Comparative mirror cleaning study: a study on removing particulate contamination

  title={Comparative mirror cleaning study: a study on removing particulate contamination},
  author={K. Houston},
  booktitle={SPIE Optics + Photonics},
  • K. Houston
  • Published in SPIE Optics + Photonics 31 August 2006
  • Materials Science, Engineering
A mirror cleaning study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of three cleaning methods in their ability to remove particulate contamination from reflective mirror surfaces. Presently, the detergent bath, solvent rinse, and CO2 snow cleaning methods are the most commonly used optical cleaning techniques within the optics industry. These techniques are also commonly used by the Optics Branch/Code 551 at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) to remove particulate contamination from optical… Expand
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