Photographic Sensitivity: Theory and Mechanisms by Tadaaki TaniPhotographic Sensitivity: Theory and Mechanisms by Tadaaki Tani

Photographic Sensitivity: Theory and Mechanisms

byTadaaki Tani

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

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Notwithstanding the current excitement surrounding cutting-edge digital imaging techniques, photographic film still provides the highest resolution and most beautiful images of any medium available. For the first time in nearly 20 years, Photographic Sensitivity: Theory and Mechanisms offers acomprehensive, systematic description of the subject, stressing in particular the characteristics of silver halide photography. Topics range from how to prepare silver halide grains and latent image formation to spectral and chemical sensitization to the future of silver halide photography. Basedon the author's more than 30 years' experience in the field, Photographic Sensitivity will appeal to a wide range of readers, including students, chemists, and physicists working with silver halide imaging techniques and solid state imaging.
Tadaaki Tani is at Fuji Film Corporation.
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Title:Photographic Sensitivity: Theory and MechanismsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 9.57 × 6.3 × 0.79 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195072405

ISBN - 13:9780195072402

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Table of Contents

1. Silver Halide Photographic Materials2. Structure and Preparation of Silver Halide Grains3. Physical Properties of Silver Halide4. Mechanism of Latent Imaging Formation5. Spectral Sensitization6. Chemical Sensitization and Stabilization7. Development-Amplification of Latent Image8. Future Prospects for Silver Halide Photography

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"Many years have passed since the publication of texts on the physical chemical aspects of photography ... Now Tadaaki Tani fills this need with a brief, but up-to-date and authoritative book. ... Photographic phenomena are discussed and interpreted from a molecular or 'microscopic' point ofview, invoking modern concepts of grain crystal structure, solid state behavior, surface science, and electron transfer. ... In the first part of the book, the properties of silver halide photographic materials are discussed, with comparison, when appropriate, to electronic photography. Then themechanism of latent image formation is discussed. Next, sensitization ... is covered. These topics are followed by discussion of theories of development--amplification of the latent image. Tani ... shows where improvements can be made in emulsion preparation and in photographic processing. Obviouslythis book will aid the scientists who hope to make these improvements."--Journal of the American Chemical Society