Optimet's products have been used worldwide by metrology specialists, both in the industry and in the academia. Our sensors and scanners continue to play an important role in the advancement of the science of measurement, with applications ranging from the industrial, medical, and forensic fields to fundamental understanding of nature. Here we list part of the many scientific publications which describe unique uses of Optimet's products.
  1. Mikael Brudfors, Verónica García-Vázquez, Begoña Sesé-Lucio, Eugenio Marinetto, Manuel Desco, Javier Pascau, "ConoSurf: Open-source 3D scanning system based on a conoscopic holography device for acquiring surgical surfaces" The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, November 2016
  2. Rowena Ong, Courtenay L. Glisson, Jessica Burgner-Kahrs, Amber Simpson, Andrei Danilchenko, Ray Lathrop, S. Duke Herrell, Robert J. Webster III, Michael Miga, Robert L. Galloway, "A novel method for texture-mapping conoscopic surfaces for minimally invasive image-guided kidney surgery" International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery 11(8), January 2016
  3. En Hong & Hongwei Zhang & Reuven Katz & John S. Agapiou, "Non-contact inspection of internal threads of machined parts" Published online: 8 December 2011
  4. E. Laso, F. Obeso, Y. Malet, C. Nerriec, V. Patera, and I. Alvarez, “OMEGA: novel optical sensor 3D measuring system for complex geometry in adverse environment,” Proc. SPIE 2406, Practical Holography IX, 235 (1995)
  5. C. Scheiber, Y. Malet, G. Sirat, and D. Grucker, “Nuclear medicine image registration by spatially noncoherent interferometry,” J. Nucl. Med. 41, 375-382 (2000)
  6. P. M. Lonardo and A.A. Bruzzone, "Measurement and Topography Characterisation of Surfaces Produced by Selective Laser Sintering," CIRP Ann. Manuf. Technol. 49 (1), 427–430 (2000)
  7. G. S. Spagnolo, L. Cozzella, and C. Simonetti, "Superposed strokes analysis by conoscopic holography as an aid for a handwriting expert," J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 6, 869 (2004)
  8. M. S. Anderson, "Simultaneous conoscopic holography and Raman spectroscopy," NASA Tech Briefs, 26-27 May 2005
  9. L.-F. Sancho, J. Diaz, and I. Alvarez, "Application of conoscopic holography to control the melt stirring," Rev. Metall. 103 (03), 121–130 (2006)
  10. V. Srivatsan, R. Katz, and D. Dutta, "Fixtureless sensor standoff control for high-precision dimensional inspection of freeform parts," J. Manuf. Sci. Eng. 129(1), 172–179 (2006)
  11. J. M. Enguita, I. Alvarez, C. F. Bobis, J. Marina, Y. Fernández, and G. Y. Sirat, "Conoscopic holography-based long-standoff profilometer for surface inspection in adverse environment," Opt. Eng. 45(07), 073602 (2006)
  12. Y. Klein, E. Efrati, and E. Sharon, "Shaping of elastic sheets by prescription of non-Euclidean metrics," Science 315 1116–1119 (2007)
  13. L. Zhu, J. Barhak, V. Srivatsan, and R. Katz, "Efficient registration for precision inspection of free-form surfaces," Int. J. Adv. Manuf. Technol. 32 (5-6), 505–515 (2007)
  14. E. Efrati, Y. Klein, H. Aharoni, and E. Sharon, "Spontaneous buckling of elastic sheets with a prescribed non-Euclidean metric," Physica D 235, 29–32 (2007)
  15. L. Pezzati and R. Fontana, in Handbook on the use of lasers in conservation and conservation science, chapter 3.2 (COST Office, Brussels, 2008)
  16. J. M. Enguita, I. Álvarez , J. Marina, G. Ojea, J. A. Cancelas, and M. Frade, "Toward extended range sub-micron conoscopic holography profilometers using multiple wavelengths and phase measurement," Proc. SPIE 7356, Optical Sensors (2009)
  17. R. A. Lathrop, T. T. Cheng , and R. J. Webster III, "Conoscopic holography for image registration: a feasibility study," Proc. SPIE 7261, Medical Imaging 2009: Visualization, Image-Guided Procedures, and Modeling (2009)
  18. R. A. Lathrop, T. T. Cheng and R. J. Webster, "Laparoscopic image guidance via conoscopic holography," J. Med. Devices 3(2), 027546 (2009)
