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Research on fiber diameter automatic measurement based on image detection
Author(s): Xiaogang Chen; Yu Jiang; Wen Shen; Guangjie Han
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we present a method of Fiber Diameter Automatic Measurement(FDAM). This design is based on image detection technology in order to provide a rapid and accurate measurement of average fiber diameter. Firstly, a preprocessing mechanism is proposed to the sample fiber image by using improved median filtering algorithm, then we introduce edge detection with Sobel operator to detect target fiber, finally diameter of random point and average diameter of the fiber can be measured precisely with searching shortest path algorithm. Experiments are conducted to prove the accuracy of the measurement, and simulations show that measurement errors caused by human factors could be eliminated to a desirable level.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 October 2010
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7656, 5th International Symposium on Advanced Optical Manufacturing and Testing Technologies: Optical Test and Measurement Technology and Equipment, 76563L (11 October 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.866009
Show Author Affiliations
Xiaogang Chen, Hohai Univ. (China)
Yu Jiang, OKI Communication Technology Co. (China)
Wen Shen, Hohai Univ. (China)
Guangjie Han, Hohai Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7656:
5th International Symposium on Advanced Optical Manufacturing and Testing Technologies: Optical Test and Measurement Technology and Equipment
Yudong Zhang; Jose M. Sasian; Libin Xiang; Sandy To, Editor(s)

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