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“INSIDE DENTISTRY” PUBLICATION

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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Meet the Team

Micro Photonics staff who worked on imaging and modeling the Jamestown reliquary Timothy Sledz President and Chief Operating Officer Tim Sledz was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Micro Photonics in January 2015, after having served as General Manager overseeing its lab for seven years. Now responsible for the vision and …

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How It Was Done

Producing Images of the Jamestown Reliquary and its Contents The silver box brought to Micro Photonics by Jamestown Rediscovery begged the question: What is inside? The box, an important historic artifact, could not be opened without risk of damage to either the box itself or its contents. To find an answer, we …

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What MicroCT Discovered

Every historical artifact holds a unique story. Perhaps it is a tale of an individual life forgotten over the centuries or insight into the cultural behavior of a long-defunct society. Forensic archaeologists have the fascinating but painstaking task of studying such artifacts, of analyzing trace amounts of evidence in a search for …

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3D Printing

3D Printing Of the Bone Fragments After scanning and virtually imaging the bone fragments and ampulla in the Jamestown reliquary, we thought, wouldn’t it be great if you could hold them in your hand, if you could touch history? We decided to make that happen through 3D printing. Over the past 30 …

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Jamestown History

Jamestown Rediscovery An Archaeological Project of Historic Jamestown, Virginia By Kaamna C. Mirchandani Historic Jamestown, Virginia is renowned as America’s birthplace and the first permanent English settlement dating back to 1607.  A charter group from London, the Virginia Company, initiated and funded by King James I, set sail to establish an English …

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Applications of Micro-CT

  • 10 July, 2015
  • microphotonics-admin
  • 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?

  • 8 April, 2015
  • microphotonics-admin
  • Micro-CT

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 $100,000 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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