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AFM/Raman, Life Sciences, Material Sciences, Micro Raman, Nanotechnology, Raman Foster, B., "TERS - Ready or Not?", Am Lab, Sept 2016
Chemical Imaging, Life Sciences, Material Sciences, Micro Raman, Microscopy + Spectroscopy, Spectroscopy Foster, B., "Portable Raman Microscopy -- Laboratory-Quality Results Measured Anywhere", Am. Lab, April, 2015.
Fluorescence, Light Sources, Neuroscience, Optogenetics Foster, B., "Microscopy Light Sources Illuminate Research Biology", BioPhotonics, May 2014.
Fluorescence, Fundamentals Foster, B., "Fluorescence Microscopy: Fundamentals & Resources", Am. Lab., April 2014.
Industry Trends Foster, B., "Integrating Microscopy into the Analytical Scheme", Am. Lab., Feb 2014.
Color Consistency + Integrity Foster, B. and Sedgewick, J., "Color Integrity: Is what you see what you saw?", Microscopy Today, Jan 2014.
Image Processing & Analysis Foster, B., "Putting the More in Morphometry -- Part 2", Am. Lab., April 2013.
Image Processing & Analysis Foster, B., "Putting the More in Morphometry -- Part 1" , Am. Lab., April 2013.
Industry Trends, Microscopy + Spectroscopy Foster, B., "Microscopy + Spectroscopy: Pittcon® 2013 Celebrates the Power of Two", Am. Lab., March 2013.
Industry Trends, Microscopy Market Foster, B., "The State of Microscopy for 2012", Am. Lab. / Editor's Page, Nov 2011.
Industry Trends, Micro Raman Foster, B., "Micro Raman at Pittcon 2012", Am. Lab. / Editor's Page, May 2012.
Industry Trends, Ultra Deep Imaging, Whole Slide Scanning Foster, B., "Microscopy: Imaging Broader, Diving Deeper", Am. Lab. / Editor's Page, April 2012.
Life Sciences, Microscopy/AFM And SPM Foster, B., "New Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) Approaches Life Sciences Gently, Quantitatively, and Correlatively", Am. Lab., April 2012.
Industry Trends, Superresolution Foster, B., "Superresolution: Reality or a "STORM" in a Teacup", BioPhotonics, Jan 2011, Feature Article.
Fundamentals, Industry Trends, Surface Metrology Foster, B., "New Solutions for Surface Texture Analysis", Am. Lab., Nov / Dec 2010.
Market Research, Social Media Foster, B., "It's YOUR Point of View . . . on Social Media", Microscopy Today, July 2010, pp. 44-46.
Industry Trends, Micro FT-IR, Micro Raman, Microscopy/AFM And SPM, Microscopy/Light, SEM, Spectroscopy, TEM Les, Caren B., "The microscopy market: Delivering to the desktop", Photonics Spectra, Nov 2009.
Microscopy/AFM And SPM Foster, B., "Focus on Microscopy: One Button and Two Heads -- Mainstreaming AFM", Am. Lab., Apr 2009.
Micro FT-IR, Micro Raman, Microscopy/AFM And SPM, Microscopy/Light, SEM, Spectroscopy Foster, B., "Focus on Microscopy: Flexibility & Speed: MicroRaman Spectroscopy Collaborates With Light, Electron and Scanning Probe Microscopy to open New Analytical Vistas", Am. Lab. Online, Dec 2008.
Desktop, Industry Trends, SEM, Spectroscopy Foster, B., "Focus on Microscopy: PITTCON® gives New Eyes to Chemistry", Am. Lab. News, April 2008.
Industry Trends, Nanotechnology Foster, B., "Focus on Microscopy: Faster, Smaller, More Economical Imaging Tools at SPIE 2007: The Effect of Nanotech", Am. Lab., Nov / Dec 2007. Vol. 39, No. 20, pp. 20-23.
Nanotechnology McCarthy, V., "From Russia with Love: Next-Gen Modular, Hybrid Nano Tools, Interview with 30-year veteran, Barbara Foster", NSTI, May 02, 2007.
AFM/Raman Foster, B., "AFM / Raman Opens New Horizons for Research and Industrial Characterization", Am. Lab., Mar 2007.
AFM/Raman Foster, B., "Focus on Microscopy: Spectroscopy + Microscopy + . . . ? What's Next?", Am. Lab., Nov 2005.
Nanotechnology Foster, B., "Focus on Microscopy: AFM's New Nanotomography Expands 3-D Imaging", Am. Lab.,May 2005, pp. 42-46.
