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All Business News - Sensing & Measurement

Recently posted business news on optics.org:

AIM Photonics partners land NSF grants
$1.2M for three affiliated groups, including a San Diego effort to produce chip-level Fourier transform spectrometers.
16 August 2018
Lasers etch dirt-busting ‘lotus effect’ on aircraft
Partners Fraunhofer IWS, TU Dresden and Airbus use lasers to engrave water- and dirt-repellent nanostructures on aircraft surfaces.
14 August 2018
Next year 'pivotal' for OLED industry
Key materials developer Universal Display expecting a pick-up in orders as new panel makers ramp production.
13 August 2018
nLight gains traction in China
Diode and fiber laser firm reports qualification in several new ‘strategic’ accounts as it plans launch of higher-power sources in the near future.
9 August 2018
US promotes fiber-optic sensing to boost railroad safety
Department of Transport recommends using methods for safety and efficient operations; report endorsed by US Fiber Optic Sensing Association.
8 August 2018
OSI snaps up Luna’s optoelectronics unit
Sale should allow Luna to invest more in its fiber-optic platforms for sensing and test and measurement applications.
8 August 2018
Annual II-VI sales top $1BN for first time
Diversified photonics technology firm sees stock price rise on solid outlook to follow record-breaking year.
7 August 2018
ESI up strongly as sales boom continues
Laser microfabrication systems firm looking to expand reach with new tools for advanced PCB production.
7 August 2018
Metrohm snaps up B&W Tek
Gradual integration of US-headquartered spectroscopy business will see B&W Tek brand retained in the near term.
1 August 2018
Coherent expecting sales to dip in 2019
But the laser company remains confident of a major long-term opportunity in organic LED display production, once competitors to Samsung have refined their manufacturing processes.
1 August 2018