Characterization of an alignment procedure using an air bearing and off-the-shelf optics

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Abstract

We demonstrate that using a simple telescope mounted on a high quality bearing can yield comparable or lower uncertainty than an alignment telescope for the centering of elements in an optical system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
StatePublished - 2010
EventOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2010 - Jackson Hole, WY, United States
Duration: Jun 13 2010Jun 17 2010

Other

OtherOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2010
CountryUnited States
CityJackson Hole, WY
Period6/13/106/17/10

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Bearings (structural)
gas bearings
shelves
Telescopes
Optics
alignment
telescopes
optics
Air
Optical systems

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Characterization of an alignment procedure using an air bearing and off-the-shelf optics. / Dubin, Matthew B; Coyle, Laura E.; Burge, James H.

Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. 2010.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dubin, MB, Coyle, LE & Burge, JH 2010, Characterization of an alignment procedure using an air bearing and off-the-shelf optics. in Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2010, Jackson Hole, WY, United States, 6/13/10.
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