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Microfocus X-ray Computer Tomography in Materials Research

M. WEVERS, P. DE MEESTER
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,
Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering,
W. de Croylaan 2,
3001 Leuven, Belgium
R. SWENNEN
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,
Department of Geology, Fysico-chemical Geology
Celestijnenlaan 200C,
3001 Leuven,
Belgium
Scientific researchers: M. Van Geet, H. Van Oosterwyck, and A.-H. Benouali
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Introduction.

Optimising techniques to enhance mCT images and to reduce artifacts.

Microfocus computer tomography in sedimetary geology.

Microfocus computer tomography for research on bone remodelling around biomedical implants.

Microfocus computer tomography of aluminium foams and electronic components.

Conclusions.

Acknowledgements:

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