Electromagnetic Analysis and Design in Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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CRC Press, Sep 29, 1998 - Medical - 282 pages
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This book presents a comprehensive treatment of electromagnetic analysis and design of three critical devices for an MRI system - the magnet, gradient coils, and radiofrequency (RF) coils. Electromagnetic Analysis and Design in Magnetic Resonance Imaging is unique in its detailed examination of the analysis and design of the hardware for an MRI system. It takes an engineering perspective to serve the many scientists and engineers in this rapidly expanding field.
Chapters present:
  • an introduction to MRI
  • basic concepts of electromagnetics, including Helmholtz and Maxwell coils, inductance calculation, and magnetic fields produced by special cylindrical and spherical surface currents
  • principles for the analysis and design of gradient coils, including discrete wires and the target field method
  • analysis of RF coils based on the equivalent lumped-circuit model as well as an analysis based on the integral equation formulation
  • survey of special purpose RF coils
  • analytical and numerical methods for the analysis of electromagnetic fields in biological objects
    With the continued, active development of MRI instrumentation, Electromagnetic Analysis and Design in Magnetic Resonance Imaging presents an excellent, logically organized text - an indispensable resource for engineers, physicists, and graduate students working in the field of MRI.
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    Contents

    Introduction to Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    1
    References
    36
    A Divergence Curl Gradient and Laplacian Operations
    64
    Problems
    74
    A Modified Bessel Functions
    126
    References
    133
    Problems
    202
    RF Fields in Biological Objects
    211
    A Bessel Functions
    255
    B Spherical Bessel Functions
    263
    About the Software
    273
    Copyright

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