What is 3D X-ray Microscopy?

3D X-ray microscopy (XRM) is a non-destructive imaging technique that provides internal 3D information for specimens from energy materials to shale rock to biological samples. It covers a range of length scales from submicron to nanoscale resolution and allows quantitative analysis of 3D specimen microstructure.

Carl Zeiss X-ray Microscopy (formerly Xradia, Inc.) provides the world's most advanced laboratory based 3D X-ray microscopes, enabling you to visualize and quantify the internal structure of your samples without destroying them. ZEISS 3D X-ray microscopes offer the highest resolution and best contrast in the world (down to 50 nm on the nanoscale instrument) for your lab. These capabilities are critically important for a variety of fields:
 

  • Materials Science: Visualize and quantify microstructural evolution in next generation energy materials with in situ & 4D imaging
  • Oil & Gas: See fine pores in 3D in shale or carbonates for Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Electronic Materials: Non-destructively image voids and failures in 3D packages
  • Life Sciences: Virtually dissect and explore biological samples in 3D

     

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Unique capabilities of 3D X-ray Microscopy:
 

  • Non-destructive 3D imaging down to 50 nm resolution for true nanoscale CT
  • In situ and 4D (over time, under varying conditions) research capabilities 
  • Correlative imaging: bridge the gap between light, micro CT, XRM and electron microscopy
  • Zernike phase and absorption contrast for a wide variety of materials 
  • 3D nanoscale imaging under load for mechanical testing: compression, tension and indentation 
  • Unique ZEISS X-ray optics
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