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Segmented Aperture Lenses for Imaging and Illumination
Author(s): Jeffrey A. Jalkio; Richard C. Kim; Steven K. Case
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Paper Abstract

New optical systems containing several laterally displaced lenses or lens segments operating in parallel are discussed. Such systems are useful for high resolution imaging of small, widely separated regions of an object or for producing custom illumination patterns for applications such as triangulation based range sensing using multiple stripe illumination. Inspection problems well suited to multiple aperture imaging are described and design rules are given. Examples of both imaging and illumination applications are given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 January 1987
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0728, Optics, Illumination, and Image Sensing for Machine Vision, (22 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937832
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Jeffrey A. Jalkio, University of Minnesota (United States)
Richard C. Kim, University of Minnesota (United States)
Steven K. Case, University of Minnesota (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0728:
Optics, Illumination, and Image Sensing for Machine Vision
Donald J. Svetkoff, Editor(s)

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