Optical Fabrication and Testing (OF&T)



Optical Fabrication and Testing (OF&T)

22 - 26 六月 2014
The Fairmont Orchid, Kohala Coast, Hawaii, USA
Optical Fabrication and Testing (OF&T)

OF&T, will offer new ideas and concepts for the shaping, smoothing, testing and manufacture of conventional and novel optics/optical systems finding applications in existing and emerging technologies.

The 2014 Optical Fabrication and Testing Topical Meeting (OF&T) will emphasize new ideas, concepts and emerging applications in optics manufacturing and metrology. Hot topics will include the following: fabrication of optics by lasers, molding of micro-optics, deterministic manufacturing of aspheric / conformal / freeform optics, advanced metrology systems and direct slope/curvature measurement, fabrication of optics from novel materials, efficient manufacturing and testing of large optics, new CNC machining processes and advances in finishing science. Papers that describe manufacturing chains from the generation of complex shapes to the fine finishing of surfaces, giving details of the process science, will be especially welcomed.

The OF&T meeting will be held in conjunction with the joint ASPE (American Society for Precision Engineering)/ASPEN (Asian Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology) Summer Topical Meeting on the Manufacture and Metrology of Freeform and Off-Axis Aspheric Surfaces

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Jeffrey Kuhn, Uganda, Finding Life in the Universe: the COLOSSUS Project, Plenary

Xinbin Cheng, China, Characterization of Surface and Coating Imperfections for Advanced Laser Optics, Invited

Lee Cook, Dow Electronic Materials, United States, Control of Nanotexture and Spatial Frequency Transfer of Polishing Pad Texture to the Substrate, Invited

Angela Davies, Univ of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States, The Representations of Spatial Frequency Errors for Optical Surfaces, Invited

Dominic Doyle, European Space Agency, Netherlands, Current and Future Fabrication and Testing Challenges for European Space Optics, Invited

Paul Dumas, QED Technologies Inc, United States, Advancements in Sub-aperture Stitching and Magnetorheological Finishing for Freeform Surfaces, Invited

Jonathan Ellis, University of Rochester, United States, Non-contact, Point-to-point Methods for Measuring Freeform Optics, Invited

Chris Evans, Univ of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States, Perspectives on Uncertainty and Traceability in Optics Manufacturing, Invited

Jeremy Govier, Edmund Optics, United States, Advantages to Using Commercial Off-the-shelf Optics for Design and Manufacture of Military Products, Invited

Sebastian Heidrich, Fraunhofer ILT, Germany, Highlights of LaP 2014: 1st Conference on Laser Polishing, Aachen, Germany, 6 May 2014, Invited

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