A new report has revealed that micro electromechanical systems (MEMS) technology is following the trends of other industries, and experiencing increased growth in China.
JDSU has created a new device that should help create smaller, and cheaper tuneable products for faster telecommunication networks.
Powerlase has been appointed a Medallion Member of the Industrial Affiliates programme at the University of Central Florida. The award acknowledges Powerlase's contribution to research into extreme ultraviolet lithography at the university.
Aculight has been named one of the top 50 high-tech companies in Washington; Newport Spectra-Physics has moved its UK office from Newbury to Harwell, and GlowLed has been awarded a £225k grant.
JPSA has appointed a new field service engineer; Labsphere has appointed its Asia Pacific sales director; and Professor John Marsh of Intense has been elected a Fellow by the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Intense has been awarded a contract by the European Space Agency to build reliable laser pumps that will meet the challenging demands of space exploration.
A new consortium has been formed to engage with emerging technologies companies in the MEMS, biomedical, control electronics, remote sensing and advanced technologies sectors.
Leister Process Technologies has acquired IR Microsystems, a Swiss company that provides diode laser-based gas detection modules, to expand its activities in micro-systems technology.
The Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCross) will carry the Ocean Optics equipment, nicknamed Alice, to help analyse the composition of the lunar craters
German diode lasers, developed by Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT in Aachen, may one day map the hills and valleys of Mercury's landscape.
The Centre of Excellence in Metrology for Micro and Nano Technologies (CEMMNT) has expanded its measurement, characterisation and design capabilities for industry.