Posted in | News | Microscopy

Two National Laboratories Install Xradia’s 3D X-Ray Imaging Systems

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) have each installed the UltraXRM-L200, Xradia’s lab-based microscope that delivers three-dimensional visualization at a resolution down to 50 nm.

The UltraXRM-L200

With the installation of this 3D X-ray imaging solution, LLNL and LANL have further improved their capability for non-destructive material characterization. The advanced microscope delivers synchrotron-level resolution critical to 4D and in situ analyses of microstructural evolution, thus facilitating materials by design and other advanced research studies.

LLNL and LANL researchers conduct key material evolution and composition research for academia and government agencies. With the help of the UltraXRM-L200, they can now characterize dynamic microstructural properties under different conditions over time to understand biological advancements like joint replacements, sophisticated fusion methods utilized in advanced energy initiatives, design of materials utilized in global and national security.

The UltraXRM-L200 is the first-of-its-kind lab-based 3D X-ray microscope that provides ultra-high spatial resolution. With Zernike phase contrast imaging and Xradia's precision X-ray focusing optics, the microscope delivers consistent volumetric data down to 50 nm, which is otherwise possible only by cross-sectioning or by other destructive methods.

Scientists can take benefits from the in situ and 4D capabilities of the 3D X-ray microscope to explore microstructural changes with respect to time and subject specimens to different external conditions, including temperature, impact, and force, for evaluation of composition and deterioration. Design and evolution can be predicted and simulated accurately and efficiently by integrating physical imaging with computational assessments.

Source: http://www.xradia.com

Citations

Please use one of the following formats to cite this article in your essay, paper or report:

  • APA

    Choi, Andy. (2019, February 28). Two National Laboratories Install Xradia’s 3D X-Ray Imaging Systems. AZoOptics. Retrieved on April 16, 2024 from https://www.azooptics.com/News.aspx?newsID=15440.

  • MLA

    Choi, Andy. "Two National Laboratories Install Xradia’s 3D X-Ray Imaging Systems". AZoOptics. 16 April 2024. <https://www.azooptics.com/News.aspx?newsID=15440>.

  • Chicago

    Choi, Andy. "Two National Laboratories Install Xradia’s 3D X-Ray Imaging Systems". AZoOptics. https://www.azooptics.com/News.aspx?newsID=15440. (accessed April 16, 2024).

  • Harvard

    Choi, Andy. 2019. Two National Laboratories Install Xradia’s 3D X-Ray Imaging Systems. AZoOptics, viewed 16 April 2024, https://www.azooptics.com/News.aspx?newsID=15440.

Tell Us What You Think

Do you have a review, update or anything you would like to add to this news story?

Leave your feedback
Your comment type
Submit

While we only use edited and approved content for Azthena answers, it may on occasions provide incorrect responses. Please confirm any data provided with the related suppliers or authors. We do not provide medical advice, if you search for medical information you must always consult a medical professional before acting on any information provided.

Your questions, but not your email details will be shared with OpenAI and retained for 30 days in accordance with their privacy principles.

Please do not ask questions that use sensitive or confidential information.

Read the full Terms & Conditions.