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Using Low Energy X-ray for Agriculture & Food Quality Control

21st May, 2020

Ensuring that seed germination occurs at the same time requires systematic inspection / selection of seeds. Tomato seeds below imaged at <20kV combined with 16 megapixel resolution are key parameters to scan through massive amounts of specimens with reliable fail / pass discrimination criterion. Geometric magnification combined with phase contrast effects unveils folding structure embedded in the seed down to few microns resolution.

Tomato seeds 20kV magnifified

Tomato seeds in tray 20kV












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Tomato seed magnified

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