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Application of optical signal processing: fingerprint identification
Author(s): Kenneth H. Fielding; Joseph L. Horner; Charles K. Makekau
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Paper Abstract

We describe an optical fingerprint identification system that optically reads a latent fingerprint for correlation using a binary joint transform correlator. The fingerprint is read using the total internal reflection property of a prism. The system was built and tested, and the experimental results are presented.

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Date Published: 1 November 1991
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1564, Optical Information Processing Systems and Architectures III, (1 November 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.49712
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Kenneth H. Fielding, Rome Lab. (United States)
Joseph L. Horner, Rome Lab. (United States)
Charles K. Makekau, Rome Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1564:
Optical Information Processing Systems and Architectures III
Bahram Javidi, Editor(s)

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