A new office for Moritex in Munich, a £15,000 grant to promote the UK as a centre of excellence at Photonex, and a victory in court over colour wheel patents.
SensL has been nominated as one of the 'hot companies' in Silicon Valley, SPIE has been renamed, and 2006 saw an increased interest in the fibre optic market.
Lambda Research has increased its distribution network with Linos Photonics, which will sell Lambda's TracePro products in Europe and Israel.
A new optical scanner could improve cancer treatment by providing the highest resolution images yet of tumours, giving doctors a much clearer view of where to perform surgery.
eagleyard Photonics, a German manufacturer of high power laser diodes, has chosen Market Tech as its new partner for the US Mid West and West Coast markets.
Litetec has opened a new fibre optic manufacturing facility in Yorkshire, signalling a significant expansion over the past year.
JDSU and Red-C Optical Networks have formed strategic supply agreement to strengthen cooperation and business relations between the two companies.
TeraXion has been selected by JDSU to supply telecom-grade FBG filters for its new commercial 488nm solid-state laser.
Chemists at Duke University in the USA have made the first step towards screening malignant skin cancers without cutting the skin, by using a laser-based system to provide a detailed picture of the processes going on beneath the surface.
Varioptic has signed a licensing agreement with STMicroelectronics, a producer of CMOS imaging technology, for the use of its liquid lenses in ST’s products.
Scientists at Swansea University are developing new laser display technologies that will enhance the quality of cinema projections and may lead to revenues in excess of £1bn a year.
A consortium of Filtronic, Forge, Europa, Qinetiq, Thomas Swan and Cambridge University has won a three-year contract, worth just under £3m, within the DTI technology programme, to develop low-cost LEDs for solid-state lighting.