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ISRN Optics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 872816, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/872816
Research Article

Compression-Induced Solidification: A Novel Processing Technique for Precise Thermoplastic Optical Components with Negligible Internal Stresses

1Institute of Polymer Technology, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Am Weichselgarten 9, 91058 Erlangen, Germany
2Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Hohe Straβe 6, 01069 Dresden, Germany

Received 1 March 2012; Accepted 6 May 2012

Academic Editors: D. Kouznetsov and V. Toal

Copyright © 2012 Ariane Jungmeier et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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