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Measurement of diameters of electrical wires using laser with microprocessor
Author(s): D. Sastikumar; A. Arokiasamy; K. S. Ganesh; S. M.S. Selvan
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Paper Abstract

A simple technique is described to measure the diameters of thin electrical wires using laser with microprocessor. A wire is moved across the laser beam. This results in change in the photodetector output for a finite time duration which is determined using a microprocessor. The product of the time duration and the velocity with which the wire is moved gives the diameter of the wire. This technique can be used to measure the size of the large objects. This technique is also a noncontact method and can be used in hostile environments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 April 1996
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2703, Lasers as Tools for Manufacturing of Durable Goods and Microelectronics, (8 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.237745
Show Author Affiliations
D. Sastikumar, Regional Engineering College (India)
A. Arokiasamy, Regional Engineering College (India)
K. S. Ganesh, Regional Engineering College (India)
S. M.S. Selvan, Regional Engineering College (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2703:
Lasers as Tools for Manufacturing of Durable Goods and Microelectronics
Jan J. Dubowski; Jyotirmoy Mazumder; Leonard R. Migliore; Chandrasekhar Roychoudhuri; Ronald D. Schaeffer, Editor(s)

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