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What's New at ZYGO?

This page provides a list of all available news releases and blog posts.

Date Title
06/18/2020 Webinar Replay: Applying System Reference
06/17/2020 Webinar Replay: Basic Scripting with Python™ in ZYGO's Mx™ Software
06/11/2020 Webinar Replay: Calibrating a ZYGO 3D Optical Profiler
06/04/2020 Webinar Replay: Mx™ 8.0 Feature Preview
06/03/2020 Webinar Replay: Precision Fizeau Interferometers vs. Challenging Environments. See Who Wins...
05/20/2020 Webinar Replay: Precise Measurement of Super-Polished Surfaces
05/14/2020 Video Interview – World Metrology Day
05/06/2020 Webinar Replay: Exclusive "Smart" Features Enhance Productivity of ZYGO Optical Profilers
03/24/2020 AMETEK Essential Businesses Remain Open During COVID-19 Outbreak
03/20/2020 ZYGO's Statement on the COVID-19 Outbreak
02/14/2020 New Interferometer System Boosts Productivity for Spherical Optics Manufacturers
10/25/2019 Measuring Surface Form of Thin Plane-Parallel Optics, the Quick and Easy Way
10/15/2019 Characterizing Cylinder Surfaces at Each Step of the Thermal Barrier Coating Process
09/05/2019 Nano-Positioner Manufacturer Chooses ZYGO DMI System to Characterize Performance
09/27/2018 Using Grazing Incidence Interferometry to Measure Large or Non-Specular Surfaces
09/11/2018 Process Metrology Helps Ensure Quality of Smartphone Camera Lenses
09/10/2018 Precision Lead Angle Metrology Improves Shaft Seals and Engine Efficiency
07/09/2018 Precision Gear Tooth Metrology Helps Automaker Silence Humming Differential
06/18/2018 Measuring Roughness on Super-Smooth Surfaces
06/15/2018 New Smart Setup Feature Streamlines Precision Surface Metrology
06/06/2018 Think you know ZYGO? Check out these six surprising facts and statistics...
03/17/2018 World Metrology Day, 2018
03/16/2018 Demands of Smartphone Camera Quality Drive Manufacturing Process Improvements
03/08/2018 Reliable and Precise Measurement of Optics in Production Environments - the Fast and Easy Way!
03/02/2018 Machine Vision Tools Enhance 2D and 3D Surface Metrology and Inspection
02/08/2018 ZYGO Laser Interferometer Appears in TV Spot
01/30/2018 An Inside Look at ZYGO's Precision Optical Manufacturing Operations
01/25/2018 ZYGO Introduces Next-Generation 3D Optical Profilers at Photonics West 2018
11/22/2017 Laser Focus World Includes ZYGO's ZPS System in "Top 20 Photonics Technology Picks for 2017"
11/22/2017 Highest Quality Laser Interferometer Measurements Require Highest Quality Reference Optics
11/22/2017 Measuring Wavefront Distortion of Optical Windows Using Laser Interferometry
11/07/2017 ZYGO's Verifire™ HDX Laser Interferometer Delivers Industry-Leading Resolution
10/26/2017 Current Trends of Optical Metrology – An interview with Dr. Peter de Groot
10/25/2017 Optical Metrology for Precision Engineers – A Full-Day Short Course to be Presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of ASPE
10/19/2017 Advanced Model Based Films Analysis from ZYGO Enables Full Metrology of Films as Thin as 50 nm
Date Title
10/17/2018 ZYGO Launches Latest Generation of ZeGage Non-Contact 3D Optical Profilers
03/13/2018 ZYGO Launches Next-Generation 3D Optical Profilers with Advances in Data Acquisition, Speed, Sensitivity and Intelligent Operation
06/22/2017 Zygo Corporation introduces Verifire™ HDX laser interferometer with ultrahigh-resolution and imaging for precise 3D metrology of optical components and systems
02/15/2017 Zygo Corporation Partners with Adcole Corporation on 3D Surface Metrology System for Advanced Process Control of Automotive Powertrain Component Manufacturing
02/05/2017 Zygo Corporation Introduces Miniature Optical Position Sensor for High-Precision Motion Sensing and Positioning Applications
