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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 49, Iss. 17 — Jun. 10, 2010
  • pp: 3418–3427

Three-dimensional digital image correlation technique using single high-speed camera for measuring large out-of-plane displacements at high framing rates

Mark Pankow, Brian Justusson, and Anthony M. Waas  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 49, Issue 17, pp. 3418-3427 (2010)

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We are concerned with the development of a three-dimensional (3D) full-field high-speed digital image correlation (DIC) measurement system using a single camera, specifically aimed at measuring large out-of-plane displacements. A system has been devised to record images at ultrahigh speeds using a single camera and a series of mirrors. These mirrors effectively converted a single camera into two virtual cameras that view a specimen surface from different angles and capture two images simultaneously. This pair of images enables one to perform DIC measurements to obtain 3D displacement fields at high framing rates. Bench testing along with results obtained using a shock wave blast test facility are used to show the validity of the method.

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OCIS Codes
(000.2170) General : Equipment and techniques
(070.4560) Fourier optics and signal processing : Data processing by optical means
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(120.6150) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Speckle imaging
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
(100.0118) Image processing : Imaging ultrafast phenomena

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: November 30, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 2, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 6, 2010
Published: June 9, 2010

Mark Pankow, Brian Justusson, and Anthony M. Waas, "Three-dimensional digital image correlation technique using single high-speed camera for measuring large out-of-plane displacements at high framing rates," Appl. Opt. 49, 3418-3427 (2010)

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