The “Scientific Digital Camera Solutions 2006 Catalog” from Andor Technology presents the company’s cameras, software, confocal microscopy equipment, spectrographs and accessories. It provides an overview of the camera technology, including binning, frame rate, spectral response, spatial resolution and sensor formats, and the theory and fundamental aspects of light, covering such topics as emission, absorption, scattering, and radiometry and photometry. Sections are devoted to confocal imaging, the Nipkow spinning disk, diffraction gratings and the grating equation. Numerous applications for the cameras are categorized under the disciplines of physics, chemistry and biology. Among them are spectral imaging, and Raman and laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy.