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Ultra-Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering (USAXS) Imaging of Human and Artificial Tissues

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Lyle E. Levine

Abstract

USAXS imaging is a high-contrast imaging techniquebeing developed by NIST researchers. It providesdirect images of the shapes and three-dimensionalarrangement of the scattering objects within a samplethat is unobtainable using conventional x-ray imagingmethods. USAXS imaging, combined with USAXSanalysis, provides information on the size distributions,shapes, and three-dimensional arrangements of scatteringobjects. When applied to human and artificialtissues, these techniques improve the understanding ofthese materials and assist in the development of newman-made biomaterials. The goal of this research isnondestructive observation of the critical structuresresponsible for the properties of natural and man-madetissues.
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Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -

Citation

Levine, L. (2008), Ultra-Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering (USAXS) Imaging of Human and Artificial Tissues, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed May 24, 2024)

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Created October 16, 2008