Archived News – 2012

Archived News – 2012

November 27, 2012 – Xradia Announces “Scout-and-Scan” New Super Simple Control System for VersaXRM

MRS Fall, Boston, MA – November 27, 2012 – Xradia, Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of high resolution 3D X-ray microscopes, announced its new Scout-and-Scan™ Control Software for VersaXRM instruments. The new, easy-to-use control system is ideal in a multi-user setting where users have a wide variety of experience. The new control system maintains the flexibility for which the VersaXRM system is known, making set-up of scans even easier.
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November 6, 2012 – Ingrain Installs 10th Xradia X-Ray Microscope for Digital Rock Physics

Pleasanton, California, November 6, 2012 – Xradia, Inc., the leading developer and manufacturer of high-resolution 3D X-ray microscopes (XRM) for the lab, announced today that Houston-based Ingrain, a global provider of digital rocks physics services to oil and gas companies, has taken delivery of a VersaXRM-500, its tenth Xradia imaging system for characterizing core samples to optimize oil and gas production.
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November 6, 2012 – Ingrain Installs 10th Xradia X-Ray Microscope for Digital Rock Physics

Pleasanton, California, November 6, 2012 – Xradia, Inc., the leading developer and manufacturer of high-resolution 3D X-ray microscopes (XRM) for the lab, announced today that Houston-based Ingrain, a global provider of digital rocks physics services to oil and gas companies, has taken delivery of a VersaXRM-500, its tenth Xradia imaging system for characterizing core samples to optimize oil and gas production.
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November 6, 2012 – Xradia Launches “Coolest Thing You’ve Never Seen” Image & Video Contest

PLEASANTON, CA, November 6, 2012 – Xradia, Inc. is launching the first annual “Coolest Thing You’ve Never Seen” contest recognizing innovative use of 3D X-ray imaging to advance research in biology, geology, and materials science including the semiconductor industry. Winning images will be featured in Microscopy Today magazine, with the top winner in each of the four categories featured on the cover of Microscopy Today.
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October 18, 2012 – The University of Manchester Moves into the 4th Dimension

PLEASANTON, CA, October 18, 2012 – Xradia, Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of 3D X-ray microscopes for the lab and synchrotron, announced today that The University of Manchester has purchased the VersaXRM-500 3D X-ray microscope with funding from The Engineering and Physical Science Research Council for use in its advanced imaging laboratory. Manchester selected the XRM to better understand the evolution of structure over time (the fourth dimension), under varying conditions and in a wide range of scales. In particular the VersaXRM will track temporal changes at submicron scales on materials from biomaterials to new energy solutions.
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June 20, 2012 – Xradia’s Breakthrough VersaXRM 3D X-ray Microscope Garners 2012 R&D 100 Award

Pleasanton, CA, June 20, 2012 – The editors of R&D Magazine have bestowed the prestigious R&D 100 Award on Xradia’s breakthrough VersaXRM™ 3D X-ray imaging solution. Winners of the 50th Annual R&D 100 Awards honoring the 100 most technologically significant products unveiled during 2011 were announced today, recognizing innovation in diverse industry sectors such as telecommunications, high-energy physics, software, manufacturing, academia and biotechnology.
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April 24, 2012 – Los Alamos and Livermore National Laboratories Deploy Xradia’s Synchrotron-caliber X-ray Imaging for Materials Science Studies

PLEASANTON, CA, April 24, 2012 – Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have each recently deployed Xradia’s 3D X-ray microscopy solutions to increase their non-destructive materials characterization capabilities. Delivering 3D visualization down to 50 nm resolution, the UltraXRM-L200 provides synchrotron-level resolution crucial to in situ and “4D” studies of microstructural evolution, enabling “materials by design” and other breakthrough research.
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April 18, 2012 – Northwestern University and Argonne National Lab Using Breakthrough Xradia Microscopy Solution to Advance Life Science Research

Pleasanton, CA (April 18, 2012) – Researchers at Northwestern University’s Department of Radiation Oncology and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory recently deployed a new non-destructive X-ray microscopy solution from Xradia to image cryogenically preserved cells and advance studies of intra-cellular biology. Northwestern’s joint development of trace element imaging methodologies with the DOE Office of Science’s Advanced Photon Source (APS), Argonne’s synchrotron radiation facility, informs the study and potential treatment of cancer, neurological disorders and other diseases and conditions involving the accumulation of metals within cells.
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January 12, 2012 – UW leads the energy research field with high resolution micro imaging instrument

January 12, 2012 – With the installation of the most advanced high-resolution 3D X-ray microscope available, the University of Wyoming becomes the first university in the world to put this state-of-the-art tool in the hands of faculty and researchers to increase their understanding of underground reservoirs of oil and natural gas.
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