Advances in small-tool polishing for free-form surfaces

Richard Freeman, Anthony Beaucamp, David Walker, Roger Morton, Gerry McCavana

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

3 Citations (Scopus)


Free-form surfaces look set to revolutionise optical design. We report on recent development of the Precessions process for polishing free-form surfaces from the precision-ground state, and correcting form-errors. On-going experimental results are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2004
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)1557527792
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2004 - Rochester, United States
Duration: 2004 Oct 112004 Oct 13

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceOptical Fabrication and Testing, OFT 2004
Country/TerritoryUnited States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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