J. Thomas Vaughan1, Bert Wang2, Djaudat Idiyatullin1, Sung-min Sohn1, Albert Jang1, Lance DelaBarre1, and Michael Garwood1
1Center for Magnetic Resonance Research - University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, United States, 2Wang NMR, Inc, Livermore, CA, United States
Critical magnet, imaging physics, RF and gradient
technology were built and tested to demonstrate the feasibility of a portable 1.5T
MRI system for imaging the brain in real world environments. Feasibility is demonstrated.