14 April 1989 A Laser Scan Imaging System For Digital Image Processing
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Proceedings Volume 1030, Biostereometrics '88; (1989) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.950479
Event: Biostereometrics '88: Spatial and Spatiotemporal Analysis of Biological Form and Function, 1988, Basel, Switzerland
Abstract
In this paper we present a laser imaging system based on the flying spot scanner concept associated with a computer image processing system of relatively high resolution. The horizontal and vertical deflection of the laser beam is realized by a pair of galvanometers guiding two perpendicular axis oscillating mirrors. A programmable electronic deviation system commands the galvanometers. The reflected laser light from the scene is detected by a high gain photomultiplier improving the signal to noise ratio. Because the total power of the laser beam is used, such a system is able to act with very low light power. Also it gives a large depth of view and offers zoom facilities. Its association with an image frame buffer and processing system offers other advantages such a good resolution and image enhancement. The whole is connected to a host computer for control and processing tasks.
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Ryad Heidar, Ryad Heidar, Khaled Mouchref, Khaled Mouchref, Jean Pierre Charras, Jean Pierre Charras, } "A Laser Scan Imaging System For Digital Image Processing", Proc. SPIE 1030, Biostereometrics '88, (14 April 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.950479; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.950479
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