OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 33, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2008
  • pp: 905–907

Three-dimensional particle imaging by defocusing method with an annular aperture

Dejiao Lin, Natalia C. Angarita-Jaimes, Siyu Chen, Alan H. Greenaway, Catherine E. Towers, and David P. Towers  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 9, pp. 905-907 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.000905


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (342 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We propose an annular-aperture-based defocusing technique for three-dimensional (3D) particle metrology from a single camera view. This simple configuration has high optical efficiency and the ability to deal with overlapped defocused images. Initial results show that an uncertainty in depth of 23 μ m can be achieved over a range of 10 mm for macroscopic systems. This method can also be applied in microscopy for the measurement of fluorescently doped microparticles, thus providing a promising solution for 3D flow metrology at both macroscales and microscales.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.1220) Imaging systems : Apertures
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(120.7250) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Velocimetry
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: December 17, 2007
Revised Manuscript: March 7, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 14, 2008
Published: April 22, 2008

Virtual Issues
Vol. 3, Iss. 6 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Dejiao Lin, Natalia C. Angarita-Jaimes, Siyu Chen, Alan H. Greenaway, Catherine E. Towers, and David P. Towers, "Three-dimensional particle imaging by defocusing method with an annular aperture," Opt. Lett. 33, 905-907 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-9-905


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. K. D. Hinsch, Meas. Sci. Technol. 6, 742 (1995). [CrossRef]
  2. C. E. Towers, D. P. Towers, H. I. Cambell, S. Zhang, and A. H. Greenaway, Opt. Lett. 31, 1220 (2006). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  3. M. P. Arroyo and C. A. Greated, Meas. Sci. Technol. 2, 1181 (1991). [CrossRef]
  4. D. H. Barnhart, N. A. Halliwell, and J. M. Coupland, Proc. R. Soc. London, Ser. A 458, 2083 (2002). [CrossRef]
  5. G. Elsinga, F. Scarano, B. Wieneke, and B. W. van Oudheusden, Exp. Fluids 41, 933 (2006). [CrossRef]
  6. M. Rioux and F. Blais, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 3, 1518 (1986). [CrossRef]
  7. C. E. Willert and M. Gharib, Exp. Fluids 12, 353 (1992). [CrossRef]
  8. S. Y. Yoon and K. C. Kim, Meas. Sci. Technol. 17, 2897 (2006). [CrossRef]
  9. J. Rohály, J. Lammerding, F. Frigerio, and D. P. Hart, presented at the 4th International Symposium on Particle Image Velocimetry, Gottingen, Germany, September 17-19, 2001.
  10. N. C. Angarita-Jaimes, E. McGhee, M. Chennaoui, H. I. Campbell, S. Zhang, C. E. Towers, A. H. Greenaway, and D. P. Towers, Exp. Fluids 41, 881 (2006). [CrossRef]
  11. E. H. Linfoot and E. Wolf, Proc. Phys. Soc. London, Sect. B 66, 145 (1953). [CrossRef]
  12. W. T. Welford, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 50, 749 (1960). [CrossRef]
  13. R. D. Duda and P. E. Hart, Commun. ACM 15, 11 (1972). [CrossRef]
  14. S. Djidel, J. K. Gansel, H. I. Campbell, and A. H. Greenaway, Opt. Express 14, 8269 (2006). [CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 
Fig. 4
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited