ASPE Proceedings, October 13-18, 1991
Sweeney Convention Center
Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Plenary Session
Precision Engineering
Tuesday, October 15, 8:30 - 10:00
Session Chair: Robert Parks (ASPE President)

Invited Papers:

  1. The Metrology Associated with Interferometric Gravitational Wave Detection
    R. Weiss (MIT)
    Precision Engineering/Oral/No Abstract Available/1991 Annual
  2. State-of-the-Art and Ultimate Physical Limiations of Dimensional Metrology
    H. Kunzmann (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt)
    Precision Engineering/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  3. Servo-Guided Planar Stages and Other X-Y Stages for Microlithography: A Review
    R. A. Kendall (IBM Corp.)
    Precision Engineering/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual

Session I
Dimensional Metrology
Tuesday, October 15, 10:30 - 12:00
Session Chair: Norman Bobroff (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center)

  1. Application and Performance of Capacitance Micrometry as a Super-Precision Transfer Standard
    S. Harb, D. G. Chetwynd and S. T. Smith (University of Warwick)
    Dimensional Metrology/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  2. Advanced Angle Metrology at the National Institute of Standards and Technology
    W. T. Estler, Y. H. Queen and D. Gilsinn (NIST) and D. Pieczulewski (A. G. Davis Gage & Engineering)
    Dimensional Metrology/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  3. Scales vs. Interferometers: A Comparison of Metrology Systems
    G. Wyntjes, D. Mitchell and M. Hercher (OPTRA, Inc.)
    Dimensional Metrology/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  4. Scanning Probe Microscopes as Co-ordinate Measuring Machines
    M. Stedman (National Physical Laboratory)
    Dimensional Metrology/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual

Session II
Machine Metrology
Tuesday, October 15, 1:30 - 3:00
Session Chair: Margaret Stedman (National Physical Laboratory)

  1. The Characterization of Analog Probes for Use on Coordinate Measuring Machines
    H. Harary (NIST) and D. Clermont, C. Lavigne, P. Chollet and A. Clement (Institut Superieur des Materiaux et de la Contstruction Mecanique)
    Machine Metrology/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  2. Static and Dynamic Properties of Free Standing Ball Bars
    S. D. Phillips, B. Borchardt and T. D. Doiron (NIST) and J. Henry (Sheffield Measurement Corporation)
    Machine Metrology/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  3. The Efficiency of Artifact Based Procedures to Calibrate Coordinate Measuring Machines
    J. A. Soons and P. H. Schellekens (Eindhoven University of Technology)
    Machine Metrology/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  4. Error Analysis for X-Y Interferometric Metrology
    N. Bobroff (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center)
    Machine Metrology/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual

Session III
Interferometry
Wednesday, October 16, 8:30 - 10:00
Session Chair: Carl A. Zanoni (Zygo Corporation)

  1. Electronic Limitations in Phase Meters for Heterodyne Interferometry
    N. Oldham, P. Hetrick, J. Kramar, W. Penzes, T. Wheatley and C. Teague (NIST)
    Interferometry/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  2. An Interferometric Instrument for the Metrology of Micromechanisms
    L. P. Howard and R. J. Hocken (UNC-Charlotte)
    Interferometry/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  3. Some Observations on the Performance of Commercial Phase Measuring (Fizeau) Interferometers Used in Surface Figure Metrology
    C. J. Evans and W. T. Estler (NIST)
    Interferometry/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  4. A Focused View on Aspherics
    D. M. G. Steven (Rank Taylor Hobson, Ltd.)
    Interferometry/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual

Session IV
Controls and Precision Manufacturing
Wednesday, October 16, 10:30 - 12:00
Session Chair: Dan E. Luttrell (Rank Taylor Hobson, Inc.)

  1. Controller Design for a Modern Diamond Turning Machine
    M. H. Miller, K. P. Garrard, T. A. Dow and L. W. Taylor (N. C. State University)
    Controls and Precision Manufacturing/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  2. Nanometer Motion Control via Magnetic Suspension
    D. L. Trumper (UNC-Charlotte) and A. H. Slocum (MIT)
    Controls and Precision Manufacturing/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  3. Diamond Point Machined Snap-Together Optics
    J. P. Schaefer (Texas Instruments)
    Controls and Precision Manufacturing/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  4. The Effects of Fundamental Axial Spindle Motion on the Optical Performance of Diamond Turned Surfaces
    M. C. Gerchman (Rank Taylor Hobson, Inc.)
    Controls and Precision Manufacturing/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual

Session V
Precision Drives
Thursday, October 17, 8:30 - 10:00
Session Chair: Daniel C. Thompson (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

