Manufacturing of Optics
Are miniaturised high-precision optics reaching the limits of classical machining?
23.11.2010 - Photonik international /2010 | [ deutsche Version lesen ]
Today’s optical lenses are produced either through conventional surface machining, or through various replication procedures. Below we compare these manufacturing methods and detail the benefits of classic miniature optics manufacturing, including the realisation of stable production series.
Authors: Sandra Caspar, Klaus Mlejnek, Mikrop AG, Wittenbach, Switzerland