*  A Comparison of Narrow Band Imaging (NBI) and Standard White Light Laporoscopy to Detect Endometriosis - Full Text View -...
NBI is a technique that uses a specific narrow wavelength of light to change the normal color contrasts of the endoscopic image ... Self-reported pain [ Time Frame: 6 weeks, 3 months and 6 months [post surgery] ]. At each of the follow-up time points (6 weeks ... A Comparison of Narrow Band Imaging (NBI) and Standard White Light Laporoscopy to Detect Endometriosis. The safety and ... Diagnostic Yield of Narrow Band Imaging (NBI) and Standard Visible White Light Laparoscopy for the Detection of Endometriosis. ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01464775?term=pelvic+inflammatory+disease+AND+
*  Frontiers | Do cortical gamma oscillations promote or suppress perception? An under-asked question with an over-assumed answer ...
... but not equally-salient color contrasts, or weak luminance contrasts. Thus, if narrowband visual gamma serves an inhibitory ... It has been found that selective attention to a particular visual stimulus increases the narrow-band gamma response to that ... it has been found that peristimulus narrowband gamma oscillations in V4 have a strong predictive effect on reaction time ( ... Cited evidence is kept as focused on human non-invasive imaging as possible but, where it is helpful in the interpretation of ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnhum.2013.00595/full
*  Patent US6201880 - Method and apparatus for electronically imaging a tooth through ... - Google Patents
Current images of the tooth may be compared to prior images of the same tooth to monitor changes in the tooth over time. The ... The camera may include a charge-coupled-device and the resulting digital images are preferably enhanced by wavelet analysis. If ... images can be used to detect dental caries and other dental conditions. A handpiece for illuminating the tooth and receiving ... A method and apparatus for imaging teeth includes illuminating a surface of a tooth and electronically imaging the tooth from a ...
  http://www.google.ca/patents/US6201880
*  English embroidery - Wikipedia
16th-century English samplers were stitched on a narrow band of fabric and totally covered with stitches. These band samplers ... An image of part of a huge gold acanthus flower on the back of a gold-bordered chasuble, almost certainly depicting a specific ... Most of this embroidery was done in heavy linen thread, often in the same color as the smock. By the mid-nineteenth century, ... Street's one-time apprentice, the Pre-Raphaelite poet, artist, and textile designer William Morris, embraced this aesthetic, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_embroidery
*  Patent US5832139 - Method and apparatus for determining degrees of freedom of a camera - Google Patents
... their emissions are confined to a relatively narrow band of wavelengths. This may be useful when the camera is equipped with an ... a camera having an optical image forming apparatus for forming an image on an image sensor, said optical image forming ... This contrasts with prior art methods, where the light sources are activated in sequence. In prior art systems, the processor ... Color camera film which has been exposed and developed provides an inexpensive and effective filter for passing IRED ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US5832139?dq=6,959,293
*  US5506616A - Differential imaging for sensitive pattern recognition - Google Patents
As the wavelengths, or laser color changes, certain objects will stand out with respect to their background so that detection ... art for a technique and system for distinguishing between an object and its background using a number of discrete narrow-band, ... and to provide a dual memory video subtractor useful for single frame or real-time comparison of a reference image and images ... and reflecting penetration through the water medium for the purposes of detection by means of enhanced scattering contrasts. ...
  https://patents.google.com/patent/US5506616
*  Raman spectroscopy - Wikipedia
... a narrow-band photographic filter to create monochromatic light, and a "crossed filter" to block this monochromatic light. He ... Another approach called global Raman imaging uses complete monochromatic images instead of reconstruction of images from ... With the system's time-gating capability it is possible to measure remote Raman of your distant target and the atmosphere ... Raman scattering also contrasts with infrared (IR) absorption, where the energy of the absorbed photon matches the difference ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raman_spectroscopy
*  Enceladus - Wikipedia
"Enceladus in False Color". Cassini Imaging. July 26, 2005. Retrieved March 22, 2006. "Cassini Finds Enceladus Tiger Stripes Are ... At such times, the reduction in glare from the rings makes the moons easier to observe. Prior to the Voyager missions the view ... These bands, first discovered by Voyager 2, often separate smooth plains from cratered regions. Grooved terrains such as the ... This geologic diversity contrasts with the ancient, heavily cratered surface of Mimas, another moon of Saturn slightly smaller ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enceladus
*  Patent US4237481 - Image reproduction using sharp and unsharp signals - Google Patents
This relates to a method of image reproduction in which detail enhancement is carried out using sharp and unsharp signals (S ... Thus, in the resultant reproduction, at a boundary between a light grey area and a black area a narrow fringe or band lighter ... from K times a predetermined function of the said first sum, the sum of K times the same function of the said sharp signal and ... Variable electrooptical color correction. US2962548 *. Aug 12, 1958. Nov 29, 1960. Rudolf Hell Kommanditgesellsch. Device for ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US4237481?dq=patent:4807115
*  Rings of Saturn - Wikipedia
2009-12-10). "Iapetus: Unique Surface Properties and a Global Color Dichotomy from Cassini Imaging". Science. AAAS. 327 (5964 ... second largest moon Rhea has been hypothesized to have a tenuous ring system of its own consisting of three narrow bands ... The last time there were collisions large enough to be likely to disrupt a moon that large was during the Late Heavy ... which contrasts with the bright ice deposits covering the polar regions and most of the trailing hemisphere. Saturn's ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rings_of_Saturn
*  Tuning band gap, color switching, optical contrast, and redox stability in solution-processable BDT-based electrochromic...
