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    Micro Photonics Sales Experience Survey

    Thank you for purchasing a Micro-CT system from Micro Photonics. We hope the instrument will be able to help you advance your research. In order to improve the experience for future groups, we would like to learn more about your sales experience. Please click the button below to start the survey. Thank …

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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 Imaging of Shark Teeth Using the Bruker SkyScan 1173

    Comparative Biology: Using Micro-CT to Examine Shark Teeth In honor of SharkWeek, we used the power of micro-CT to compare and contrast a modern day shark tooth and a fossilized megalodon tooth. Teeth are important in both modern and fossil studies of sharks and other fish, providing information such as feeding habits, …

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    Growing Bone in Space: Studying Spaceflight-induced Osteoporosis (OP) with Micro-CT

    Researcher News:  Jin Hee Kwak, DDS, MS, UCLA Orthodontics Microgravity, or weightlessness, affects many observable phenomena and thus provides a unique environment for study. A successful launch of the SpaceX CRS-11 took place on June 3rd, 2017, carrying an experiment from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) to NASA’s International …

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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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    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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