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Optical Engineering • Open Access

Color-coded methodology for deformable mirrors
Author(s): Paola Sansoni; Daniela Fontani; Franco Francini; Luca Mercatelli; David Jafrancesco

Paper Abstract

We describe an experimental procedure for the reconstruction of the geometrical parameters of a reflecting surface. The method is based on the projection of a luminous pattern constituted by colored points. The successive chromatic selection reduces the complexity of the acquired image. We show that the colors of the points comprising the pattern are modified by the combined effect of the CCD camera and the projection system. In some situations, the chromatic components of the pattern points can generate ambiguity. Consequently, the number of colors to be projected and their chromatic separation must be studied to enable the simultaneous projection of an elevated number of points and colors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 2006
PDF: 3 pages
Opt. Eng. 45(8) 080508 doi: 10.1117/1.2333452
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 45, Issue 8
Show Author Affiliations
Paola Sansoni, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata (Italy)
Daniela Fontani, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata (Italy)
Franco Francini, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata (Italy)
Luca Mercatelli, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata (Italy)
David Jafrancesco, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata (Italy)


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