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Surfacing and Testing of the E.S.O. 8.2m VLT Mirrors

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REOSC has been awarded by ESO with a contract on July 25, 1989 for the polishing of the four VLT mirrors and the following tasks: - design and manufacture of the mirror handling tool and container, - transportation of each VLT mirror blank from SCHOTT's plant in Mainz (Germany) to REOSC's plant, - design, manufacture and assembly on the mirror of special devices for the mirror fixation in the cell, - grinding, polishing and testing of the four VLT mirrors.

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