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Modern 3D microscopy and visualization
Author(s): Andres Kriete; Ping Chin Cheng
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Paper Abstract

The essence of scientific visualization is captured in microscopy. Microscopy systems are a proven valuable tool for biomedical research. Most of our present knowledge of structural organization in living organisms from the cellular to the molecular level is imprinted by microscopical findings. This tutorial provided an introduction into modem forms of 3-D microscopy (e.g., confocal, NMR, X-ray), and covered image quality considerations, microscopy setup, and computational considerations. Deconvolution techniques, image preprocessing, segmentation methods and various forms of 3-D rendering were reviewed. The effects of specimen preparation and image contrast on visualization were discussed. The use of stereo-imaging and virtual reality applications in modem 3-D microscopy was presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 1994
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 2359, Visualization in Biomedical Computing 1994, (9 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.185240
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Andres Kriete, Univ. Giessen (Germany)
Ping Chin Cheng, SUNY/Buffalo (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2359:
Visualization in Biomedical Computing 1994
Richard A. Robb, Editor(s)

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