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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 3 — Feb. 29, 2012

Simulation and measurement of moiré patterns at finite distance

Vladimir Saveljev and Sung-Kyu Kim  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 2163-2177 (2012)

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The moiré effect was considered at a finite distance. Formulas for the wavenumber and phase of the visible moiré patterns were found with displacements of the observer and of gratings taken into account. The computer simulation and physical experiment confirm the theory. The method of measurement of the wavevectors of plane waves was proposed basing on the Radon and Fourier transformations.

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OCIS Codes
(120.2040) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Displays
(120.4120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Moire' techniques
(330.4060) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision modeling
(350.2770) Other areas of optics : Gratings

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: November 3, 2011
Revised Manuscript: January 2, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 3, 2012
Published: January 17, 2012

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Vol. 7, Iss. 3 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Vladimir Saveljev and Sung-Kyu Kim, "Simulation and measurement of moiré patterns at finite distance," Opt. Express 20, 2163-2177 (2012)

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