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Frontiers in Optics
San Jose, California United States
October 11-15, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-55752-878-0
Aspheric and Freeform Optical Surfaces: Design, Characterization and Alignment I (FThH)

Can You Make/Measure this Asphere for Me?

Greg Forbes

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/FIO.2009.FThH1


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Abstract

The conventional characterization of an asphere’s shape is problematic: its coefficients hold many unnecessary digits and are unintelligible at first sight. There are related-complications in design, fabrication, and testing. Solutions are demonstrated for these shortcomings.

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OCIS Codes
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.1250) Optical design and fabrication : Aspherics
(220.4830) Optical design and fabrication : Systems design

Citation
G. Forbes, "Can You Make/Measure this Asphere for Me?," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FThH1.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=FiO-2009-FThH1


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