Fractals in microscopy

  title={Fractals in microscopy},
  author={Gabriel Landini},
  journal={Journal of Microscopy},
  • G. Landini
  • Published 1 January 2011
  • Materials Science
  • Journal of Microscopy
Fractal geometry, developed by B. Mandelbrot, has provided new key concepts necessary to the understanding and quantification of some aspects of pattern and shape randomness, irregularity, complexity and self‐similarity. In the field of microscopy, fractals have profound implications in relation to the effects of magnification and scaling on morphology and to the methodological approaches necessary to measure self‐similar structures. In this article are reviewed the fundamental concepts on… 
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