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    Dental Micro-CT We are glad to have worked in collaboration with Dr. Gregory Jacobs to provide dental micro-CT images for 3D printing and educational purposes in the dental field. Using the SkyScan 1172 micro-CT scanner, along with our visualization software suite, we were able to create virtual 2D and 3D images. Our …

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    Applications of Micro-CT

    What are the applications for Micro-CT? Micro-CT (microtomography) instruments can scan a wide variety of samples.  One easy way to break down the types of applications for micro-CT is by separating them by instrument; those that scan living animals (in vivo) and those that scan everything else (ex vivo).  An explanation of the …

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    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 short answer is between $240,000 to over $1,000,000. The longer answer, and the reason for the wide price range, is that the price of a micro-CT depends on the …

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    Micro CT of an LED

    Image of the Month – March 2015 A Bright Idea! Micro-CT of an LED There has been a lot of talk about LED’s over the past few years, from LED flashlights to LED TV’s. So what are LED’s? Why are they so important to the world around us? And what happens when …

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    MicroCT of a Cold Pill

    Image of the Month: Cold Season – February 2014 Have you been sick this winter and taken a cold pill to relieve your symptoms? Have you ever wondered about the science behind cold pills? We at Micro Photonics were interested and found there is a lot that goes into ensuring the quality of the pills …

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    Micro CT of a Cricket

    Image of the Month: Cricket – January 2014 Good Luck for the New Year! Figure 1. Projection image of a cricket with 3X offset for extra wide scanning. Welcome to 2015! As our New Year’s resolution we are recycling… well sort of. This cricket met his demise in our recycling bin so …

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    MicroCT of a Stocking

    Image of the Month: Stocking – December 2014 Inside the Stocking! Winter is here and as a holiday tradition many people hang stockings over the fire place. Kids love to try and get a sneak peak of what is inside. Therefore, at Micro Photonics, we found a solution to satisfy the kids’ …

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    MicroCT of Mullein

    Image of the Month: October 2014 Alien Plant – Mullein Up close this plant looks like something out a of science fiction movie. This plant is actually found throughout the United States and is called Common Mullein (Verbascum Thapsus L.). The above images are of the flower stalk at the top of the …

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    Micro-CT of a Shark Tooth

    Image of the Month: Shark Tooth – September 2014 Take a bite of this! In honor of Shark Week, the images shown are from a 16mm x 21mm fossilized shark tooth that was discovered by Dr. Luke Beggs and his wife Emily.  Sharks lose and replace >10,000 teeth over their lifespan.  This …

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    The Best Catch of the Month!

    Image of the Month: Graphite Fishing Rod – August 2014 The Best Catch of Month! Anyone who is an avid fisherman/fisherwoman will know that a majority of fishing rods are made of graphite or a combination of carbon fiber and resins.  There is a lot of science that goes into creating fishing …

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