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Overcoming Pitfalls When Measuring Thin, Parallel Optics
Driven by the demand for smaller and smaller consumer products and semiconductor devices, manufacturers require thin planar optics for an array of applications. This puts the responsibility on the material and optics manufacturers to ensure the surface of the glass is flat and free of material deformities which can cause distortion and affect end-use functionality. One advanced solution is Fourier-transform phase-shifting interferometry (FTPSI), which enables easy characterization of the front and back surface, optical thickness variation, and material homogeneity of thin plane parallel glass.
Overcoming Metrology Bottlenecks In Additive Manufacturing
Post-process metrology to validate the integrity of additive manufacturing (AM) builds is vital because many parts produced by AM end up in safety critical applications where end-use functionality is of critical importance. This article reviews developments from ZYGO that allow for hitherto unattainable metrology results.
Measuring Surfaces Of Thin Plane-Parallel Optics, The Quick And Easy Way
Innovative technology enables form measurement of both front and back surfaces of thin optics, simultaneously.
Characterizing Cylinder Surfaces At Each Step Of The Thermal Barrier Coating Process
Automotive engine manufacturers, seeking to maximize efficiency and reduce emissions, have been using innovative materials and methods to reduce engine weight. One method of reducing weight is to replace the heavy cast-iron cylinder liners, used in aluminum cylinder blocks, with lighter-weight materials that are wear resistant and thermally efficient.
Precision Lead Angle Metrology
ZYGO helps major automaker implement precision metrology to measure and quantify lead angle of shaft sealing surfaces to reduce friction and improve efficiency.
So Many Parts. So Little Time. The Solution? Smart Setup!
ZYGO's Smart Setup feature simplifies the process of setting up the sample and instrument for various surfaces and measurement types.
OEM 3D Optical Metrology Sensor Solutions
Do you have a need for precise, high-speed, non-contact surface metrology and inspection? Are you an OEM manufacturer or system integrator looking to partner with a leading company with the experience to ensure your success? ZYGO's 3D Optical profilers are now available as a fully integrable solution with a long history of successful production integrations.
How To Measure Thin, Parallel Optics
Thin, parallel optics are difficult to measure, because both front and back surfaces reflect light. Fourier- Transform Phase Shifting Interferometry can separate those reflections and provide more information than traditional methods.
Process Metrology Helps Ensure Quality Of Smartphone Camera Lenses
ZYGO's Compass ™ micro lens metrology system helps manufacturers verify lens quality and refine their manufacturing processes.
Using Grazing Incidence Interferometry To Measure Large Or Non-Specular Surfaces
This article informs the reader on grazing incidence interferometry; a relatively simple technique that is useful for large or non-specular metrology.
The Woodward company is one of the oldest U.S. companies that started out providing water wheel governors and has grown to delivering control systems for reciprocating engines, gas steam engines, aircraft turbines, and aircraft actuation flight control. As these systems become more advanced, they must be regulated at higher standards. Woodward uses ZYGO’s optical metrology technologies to advance their materials inspection.
Interferometer Drop Test
This video is not your typical test. ZYGO is going to drop test their newly packed interferometer. You read that right. See what happens!
Zygo At Photonics West 2020
Celebrating their 50-year anniversary as a company that offers precision optics and optical metrology technologies, ZYGO is excited to present once again at Photonics West 2020. Check out the video to see their featured products, including optical profilers, and learn more about their precision optics manufacturing capabilities.
ZYGO Electro-Optics Design And Manufacturing Capabilities
This video provides an overview of ZYGO Corporation’s electro-optics design and manufacturing capabilities.
An Inside Look At ZYGO's Precision Optical Manufacturing Operations
ZYGO is focused on bringing solutions centered around precision optical components, extreme precision optical components, and optical assembly services. With abilities to work on a build-to-print basis or build a design from scratch through to volume production, ZYGO offers in-process quality assurance to make sure end product meets or exceeds the customer's specifications.
Zygo Launches Latest Generation Of ZeGage Non-Contact 3D Optical Profilers
Zygo Corporation has announced the introduction of its latest generation of ZeGage™ 3D optical profiling instruments providing precise and rapid non-contact measurement of surface topography for enhanced quality and process control.
Best-in-Class For Measuring Glass
Zygo's new, innovative glass profiler features make measuring roughness on super-smooth surfaces a smooth process.
Precision Gear Tooth Metrology
ZYGO's precision metrology instruments help a major automaker implement precision metrology to silence differential gear noise.
Zygo Launches Next-Generation 3D Optical Profilers
Zygo Corporation’s latest generation Nexview™ NX2 and NewView™ 9000 3D optical profiling instruments precisely measure surface area topography quickly and with ease for enhanced productivity and versatility, addressing a broad range of applications.
New Verifire™ HDX Laser Interferometer With Ultra-High-Resolution And Imaging For Precise 3D Metrology
Zygo Corporation is pleased to introduce the Verifire™ HDX laser interferometer system with ultra-high spatial resolution and advanced imaging for measuring surface form and transmitted wavefront of high-performance optical components and systems. At the core of the Verifire HDX is a new optical design, which delivers improved instrument transfer function (ITF) and ultra-high spatial resolution for superior characterization of midspatial frequency (MSF) characteristics and high-slope surface form errors, with high precision and confidence.
ZYGO Manufactured Precision Optics Enable Scientists To Confirm Detection Of Gravitational Waves
Zygo Corporation provided LIGO Scientific Collaboration with extremely high-precision optics for its successful detection of gravitational waves and thereby confirming one of the major predictions of Albert Einstein's 1915 General Theory of Relativity.