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Freeform design and fabrication: Where the proof of the pudding is in verification

Paper Abstract

A freeform optical surface is typically defined as any surface that does not have an axis of rotational symmetry. These surfaces provide additional degrees of freedom that can lead to improved performance compared to systems that make use solely of conventional optics.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 January 2018
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10565, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2010, 1056526 (5 January 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2309177
Show Author Affiliations
M. D. Nijkerk, TNO Science and Industry (Netherlands)
O. E. Van der Togt-Marinescu, TNO Science and Industry (Netherlands)
G. P.H. Gubbels, TNO Science and Industry (Netherlands)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10565:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2010
Errico Armandillo; Bruno Cugny; Nikos Karafolas, Editor(s)

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