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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2008
  • pp: 422–424

Noncontact temperature measurement by means of CCD cameras in a participating medium

Dong Liu, Fei Wang, Kefa Cen, Jianhua Yan, Qunxing Huang, and Yong Chi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 5, pp. 422-424 (2008)

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An original technique was presented for noncontact three-dimensional temperature field measurement in a participating medium using radiative information captured by a CCD camera. This technique was based on the backward Monte Carlo method and was faster and more efficient than traditional techniques based on the forward Monte Carlo method. A numerical simulation case was adopted to validate the technique. It was found that the technique was capable of reconstructing the three-dimensional temperature field well, even with noisy input data.

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OCIS Codes
(040.1520) Detectors : CCD, charge-coupled device
(120.6780) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Temperature

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: October 29, 2007
Revised Manuscript: January 15, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: January 21, 2008
Published: February 20, 2008

Dong Liu, Fei Wang, Kefa Cen, Jianhua Yan, Qunxing Huang, and Yong Chi, "Noncontact temperature measurement by means of CCD cameras in a participating medium," Opt. Lett. 33, 422-424 (2008)

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