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11 Nov 21
Santec acquires JGR Optics and OptoTest

Acquisitions mark Santec’s expansion into the growing fiber optic cable assembly testing market.

11 Nov 21
Jenoptik reports continued growth and strong revenues

Sales are up 25% year on year; with some of the growth due to acquisition of Trioptics.

11 Nov 21
INRS ultrafast imaging allows rapid thermometry

Technique records luminescence data and converts to temperature in real-time.

10 Nov 21
AFRL partners with University of New Mexico on directed energy center

To create a hub of expertise in high-power, fiber laser research, and to develop quality optical fibers.

10 Nov 21
Waveguide display developer Dispelix raises $33M

Finland-based firm says its tech will enable next-generation lightweight smart glasses and AR displays.

10 Nov 21
Cognex outlook trimmed as supply chain challenges drag on sales and margins

Another quarter of record-breaking revenues, but lower profits as shipments of higher-margin products are delayed.

10 Nov 21
Aeva and Luminar deals show lidar gaining traction

Fabrinet to manufacture chip-scale lidar modules for Aeva; Luminar selected for Nvidia’s automotive platform.

09 Nov 21
US and UK sign quantum cooperation agreement

Besides technology innovations, arrangement also covers market and supply chain development.

09 Nov 21
Record-breaking bookings at buoyant II-VI

Quarterly bookings approach the billion-dollar mark, with strong traction in all major markets.

09 Nov 21
Fluorescent nanodiamonds improve microscope calibration

University of Illinois calibration target ensures consistent performance in imaging operations.

08 Nov 21
Novel sensor can detect ‘ever smaller’ nanoparticles

KIT, Karlsruhe, develops new type of optical resonator to track movement of nanoparticles in space.

04 Nov 21
Lumentum to acquire NeoPhotonics for $900M

Top-tier vendor also reports jump in sales revenues thanks in part to strong demand for fiber lasers.

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