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Bend-And-Polish Fabrication Techniques
Author(s): L. D. Barr; J. H. Richardson; K. L. Shu
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Paper Abstract

A 2-meter diameter off-axis parabola has been produced using the stressed mirror polishing technique. Surface accuracy obtained was better than 0.25μm (rms) or within about 1% of the intended goal. Further improvement is limited by mechanical factors. Results are presented. No further work is planned.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 October 1985
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0542, Optical Fabrication & Testing Workshop, (22 October 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.948164
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L. D. Barr, National Optical Astronomy Observatories (United States)
J. H. Richardson, National Optical Astronomy Observatories (United States)
K. L. Shu, National Optical Astronomy Observatories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0542:
Optical Fabrication & Testing Workshop
Robin S. McDowell, Editor(s)

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