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The fundamentals of imaging : from particles to galaxies / Michael M. Woolfson.

Author:
Woolfson, M. M. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
London : Imperial College Press ; Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Publishing, c2012.
Description:
xiv, 360 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Summary note:
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.
Bibliographic references:
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.
Subject(s):
Imaging systems [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9781848166844 (hbk)
  • 1848166842 (hbk)
  • 9781848166851 (pbk)
  • 1848166850 (pbk)
LCCN:
2011293887
OCLC:
769981365
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