Micro-CT Applications for Concrete Analysis

X-ray computed tomography characterisation of concrete, taken from a video showing the data processing that can be applied to X-ray computed tomography data…

X-ray Microscopic Inspection of Concrete

Figure 1: Clipped 3D Volumetric rendering of concrete sample While the words concrete and cement are often used interchangeably in everyday conversation, concrete…

Micro-CT Applications for Analysis of Fibrous Filters

Surface renderings of a micro-CT image of a filter sheet sample showing the fibres in red and the outline of the calculated sheet…

X-ray Microscopic Inspection of a Multistage HEPA Filter

With the global COVID-19 pandemic and the recent focus on preventing and limiting the spread of respiratory diseases, we chose to focus this…

Micro-CT Applications for Digitizing Biological Specimens

(Above:) A neuropteran insect (genus Sisyra) showing musculature and general soft tissue morphology. Fixed in Bouin’s fluid and stained with I2E, scanned in…

X-ray Microscopic Inspection of Insect Flight Muscles

Micro-CT imaging allows researchers to visualize both the internal and external features of an object without destroying the specimen, which makes this technique…

Micro-CT Applications for Product Development

3D Micro-CT scan of a polyelectrolyte complex (PEC) film used as an excipient for the formulation of active agents in drug delivery systems.…

Customer Feature: Micro-CT for Personal Hygiene Product Development

Micro-CT has been found to be an effective tool for studying and contributing to improvements of consumer hygiene products such as tampons.  Tampons…

Micro-CT Examination of a Tree Mushroom

Polypores are a group of fleshy fungi with pores or tubes underneath. Taxonomically, the polypores are complicated and not completely understood, with an…

MICRO-CT NEWS, ARTICLES, AND INFORMATION

3-D reconstructions and visualizations based on micro-CT imagery of a Hericium coralloides basidioma sample. A.Fixed and critical-point dried sample. Three histo-anatomical features can be recognized on the optical image (Pallua et al.2014): basal branch (1), side branches (2), and end branch structures (3). B. 3-D surface rendered image of the micro-CT-dataset processed by a connected component algorithm to ignore irrelevant structure such as small pieces caused by the inherent image noise. C. 3-D surface rendered image of the spatial thickness distribution (0–357mm). Credit: Pallua, Johannes D., et al, Mycologia, 20 Jan 2017.

Staff Selections: Favorites from our Image of the Month Collection, handpicked by Micro Photonics’ staff.

Micro-CT Imaging of Shark Teeth Figure 1: 3D rendered interior cut view of a shark tooth (top) and megalodon tooth halve (bottom) This…

X-ray Microscopy of Paper Currency Security Features

As Economic Impact Payments released by Congress in response to the current global pandemic begin rolling out across the country, we focused our…

How to Restart Your System

When you are preparing to return to normal operation, there are a few key things to keep in mind to help you make…

How to Clean Your Micro-CT Instruments

Due to the spread of Covid-19, many instruments have been down for prolonged periods and laboratories will require a thorough cleaning prior to…

Coronavirus Information and Resources

Micro Photonics values the long relationships we have with you, our customers, and the safety and well-being of our customers and our staff…

How long can the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 survive on surfaces? What the research tells us so far.

Figure 1: Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (yellow)—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a…

Remote Training and Service Options

Remote service of instruments from Micro Photonics: We love to talk to our users, and we know that some are still at work,…

How much does a Micro-CT scanner cost?

How Much Does A Micro-CT Scanner Cost? One of the first questions customers ask us is How much is a micro-CT scanner? The…

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