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Techniques in cementing large lenses
Author(s): Hugh Newell
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Paper Abstract

The cementing in 1974 of the two glass components of what was the world's largest cemented doublet for the UK Schmidt telescope will be described. The subsequent final polishing and testing will be reviewed and some of the lessons learned during the cementing procedure reported.

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Date Published: 5 February 2002
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4411, Large Lenses and Prisms, (5 February 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.454882
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Hugh Newell, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4411:
Large Lenses and Prisms

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