Designing Cost-Effective Precision Optical Mounts
Sherwin Cabatic and Kathryn D. Li Dessau
Whether you're an OEM or a scientific researcher, you need a mount that will deliver precision and stability in a form that tits in your setup. Choosing the
right mount is a complicated task of balancing functionality - size, ease of use and performance - with cost. To make
the right choice for application, it is helpful to know what goes into the design and manufacture of a typical mount. In this article, we will take a look at what issues an engineer faces in the production of opto-mechanical mounts, including performance, materials, site and the manufacturing process itself.
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