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Micro-CT Examination of Ceramic Pottery

Examining the internal structure of archaeological artifacts can provide unique insights that can help us understand the people who made them, their culture, and the technology they developed to shape the world around them. Archaeometry, or the application of scientific techniques to the analysis of archaeological artifacts, is transforming modern archaeology and …

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Micro-CT Examination of a Rusty Screw Point

Corrosion in metals can affect a wide array of man-made materials, from reinforced steel in concrete to historic monuments and implanted medical devices. Corrosion causes a loss of strength that can lead to safety hazards in bridges, buildings, and pipelines, as well as in medical devices. The annual direct cost of metallic …

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January 2019: Micro-CT Applications for Digital Dissections of Biological Samples

Using MicroCT to Identify Micro Snail Species ABSTRACT Thorn snails are small, fragile Ellobioidea-related snails that are an important component of leaf litter decomposition in stable environments. They increase biodiversity in the decomposition process and assist releasing nutrients into the soil, thus improving the health of vegetation. Studying these tiny snails and …

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Micro-CT Applications for Particle Analysis

MICRO-CT NEWS, ARTICLES, AND INFORMATION Micro-CT Applications for Particle Analysis 2D & 3D particle size analysis of micro-CT images This article demonstrates that 3D micro-CT is a powerful tool for the analysis of particle sizes and states that “3D analysis of individual particles is the most versatile method to obtain quantitative information …

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Micro-CT of Adhesive Bonds in Wood, Using the Bruker SkyScan 1275

Micro-CT of Adhesive Bonds in Wood, Using the Bruker SkyScan 1275     Animation of Superglue in Wood 3D Rendering Animation of Wood Glue in Wood 3D Rendering   Using Micro-CT to Examine Material Structural Properties of Adhesive-Bonded Wood     Adhesive bonding of wood is important in the manufacture of building …

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micro-CT in entomology

Micro-CT Applications in Entomology

MICRO-CT NEWS, ARTICLES, AND INFORMATION February 2018: Micro-CT Applications in Entomology The following articles illustrate benefits in using micro-CT for studying ant taxonomy and biodiversity, as well as for morphological documentation. Also included is an article on using micro-Ct for scanning live insects. More X-Ray microtomography for ant taxonomy This in-depth exploration …

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Thoughts on Turning Points and Scientific Innovation

Scientific research has always been global to some extent, with major contributions coming from around the world. But globalization has sped up, with increasing exchanges of ideas, research tools, and scientific collaboration, all made possible by the development of the internet. Micro Photonics has played its own part in this transformation since …

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graphene synthesis

Graphene Synthesis in Your Laboratory

Graphene Growth Made Easy Are you interested in staying at the forefront of graphene research? We are happy to help you achieve that goal by providing high end CVD instruments for graphene synthesis and the synthesis of other 2D materials.   Visit our fully functional lab or request a web demonstration to …

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Micro Photonics Celebrates Identification Day with the American Museum of Natural History

Have you ever discovered something mysterious and weren’t exactly sure what it was? Maybe you found something in your backyard or possibly came across a treasure on your last vacation. What should you do with it? Well that is what Identification Day is all about. It is your chance to bring in …

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Micro Photonics Welcomes Brandon Klingensmith to the Team

My name is Brandon Klingensmith and I am a native Yinzer from Pittsburgh. I am excited to join Micro Photonics because as a former SkyScan 1272 user at FTS International, I understood the importance of having a knowledgeable, dedicated service team behind me to support my research. I earned my Bachelors of …

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