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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2014
  • pp: 18–21

Interferometric measurement of a concave, φ-polynomial, Zernike mirror

Kyle Fuerschbach, Kevin P. Thompson, and Jannick P. Rolland  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 1, pp. 18-21 (2014)

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We report on the surface figure measurement of a freeform, φ-polynomial (Zernike) mirror for use in an off-axis, reflective imaging system. The measurement utilizes an interferometric null configuration that is a combination of subsystems each addressing a specific aberration type, namely, spherical aberration, astigmatism, and coma.

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OCIS Codes
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(220.1920) Optical design and fabrication : Diamond machining
(080.4228) Geometric optics : Nonspherical mirror surfaces

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: October 11, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: November 4, 2013
Published: December 16, 2013

Kyle Fuerschbach, Kevin P. Thompson, and Jannick P. Rolland, "Interferometric measurement of a concave, φ-polynomial, Zernike mirror," Opt. Lett. 39, 18-21 (2014)

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