Microscopy/AFM And SPM Foster, B., "Focus on Microscopy: Elasticity Imaging: New Views for Polymers, Proteins, Ceramics, and Advanced Materials", Am. Lab., May 2004, pp. 30-32.
Microscopy/AFM And SPM Foster, B., "New Horizons for SPM", R & D, Feb 2004.
Microscopy + Spectroscopy Foster, B., "Microscopy & Spectroscopy Open New Vistas in the Emerging World of Nanotechnology, Pt. 2", Am. Lab., Jan 2004, pp.36-39.
Microscopy + Spectroscopy Foster, B., "Microscopy & Spectroscopy Open New Vistas in the Emerging World of Nanotechnology, Pt. 1", Am. Lab., May 2003, pp. 11-18.
Micro Raman Foster, B., "Raman's renaissance at 75", Am. Lab., May 2003, pp. 53-55.
Micro Raman, Microscopy/Confocal Foster, B., "Raman microscopy: Taking chemical microscopy to the next level", Am. Lab., Apr 2003, pp. 18-23.
Light Sources Foster, B., "Optimizing illumination for microscopy and measurement", Am. Lab., Nov 2002, pp. 13-17.
Other Foster, B., "Fond remembrances of a gentle giant", Aug 2002.
Digital Microscopy, Fundamentals, Life Sciences, Material Sciences, Microscopy Education, Microscopy/Light Foster, B., "Focus on Microscopy: Koehler Illumination - An age old technique impacts modern digital imaging," Am Lab, July 2002 - Editor's Page
Micro FT-IR, Microscopy/Light Foster, B., "Focus on Microscopy: From light microscopy to molecular analysis at the touch of a button", Am. Lab., Nov 2001, pp. 42-49.
Microscopy/Light Foster, B., "The Basics of Light Microscopy", R & D, June 2001.
Industry Trends Foster, B., "PITTCON® microscopy review", Am. Lab., July 2001, pp. 40-43.
Industry Trends, Microscopy & The Internet Foster, B., "Focus on microscopy: Opening the world of microscopy for Internet purchases", Am. Lab., Apr 2001, pp. 26-27.
Image Processing & Analysis, Industry Trends Foster, B., "MicroBrew: Imaging Databases -- a challenge for practicing microscopists", Apr 2001.
Image Processing & Analysis, Industry Trends Foster, B., "MicroBrew: Adobe Photoshop: The Surprise Image Processing Software of Choice", Adv. Img., Nov 2000.
Informatics Foster, B., "MicroBrew: So you really want to save that image forever?", Adv. Img., Sept 2000.
Image Processing & Analysis Foster, B., "Rising, Converging Image-Analysis Tools for Forensics -- Even Out in the Field", Adv. Img., Vol. 5, No. 5, 2000, pp. 14-15.
Informatics Foster, B., "MicroBrew: Informatics for the Scientific Lab: An Enterprise Image-Analysis Revolution?", Adv. Img., Jan 2000, pp. 36-37
Microscopy Market Foster, B., "MicroBrew: The Internet & Microscopy: Changing the Suppliers' Business", Adv. Img., Nov 1999.
Digital Microscopy Foster, B., "MicroBrew: DigitalAge . . . Digital Software . . . but which way to go?", Adv. Img., Sept 1999.
Microscopy Education Foster, B., "The Need for Education, not just training", Microscopy Today, Aug 1999.
Microscopy Market Foster, B., "Focus on Microscopy: Convergence of technologies and companies drive new directions in microscopy", Am. Lab., July 1999, pp. 48-53.
Telemicroscopy, Telepathology Foster, B., "MicroBrew: A Remote Imaging Revolution: Telemicroscopy & Telepathology . . . at Net Speeds", Adv. Img., July 1999.
Industry Trends, Microscopy Market Foster, B., "Microscopy for the New Millennium (invited article, one of 13 "Trends for the next millennium" series)", R & D, July 1999"
Digital Microscopy Foster, B., "MicroBrew: Are Imaging Board Makers Meeting Microscopy Community Needs?", Adv. Img., Jan 1999.
Microscopy Market Foster, B., "MicroBrew: Digital Imaging Rapidly Grabs the Microscopy Lab Lead", Adv. Img., Nov 1998.
3D Imaging Foster, B., "A leap into the Third Dimension", Materials World, July 1998, pp. 402-405.
Digital Microscopy Foster, B., "Video Microscopy Benchmarks: Ten Quick Tests for Evaluating Scientific Imaging Systems", Adv. Img., May 1998.
Microscopy Market Foster, B., "The World of Microscopy invades Cleveland: What's New at Microscopy & MicroAnalysis '97", Am. Lab., July 1997, pp. 38-46.
