## News from the world of maths: The Plus podcast: Catching waves

Submitted by plusadmin on June 10, 2008Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The Fourier transform is a piece of maths that is, almost single-handedly, responsible for the digital revolution. Digital music and images would be impossible without it, and it has applications in anything from medical imaging to landmine detection. We asked Chris Budd what the Fourier transform does, and how it does it. This podcast accompanies the *Plus* article Saving lives: The mathematics of tomography.

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