Optics Inspections and Tests: A Guide for Optics Inspectors and Designers

Optics Inspections and Tests: A Guide for Optics Inspectors and Designers
Author(s):    Michael Hausner
Published:   2017
DOI:             10.1117/3.2237066
eISBN: 9781510601802  |  Print ISBN13: 9781510601796
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Quality is a vital metric that can have a significant effect on customer satisfaction. Therefore, inspectors must have extensive knowledge about the applicable tools and techniques. This book presents the equipment used in the optics industry for manufacturing (grinding and polishing), processes (coatings and their durability), inspection, and testing of mechanical and optical parameters of optical elements. It also addresses topics such as optical materials, production methods, and the standards and specifications used to determine requirements in drawings and tests.

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Quality is a very important issue in production or service; it makes the product attractive. Satisfied customers bring profit to the manufacturer and enable company growth by providing repeat business and by encouraging other potential customers. Of course, quality is not the only issue in business, but it is a major one.

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