Advances in small-tool polishing for free-form surfaces

Richard Freeman, Anthony Beaucamp, David Walker, Roger Morton, Gerry McCavana

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Free-form surfaces look set to revolutionise optical design. We report on recent development of the Precessions process for polishing free-form surfaces from the precision-ground state, and correcting form-errors. On-going experimental results are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDiffractive optics and micro-optics
Subtitle of host publicationOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2004
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Electronic)1557527792, 9781557527790
Publication statusPublished - 11 Oct 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Fabrication and Testing 2004 - Rochester, United States
Duration: 11 Oct 200413 Oct 2004


ConferenceOptical Fabrication and Testing 2004
Abbreviated titleOFT 2004
Country/TerritoryUnited States


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