Optical Review

, Volume 11, Issue 2, pp 82–86

Testing Parabolic Surfaces with Annular Subaperture Interferograms

  • Ferm$ian Granados-Agust$ian
  • J. Fausto Escobar-Romero
  • Alejandro Cornejo-Rodr$iaguez
Optical Systems and Technologies


A parabolic surface is tested with spherical reference wavefronts, and with the analysis of partial annular zone interferograms. By means of a computer program, based on the subaperture annular information, complete information about the entire surface can be derived.

Key words

optical testing optical fabrication 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ferm$ian Granados-Agust$ian
    • 1
  • J. Fausto Escobar-Romero
    • 1
  • Alejandro Cornejo-Rodr$iaguez
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto Nacional de Astrof$iAsica$OAptica y Electr$oAnicaPueblaMexico

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