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Fundamentals of Micro-CT Imaging

  • Kaan Orhan
  • Arda Büyüksungur
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Abstract

This chapter briefly describes the fundamentals of micro-CT. The sections will briefly describe principles of micro-computed tomography, reconstruction to image, acquisition, and creation of acquisition data. In the following sections, micro-CT components, tube-based micro-CT systems, and synchrotron micro-CT techniques are covered. In the finals sections, X-ray fluorescence computed tomography (XFCT), phase-contrast micro-CT, and small-angle X-ray scattering systems are being discussed. Topics including artifacts found in actual systems, precision and accuracy of reconstructions, and challenges and speculations for the future are covered in the following chapter.

Keywords

Phase-contrast micro-CT SAXS Acquisition Reconstruction X-ray detectors 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaan Orhan
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Arda Büyüksungur
    • 4
  1. 1.Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Dentomaxillofacial RadiologyAnkara UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Faculty of Medicine, OMFS IMPATH Research Group, Department of Imaging and PathologyUniversity of LeuvenLeuvenBelgium
  3. 3.Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospitals LeuvenUniversity of LeuvenLeuvenBelgium
  4. 4.BIOMATEN, Center of Excellence in Biomaterials and Tissue EngineeringMETU, Biotechnology Research UnitAnkaraTurkey

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