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

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

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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 publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528187, 9781557528186
StatePublished - 2006
EventOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2006 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 10 2006Oct 10 2006

Other

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

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Martin, B., Burge, J. H., Miller, S., Smith, B., Zehnder, R., & Zhao, C. (2006). Manufacture of a 1.7 m prototype of the GMT primary mirror segments. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers Optical Society of America.

Manufacture of a 1.7 m prototype of the GMT primary mirror segments. / Martin, Buddy; Burge, James H; Miller, Steve; Smith, Bryan; Zehnder, Rene; Zhao, Chunyu.

Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, 2006.

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

Martin, B, Burge, JH, Miller, S, Smith, B, Zehnder, R & Zhao, C 2006, Manufacture of a 1.7 m prototype of the GMT primary mirror segments. in Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, Optical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2006, Rochester, NY, United States, 10/10/06.
Martin B, Burge JH, Miller S, Smith B, Zehnder R, Zhao C. Manufacture of a 1.7 m prototype of the GMT primary mirror segments. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America. 2006
Martin, Buddy ; Burge, James H ; Miller, Steve ; Smith, Bryan ; Zehnder, Rene ; Zhao, Chunyu. / Manufacture of a 1.7 m prototype of the GMT primary mirror segments. Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, 2006.
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