Laser technology provider !%Laser Quantum UK%! of Stockport has acquired Gigaoptics GmbH, a maker of Ti:sapphire gigahertz femtosecond lasers and oscillators. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Gigaoptics has integrated Laser Quantum’s pump lasers for its gigahertz systems for many years. Gigaoptics will be renamed Laser Quantum GmbH and will remain in Kostanz, Germany.