"Can you make/measure this asphere for me?"

Greg Forbes*

*Corresponding author for this work

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The conventional characterization of an asphere's nominal shape is problematic: its coefficients are loaded with unnecessary digits and are unintelligible at first sight. There are related complications in design, fabrication, and testing. A recent solution is demonstrated for these shortcomings.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2009
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781557528780
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO - 2009 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 11 Oct 200915 Oct 2009


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO - 2009
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose


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