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  • X-ray source: 20 – 100 kV, < 5 µm spot size at 4 W; 20W maximum power, air cooled sealed type
  • X-ray detector: 11 Mp (4032 x 2688) 14-bit cooled digital X-ray CCD 
  • camera with 1x1, 2x2, 4x4 and 8x8 binning modes
  • Spatial resolution: 2.8 – 80 µm (depends on binning modes); 5 µm spatial resolution (10% MTF)
  • Scanning space: 80 mm in diameter, >300 mm in length
  • Sample holders and scanning cassettes: 12 mm, 20 mm, 28 mm, 40 mm, 70 mm and 73 mm (in diameter)


Important note: Users are required to

1.) Pass HSEO online test for Radiation Safety (Irradiating Apparatus)

2.) Register with HSEO through the Radiation Safety Management System as a user of SkyScan 1276

3.) Apply licence for Use of Irradiating Apparatus NOT on Human Body (For scanning LIVE animals only)

Please visit here for laser safety regulations by HSEO.


Dr. Rachel Li

Scientific Officer

Dr. Eva Lau

Scientific Officer

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