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dc.contributor.authorNaughton, Thomas J.en
dc.contributor.authorKhanam, Taslimaen
dc.contributor.authorDarakis, Emmanouilen
dc.contributor.authorRajendran, Arvinden
dc.contributor.authorKariwala, Vinayen
dc.contributor.authorAsundi, Anand Krishnaen
dc.identifier.citationKhanam, T., Darakis, E., Rajendran, A., Kariwala, V., Asundi, A. K., & Naughton, T. J. (2008). On-line digital holographic measurement of size and shape of microparticles for crystallization processes. Proceedings of SPIE-Ninth International Symposium on Laser Metrology, 7155.en
dc.description.abstractCrystallization is a widely used chemical process that finds applications in pharmaceutical industries. In an industrial crystallization process, it is not only important to produce pure crystals but also to control the shape and size of the crystals, as they affect the efficiency of downstream processes and the dissolution property of the drug. The effectiveness of control algorithms depend on the availability of on-line, real-time information about these critical properties. In this paper, we investigate the use of lens-less in-line digital holographic microscopy for size and shape measurements for crystallization processes. For this purpose, we use non-crystalline spherical microparticles and carbon fibers with known sizes present in a liquid suspension as test systems. We propose an algorithm to extract size and shape information for a population of microparticles from the experimentally recorded digital holograms. The measurements obtained from the proposed method show good agreement with the corresponding known size and shape of the particles.en
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dc.titleOn-line digital holographic measurement of size and shape of microparticles for crystallization processesen
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dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Chemical and Biomedical Engineeringen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringen
dc.contributor.conferenceInternational Symposium on Laser Metrology (9th : 2008 : Singapore)en
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