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Abstract #1832

A Single Magnet Fast Field-Cycling MRI System with Detection at 0.5T

Gareth Reynold Davies1, Kerrin James Pine1, David John Lurie1, Fred Goldie2

1Bio-medical Physics, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom; 2Tesla Engineering Ltd., Storrington, United Kingdom

We are studying the unique contrast that is available from the variation of proton relaxation in different magetic field strengths. This is accessable through the use of fast field cycling magnet systems which can switch form zero field to 0.5 T, and anywhere in between, in 15 ms.