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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 20 — Sep. 28, 2009
  • pp: 17996–18002

Pressure measurements through image analysis

Sergio Calixto, Francisco J. Sánchez-Marin, and M. E. Sánchez-Morales  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 20, pp. 17996-18002 (2009)

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Here we propose a new optical method, to our knowledge, to measure the pressure in liquids or gases by means of a flexible lens. Images of an object given by the dynamical lens are analyzed, and through the visibility of those images pressure is inferred.

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OCIS Codes
(100.2960) Image processing : Image analysis
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.4640) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical instruments
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(160.5470) Materials : Polymers

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: June 25, 2009
Revised Manuscript: August 27, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: September 9, 2009
Published: September 23, 2009

Sergio Calixto, Francisco J. Sánchez-Marin, and M. E. Sánchez-Morales, "Pressure measurements through image analysis," Opt. Express 17, 17996-18002 (2009)

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