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The Photographic Emulsion Layer as a Three-Dimensional Recording Medium

  • W. F. Berg
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Abstract

If we want to understand how the basic characteristics of a photographic picture come about, we have to take the depth of the image-recording and -bearing layer into account. The characteristics of interest are the density (D), the granularity (G) and the modulation transfer function MTF. Here MTF is concerned with the distribution of the exposing light in the emulsion layer, whereas D and G describe the nature of the resulting developed granular silver image, as a rule referring to uniformly exposed areas.

Keywords

Spatial Frequency Lower Layer Modulation Transfer Function High Spatial Frequency Enzyme Attack 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. F. Berg
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  1. 1.Photographic DepartmentSwiss Federal Institute of TechnologyZürichSwitzerland

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