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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 22, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 1983
  • pp: 2169–2176

Automatic fringe analysis with a computer image-processing system

David W. Robinson  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 22, Issue 14, pp. 2169-2176 (1983)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.22.002169


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Abstract

The application of a general-purpose image-processing computer system to automatic fringe analysis is presented. Three areas of application have been examined where the use of a system based on a random access frame store has enabled a processing algorithm to be developed to suit a specific problem. Furthermore, it has enabled automatic analysis to be performed with complex and noisy data. The applications considered are strain measurement by speckle interferometry, position location in three axes, and fault detection in holographic nondestructive testing. A brief description of each problem is presented, followed by a description of the processing algorithm, results, and timings.

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History
Original Manuscript: October 12, 1982
Published: July 15, 1983

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David W. Robinson, "Automatic fringe analysis with a computer image-processing system," Appl. Opt. 22, 2169-2176 (1983)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-22-14-2169


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