07/26/2016 Zygo Corporation enhances industry-leading Verifire™ laser interferometers for improved performance and value
02/16/2016 Precision Optics Manufactured by ZYGO Enable Scientists to Confirm Detection of Gravitational Waves
10/12/2015 ZYGO introduces innovative, portable 3D surface metrology solution for precision manufacturing and quality control of large-scale optics and industrial parts
09/01/2015 ZYGO Introduces Advanced Metrology and Yield Enhancement Tool for Consumer Lens Manufacturing
06/23/2015 ZYGO Releases Verifire™ XL Interferometer for Large Aperture Form Metrology
05/13/2015 Release of Zegage™ Plus Optical Profiler Adds More Speed and Precision to Zegage Product Line
06/18/2014 ZYGO Stockholders Approve Merger With AMETEK (Revised)
06/18/2014 ZYGO Stockholders Approve Merger With AMETEK
04/11/2014 AMETEK to Acquire Zygo Corporation
04/02/2014 ZYGO Receives Order in Excess of $3 Million From Asian IC Substrate Manufacturer
03/13/2014 ZYGO Receives $5 Million Manufacturing Order From Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturer
03/10/2014 ZYGO Receives Support Order for Laser Fusion Amplifiers
02/11/2014 ZYGO Receives $3 Million Order From Major Consumer Products Company
02/04/2014 Latest-Generation NewView™ 8000 3D Optical Profiler Systems With Mx™ Software and Enhanced Surface Metrology Capabilities Introduced by Zygo
10/21/2013 Zygo Corporation Appoints Gary K. Willis as Interim Chief Executive Officer
09/25/2013 ZYGO Receives $4 Million Production Order From Major Medical Device Company
09/06/2013 ZYGO Appoints Tony Allan Chief Operating Officer
08/28/2013 Zygo Corporation's Precision Optical Metrology Team Receives 2013 Paul F. Forman Engineering Excellence Award
08/26/2013 Nexview™ 3D Imaging and Surface Metrology System With High Precision, Flexibility and Speed Introduced by Zygo
08/05/2013 ZYGO Receives $2 Million Manufacturing Order From Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturer
05/09/2013 ZYGO Receives Large Orders for Advanced Systems and Components to Support 450 mm Semiconductor Equipment Development
03/04/2013 ZYGO Receives Order to Manufacture Optics for European Advanced Virgo Project
02/04/2013 ZYGO Announces Tony Allan as Senior Vice President of World-Wide Operations
08/29/2012 Zygo Corporation Establishes Taiwan Subsidiary
04/12/2012 ZYGO Receives Order in Excess of $3 Million From Major Medical Device Company for High Precision Lens Assemblies
04/05/2012 ZYGO Receives Over $2 Million Order From a Major Semiconductor Manufacturer
11/03/2011 ZYGO Receives $4 Million Manufacturing Order From Major Medical Device Company
10/24/2011 ZYGO Awarded $9 Million CNSE/SEMATECH Development Contract for EUV Micro-Exposure Tool Optics
06/30/2011 ZYGO Receives Over $3M Continuation Order for Laser Fusion Amplifiers
02/17/2011 John P. Jordan Named CFO of Zygo
02/14/2011 ZYGO Receives Continuation Order for Laser Fusion Amplifiers
11/16/2010 ZYGO Closes on Acquisition of Assets of ASML US Richmond Optics Facility
09/22/2010 ZYGO Receives Orders for Large Optics Test Systems
09/14/2010 ZYGO Receives Order for Advanced Helmet Mount Displays
07/30/2010 ZYGO Announces the Pending Departure of Walter A. Shephard, CFO
12/23/2009 Zygo Corporation Elects Two New Technology Fellows
10/26/2009 ZYGO Receives Order for Advanced Helmet Mounted Displays
10/21/2009 ZYGO Announces Leadership Transition Plan
10/05/2009 ZYGO and Toho Announce Strategic Business Partnership
06/17/2009 Nanometrics and ZYGO Announce Strategic Business Partnership
04/03/2009 ZYGO'S UniFire™ 7900 Selected for High Volume Manufacturing Lithography Process Control
08/06/2008 ZYGO Releases LIFTS™ Stage Solution for Flat Panel Metrology and Inspection
