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Optical Engineering

Two-dimensional map of gloss of plastics measured by diffractive-element-based glossmeter
Author(s): Kari Myller; Kai-Erik Peiponen; Raimo Veil Johannes Silvennoinen
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Paper Abstract

A diffractive-optical-element-based glossmeter (DOG) is used for optical inspection of local gloss variation of planar ABS-PC plastic samples possessing different surface roughness. The DOG was utilized to detect gloss differences, which were measured at successive microscopic areas by scanning a macroscopic surface area. The gloss variation is presented as a 2-D map of gloss measurements. It is suggested that DOG can provide a robust glossmeter for industrial use.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 2003
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 42(11) doi: 10.1117/1.1614263
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 42, Issue 11
Show Author Affiliations
Kari Myller, Univ. of Joensuu (Finland)
Kai-Erik Peiponen, Univ. of Joensuu (Finland)
Raimo Veil Johannes Silvennoinen, Univ. of Joensuu (Finland)


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