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== Superconducting Magnet System ==
 
== Superconducting Magnet System ==
 
[[File:MR Vivarium 2.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
 
[[File:MR Vivarium 2.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
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''' 7T horizontal superconducting magnet, Pharmascan 70/16 AS, ''Bruker Biospin MRI GmpH'' '''
 
''' 7T horizontal superconducting magnet, Pharmascan 70/16 AS, ''Bruker Biospin MRI GmpH'' '''
 
* Magnetic screening: active
 
* Magnetic screening: active
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* Liquid Helium hold-time: > 100 days
 
* Liquid Helium hold-time: > 100 days
 
* Liquid Nitrogen hold-time: > 14 days
 
* Liquid Nitrogen hold-time: > 14 days
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''' Actively shielded gradient system BGA-9A HP with a full set of 2nd order shims '''
 
''' Actively shielded gradient system BGA-9A HP with a full set of 2nd order shims '''
 
* Inner diameter 90 mm
 
* Inner diameter 90 mm
 
* Gradient strength: 760 mT/m at 200 A
 
* Gradient strength: 760 mT/m at 200 A
 
* Max. linear slew rate: 6840 T/m/s
 
* Max. linear slew rate: 6840 T/m/s
* Rise time to Gmax: > 80μs at 150 V
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* Duty cycle, max simultaneous DC current: 3x46 A
* High-power gradient amplifier: 300 V / 200 A
 
* Shim power supply for z<sup>2</sup> shim
 
* Gradient chiller system
 
  
  
 
== Spectrometer Electronics ==
 
== Spectrometer Electronics ==
''' RF Electronics '''
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* Avance AV electronics
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''' Avance III Electronics '''
* Digital single channel frequency synthesizer
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* Automatic hardware recognition system for basic system components like amplifiers and RF coils.
* RF modulators for one channel
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* RF Preamplifiers for Protons
* RF amplifer for 1H/19F nuclei, 300 W
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** 1H low noise preamplifier including T/R switch
* Digital receiver channel system
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** Active detuning device
* HADC/2 16 bit, 2 MHz sample rate (1 MHz bandwidth)
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* RF quadrature combiner
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* RF tune/match adapter
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* RF interface adapter for operation of home-built or 3rd party RF coils
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'''Gradient electronics '''
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* High-power gradient amplifier: 300 V / 200 A
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* Gradient chiller system
 
* Shim interface
 
* Shim interface
''' Acquisition and digital control system '''
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* Shim amplifier (6 channels, max current 5A)
* Communication control unit (CCU)
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* Timing control unit (TCU)
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'''RF electronics'''
* Frequency control unit for one channel (FCU)
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* 1H RF amplifer for proton MRI/MRS excitation, 300 W
* Gradient control unit (GCU)
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* Broadband receiver with integrated AD converter
* Gradient interface with preemphasis (BGU)
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* Digital multi-receiver channel system
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== RF Resonators ==
 
== RF Resonators ==
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* ''Bruker Biospin MRI HmpH'', item: Bio PRK 300, 1H 089/060, Model No: 1 P T8123, Peak power 1H: 400 W, 5 ms, Mean power 1H: 3 W
 
* ''Bruker Biospin MRI HmpH'', item: Bio PRK 300, 1H 089/060, Model No: 1 P T8123, Peak power 1H: 400 W, 5 ms, Mean power 1H: 3 W
  
== Computer ==
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== Workstation and Peripherals==
 
[[File:ComputerRoom.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
 
[[File:ComputerRoom.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
* Bruker desktop MR-workstation, running Linux
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* Two 20" TFT monitors
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'''Bruker desktop MR-workstation'''
* Printer
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* 8GB RAM, 1000 GB hard disk
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* running CentOS Linux operating system
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''' Additional workstation for external data processing''' (located in the MIC analysis room on the 6th floor of BBB)
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* 4GB RAM, 500GB hard disk
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* running CentOS Linux operating system
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''' Color monitor 24" ''' <br>
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''' Printer '''
  
  
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* '''Manual describing the operation of the syringe pump ''' [https://wikihost.uib.no/mriwiki/images/5/5e/702000%2C01_PHD22_2000.pdf pdf]
 
* '''Manual describing the operation of the syringe pump ''' [https://wikihost.uib.no/mriwiki/images/5/5e/702000%2C01_PHD22_2000.pdf pdf]
  
