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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2006
  • pp: 1053–1054

Precision measurement with visual feedback using binary phase diffractive optical elements

Edward Buckley, Adrian Cable, Tim Wilkinson, and Nic Lawrence  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 8, pp. 1053-1054 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.001053


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Abstract

A novel method for obtaining precision measurements by using two binary diffractive optical elements is presented. The system provides visual feedback of the measurement without the use of electronics.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(090.1970) Holography : Diffractive optics
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology

ToC Category:
Holography

History
Original Manuscript: December 15, 2005
Revised Manuscript: January 13, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: January 15, 2006

Citation
Edward Buckley, Adrian Cable, Tim Wilkinson, and Nic Lawrence, "Precision measurement with visual feedback using binary phase diffractive optical elements," Opt. Lett. 31, 1053-1054 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-8-1053


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References

  1. T. D. Wilkinson, D. C. O'Brien, and R. J. Mears, Opt. Commun. 109, 222 (1994). [CrossRef]
  2. A. J. Cable, E. Buckley, P. Mash, N. A. Lawrence, T. D. Wilkinson, and W. A. Crossland, in SID International Symposium Digest of Technical Papers (Society for Information Display, 2004), Vol. 35(1), 1431.
  3. M. A. Seldowitz, J. P. Allebach, and D. W. Sweeney, Appl. Opt. 26, 2788 (1987). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  4. E. Buckley, A. J. Cable, N. A. Lawrence, 'Automatic measurement technique,' UK Patent Application GB0329013.7 (December 13, 2004).

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