Headwall Photonics is a truly unique technology venture. Founded in May 2003 as the result of a management buy-out of Agilent Technologies' Holographic Grating Operation, the company is the world's leader in the design and high volume manufacture of optical modules, subsystems, and original holographic diffraction gratings. Continuing the rich engineering legacy of American Holographic (acquired by Agilent in 2000), Headwall offers its extensive worldwide base of customers a range of integrated optical wavelength solutions that are designed and manufactured for application-specific performance in the Analytical, Life Sciences & Medical, and Telecommunications industries.
Headwall's optical capabilities allow the company to be viewed as a strategic extension of our customer's engineering organization. Our strength is in providing customers with engineering expertise and capabilities throughout the product life cycle - from product concept and optical design through high volume manufacturing.
Headwall's application-specific products are characterized by:
Collaborative engineering approach
Highest optical performance
All original holographic gratings - no replicates
High grating efficiency and low stray light
Small form factor
Headwall Photonics, headquartered along the Massachusetts high tech corridor, is managed by established veterans from the analytical, medical products and telecommunications industries. The company is well-funded to capitalize on its world-class, ISO9001:2000 certified infrastructure and will continue to maintain its leadership in nanophotonics manufacturing.