1 December 1978 Polishing Single-Point Diamond-Turned Metal Reflective Optics
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Abstract
A procedure is described for the use of diamond-impregnated pitch and silicone oil which has produced surfaces which appear to be as smooth as 5 Angstrom rms on small flat samples removing the objectionable diffraction-producing grooves that sometimes accompany diamond turning. Possible mechanisms are described together with the procedures and equipment used to polish an x-ray microscope and a UV telescope.
P. C. Baker, N. J. Brown, "Polishing Single-Point Diamond-Turned Metal Reflective Optics," Optical Engineering 17(6), 176595 (1 December 1978). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.7972290 . Submission:
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