Accession Number:

ADA456945

Title:

Advanced Imaging of Hidden Damage Under Aircraft Coatings (Preprint)

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE RESEARCH LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

The paper describes the evaluation of several advanced imaging methods for detecting damage hidden under aircraft coating systems. The specific imaging technologies include thermographic imaging, mid-infrared imaging, and terahertz imaging which are all relatively mature and widely known throughout the scientific community.

Subject Categories:

  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
  • Safety Engineering
  • Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE