Instrumentation and techniques used for studying the effect of surface contamination on the reflectance of evaporated vacuum ultraviolet mirrors and temperature control coatings are discussed, and data on the behavior of optical materials and coatings under ultraviolet, electron, and proton irradiation are presented.
© 1970 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 24, 1970
Published: September 1, 1970
G. Hass and W. R. Hunter, "Laboratory Experiments to Study Surface Contamination and Degradation of Optical Coatings and Materials in Simulated Space Environments," Appl. Opt. 9, 2101-2110 (1970)