  1. Development of Drive-Systems for High Accuracy Rotary Positioning Devices
    M. Weck and J. Luderich (Fraunhofer-Institut fur Produktionstechnologie)
    Precision Drives/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  2. Feed and Frictional Load Characteristics of Carriage on Plain Bearing Guideways in the Range of Nanometer Positioning
    A. Kanai and M. Miyashita (Ashikaga Institute of Technology) and J. Yoshioka (NUTR K. K.)
    Precision Drives/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  3. Ultra-precise AC Linear Motor for Nanometer Position Control
    S. Futami and A. Furutani (Yaskawa Electric Corporation)
    Precision Drives/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  4. Model Reference Adaptive Control of Nonlinear Microdynamics of a Ball-Screw Driven Precise Slide
    P. I. Hubbel and P. I. Ro (N. C. State University)
    Precision Drives/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual

Session VI
Ultraprecision Fabrication of Ductile Materials
Thursday, October 17, 10:30 - 12:00
Session Chair: Don A. Lucca (Oklahoma State University)

  1. Aluminum Optics, But of Which Alloy and What Temper?
    R. S. Polvani and C. J. Evans (NIST)
    Ultraprecision Fabrication of Ductile Materials/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  2. Single Point Diamond Machining Induced Damage on Single Crystal Copper, Aluminum and Gold
    J. W. Carr and C. Narayan (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center) and J. Kim (Goldstar Electronics)
    Ultraprecision Fabrication of Ductile Materials/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  3. Molecular Dynamics Simulation of the Chip Forming Process in Single Crystal Copper and Comparison with Experimental Data
    I. F. Stoers and J. F. Belak (LLNL), D. A. Lucca and R. Komanduri (Oklahoma State University), R. L. Rhorer (LANL), T. Moriwaki (Kobe University), K. Okuda (Kobe Technical College), N. Ikawa, S. Shimada and H. Tanaka (Osaka University), T. A. Dow and J. D. Drescher (N. C. State University)
    Ultraprecision Fabrication of Ductile Materials/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  4. Machining Forces in Diamond Turning of Copper
    J. D. Drescher and T. A. Dow (N. C. State University)
    Ultraprecision Fabrication of Ductile Materials/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual

Session VII
Ultraprecision Fabrication of Brittle Materials
Thursday, October 17, 2:00 - 3:30
Session Chair: Jeffrey W. Carr (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center)

  1. Analysis and Modeling of Diamond Turning of Brittle Materials
    M. Tidwell and R. O. Scattergood (N. C. State University)
    Ultraprecision Fabrication of Brittle Materials/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  2. Material Removal Mechanisms Involved in the Single-Point Diamond Turning of Brittle Materials
    C-L. Chao (Chung-Cheng Institute of Technology) and A. E. Gee (Cranfield Institute of Technology)
    Ultraprecision Fabrication of Brittle Materials/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  3. Fixed-Abrasive Grinding of CVD SiC to Optical Quality
    T. Bifano and Y. Yi (Boston University)
    Ultraprecision Fabrication of Brittle Materials/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  4. Wheel Speed Effects in Precision Contour Grinding
    S. C. Fawcett and T. A. Dow (N. C. State University)
    Ultraprecision Fabrication of Brittle Materials/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual

Session VIII
Ultraprecision Fabrication of Glass
Thursday, October 17, 4:00 - 5:30
Session Chair: Ronald O. Scattergood (N. C. State University)

  1. Experimental Machining of Glass to Optical Finishes in a Closed Loop Configuration
    C. G. Blough, E. G. Loewen and D. T. Moore (University of Reochester)
    Ultraprecision Fabrication of Glass/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  2. Grinding of Optical Glass with Loose Polycrystalline Synthetic Diamond Abrasives
    M. J. Cumbo (Bausch and Lomb) and A. Lindquist, S. B. Ng, T. Rich, Y. Sabharwal and S. D. Jacobs (University of Rochester)
    Ultraprecision Fabrication of Glass/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  3. Shear Mode Grinding of BK7 Glass and Evaluating Ground Surface
    J. Takeda, K. Imai and H. Hashimoto (Kanagawa Institute of Technology)
    Ultraprecision Fabrication of Glass/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual
  4. A Mirror-Finish Slicing Technology with Electrolytic Dressing for Hard and Brittle Materials
    T. Kanda and M. Mitsuhashi (NEC Corporation)
    Ultraprecision Fabrication of Glass/Oral/Abstract/1991 Annual

Poster Session I
Metrology and Interferometry
Wednesday, October 16, 12:00 - 2:00
Session Chair: Robert D. Day (LANL)

