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A quantitative method for analysing AFM images of the outer surfaces of human hair

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A quantitative method for analysing AFM images of the outer surfaces of human hair. / Smith, James.

In: Journal of Microscopy, Vol. 191, No. 3, 1998, p. 223-228.

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Smith, J 1998, 'A quantitative method for analysing AFM images of the outer surfaces of human hair', Journal of Microscopy, vol. 191, no. 3, pp. 223-228.

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Smith, James. / A quantitative method for analysing AFM images of the outer surfaces of human hair. In: Journal of Microscopy. 1998 ; Vol. 191, No. 3. pp. 223-228.

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title = "A quantitative method for analysing AFM images of the outer surfaces of human hair",
abstract = "Cuticle step height is an important parameter for the quantitative assessment of human hair. This paper describes a novel, computational method for the rapid calculation of step heights from atomic force microscopy images obtained from large numbers of specimens. Such an approach is necessary to allow a statistical analysis of the inherently wide distribution of cuticle step heights characteristic of a single hair sample. The method described will be of use to cosmetic formulation chemists and forensic scientists and also to dermatologists in the field of disease diagnosis.",
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