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Use of structured light illumination and statistical optics for measurement of particle suspensions
Author(s): Rambod Naimimohasses; Peter Richard Smith; David M. Barnett
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Paper Abstract

Particles measurement systems based on the principles of statistical optics have the potential to be simple and robust as they possess a fundamental method of light intensity calibration and considerable information can in principle be extracted from a single detector. One practical limitation for the application of statistical optics to on- line and in-situ particle measurements is the low fluctuation power. It is shown how the fluctuations may be increased by the use of structured light and a practical demonstration is performed on a flowing suspension of latex particles.

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Date Published: 21 November 1997
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3172, Optical Technology in Fluid, Thermal, and Combustion Flow III, (21 November 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.293420
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Rambod Naimimohasses, Loughborough Univ. (United Kingdom)
Peter Richard Smith, Loughborough Univ. (United Kingdom)
David M. Barnett, Loughborough Univ. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3172:
Optical Technology in Fluid, Thermal, and Combustion Flow III
Soyoung Stephen Cha; James D. Trolinger; Masaaki Kawahashi, Editor(s)

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