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The Use Of Aluminum Alloy Castings As Diamond Machining Substrates For Optical Surfaces
Author(s): Ralph E. Dahlgren; Mark Craig Gerchman
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Paper Abstract

This paper will discuss the use of aluminum alloy castings as diamond machining substrates for optical surfaces. Surface texture, infrared reflectivity, and temporal stability results from cast diamond machined samples will be presented. Physical data on these alloys will be given along with casting considerations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 1988
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0890, Infrared Systems and Components II, (3 May 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944271
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Ralph E. Dahlgren, Specialty Aluminum inc. (United States)
Mark Craig Gerchman, Rank Pneumo Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0890:
Infrared Systems and Components II
H.M. Charles Liaw, Editor(s)

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