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Revision as of 15:58, 30 April 2013

Superconducting Magnet System

7T horizontal superconducting magnet, Pharmascan 70/16 AS, Bruker Biospin MRI GmpH

  • Magnetic screening: active
  • Field-strength: 7.0 T (300.3 MHz for 1H)
  • Distance front flange to ISO-center: 506 mm
  • Liquid Helium hold-time: > 100 days
  • Liquid Nitrogen hold-time: > 14 days

Actively shielded gradient system BGA-9A HP with a full set of 2nd order shims

  • Inner diameter 90 mm
  • Gradient strength: 760 mT/m at 200 A
  • Max. linear slew rate: 6840 T/m/s
  • Duty cycle, max simultaneous DC current: 3x46 A


Spectrometer Electronics

Avance III Electronics

  • Automatic hardware recognition system for basic system components like amplifiers and RF coils.
  • RF Preamplifiers for Protons
    • 1H low noise preamplifier including T/R switch
    • Active detuning device
  • RF quadrature combiner
  • RF tune/match adapter
  • RF interface adapter for operation of home-built or 3rd party RF coils

Gradient electronics

  • High-power gradient amplifier: 300 V / 200 A
  • Gradient chiller system
  • Shim interface
  • Shim amplifier (6 channels, max current 5A)

RF electronics

  • 1H RF amplifer for proton MRI/MRS excitation, 300 W
  • Broadband receiver with integrated AD converter
  • Digital multi-receiver channel system


RF Resonators

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Mouse head linear volume resonator

  • No tune/no match, optimized for mouse brain loadings
  • Bruker Biospin MRI HmpH, item: Bio PRK 300, RES 089/023, Model No: 1 P T8119, Max peak power: 400 W, Max average power: 10 W

Rat head/Mouse body linear volume resonator

  • No tune/no match, optimized for rat brain or mouse whole-body loadings
  • Bruker Biospin MRI HmpH, item: Bio PRK 300 EPI, RES 089/038, Model No: 1 P T8121, Max peak power: 400 W, Max average power: 40 W

Rat body linear volume resonator (not functional at the moment)

  • No tune/no match, optimized for rat whole-body loadings
  • Bruker Biospin MRI HmpH, item: Bio PRK 300, 1H 089/060, Model No: 1 P T8123, Peak power 1H: 400 W, 5 ms, Mean power 1H: 3 W


Workstation and Peripherals

ComputerRoom.jpg

Bruker desktop MR-workstation

  • 8GB RAM, 1000 GB hard disk
  • running CentOS Linux operating system

Additional workstation for external data processing (located in the MIC analysis room on the 6th floor of BBB)

  • 4GB RAM, 500GB hard disk
  • running CentOS Linux operating system

Color monitor 24"
Printer









Software

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  • ParaVision 5.1 Basic Package
  • ParaVision Extension Package
    • Ultrafast Imaging Package (EPI sequences)
    • Angiography Package (2D inflow, Phase Contrast)
    • Ultra short TE (UTE) Package
    • Image Algebra and Fit Package
    • 3D Image Processing Package
  • Paravision Spectroscopy Package
  • Paravision Data Manager
  • Paravision Diffusion Tensor Imaging Package
  • Intragate (for retrospectively triggered cardiac imaging)


Animal Monitoring and Handling Equipment

  • Animal bed for mouse brain applications (to be used with the 23 mm resonator)
  • Animal bed for mouse whole-body applications (to be used with the 38 mm resonator)
  • Animal bed for rat brain applications (to be used with the 38 mm resonator)
  • Animal bed for rat whole-body applications (to be used with the 60 mm resonator)
  • BioTrig Life Monitoring System: System for display and analysis of physiological signals during animal examinations. Developed for the synchronization of MR acquisitions by using ECG or respiration triggering signals.
    • MRI compatible temperature probe from SA Instruments
    • Pressure sensor for respiration monitoring and triggering from SA Instruments
    • ECG electrodes for cardiac triggering from SA Instruments
    • Animal heating blankets with recirculating warm water
  • Manual describing the operation of the Animal Monitoring and Handling Equipment pdf


Other Equipment

  • Syringe Pump (Harvard Programable PHD 2000)
  • Manual describing the operation of the syringe pump pdf