author = "Mariano, Anderson and Castellano, Gabriela and Cordeiro, Cristiano 
                         Monteiro de Barros",
          affiliation = "Institute of Physics Gleb Wataghin, UNICAMP and Institute of 
                         Physics Gleb Wataghin, UNICAMP and Institute of Physics Gleb 
                         Wataghin, UNICAMP",
                title = "PyFibers: A semi-automatic tool for contour extraction from cross 
                         section images of photonic crystal fibers",
            booktitle = "Proceedings...",
                 year = "2010",
               editor = "Bellon, Olga and Esperan{\c{c}}a, Claudio",
         organization = "Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images, 23. (SIBGRAPI)",
            publisher = "IEEE Computer Society",
              address = "Los Alamitos",
             keywords = "photonic crystal fiber, microstructured optical fiber, contour 
                         extraction, mathematical morphology, scanning electron 
             abstract = "A photonic crystal fiber is a new type of optical fiber that 
                         presents an array of air holes running along its whole length and 
                         whose properties can be predicted upon precise knowledge of its 
                         cross section. Up to now, the cross section of these fibers has 
                         been estimated through manual segmentation of the contours in 
                         scanning electron microscopy (SEM) images. In this work, an image 
                         processing tool, called PyFibers, was developed, based on 
                         mathematical morphology (MM) operations. The tool extracts the 
                         contours from the images with minimal user intervention, and 
                         outputs a text file containing the contours coordinates and a DXF 
                         file with the contours. Either of these files can, subsequently, 
                         be used as input to softwares that evaluate the optical properties 
                         of the fibers.",
  conference-location = "Gramado",
      conference-year = "Aug. 30 - Sep. 3, 2010",
             language = "en",
           targetfile = "65938_final_corr_erro_legenda_Fig_IFT.pdf",
        urlaccessdate = "2020, Dec. 05"