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Title: X-ray tomographic image magnification process, system and apparatus therefor

Abstract

A computerized three-dimensional x-ray tomographic microscopy system is disclosed, comprising: a) source means for providing a source of parallel x-ray beams, b) staging means for staging and sequentially rotating a sample to be positioned in the path of the c) x-ray image magnifier means positioned in the path of the beams downstream from the sample, d) detecting means for detecting the beams after being passed through and magnified by the image magnifier means, and e) computing means for analyzing values received from the detecting means, and converting the values into three-dimensional representations. Also disclosed is a process for magnifying an x-ray image, and apparatus therefor.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [3];  [3];  [3];  [4]
  1. (Danville, CA)
  2. (Dortmund, DE)
  3. (Livermore, CA)
  4. (Waltrop, DE)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
868926
Patent Number(s):
5245648
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) LLNL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
x-ray; tomographic; image; magnification; process; apparatus; computerized; three-dimensional; microscopy; disclosed; comprising; source; means; providing; parallel; beams; staging; sequentially; rotating; sample; positioned; path; magnifier; downstream; detecting; passed; magnified; computing; analyzing; values; received; converting; representations; magnifying; x-ray image; x-ray beams; means positioned; source means; x-ray beam; staging means; detecting means; x-ray tomographic; parallel x-ray; ray beams; /378/

Citation Formats

Kinney, John H., Bonse, Ulrich K., Johnson, Quintin C., Nichols, Monte C., Saroyan, Ralph A., Massey, Warren N., and Nusshardt, Rudolph. X-ray tomographic image magnification process, system and apparatus therefor. United States: N. p., 1993. Web.
Kinney, John H., Bonse, Ulrich K., Johnson, Quintin C., Nichols, Monte C., Saroyan, Ralph A., Massey, Warren N., & Nusshardt, Rudolph. X-ray tomographic image magnification process, system and apparatus therefor. United States.
Kinney, John H., Bonse, Ulrich K., Johnson, Quintin C., Nichols, Monte C., Saroyan, Ralph A., Massey, Warren N., and Nusshardt, Rudolph. Fri . "X-ray tomographic image magnification process, system and apparatus therefor". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/868926.
@article{osti_868926,
title = {X-ray tomographic image magnification process, system and apparatus therefor},
author = {Kinney, John H. and Bonse, Ulrich K. and Johnson, Quintin C. and Nichols, Monte C. and Saroyan, Ralph A. and Massey, Warren N. and Nusshardt, Rudolph},
abstractNote = {A computerized three-dimensional x-ray tomographic microscopy system is disclosed, comprising: a) source means for providing a source of parallel x-ray beams, b) staging means for staging and sequentially rotating a sample to be positioned in the path of the c) x-ray image magnifier means positioned in the path of the beams downstream from the sample, d) detecting means for detecting the beams after being passed through and magnified by the image magnifier means, and e) computing means for analyzing values received from the detecting means, and converting the values into three-dimensional representations. Also disclosed is a process for magnifying an x-ray image, and apparatus therefor.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1993},
month = {1}
}

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