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Recently posted business news on optics.org:

IDT to buy GigPeak to better deliver optical comms
$250m deal creates "new franchise" in optical interconnect; extends IDT’s lead in comms and cloud data center markets.
16 February 2017
Solar power surge sees US records tumble
In 2016, more photovoltaic capacity was added to the US grid than any other electricity source.
15 February 2017
QCL-based THz sources generate 'record' ultrashort pulses
TUW and ETHZ researchers add lateral absorber to laser resonator, creating emission bandwidth across a full octave.
15 February 2017
Finnish group developing large-area LED lighting films
Low cost, high-speed and quality lighting sources suit vehicle and architectural lighting applications.
15 February 2017
QD Solar wins series A financing to boost PV panel output
Saudi Arabian innovation fund involved in early round completed by Canadian developer of quantum-dot structures to harvest infrared energy.
14 February 2017
Singapore team develops flexible terahertz source
For fast and non-invasive screening applications in spectroscopy, surveillance, cancer diagnosis and more.
14 February 2017
Imec launches TDI, multispectral and hyperspectral sensors
Products combine color and NIR imaging; fuse benefits of snapshot and linescan technologies.
8 February 2017
Cellino wins Startup Challenge with pitch for photonics gene therapy
IC Touch and Lumedica take second and third in new-product pitch contest at SPIE Photonics West 2017.
8 February 2017
Photonics West meeting showcases global clusters
New groupings in Mexico, Finland and Canada-France-Germany gather to network with partners from across the globe.
7 February 2017
Valencian photonics researchers among ERC grant winners
Novel optical fiber and solar cells among Spanish projects recognized for problem-solving, commercial potential.
26 January 2017