Scanning Services Unavailable Summer 2015

Due to major renovations to the building housing UTCT, our scanning services will be unavailable from approximately mid-May to mid-September 2015. The lab will otherwise be fully operational off-site.

The University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray Computed Tomography Facility

The High-Resolution X-ray Computed Tomography Facility at The University of Texas at Austin (UTCT) is a national shared multi-user facility supported by the Instrumentation and Facilities Program of NSF’s Earth Sciences (EAR) directorate. UTCT offers scientific researchers across the earth, biological and engineering sciences access to a completely nondestructive technique for visualizing features in the interior of opaque solid objects, and for obtaining digital information on their 3D geometries and properties.

Interested in scanning materials at our facility? See the Scanning FAQ or download the Scan Agreement Form.


Selected Recent Publications

Kyle, J.R., and Ketcham, R.A. (2015) Application of high resolution X-ray computed tomography to mineral deposit origin, evaluation, and processing. Ore Geology Reviews, 65, 821-839.
Curtis, A.A., Lai, G., Wei, F., and Van Valkenburgh, B. (2015) Repeated loss of frontal sinuses in arctoid carnivorans. Journal of Morphology, 276, 22-32.
Ramsay, J.B., Wilga, C.D., Tapanila, L., Pruitt, J., Pradel, A., Schlader, R., and Didier, D.A. (2015) Eating with a saw for a jaw: functional morphology of the jaws and tooth-whorl in Helicoprion davisii. Journal of Morphology, 276, 47-64.
Ji, H., Sellan, D.P., Pettes, M.T., Kong, X., Ji, J., Shi, L., and Ruoff, R.S. (2014) Enhanced thermal conductivity of phase change materials with ultrathin-graphite foams for thermal energy storage. Energy & Environmental Science, 7, 1185-1192.
Ketcham, R.A., and Hildebrandt, J. (2014) Characterizing, measuring, and utilizing the resolution of CT imagery for improved quantification of fine-scale features. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 324, 80-87.