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Nature 242, 190 - 191 (16 March 1973); doi:10.1038/242190a0

Image Formation by Induced Local Interactions: Examples Employing Nuclear Magnetic Resonance


Department of Chemistry, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York 11790

AN image of an object may be defined as a graphical representation of the spatial distribution of one or more of its properties. Image formation usually requires that the object interact with a matter or radiation field characterized by a wavelength comparable to or smaller than the smallest features to be distinguished, so that the region of interaction may be restricted and a resolved image generated.



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