... color switching, optical contrast, and redox stability in solution-processable BDT-based electrochromic materials, Organic ... Moreover, the optical contrasts and response times of the polymer films also showed great differences due to the different ... Soluble narrow band Gap and blue propylenedioxythiophene-cyanovinylene polymers as multifunctional materials for photovoltaic ... http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Organic Electronics Elsevier http://www.deepdyve.com/lp/elsevier/ ...
  https://www.deepdyve.com/lp/elsevier/tuning-band-gap-color-switching-optical-contrast-and-redox-stability-q0wqDD12A9
*  US Patent # 9,370,484. Methods for treating and diagnosing blinding eye diseases - Patents.com
8D), color and red-free fundus images were also obtained (FIGS. 10A-C). Red free images showed small dark spots that constitute ... In some embodiments, the toxin is administered one time, or two times, or three times, or four times, or five times. In some ... rather than band-pass) filter providing fluorescence from greater than 515 nm following excitation with a 450-490 nm band. ... This contrasts with the prevailing theories that ascribe clinically-relevant patterns of FAF to abnormal RPE, noting that RPE ...
  http://patents.com/us-9370484.html
*  Patent US3819324 - Fugitive-staining process for textile fibers - Google Patents
... and usually heated to develop a color contrast. The basic-dyeable yarn develops a deeper stain which is easily removed by ... A narrow band of ester solution is painted across the open warp, dye solution is applied over it, and heat is used to develop a ... Blue dyes are in general preferred over yellows and reds because the shade contrasts they produce are more strik- At times it ... A simple scour laterremoves the band of color. Distinguishing between the yarns does not depend upon their being in direct ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US3819324?dq=6519629
*  Patent US5921931 - Method and apparatus for creating a color blood flow image based upon ... - Google Patents
... is determined by averaging signal values for image points proximate to an image point of interest over both time and space. ... Furthermore, the designation of a particular image point within a field of view as a dynamic image point (such as a blood flow ... The image processor includes means for independently designating persistence factors for smoothing calculated speed and power ... A blood flow detection and imaging method and system is described for displaying images in accordance with signals transmitted ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US5921931?dq=5,758,352
*  Atmosphere | Free Full-Text | On the Current and Future Dry Spell Characteristics over Africa | HTML
The grid points are masked in grey color where the return levels are larger than 365 days in the case of (a), and 93 days for ... For the boreal summer, CRCM5_ERA_Interim represents the narrow rain belt in the tropics reasonably well. At 0.5 mm and 3 mm ... For the computation of return levels, using POT, for the current and future 30-year time slices, the values of maximum dry ... In other words, RCM can provide additional detail for regions with important orography, land-sea contrasts and changes in ...
  http://www.mdpi.com/2073-4433/4/3/272/htm
*  Color Vision by Peter Gouras - Webvision
If the retinal image does not change in space and/or time, it will disappear. Constant small micro-movements of the eye ... They emphasized the presence of narrow-band responding cells resembling the modulators of Granit but they also noted some cells ... Color vision combines both energy and wavelength contrasts to detect objects and this advantage must have evolved early in the ... In color vision the horizontal feedback also acts to narrow the action spectrum of cone bipolar cells. In divariant color ...
  http://webvision.med.utah.edu/book/part-vii-color-vision/color-vision/
*  Nano-enabled bioanalytical approaches to ultrasensitive detection of low abundance single nucleotide polymorphisms - Analyst ...
