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Terahertz paintmeter for noncontact monitoring of thickness and drying progress in paint film.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16294957     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We propose a paintmeter for noncontact and remote monitoring of the thickness and drying progress of a paint film based on the time-of-flight measurement of the echo signal of a terahertz (THz) electromagnetic pulse. The proposed method is effectively applied to two-dimensional mapping of the painting thickness distribution for single-layer and multilayer paint films. Furthermore, adequate parameters for the drying progress are extracted from the THz pulse-echo signal and effectively applied to monitor the wet-to-dry transformation. The THz paintmeter can be a powerful tool for quality control of the paint film on the in-process monitoring of car body painting.
Authors:
Takeshi Yasui; Takashi Yasuda; Ken-ichi Sawanaka; Tsutomu Araki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied optics     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0003-6935     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl Opt     Publication Date:  2005 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-11-18     Completed Date:  2006-01-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0247660     Medline TA:  Appl Opt     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  6849-56     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, 1-3 Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-8531, Japan. t-yasui@me.es.osaka-u.ac.jp
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