Glassworking: Optical Applications

Authored by: Hedser van Brug

Encyclopedia of Optical and Photonic Engineering

Print publication date:  September  2015
Online publication date:  September  2015

Print ISBN: 9781439850978
eBook ISBN: 9781351247184
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This entry describes the process of producing optical components, having either spherical or flat surfaces. Different materials will require different methods of production and different grinding compounds. An overview of simple but commonly used test methods is given, including metrology methods.

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