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ISSN: 1023-5086


ISSN: 1023-5086

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Opticheskii Zhurnal

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DOI: 10.17586/1023-5086-2020-87-03-66-74

УДК: 535.212

Algorithms for automating the processing of measurement results when determining the threshold of laser-induced destruction

For Russian citation (Opticheskii Zhurnal):

Ахмадуллин Р.М., Беликов А.В., Гагарский С.В., Сергеев А.Н. Алгоритмы автоматизации обработки результатов измерений при определении порога лазерно-индуцированного разрушения // Оптический журнал. 2020. Т. 87. № 3. С. 66–74.


Akhmadullin R.M., Belikov A.V., Gagarskiy S.V., Sergeev A.N. Algorithms for automating the processing of measurement results when determining the threshold of laser-induced destruction [in Russian] // Opticheskii Zhurnal. 2020. V. 87. № 3. P. 66–74.

For citation (Journal of Optical Technology):

R. M. Akhmadullin, A. V. Belikov, S. V. Gagarskiy, and A. N. Sergeev, "Algorithms for automating the processing of measurement results when determining the threshold of laser-induced destruction," Journal of Optical Technology. 87(3), 182-188 (2020).


A study and comparison of three algorithms for an optical material image analysis aiming at a determination of the laser-induced damage threshold were conducted. The first algorithm is based on the image integral-representation principle. It makes it possible to compare the total brightness of the images containing a laser-damaged area and an undamaged background area. The second algorithm is based on a Canny edge detector with a subsequent damage contour perimeter calculation. It includes several image processing steps to enhance the image contrast and sharpness in the damaged area compared to the background. The third algorithm is based on a determination of the Minkowski dimension of the detected damage contour.


threshold of laser-induced destruction, image analysis, process automation, image integral representation, Canny edge detector, Minkowski dimension

OCIS codes: 140.3440, 100.2960, 120.1880


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