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

  title={Image Formation by Induced Local Interactions: Examples Employing Nuclear Magnetic Resonance},
  author={Paul C. Lauterbur},
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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