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Optical Engineering

Testing Large Hyperbolic Secondary Mirrors
Author(s): Robert E. Parks; Lian Zhen Shao
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Paper Abstract

Various methods of testing hyperbolic secondary mirrors are reviewed, and their applicability to testing large secondaries is assessed. Traditional methods are found wanting, and a combination of tests is suggested for large, high quality, astronomical secondaries.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1988
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 27(12) 121057 doi: 10.1117/12.7978677
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 27, Issue 12
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Robert E. Parks, * Affiliation missing * (United States)
Lian Zhen Shao, Tucson Optical Research Corp. (United States)

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