Control of mid-spatial-frequency errors on precision optical surfaces is very important for next-generation optical systems. We present results of smoothing experiments and of polishing runs utilizing figuring and smoothing for the 8.4m GMT off-axis segment.
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D. W. Kim, H. Martin, and J. H. Burge, "Control of Mid-spatial-frequency Errors for Large Steep Aspheric Surfaces," in Imaging and Applied Optics Technical Papers, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper OM4D.1.
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