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Production And Testing Of Aspheric Surfaces State Of The Art In The Federal Republic Of Germany
Author(s): Erich Heynacher
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Paper Abstract

This paper gives a survey of the activities in the Federal Republic of Germany - from spectacle lens optics through photographic optics to astronomical and X-ray optics. The production techniques employed - grinding with loose abrasive, machining with bonded grain, single-point diamond turning and copying techniques - are discussed. Testing techniques which play an important part in production can only be touched on in passing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 November 1983
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0381, Optical Surface Technology, (10 November 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934840
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Erich Heynacher, Carl Zeiss (West Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0381:
Optical Surface Technology
Hermann Walter, Editor(s)

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