Bookham hits half-a-million laser mark

18 February 2008

Bookham has shipped its 500,000th 980nm pump laser module to the telecoms industry and has also accumulated more than 20 billion device hours in the field and industry leading FIT rate.

Trumpf Laser acquires parts of Fisba

13 February 2008

Trumpf Laser has acquired the laser plastic welding and selective laser soldering segments of Fisba Optik.

Concept Laser and ES Technology partner up

12 February 2008

Concept Laser has signed up ES Technology to be responsible for the marketing, sales, servicing and support of the full range of its products throughout the UK.

Bookham signs up telecommunications veteran

12 February 2008

Bookham has appointed Yves LeMaitre as vice president of global sales for Bookham's telecommunications division and vice president of corporate marketing.

Dynasil acquires Precision Optics product line

11 February 2008

Dynasil has acquired an optical filter product line from Precision Optics Corporation (POC).

Gooch & Housego picks up supplier gong

08 February 2008

Gooch & Housego has been presented with a Vendor Appreciation award from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) for the supply of crystal quartz wave plates.

Dialight and Illuma announce partnership

08 February 2008

LED technology provider Dialight Lumidrives and architectural lighting supplier Illuma Lighting have announced a strategic partnership.

Edmund Optics moves German offices

04 February 2008

Edmund Optics has announced the move of its German sales office to larger facilities in Karlsruhe, to accommodate its growing sales, technical and administrative staff numbers.

New website for metrology expertise

04 February 2008

The Centre of Excellence in Metrology for Micro and Nano Technologies (CEMMNT) has launched a website which provides information for industry on metrology, surface analysis and systems engineering.

SPIE Photonics West - the aftermath

04 February 2008

Researchers, developers, and applications experts in optoelectronic materials and devices, lasers, micro- and nanofabrication, and biomedical optics shared new ideas and solutions at SPIE Photonics West in San Jose, California, last month.

LEDs go East to light up six retailers

04 February 2008

Coveled from Dialight Lumidrives has provided high quality LED lighting in six retail locations across the Far East for Royal Selangor of Malaysia, a pewter designer and manufacturer.

AMS Technologies and Exfo team up

04 February 2008

AMS Technologies has signed a distribution agreement with Exfo, a test and measurement company in the telecommunications industry.