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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 15, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1976
  • pp: 2821–2824

Real-time noncontacting distance measurement using optical triangulation

T. Sawatari  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 15, Issue 11, pp. 2821-2824 (1976)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.15.002821


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Abstract

Real-time noncontacting distance measurement systems are constructed using photogrammetric principles. The system is used to measure a distance between two points specified by sharp visible contrast change under optical illumination. Tests of the system indicate that it can measure the distance with a repeatability of better than one part in 104.

© 1976 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: December 6, 1975
Published: November 1, 1976

Citation
T. Sawatari, "Real-time noncontacting distance measurement using optical triangulation," Appl. Opt. 15, 2821-2824 (1976)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-15-11-2821

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