Scanning pentaprism measurements of off-axis aspherics

Peng Su, James H Burge, Brian Cuerden, Jose M Sasian, Hubert M. Martin

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Abstract

We have developed a scanning pentaprism system to measure off-axis araboloidal mirrors such as those for the Giant Magellan Telescope primary mirror. The test was demonstrated on a 1.7-m diameter prototype and proved to have ~50nm rms precision.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528612
StatePublished - 2008
EventPlasmonics and Metamaterials, META_PLAS 2008 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 19 2008Oct 23 2008

Other

OtherPlasmonics and Metamaterials, META_PLAS 2008
CountryUnited States
CityRochester, NY
Period10/19/0810/23/08

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Su, P., Burge, J. H., Cuerden, B., Sasian, J. M., & Martin, H. M. (2008). Scanning pentaprism measurements of off-axis aspherics. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers Optical Society of America.

Scanning pentaprism measurements of off-axis aspherics. / Su, Peng; Burge, James H; Cuerden, Brian; Sasian, Jose M; Martin, Hubert M.

Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, 2008.

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

Su, P, Burge, JH, Cuerden, B, Sasian, JM & Martin, HM 2008, Scanning pentaprism measurements of off-axis aspherics. in Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, Plasmonics and Metamaterials, META_PLAS 2008, Rochester, NY, United States, 10/19/08.
Su P, Burge JH, Cuerden B, Sasian JM, Martin HM. Scanning pentaprism measurements of off-axis aspherics. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America. 2008
Su, Peng ; Burge, James H ; Cuerden, Brian ; Sasian, Jose M ; Martin, Hubert M. / Scanning pentaprism measurements of off-axis aspherics. Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, 2008.
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