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A New 3D Surface Profile Measuring System Based on the Telescope and Webcam

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ABSTRACT

We propose a simple telescope with three-dimensional image capability for surface profile measurements. Our method based on the algorithm of reflectivity-height transformation is applied to a traditional commercial telescope with a webcam for determining the third dimension of the test object. It is also useful for thickness, deformation, and surface profile measurements.

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Chiu, M. , Chen, Y. and Su, J. (2014) A New 3D Surface Profile Measuring System Based on the Telescope and Webcam. Natural Science, 6, 1253-1258. doi: 10.4236/ns.2014.616114.

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