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Published: 28 December 2006

352 Pages | 161 figures

ISBN: 9780199203888

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Fundamental Physics for Probing and Imaging

Wade Allison

This book addresses the question 'What is physics for?' Physics has provided many answers for mankind by extending his ability to see. Modern technology has enabled the power of physics to see into objects to be used in archaeology, medicine including therapy, geophysics, forensics and other spheres important to the good of society. The book looks at the fundamental physics of the various methods and how they are used by technology.