Accession Number:

ADA142733

Title:

Holographic FLI for Detection of Defects.

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. 15 Jan 83-15 Jan 84,

Corporate Author:

HONEYWELL ELECTRO-OPTICS DIV LEXINGTON MA

Report Date:

1984-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

81.0

Abstract:

This interim report describes work performed during Phase II on Two-Step Holographic Fringe Linearization Interferometry. The FLI process consists of deflecting the object beam between holographic exposures to create linear fringes and spatial filtering of the image reconstructed from the hologram about the linear fringe carrier frequency. This filtering is meant to discriminate between subsurface defects and random fringe noise. During this phase a loading limitation for the FLI process of one quarter wavelinear fringe period for out-of-plane deformations was demonstrated. To circumvent this limitation, two modifications to the FLI process were investigated Four-exposure FLI - a Moire technique and Laser Pulse separation control with dynamic loading. With the former method linear fringes have been recovered from the random noise in simulated laboratory experiment. Experiments to demonstrate the fringe shifts at defect locations with differential loading are still in progress. Preliminary experiments performed on the NADC holographic system indicate that it should be adequate, albeit cumbersome, to demonstrate the Laser Pulse Control Method. The finite element analysis is predicting the experimental fringe patterns obtained with static loading and the modeling effort for the dynamic loading experiments is discussed. Analysis for the moire resulting from the three exposure hologram is described.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Holography
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE