The advancement of adaptive optics requires improved processes for manufacturing the facesheet and the facesheet/actuator assembly as a whole. Magnetorheological Finishing (MRF®) is a deterministic, subaperture, shear-based removal process that solves both of these issues.
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(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
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(220.5450) Optical design and fabrication : Polishing
A. Shorey and M. DeMarco, " Application of Magneto-Rheological Finishing (MRF®) to the Figuring of Adaptive Optics Systems," in Adaptive Optics: Analysis and Methods/Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging/Information Photonics/Signal Recovery and Synthesis Topical Meetings on CD-ROM, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JWB11.
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