Image Processing & Analysis Foster, B., "Focus on Microscopy: Easing the Transition to Automated Image Analysis", Am. Lab., May 1997, pp. 36-42.
Image Processing & Analysis Paxon, D. and Foster, B., "Moving Microscope-based Image Analysis to Cost Effective Automation", Adv. Mat. & Proc., Mar 1997, pp. 33-35.
Chemical Imaging Foster, B., "Microchemical Imaging: A powerful New Bridge between between Microscopy and Chemical Analysis", Am. Lab., Feb 1997, pp. 21-29.
Chemical Imaging Foster, B., "Focus on Microscopy: Is Chemical Microscopy alive and well", Am. Lab., Dec 1996, pp. 60-62.
Digital Microscopy Foster, B., "Video Microscopy Now: Advanced Imaging Readers Call the Next Shots", Adv. Img., Vol. 11, No. 9, pp. 23-25.
Image Processing & Analysis Foster, B. and Fookes, B., "Image Analysis for Materials Science", Adv. Mat. & Proc., Vol. 149, No. 2, pp. 23-25.
Elemental Analysis Foster, B., "Focus on Microscopy: New Position-Tagged X-Ray Spectroscopy merges Imaging, X-Ray Mapping, and Conventional Image Analysis", Am. Lab., Feb 1996, pp. 47-51.
Chemical Imaging, Micro FT-IR, Microscopy + Spectroscopy, Microscopy/Light Foster, B. and Reffner, J., "Focus on Microscopy: Conventional Microscopy versus FTIR Microscopy -- Sample Preparation for both sides of the Coin", Am. Lab., Part 2: Nov 1995, pp. 20I-20M.
Micro FT-IR Foster, B. and Reffner, J., "Focus on Microscopy: Conventional Microscopy versus FTIR Microscopy -- Sample Preparation for both sides of the Coin", Am. Lab., Part 1: Sept 1995, pp. 16C-16J.
3D Imaging Foster, B., "Focus on Microscopy: High Resolution 3-D Microscope Opens the Door to True color, Real-Time, Large Depth of Field Imaging", Am. Lab., April 1995, pp. 59-63.
Surface Metrology Foster, B. and Miller, W. I., "Focus on Microscopy: Measurement in the Age of Computer Assisted Microscopy", Am. Lab., Nov. 1994, pp. 54-57.
Digital Microscopy Foster, B., "MicroBrew: Video Microscopy - Where Advanced Imaging Readers Say We Stand now.", Adv.Img., Sept 1996.
Fluorescence Foster, B., "Focus on Microscopy: Multiband Imaging, New Challenges in Fluorescence Microscopy", Am. Lab., Sept. 1994, pp. 44-47.
Foster, B., "Focus on Microscopy: Scanning White Light Interferometry -- A Powerful Approach to Surface Structure Analysis", Am. Lab., Mar. 1994, pp. 40-44.
Digital Microscopy Foster, B., "Broadening Scientific Imaging: Putting Desktop Image Analysis and Video Microscopy in More Hands", Adv. Img., Jan. 1994, pp. 36-40.
Fluorescence, Micro FT-IR Foster, B. and Mulligan, R., "Focus on Microscopy: Integrating Fluorescence and FTIR Microscopy", Am. Lab., Nov. 1993, pp. 44-45.
Digital Microscopy Foster, B. and Hillman, D., "Focus on Microscopy: Multimedia Microscopy", Am. Lab., Aug. 1993, pp. 31-32.
Microscopy/Light Foster, B. "See what's new in the field of optical microscopes", R & D (11), 1992, pp. 68-70.
Microscopy/Confocal Miller, W. I. and Foster, B., "Fluorescence and confocal laser scanning microscopy: Applications in Biotechnology", Int. Lab. (3), 1991, pp. 18-26. Am. Lab. (4), 1991, pp. 73-78.
Microscopy/Confocal Foster, B. and Miller, W. I., "Fluorescence and confocal laser scanning microscopy: Applications in Life Sciences", Am. Biotech. Lab. (9), 1989, pp. 21-27. Am. Clin. Lab. (10), 1989, pp. 28-32. Int. Lab. (10), (1989)
DIC, Microscopy/Light Foster, B., "Notes on the use of differential interference contrast in light microscopy," Am Lab (4), 1988, pp. 96-100 (Our apologies for the condition of this document, but it came into existence long before PDFs)
Chemical Imaging, Micro FT-IR, Spectroscopy Foster, B., "Focus on Microscopy: Microscopic and Spectroscopic Imaging of the Chemical State - a Book Review", Am. Lab., Jan 1984, pp. 52-53.
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