Ultrafast laser micro-stressing for correction of thin fused silica optics for future x-ray space telescopes

Heng E. Zuo, Brandon D. Chalifoux, Ralf K. Heilmann, Mark L. Schattenburg

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Abstract

We present a novel application of ultrafast laser micromachining for figure correction of future light-weight high-resolution X-ray mirrors. Preliminary results of local deformation and stress changes in flat fused silica substrates are demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2018
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580460
DOIs
StatePublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2018 - Washington, DC, United States
Duration: Sep 16 2018Sep 20 2018

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F114-FIO 2018

Other

OtherFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2018
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityWashington, DC
Period9/16/189/20/18

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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