In 2008 UTCT expanded our imaging capabilities with the acquisition of an Xradia MicroXCT scanner. This scanner is capable of sub-micron resolution, thus effectively covering the smaller specimen size ranges (<1 cm) previously beyond our capabilities. Click here for sample imagery.
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