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Zygo Verifire Interferometer

At Shanghai Optics, we specialize in optical metrology, the science of using light for measurement across a wide range of applications. Our advanced optical metrology equipment allows us to manufacture and test precision optical components and systems with unparalleled accuracy.

Every component we produce undergoes rigorous inspection to meet customer-specific requirements and MIL/SPEC standards. We provide comprehensive inspection reports, material certificates, and coating curves (if applicable) with every shipment. This ensures that all our products meet the highest quality standards.


Zygo Verifire Interferometer

Advanced Metrology Equipment

Our state-of-the-art in-house metrology equipment guarantees compliance with international measurement standards throughout the optical production process. This allows us to maintain exceptional precision and reliability in all our products.
We prioritize meeting customer needs at every stage, from raw material procurement to final production. Adhering to ISO: 9001 standards, we ensure strict control and monitoring of all orders to deliver the best possible results. Experience the precision and quality of Shanghai Optics’ optical metrology services, and elevate your optical components and systems to new standards of excellence.


Zygo Verifire Interferometer

Zygo Verifire Interferometer

The Zygo Verifire Interferometer is a state-of-the-art metrology instrument renowned for its diverse applications and significant advantages in the optics industry. It is primarily used for the high-precision measurement and analysis of optical components and systems. Key applications include:

  • Characterizing surface form error
  • Measuring transmitted wavefront
  • Assessing surface flatness of optical elements such as lenses, mirrors, prisms, and windows

Additionally, the Zygo Verifire Interferometer is suitable for evaluating precision-machined metal and ceramic surfaces.


Key Advantages

  1. Robust Measurements:
    • Delivers fast and reliable measurements even in environments with vibration and air turbulence.
    • Incorporates QPSI (Quad Pass Shear Interferometry) technology for robust data acquisition, enabling reliable measurements in challenging conditions on the shop floor or in research laboratories.
  2. Advanced Laser Technology:
    • Features a true laser Fizeau design utilizing a ZYGO-made HeNe laser source.
    • The laser source offers a longer lifetime of 60,000 hours, backed by a 3-year warranty.
    • Ensures enhanced vibration performance and accuracy in low-light applications with higher power and wavelength stability of 0.0001 nm, setting the Verifire apart from conventional interferometers.
  3. User-Friendly Software:
    • Equipped with full-featured Mx™ software, providing powerful yet user-friendly measurement, analysis, and automation capabilities.
    • Streamlines data processing and interpretation workflows for users.


Importance in Optical Metrology

Interferometers, like the Zygo Verifire, play a crucial role in optical metrology by exploiting the wave nature of light to make highly accurate measurements. This powerful technique has broad applications, ranging from industrial manufacturing and quality control to scientific research and medical diagnostics.

For more information, to discuss manufacturing limits, or to request a custom metrology quote for your next project, please contact us. At Shanghai Optics, we are dedicated to empowering manufacturers and researchers to achieve exceptional precision and quality control in their optical components and systems, elevating the standards of modern optical metrology.

Contact Shanghai Optics today! We’d be more than happy to discuss your projects and how to best bring them to fruition.


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