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Interest in aluminum alloy 5083 for telescope mirrors
Author(s): M. Morette; Marc Dupont; Jean-Pierre Rozelot
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Paper Abstract

Aluminum mirrors polishing can not be effected if the surface is not properly coated. Electroless nickel coatings are still the best answer to this demand but they have several backdraws that become prohibitive for producing very large mirrors. These critical points have been investigated by the author and solved by means of chemical and physical techniques.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 October 1993
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1931, Metal Mirrors, (15 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.158738
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M. Morette, FORTECH/ISSOIRE (France)
Marc Dupont, FORTECH/ISSOIRE (France)
Jean-Pierre Rozelot, OCA/CERGA and TELAS (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1931:
Metal Mirrors

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