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

Matt Dubin, Laura E. Coyle, James H. Burge

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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 publicationOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2010
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
EventOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2010 - Jackson Hole, WY, United States
Duration: Jun 13 2010Jun 17 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Dubin, M., Coyle, L. E., & Burge, J. H. (2010). Characterization of an alignment procedure using an air bearing and off-the-shelf optics. In Optical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2010 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).