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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 23 — Nov. 9, 2009
  • pp: 21077–21082

Optimization of a polarization imaging system for 3D measurements of transparent objects.

Mathias Ferraton, Christophe Stolz, and Fabrice Mériaudeau  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 23, pp. 21077-21082 (2009)

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This paper presents a multispectral imaging system for 3D reconstruction of transparent objects based on “shape from polarization” technique. The originality of this work relies on a multispectral active lighting system which enables to cope with the two ambiguities on the zenith angle and azimuth angle. A calibration step allows optimising the polarimetric measurements. Example of a reconstructed transparent object is presented.

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OCIS Codes
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(110.5405) Imaging systems : Polarimetric imaging

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: June 24, 2009
Revised Manuscript: October 8, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: October 8, 2009
Published: November 4, 2009

Mathias Ferraton, Christophe Stolz, and Fabrice Mériaudeau, "Optimization of a polarization imaging system for 3D measurements of transparent objects.," Opt. Express 17, 21077-21082 (2009)

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