Singapore Synchrotron Light Source

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PCIT: Phase Contrast Imaging and Tomography

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PCIT Specification
Techniques Phase Contrast Imaging (2D) and Tomography (3D) additionaly X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy
Energy range 4-12 keV white beam

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Distance source-sample aproximately 17 m
Spatial resolution nominal 1 µm
Maximum field of view 3 mm by 2 mm
Motorised stage Kohzu goniometer with 10 axis of freedom including 4 tilts, 5 translations and 1 rotation 1 µm and 0.01° precision
Conversion X-ray to visible photons CdWO4 scintillator
Detector CoolSNAP HQ2 CCD camera
Microscope AZ100 Nikon Multizoom 1x – 8x