Manufacture of a 1.7 m prototype of the GMT primary mirror segments

Buddy Martin, Jim Burge, Steve Miller, Bryan Smith, Rene Zehnder, Chunyu Zhao

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

Abstract

We have manufactured a 1.7 m off-axis mirror as part of the technology development for the Giant Magellan Telescope. The mirror was polished with a stressed lap and measured using a hybrid reflective-diffractive null corrector.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528187, 9781557528186
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006
EventOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2006 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 10 2006Oct 10 2006

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2006
CountryUnited States
CityRochester, NY
Period10/10/0610/10/06

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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