Microcomputed Tomography and its Applications

Authored by: Thomas Dufresne , Paula Chmielewski , Babul Borah , Andres Laib

Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Second Edition

Print publication date:  May  2008
Online publication date:  May  2008

Print ISBN: 9781420078022
eBook ISBN: 9781498761437
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-EBBE2-120025109

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Abstract

Microcomputed tomography, commonly referred to as mCT, is a relatively new field in the area of nondestructive imaging. This entry discusses the background of mCT and focuses primarily on the generation and attenuation of x-rays and how mCT can be used for 3-D imaging.

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