Learn about the best practices for manufacturing a freeform optic that meets its specifications.
Read about the importance of a freeform part's design and what should be considered for manufacturability.
Learn what datums are and why they are used when manufacturing and measuring freeforms.
Read about other crucial considerations when manufacturing freeforms, including fixture selection, process order and error map alignment.
Franciscus Wolfs, Scott DeFisher, James Ross, Kyle Wood, "Challenges and Best Practices of Manufacturing Freeform Optics," Proc. SPIE 11889, Optifab 2021, 118890Q (28 October 2021)
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