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== Superconducting Magnet System ==
 
== Superconducting Magnet System ==
[[File:MR Vivarium 2.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
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[[File:7TMagnet_A.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
''' 7T horizontal superconducting magnet, Pharmascan 70/16 AS, ''Bruker Biospin MRI GmpH'' '''
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[[File:7TMagnet_B.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
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''' 7T horizontal superconducting magnet, Pharmascan 70/16 AS, ''Bruker Corporation'' '''
 
* Magnetic screening: active
 
* Magnetic screening: active
 
* Field-strength: 7.0 T (300.3 MHz for 1H)
 
* Field-strength: 7.0 T (300.3 MHz for 1H)
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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
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== Spectrometer Electronics ==
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[[File:ElectronicsRoom.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
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''' Avance III Electronics '''
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* Automatic hardware recognition system for basic system components like amplifiers and RF coils.
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* RF Preamplifiers for Protons
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** 1H low noise preamplifier including T/R switch
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** Active detuning device
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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 '''
 
* High-power gradient amplifier: 300 V / 200 A
 
* High-power gradient amplifier: 300 V / 200 A
* Shim power supply for z<sup>2</sup> shim
 
 
* Gradient chiller system
 
* Gradient chiller system
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* Shim interface
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* Shim amplifier (6 channels, max current 5A)
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'''RF electronics'''
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* 1H RF amplifer for proton MRI/MRS excitation, 300 W
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* Broadband receiver with integrated AD converter
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* Digital multi-receiver channel system
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== Spectrometer Electronics ==
 
''' RF Electronics '''
 
* Avance AV electronics
 
* Digital single channel frequency synthesizer
 
* RF modulators for one channel
 
* RF amplifer for 1H/19F nuclei, 300 W
 
* Digital receiver channel system
 
* HADC/2 16 bit, 2 MHz sample rate (1 MHz bandwidth)
 
* Shim interface
 
''' Acquisition and digital control system '''
 
* Communication control unit (CCU)
 
* Timing control unit (TCU)
 
* Frequency control unit for one channel (FCU)
 
* Gradient control unit (GCU)
 
* Gradient interface with preemphasis (BGU)
 
  
 
== RF Resonators ==
 
== RF Resonators ==
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[[File:MouseHeadVolume.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
 
[[File:RatHeadQuad.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
 
[[File:RatHeadQuad.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
''' Mouse head linear volume resonator '''
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[[File:RatBodyVolume.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
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[[File:RatBrainSurface.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
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[[File:LoopCoils.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
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'''Mouse head quadrature volume resonator'''
 
* No tune/no match, optimized for mouse brain loadings
 
* 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
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* Transmit/receive capabilities
''' Rat head/Mouse body linear volume resonator '''
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* Outer/inner diameter = 55mm/23mm
* No tune/no match, optimized for rat brain or mouse whole-body loadings
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* ''Bruker Corporation'', Model No: MT0206.
* ''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
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''' Rat body linear volume resonator (not functional at the moment) '''
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'''Rat head/Mouse body quadrature volume resonator'''
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* Tunable and matchable coil for rat brain or mouse whole-body loadings
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* Transmit/receive capabilities
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* Outer/inner diameter = 75mm/40mm
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* ''Bruker Corporation'', Model No: MT0205.
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'''Rat body quadrature volume resonator'''
 
* No tune/no match, optimized for rat whole-body loadings
 
* 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
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* Transmit/receive capabilities
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* Outer/inner diameter = 89mm/69mm
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* ''Bruker Corporation'', Model No: MT0013.
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'''Rat Brain Array Surface Coil'''
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* 4 element rat brain surface coil
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* 1H, 2x2 coil element topology
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* Receive-only capabilities
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* ''Bruker Corporation'', Model No: MT0044-01.
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'''Mouse Brain Array Surface Coil'''
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* 4 element mouse brain surface coil
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* 1H, 2x2 coil element topology
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* Receive-only capabilities
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* ''Bruker Corporation'', Model No: MT0045-01.
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'''Planar Surface Coils, 10mm, 20mm and 30mm'''
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* No tune/no match flexible end
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* 1H, to be used in combination with a local preamplifier
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* Receive-only capabilities
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* ''Bruker Corporation'', Model No: MT0105-10, -20, -30
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'''Transmit-only Volume Coil for Mice and Rats - 72 mm'''
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* Transmit-only coil capabilities, to be used in combination with receive-only coils
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* Active coil decoupling in cross-coil setups
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* 1H, circularly polarized
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* Outer/inner diameter = 89mm/72mm
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* For rodents up to 450 g body weight
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* ''Bruker Corporation'', Model No: MT0380.
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== Computer ==
 
