Edge-control on mirror segments

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We outline requirements for mirror segment edges for extremely large telescopes, and introduce the new CNC machine for process verification. We review a promising approach for edge-control using the Precessions process, and report progress.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2010
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2010
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Fabrication and Testing - Jackson Hole, United States
Duration: 13 Jun 201017 Jun 2010
https://www.osapublishing.org/conference.cfm?meetingid=30&yr=2010 (Link to Conference Proceedings )


ConferenceOptical Fabrication and Testing
Abbreviated titleOFT 2010
CountryUnited States
CityJackson Hole
Internet address

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    Walker, D. D., Beaucamp, A., Yu, G., & Li, H. (2010). Edge-control on mirror segments. In Optical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2010