Potential of Improving MPI Performance by Magnetic Separation

  • N. Löwa
  • D. Eberbeck
  • U. Steinhoff
  • F. Wiekhorst
  • L. Trahms
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 140)

Abstract

The present article reports on the experimental results of applying magnetic separation to DDM128, a magnetic fluid very similar to Resovist ®, with superior MPI performance. Larger particle diameters are assumed to perform better in MPI signal generation. Thus particle size fractionation is expected to result in significant MPI signal enhancement. We separated DDM128 using magnetic separation at different field strengths. In the following we investigated the particle size distribution of the fractions by magnetization measurements and magnetic particle spectroscopy.

Keywords

Magnetic Particle Magnetic Separation Magnetic Fluid Particle Size Fractionation Separation Step 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Löwa
    • 1
  • D. Eberbeck
    • 1
  • U. Steinhoff
    • 1
  • F. Wiekhorst
    • 1
  • L. Trahms
    • 1
  1. 1.Physikalisch-Technische BundesanstaltBerlinGermany

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