Optical control of surface finish
Autori: Fontani D., Francini F., Longobardi G., Sansoni P.
Affiliazione autori: CEO Centro di Eccellenza Optronica, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy;
Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy
Abstract: Measurement of surface roughness on mechanical components, which may incorporate also critical profiles, using diffused light techniques is a very complex problem. This paper describes a new optoelectronic device employing a diode laser and an array of discrete photodetectors placed on an arc of circle and interfaced with a data acquisition board. The device allows an extended range of roughness measurements; it is compact, easy to be used and almost insensitive to external noise and vibrations. It provides an estimation of the surface quality parameters comparing the scattered light at two different ranges of angles thereby overcoming many of the earlier limitations. The experiment has evidenced that there is a good agreement between measurement results and theoretical model usually applicable to normally distributed surfaces. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.
Giornale/Rivista: OPTICS AND LASERS IN ENGINEERING
Volume: 32 (5) Da Pagina: 459 A: 472
Maggiori informazioni: This work has been partially supported by the European Community within a European Project BRPR-CT97 0372 named SMARTMEC started in January 1997 and still in progress.Parole chiavi: Data acquisition; Light scattering; Mathematical models; Photodetectors; Roughness measurement; Semiconductor lasers, Data acquisition board; Surface finish; Surface quality, Optoelectronic devicesDOI: 10.1016/S0143-8166(00)00014-2Citazioni: 8dati da “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) aggiornati al: 2021-09-19Riferimenti tratti da Isi Web of Knowledge: (solo abbonati) Link per visualizzare la scheda su IsiWeb: Clicca quiLink per visualizzare la citazioni su IsiWeb: Clicca qui