We report on a laser scanning volumetric image sensor having a small optical head with a gimbaled micromirror. By time-of-flight ranging, our device can measure up to 15cm with ~200µm resolution over a 4°x6° range.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(150.0150) Machine vision : Machine vision
(150.6910) Machine vision : Three-dimensional sensing
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.3400) Remote sensing and sensors : Laser range finder
K. Yu, N. Park, D. Lee, and O. Solgaard, "Compact Laser Scanning Distance Sensor with a Two-Axis Gimbaled Microscanner for Volumetric Imaging," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CWL5.
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