6. Carbon Nanotube X-Ray for Dynamic Micro-CT Imaging of Small Animal Models

  1. Xiaoyuan Chen5,6
  1. Otto Zhou1,
  2. Guohua Cao2,
  3. Yueh Z. Lee3 and
  4. Jianping Lu4

Published Online: 25 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch6

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

How to Cite

Zhou, O., Cao, G., Lee, Y. Z. and Lu, J. (2011) Carbon Nanotube X-Ray for Dynamic Micro-CT Imaging of Small Animal Models, in Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging (ed X. Chen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford and Bio-X Program, Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

  2. 6

    Laboratory for Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Curriculum in Applied Sciences and Engineering, and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Physics and Astronomy and Department of Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Curriculum in Applied Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470521151

Online ISBN: 9780470767047

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Keywords:

  • carbon nanotube X-ray for dynamic micro-CT imaging - of small animal models;
  • dynamic micro-CT based on CNT X-ray technology - design of micro-CT scanner, using CNT microfocus X-ray technology at UNC;
  • novel X-ray source technology - from academic curiosity, to industrial development and production (MBFEX tube from XinRay Systems)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Carbon Nanotube Field Emission X-Ray

  • Dynamic Micro-CT Based on the CNT X-Ray Technology

  • Conclusion and Future Direction

  • Acknowledgment

  • References