MIDDLEFIELD, Conn., Jan. 6 -- Zygo Corp. has received a contract extension for laser amplifier slabs, mirrors and polarizers from the University of California-managed Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).
These meter-sized optics are to be installed in the National Ignition Facility (NIF), the world's largest laser system, being constructed at LLNL for the study of nuclear weapons physics and energy production by controlled thermonuclear fusion. The contract extension, valued at $4 million, runs through February 2004. The work will be performed at ZYGO's Optical Manufacturing Center, located in Middlefield, Conn.
Zygo Corp., based in Middlefield, Conn., is a developer of metrology instruments, high-precision optics, optical assemblies and automation for the semiconductor and industrial markets.
For more information, visit: www.zygo.com