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Yang, Wu Qiang University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Manchester, United Kingdom.
- Sensor and system hardware
- Image reconstruction
- Industrial applications
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Capacitance tomography is a relatively new imaging technique used to visualize the distribution of dielectric materials (that is, electrical insulators) for industrial applications. In the literature, it is often referred to as electrical capacitance tomography (ECT). In principle, ECT is similar to medical computerized tomography (CT), which is commonly used in hospitals for diagnostic purposes. However, there are some major differences between an industrial ECT system and a medical CT scanner (see table).
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