Aspheric Optics for Nuclear Research

Read this informative two-part feature on aspheric optics for nuclear research. Part 1 takes a brief look at high-power laser facilities. It also demonstrates the critical role of aspheric optics in these demanding conditions. Part 2 discusses the technical requirements and manufacturing challenges of mirrors and lenses in facilities that use high-power lasers. Coatings and materials choices will also be addressed.

Articles first published in Photonics Spectra and republished courtesy of Photonics Media.

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