Worcester Polytechnic gets gift from IPG Photonics

25 February 2008

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has received funds and equipment from high-performance fibre laser and amplifier company IPG to enhance the teaching and research capabilities of the IPG Photonics Laboratory, established at WPI in 2001, in part, with support from the company.

HardRam and Powerlase go green for plasma manufacture

18 February 2008

Powerlase and HardRam have selected the Starlase AO8 laser to reduce the environmental impact caused by producing Plasma Display Panels (PDPs) and increase the speed and efficiency of the manufacturing throughput.

Lebanese navy ship in long-range surveillance

18 February 2008

The Lebanese National Defence Ministry has placed an order for six Pharos XLR3+ Long Range Multisensor Surveillance Platforms from Cedip Infrared to provide its naval forces with 24/7 long-range surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities in all weather conditions.

JPSA appoints sales manager

18 February 2008

JP Sercel Associates (JPSA) has appointed Matt Parker as sales manager for the central region of the USA.

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.