Recommended Reading on Surface Metrology

The internet is a mine of information on surface metrology. We’ve compiled a digest of the best sites for you:

The Wikipedia article gives a brief history of metrology and links past to present with an overview of the main standards in industry today.

The ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) provides information on standards relating to surface quality.

Barbara Foster’s article in “American Laboratory“ gives an overview of industrial applications for confocal systems and presents a selection of instruments by various manufacturers.

The Cal Lab Magazine is an international metrology magazine providing information not only on products and scientific articles but also workshops and trade fairs.

An introduction to the techniques of particle characterization that requires no knowledge of the basics whatever is given in the white paper “A basic guide to particle characterization”.

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