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Optical Engineering

Registered intensity and range imaging at 10 mega-samples per second
Author(s): J. Angelo Beraldin; Marc Rioux; Francois Blais; Luc Cournoyer; Jacques R. Domey
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Paper Abstract

A video rate laser range finder based on the autosynchronized scanning approach is presented. This range camera simultaneously provides range and intensity information of a scene in EIA-RS-170 format. A spatial resolution of 420 horizontal lines each having 512 pixels was achieved at a rate of 30 images per second. A wide dynamic range in intensity (16 bits) coupled with drift compensation allows this sensor to achieve a range resolution of 8 bits. The volume of view is 50 x 50 x 50 mm3.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1992
PDF: 7 pages
Opt. Eng. 31(1) doi: 10.1117/12.56041
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 31, Issue 1
Show Author Affiliations
J. Angelo Beraldin, National Research Council Canada (Canada)
Marc Rioux, National Research Council Canada (Canada)
Francois Blais, National Research Council Canada (Canada)
Luc Cournoyer, National Research Council (Canada)
Jacques R. Domey, National Research Council Canada (Canada)


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