Special Issue "Optomechatronics"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 June 2013)
Prof. Dr. Alexander W. Koch
Technische Universität München, Institute for Measurement Systems and Sensor Technology (MST), Munich, Germany
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Interests: optical fiber sensors; optomechatronic measurement technology; laser- and video-based perception; environmental monitoring; multisensory systems; speckle-holographic measurement techniques; laser measurement systems; FTIR spectroscopy; image processing
The field of optomechatronics provides synergistic effects of optics, mechanics and electronics for efficient sensor development. Optical sensors for the measurement of mechanical quantities, equipped with appropriate electronic signal (pre)processing have a wide range of applications, from surface testing, stress monitoring, thin film analysis to biochemical sensing. The aim of this special issue is to provide an overview of actual research and innovative applications of optomechatronics in sensors. Papers addressing, inter alia, optical sensor principles, fiber-optic sensors, electronic speckle pattern interferometry, surface analysis, thin film measurement, FGB sensors, and biochemical sensors are welcome.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Alexander W. Koch
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- optical sensor
- fiber-optic sensor
- speckle effect monitoring
- surface analysis
- thin film measurement
- fiber-Bragg grating sensor
- biochemical sensor