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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 19 — Sep. 13, 2010
  • pp: 19867–19875

Digital holographic interferometer using simultaneously three lasers and a single monochrome sensor for 3D displacement measurements

Tonatiuh Saucedo-A., M. H. De la Torre-Ibarra, F. Mendoza Santoyo, and Ivan Moreno  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 19, pp. 19867-19875 (2010)

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The use of digital holographic interferometry for 3D measurements using simultaneously three illumination directions was demonstrated by Saucedo et al. (Optics Express 14(4) 2006). The technique records two consecutive images where each one contains three holograms in it, e.g., one before the deformation and one after the deformation. A short coherence length laser must be used to obtain the simultaneous 3D information from the same laser source. In this manuscript we present an extension of this technique now illuminating simultaneously with three different lasers at 458, 532 and 633 nm, and using only one high resolution monochrome CMOS sensor. This new configuration gives the opportunity to use long coherence length lasers allowing the measurement of large object areas. A series of digital holographic interferograms are recorded and the information corresponding to each laser is isolated in the Fourier spectral domain where the corresponding phase difference is calculated. Experimental results render the orthogonal displacement components u, v and w during a simple load deformation.

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OCIS Codes
(090.2880) Holography : Holographic interferometry
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(120.4290) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Nondestructive testing
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: May 11, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 6, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 12, 2010
Published: September 3, 2010

Tonatiuh Saucedo-A., M. H. De la Torre-Ibarra, F. Mendoza Santoyo, and Ivan Moreno, "Digital holographic interferometer using simultaneously three lasers and a single monochrome sensor for 3D displacement measurements," Opt. Express 18, 19867-19875 (2010)

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