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Measurement of the composite resin thickness variations using digital interferometry
Author(s): Nazif Demoli; Goran Pichler; Alena Knezevic; Zrinka Tarle; Andrej Meniga; Jozo Sutalo
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Paper Abstract

Digital interferometry based device for measuring the thickness variations of the resin composite materials during blue light polymerization is described. The proposed device enables two types of quantitative measurements providing data for the total displacement and the dynamic behavior of displacement. The effect of the thermal expansion as well as polymerization shrinkage can be clearly resolved between different materials, curing lights and modes. The effectivness of our experimental device is illustrated with selected results obtained for a commercial dental material.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 May 2003
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5144, Optical Measurement Systems for Industrial Inspection III, (30 May 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.500557
Show Author Affiliations
Nazif Demoli, Univ. of Zagreb (Croatia)
Goran Pichler, Univ. of Zagreb (Croatia)
Alena Knezevic, Univ. of Zagreb (Croatia)
Zrinka Tarle, Univ. of Zagreb (Croatia)
Andrej Meniga, Univ. of Zagreb (Croatia)
Jozo Sutalo, Univ. of Zagreb (Croatia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5144:
Optical Measurement Systems for Industrial Inspection III
Wolfgang Osten; Malgorzata Kujawinska; Katherine Creath, Editor(s)

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