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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 2 — Jan. 27, 2014
  • pp: 1287–1301

Absolute three-dimensional shape measurement using coded fringe patterns without phase unwrapping or projector calibration

William Lohry, Vincent Chen, and Song Zhang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 1287-1301 (2014)

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This paper presents a novel stereo-phase-based absolute three-dimensional (3D) shape measurement that requires neither phase unwrapping nor projector calibration. This proposed method can be divided into two steps: (1) obtain a coarse disparity map from the quality map; and (2) refine the disparity map using wrapped phase. Fringe patterns are modified to encode the quality map for efficient and accurate stereo matching. Experiments demonstrated that the proposed method could achieve high-quality 3D measurement even with extremely low-quality fringe patterns.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: October 14, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 24, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 3, 2014
Published: January 13, 2014

William Lohry, Vincent Chen, and Song Zhang, "Absolute three-dimensional shape measurement using coded fringe patterns without phase unwrapping or projector calibration," Opt. Express 22, 1287-1301 (2014)

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