OSA | Living History

Carl A. Zanoni

OSA Awards & Distinctions



Carl A. Zanoni was one of three co-founders of Zygo Corporation. He  is an avid amateur photographer today. He is a Fellow of OSA and recipient, with the other founders of Zygo, of the Edwin H. Land Medal "For working in collaboration to apply their technical expertise, insight and managerial skills, to make an invaluable contribution to the technical optics community as evidenced by their leadership in the fabrication of precision plano optics and Zygo's extensive range of interferometer-based metrology instrumentation. They revolutionized the optics industry by enabling the routine inspection of precision optical components and systems with unprecedented ease, accuracy, and affordability."



Document Created: 20 Feb 2020
Last Updated: 20 Feb 2020