REAL-TIME STERO-MICRORADIOGRAPHY

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$59,918.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
2368
Agency Tracking Number:
2368
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Po Box 2397 - 9832 Canal Rd, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Harold Berger
(301) 948-0332
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
A REAL-TIME STEREO MICRORADIOGRAPHIC INSPECTION SYSTEM IS PROPOSED WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON THE INSPECTION OF CERAMICS. THE PERFORMANCE OF CERAMIC COMPONENTS REQUIRES THAT SMALL DISCONTINUITIES BE DETECTED AND EVALUATED. MICRORADIOGRAPHY BY PROJECTION MAGNIFICATION OFFERS THE PROMISE OF DETECTING SMALL DISCONTINUITIES IN A PRACTICAL INSPECTION SYSTEM. IMAGE MAGNIFICATIONS OF 100X OR MORE MAKE IT POSSIBLE TO DETECT DISCONTINUITIES IN THE 20 TO 50 MICROMETER SIZE RANGE. THIS CAN BE DONE WITH REAL-TIME DETECTORS THEREBY OFFERING THE POSSIBILITY FOR A FAST SCANNING INSPECTION. WHEN INDICATIONS ARE FOUND, A STEREO IMAGING SYSTEM WILL PROVIDE MUCH CHARACTERIZATION INFORMATION IN TERMS OF SIZE, SHAPE, LOCATION AND TYPE. WE PROPOSE TO DEVELOP THIS CAPABILITY AND DEMONSTRATE ITS EFFECTIVENESS FOR THE INSPECTION OF CERAMICS. THE DEMONSTRATION OF THE STEREO CAPABILITY WILL INVOLVE RECORDING AND PROCESSING OF TELEVISION IMAGES. IT WILL ALSO PROVIDE MOTION CAPABILITY TO AID IN INTERPRETATION AND STEREO VIEWING.

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