1 November 1996 Variation in material removal in Gaussian removal processes
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Optical Engineering, 35(11), (1996). doi:10.1117/1.601066
Abstract
In previous experiments involving ion figuring of optical components, repeated machining resulted in little to no improvement in workpieces due to a variation in the removal. We demonstrate that the variation in removal is due to insufficiently large machining limits and that such variation is common to all Gaussian removal processes. Once larger limits are chosen, successive machining iterations improves workpiece contour significantly.
Stephen R. Granade, Thomas W. Drueding, "Variation in material removal in Gaussian removal processes," Optical Engineering 35(11), (1 November 1996). http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.601066
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Convolution

Ion beams

Ions

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Physics

Statistical modeling

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