Applications

Non-Destructive Testing

Tough, light and reliable materials are the key for many of developments. Identification of defects, impurities or cracks in these materials is therefore important. X-ray imaging is a tool used for these purposes for a long time. However, the standard imaging technology was tuned mostly for metals. Therefore, the traditional X-ray imaging systems fail in case of modern light materials such as composites. The novel materials therefore call for nov...

Small Animal Spectral Imaging

Cancer research, bio-mechanics, drug testing are just few examples where X-ray imaging contributes to the research in biology and medicine. Until recent, synchotrons were typically the place to go to do much of this imaging. Nowadays, the photon counting detectors start changing this stereotype. The energy sensitivity of modern cameras further opens possibilities to better identify individual types of tissue. That has important consequences for e...

Mining and geology

Resources mined from Earth fuel our society. However, efficient, eco-friendly mining is a must if we want to keep the economy and society sustainable. Cheap, fast exploration for mineral resources is required. Geology is a tool to understand our planet and also to help find resources still undiscovered. ...

Authentication of art

Study and characterization of art pieces, namely paintings, using X-ray imaging is becoming an increasingly important area. It is useful for galleries, museums and collectors to improve conservation and preservation methods. It is important for art buyers to reliably authenticate the works. The advanced X-ray imaging techniques provide detailed data for insurance companies to assess risks involved in transportation of art. ...

X-ray microscopy

X-ray microscopy offers very high resolution radiography or computed tomography images of the samples. Advacam's photon counting cameras are able to enhance the quality and resolution of the images while speeding up the imaging process. The spectral imaging capability can be utilised to discriminate the inspected materials and highlight regions of interest from the background....

Other applications

Advacam offers cameras and solutions for multiple other application such as electron microscopy, crystallography, neutron imaging, charged particle tracking and dosimetry for cancer therapy. In addition, number of cameras are being used in the basic research, such as at CERN's LHC accelerator, and for education of radiation and its properties in schools and universities. ...

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