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Abstract #1799

Benchtop Measurements of Gradient Induced Heating

William Bradfield Handler1, Chad Tyler Harris1, Blaine Alexander Chronik1

1Physics & Astronomy, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

The heating of a metal due to an oscillating magnetic field has been characterized to better understand the effects of gradient heating of implants and devices used inside the scanner bore. The results can guide the engineering of implants and devices, and there safe use within the MR environment.