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Webinars - X-ray Computed Tomography for Materials & Life Science

X-ray Computed Tomography for Materials Science 1: Introduction

An introduction to the X-ray computed tomography (CT) technique. Designed to show how X-ray CT works and how it can be applied to scientific research. It will include an introduction to the technique, instrumentation and application examples.
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Aya Takase

X-ray Computed Tomography for Materials Science 2: Data Analysis

An overview of X-ray CT data analysis techniques starting with basic image processing and leading to traditional segmentation, machine learning based segmentation and quantitative analysis. A number of commonly used data analysis and visualization programs will be discussed and demonstrated to help beginners to get an idea of where to start and select the right analysis tool for their needs
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Aya Takase

X-ray Computed Tomography for Materials Science 3: Food and Pharmaceutical Applications

A number of X-ray CT application examples in the food and pharmaceutical industries will be discussed. Examples to include the analyses of cracks and aggregation inside tablets, tablet and drug particle coating thicknesses, air pocket size distributions in food and sugar coating thicknesses of candies.
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Aya Takase

X-ray Computed Tomography for Materials Science 4: Foams and Composites Applications

A number of X-ray CT application examples of foams and composite materials will be discussed. Examples to include the analysis of foam porosity, cell size, and cell wall thicknesses as well as void distribution and fiber orientation in composite materials.
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Aya Takase

X-ray Computed Tomography for Materials & Life Science 5: Plant Science Applications

A number of X-ray CT application examples for plants and seeds will be discussed. Examples to include the non-destructive characterization of plant traits for ripening fruit, seeds and root systems. Additionally, analysis of cell wall thicknesses and void distribution among different seed varieties will be presented.
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Angela Criswell

X-ray Computed Tomography for Materials and Life Science 6: Geology Applications

A number of X-ray CT application examples of geological samples will be discussed. Examples include the analysis of cracks, pores, inclusions, and phase quantification of rocks and drill cores. We will introduce available resources for pore network analysis that can be applied to rock CT scans.
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Aya Takase

X-ray Computed Tomography for Materials and Life Science 7: Life Science Applications

A 3D look at the structures of a reptile, insects, and a mouse, including their stained organs. In the newest episode of the webinar series “X-ray Computed tomography for Materials & Life Science,” we will discuss how to deal with unique challenges in life science sample preparation and introduce some quantitative analyses.
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Angela Criswell

X-Ray Computed Tomography for Materials & Life Sciences 8: Metrology Applications

Basics of metrology analysis and a number of X-ray CT application examples will be discussed. Examples include size and shape measurements of metal and plastic parts, tolerancing evaluation, comparison of nominal (CAD) and actual (CT) or a golden standard and a test subject. We will also introduce available resources to learn more about X-ray CT metrology.
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Aya Takase