Share Email Print
cover

Proceedings Paper

Diamond Turning Of Parabolic Mirrors
Author(s): J. B. Bryan; R. R. Donaldson; E. R. McClure; H. A. Whelan; R. W. Clouser
Format Member Price Non-Member Price
PDF $14.40 $18.00
cover GOOD NEWS! Your organization subscribes to the SPIE Digital Library. You may be able to download this paper for free. Check Access

Paper Abstract

The manufacture and testing of a silver parabolic mirror cut directly with a diamond tool in a high precision numericallycontrolled lathe without subsequent optical figuring or polishing is described. The mirror is 6 in. in diameter with a 1.5 in. facal length, giving an f-number (ratio of focal length to beam diameter) of 0.25.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1974
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0039, Applications of Geometrical Optics II, (1 March 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.953772
Show Author Affiliations
J. B. Bryan, University of California (United States)
R. R. Donaldson, University of California (United States)
E. R. McClure, University of California (United States)
H. A. Whelan, University of California (United States)
R. W. Clouser, University of California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0039:
Applications of Geometrical Optics II
Warren J. Smith, Editor(s)

© SPIE. Terms of Use
Back to Top