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Demonstration of an ion-figuring process
Author(s): Lynn N. Allen; Henry W. Romig
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Paper Abstract

The Kodak 2 .5m Ion Figuring System (IFS), intended for the final figuring of large optics using a directed inert neutralized ion beam, has been installed and is operational. Process development and production implementation efforts are currently underway. Thermal heating effects due to exposure to the ion beam removal function are discussed. Details of processing and results from an ion figuring correction of a 0.Sm lightweighted optic are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1333, Advanced Optical Manufacturing and Testing, (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.22786
Show Author Affiliations
Lynn N. Allen, Eastman Kodak Co. (United States)
Henry W. Romig, Eastman Kodak Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1333:
Advanced Optical Manufacturing and Testing
Gregory M. Sanger; Paul B. Reid; Lionel R. Baker, Editor(s)

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