Low-field magnetic resonance imaging of gases

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This is the final report of a six-month, Laboratory-Directed Research and Development (LDRD) project at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The main goal of this project was to develop the capability to conduct low-field magnetic resonance imaging of hyper-polarized noble gas nuclei and of thermally polarized protons in water. The authors constructed a versatile low-field NMR system using a SQUID gradiometer detector inside a magnetically shielded room. This device has sufficient low-field sensitivity to detect the small signals associated with NMR at low magnetic fields.

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Schmidt, D.M. & Espy, M.A. November 1, 1998.

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This is the final report of a six-month, Laboratory-Directed Research and Development (LDRD) project at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The main goal of this project was to develop the capability to conduct low-field magnetic resonance imaging of hyper-polarized noble gas nuclei and of thermally polarized protons in water. The authors constructed a versatile low-field NMR system using a SQUID gradiometer detector inside a magnetically shielded room. This device has sufficient low-field sensitivity to detect the small signals associated with NMR at low magnetic fields.

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7 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE99000813

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  • Other Information: PBD: [1998]

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  • Other: DE99000813
  • Report No.: LA-UR--98-2099
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/674672 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 674672
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc704306

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Schmidt, D.M. & Espy, M.A. Low-field magnetic resonance imaging of gases, report, November 1, 1998; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc704306/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.