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Dream specializes in the design, engineering and in-house production of bubble-free lightweight mirror blanks. These engineered lightweight substrates offer a substantially shorter thermal time constant compared to monolithics, while also offering a myriad of mechanical and additional thermal advantages.

Dream's level of engineering, innovation and process control offers truly unparalleled performance and deliveries in the world.


"We shall look back and see how inefficient, how primitive it was to work with thick, solid mirrors, obsolete mirror-curves, ..." - George Willis Ritchey 1928
From the book "Mirror Mirror" by Mark Pendergrast


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Click below to see Zygo data of a finished plano elliptical Dream Cellular mirror.

Lightweight Dream Cellular mirror finished to higher quality level than Hubble Space Telescope's M2

This hyperboloidal convex secondary mirror (M2) was part of a Dream Telescopes' a 24" Ritchey-Chrétien telescope that was delivered in 2015 for a NASA project.

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Dream delivers a fast & demanding 300mm CA f3 Ritchey-Chrétien optical set.


2015 - Dream directly casts and processes bubble-free f1.376 mirror blank for Adaptive Optics application. Mirror is six times lower in areal density than Hubble M1.
 

 

 

QED Optics displays Dream Cellular mirror at SPIE's Photonics West

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