs

Global economy headed for recession, smart phone output could drop 30% in H1 2020 – but many photonics companies dig in.

25 Mar 20
Apple unveils new iPad Pro featuring LiDAR scanner

“Pro” cameras, LiDAR, motion sensors and its Liquid Retina display suit the iPad Pro to augmented reality applications.

25 Mar 20
Jenoptik puts dividend payment and 2020 outlook under review

Coronavirus emergency expected to hit consumer and automotive sectors hardest, thinks the German optics company.

25 Mar 20
Zeiss light sheet microscopy allows multiview imaging of cleared tissues

Lightsheet 7 platform designed to reduce imaging artifacts in optical sections.

24 Mar 20
ams expects Osram deal to conclude by mid-year

Sensor firm says €1.65 BN rights issue partially funding the merger is proceeding as expected.

24 Mar 20
Chip-based devices feature optics for QKD datacoms

University of Bristol group says they will become part of secure "household internet connections".

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