Magnetic field gradient system for nuclear magnetic resonance microimaging

  • E. R. Andrew
  • B. A. Inglis
  • M. Kempka
  • T. Mareci
  • E. Szcześniak
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Abstract

In this study we present an orthogonal magnetic field gradient system for nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) microimaging applications. The construction details are given for a prototype assembly for proton microscopy inside a 50-mm vertical bore magnet, which is designed to fit into a commercial 300-MHz NMR probe. This system has been used to acquire images of the human spinal cordin vitro. Its performance has been evaluated and compared to that predicted by computer simulation.

Keywords

magnetic field gradient nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) microscopy spinal cord imaging microimaging proton microscopy human spinal cord 

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© Chapman & Hall 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. R. Andrew
    • 1
    • 2
  • B. A. Inglis
    • 3
  • M. Kempka
    • 1
  • T. Mareci
    • 3
  • E. Szcześniak
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyUniversity of FloridaUSA
  3. 3.Centerfor Structural Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA
  4. 4.Department of PhysicsAdam Mickiewicz UniversityPoznańPoland

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