Large off-axis epoxy paraboloids for millimetric telescopes and optical light collectors

Donald L. Alvarez*, Mark Dragovan, Giles Novak

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Abstract

Large, off-axis epoxy paraboloids with high surface accuracy (26 μm rms) were generated by spinning a bowl containing a long cure time, low viscosity epoxy. This note also describes procedures for generating and measuring meter-class surfaces.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-262
Number of pages2
JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
Volume64
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation

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