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Methodology of magnetic resonance imaging

  • R. R. Ernst (a1)

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A survey of magnetic resonance imaging techniques is presented. Emphasis is put on the basic types of measurement procedures rather than, discussing all variants proposed so far. The general experimental procedure consists of two phases, the preconditioning period and the image formation period. While the preconditioning period determines the image contrast, the image formation process is responsible for image resolution. Means to improve sensitivity and to minimize measurement time are discussed.

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