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Choices of adhesives—general introduction to structure adhesives

Choices of adhesives—general introduction to structure adhesives Abstract This tutorial report focus on the choices of adhesives. The most common type of adhesives, characteristics of each type are introduced. The basic procedure for polymer adhesives as well as the corresponded mechanical properties and test methods are introduced. Introduction As we all know, the basic function …

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Chemical properties of optical glass: Test procedures, and considerations for design and assembly

Chemical properties of optical glass: Test procedures, and considerations for design and assembly Abstract This paper will summarize the considerations of chemical stability of optical glasses, with an emphasis on design considerations relevant to common optomechanical systems. It will consider the categorization of chemical stability into climatic (water) resistance, stain resistance, acid resistance, alkali resistance, …

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Designing high power single frequency fiber lasers

Designing high power single frequency fiber lasers Single frequency lasers with narrow linewidth have long coherence length and this is an essential property for many applications in industry and science. One of the applications is remote laser sensing and in particularly laser guide star, where high power narrow linewidth laser at 589nm is required for …

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Selection of Optical Adhesives Andrew Clements

Selection of Optical Adhesives Andrew Clements Abstract This paper presents an overview of the issues involved with selection of an optomechanical adhesive.  It proposes a very general approach by which selection of optomechanical adhesives may be considered.  It gives a brief historical overview of the major developments in the field of optical adhesives.  It discusses …

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Tutorial: Applied Use of Composites in Optical Systems

Tutorial: Applied Use of Composites in Optical Systems Abstract The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief discussion of the applied use of composites in optical systems. This paper is meant for the interested reader in design of optical elements and support structures, and how composites may be used in both scenarios. First, …

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