Title

Consumer vs. Scientific Digital Cameras

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-2004

Journal Title

Scientific Computing & Instrumentation

Volume

21

Issue

2

First Page

22

Last Page

26

Abstract

Discusses key concepts of digital cameras, optics, and associated software to illustrate scientific and economic differences between consumer and scientific digital cameras for the life scientist. Characteristics of consumer digital cameras; Element of an image; Function of the optical coupler.

Keywords

Digital cameras, optics, image processing, computer software