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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 7, Iss. 5 — Aug. 28, 2000
  • pp: 186–197

Tomographic imaging of foam

M.R. Fetterman, E. Tan, L. Ying, R.A. Stack, D.L. Marks, S. Feller, E. Cull, J.M. Sullivan, D.C. Munson, Jr., S.T. Thoroddsen, and D.J. Brady  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 7, Issue 5, pp. 186-197 (2000)

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The morphology of three-dimensional foams is of interest to physicists, engineers, and mathematicians. It is desired to image the 3-dimensional structure of the foam. Many different techniques have been used to image the foam, including magnetic resonance imaging, and short-focal length lenses. We use a camera and apply tomographic algorithms to accurately image a set of bubbles. We correct for the distortion of a curved plexiglas container using ray-tracing.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6950) Image processing : Tomographic image processing

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: July 19, 2000
Revised Manuscript: August 22, 2000
Published: August 28, 2000

M.R. Fetterman, E. Tan, L. Ying, R.A. Stack, D.L. Marks, S. Feller, E. Cull, J.M. Sullivan, D.C. Munson, S.T. Thoroddsen, and D.J. Brady, "Tomographic imaging of foam," Opt. Express 7, 186-197 (2000)

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