System Integration - Inspection and Digital Image Processing (SI-IIP)

The group “System Integration – Inspection and Digital Image Processing (SI-IIP)” develops image processing methods for the optical inspection field. It works in close cooperation with the IAI work group “System Integration – Systems, Processes, Equipment (SI-SPE)” and mainly focuses on specific problems in the inspection of structures in the micrometer range. In third party-funded projects, the group also works on innovative techniques for medical applications, particularly for image-based diagnostics in an ophthalmological context.

The main research areas are:

  • image registration,
  • generation of mosaics from extensive image series,
  • image reconstruction from focus and lighting series,
  • feature-based autofocus for confocal microscopy,
  • and surface reconstruction from deflectometric images.

In addition to software implementation, we also develop specific application hardware that is necessary for the inspection – with the main focus being on optics and lighting.


Completed projects:

mosaik image of the corneal sub-basal nerve plexus
assessment of planarity of foils with deflectometry

Head of Group: Dr. Bernd Köhler

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