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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 14 — May. 10, 2009
  • pp: 2632–2637

Calibration of a laser galvanometric scanning system by adapting a camera model

Suochao Cui, Xiao Zhu, Wei Wang, and Yunhui Xie  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 14, pp. 2632-2637 (2009)

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We propose a new calibration method for a laser galvanometric scanning (LGS) system by adapting the camera model to model the LGS system. The similarity between the camera system and the LGS system has been investigated and exploited. The distortion parameters are acquired by solving a nonlinear least squares problem of 12 coefficients using the Levenberg–Marquardt algorithm. The efficiency of the calibration is improved. Experiments are conducted to verify the proposed model.

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OCIS Codes
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(150.0150) Machine vision : Machine vision
(230.4040) Optical devices : Mirrors
(150.1135) Machine vision : Algorithms
(150.1488) Machine vision : Calibration

ToC Category:
Machine Vision

Original Manuscript: January 5, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 10, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 16, 2009
Published: May 4, 2009

Suochao Cui, Xiao Zhu, Wei Wang, and Yunhui Xie, "Calibration of a laser galvanometric scanning system by adapting a camera model," Appl. Opt. 48, 2632-2637 (2009)

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