SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Coherent, Inc. (Nasdaq: COHR), today announced the Company will provide a live webcast of its upcoming investor presentation at the 12th Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference scheduled for Wednesday, January 13, 2010, at 8:00 a.m. ET. John Ambroseo, Coherent's President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an overview of the Company's markets and technologies to investors, which can be accessed at either http://www.coherent.com/Investors/ or http://www.wsw.com/webcast/needham35/cohr/ Founded in 1966, Coherent, Inc. is a world leader in providing photonics based solutions to the commercial and scientific research markets and part of the Russell 2000. Please direct any questions to Leen Simonet, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at 408-764-4161. For more information about Coherent, visit the Company's web site at http://www.coherent.com/. SOURCE Coherent, Inc.