Zygo Corp

Middlefield, CT 06455


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21 Laurel Brook Rd
Middlefield, CT 06455
United States

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Zygo Corporation is a global leader in the design, development, and production of high-precision metrology instruments, optical components, and assemblies.


Instrumentation, metrology

Nexview™ 650

Large Format Inspection & Metrology
Verifire™ MST 1.55 μm Interferometer

Infrared Laser Interferometers

At-wavelength metrology for demanding IR testing applications.Optical imaging applications are broad and varied. Testing at a system's design wavelength is critical for final ...
Nexview™ NX2 3D Optical Profiler

Nexview™ NX2 3D Optical Profiler

Designed for the most demanding applications, the Nexview™ NX2 3D optical profiler combines exceptional precision, advanced algorithms, application flexibility, and automation...
NewView™ 9000 3D Optical Profiler

NewView™ 9000 Optical Profiler

The NewView™ 9000 3D optical surface profiler provides powerful versatility in non-contact optical surface profiling. With the system, it is easy and fast to measure a wide range...
ZeGage™ Pro 3D Optical Profiler

ZeGage™ Pro 3D Optical Profiler

The ZeGage™ Pro and ZeGage™ Pro HR 3D optical profilers provide non-contact measurement and characterization of micro- and nano-scale features of virtually any surface, and set...

Press Releases

Instrumentation, metrology

ZYGO Launches the Nexview™ 650 Large Format Inspection and Metrology System

Nexview™ 650 is a large format metrology system designed as an inspection tool for the automated measurement of injection molding tooling, PCBs, glass panels, and other samples...
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Buyer's Guide

New Interferometer System Boosts Productivity for Spherical Optics Manufacturers

Optical shops can improve production efficiency by measuring spherical optics right where they are being made.
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Flatness measurers

Measuring Surface Form of Thin Plane-Parallel Optics, the Quick and Easy Way

Innovative technology enables form measurement of both front and back surfaces of thin optics, simultaneously.


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Preview: SPIE Photonics West 2024 exhibitor products

Here's a snapshot of what will be shown on the SPIE Photonics West 2024 exhibit floor.

Salt fog silver coating offers high reflectivity from visible to infrared

A salt fog silver coating has been developed for application to silver reflector optics used either in harsh marine salt-spray environments or for optics exposed to extreme temperatures...
Software & Accessories

Metrology software integrates asphere surface analysis

Mx software integrates acquisition and data analysis for surface topography and wavefront data.
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Executive Forum

Bringing fresh perspective to SPIE presidential chain

Zygo’s Peter de Groot will hold the role of vice president of the organization in 2023 before ultimately stepping up as president in 2025.
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Test & Measurement

Metrology meets the challenges of immersive reality technologies

Metrology tools for immersive reality devices offer assistance in development and prototyping, performance evaluation, and production quality control.
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Executive Forum

Photonics business roundup: June 2022

It’s time to recap all the photonics business news that was announced in June 2022.
Software & Accessories

Instrument control and data analysis software available in new version

Mx software platform version 9.0 provides complete instrument control and data analysis.
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Executive Forum

Photonics business roundup: February 2022

Business announcements were plentiful in February 2022 for the optics and photonics industry, spanning several application and product markets.
Test & Measurement

Large-format inspection and metrology system provides surface imaging

The Nexview 650 large-format metrology system provides automated measurement of injection-molding tooling, PCBs, and glass panels with work volumes up to 650 × 650 mm.
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Test & Measurement

Zygo laser interferometer system has 11.6 Mpixel sensor

The Verifire HDX laser interferometer system measures surface form and transmitted wavefront of optical components and systems.

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Optical coating & fabrication capabilities

Characterizing Cylinder Surfaces at Each Step of the Thermal Barrier Coating Process

One method of reducing weight is to replace the heavy cast-iron cylinder liners, used in aluminum cylinder blocks, with lighter-weight materials that are wear resistant and thermally...
Micro Lenses for Smartphone Camera Module, and Lens Molds

Process Metrology Helps Ensure Quality of Smartphone Camera Lenses

ZYGO's Compass ™ micro lens metrology system helps manufacturers verify lens quality and refine their manufacturing processes.
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Buyer's Guide

ZYGO Launches Next-Generation 3D Optical Profilers with Advances in Data Acquisition, Speed, Sensitivity and Intelligent Operation

Middlefield, CT - Zygo Corporation's latest generation Nexview™ NX2 and NewView™ 9000 3D optical profilinginstruments precisely measure surface area topography quickly...
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Test & Measurement

Zygo position measurement system provides non-contact absolute position

The ZPS absolute position measurement system enables high-precision measurement and positional control.
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FIGURE 1. Data from different zones of an aspheric surface measured by a Verifire Asphere interferometer are combined in software to obtain the optic's shape.
Test & Measurement

Photonics Products: Interferometers: Numerous ways exist to interferometrically measure aspheres

Aspheric optics can be measured using a Fizeau interferometer, or by using an optical profiler containing an interferometer; both approaches have a variety of forms.
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QPSI enables 'ripple-free' metrology in the presence of vibration

In unstable environments, phase-shifting interferometry is prone to inaccuracies because of ripple effects in the data.
FIGURE 1. A selection of diamond-tipped machining tools is used for shaping nonmetallic component for optical systems (a); an edge of a nonmetallic component is beveled (b).

