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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 9 — Aug. 28, 2012

Wave-front analysis of personal eye protection

Timo Eppig, Katja Zoric, Alexis Speck, Benedikt Zelzer, Jens Götzelmann, Dieter Nagengast, and Achim Langenbucher  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 16, pp. 17806-17815 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.017806


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Abstract

Shack-Hartmann wave-front sensing has been successfully applied to many fields of optical testing including the human eye itself. We propose wave-front measurement for testing protective eye wear for production control and investigation of aberrations. Refractive power data is derived from the wave-front data and compared to a subjective measurement technique based on a focimeter. Additional image quality classification was performed with a multivariate model using objective parameters to resample a subjectively determined visual quality. Wave-front measurement advances optical testing of protective eye wear and may be used for objective quality control.

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OCIS Codes
(120.4800) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical standards and testing
(330.4460) Vision, color, and visual optics : Ophthalmic optics and devices
(080.2205) Geometric optics : Fabrication, injection molding

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: May 4, 2012
Revised Manuscript: June 22, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: July 16, 2012
Published: July 20, 2012

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Vol. 7, Iss. 9 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Timo Eppig, Katja Zoric, Alexis Speck, Benedikt Zelzer, Jens Götzelmann, Dieter Nagengast, and Achim Langenbucher, "Wave-front analysis of personal eye protection," Opt. Express 20, 17806-17815 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-16-17806


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