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Panel discussion: Current status of plastics for optics
Author(s): Gary W. Wilkerson; Brian Welham; Joseph E. Berg; John D. Lytle; Robert W. Jans; Richard G. Griskey
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Paper Abstract

Wilkerson: As we begin the panel discussion on the Current Status of Plastics for Optics, the panel members will be considering both the present status and what they expect to occur in the next two to three years. On our panel we have Brian Welham, Vice-President of U.S. Precision Lens. They are certainly one of the largest, if not the largest, plastic fabricators, and they specialize in plastics only. Brian was Director of Engineering at Bausch & Lomb Special Products Division and he spent 16 years there before joining U.S. Precision Lens. Then there is Joe Berg from Berg Industries, John Lytle from M.U. Engineering and Mfg., Bob Jans of Rohm and Haas, and Richard Griskey of the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. I am Gary Wilkerson of Wilkerson Associates.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 February 1980
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0204, Physical Properties of Optical Materials, (27 February 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958142
Show Author Affiliations
Gary W. Wilkerson, Wilkerson Associates (United States)
Brian Welham, U.S. Precision Lens (United States)
Joseph E. Berg, Berg Industries (United States)
John D. Lytle, M. U. Engineering & Manufacturing Company (United States)
Robert W. Jans, Rohm and Haas Company (United States)
Richard G. Griskey, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0204:
Physical Properties of Optical Materials
Roy F. Potter, Editor(s)

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