MTL News Archives for 2015

Velasquez Group's work on advanced X-ray sources is featured in Scientific American Español

June 24, 2015

From Scientific American Español: At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a research group lead by a Colombian-American is developing a revolutionary X-ray source that, for medical applications, allows capturing detailed images of veins and arteries without contrast media.


A new -and more capable- X-ray source emerges from Nanotechnology. Low-cost, quasi-monochromatic X-ray sources based on a micro/nanosystem approach developed at MIT enable the generation of absorption images of soft tissue structures without contrast media.

Read the full story here/Lea toda la historia aquí (in Spanish/en Espanol)