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Spatial metrology using shaped laser beams
Author(s): Barry J. Gorham
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Paper Abstract

A new instrument is described which enables spatial position measurements to be made to single targets or to targets disposed in a known spatial array. In the measurement process the geometrical shape of projected laser beams is used to determine either target direction or position. One application area for this portable instrument is introduced, namely for the in-situ spatial calibration of robot end-effectors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1993
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2088, Laser Dimensional Metrology: Recent Advances for Industrial Application, (1 February 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.168056
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Barry J. Gorham, Univ. of East London (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2088:
Laser Dimensional Metrology: Recent Advances for Industrial Application
Michael J. Downs, Editor(s)

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