An x-space magnetic particle imaging scanner

Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720-1762, USA.
The Review of scientific instruments (Impact Factor: 1.58). 03/2012; 83(3):033708. DOI: 10.1063/1.3694534
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ABSTRACT Magnetic particle imaging (MPI) is an imaging modality with great promise for high-contrast, high-sensitivity imaging of iron oxide tracers in animals and humans. In this paper, we present the first x-space MPI hardware and reconstruction software; show experimentally measured signals; detail our reconstruction technique; and present images of resolution and "angiography" phantoms.

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