1 April 1991 Design of an automated imaging system for use in a space experiment
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Proceedings Volume 1398, CAN-AM Eastern '90; (1991) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.47804
Event: CAN-AM Eastern '90: 1st Canadian-American Eastern Regional Conference on Applications of Optical Engineering, 1990, Rochester, NY, United States
An experiment occurring in an orbiting platform examines the mass transfer across gas-liquid and liquid-liquid interfaces. It employs an imaging system with real time image analysis. The design includes optical design imager selection and integration positioner control image recording software development for processing and interfaces to telemetry. It addresses the constraints of weight volume and electric power associated with placing the experiment in the Space Shuttle cargo bay. Challenging elements of the design are Imaging and recording of a 200 micron diameter bubble with a resolution of 2 microns to serve as a primary source of data Varying frame rates from 500 per second to 1 frame per second depending on the experiment phase Providing three dimensional information to determine the shape of the bubble. 1.
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William G. Hartz, William G. Hartz, Nora G. Bozzolo, Nora G. Bozzolo, Catherine C. Lewis, Catherine C. Lewis, Christopher J. Pestak, Christopher J. Pestak, } "Design of an automated imaging system for use in a space experiment", Proc. SPIE 1398, CAN-AM Eastern '90, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.47804; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.47804

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