International Journal on Magnetic Particle Imaging
Vol 1 No 1 (2015): Int J Mag Part Imag

Research Articles

Launching the new Journal on Magnetic Particle Imaging

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Tobias Knopp (UKE Hamburg)


In this editorial, we introduce the new International Journal on Magnetic Particle Imaging (IJMPI) that will be a future platform for publishing high quality research articles on MPI. This journal has its origins in the International Workshop on Magnetic Particle Imaging (IWMPI), which is a unique annual meeting where the scientific MPI community discusses recent highlights of their research. The scope of the IJMPI ranges from imaging sequences and reconstruction over scanner instrumentation and particle developments to pre-clinical and clinical applications. Journal articles will be published online with open access under a Creative Commons License. We encourage the submission of research papers within the scope of the IJMPI from now on in order to share ideas and experiences with a focussed audience. 

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