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 obtained from concrete specimens. Credit: Henry Moseley X-ray Imaging facility, Manchester, U.K X-ray computed tomography characterisation of concrete ABSTRACT This video and related article demonstrate the effectiveness of the …

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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 ideal for digitizing chemically-dried insect specimens. With micro-CT, valuable natural history collections can now be digitized while preserving the original objects. Micro-CT allows for high resolution examination of insect …

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Micro Photonics Sales Experience Survey

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Micro Photonics Installation and Training Survey

Thank you for attending the training session on the Micro-CT system by an Applications Engineer from Micro Photonics.  We hope the instrument will be able to help you advance your research. In order to improve the training for future groups, we would like to learn more about your training experience.  Click the …

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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. Credit; “Micro-Computed Tomography (Micro-CT) Analysis as a New Approach for Characterization of Drug Delivery Systems”, Kılıçarslan, Müge, et al, Micro-computed Tomography (micro-CT) in Medicine and Engineering. Springer, Cham, 26 …

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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 are typically made up of fibrous materials, including rayon and other natural and/or polymeric fibers, and are a key product in the world of women’s health and hygiene. The …

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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 amazing amount of morphological diversity. While many can be identified by their macro features and the host tree they are attached to, if a mushroom grows on a large …

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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.

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Micro-CT Imaging of Shark Teeth Figure 1: 3D rendered interior cut view of a shark tooth (top) and megalodon tooth halve (bottom) This comparison of a modern shark tooth compared to that of a fossilized megalodon (giant extinct shark) is my favorite project. It highlights how useful X-ray computed tomography can be …

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