By Topic

An inverse approach to the design of MRI main magnets

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Thompson, M.R. ; Dept. of Phys., Case Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH, USA ; Brown, R.W. ; Srivastava, V.C.

We present a new method for the design of MRI main magnets, based on a variational approach with constraints introduced by Lagrange multipliers. The extrema are located with a combination of analytical and numerical techniques. This method has been tested in the design of non-shielded and actively-shielded magnets. Several representative designs are given. The method is very flexible, having been applied also to the investigation of gradient coils, and could be adapted to the design of other static and quasi-static field systems. It may also be used to consider alternate geometries

Published in:

Magnetics, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:30 ,  Issue: 1 )