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Optics Express

  • Vol. 17, Iss. 7 — Mar. 30, 2009
  • pp: 5420–5425

Combined computer-generated hologram for testing steep aspheric surfaces

A.G. Poleshchuk, R. K. Nasyrov, and J.- M. Asfour  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 7, pp. 5420-5425 (2009)

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A novel type of a combined (or multiplex) computer-generated hologram (CGH) and a method for interferometric testing of steep axially symmetric aspheres is presented. The method is based on a hybrid CGH containing two different diffractive structures. The presented new type of Diffractive Fizeau Null Lens (DFNL) design eliminates the transmitted wavefront distortion (TWD) of the CGH substrate and increases the accuracy of the surface test. The method was approved by testing a spherical reference mirror with an f-number of f/0.65.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(120.2880) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Holographic interferometry

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: December 15, 2008
Revised Manuscript: February 13, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 15, 2009
Published: March 20, 2009

A. G. Poleshchuk, R. K. Nasyrov, and J.-M. Asfour, "Combined computer-generated hologram for testing steep aspheric surfaces," Opt. Express 17, 5420-5425 (2009)

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