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µ-VIS: Multidisciplinary, Multiscale, Microtomographic Volume Imaging

Nikon Med-X (alpha)

- New horizons in biomedical imaging -

Nikon Med-X (alpha) - delivery
Nikon Med-X (alpha) - delivery

This is the first prototype machine of Nikon's new Med-X series. This scanner is designed as an imaging research tool for biology and medicine and can be used for non-destructive radiographical and tomographical inspection of biomedically relevant specimens. The instrument was commisioned in August, 2016 and is now hosted at the Biomedical Imaging Unit at Southampton Genera Hospital.

In a nutshell:

‣ 130 kVp X-Ray source
‣ optimised for biomedical imaging
‣ standard reflection target(~2µm spot)
‣ 2 x 2k flat panel detector
‣ samples up to ~300 mm and up to 15 kg

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Nikon Med-X (alpha) - 130kVp

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