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Ultra-precision Machining Technologies; Proceedings.


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Papers from a fall 2008 conference present the latest findings in the field of ultra-precision machining. Major themes include ultra-precision grinding and polishing of optical materials, moulding dies, hard materials, single crystals, and metals or alloys. Other areas explored include high-speed machining technology and applications, ion beam figuring and polishing, electron beam patterning and polishing, laser machining, electro-discharge machining, glass and plastic injection moulding of optical and electrical components, fabrication of micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), ultra-precision machine tools, and advanced manufacturing and design methods. Specific topics covered include the white layer of hard-turned GCr15 bearing steel, surface modification of diamond to improve machining properties of an ultraviolet-curing wire saw, and laser and water-jet fiber coupling technology for micromachining. The book is illustrated with b&w images. It will be useful as a reference for researchers in the field of ultra-precision machining and for practicing engineers. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Selected, Peer Reviewed Papers from the 8th CHINA-JAPAN International Conference on Ultra-Precision Machining, (CJICUPM2008)
Julong Yuan Et Al.
Wen, Donghui (EDT):
Ji, Shiming (EDT)
Chen, Ming (EDT)
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