Accession Number : AD0705382

Title :   THE EFFECTS OF PROCESSING ON THE DIMENSIONAL STABILITY OF BERYLLIUM MIRRORS,

Corporate Author : BATTELLE MEMORIAL INST COLUMBUS OHIO DEFENSE METALS INFORMATION CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Maringer,R. E.

Report Date : APR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : The accumulated experience indicates that beryllium is not an ideally stable material. Recent research has resulted in a significant advance in the understanding of the reasons for this instability. It is the purpose of this memorandum to point out some of the reasons for this instability and to indicate methods to avoid it. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MIRRORS, *BERYLLIUM), ELECTROLESS PLATING, STRESSES, NICKEL, ANISOTROPY, STABILITY, THERMAL EXPANSION

Subject Categories : Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE