MicroCT Meeting 2012
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The annual Micro-CT User Meeting took place in Brussels / Belgium from the 3rd till the 5th of April at Dolce La Hulpe  Hotel and Conference Center with 120 participants. 74 abstracts with high scientific level from 23 countries have been accepted for oral talks and posters. We thank all presenters and participants for their great contribution.
Information and Abstracts
Abstracts 2008-2012 sorted by subject: archeology, bone, dental, food, forensics, geology, human, in-vivo, material science, methods&software, pictures, plants, soft tissues, zoology&marine.  
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Frank H. Laukien, President and CEO of Bruker Corporation, addresses Micro-CT Meeting 2012


"Introduction to Bruker"





J. Alba-Tercedor, University of Granada,Spain.


"Volume rendering reconstructions of the anatomy of small aquatic beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera) scanned with the Skyscan 1172 high resolution micro-CT"

abstract in pdf- format


Sarah Faulwetter, Institute of Marine Biology and Genetics, Greece


"Investigation of contrast enhancing techniques for the application of Micro-CT in marine biodiversity studies"


  abstract in pdf- format


W.-A. Kahl, University of Bremen, Germany.

X-ray microtomography as a visualization tool for fluid-rock interaction in the oceanic crust: insights into serpentinisation and low-temperature seawater alteration

 abstract in pdf- format


R.J. van't Hof, University of Edinburgh, UK,


Analysing soft tissue calcification


abstract in pdf- format


A. Mutina, Schlumberger Moscow Research, Russia.

Micro-CT/micro-XRF study of reservoir rocks: examination of technique applicability for core analysis"


abstract in pdf- format


A. Dusad, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA.


Macromolecular Prodrug of Dexamethasone Preserves Bone in Inflammatory Arthritis: A Micro-CT Study

 abstract in pdf- format


J.P. Robinson, University of Birmingham, UK.

3D Slicer: A Free, Open Source Tool for 3D Image Registration

 abstract in pdf- format


P. Verboven, KU Leuven, Belgium.


InsideFood: X-ray CT and MRI study of watercore in apple

 abstract in pdf- format


F. D. E. Latief, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia.


“Resolution Dependency of Sandstone's Physical Properties”


 abstract in pdf- format


A. Parrilli, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Italy.

Electrochemotheraphy in bone metastases

 abstract in pdf- format


E. Plougonven, University of Liège, Belgium.


Characterisation of macadamia nuts using X-ray microtomography


abstract in pdf- format


G. Pyka, KU Leuven, Belgium

Micro-CT based characterisation of the effect of surface modification on the morphology and roughness of selective laser melted Ti6Al4V open porous structures

 abstract in pdf- format


S. Tassani, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.

“Prediction of Trabecular Fracture Zone”

 abstract in pdf- format


Ting Yue Yu, University of Birmingham, UK

Three Dimensional Analysis of Cardiovascular Development in Mouse Embryos Using Micro-CT

 abstract in pdf- format


D. Chappard, IRIS-IBS CHU d'Angers, France

A botulinum toxin injection induces micro and macroarchitectural changes at the tibia in the growing rat"

 abstract in pdf- format


A. Nadeev, Schlumberger Moscow Research, Russia.

Visualization of phases inside porous medium with X-ray microCT"

 abstract in pdf- format


M. Sandholzer, University of Birmingham, UK.

Heat-induced alterations of dental tissues: Implications for the identification of fire victims

 abstract in pdf- format


A. Buyuksungur, METU Center of Excellence in Biomaterials, Turkey

“Poly (L-Lactic Acid) - Based Meniscus Tissue Engineering”

 abstract in pdf- format


G. Vande Velde, KU Leuven, Belgium

“Monitoring of Cryptococcus lung infection with micro-CT and micro-MRI”

abstract in pdf- format


S. Claes, KU Leuven, Belgium

Upscaling in complex carbonate reservoirs by using a combined CT-scanning approach

abstract in pdf- format


S. Ciattini, Universita di Firenze, Italy.

Anatomical investigation of pernambuco wood sticks used to manufacture bows for strings instruments

 abstract in pdf- format


O. Ersoy, Nigde University, Turkey.

A more advantageous and reliable alternative method than widely used anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility (AMS) for determination of vent locations of ignimbrites: X-ray tomography (micro-CT)

abstract in pdf- format


S. Chevallier, ONIRIS, France

X-ray microtomography to characterize the microstructure of bakery products

 abstract in pdf- format


N. Dal Ferro, University of Padova, Italy

A comparison of 2D and 3D approach for quantifying the pore size distribution in soil aggregates

 abstract in pdf- format


F. van Gent, Molecular Small Animal Imaging Center, Leuven, Belgium.

"Multi-modality approach to ameliorate stereotactic brain surgery planning in rodents

abstract in pdf- format


B. Putlitz, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

Applications of μCT in metamorphic and igneous petrology

 abstract in pdf- format


G. Kerckhofs, KU Leuven, Belgium

Contrast-enhanced nanofocus computed tomography: a powerful technique enabling the combined visualization of the tissue architecture of cartilage and bone

 abstract will be uploaded later


C. de Bien, U. Liege, Belgium.

Development of a biomechanical model of deer antler cancellous bone based on X-ray microtomographic images

 abstract in pdf- format


R. Nagata, State University of Londrina, Brazil.

Skyscan 1172 applied to investigate multiphase fluid in samples porous structure

 abstract in pdf- format


E. Perilli, Flinders University South Australia.

Vertebral bone volume measured by micro-CT and bone mineral density measured by DXA: relation to failure load assessed experimentally

 abstract in pdf- format


G. van Dalen, Unilever Research & development, The Netherlands.

"2D & 3D particle size analysis of micro-CT images”

 abstract in pdf- format


E. Van de Casteele, Medical Image Computing, ESAT/PSI, Belgium.


“Multiscale lung imaging"


 abstract in pdf- format


S. Botter, University Hospital Balgrist, Switzerland.

In vivo micro-computed tomography can visualize and quantify osteosarcoma primary tumor growth and pulmonary metastases over time.

 abstract in pdf- format


C. Geeroms, KU Leuven, Belgium


Micro-CT as an evaluation tool for first line screening of the bone forming capacity of human periosteum-derived cells in nude mice


abstract in pdf- format


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