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Desktop x-ray microtomography
Author(s): Alexander Sasov; Tom Ceulemans; Dirk Van Dyck
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Paper Abstract

An X-ray microtomography (or micro-CT) is an instrument for high-resolution 3D reconstruction of objects internal microstructure without destruction or time consuming specimen preparation. By using modern technology in x-ray sources and detectors several micro-CT systems were created as a simply usable desktop instrument. First micro-CT system is a laboratory instrument, giving true spatial resolution over a ten million times more detailed (in the term of volume parts) than the medical CT-scanners. The instrument contains a sealed microfocus X-ray source, a cooled X-ray digital CCD-camera and a Dual Pentium computer for system control and 3D-reconstructions running under Windows NT.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 June 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4275, Metrology-based Control for Micro-Manufacturing, (5 June 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.429357
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Alexander Sasov, SkyScan (Belgium)
Tom Ceulemans, Univ. of Antwerpen (Belgium)
Dirk Van Dyck, Univ. of Antwerpen (Belgium)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4275:
Metrology-based Control for Micro-Manufacturing
Kenneth W. Tobin Jr.; Fred Lakhani, Editor(s)

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