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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 53, Iss. 11 — Apr. 10, 2014
  • pp: 2455–2464

Modified subaperture tool influence functions of a flat-pitch polisher with reverse-calculated material removal rate

Zhichao Dong, Haobo Cheng, and Hon-Yuen Tam  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 11, pp. 2455-2464 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.53.002455


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Abstract

Numerical simulation of subaperture tool influence functions (TIF) is widely known as a critical procedure in computer-controlled optical surfacing. However, it may lack practicability in engineering because the emulation TIF (e-TIF) has some discrepancy with the practical TIF (p-TIF), and the removal rate could not be predicted by simulations. Prior to the polishing of a formal workpiece, opticians have to conduct TIF spot experiments on another sample to confirm the p-TIF with a quantitative removal rate, which is difficult and time-consuming for sequential polishing runs with different tools. This work is dedicated to applying these e-TIFs into practical engineering by making improvements from two aspects: (1) modifies the pressure distribution model of a flat-pitch polisher by finite element analysis and least square fitting methods to make the removal shape of e-TIFs closer to p-TIFs (less than 5% relative deviation validated by experiments); (2) predicts the removal rate of e-TIFs by reverse calculating the material removal volume of a pre-polishing run to the formal workpiece (relative deviations of peak and volume removal rate were validated to be less than 5%). This can omit TIF spot experiments for the particular flat-pitch tool employed and promote the direct usage of e-TIFs in the optimization of a dwell time map, which can largely save on cost and increase fabrication efficiency.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(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

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

History
Original Manuscript: December 20, 2013
Revised Manuscript: February 18, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: March 7, 2014
Published: April 9, 2014

Citation
Zhichao Dong, Haobo Cheng, and Hon-Yuen Tam, "Modified subaperture tool influence functions of a flat-pitch polisher with reverse-calculated material removal rate," Appl. Opt. 53, 2455-2464 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-53-11-2455


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