Biomedical Imaging

Biomedical imaging techniques include light microscopy, polarising filters, transmission electron microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, fluorescence microscopy, confocal microscopy and stress photonic imaging.

Light Microscopy

The image shows neurons by Hljod.Huskona with some rights reserved.

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Polarising Filters

Here polarising filter applied to the photo on the right hand side improves its quality. Image by Aidan Wojtas, some rights reserved.


Polarising Filter Example

Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)

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TEAM 0.5 By Roy Kaltschmidt for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, some rights reserved.

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Hollow cadmium sulfite nanospheres. The one of the right has been deform to the point of failure. By Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, some rights reserved.

Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)

The next three images are a crater, Carbon 60 molecular model and nanotubes by St Stev in a Flickr Nanotechnology set under Creative Commons License.

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Fluorescence Microscopy

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Above are cardomyocetes and fibroplasts (heart cells) from chicken embryo rendered in fluorescence microscopy. Uploaded by Arboreus, some rights reserved.

Confocal Microscopy

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By Manic Street Preacher, some rights reserved.

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By Pink Cigarette, some rights reserved.


Inspiration from the Wellcome Trust Biomedical Image Awards 2006 showcasing microscopic images.

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