Since the SPR band of Au NPs is sensitive to NP assembly, this resulted in a color change that can be directly monitored by UV- ... In contrasts, the presence of HIV-2 only produces red QD fluorescence, but not green QD, and thus indicating high assay ... 4 (A) Schematic illustration of the real-time Au NP mediated LCR assay. (B) UV-Vis spectra of the solution containing 100 fM ... More importantly, Au coating of DNA-bridged Au NP dimers gave fairly narrow spectra with high optical anisotropy. Optimization ...
  http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlehtml/2015/an/c4an02304h?page=search
*  Evaluation of protection measures against laser dazzling for imaging sensors
Figures 4(a)-4(c) show the color channel images taken by the three-band-sensor (B: blue channel, G: green channel, R: red ... We decided to analyze the sensor images rather by an automatic image analysis algorithm than by human observers to avoid time- ... or contrasts. Furthermore, the image data can also be used to verify the results by observer experiments. However, the effort ... the algorithm examines if in a single spectral band saturation of pixels occurs due to narrowband light radiation. In the case ...
  https://www.spiedigitallibrary.org/journals/optical-engineering/volume-56/issue-03/033108/Evaluation-of-protection-measures-against-laser-dazzling-for-imaging-sensors/10.1117/1.OE.56.3.033108.full
*  Patent US5316703 - Method of producing a lamellar polymeric body - Google Patents
This again contrasts with the optically thin film embodiment of the invention which reflects broad or narrow bandwidths ... Reflective polarizers having extended red band edge for controlled off axis color. ... Toy having image mode and changed image mode. US6057961 *. Feb 28, 1997. May 2, 2000. 3M Innovative Properties Company. Optical ... such coatings are subject to the chipping and flaking of the metal coatings as well as corrosion of the metal over time. If ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US5316703?dq=7181427
*  The Searchers - Wikipedia
"Dell Four Color #709". Grand Comics Database. Dell Four Color #709 at the Comic Book DB Alvis, J. David, and John E. Alvis. " ... Clayton leads his men to the Comanche camp, this time for a direct attack, but Martin is allowed to sneak in ahead of the ... At Futterman's trading post, Ethan and Martin learn that Debbie has been taken by Scar, the chief of the Nawyecka band of ... The ending of Le May's novel contrasts to the film's, with Debbie, called Dry-Grass-Hair by the Comanches, running from the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Searchers
*  Patent US5346670 - Phthalocyanine and tetrabenztriazaporphyrin reagents - Google Patents
as the metal in the above Formula may be used for imaging or therapy. ... A ratio of T-Helper cells (one color) to T-Suppressor cells (the second color) of other than 2:1 is an indicator of AIDS ... such as magnetic resonance imaging, radionuclide imaging, and as radiopharmaceuticals. Active metals for these applications may ... Cost and time considerations make this a preferred method for many clinical applications. A single patient sample may be used ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US5346670?dq=3798359
*  Synopsis of the biological data on the leatherback sea turtle (dermochelys coriacea) Biological Technical Publication BTP-R4015...
... the two lobes are connected by two narrow bands (Deraniyagala 1930, 1939). Little is documented about the cloaca. Deraniyagala ... At the same time, the external diameter decreases by a factor of 0.5. The thickened wall has a remarkable concentration of ... This contrasts with Dollo's (1901) view that epithecal elements are unique to the Dermochelyidae, and also with Hay's (1922) ... The green fat of this species occasionally resembles multilocular brown fat, but there is considerable variation in fat color ...
  https://digitalmedia.fws.gov/cdm/singleitem/collection/document/id/1519/rec/3
*  Lanthanide - Wikipedia
Consequently, the spectra of lanthanide ions are rather weak and the absorption bands are similarly narrow. Glass containing ... The earliest color television CRTs had a poor-quality red; europium as a phosphor dopant made good red phosphors possible. ... The etymology of the term must be sought in the first discovery of lanthanum, at that time a so-called new rare earth element " ... The fluorides are only slightly soluble in water and are not sensitive to air, and this contrasts with the other halides which ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lanthanide
*  NPHP4 controls ciliary trafficking of membrane proteins and large soluble proteins at the transition zone | Journal of Cell...
594 and 647 and mounted in ProLong Gold Antifade Reagent were imaged using three color epi-fluorescence illumination. The pixel ... Real-time PCR. The deletion site of B1179 was determined by real-time PCR using a thermal cycler (Opticon, MJ Research), the ... The antibody recognized a band of the expected size in western blots of wild-type but not nphp4 whole cells; the band was ... To further narrow down the location of NPHP4, both nucleoflagellar apparatuses and whole cells of the NPHP4-HAC strain were ...
  http://jcs.biologists.org/content/127/21/4714
*  Evaluating multifunctionality and adaptive capacity of mountain forest management alternatives under climate change in the...
... and did not change much over time (Fig. 3). Stocks of volume (V) and carbon (C) increased over time in all low-intensity ... Open image in new window. Fig. 1 Location of the study area (a), 53 stand polygons for establishing initial forest conditions ( ... Colored band depicts range for management intensities [low intensity (LO) = yellow, high intensity (HI) = green (pattern), NOM ... In particular clear cutting in narrow strips has a high predisposition to game damage (Vospernik and Reimoser 2008). In ...
  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10342-017-1051-6