Instruments


Bruker Skyscan 2211 – Multi-Scale X-ray nano-CT system

X-ray sourceopen (pumped) type 10-190kV, 10W max. with standard Be window, 25W max. with optional diamond window
X-ray detector6Mp flat-panel (3Mp in two offset positions) + 11Mp cooled CCD; both – 14 bit, >66dB dynamic range
Image formatsup to 8000x8000x2300 pix after a single scan; rec. time is 90 sec for 2Kx2Kx1K or 9min for 4Kx4Kx2K pix
Positioning accuracy<50nm for rotation during scanning, integrated anti-vibration natural granite platform with pneumatic leveling
Spatial resolution100nm smallest pixel size (isotropic), 600nm low-contrast resolution (10%MTF)
Maximum object sizescanning area 204mm in diameter, 200mm in length, maximum object weight – 25kg
Radiation safety<1µSv / h at any point on the instrument surface

IT

CT Scanner IT Hardware equipment:

Workstation A (Data Acquisition): Dell Precision T7610 Computer with two Intel Xeon CPU E5-2687W v2 @3.4GHz and 128 GB of installed RAM.

  • One NVidia Quadro K4000 Display Adapter
  • Configured for fast CPU based reconstruction with Bruker InstaRecon software.

Workstation B (Data Analysis): Innosense Computer with a Super micro X9DAE7 dual CPU Motherboard providing space for maximum 256GB RAM equipped with one Intel Xeon Ten-Core E5-2680v2, 2.8 GHz Processor and 128 GB of ECC RAM.

  • Two NVidia GeForce GTX Titan Black Graphic Processing Units interconnected with the scalable link interface (SLI) as well as 10TB (RAID0) Hard disk for local data storage.

Workstation C and D (Data Analysis): Dell Computer with a MSI 7881-001R Motherboard  providing space for maximum 128 GB of RAM equipped with one Intel i7 5960X processor overclocked @ 3.2 GHz connected to a Corsair closed water cooling system and 64 GB installed DDR4 RAM.

  • Two NVidia GeForce GTX Titan Black Graphic Processing Units interconnected with the scalable link interface (SLI) and 10 TB of Hard disk space (RAID0) for fast local data storage.

Server for Data storage: DALCO r2264i4 2U Rackmount Server with 40 TB of storage space RAID6 configuration with included Battery Backup.

  • One Intel X520-DA2 2 Port 10G SFP network controller with a throughput of 100 MB/sec.
Software

 

NRecon
CtAn
CTVox
CTVol
Avizo
Amira