Accession Number:

ADA229952

Title:

A Computer Program for Measuring Fibers with the ZEISS CSM 950 Scanning Electron Microscope

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jul-Sep 1990

Corporate Author:

ARMY NATICK RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

A computer program designed for the stereological measurement of fibers was written for use with a ZEISS CSM 950 Scanning Electron Microscope SEM. This program utilized the ZEISS build-in Kontron Image Analyzer to access measurements of a variety of parameters for fiber analysis of images from a video camera, light microscope or SEM. The program was written to permit interaction between the menu program displayed on the TV monitor and the keyboard or mouse. This increased capability permits the operator to change parameters within the measurement program depending on the type of fiber sample. Since research presently being conducted in these laboratories on ballistic fibers, including biotechnologically derived fibers, requires information about fiber size, shape, etc., developing a menu-oriented computer program facilitates that purpose.

Subject Categories:

  • Textiles
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE