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| OPTICS, IMAGE SCIENCE, AND VISION

  • Vol. 2, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 1985
  • pp: 111–120

Diffraction effects in moiré deflectometry

E. Keren and O. Kafri  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp. 111-120 (1985)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.2.000111


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Abstract

The bounds on the sensitivity and resolution of moiré deflectometry caused by diffraction effects are derived from the wave equation. It is shown that Fresnel diffraction is a necessary and sufficient framework for treating these effects. Expressions are given for angular resolution, spatial resolution, and dynamic range. The proper selection of experimental parameters involves a trade-off between the angular resolution on the one hand and spatial resolution and dynamic range on the other.

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History
Original Manuscript: July 3, 1984
Manuscript Accepted: September 19, 1984
Published: February 1, 1985

Citation
E. Keren and O. Kafri, "Diffraction effects in moiré deflectometry," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 2, 111-120 (1985)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-2-2-111


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