[VIDEO] TMT Metrology Testbed System Details

In this video, Dr. Shelby Ament describes a Metrology Testbed for the Thirty Meter Telescope, which incorporates 82 unique CGHs designed and fabricated by Arizona Optical Metrology.

This excerpt is from a talk titled “Metrology Testbed for the Thirty Meter Telescope Primary Mirror” from the Optical Fabrication and Testing Conference on June 13, 2021. Content is shared with permission from the OSA.

Shelby Ament, Ph.D., is a senior optical engineer at Arizona Optical Metrology (AOM). She holds a doctorate from the University of Arizona’s Wyant College of Optical Sciences, with specialization in diffractive optics. She has five years of industry experience designing, fabricating, and using CGHs to test a variety of optics: from catalog cylinders and aspheres to meter-class telescope mirrors. At AOM, she designs and certifies CGHs for customers and develops next-generation metrology products.
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