Applications of microcomputers to picture manipulations in scanning electron microscopes

Creator: 

Blair, Lawrence George

Date: 

1980

Abstract: 

This Thesis is concerned with the application of microcomputers to picture manipulation as an aid to extracting useful information from Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) images. It is desired to apply digital image processing techniques to the pictures without the use of expensive and dedicated hardware. A system has been implemented, using a general purpose microcomputer, software and minor amounts of specialized hardware, to obtain an image from a specific SEM, which is representative of most SEMs. This system also includes facilities for reproduction of the images in several formats and provide some basic digital image processing, concerned with pixel intensity levels. One of the main objectives is to provide the software framework in which sophisticated digital image processing techniques could be employed.

Subject: 

Electron Microscopy
Microcomputers

Language: 

English

Publisher: 

Carleton University

Thesis Degree Name: 

Master of Engineering: 
M.Eng.

Thesis Degree Level: 

Master's

Thesis Degree Discipline: 

Engineering, Electrical

Parent Collection: 

Theses and Dissertations

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