SPIE and Chinese Laser Press will launch Photonics Journal: Week in Brief – 01/21/22 | Business | Jan 2022


BOLTON, Mass. — Headwall Photonics completed a recapitalization led by Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm specializing in investments in industrial and healthcare companies. The recapitalization was done in partnership with existing management and ownership, resulting in Arsenal becoming the majority owner. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

TOKYO— Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp. (TNSC) and North Carolina State University (NC State) has established a three-year collaboration on methods and equipment solutions to enable advanced GaN-based optoelectronic, photonic and electronic devices. NC State will use a TNSC SR2000 organo-metallic chemical vapor deposition reactor for its research and development with the support and expertise of TNSC.

PUCHHEIM, Germany — TecInvest Holding SA, parent company of SCANLAB GmbH and Next Scan Technology SPRL, reorients its organization in the segment of polygonal scanners; Next Scan (NST) technology will be integrated into SCANLAB. operating under the name SCANLAB B.V., the developer team in Belgium will focus exclusively on the further development of the polygon scanners.


Glenn Jackling, CEO and President of APPLIED IMAGE, purchased the company from its founder, Bruno Glavich. Courtesy of APPLIED IMAGE.


ROCHESTER, NY — Manufacturer of Optical Components and Peripherals APPLIED IMAGE was purchased by CEO and President Glenn Jackling. Jackling bought the business from founder Bruno Glavich, who owned the business for 43 years. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

BELLINGHAM, Washington- Advanced Photonic Nexus, an open access journal co-published by SPIE and Chinese laser press (CLP), plans to publish its first issue in the second half of 2022. The journal will be available online in the SPIE Digital Library, as well as on the CLP search platform. The journal’s co-editors are Xiao-Cong (Larry) Yuan of Shenzhen University; Anatoly Zayats from King’s College London; and Weibiao Chen, director of the Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics. Research areas to be covered include imaging systems, metamaterials, nanophotonics, fiber optics, quantum optics, ultrafast optics, biophotonics and lasers.

SAN DIEGO — Biotech Company ONI closed a $75 million Series B financing. The round was led by ARCH Venture Partners and Casdin Capital, with participation from Section 32, ARTIS Ventures, Vertical Venture Partners, Axon Ventures and private investors including Paul Conley. Existing investors including Oxford Science Enterprises also participated in the round.

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