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MicroCT Learning Lunch Series:

  1. (Mar. 4h, 2021MicroCT Imaging to Uncover the Internal Structural Responses of Specimens Under Mechanical Loading
  2. (Dec. 4th, 2019) Introducing our NEW µCT45 scanner featuring a 20-sample holder carousel
  3. (Jun. 13th, 2019) µCT 101: How to get most out of your scans
  4. (Jan. 25th, 2018) µCT 101: How to get most out of your scans
  5. (Jan. 17th, 2018) µCT 101: How to get most out of your scans
  6. (Oct. 18th, 2017) In Vivo µCT Imaging of Rodents

Video Tutorials:

Our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzznR9Fdv-3kjEX7miwsi0A/

µCT scan setup:
  1. How to set up a scan on μCT35 (PDF download) (Video download)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUt0QqIYJ80
  2. Demo: How to set up a scan on μCT45 (Recommended: Carousel version)
    (PDF download) (Video download)
    Note: To use this Carousel version, please remove the sample holder on the rotation stage.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzIfffR5XyE
  3. Demo: How to set up a scan on μCT45 (Non-carousel version) (PDF download) (Video download)
    Note: To use this Non-carousel version, please remove all sample holders on the carousel.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEoLn1i9EjE
  4. How to set up an ex vivo scan on VivaCT40 (PDF download) (Video download)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxvTV4bv0sw
  5. How to set up an ex vivo scan on VivaCT80 (PDF download) (Video download)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdQYWwjuIXM
µCT viewing & analysis:
  1. How to use "microCT Analysis" computers (PDF download) (Video download)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHHcB6KJJe4
  2. Tutorial for cropping, exporting, and requesting microCT images (PDF download) (Video download)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umRF6ODcQqQ
  3. Tutorial for 3D display of microCT images (PDF download) (Video download)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdQS041rgR8
  4. Tutorial for cortical bone analysis (mouse tibia midshaft) (PDF download) (Video download)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4OE9X8Bkwg

Instruction Documents:

  1. MicroCT Core Online Training (PPT download)
  2. Instructions for File Download, Tape Retrieval and MicroCT Sample Database (PDF download)
    MicroCT File Request Form (Excel download)
    Tape Retrieval Request Form (Excel download)
  3. Instructions for Sample Realignment /Reorientation (PDF download)
    Sample Realignment (Reorientation) Request Form (Excel download)
  4. MicroCT Troubleshooting Guide (PDF download)
  5. How to rotate the GOBJ contour (PDF download)

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