11 April 1989 Recent Developments In The Generation Of Glass Aspherical Surfaces
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Proceedings Volume 1015, Micromachining Optical Components and Precision Engineering; (1989) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.949445
Event: 1988 International Congress on Optical Science and Engineering, 1988, Hamburg, Germany
The establishment of Single Point Diamond Machining as a viable production process for metallic, crystalline and plastic optics has resulted in a greater awareness of non-conventional surface geometries from both design and production standpoints. The development by Rank Pneumo Inc. of an Ultra-Precision Aspheric Grinding machine has been prompted by current and predicted market requirements which call for a precision machining process capable of yielding optically smooth aspherical surfaces to a figure accuracy in the order of one wave or less at 632.8nm on workpieces typically no greater than 150mm in diameter.
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Gavin F. Chapman, Gavin F. Chapman, } "Recent Developments In The Generation Of Glass Aspherical Surfaces", Proc. SPIE 1015, Micromachining Optical Components and Precision Engineering, (11 April 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.949445; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.949445


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