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Calibration and Fabrication Facilities for Optical Surfaces



Theodore V. Vorburger, Christopher J. Evans, C Asmail


NIST has calibration facilities and research services available for characterization of optical surfaces and optical figuring and finishing. The calibration facilities are for measurement of optical scatter, figure, and surface finish, and the fabrication facility includes machines for diamond turning, diamond grinding, and polishing as well as a host of surface inspection tools.


optical fabrication, optical figure metrology, optical scatter metrology, surface finish calibrations and tests


Vorburger, T. , Evans, C. and Asmail, C. (1997), Calibration and Fabrication Facilities for Optical Surfaces, Brochure (Accessed July 19, 2024)


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Created December 31, 1996, Updated October 12, 2021