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Post-polishing VPH gratings for improved wavefront performance
Author(s): Samuel Charles Barden; Al Camacho; Heidi Yarborough
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Paper Abstract

A post-polishing experiment was conducted to see if the wavefront performance of a volume-phase holographic grating with thin substrates could be improved. The ability to postpolish the grating assembly after production of the grating could lead to much improved imaging performance. The ability to use lower quality substrates can reduce the upfront cost and risk involved with using high performance substrate units.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 January 2003
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4842, Specialized Optical Developments in Astronomy, (30 January 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.458081
Show Author Affiliations
Samuel Charles Barden, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States)
Al Camacho, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States)
Heidi Yarborough, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4842:
Specialized Optical Developments in Astronomy
Eli Atad-Ettedgui; Sandro D'Odorico, Editor(s)

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