XCT gallery

Aluminium foams

500 micron bounding box showing the plateau structures within an open cell aluminium foam

500 micron bounding box showing the plateau structures within an open cell aluminium foam (a replica of a polymer foam pre-form). [1]

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Animal bones

Tissue engineered bone from a pig orbit reconstruction

Tissue engineered bone from a pig orbit reconstruction. A PCL polymer scaffold has provided the template for bone growth, which is not visualised in the movies. The neovascular network is visible using transparent surfaces to view the internal pores. [2]

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A tissue engineered construct consisting of mineralised ingrowth (red) into a polymer scaffolding (white lattice).

A tissue engineered construct consisting of mineralised ingrowth (red) into a polymer scaffolding (white lattice). This specimen was used to evaluate bone regeneration in a pig orbit reconstruction. [3] [4]

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Bead packs

Packing of 120,000 mono-disperse spherical beads.

Packing of 120,000 mono-disperse spherical beads. [5]

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Topological distance from a central spherical bead

Topological distance from a central spherical bead. Movie shows shells at increasing topological distance. [5]

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Insects

Image of a bee brain

Image of a bee brain. [6]

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Neotrichoporoides viridimaculatus - a wasp about 2.3 mm in size

Neotrichoporoides viridimaculatus - a wasp about 2.3 mm in size.

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Biomaterials 12 weeks explant

Specimen B1. 12 weeks implantation time

Specimen B1. 12 weeks implantation time [7]

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Specimen B2. 12 weeks implantation time

Specimen B2. 12 weeks implantation time. [7]

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Biomaterials 4 weeks explant

Specimen A1. 4 weeks implantation time

Specimen A1. 4 weeks implantation time [7]

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Specimen A2. 4 weeks implantation time

Specimen A2. 4 weeks implantation time. [7]

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Fluid distributions

The residual fluid saturation in a sintered bead pack after free drainage.

The residual fluid saturation in a sintered bead pack after free drainage. Beads have been rendered transparent and were 1.63 mm in diameter. [8]

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500 micron bounding box showing films of condensate within the contacts formed by an irregular, faceted grain pack.

500 micron bounding box showing films of condensate within the contacts formed by an irregular, faceted grain pack. [1] [2]

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Human bone

Human Cortical Bone showing Haversian and Volkmann canals.

Human Cortical Bone showing Haversian and Volkmann canals. [9] [10]

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A small volume of human femoral bone (1 x 1 x 10 mm), showing the 3D morphology of Haversian canals.

A small volume of human femoral bone (1 x 1 x 10 mm), showing the 3D morphology of Haversian canals. [2]

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Polymer foam

Polymer foam

References

  1. "X-ray tomography for mesoscale physics applications", A Sakellariou, TJ Sawkins, TJ Senden, A Limaye, Physica A, 339, p152-158, 2004.
  2. "An x-ray tomography facility for quantitative prediction of mechanical and transport properties in geological, biological and synthetic systems", A Sakellariou, TJ Senden, TJ Sawkins, MA Knackstedt, ML Turner, AC Jones, M Saadatfar, RJ Roberts, A  Limaye, CH Arns, AP Sheppard and RM Sok,  in Development in X-Ray Tomography IV, edited by Ulrich Bonse, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5535 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2004) 473-484.
  3. "Analysis of 3D Bone Ingrowth into Polymer Scaffolds via Micro-computed Tomography Imaging", AC Jones, B Milthorpe, H Averdunk, A Limaye, TJ Senden, A Sakellariou, AP Sheppard, RM Sok, MA Knackstedt, A Brandwood, D Rohner, DW Hutmacher, Biomaterials, 25, p4947-4954, 2004.
  4. "Investigation of Microstructural Features in Regenerating Bone using Micro Computed Tomography", AC Jones, A Sakellariou, A Limaye, CH Arns, TJ Senden, TS Sawkins, MA Knackstedt, D Rohner, DW Hutmacher, A Brandwood, BK Milthorpe, Journal of Materials Science - Materials in Medicine, 15, p529-532, 2004.
  5. "Investigating the geometrical structure of disordered sphere packings", T Aste, M Saadatfar, A Sakellariou, TJ Senden, Physica A, 339, p16-23, 2004.
  6. "Imaging honey bee brain anatomy with X-ray micro-computed tomography", W Ribi, TJ Senden, A Sakellariou, A Limaye, S Zhang, JOURNAL, VOLUME, pAA-BB, 2007.
  7. "Assessment of Bone Ingrowth into Porous Biomaterials Using MICRO-CT", AC Jones, CH Arns, AP Sheppard, DW Hutmacher, BK Milthorpe, MA Knackstedt, Biomaterials, , submitted
  8. "Three-dimensional imaging of multiphase flow in porous media", ML Turner, L Knufing, CH Arns, A Sakellariou, TJ Senden, AP Sheppard, RM Sok, A Limaye, WV Pinczewski, MA Knackstedt, Physica A, 339, p166-17, 2004.
  9. "Analysis of 3D Bone Ingrowth into Polymer Scaffolds via Micro-computed Tomography Imaging", AC Jones, B Milthorpe, H Averdunk, A Limaye, TJ Senden, A Sakellariou, AP Sheppard, RM Sok, MA Knackstedt, A Brandwood, D Rohner, DW Hutmacher, Biomaterials, 25, p4947-4954, 2004.
  10. "Three-dimensional Analysis of Cortical Bone Structure using X-ray Micro-computed Tomography", AC Jones, AP Sheppard, RM Sok, CH Arns, A Limaye, H Averdunk, A Brandwood, A Sakellariou, TJ Senden, BK Milthorpe, MA Knackstedt, Physica A, 339, p125-130, 2004.
  11. "Virtual Materials Design: Properties of Cellular Solids Derived from 3D Tomographic Images", Mark Knackstedt, Christoph Arns, Mohammad Saadatfar, Tim Senden, Arthur Sakellariou, Adrian Sheppard, Rob Sok, Wolfgang Schrof and Helmut Steininger, ADVANCED ENGINEERING MATERIALS 2005, 7, No. 4, p238.
  12. "Micro-CT facility for imaging reservoir rocks at pore scales", A Sakellariou, TJ Sawkins, TJ Senden, CH Arns, A Limaye, AP Sheppard, RM Sok, and MA Knackstedt, SEG expanded abstracts, Wed. AM, RP2 (Rock Physics II), 2003.
  13. "Pore-Scale Characterization of Carbonates Using X-Ray Microtomography", CH Arns, F Bauget, A Limaye, A Sakellariou, TJ Senden, AP Sheppard, RM Sok, WV Pinczewski, S Bakke, LI Berge, PE Oren, MA Knackstedt; Pore-Scale Characterization of Carbonates Using X-Ray Microtomography, Society of Petroleum Engineers, 2004 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Houston, September 2004, SPE 90368:1-12.

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