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Large optics ion figuring
Author(s): Roland Geyl; Andre Rinchet; Emmanuel Rolland
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Paper Abstract

In 1994, REOSC took the decision to set up a large optics Ion figuring facility to be operational within 18 months. The equipment was designed to be able to accept components up to the maximum dimensions of 1.3 X 1.3 X 1.3 meters mounted in a high-vacuum chamber. After a period of design, fabrication, installation and validation, the Ion Beam Facility came is now, since more than two years, fully integrated in our production line as an efficient complementary technique to the mechanical polishing. We present in this paper some experimental results showing the maturity of the technology as well as some recent improvements and future applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 September 1999
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3739, Optical Fabrication and Testing, (6 September 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.360141
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Roland Geyl, REOSC (France)
Andre Rinchet, REOSC (France)
Emmanuel Rolland, REOSC (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3739:
Optical Fabrication and Testing
Roland Geyl; Jonathan Maxwell, Editor(s)

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