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Webinar
How to manage concept to production for medical optics

Medical Optics, Managing Programs From Concept To Production

This webinar covers how to perform pattern alignment on a ZYGO optical profiler with motorized staging using Mx™ software. We go over both manual methods as well as automated alignment using the VisionPro 2D vision analysis plug-in for Mx™.

Jul 29, 2021

Case Study
Electric vehicle manufacturing and precision metrology

Case Study: Electric Vehicle Manufacturing and Precision Metrology

Using non-contact metrology to overcome difficulties in fabricating

Jul 23, 2021

Blog

How Smooth is Smooth?

Using optical metrology to scan even the smoothest of surfaces.

Jul 16, 2021

Research Paper

Low noise surface mapping of transparent plane-parallel parts with a low coherence interferometer

This article discusses a new instrument for measurements of thin transparent flats incorporates a novel in-line normal-incidence equal path interferometer, and extended broad-band illumination to isolate the surface of interest while reducing coherent noise and artifacts.

Jul 14, 2021

Research Paper

Instantaneous measurement Fizeau interferometer with high spatial resolution

This article reports on a Fizeau-type interferometer optimized for light-efficient, single-frame carrier fringe acquisition for instantaneous metrology at high lateral resolution.

Jul 14, 2021

Research Paper

Challenges and solutions in the optical measurement of aspheres

This paper explores how advances in digital signal processing are driving a convergence of the two techniques.

Jul 14, 2021

Research Paper
Interference Microscopy for Surface Structure Analysis

Interference Microscopy for Surface Structure Analysis

This chapter considers the principles of interferometric dimensional metrology applied to surface features best viewed in a microscope. Interference microscopy encompasses a wide variety of techniques for measuring surface texture, shape, step heights, lateral positions and dimensions, transparent film structure, and the scattering behavior of optically unresolved patterns.

Jul 14, 2021

Research Paper

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.

Jul 14, 2021

Research Paper

Short Range, High Accuracy Displacement Metrology

This article provides a brief overview of precision measurements of sub-mm displacements and compares the relevant performance characteristics and limitations.

Jul 14, 2021

Blog
Graphics really matters in metrology

Why Graphics Really Matter in Metrology Software

How graphics evaluate data faster and less prone to interpretation error.

Jun 29, 2021

Blog

What is an Aspheric Lens?

The purpose of and increasing need for aspheric lenses.

Jun 18, 2021

Blog

What’s the Big Deal About Patents?

Modern day use of patents to support innovation.

Jun 11, 2021