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LightPath Technologies to acquire ISP Optics

11 August 2016
LightPath Technologies, a manufacturer, distributor and integrator of optical and infrared components and assemblies, is set to acquire ISP Optics for 18 million dollars

Coherent posts record sales thanks to flat panel display orders

5 August 2016
Coherent has posted net sales of $218.8 million for the third quarter of its fiscal year, up 14 per cent on the same period last year

Imax to install laser projectors in 75 new Chinese cinemas

5 August 2016
Imax has agreed a deal with Wanda Cinema Line to build 150 new theatres throughout China, around half of which will be fitted with laser projectors

Femtoscience pioneer Ahmed Zewail dies

5 August 2016

Ams acquires spectral sensing specialist Mazet

5 August 2016

Lidar technology gets a boost for autonomous driving

26 July 2016

Terahertz market to reach €98 million in 2020

22 July 2016

Hyperuniform materials offer new way to control light

15 July 2016

Omega Optical acquires Rugate Technologies to enhance thin-film capabilities

14 July 2016

Gooch & Housego acquires two companies to diversify defence business

11 July 2016

University of Manchester spin-off to commercialise graphene-based products

11 July 2016

German optics industry sees sales reach €31 billion

23 June 2016

CLEO 2016 closes with strong attendance

17 June 2016

Rofin's proposed merger with Coherent negatively affects financials

11 May 2016

IPG to acquire Menara Networks to expand telecom offerings

10 May 2016

Australia's first nanoscience research facility opens, boosting quantum research

5 May 2016

European and Singapore photonics consortiums partner

3 May 2016

Global photonic sensors market set to reach $18 Billion by 2021

25 April 2016

Raylase wins EPIC Phoenix Award for photonics entrepreneurship

22 April 2016

UK photonics companies recognised with Queen's Awards

21 April 2016

Navitar acquires Hyperion Development/AMF Optics

13 April 2016

Digitisation 'big opportunity' for photonics, says European Commission's Burgess

8 April 2016

NKT Photonics buys Fianium for £21m, forming supercontinuum powerhouse

1 April 2016

MKS Instruments set to acquire Newport

23 March 2016

OLED market to be worth $1.5bn by 2012, although future 'uncertain'

22 March 2016

Coherent acquires Rofin on eve of Rofin's shareholder meeting

18 March 2016

FP7 funding produced world-leading research, EC report finds

8 March 2016

OCT imaging tech on show at Bios

24 February 2016

Rofin dispute with investor continues

24 February 2016

BRAIN initiative update highlights role of industry

23 February 2016

Prism Awards recognise photonic innovation

23 February 2016

Nanoscale imager for drug development wins SPIE Startup Challenge

22 February 2016

Rofin's shareholder releases letter in ongoing dispute

4 February 2016