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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 28 — Oct. 1, 2013
  • pp: 7007–7010

HyDRa: polishing process convergence rate optimization

Luis Salas, Esteban Luna, Erika Sohn, Elfego Ruiz, and Joel Herrera  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 28, pp. 7007-7010 (2013)

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In an effort to optimize the hydrodynamic radial (HyDRa) polishing process for applications where the amount of material that has to be removed implies long polishing times, we have developed a method to determine the optimum correction fraction that has to be made for a given error map, in terms of the level of determinism of the process, the number of iterations, and their associated polishing runs as well as run times.

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OCIS Codes
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.5450) Optical design and fabrication : Polishing

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

Original Manuscript: July 29, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 31, 2013
Published: September 30, 2013

Luis Salas, Esteban Luna, Erika Sohn, Elfego Ruiz, and Joel Herrera, "HyDRa: polishing process convergence rate optimization," Appl. Opt. 52, 7007-7010 (2013)

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