Identification of Model Particle Mixtures Using Machine-Learning-Assisted Laser Diffraction

@article{Villegas2021IdentificationOM,
  title={Identification of Model Particle Mixtures Using Machine-Learning-Assisted Laser Diffraction},
  author={Arturo Villegas and Mario Alan Quiroz-Ju{\'a}rez and Alfred B. U’Ren and Juan P. Torres and Roberto de J. Le{\'o}n-Montiel},
  journal={Photonics},
  year={2021}
}
We put forward and demonstrate with model particles a smart laser-diffraction analysis technique aimed at particle mixture identification. We retrieve information about the size, shape, and ratio concentration of two-component heterogeneous model particle mixtures with an accuracy above 92%. We verify the method by detecting arrays of randomly located model particles with different shapes generated with a Digital Micromirror Device (DMD). In contrast to commonly-used laser diffraction schemes… 

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