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The Intricacies of MRI Magnets


26 May, 2011 | MRI

The MRI magnet is the largest and the most expensive component of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging System. The Three Main MRI Magnet Types In general, there are three main types of magnets used in MRI systems: resistive, permanent and superconducting. Resistive MRI magnets are wound around a cylinder and create a magnetic field when electricity [...]