Optical testing of mirrors for giant telescopes

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Abstract

Today's giant telescopes use mirrors that require new methods of optical testing. This paper summarizes developments at University of Arizona for measuring off-axis primary mirror segments, large convex aspheric secondary mirrors, and giant turning flats.

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

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

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Burge, J. H. (2010). Optical testing of mirrors for giant telescopes. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers

Optical testing of mirrors for giant telescopes. / Burge, James H.

Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. 2010.

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

Burge, JH 2010, Optical testing of mirrors for giant telescopes. in Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2010, Jackson Hole, WY, United States, 6/13/10.
Burge JH. Optical testing of mirrors for giant telescopes. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. 2010
Burge, James H. / Optical testing of mirrors for giant telescopes. Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. 2010.
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