2 May 2005 Optical manufacturing with magneto-rheological finishing (MRF); Techical Digest
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Proceedings Volume 10315, Optifab 2005: Technical Digest; 103150A (2005); doi: 10.1117/12.606125
Event: Optifab 2005, 2005, Rochester, NY, United States
Abstract
Magneto-Rheological Finishing (MRF®) was originally targeted at the portion of the optical component market that required ultra-high precision levels and/or challenging geometries, e.g., aspheres. While it has certainly shown significant capability and widespread adoption for both of these applications, many of the installed MRF machines are being used to finish plano and spherical optics in the medium (λ/4) to high (λ/10) precision range.
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Mike DeMarco, "Optical manufacturing with magneto-rheological finishing (MRF); Techical Digest", Proc. SPIE 10315, Optifab 2005: Technical Digest, 103150A (2 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.606125; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.606125
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Magnetorheological finishing

Optics manufacturing

Aspheric lenses

Optical components

Plano

Spherical lenses

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