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Large Honeycomb Mirror Molding Methods
Author(s): L. W Goble; R. M. Ford; K. L. Kenagy
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Paper Abstract

A 3.5 meter diameter, f/1.75 focal ratio, telescope primary mirror blank was spuncast in May 1988. This paper describes the materials, processes, and methodology used to construct the mold which shaped this lightweight honeycomb borosilicate mirror.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 January 1989
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0966, Advances in Fabrication and Metrology for Optics and Large Optics, (29 January 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.948075
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L. W Goble, University of Arizona (United States)
R. M. Ford, University of Arizona (United States)
K. L. Kenagy, University of Arizona (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0966:
Advances in Fabrication and Metrology for Optics and Large Optics
Jones B. Arnold; Robert E. Parks, Editor(s)

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