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Absolute Calibration of an Optical Flat
Author(s): Bernard S. Fritz
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Paper Abstract

A method for the absolute calibration of a flat optical surface is described. An algorithm which utilizes the orthogonal properties of the Zernike polynomials was used on interferometric data to fabricate and certify three 10-inch Zerodur reference flats to λ/100 peak-to-valley quality.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 December 1983
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0433, Contemporary Methods of Optical Manufacturing and Testing, (9 December 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.936799
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Bernard S. Fritz, The Perkin-Elmer Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0433:
Contemporary Methods of Optical Manufacturing and Testing
Gregory M. Sanger, Editor(s)

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