07/15/2008 ZYGO Announces Advanced Film Capability Enabling Consolidation of Process Control Equipment
04/25/2008 ZYGO Scientist Elected SPIE Fellow
04/22/2008 ZYGO Receives LCD Display Equipment Orders of $6.6 Million
03/11/2008 Zygo Corporation Receives Follow-On UniFire-7900™ Order for Back End of Line Metrology
02/28/2008 ZYGO Acquires Assets of Solvision; Enters Semiconductor Back-End Inspection Market
02/13/2008 ZYGO Introduces Next Generation 3D Optical Profiler
12/19/2007 ZYGO Receives Flat Panel Display Orders Exceeding $7 Million
12/12/2007 Zygo Corporation Announces ClearShot™ In-Line Defect Review Tool
10/08/2007 ZYGO Receives a $4.4 Million Order for Long-Range Night Vision Surveillance Systems
07/09/2007 Zygo Corporation Receives UniFire-7900™ Order From a Major Semiconductor Customer for Back End of Line Metrology
06/29/2007 Zygo Corporation's Optics business segment Awarded Follow-On Medical Contract of $10.2 Million
06/26/2007 Zygo Corporation Receives First UniFire-7900™ Order From Major Data Storage Customer
06/14/2007 Zygo Corporation Introduces Semiconductor Tool for Litho and Etch Metrology
03/15/2007 ZYGO Facility Receives Certification for Medical Product Manufacturing
01/17/2007 Zygo Corporation Announces the NewView™600 Series of High Performance, Production Floor 3D Optical Profilers
01/10/2007 Zygo Corporation Announces Verifire Asphere™ Metrology Tool
12/19/2006 Zygo Corporation Announces Appointment of James Northup as President, Metrology Division
11/20/2006 Zygo Corporation Announces Appointment of John Stack, President, Optical Systems Solutions Business Unit
10/25/2006 Zygo Corporation Announces Appointment of James Northup, Executive Vice President, Corporate Business Development
10/16/2006 Zygo Corporation Receives First Order for Z3D-7200™ Multifunctional Wafer Metrology and Inspection Tool
10/04/2006 Zygo Corporation Receives Order for New Ink Jet Printing Metrology System
10/03/2006 Zygo Corporation Receives $6.8 Million of Laser Fusion Optics Contracts
09/21/2006 Zygo Corporation Announces Z3D 7200™ Multifunctional Wafer Metrology and Inspection Tool
09/12/2006 Zygo Corporation Receives Multi-Million Dollar Commitment for Front End Semiconductor Process Metrology Tools
06/29/2006 Zygo Corporation Receives Multi-Million Dollar Laser Fusion Optics Contract
05/04/2006 Zygo Corporation Ships First Front End Semiconductor Process Metrology Tool
04/27/2006 ZYGO Receives First Production Order for Advanced Helmet Mounted Display Units
04/03/2006 Zygo Corporation Announces Front End Semiconductor Process Metrology Tool
01/17/2006 Zygo Corporation Receives Multiple Orders for Semiconductor Process Metrology Systems
09/29/2005 ZYGO Announces Multiple Orders for Flat Panel Display Systems Incorporating the ONE SHOT™ Process Control System
09/12/2005 ZYGO Announces Opening of Semiconductor Process Metrology Group in Oregon
06/02/2005 ZYGO Ships 150th Beam Delivery System for INTRALASE FS2 Femtosecond Laser
02/28/2005 Prototype Production Tool Contract Awarded to ZYGO
01/18/2005 ZYGO Receives Preferred Supplier Award From Bosch
12/21/2004 Multi-Million-Dollar (Second Phase) Development Contract Awarded to Zygo
11/05/2004 Zygo Corporation Announces Opening of China Regional Sales Office and Service Center
07/13/2004 ZYGO Awarded $3.8 Million to Develop and Facilitate Manufacture of Thin Fused Silica Substrates for the National Ignition Facility (NIF)
06/11/2004 ZYGO Announces New Production Interferometers for Consumer Electronics Market
04/23/2004 ZYGO Announces $8 Million in Orders for Flat Panel Photo Spacer Metrology Tools
04/22/2004 ZYGO Selected to Supply the Large Beam Splitter Assembly
