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Chinese Optics Letters


  • Editor: Zhizhan Xu
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2012
  • pp: 122201–122201

Optical design of high performance f ingerprint scanner with large capture size

Wei Huang  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 10, Issue 12, pp. 122201-122201 (2012)

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We present an optical design for a fingerprint scanner that addresses the challenges involved in capturing the prints of rolling fingers. A rolling fingerprint scanner requires a high performance distortion free system with big object space numerical aperture (0.022) and larger capture size (40 × 40 (mm)). We show how these requirements can be achieved with the approach of optical and computational hybrid distortion correction. In addition, dark background illumination is utilized to increase fingerprint contrast.

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OCIS Codes
(220.2740) Optical design and fabrication : Geometric optical design
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design
(110.2945) Imaging systems : Illumination design

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

Wei Huang, "Optical design of high performance f ingerprint scanner with large capture size," Chin. Opt. Lett. 10, 122201-122201 (2012)

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