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AXSUN Technologies

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Acquired - II | Acquired

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About AXSUN Technologies

Axsun Technologies develops and manufactures optical coherence tomography (OCT) and near-infrared (NIR) MEMS-based optical engines for medical imaging, industrial analyzers, and telecommunications. Through its expertise in micro-optics, packaging and precision engineering, Axsun has created a class of high-performance, miniaturized instruments and devices enabling a dramatic shift from lab-based measurements to on-line, at-line and in-vivo measurements, without compromising performance.

Headquarters Location

1 Fortune Drive

Billerica, Massachusetts, 01821,

United States


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AXSUN Technologies Patents

AXSUN Technologies has filed 68 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Laser science
  • Spectroscopy
  • Photonics
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Related Topics




Laser science, Semiconductor lasers, Spectroscopy, Photonics, Spacecraft propulsion


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Related Topics

Laser science, Semiconductor lasers, Spectroscopy, Photonics, Spacecraft propulsion



Latest AXSUN Technologies News

Axsun Technologies Announces Definitive Agreement to be acquired by Excelitas Technologies

Oct 29, 2019

Posted on December 14, 2018 BILLERICA, Mass., Dec. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Axsun Technologies Inc., an Anzu Partners portfolio company, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Excelitas Technologies® Corp., a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized photonic solutions. The terms of the agreement are not being disclosed and the transaction is expected to close in early 2019. Jonathan Hartmann, CEO of Axsun, commented, “This is an outstanding opportunity for Axsun, our customers, and our employees as we continue to expand our product line and develop new markets together with Excelitas.” “Our partnership with Anzu Partners has been outstanding, and we are grateful for their investment and support which has enabled us to achieve our goals, enter new markets, and has been a catalyst for tremendous technology development. The work we have done together will be beneficial to our customers in healthcare and other emerging growth markets for years to come.” Needham & Company, LLC is acting as financial advisor to Axsun in the transaction. About Axsun Technologies Axsun Technologies, Inc., established in 1998, develops and manufactures MEMS-based Optical Engines for Medical Imaging, Industrial Spectroscopy and Optical Telecommunications applications. Through its expertise in micro-optics, packaging and precision engineering, Axsun has pioneered an entirely new class of high-performance, miniaturized instruments and devices enabling a dramatic shift from lab based measurements to on-line, at-line and in-vivo measurements. For more information, please visit About Anzu Partners Anzu Partners is a venture capital and private equity firm that invests in breakthrough industrial technologies. Anzu teams with entrepreneurs to develop and commercialize technological innovations by providing capital and deep expertise in business development, market positioning, global connectivity, and operations. For more information, please visit CONTACT This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. But opting out of some of these cookies may have an effect on your browsing experience. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information. Non-necessary Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.

AXSUN Technologies Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was AXSUN Technologies founded?

    AXSUN Technologies was founded in 1998.

  • Where is AXSUN Technologies's headquarters?

    AXSUN Technologies's headquarters is located at 1 Fortune Drive, Billerica.

  • What is AXSUN Technologies's latest funding round?

    AXSUN Technologies's latest funding round is Acquired - II.

  • How much did AXSUN Technologies raise?

    AXSUN Technologies raised a total of $153M.

  • Who are the investors of AXSUN Technologies?

    Investors of AXSUN Technologies include Excelitas Technologies, Anzu Partners, Volcano Corporation, VantagePoint Capital Partners, Prism VentureWorks and 24 more.

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