Coherent to Purchase Microlase
Coherent Inc. of Santa Clara, Calif., plans to acquire the remaining 75 percent interest in Microlase Ltd. of Glasgow, UK. Coherent currently owns Microlase Optical Systems Ltd. and is a distributor for Microlase. The company will be renamed Coherent Scotland Ltd.
Microlase produces solid-state lasers for applications in scientific research and semiconductor testing. It has developed single-frequency, deep-UV sources for next-generation semiconductor testing and data storage.
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