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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 8 — Mar. 10, 1998
  • pp: 1292–1298

Speckle shearing photography: a tool for direct measurement of surface strains

Pramod K. Rastogi  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 8, pp. 1292-1298 (1998)

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I report on a new optical technique that uses the principles of speckle photography and wave-front shearing to obtain the measurement of surface strains. The strain information stored at each point on the object surface is read out on a point-wise basis. The method is developed from a theoretical point of view, and experimental results are presented.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(030.6140) Coherence and statistical optics : Speckle
(110.5200) Imaging systems : Photography

Original Manuscript: July 17, 1997
Revised Manuscript: October 1, 1997
Published: March 10, 1998

Pramod K. Rastogi, "Speckle shearing photography: a tool for direct measurement of surface strains," Appl. Opt. 37, 1292-1298 (1998)

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