Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-29-2011

Journal or Book Title

Optical Engineering

Volume

50

Issue

12

First Page

1

Last Page

7

DOI

10.1117/1.3662387

Abstract

Automatically adapting the camera exposure time is crucial for industrial applications where minimum human intervention is usually desirable. However, it is very challenging to realize such a capability for a conventional fringe projection system where only a finite increment of the exposure time is allowed due to its digital fringe generation nature. We study the generation of sinusoidal fringe patterns by properly defocusing binary ones, which permits the use of an arbitrary exposure time. This provides the potential to adapt the exposure time automatically. We present the principle of an automatic exposure technique and show some experimental results.

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This article is from Optical Engineering 50 (2011): 1, doi:10.1117/1.3662387. Posted with permission.

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Copyright 2011 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic electronic or print reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited.

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Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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