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The Application Of Low Light Level Video Techniques To Biomedical Research
Author(s): James A. Dvorak; William H. Schuette; Willard C. Whitehouse
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Paper Abstract

Low-light-level video techniques are applicable to the non-destructive study of biological phenomena at both the organ or macroscopic level and the cellular or microscopic level. At the macroscopic level, a low-light-level video fluorometer has been employed to study transient NADH changes occuring during cortical brain stimulation and ischemic changes occuring during myocardial infarction. At the microscopic level, low-light-level video techniques have been employed to study rapidly occuring transient events in living cells that are photosensitive at light levels normally employed for visualization.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 July 1976
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0078, Low Light Level Devices for Science and Technolgy, (27 July 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.954795
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James A. Dvorak, National Institutes of Health (United States)
William H. Schuette, Biomedical Engineering and Instrumentation Branch (United States)
Willard C. Whitehouse, NIH (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0078:
Low Light Level Devices for Science and Technolgy
Charles Freeman, Editor(s)

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