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Triangulation based Range Sensor Design
Author(s): Jeffrey A. Jalkio; Richard C. Kim; Steven K. Case
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Paper Abstract

The specification and design of structured light triangulation systems are discussed. Custom optical systems for optimal illumination and signal detection are described. In addition to general concepts that are applicable to all triangulation sensors, several special cases are examined. In particular, the effects of surface roughness on measurement accuracy and the problems of long range triangulation are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 January 1987
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0728, Optics, Illumination, and Image Sensing for Machine Vision, (22 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937845
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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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