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Limits of imaging

  1. Jun 29, 2012 #1
    Hello!

    Do you know, or know where to find, the limits of imaging via waves, ie. lets say we have a biphase material, can we identify precisely the margin between phase? Or can we detect any kind of material?

    Thanks
     
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  3. Jun 29, 2012 #2

    Andy Resnick

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    What are you thinking of? Imaging is not restricted to visible light, nor is it limited to diffraction limits (near field methods). Contrast generation can be achieved by many methods as well.
     
  4. Jun 29, 2012 #3
    Is there a good summary of those methods, their applications, their frontiers and their limits?

    So far, l know that the reflection of various waves to items can produce their "image"

    What are the available waves and any other possible methods?
     
  5. Jun 29, 2012 #4

    Andy Resnick

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    Uh oh... you have a *lot* of reading to do. I'm not sure what to recommend, based on your post. Again, do you have a specific application in mind?
     
  6. Jun 29, 2012 #5
    yes, in vivo tissue or cell imaging
     
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