17 April 2001 Efficient lighting systems for high-speed imaging on vehicle safety test applications
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Proceedings Volume 4183, 24th International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics; (2001) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.424307
Event: 24th International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics, 2000, Sendai, Japan
Abstract
For the quantity and quality of data recorded by the use of High-Speed-Photography and Videography, light plays an important role. Beside the basic requirements concerning illuminance, spatial uniformity and light modulation, the efficiency in respect to the sensitivity of the high-speed imaging sensor needs to be considered. On this subject the paper will focus on the effective illumination for the latest technology of high-speed video systems. The application of high-speed imaging at vehicle safety tests goes more and more into details. Seat bracket -- leg room -- steering column -- knee restraint -- safety belt buckle -- headlining -- etc. -- are components and areas that today could be reached by small camera heads. The second part of the paper will concentrate on applicable lighting systems for those 'shady sides.' Today's crash test technology is looking for best correlation to actual accident situations on the road. This leads to various test configurations along with the requirement for adaptable lighting systems. The final part of the paper will show some realized conversions of this task.
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Burkhard Severon, Burkhard Severon, "Efficient lighting systems for high-speed imaging on vehicle safety test applications", Proc. SPIE 4183, 24th International Congress on High-Speed Photography and Photonics, (17 April 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.424307; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.424307
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