  19. I. Álvarez, J. M. Enguita, M. Frade, J. Marina, and G. Ojea, "On-line metrology with conoscopic holography: beyond triangulation," Sensors 9, 7021–7037 (2009)
  20. R. A. Lathrop, D. M. Hackworth, and R. J. Webster III, "Minimally Invasive holographic surface scanning for soft-tissue image registration," IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. 57 (6), 1497–1506 (2010)
  21. R. Bogue, "Three-dimensional measurements: a review of technologies and applications," Sensor Review 30, 102-106 (2010)
  22. S. Holst, A. Persson, M. Wichmann, and M. Karl, "Digitizing implant position locators on master casts: comparison of a noncontact scanner and a contact-probe scanner," Int. J. Oral Maxillofac Implants 27(1), 29–35 (2012)
  23. R. M. Bentz and S. F. Balshi, "Complete oral rehabilitation with implants using CAD/CAM technology, stereolithography, and conoscopic holography," Implant Dent. 21(1) 8-12 (2012)
  24. G. S. Spagnolo, L. Cozzella, and C. Simonetti, "Linear conoscopic holography as aid for forensic handwriting expert," Optik 124, 2155–2160 (2013)
  25. P. Fernández, D. Blanco, G. Valiño, H. Hoang, L. Suárez, and S. Mateos, "Integration of a conoscopic holography sensor on a CMM," AIP Conf. Proc. 1431, 225-232 (2012)
  26. D. Blanco, G. Valiño, P. Fernández, J. C. Rico, and S. Palomo, "Influence of roughness on conoscopic holography digitizing of DIN34CrMo4 surfaces," Proc. Eng. 63, 472–480 (2013)
  27. A. L. Simpson, J. Burgner, C. L. Glisson, S. D. Herrell, B. Ma, T. S. Pheiffer, R. J. Webster, and M. I. Miga, "Comparison study of intraoperative surface acquisition methods for surgical navigation," IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 60, 1090-1099 (2013)
  28. J. Burgner, A. L. Simpson, J. M. Fitzpatrick, R. A. Lathrop, S. D. Herrell, M. I. Miga, and R. J. Webster III, "A study on the theoretical and practical accuracy of conoscopic holography-based surface measurements: toward image registration in minimally invasive surgery," Int. J Med. Robot. 9(2), 190–203 (2013)
  29. P. Fernández, D. Blanco, C. Rico, G. Valiño, and S. Mateos, "Influence of surface position along the working range of conoscopic holography sensors on dimensional verification of AISI 316 wire EDM machined surfaces," Sensors 14 4495-4512 (2014)
  30. A. L. Simpson, K. Sun, T. S. Pheiffer, D. C. Rucker, A. K. Sills, R. C. Thompson, and M. I. Miga, " Evaluation of conoscopic holography for estimating tumor resection cavities in model-based image-guided neurosurgery," IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. 61, 1833-1843 (2014)
  31. H. P. Hoang, H. M. To, and S. L. Ko, “Measurement technology using Z axis adaptation for burrs formed on curved surfaces,” J. Mech. Sci. Technol. 29, 3459-3465 (2015)
  32. D. Blanco, G. Valiño, , P. Fernández, J. Carlos Rico, and S. Mateos, “Influence of part material and sensor adjustment on the quality of digitised point-clouds using conoscopic holography,” Precis. Eng. 42, 45-52 (2015)
  33. J. Carlos Rico, G. Valiño, P. Fernández, P. Zapico, D. Blanco, S. Mateos “Adjustment recommendations of a conoscopic holography sensor for a reliable scanning of surfaces with roughness grades obtained by different processes,” Precis. Eng. 42, 335-345 (2015)
  34. L. M. Galantucci, M. Pesce, and F. Lavecchia, “A powerful scanning methodology for 3D measurements of small parts with complex surfaces and sub millimeter-sized features, based on close range photogrammetry,” Precis. Eng. (2015)
  35. Raul Wirz , Ray A. Lathropa , Isuru S. Godagea , Jessica Burgner-Kahrsb , Paul T. Russell , Robert J. Webster, "Can Coffee Improve Image Guidance?", Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9415 941513-2
  36. P. Zapico, P. Fernández, D. Blanco, G. Valiño, J.C. Rico "A Comparison between Discrete and Continuous Scanning with Conoscopic Holography", Procedia Engineering, Volume 132, 2015, Pages 840–847

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