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position detector lower periscope

Description It is possible to make two periscopes out of one pellicle assembly, if you are careful. 
Type Assembly
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(H) Glue the front surface to the metal parts
Use superglue

(H) Glue the front surface to the metal parts
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(I) Remove blue backing from front-surface mirrors

(I) Remove blue backing from front-surface mirrors
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(J) Attach plastic lenses to sliders.
Convex lens side faces in, flat side out. Use very little super glue and avoid getting glue on lens face. Replace lens if that happens.

(J) Attach plastic lenses to sliders.
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A) apply epoxy
about 2 uL of UV-set epoxy spread on flat bevel of pickoff tube

A) apply epoxy
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B) position film
raise pickof tube until it stretches the film

B) position film
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C) cure epoxy
5 minutes at high power in UV crosslinking chamber

C) cure epoxy
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D) cut film
outside of tube with scalpel blade

D) cut film
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E) trim film
file away excess film and epoxy from edge of pickoff tube

E) trim film
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G) finished pickoff tube
with attached pellicle

G) finished pickoff tube
Parents
Parts
NameManufacturerVendorRequiredStockCost
Lensplastic, f=12mmThorlabs1$12.00
Light Lever Lens Slidercustom shopVarious machine shops1$65.00
light lever mirror bracketcustom shopVarious machine shops1$75.00
light lever pickoff tubecustom shopVarious machine shops1$50.00
MirrorNT43-869Edmund Optics1$11.00
PellicleBP108Thorlabs1$77.70
Screw, SS set2-56x3/32McMaster Carr2$0.13
Super glueLoctite Super Bonder® 495™McMaster Carr.01$3.60
Estimated cost: $291.00
 

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