International Journal on Magnetic Particle Imaging
Vol 4 No 2 (2018): Int J Mag Part Imag


Novel Techniques in Instrumentation, Image Reconstruction, and Applications in Magnetic Particle Imaging

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Emine Ulku Saritas (Bilkent University)


The second issue of the fourth volume of the International Journal on Magnetic Particle Imaging (IJMPI) presents 4 papers, comprising a variety of topics in magnetic particle imaging (MPI) including instrumentation, image reconstruction, and applications. These original research papers target the need for dedicated MPI phantom preparation, enable system matrix compression and multiresolution image reconstruction, confirm the feasibility of combining high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) with MPI, and propose a novel geometry for a field free line (FFL) scanner. Int. J. Mag. Part. Imag. 4(2), 2018, Article ID: 1903001, DOI: 10.18416/IJMPI.2019.1903001

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