SC2Optical manufacturing and optical metrology

New program
Level: Specialized

Engineer or advanced technician willing to work with opticians in the field of optical manufacturing 


Basic knowledge in optics

Language of the training: French
Maximum capacity: 12
Price: 1380 € HT -
Duration: 3 days - 21 h
  • Discover the steps of optical components manufacturing
  • Learn the control techniques of optical components
  • Integrate notions of quality monitoring
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Optical manufacturing and optical metrology
Addressed topics

Optical component manufacturing processes

Metrology of optical components

The program

Manufacturing methods

  • Machining, mechanisms lapping and polishing.
  • Standard processes for spheres and planes. Industrial production equipment.
  • Principles and implementation of computer assisted polishing.
  • Special processes and ion milling.
  • Means of manufacture inspired by mechanics: machining diamond tool
  • Micro-grinding - Examples of applications
  • CN Manufacturing equipment: Roughing - Fining - Polishing - Edging
  • Polishing by magneto-rheological and application to the manufacture of aspherical surfaces

Optical Control

  • Controls with caliber and interferometer, dimensional metrology
  • Wavefronts analyser: Hartmann, Hartmann-Shack, Hartmann modified lateral shift interferometry
  • Interferometric measurements (Zygo)

Awareness of quality procedures and standards

  • Quality concept and approach: quality objectives and indicators
  • Risk management, problem solving method, role of quality documentation.
  • Introduction to quality standards and certification procedures.
Methodology and assessment

General lectures


Optical workshop visit

Next session: date to be defined

  • February 13, 2019 to February 15, 2019 SC2 | Optical manufacturing and optical metrology Palaiseau
Pedagogical manager(s):
  • Sébastien De Rossi - Professor at Institut d'Optique

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