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Optical Metrology for Manufacturing

Thursday 12th October

This meeting will bring together leaders in industry, research institutes and universities to discuss the latest developments and new applications for optical metrology. This conference will highlight principles and systems available for metrology along with detailed examination of selected applications.


10.30 Introduction & Welcome
Dr Roger Groves, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
SESSION 1 : Chair | Caroline Gray
Technical aspects of optical metrology for machine calibration
Dr Anas Jarjour, Technical Fellow, Renishaw PLC, UK
11.10 Optical metrology of laser welding of metal components
Daniel Lloyd, Laser Optical Engineering Ltd, UK
11.30 Metrology challenges presented by the fabrication of large and high-value optics
Prof Paul Rees & Dr John Mitchell, Glyndŵr Innovations Ltd, OpTIC Technology
Centre - Glyndŵr University, UK
11.50 Optical metrology of composite structures using laser shearography
Daniel Lloyd, Laser Optical Engineering Ltd, UK
12.10 Non-contact metrology for advanced optical surfaces
Neil Fitzgibbon, Taylor Hobson Ltd, UK
12.30 Conclusion and close of morning session  
  in the Launchpad and tutorials session, theatre 2 there is a opportunity to hear:  

Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography (SS-OCT) for industrial metrology
Andrea G Gletrude, Santec Europe Ltd

SESSION 2: Chair | Dr Andrew Henning  
13.55 Introduction to session.  
14.00 Position measurements for manufacturing applications using range-resolved interferometry
Dr Thomas Kissinger, Research Fellow, University of Cranfield, UK
14.20 Wavelength scanning interferometry as used for in process metrology during roll to roll manufacture
Professor Liam Blunt, Director of the Centre for Precision Engineering,
University of Huddersfield, UK
14.40 Dual-plane optical coherence tomography imaging for velocity measurement in small-scale flows
Evangelos Rigas, Postgraduate Researcher, Cranfield University, UK
15.00 Evaluation of an inverse rendering solution for the calibration of a
projector’s extrinsic parameters in fringe projection using CAD data

Dr Petros Stavroulakis, Research Fellow, University of Nottingham, UK
15.20 Laser speckle correlation sensing for industrial robots
Dr Tom Charrett, Lecturer, University of Cranfield, UK
15.40 Concluding comments  
15:45 Close of meeting  
  The exhibition remains open until 5pm  

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Dr Roger Groves
Delft University of Technology

Dr Andrew Henning

University of Huddersfield

Caroline Gray
OpTIC Technology Centre

Dr Claudiu Giusca
Cranfield University