Amorphous polymers, formulated with specific additives, are shown to display viscous creep enabling application as synthetic polishing pitches. Characterization of creep, and formulation to match traditional pitch performance, are discussed.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4610) Optical design and fabrication : Optical fabrication
(220.5450) Optical design and fabrication : Polishing
S. P. Sutton, "Development of new synthetic optical polishing pitches," in Frontiers in Optics 2004/Laser Science XXII/Diffractive Optics and Micro-Optics/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper OTuA2.
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