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About Very Large Air-Bearing Tables (3M O.D.) For Micromachining Of Aspherical And Fresnel Mirrors.
Author(s): H. Geppert
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Paper Abstract

The production task for very large metal mirrors by micromachining has been addressed by various manufacturors on this SPIE forum. We as a machine tool builder have since years focussed on providing air-bearing turn-tables of diameters from lm up to 5m diameter. With less than 1μm departure from planarity and roundness these - tables are used not only for metrology but for machining of such large mirrors specifically.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 November 1986
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0645, Optical Manufacturing, Testing and Aspheric Optics, (3 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.964481
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H. Geppert, Maschinenfabrik Eimeldingen (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0645:
Optical Manufacturing, Testing and Aspheric Optics
Gregory M. Sanger, Editor(s)

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