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Contact: Claus Habfast
European Synchrotron Radiation Facility

Comparison with CT Scanner

Caption: This image shows a comparison of a classical computer tomography (CT) scan (left) with a scan using synchrotron microtomography at the ESRF (right). The much higher resolution and contrast are clearly visible. The lower part depicts a zoom-in view of an area which on the upper part is indicated with a square. This area includes a tooth and a cavity in the skull.

Credit: ESRF/P. Tafforeau

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