Missing The Mark On Standards Could Mean Missing The Market
Robert E. Parks
For some time now we have been writing about the progress being made in writing international standards related to optics and optical instruments. The standards that have been written to date deal with definitions, methods of describing optical elements in drawings, and procedures for doing tests. These initial standards serve as the foundation for standards yet to come, but do not have an immediate impact on the way business is done in the optics community.
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