Removing Mid-Spatial Frequency Errors with VIBE

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNX10CF20P
Agency Tracking Number: 094614
Amount: $99,991.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: S2.05
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Optimax Systems, Inc.
6367 Dean Parkway, Ontario, NY, 14519-8939
DUNS: 787064120
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jessica Nelson
 Principal Investigator
 (585) 217-0776
 jnelson@optimaxsi.com
Business Contact
 Tom Kelly
Title: Controller
Phone: (585) 217-0729
Email: tkelly@optimaxsi.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The Optimax VIBE process is a full-aperture, conformal polishing process incorporating high frequency motion that rapidly removes sub-surface damage in a VIBE pre-polish step and eliminates mid-spatial frequency (MSF) errors created by deterministic polishing in a VIBE finishing step. This Phase I feasibility study will focus on the VIBE finishing step to remove undesirable MSF errors while at the same time maintaining the desired low spatial frequency form accuracy.

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