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Application of Laser Engineering to Industrial Measurement of Commercialized Diamonds
Author(s): Etienne Bres; Patrick Meyrueis; Pierre Dominique Meyer
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Paper Abstract

The development of a system for pricing diamonds, whose price differs greatly for gems of equal weight, must be matched by the development of the techniques of quality control. Until the present time, most of the control relied on human perception. The interaction of laser light, in controlled conditions, with the gem gives enough data to quantify all the commercialized gems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 October 1980
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0247, Advances in Laser Engineering and Applications, (31 October 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.959379
Show Author Affiliations
Etienne Bres, Universitd Louis Pasteur (France)
Patrick Meyrueis, Ecole Nationale des Arts et Industries de Strasbourg (France)
Pierre Dominique Meyer, Gemological Institute of Antwerp (Belgium)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0247:
Advances in Laser Engineering and Applications
Malcolm L. Stitch, Editor(s)

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