MIDDLEFIELD, CT-Zygo Corp., a supplier of optical metrology instruments and high precision optical systems, today announced the receipt of orders valued at more than $6 million for high performance metrology systems from two leading Chinese optical research and manufacturing organizations. The orders consist of large aperture interferometers and associated reference optics that enable precise measurements of spherical optics greater than 12 inches in diameter.

"These orders are testimony to Zygo's unique ability to provide fully integrated advanced metrology systems by combining the leading edge interferometric capabilities of our Metrology Systems Division with the large optics extreme precision fabrication and assembly capability of our Precision Optics groups," says Dan Musinski, marketing director for Optical Test Systems.

Commenting on the orders, Don Battistoni, Executive Director of Worldwide Sales stated, "Zygo's China joint venture, headed by Dr. Lifeng Yin, continues to extend Zygo's reach into this rapidly growing precision optics market. These customers confidently choose Zygo for their quality control needs based on our long-standing leadership in optical interferometric test systems, as well as our local service and support infrastructure. These specialized systems combine technologies from across our organization and expand our industry standard interferometer product line to directly measure the full area of large spherical optics with high precision."

Zygo Corp. is a worldwide supplier of optical metrology instruments, precision optics, and electro-optical design and manufacturing services serving customers in the semiconductor capital equipment, bio-medical, scientific and industrial markets.

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