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.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metrology

The ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) provides information on standards relating to surface quality. http://cstools.asme.org/csconnect/CommitteePages.cfm?Committee=C30000000

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.  http://www.americanlaboratory.com/913-Technical-Articles/576-New-Solutions-for-Surface-Texture-Analysis/

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

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”. http://golik.co.il/Data/ABasicGuidtoParticleCharacterization(2)_1962085150.pdf

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