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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 4 — Feb. 19, 2007
  • pp: 1884–1897

Plasma spectroscopy analysis technique based on optimization algorithms and spectral synthesis for arc-welding quality assurance

J. Mirapeix, A. Cobo, D. A. González, and J. M. López-Higuera  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 4, pp. 1884-1897 (2007)

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A new plasma spectroscopy analysis technique based on the generation of synthetic spectra by means of optimization processes is presented in this paper. The technique has been developed for its application in arc-welding quality assurance. The new approach has been checked through several experimental tests, yielding results in reasonably good agreement with the ones offered by the traditional spectroscopic analysis technique.

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OCIS Codes
(000.3860) General : Mathematical methods in physics
(120.4630) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical inspection
(300.6210) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, atomic

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Original Manuscript: November 3, 2006
Revised Manuscript: January 16, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: January 19, 2007
Published: February 19, 2007

J. Mirapeix, A. Cobo, D. A. González, and J. M. López-Higuera, "Plasma spectroscopy analysis technique based on optimization algorithms and spectral synthesis for arc-welding quality assurance," Opt. Express 15, 1884-1897 (2007)

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