22 July 2016 Improved silver mirror coating for ground and space-based astronomy
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A durable, UV-enhanced, silver mirror coating has been developed by ZeCoat Corporation. The coating is highly reflective from 350-nm through the long IR, and durable in warm-humid environments on earth, as well as, high radiation environments in space. This paper presents polarized-angular reflectance data, as well as, average reflectance data before and after simulated space radiation exposure.
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David A. Sheikh, David A. Sheikh, } "Improved silver mirror coating for ground and space-based astronomy", Proc. SPIE 9912, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation II, 991239 (22 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2234380; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2234380
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