2 August 1995 Influence of surface skewness on the zero-order light scatter for a given roughness
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Proceedings Volume 2576, International Conference on Optical Fabrication and Testing; (1995); doi: 10.1117/12.215587
Event: International Conferences on Optical Fabrication and Testing and Applications of Optical Holography, 1995, Tokyo, Japan
Abstract
The results ofthis study are: 1 . Inthe surface roughness range Rq < O.08A. the surfaces without Skewness obey the 115 formula within 5%. 2. Skewness in the surface height distribution reduces the light scatter for a given surface roughness. The latter result is useful for the manufacture of optical surfaces. For instance, for a given surface roughness, a diamond turned optic will perform better than an optic produced by grinding. Also a diamond turning machine can produce complicatedly shaped optical components. Keywords: light scattering. total integrated scatter, surface finish, skewness,
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Jan H. Rakels, "Influence of surface skewness on the zero-order light scatter for a given roughness", Proc. SPIE 2576, International Conference on Optical Fabrication and Testing, (2 August 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.215587; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.215587
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Light scattering

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Optics manufacturing

Binary data

Diamond turning

Scattering

Diffraction

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