Abstract

This chapter examines the early evolution of television, and surveys how television was applied to the light microscope in the three decades up to the mid 1970s, a period of exploration and early development for video microscopy. Following this is a brief glance at the striking improvements in light microscopy that became possible with the introduction of modern video and related technology. The introductory survey concludes with a few general remarks on the chapters that follow, whose overall plan of organization was outlined in the Preface.

Keywords

Video Microscopy Image Tube Photoelectric Cell Metacyclic Trypomastigote Freeze Frame 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shinya Inoué
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  1. 1.Marine Biological LaboratoryWoods HoleUSA
  2. 2.University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Universal Imaging CorporationFalmouthUSA

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