BILLERICA, Mass., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Axsun Technologies Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced photonic components and subsystems, today announced that the company has entered into a multi-million dollar volume purchasing agreement with LightLab imaging. Under this multi- year exclusive agreement for cardiac Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Axsun will provide advanced tunable lasers for LightLab's next generation OCT imaging system.
"Swept Source OCT enables extremely high speed imaging with 10X higher imaging resolution than Ultrasound," noted Dale Flanders, CEO of Axsun Technologies, "Axsun's unique tunable laser technology provides unprecedented resolution, depth and speed of imaging in a compact and cost effective product offering that is simply not available from any other source."
"This agreement is the culmination of the successful joint development effort undertaken by the companies to design a product unique for OCT imaging," explained Joe Schmitt, Chief Technical Officer at LightLab. "The Axsun tunable laser solution provides a powerful combination of high performance, compact footprint, manufacturability and cost. We feel that this technology will address the requirements of our customers better than any other available offering."
Axsun Technologies, Inc., established in 1998, develops and
manufactures advanced components and photonic subsystems used in industrial
process control, test and measurement applications, and throughout the
world's communication networks. Axsun has applied its expertise in
micro-optics and precision engineering to pioneer an entirely new class of
fully functional, miniaturized spectroscopic instruments and devices that
enable dramatic improvements in quality, productivity, and performance
across a variety of indus
|SOURCE Axsun Technologies, Inc.|
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