Artifacts in Micro-CT

  • Kaan Orhan
  • Karla de Faria Vasconcelos
  • Hugo Gaêta-Araujo


The use of micro-CT in medicine and engineering is getting quite popular in the research field. Micro-CT and its applications in dentistry, medicine, tissue engineering, aerospace engineering, geology, and material and civil engineering are a growing demand. Along with this demand, challenges with micro-CT imaging also come together especially in terms of scanning protocols and artifacts. This chapter focuses mainly on main causes of artifacts in micro-CT and how to minimize or eliminate them.


Micro-CT Artifacts Beam hardening Reconstruction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaan Orhan
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Karla de Faria Vasconcelos
    • 4
  • Hugo Gaêta-Araujo
    • 5
  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.Faculty of Medicine, OMFS IMPATH Research Group, Department of Imaging and PathologyUniversity of LeuvenAnkaraTurkey
  5. 5.Department of Oral Diagnosis, Area of Oral RadiologyPiracicaba Dental School, University of CampinasPiracicabaBrazil

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