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Swing-arm profilometry of aspherics
Author(s): David S. Anderson; James H. Burge
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Paper Abstract

A profilometer is described that utilizes the swing-arm geometry to provide surface profile measurements of large, highly aspheric surfaces. The profilometer measurement is shown to be robust against stiffness and alignment induced errors in the probe motion.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 September 1995
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2536, Optical Manufacturing and Testing, (8 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.218421
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David S. Anderson, Steward Observatory/Univ. of Arizona (United States)
James H. Burge, Steward Observatory/Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2536:
Optical Manufacturing and Testing
Victor J. Doherty; H. Philip Stahl, Editor(s)

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