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Measurements Of Electron Microscope Image Content For Biomedical Applications Through A Digital-Optical Process
Author(s): Etienne Bres; Christian Liegeois; Patrick Meyrueis
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Paper Abstract

Hydroxy apatite (Ca10 (PO4) 6 (OH)2) which has a hexagonal crystal pattern is the main inorganic constituant of human bone, and in particular of dental enamel (1). A great controversy has arisen amongst biological scientists concerning the types of defects that lead to cavities formation (2,3,4,5,6). The methods of investigation have not so far made use of the wide potential of image processing. In particular the question of variation of periods of the lattice pattern has not been separated from the distortions that are due to the system (distortions due to electron microscope or to the preparation).

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Date Published: 28 December 1981
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0310, Image Quality, (28 December 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.932871
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Etienne Bres, Universite Louis Pasteur (France)
Christian Liegeois, Universite Louis Pasteur (France)
Patrick Meyrueis, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts et Industries (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0310:
Image Quality
Patrick S. Cheatham, Editor(s)

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