Nanomaterials Core Characterization Facility

SkyScan 2214 multi-scale X-ray Nano-CT

SkyScan 2214 multi-scale X-ray Nano-CT [View Image]

Bruker SkyScan 2214 provides 3D X-ray microscopy at the nanoscale. Covers the widest range of object sizes. It opens unique possibilities for 3D imaging and exact modeling of geological materials, composite materials, Li batteries, fuel cells, electronic assemblies, as well as ex-vivo preclinical applications, like in lung imaging or tumor vascularization.

X-ray source

Open (pumped) type 20-160kV, up to 16W. X-Ray source with <0.5 microns spot size, and diamond window

X-ray detector (s)

6Mp flat-panel + 11Mp large format CCD + 11Mp mid format CCD + 8Mp hi-res CCD

Image formats

up to 8000x8000x2300 pix after a single scan

Spatial resolution

60nm smallest pixel size, <500nm low-contrast resolution (10%MTF)

Positioning accuracy

<50nm for rotation, anti-vibration granite platform with pneumatic leveling

Maximum object size

300mm in diameter (140mm scanning size), 400mm in length, maximum object weight is 25kg

Radiation safety

<1 µSv/h at any place of the instrument surface

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