04/13/2004 ZYGO Announces New Performance Capabilities for Optimizing Interferometric Metrology in Production Environments
04/13/2004 ZYGO Ships First Automated Semiconductor Packaging Metrology System
12/02/2003 L-3 Communications' Link Division Awards $1.7MM Development Contract to Zygo Corporation and Optical Research Associates
08/27/2003 Northrop Grumman Selects ZYGO to Supply Sapphire Windows
08/26/2003 Zygo Corporation Receives Six Million Dollar Contract for Optical Components
04/01/2003 ZYGO Announces New Business Operation to Focus on Defense and Aerospace Industries
03/03/2003 ZYGO Receives Contract Award for Opto-Mechanical Assemblies from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
01/03/2003 Zygo Corporation Receives Four Million Dollar Contract Extension from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory For Laser Optics
09/18/2002 Zygo Corporation Receives $1.5 M Contract from Flat Panel Display Equipment Manufacturer
09/17/2002 Multi-Million Dollar Development Contract Awarded to Zygo
08/29/2002 Zygo Corporation Receives Multi-million Dollar Contract Award From Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for Opto-mechanical Assemblies
07/30/2002 Zygo Corporation's Simetra FTP Wins R&D 100 Award
07/18/2002 ZYGO Introduces New Verifire Interferometer Line
05/01/2002 ZYGO's New KMS100 DUV Photomask Pattern Fidelity Verification System Judged Tool of Choice In Customer Evaluation Trials
03/20/2002 ZYGO TeraOptix Announces New Silicon Optical Bench Packaging Platform
12/14/2001 Zygo Corporation Announces Sale of ZYGO's Automation Systems Group
12/06/2001 ZYGO Enhances Highest Performance Stage Metrology Solution
12/05/2001 ZYGO Expands ZMI 500 Series of Stage Metrology Solutions
02/27/2001 ZYGO CORPORATION DELIVERS MULTIPLE AWARD-WINNING MICROLUPITM SYSTEMS TO DIGITAL OPTICS CORPORATION
12/19/2000 ZYGO CORPORATION RECEIVES $4.9 MILLION ORDER FOR TELECOM OPTICAL ASSEMBLIES
12/01/2000 ZYGO TERAOPTIX EXPANDS PRODUCTION CAPACITY
09/06/2000 Zygo Corporation Introduces Breakthrough In-Process Metrology Tool for Precision Automotive Parts and Assemblies
09/05/2000 ZYGO TERAOPTIX ANNOUNCES A NEW METROLOGY SYSTEM FOR OPTICAL TESTING OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPONENTS
07/31/2000 ZYGO EXPANDS AUTOMATION SYSTEMS GROUP
07/24/2000 ZYGO’S TELECOM DIVISION SIGNS DEVELOPMENT & SUPPLY AGREEMENT WITH LIGHTCHIP, INC.
06/28/2000 ZYGO CORPORATION ANNOUNCES OEM WIN FOR ZMI 510™ POSITION FEEDBACK SYSTEM
06/09/2000 ZYGO ANNOUNCES COOPERATIVE EFFORT WITH THIELENHAUS MICROFINISH CORPORATION
06/08/2000 ZYGO ANNOUNCES PREFERRED SUPPLIER STATUS WITH CUMMINS ENGINE COMPANY, INC.
06/08/2000 VPT AND ZYGO FORM PARTNERSHIP TO DEVELOP THIN-FILM COATING EQUIPMENT AND PROCESSES FOR THE OPTICAL TELECOM MARKET
05/05/2000 ZYGO COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF FIREFLY TECHNOLOGIES
04/12/2000 ZYGO RECEIVES OVER $1 MILLION IN METROLOGY SYSTEM ORDERS FROM TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
03/14/2000 ZYGO ANNOUNCES MULTIPLE ZMI 2000 SYSTEM ORDER
03/14/2000 ZYGO CORPORATION APPOINTS VICE PRESIDENT, AUTOMATION SYSTEMS
03/07/2000 ZYGO ENTERS INTO LETTER OF INTENT TO ACQUIRE FIREFLY TECHNOLOGIES FORMING A DIVISION TO FOCUS ON THE RAPIDLY EXPANDING OPTICAL TELECOMMUNCATIONS MARKET
02/24/2000 ZYGO CORPORATION APPOINTS VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCE
02/18/2000 ZYGO EXPANDS PENETRATION IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS
01/28/2000 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT RENDERS JUDGMENT IN FAVOR OF PLAINTIFF ZYGO
12/22/1999 ZYGOLOT RECEIVES AN ORDER FOR ZMI DISPLACEMENT MEASURING METROLOGY EQUIPMENT
12/09/1999 ZYGO CORPORATION ANNOUNCES RECORD NEW ORDERS IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION FOR ITS NEWVIEW 5000 SERIES OPTICAL PROFILERS FOR DATA STORAGE CUSTOMERS
