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Optical Engineering

Practical Electro-Optic Deflection Measurements System
Author(s): L. D. Hutcheson
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes an electro-optic displacement measurement system which measures both angular and lateral displacements simultaneously. The system consists of a CW laser, lenses, interference filters, beam splitter, and a position-sensing photodiode. The use of the described system has been checked and verified by use in an actual system. The system was used to measure flexure of a ship in a variety of different sea states and the results of these measurements are discussed along with the design criteria.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1976
PDF: 3 pages
Opt. Eng. 15(1) 150161 doi: 10.1117/12.7971910
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 15, Issue 1
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L. D. Hutcheson, Naval Weapons Center (United States)


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