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Introduction to Surface Finish Metrology



Theodore V. Vorburger


We discuss the range of methods available to measure surface finish and emphasize the methods of stylus profiling and various types of optical profiling. Documentary standards for measurement of surface texture and comparisons between methods are also discussed.
Proceedings Title
Optical Fabrication and Testing (OF&T) Topical Meeting
Conference Dates
June 13-16, 2010
Conference Location
Jackson Hole, WY


surface finish, roughness, texture, topography, stylus, phase shifting, coherence scanning, confocal


Vorburger, T. (2010), Introduction to Surface Finish Metrology, Optical Fabrication and Testing (OF&T) Topical Meeting, Jackson Hole, WY (Accessed April 19, 2024)
Created June 14, 2010, Updated February 19, 2017