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Surface Coordinate Measurement Using High Resolution TV Cameras
Author(s): Laurence J. Robinson
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes a system capable of measuring and storing the cylindrical coordinates describing the surface of a small object (< 10 mm). Two T.V. cameras are used to view an illuminated section of the surface and the z and r coordinates are extracted from the video signals and stored on floppy disc. The resolution of these coordinates is ≈ 32 μm. The θ coordinate is supplied by rotating the object so that a new section of the surface is analysed. The process is repeated until the whole surface has been covered.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 June 1983
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0369, Max Born Centenary Conf, (16 June 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934371
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Laurence J. Robinson, Imperial College (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0369:
Max Born Centenary Conf
M. John Colles; D. William Swift, Editor(s)

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