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University of Chicago PaleoCT Core Facility (Paleology)

University of Chicago

United States of America

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Zhe-Xi Luo

Last Updated: 12/11/2023

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Core utilizes dual tube micro X-ray computed tomography scanner for imaging specimens in fields of paleontology, comparative anatomy, evolution and development, basic biomedical studies, and research in geology and material sciences.It is equipped with 180 kV nano-focus and high power 240 kV micro-focus CT tube. This setup allows to scan very small specimens with high resolution using nano tube or dense fossils using high power tube.