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Adhesive Problems of Optical Elements

Adhesives are used in bonding optical elements, mostly for doublets (two bonded lenses), triplets (three bonded lenses) or beam splitters (bonded prisms).    

Adhesive Failure Analysis / Adhesion Testing by Anderson Materials Evaluation, Inc.
Website
: http://www.andersonmaterials.com/adhesion.html
 

The Bonding of Optical Elements - Techniques and Troubleshooting by Summers Optical, A Division of EMS Acquisition, Inc.
Website: https://www.optical-cement.com/cements/manual/manual.html

 

Mechanisms Relating to Reducing Stress in Curing Thick Sections of UV Adhesives by Norland Products Inc.
Website: https://www.norlandprod.com/techrpts/thick.html

 

Preventing Lens Separations with Norland Optical Adhesives including power point presentation by Norland Products Inc.
Website: https://www.norlandprod.com/techrpts/preventsep.html

 

Selection of Optical Adhesives by Andrew Clements by Andrew Clements, University of Arizona, College of Optical Sciences (December 14, 2006).
Website: https://nanopdf.com/download/selection-of-optical-adhesives-the-university-of-arizona-college-of_pdf

 

Introduction to Bond in Place Optics by Michael Hemmat, University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences (December 2011).
Website: https://wp.optics.arizona.edu/optomech/wp-content/uploads/sites/53/2016/10/Tutorial_Hemmat-Michael.pdf

 

Preventing Lens Separations PPP by Norland Products Inc.
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Design Guidelines for Predicting Stress in Cemented Doublets Undergoing Temperature Change by Morris I Kaufman, Daniel K. Frayer, Robert M. Malone, Andrew Corredor - National Sequrity Technologies, LLC and Brandon B. Light – Optimax Systems Inc. Optical Design and Fabrication 2017 (Freeform, IODC, OFT). OSA Technical Digest. Publisher: OSA - The Optical Society, 2010 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036-1012 USA. DOE/NV/25946-3248, Journal ID: ISBN; 978-1-943580-31-6. Copyright © OSA 2017.

Website: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/321323228_Design_guidelines_for_predicting_stress_in_cemented_doublets_undergoing_temperature_change or

Website: https://www.osti.gov/biblio/1513839

 

Considerations in Manufacturing Cemented Assemblies by Brandon Light Optimax Systems Inc., 6367 Dean Parkway, Ontario, NY USA. Copyright © Optimax Systems, Inc. 2009.

Websitehttps://www.photonics.com/images/Web/WhitePapers/54/Considerations_in_Manufacturing_Cemented_Assemblies.pdf

 

Assembly method considerations for cemented assemblies by Brandon Light Optimax Systems Inc. Copyright © Optimax Systems Inc. 2009.

Websitehttps://docplayer.net/190880181-Assembly-method-considerations-for-cemented-assemblies.html

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