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Woolfson, M. M
The fundamentals of imaging : from particles to galaxies / Michael M. Woolfson
London : Imperial College Press ; Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Publishing, c2012
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 4th Floor  TK8315 .W66 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Imaging systems
Image processing
Physical Description xiv, 360 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The human visual system -- The evolution of the eye -- Waves and image formation -- Seeing small objects -- Photography and the recording of images -- Detecting and imaging with infrared radiation -- Radar -- Imaging the universe with visible and near-visible radiation -- Imaging the universe with longer wavelengths -- Imaging the universe with shorter wavelengths -- Images of the earth and planets -- Images for entertainment -- Detection and imaging with sound and vibrations -- Medical imaging -- Images of atoms -- Images of particles
Summary Illustrates the range of imaging tools, with wave phenomena covering the entire electromagnetic spectrum and ultrasound, and devices that vary from those that just detect the presence of objects to those that image objects in exquisite detail

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