Stereo-photometric techniques for scanning micrometer scale

Rocio Cachero, Carlota Abello


This paper describes a new methodology based on the combination of photogrammetric and stereo-photometric techniques that allows creating virtual replicas reproducing the relief in micrometric scale, with a geometric resolution until 7 microns. The finest details of the texture obtained by photogrammetric methods are translated to the relief of the mesh to provide quality 3D printing by additive manufacturing methods. These results open new possibilities for virtual and physical reproduction of archeological items that need a great accuracy and geometric resolution.


Virtual replica; Physical replica; Stereo-photometric; Micrometric scale; 3d printing

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