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Publication Citation: Rapid Post-Polishing of Diamond-Turned Optics

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Author(s): R E. Parks; Christopher J. Evans;
Title: Rapid Post-Polishing of Diamond-Turned Optics
Published: January 01, 1994
Abstract: A simple technique for post-polishing single-point, diamond-turned optics is described. Synthetic fabric-faced laps are used. Surface finish converges to a limiting value set by process parameters. Lap construction and diamond grit size affects both convergence rate and ultimate finish.
Citation: Precision Engineering-Journal of the International Societies for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology
Volume: 16
Issue: 3
Pages: pp. 223 - 227
Keywords: aspheric optics,diamond turning,electroless nickel,polishing,surface finish
Research Areas: Metrology, Manufacturing