Emerging technology for astronomical optics metrology

Isaac Trumper, Buell Tomasson Jannuzi, Dae Wook Kim

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Abstract

Next generation astronomical optics will enable science discoveries across all fields and impact the way we perceive the Universe in which we live. To build these systems, optical metrology tools have been developed that push the boundary of what is possible. We present a summary of a few key metrology technologies that we believe are critical for the coming generation of optical surfaces.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalOptics and Lasers in Engineering
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2017

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Keywords

  • Astronomical optics
  • Instrumentation
  • Metrology
  • Optical testing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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