Zygo Corporation is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced optical metrology systems and ultra-precise optical components and assemblies.
Our mission is to enable customer success by delivering innovative precision optical and metrology solutions that exceed expectations.
ZYGO is comprised of these groups:
- 3D Optical Profilers
- Laser Interferometers
- Nano Position Sensors
- Precision Optical Components & Systems
ZYGO's competencies and success stem from the core values embedded in the DNA of the company – a passion for precision, an obsession with quality, integrity in customer relationships, and pride in everything we do.
We have a large and highly knowledgeable team of experts in the fields of precision metrology and optics who deliver exceptional results for our customers by constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible. Our passion for innovation is evidenced by approximately 750 patents awarded since the Company's founding. As a vertically integrated company, our teams work collaboratively under one roof.
Founded in 1970, and headquartered in Middlefield, Connecticut, ZYGO's global presence is supported by approximately 500 dedicated and highly skilled individuals.
In 2014, ZYGO became part of the Ultra Precision Technologies Division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electro-mechanical devices. ZYGO enjoys mutually beneficial relationships with its AMETEK sister companies, collaborating on technologies and sharing resources in order to provide the best possible experience for our customers.
FEATURED ARTICLES & DOWNLOADS
An Optical Diverter is an accessory that makes it possible to enhance the flexibility of many profilers by making it easy to measure internal surfaces and the sidewalls of very large parts
By introducing a compensating window into the reference leg, glass-compensated microscope objectives maintain equal path conditions, ensuring accurate inspection through windows up to 7.5 mm thick.
Traditional PSI faces errors from vibrations, making accurate measurements a struggle. QPSI, with its patented algorithm, mitigates vibration impact, ensuring every frame is validated individually.
Zygo has teamed up with Karen Nyberg, a former astronaut, to serve as the company's brand ambassador. Nyberg shares insights on the similarities in leadership between the space station and high-tech companies, offering valuable strategic lessons.
Building a partnership based on trust and competence with your optical component supplier is essential for a successful collaboration. Prioritize open communication, shared values, and the supplier's ability to deliver exceptional results.
Discover how a new sensor system helped a company avoid issues like drift in their deformable mirror by providing critical deformable feedback on the focal spot in seconds.
Zygo Supports The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s National Ignition Facility’s Quest For Sustainable Clean Energy
Zygo has been making optics for the NIF’s laser program since the early 1970's, playing a critical role as the NIF’s laser system is the only facility in the world that operates above the laser damage threshold requirements for optics.
To ensure that it was using the best equipment for the task, a company that develops innovative virtual reality (VR) solutions turned to Zygo, the leading optical metrology innovator.
When companies need to scale up the size of their windows and mirrors while maintaining the most exacting of optical specifications, the competence of a chosen partner is essential.
Join the optics and photonics community in this exploration of the latest breakthroughs and cutting-edge research.
In this episode of “Metrology Matters,” two experts in the field, Bruce Truax, director of engineering at Zygo, and Kate Medicus, CEO of Ruda Cardinal, introduce us to laser interferometry. They provide an overview of laser interferometry, its importantance in producing small optics, its applications in the industry, and its best practices.
This webinar discusses the vibration effects on a measurement using Phase Shifting Interferometry (PSI), solutions for mitigating the vibration effects, and dynamic alignment techniques for use in challenging environments.
This webinar will discuss the precise measurements of super-smooth polished surfaces and present a case study with real-world examples on these types of samples.
This webinar by ZYGO discusses the use of Mx™ data with optical design software for optical modeling and measurements.
This webinar presentation discusses the Part Finder & SmartSetup features, the Level/Step tool, and customized workspace available with ZYGO 3D optical profilers.