Virginia G. Ford
Senior Optomechanical Engineer at Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory
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Publications (12)

Proceedings Article | 24 October 2016 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 9682, 8th International Symposium on Advanced Optical Manufacturing and Testing Technologies: Large Mirrors and Telescopes
KEYWORDS: Polishing, Mirrors, System integration, Prototyping, Photovoltaics, Telescopes, Mechanics, Optimization (mathematics), Field emission displays, Surface finishing

Proceedings Article | 24 October 2016 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 9682, 8th International Symposium on Advanced Optical Manufacturing and Testing Technologies: Large Mirrors and Telescopes
KEYWORDS: Thirty Meter Telescope, Mirrors, Manufacturing, Monochromatic aberrations, Optics manufacturing, Autocollimators, Prisms, Telescopes, Polishing, Prototyping

Proceedings Article | 24 October 2016 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 9682, 8th International Symposium on Advanced Optical Manufacturing and Testing Technologies: Large Mirrors and Telescopes
KEYWORDS: Thirty Meter Telescope, Metrology, Mirrors, Fizeau interferometers, Polishing, Optical fabrication, Autocollimators, 3D modeling, Prototyping, Monochromatic aberrations

Proceedings Article | 27 July 2016 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 9906, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes VI
KEYWORDS: Thirty Meter Telescope, Mirrors, Prototyping, Telescopes, Polishing, Optical fabrication, Interfaces, Calibration, Motion measurement, Surface finishing

Proceedings Article | 19 August 2014 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 9151, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation
KEYWORDS: Mirrors, Telescopes, Adaptive optics, Electronic filtering, Actuators, Computer programming, Linear filtering, Advanced distributed simulations, Control systems, Thirty Meter Telescope

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Conference Committee Involvement (4)
Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation III
10 June 2018 | Austin, Texas, United States
Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation Posters
26 June 2016 | Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation
26 June 2016 | Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Optomechanics 2005
3 August 2005 | San Diego, California, United States
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