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Structured, textured or engineered surfaces



Christopher J. Evans, James B. Bryan


Fine scale periodic structures offer designers additional freedom to create novel functions or combinations of functions. This emerging field of structured surfaces is poorly defined. This paper attempts to define structured surfaces, and then to provide examples of such surfaces for a variety of applications. Manufacturing and metrology are also discussed.
Cirp Annals-Manufacturing Technology
Vol 48 Number 2


micro-optics, structured surfaces, surface metrology


Evans, C. and Bryan, J. (1999), Structured, textured or engineered surfaces, Cirp Annals-Manufacturing Technology (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created January 1, 1999, Updated February 19, 2017