1 March 1974 Diamond Turning Of Parabolic Mirrors
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Abstract
The manufacture and testing of a silver parabolic mirror cut directly with a diamond tool in a high precision numericallycontrolled lathe without subsequent optical figuring or polishing is described. The mirror is 6 in. in diameter with a 1.5 in. facal length, giving an f-number (ratio of focal length to beam diameter) of 0.25.
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J. B. Bryan, R. R. Donaldson, E. R. McClure, H. A. Whelan, R. W. Clouser, "Diamond Turning Of Parabolic Mirrors", Proc. SPIE 0039, Applications of Geometrical Optics II, (1 March 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.953772; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.953772
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