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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1973
  • pp: 858–864

Improvement on Moiré Technique for In-Plane Deformation Measurements

Kazuya Matsumoto and Matsuo Takashima  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 12, Issue 4, pp. 858-864 (1973)

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A technique to improve the sensitivity of in-plane deformation measurements on transparent and reflective specimens under tension or compression is described. The principle of this technique is that of moiré fringe multiplication. Experiments with 20-cycle/mm gratings yielded results having eighteen times the sensitivity of the conventional moiré technique. One fringe shift of each moiré fringe corresponded to an in-plane deformation of 2.7 μm.

© 1973 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 25, 1972
Published: April 1, 1973

Kazuya Matsumoto and Matsuo Takashima, "Improvement on Moiré Technique for In-Plane Deformation Measurements," Appl. Opt. 12, 858-864 (1973)

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