Point Laser Triangulation Probe Calibration for Coordinate Metrology

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Kevin B. Smith

Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Provo, UT 84602

Yuan F. Zheng

Professor, The Ohio State University, Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbus, OH 43210

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 122(3), 582-586 (Oct 01, 1999) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1286256 History: Received April 01, 1997; Revised October 01, 1999
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
Topics: Calibration , Probes
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