12. Testing of Aspheric Wavefronts and Surfaces

  1. Daniel Malacara
  1. D. Malacara4,
  2. K. Creath1,
  3. J. Schmit2 and
  4. J. C. Wyant3

Published Online: 2 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470135976.ch12

Optical Shop Testing, Third Edition

Optical Shop Testing, Third Edition

How to Cite

Malacara, D., Creath, K., Schmit, J. and Wyant, J. C. (2007) Testing of Aspheric Wavefronts and Surfaces, in Optical Shop Testing, Third Edition (ed D. Malacara), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470135976.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, A. C., Loma del Bosque # 115 Col. Lomas del Campestre, P.O. Box 1-948, Postal Code 7 150, León, Gto., México

Author Information

  1. 1

    Optineering Tucson Arizona, USA

  2. 2

    Veeco Instruments Inc., 2650 E. Elvira Rd., Tucson, AZ 85706, USA

  3. 3

    College of Optical Sciences, The University of Arizona, 1630 East University Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85721-0094, USA

  4. 4

    Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, A. C., Loma del Bosque # 115 Col. Lomas del Campestre, P.O. Box 1-948, Postal Code 7 150, León, Gto., México

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 8 JUN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471484042

Online ISBN: 9780470135976

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Keywords:

  • aspheric wavefronts with spherical aberration;
  • convex hyperboloidal surfaces testing;
  • refractive compensators

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Some Methods to Test Aspheric Wavefronts

  • Imaging of the Interference Pattern in Non-Null Tests

  • Some Null Testing Configurations

  • Testing of Convex Hyperboloidal Surfaces

  • Testing of Cylindrical Surfaces

  • Early Compensators

  • Refractive Compensators

  • Reflecting Compensators

  • Other Compensators for Concave Conicoids

  • Interferometers Using Real Holograms

  • Interferometers Using Synthetic Holograms

  • Aspheric Testing with Two-Wavelength Holography

  • Wavefront Stitching