Glass/Ceramic Machining: Machining precision glass and ceramics: Choosing, specifying and avoiding pitfalls

Incorporating glass and ceramic components into optical systems benefits from making the right choices in materials, design, and fabrication.
Test & Measurement

Ametek buys Zygo, maker of optical metrology equipment and precision optics

Ametek is acquiring all outstanding shares of Zygo for a price valued at approximately $280 million.
FIGURE 1. When using a Fizeau interferometer to measure radius in a basic radius-of-curvature measurement configuration, the confocal (a) and cat's eye (b) positions of the optic to be tested are determined. The axial difference of the support mount between these positions is the radius of curvature of the surface under test.
Test & Measurement

Interferometry: Achieving precision radius metrology for large optics

A displacement-measuring, interferometry-based radius scale—combined with environmental correction and the proper test procedure—can measure radius with uncertainties of better...
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Detectors & Imaging

Zygo introduces a profiler for 3D imaging and measurement

The Nexview profiler is optimized for noncontact surface metrology of an extensive variety of samples and surfaces from the very smooth to the very rough.
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In a computer-generated image, two aspherical EUV mirrors (shown in light blue) in a modified Schwarzschild configuration are shown mounted in their optomechanical structure. A hexapod actuator configuration controls the positions of the mirrors relative to each other.
Test & Measurement

EUV LITHOGRAPHY: High-NA EUV optics are on their way

Recently, a team of researchers presented results of their efforts to produce and make a 0.5 NA EUV optical projection module.

Zygo to manufacture optics for European Advanced Virgo project

Middlefield, CT--Zygo Corporation's (Nasdaq:ZIGO) Optical Systems Division has been awarded an order to manufacture a series of high-precision optics for the European Advanced...
FIGURE 1. A graph shows the maximum allowable vibration improvement between robust Zygo Verifire QPZ and a Conventional Phase-Shifting instrument (a) and how it manifests itself in a phase map as fringe print-through ripple errors (b).
Test & Measurement

INTERFEROMETRY: Interferometry moves beyond controlled laboratory environments

Techniques that are robust or even insensitive to vibration and air turbulence expand the application range of interferometry beyond the limits of controlled environments.

Zygo gets continuation order for laser fusion amplifiers

Middlefield, CT--The Optical Systems Division of Zygo Corporation (NASDAQ: ZIGO) has been awarded a $3.0 million continuation order for meter class Laser Fusion Amplifiers from...
Test & Measurement

Zygo to acquire ASML US Richmond Optics facility

Middlefield, CT-- Zygo Corporation (ZIGO), a provider of high precision optical components and optical metrology instruments, has entered into an agreement with ASML US, Inc. ...
Detectors & Imaging

Heads-up displays: L-3 awards Zygo $4.7M contract for Advanced Helmet Mount Displays

Middlefield, CT--Zygo’s Optical Systems Division was awarded a $4.7 million continuation contract for Advanced Helmet Mount Displays from L-3 Communications.
FIGURE 1. An example of a complex optical system shows multiple folds, wavelengths, and beam paths.
Positioning, Support & Accessories

ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICES: Novel methods simplify alignment of complex electro-optical systems

Alignment of electro-optical devices with multiple paths, multiple sources, off-axis elements, tight tolerances, or difficult components can be simplified through well-known tools...
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TECHNOLOGY REVIEW 2006: The exotic and the everyday spur innovation

Basic research nourishes the growth of photonic metamaterials and plasmonics, while the desires of the consumer result in laser TV and higher-capacity optical disks. At the center...
FIGURE 1. A unique asphere metrology system uses a standard laser Fizeau interferometer and a displacement-measuring interferometer to sweep out the whole surface from center to edge in a common-path configuration, ensuring low measurement uncertainty.
Test & Measurement

INTERFEROMETRY: Asphere interferometry powers precision lens manufacturing

A large-aperture, low-uncertainty laser Fizeau interferometer with highly expanded dynamic range enables accurate qualification of high-performance aspheric optics.

Zygo receives multi-million dollar laser fusion optics contract

Middlefield, CT--Zygo Corporation announced that it has received another production contract award for its Laser Fusion Program. The initial order, valued at approximately $1....
Test & Measurement

ZYGO Enhances Highest Performance Stage Metrology Solution

Zygo Corp., a technology leader in Displacement Measuring Interferometry, has introduced the ZMI 4004 measurement electronics. The ZMI 4004 is designed to meet the most demanding...