Welcome to the IMCL project website.
We are developing novel scanning
systems, reconstruction algorithms,
and high-performance software
for non-destructive testing.
Iterative Methods for Computed Laminography (IMCL) is a joint research project of the Institute for Applied Mathematics and the Chair of Computer Graphics of Saarland University together with the X-Ray Technology Development Center of the Fraunhofer Institute for Non-Destructive Testing.
Standard 3D Computed Tomography (3D-CT) is an established technique both in medicine and non-destructive industrial testing. However, some very important and safety-critical objects, like airplane wings, printed circuit boards or fiber-reinforced lighweight construction structures cannot be appropriately examined using 3D-CT.
We are building a novel pipeline based on Computed Laminography(CL) to allow for a robust and reliable non-destructive testing of these objects, drawing on the excellence of our team in industrial engineering, mathematical algorithm development and highly-efficient parallel software implementations.