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Record 9 of 3461
Replication of grazing incidence optics
Author and Affiliation:
Ulmer, Melville P.(Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, United States)
Abstract: The replication of grazing incidence optics is reviewed. Electroform and epoxy replication are described and compared. It is concluded that for light weight and deep nesting, replication has a distinct advantage over direct production. The resolution of optics produced in this manner is however, limited to about 10 arc seconds; a typical value is 40 arc seconds. Epoxy replicated pieces tend to have better optical figures than electroformed optics, but the latter can be made thinner to make more deeply nested systems.
Publication Date: Jan 01, 1986
Document ID:
19870055440
(Acquired Nov 28, 1995)
Accession Number: 87A42714
Subject Category: OPTICS
Document Type: Conference Paper
Publication Information: (SEE A87-42701)
Publisher Information: United States
Contract/Grant/Task Num: NAG5-181
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: Northwestern Univ.; Evanston, IL, United States
Description: 6p; In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: Copyright
NASA Terms: GRAZING INCIDENCE; OPTICS; REPLICAS; ELECTROFORMING; EPOXY RESINS; RAY TRACING
Imprint And Other Notes: IN: Grazing incidence optics; Proceedings of the Meeting, Orlando, FL, Apr. 3, 4, 1986 (A87-42701 19-74). Bellingham, WA, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, 1986, p. 149-154.
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