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International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2008
During the last ten years, Astron has been a major contractor for the design and manufacturing of astronomical instruments for Space-and Earth based observatories, such as VISIR, MIDI, SPIFFI, X-Shooter and MIRI. Driven by the need to reduce the weight of optically ultra-stiff structures, two promising techniques have been developed in the last years: ASTRON Extreme Lightweighting  for mechanical structures and an improved Polishing Technique for Aluminum Mirrors. Using one singledoi:10.1117/12.2308200 fatcat:laygte7hsvhsdft6cd3o2sj2je