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Optical Fabrication and Testing
Monterey, California United States
June 24-28, 2012
ISBN: 1-55752-947-7
Figuring and Finishing Science (OM4D)

Minimize Mid-Spatial Frequencies on Aspherical Surfaces

Joseph Ellison and Steven VanKerkhove  »View Author Affiliations


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Removal of Mid-Spatial Frequency features on aspherical surfaces is challenging. This paper presents results obtained from novel fabrication and measurement techniques used to reduce MSF errors achieving less than 2nm rms residual error while preserving the aspheric form to better than 30nm PV.

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OCIS Codes
(220.1250) Optical design and fabrication : Aspherics
(220.5450) Optical design and fabrication : Polishing
(120.1088) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Adaptive interferometry

J. Ellison and S. VanKerkhove, "Minimize Mid-Spatial Frequencies on Aspherical Surfaces," in Imaging and Applied Optics Technical Papers, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper OM4D.2.

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