The commercial exploitation of Electronic Speckle Pattern
Interferometry (ESPI) is now gathering pace with manufacturers
marketing products in Europe and the USA. The power of the technique
both in a research and an industrial inspection role has brought
pressure from the engineering community for an automated fringe
analysis system. [Continues.]
A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.
Science and Engineering Research Council, ACME Directorate.