  1. A Long Range STM/AFM
    C. Lavigne, J. A. Miller and R. J. Hocken (UNC-Charlotte)
    Metrology and Interferometry/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  2. Surface Characterisation via Optical Diffraction
    D. Mansfield (Rank Taylor Hobson, Ltd.)
    Metrology and Interferometry/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  3. The Measurement Variation of Surface Profile Parameters: A Viewpoint from Standardisation
    T. Y. Lin, P. J. Sullivan and K. J. Stout (University of Birmingham) and K. L. Ko (Industrial Technology Research Institute)
    Metrology and Interferometry/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  4. Simultaneous Measurement of Spindle Error Motions: A Simple and Economical Method
    S. Kumaran, T. Fujii and R. J. Hocken (UNC-Charlotte)
    Metrology and Interferometry/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  5. Using Scanning Probe Microscopes for Examining Precision Machined Tools and Machined Surfaces
    M. R. Rodgers and V. B. Elings (Digital Instruments, Inc.)
    Metrology and Interferometry/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  6. Comparison of Angle Measuring Interferometers and Autocollimators
    P. Greier and N. Bobroff (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center) and W. T. Estler and Y. H. Queen (NIST)
    Metrology and Interferometry/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  7. The Characterization of Multiprocess Surfaces (Is this a Case for a Paradigm Shift?)
    P. J. Scott (Rank Taylor Hobson, Ltd.)
    Metrology and Interferometry/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  8. On-Machine Measurement of Surface Profile by Fiber Optic Heterodyne Interferometry
    K. Sakaya and T. Ohura (Industrial Research Institue of Ishikawa)
    Metrology and Interferometry/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  9. A Hierarchical 2D Phase Unwrapping Strategy Immune to Spike Noise and Discontinuities of Larger Scale
    T. R. Judge and P. J. Bryanston-Cross (University of Warwick)
    Metrology and Interferometry/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  10. Evaluation of Topography of Precision Engineering Part Surfaces
    J. Mandak (Slovak Metrological Society)
    Metrology and Interferometry/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual

Poster Session II
Machining Design & Controls and Ultraprecision Fabrication
Thursday, October 17, 12:00 - 2:00
Session Chair: Philip R. Hannah (Consultant)

  1. Development of a New Vibration Reduction Control Scheme for Precision Slide Motion
    J. A. Abler and P. I. Ro (N. C. State University)
    Machine Design & Controls and Ultraprecision Fabrication/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  2. The Preloaded Ball Screw as a Nanometer Actuator
    J. F. Currino and T. A. Dow (N. C. State University)
    Machine Design & Controls and Ultraprecision Fabrication/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  3. Design of Three Groove Kinematic Couplings
    A. H. Slocum (MIT)
    Machine Design & Controls and Ultraprecision Fabrication/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  4. A Fundamental Structure for Intelligent Manufacturing
    Y. Hatamura, T. Nagao and M. Mitsuishi (University of Tokyo)
    Machine Design & Controls and Ultraprecision Fabrication/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  5. Statistical Concept of System Functional Tolerancing Including Operational Conditions
    V. M. Izraelev (3M Storage Media Laboratory)
    Machine Design & Controls and Ultraprecision Fabrication/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  6. Microtilt Controlled Chuck Faceplate for Ultra-precise Single-point Diamond Machining
    A. E. Gee, J. Duduch, H. Mizuno, Y. Hara, H. Aoyama and K. Flynn (Cranfield Institute of Technology), C-L. Chao (Chung-Cheng Institute of Technology), K. E. Puttick and M. Rudman (University of Surrey) and S. G. McCandlish (University of Exeter)
    Machine Design & Controls and Ultraprecision Fabrication/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  7. Improvement of the Precision of Machining by the Use of Inertial and Gravitational Drives
    E. S. Geskin and M. A. Shimanovich (New Jersey Institue of Technology)
    Machine Design & Controls and Ultraprecision Fabrication/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  8. Precision Grinding of Thin Quartz Wafers
    J. Hosler and T. Bifano (Boston University)
    Machine Design & Controls and Ultraprecision Fabrication/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  9. Short-Crack Toughness Determination of Brittle Materials
    S. M. Smith and R. O. Scattergood (N. C. State University)
    Machine Design & Controls and Ultraprecision Fabrication/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  10. Microfabrication of Ultraprecision Structures Using Focused Ion Beam Machining
    S. T. Davies (University of Warwick)
    Machine Design & Controls and Ultraprecision Fabrication/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  11. Environmental Effects on Subsurface Damage in Glass Machining
    D. DePiero and T. Bifano (Boston University)
    Machine Design & Controls and Ultraprecision Fabrication/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  12. Influence of the Quality of Natural Diamond on Tool Wear in Precision Turning
    M. Sawa, M. Masuda, Y. Maeda and R. Itoo (Hitachi, Ltd.)
    Machine Design & Controls and Ultraprecision Fabrication/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual
  13. Evaluation of Environmentally Safe Cleaning Agents on Diamond Turned Optics
    L. A. Theye and R. D. Day (LANL) and R. Schubert (Bell Communications Research)
    Machine Design & Controls and Ultraprecision Fabrication/Poster/Abstract/1991 Annual