Magnetic Carrier for Hyperpolarized 13 C Sample Transfer from DNP Polarizer to MR Scanner
Hong Shang 1 , Timothy Skloss 2 , Cornelius vonMorze 1 , Lucas Carvajal 1 , Mark Van Criekinge 1 , Peder E.Z. Larson 1 , Ralph Hurd 3 , and Daniel B. Vigneron 1
Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF, San
Francisco, California, United States,
Healthcare, Wisconsin, United States,
Healthcare, California, United States
A specialized magnetic carrier was constructed to supply
a suitable magnetic field(> 50 G) to preserve the
polarization during hyperpolarized sample transfer,
especially for hyperpolarized C-13 urea. It improved the
SNR measured in the MR scanner by 2 fold for C-13 urea
in our experimental tests.
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