12/09/1999 ZYGO APPOINTS WESTERN REGIONAL MANAGER
11/17/1999 J. BRUCE ROBINSON APPOINTED CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
10/27/1999 ZYGO CORPORATION INTRODUCES AUTOMATIC RETICLE INSPECTION AND HANDLING STATION
10/11/1999 ZYGO CORPORATION ANNOUNCES NEW EUROPEAN JOINT VENTURE
09/21/1999 Zygo Corporation Announces Record Orders for Second Generation AutoMESA Tool
09/16/1999 ZYGO Introduces the New ZYGO CP 200wl Critical Planarity Measurement System for Semiconductor Wafer Metrology
08/27/1999 ZYGO ANNOUNCES DEPARTURE OF VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS
07/12/1999 ZYGO CORPORATION ANNOUNCES DOLOMITE 200A COMPLEMENTING ITS EXISTING LINE OF SCANNING PROBE MICROSCOPES
03/23/1999 ZYGO RECEIVES MAJOR OEM ORDER FOR MASK HANDLING SYSTEM
03/22/1999 ZYGO SELLS NEW DEFECT PRINTABILITY SYSTEM TO SEMATECH
03/15/1999 ZYGO CORPORATION ANNOUNCES MAJOR INITIATIVES TO STIMULATE GROWTH
02/16/1999 ZYGO’S VISION SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES THE INTRODUCTION OF THE ZFM 1000 LASER AUTO FOCUS MODULE
02/01/1999 ZYGO’S VISION SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES FOLLOW-ON ORDERS FOR AIR BEARING GEOMETRY SYSTEMS AND ROW BOW MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS
01/15/1999 ZYGO ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF NEW PRESIDENT
01/12/1999 ZYGO AND IBM SIGN ADDITIONAL WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT FOR IBM PRODUCTION LINE ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPE
10/05/1998 MAJOR WIN FOR ZYGO’S YIELD IMPROVEMENT STRATEGY
10/05/1998 ZYGO RECEIVES MULTIPLE ORDERS FOR ITS AUTOMESA DISK FLATNESS MEASUREMENT/SORTING TOOL
10/05/1998 ZYGO CORPORATION ADVANCES MAJOR OEM RELATIONSHIP
08/20/1998 ZYGO ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF NEW VICE PRESIDENT
07/22/1998 ZYGO IMPLEMENTS MAJOR COST CONTAINMENT EFFORTS
06/23/1998 ZYGO ANNOUNCES MAJOR MANAGEMENT REALIGNMENT
05/15/1998 ZYGO RECEIVES PHOTONICS CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR MESA
05/11/1998 ZYGO FOUNDERS RECEIVE EDWIN H. LAND MEDAL
04/14/1998 ZYGO APPOINTS SENIOR PRODUCT MARKETING MANAGER
04/07/1998 ZYGO AUTOMATION SYSTEMS ADVANCES OEM RELATIONSHIP
04/02/1998 ZYGO REALIGNS BUSINESS UNITS
04/01/1998 ZYGO RECEIVES FIRST INDUSTRIAL ORDER FOR MESA SYSTEM
03/30/1998 ZYGO CORPORATION ELECTS VICE PRESIDENT HUMAN RESOURCES
03/25/1998 ZYGO OPENS SINGAPORE SALES SUPPORT FACILITY
03/23/1998 ZYGO’S DISK THICKNESS MEASUREMENT AND SORTING SYSTEM IS A HIT
03/19/1998 ZYGO ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF MACHINE VISION GROUP
- FORMER SIGHT SYSTEMS UNIT MOVES TO NEW FACILITIES -
03/19/1998 ZYGO MOVES ITS FLYING HEIGHT TEST DIVISION TO NEW FACILITIES
03/18/1998 ZYGO RECEIVES FIRST ORDERS FOR MESA SYSTEM
12/08/1997 ZYGO’S SIGHT SYSTEMS BUSINESS UNIT CAPTURES NEW CUSTOMERS
12/08/1997 ZYGO FOUNDERS RECEIVE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FROM THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PRECISION ENGINEERING
12/05/1997 ZYGO SHIPS 500th GPI
12/05/1997 ZYGO EXPANDS BUSINESS FOR ITS MOTION CONTROL SYSTEMS
10/03/1997 Zygo Corporation Anounced that Gary K. Willis, has suffered a mild heart attack
09/15/1997 ZYGO CORPORATION ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF SYNCOTEC NEUE TECHNOLOGIEN UND INSTRUMENTE GMBH
08/19/1997 ZYGO CORPORATION ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF SIGHT SYSTEMS, INC.
05/09/1997 ZYGO ANNOUNCES SELECTION BY LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LABORATORY AS A PRIMARY OPTICS SUPPLIER FOR NATIONAL IGNITION FACILITY

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