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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 35, Iss. 22 — Aug. 1, 1996
  • pp: 4518–4521

Zebra schlieren optics for leak detection

R. E. Peale and P. L. Summers  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 35, Issue 22, pp. 4518-4521 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.35.004518


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Abstract

A modification of schlieren optics was explored as a technique for industrial gas-leak detection. A high-contrast pattern on thin reflecting material was imaged with a zoom lens onto a negative of the same pattern as a method of eliminating the ordinary rays. The geometry of the industrial setting determines the useful spatial frequency of the pattern.

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History
Original Manuscript: November 9, 1995
Revised Manuscript: February 15, 1996
Published: August 1, 1996

Citation
R. E. Peale and P. L. Summers, "Zebra schlieren optics for leak detection," Appl. Opt. 35, 4518-4521 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-35-22-4518


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References

  1. For a collection of key papers see J. R. Meyer-Arendt, ed., Selected Papers on Schlieren Optics, SPIE Milestone Series, vol. MS61 ~The International Society for Optical Engineering, Bellingham, Wash., 1992!.
  2. E. Hecht, A. Zajac, Optics ~ Addison-Wesley, Reading, Mass., 1979!.

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