Progress toward optical design and fabrication of ultralight, large aperture transmissive lenses for space telescopes

Tom D. Milster, Daniel Apai, Dae Wook Kim, Young Sik Kim, Geon Hee Kim, Yingying Zhang, Heejoo Choi, Marcos Esparza, Oliver Spires, Ron Liang, Kira Purvin, Chuck Fellows

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Abstract

A new type of telescope primary called a MODE lens is described that is being developed for large-diameter space telescopes. Optical design, fabrication, and testing are described with current progress and plans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics - Proceedings Frontiers in Optics / Laser Science, Part of Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science APS/DLS, FiO 2020
PublisherThe Optical Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 14 2020
Event2020 Frontiers in Optics Conference, FiO 2020 - Washington, United States
Duration: Sep 14 2020Sep 17 2020

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers

Conference

Conference2020 Frontiers in Optics Conference, FiO 2020
CountryUnited States
CityWashington
Period9/14/209/17/20

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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