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When The Goal is Large Scale Optics

There is a given when it comes to telescope lenses for use on earth or in space. The bigger the better! But, what type of criteria do you need to assess to for the fabrication of a mirror that is fit for purpose?

Jan 9, 2023

Case Study

Zygo supports the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s National Ignition Facility’s Quest for Sustainable Clean Energy

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL’s) National Ignition Facility (NIF) offers powerful laser beams to process unlimited and sustainable clean energy. See Zygo's solution for achieving this energy production by producing highly precise optics–the kind of optics.

Dec 9, 2022


How Non-contact Measurement is Supporting Growth in Consumer Electronics

For manufacturers of today’s ubiquitous consumer electronics devices, having the utmost confidence, precision, and speed of metrology is critical. See how Zygo systems are providing anywhere from advanced research through volume production.

Oct 20, 2022


The Promise of Hydrogen: Metrology of Fuel Cell Manufacturing

For fuel cells, surface properties impact their efficiency and must be kept within specified target parameters. Read about how Zygo manufacturing has made inspection more efficient through non-contact optical metrology

Jul 18, 2022


How to Improve Performance with Aspheric Metrology

In this webinar, we'll look at some of the common pitfalls and opportunities in measuring aspheres, and how to interpret aspheric measurements to improve the manufacturing process.

Jun 27, 2022


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


Newview NX2 Interactive Display

View the Nexview NX2 Demonstration, a top selling Zygo product.

Mar 29, 2022


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

High powered UV laser

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

Jet turbines

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