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Common Mistakes in Measuring Medical Optics and How to Avoid Them

With medical device optics, planning is key meaning planning that creates a strategy from the earliest design concept all the way through to final acceptance and testing. Read the blog to learn more

Jun 22, 2022

Research Paper

High resolution, non-contact surface metrology for freeform optics in digital immersive displays

This paper discusses how the demand for freeform solutions is no more strongly felt than in the development of digital immersive displays for augmented and mixed reality, where the combination of exceptionally high performance combines with ergonomic constraints of wearable interactive technologies.

May 1, 2022

Case Study

Metronom Health: The Critical Role of Metrology in Product Development

Metronom's proprietary technology is believed to provide very significant improvements over available Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) technologies. Read about how Zygo NewView 9000 played an important role in developing a monitoring system that is user friendly, affordable, and accurate.

Apr 12, 2022

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When is Smooth Too Rough?

Understand surface roughness as it relates to a machined part, polished item, or manufactured part is crucial in determining how the part will perform, wear, appear, or function. Read the blog to find out more on evaluating components.

Mar 24, 2022

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How Optical Coatings Impact High-Powered UV Lasers

When thinking of a high powered laser, the image that comes to mind is likely to have some connection to a sci-fi “death ray.” Some planet, some ship, some foe is being instantly reduced to a sub-atomic pile of junk. The truth is there are extremely powerful lasers available in a variety of wavelengths, but they are not used for destructive purposes. Read more about ultra-violet lasers

Mar 10, 2022

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How is Metrology Used in Aerospace?

Metrology is changing the way the aerospace industry manufactures—by increasing production and cost-efficiency. Read more about it.

Mar 3, 2022

Research Paper

Contributions of holography to the advancement of interferometric measurements of surface topography

This paper reviews seven specific developments, ranging from data acquisition to fundamental imaging theory in three dimensions, that illustrate the synergistic developments of holography and interferometry.

Mar 2, 2022

Research Paper

Revolutions in optical metrology in the era of Big Data and Industry 4.0

In this presentation, we discuss some of the opportunities and challenges for optical metrology in the context of industry 4.0.

Feb 1, 2022

Research Paper

Laser damage properties of Al2O3/MgF2 antireflection coatings on large curved substrates at 248 nm

This paper presents the results of one such effort to coat multi-layered Al2O3 and MgF2 antireflection coatings on substrates of planar, spherical, and aspherical geometries. The spectral, surface quality, and pulsed laser damage performance of these coatings are presented.

Jan 25, 2022

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Additive Manufacturing — New Frontiers for Production and Validation

Today, additive manufacturing (AM) is dramatically changing the way that manufacturers produce end-use parts and components. Not surprisingly, analysis of the accuracy and repeatable tolerance range of AM has become a critical issue. Read about Zygo's impact using coherence scanning interferometry (CSI) technology.

Jan 10, 2022

Research Paper
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Contributions of holography to the advancement of interferometric measurements of surface topography

This paper presents many contributions of holography to the advancement of interferometry for surface topography measurement.

Jan 1, 2022

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How does QPSI Technology Perform Against Vibration?

Vibrations can present considerable challenges during phase-shifting laser interferometer measurements. Read about how ZYGO has worked to eliminate the negative effects of vibration

Dec 16, 2021