Measuring Large Optics Easily

Measuring Large Optics Easily

Measuring Large Optics Easily A meter-class spherical poses substantial problems for accurate shape measurements. Large cavities, turbulence control, vibration isolation, microadjustment for alignment and low reflectivity can all create headaches. In this short video,...
Measuring up to NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

Measuring up to NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

Measuring up to NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Measuring optics for space-based optical systems, like the James Webb Space Telescope, comes with a high risk-profile. After all, it’s difficult to get systems into space, and once deployed, it can be very hard to make...