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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 32, Iss. 19 — Jul. 1, 1993
  • pp: 3504–3512

System analysis of CCD-based bar code readers

David Tsi, Emanuel Marom, Joseph Katz, and Jerome Swartz  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 32, Issue 19, pp. 3504-3512 (1993)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.32.003504


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Abstract

The basic constraints on the working range of CCD-based bar code readers are analyzed. A comprehensive model that allows the calculation of the optimal working range and its corresponding optical system parameters is derived. Experimental results are found to be in good agreement with theoretical calculations. Finally, comparisons between bar code laser scanners and CCD readers are presented.

© 1993 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: November 5, 1991
Published: July 1, 1993

Citation
David Tsi, Emanuel Marom, Joseph Katz, and Jerome Swartz, "System analysis of CCD-based bar code readers," Appl. Opt. 32, 3504-3512 (1993)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-32-19-3504


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