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Micro Photonics is a leader of Micro-Computed Tomography (microCT) technology, representing and serving Skyscan microCT systems in the USA and Mexico.
Micro Photonics is a leader of Micro-Computed Tomography (microCT) technology, representing and serving Skyscan microCT systems in the USA and Mexico.

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Over 7 million liters of beer are consumed, endless parades are held, delicious specialty foods are consumed, and traditional lederhosen are worn; these are only a few highlights of Oktoberfest, one of the world's largest festivals.  Originating in Bavaria, Germany, the festival also includes rides, bands, brewery tents and of course, commencement by tapping of the first beer keg by the mayor of Munich. What started out in 1810 as the celebration of a royal wedding in Munich, the festival is now celebrated annually and even internationally with multiple countries having their own versions of the festival. Interestingly, one little cone-shaped...

https://www.microphotonics.com/Hops%20Flower
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If imitation is truly the sincerest form of flattery, we should find seahorses overjoyed, along with spiders, snakes and sea cucumbers; other participants of the biomimicry effort.  Known as the unique equine bony fish of the sea, seahorses possess several distinctive qualities from other creatures, particularly in that the males endure impregnation and labor.  They are not known for their motility, in fact, they are poor swimmers.  However, seahorses can significantly aid in the creation of flexible robotic arms.  The key lies in their... 

 https://www.microphotonics.com/Seahorse
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Since this Saturday marks the 4th of July, we wanted to join in the celebration. As most people go to see a fireworks show during this time of the year, we decided to have our own celebration a little early. Our warmup to the holiday involved scanning a sparkler. With a burning interest to learn more, a little research, and microCT scanning we bring to light...

Read More: https://www.microphotonics.com/Sparkler
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Here are the 2D slices from the micro-CT scan of the feather. We also created a 3D model which is posted on youtube as well. The feather was scan...
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Happy Holidays everyone! Our Christmas gift to you all: Check this 3D CT image of a Candy Cane:

http://www.microphotonics.com/default.aspx?pageid=1300

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