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Optical Engineering

Finite Element Studies Of Tangent Mounted Conical Optics
Author(s): J. Stoneking; J. Casstevens; D. Stillman
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents experimental and analytical results from a study investigating the effect of centrifugal force and gravity on two candidate mirror fixture designs to be used on a diamond-turning ma-chine. The authors illustrate and discuss the use of the finite element method as an aid in the design and fabrication of high precision metallic optical components.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1982
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 21(6) 216998 doi: 10.1117/12.7973022
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 21, Issue 6
Show Author Affiliations
J. Stoneking, The University of Tennessee (United States)
J. Casstevens, Union Carbide Corporation (United States)
D. Stillman, The University of Tennessee (United States)


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