17 November 2008 An analysis of un-dissolved powders of instant powdered soup by using ultrasonographic image
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Proceedings Volume 7266, Optomechatronic Technologies 2008; 72661K (2008); doi: 10.1117/12.816466
Event: International Symposium on Optomechatronic Technologies, 2008, San Diego, California, United States
Nowadays, there are many instant powdered soups around us. When we make instant powdered soup, sometimes we cannot dissolve powders perfectly. Food manufacturers want to improve this problem in order to make better products. Therefore, they have to measure the state and volume of un-dissolved powders. Earlier methods for analyzing removed the un-dissolved powders from the container, the state of the un-dissolved power was changed. Our research using ultrasonographic image can measure the state of un-dissolved powders with no change by taking cross sections of the soup. We then make 3D soup model from these cross sections of soup. Therefore we can observe the inside of soup that we do not have ever seen. We construct accurate 3D model. We can visualize the state and volume of un-dissolved powders with analyzing the 3D soup models.
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Yukinori Kawaai, Kunihito Kato, Kazuhiko Yamamoto, Chinatsu Kasamatsu, "An analysis of un-dissolved powders of instant powdered soup by using ultrasonographic image", Proc. SPIE 7266, Optomechatronic Technologies 2008, 72661K (17 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.816466; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.816466

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