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For the past 10 years, ZYGO has been the supplier of choice to Thales UK's optronics business for its sapphire windows needs. Thales UK has consistently found ZYGO able to deliver high performance, high quality windows on time and on budget in support of our Naval projects.
– Thales UK

High-Precision Optical Windows

For the past 10 years, ZYGO has been the supplier of choice to Thales UK's optronics business for its sapphire windows needs. Thales UK has consistently found ZYGO able to deliver high performance, high quality windows on time and on budget in support of our Naval projects.
– Thales UK
ZYGO's Optics business segment is recognized worldwide as a leader in the fabrication of high precision optical windows for demanding applications such as surveillance & reconnaissance, laser fusion research, FLIR sensing systems, and high performance underwater and space applications.

Our proprietary manufacturing technology and processes enable ZYGO to manufacture high precision optical windows greater than a meter in diameter. ZYGO has made significant investments in optimizing fabrication processes for sapphire and water clear zinc sulfide ideally suited for military surveillance and reconnaissance applications.

Focusing on stringently-controlled fabrication processes that minimize surface and sub-surface damage, ZYGO provides high flexural strength, high reliability windows. ZYGO can also control wedge, and its orientation on sapphire and ZnS windows, and is recognized for volume production and delivery of meter class high laser fluence optics for nearly every major laser fusion research facility in the world, including the National Ignition Facility in Livermore, California.

Key Features

• Specializing in sapphire, zinc sulfide (ZnS), silicon (Si), Bk7, fused silica, and zinc selenide (ZnSe) windows for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance applications.

• Proprietary fabrication processes to maximize strength and reliability.

• Transmitted Wavefront Errors better than λ/20.

• Wedge tolerances < 10 arc seconds.

• Material sizes exceeding 36" diameter.

• Perimeter shaping of complex geometries.

• Special processes to stress relieve for mounting.

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