29 July 2006

II-VI news

The price of copper was never a major element in the cost of most Cu mirrors, but as it is now becoming very significant indeed. Silicon process are climbing even faster as the high oil price pushes up the demand for solar cells but there is no published curve. Gareth Rowles of II-VI predicts steep rises in the market price for both silicon and copper optics over the next year.

Contact: Gareth Rowles

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