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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 4 — Feb. 18, 2008
  • pp: 2590–2596

Projected fringe profilometry using the area-encoded algorithm for spatially isolated and dynamic objects

Wei-Hung Su  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 4, pp. 2590-2596 (2008)

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We present a discussion on how an area-encoded fringe pattern is applied to describe the 3D shape of objects that have spatially isolated surfaces. Phases of the fringes can be carried out without ambiguity to retrieve the 3D shape. Compared with conventional fringe projection techniques, the proposed scheme is relatively reliable and robust to identify the fringe order. Only one phase measurement is required. This makes it possible to analyze dynamic objects.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(120.4630) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical inspection

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: January 2, 2008
Revised Manuscript: February 4, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: February 6, 2008
Published: February 11, 2008

Wei-Hung Su, "Projected fringe profilometry using the area-encoded algorithm for spatially isolated and dynamic objects," Opt. Express 16, 2590-2596 (2008)

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