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Investigation of artificial tooth morphology using a holographic interferometry technique

Apsari, Retna and Bidin, Noriah and Suhariningsih, Suhariningsih and Yoseph, G. Y. and Darmanto, Win and Hartati, Sri and Yuliati, Anita and Harun, Sulaiman Wadi (2011) Investigation of artificial tooth morphology using a holographic interferometry technique. Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials, 13 (4). pp. 448-451. ISSN 1454-4164

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Abstract

A surface morphology of artificial tooth is investigated using a holographic interferometry, whereby a virtual three dimensional image is captured on hologram film using a 633nm He-Ne laser. Image of artificial tooth morphology is produced by using optical reconstruction from virtual image, and then captured by a digital camera. It is found that the optimum angle for capturing the virtual image is 90° and it is not possible to produce high quality images using a camera with resolution of 5 megapixels. With the use of a high resolution camera of 10 megapixels, a clear image is captured with sufficient intensity for the interference fringe. This shows that a holographic interferometry technique can be used in conjunction with a 10 megapixel camera for dental imaging in obtaining tooth morphology documentation.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:acrylic material, artificial tooth, dental imaging, holographic interferometry, morphology, optical reconstruction
Subjects:Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions:Science
ID Code:29234
Deposited By: Yanti Mohd Shah
Deposited On:28 Feb 2013 08:09
Last Modified:17 Mar 2019 12:01

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