[[File:ComputerRoom.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
 
* Bruker desktop MR-workstation, running Linux
 
* Two 20" TFT monitors
 
* Printer
 
  
  
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== Workstation and Peripherals==
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[[File:ComputerRoom.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
  
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'''Bruker desktop MR-workstation'''
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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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== Software ==
 
== Software ==
 
[[File:Paravision51.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
 
[[File:Paravision51.jpg|frameless|right|350px]]
* ParaVision 5.1 Basic Package
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* ParaVision 6.0.1 Basic Package
 
* ParaVision Extension Package
 
* ParaVision Extension Package
 
** Ultrafast Imaging Package (EPI sequences)
 
** Ultrafast Imaging Package (EPI sequences)
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* Paravision Diffusion Tensor Imaging Package
 
* Paravision Diffusion Tensor Imaging Package
 
* Intragate (for retrospectively triggered cardiac imaging)
 
* Intragate (for retrospectively triggered cardiac imaging)
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== Animal Monitoring and Handling Equipment ==
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[[File:PreparingAnimal.jpg|frameless|right|350px|]]
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'''Animal Beds'''
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* Animal bed for mouse brain/head/body applications
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** Bed tip for mouse brain applications (to be used with the mouse brain phased-array coil)
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** Bed tip for mouse head applications (to be used with the mouse head quadrature volume coil)
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** Bed tip for mouse whole-body applications (to be used with the mouse body quadrature volume coil)
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* Animal bed for rat brain/head applications
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** Bed tip for rat brain applications (to be used with the rat brain phased-array coil)
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** Bed tip for rat head applications (to be used with the rat head/mouse body quadrature volume coil)
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* Animal bed for rat body applications
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** Bed tip for rat whole-body applications (to be used with the rat body quadrature volume coil)
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'''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.
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* MRI compatible temperature probe from ''SA Instruments''
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* Pressure sensor for respiration monitoring and triggering from ''SA Instruments''
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* Pulse oximeter module with sensors for mouse and rat tail/ankles from ''SA Instruments''
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* ECG electrodes for cardiac triggering from ''SA Instruments''
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* Animal heating blankets with recirculating warm water.
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* '''Manual''' describing the operation of the Animal Monitoring and Handling Equipment [https://wikihost.uib.no/mriwiki/images/4/4c/SAInstruments_1025.pdf pdf]
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== Animal Monitoring and Handling Equipment ==
 
[[File:RatPreparedForScanning.jpg|frameless|right|350px|]]
 
* 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''' [https://wikihost.uib.no/mriwiki/images/4/4c/SAInstruments_1025.pdf pdf]
 
  
  
 
== Other Equipment ==
 
== Other Equipment ==
 
* Syringe Pump (Harvard Programable PHD 2000)
 
* Syringe Pump (Harvard Programable PHD 2000)
* '''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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* '''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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Latest revision as of 11:38, 9 January 2017

Superconducting Magnet System

7TMagnet A.jpg
7TMagnet B.jpg

7T horizontal superconducting magnet, Pharmascan 70/16 AS, Bruker Corporation

  • 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

ElectronicsRoom.jpg

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

MouseHeadVolume.jpg
RatHeadQuad.jpg
RatBodyVolume.jpg
RatBrainSurface.jpg
LoopCoils.jpg

Mouse head quadrature volume resonator

  • No tune/no match, optimized for mouse brain loadings
  • Transmit/receive capabilities
  • Outer/inner diameter = 55mm/23mm
  • Bruker Corporation, Model No: MT0206.

Rat head/Mouse body quadrature volume resonator

  • Tunable and matchable coil for rat brain or mouse whole-body loadings
  • Transmit/receive capabilities
  • Outer/inner diameter = 75mm/40mm
  • Bruker Corporation, Model No: MT0205.

Rat body quadrature volume resonator

  • No tune/no match, optimized for rat whole-body loadings
  • Transmit/receive capabilities
  • Outer/inner diameter = 89mm/69mm
  • Bruker Corporation, Model No: MT0013.

Rat Brain Array Surface Coil

  • 4 element rat brain surface coil
  • 1H, 2x2 coil element topology
  • Receive-only capabilities
  • Bruker Corporation, Model No: MT0044-01.

Mouse Brain Array Surface Coil

  • 4 element mouse brain surface coil
  • 1H, 2x2 coil element topology
  • Receive-only capabilities
  • Bruker Corporation, Model No: MT0045-01.

Planar Surface Coils, 10mm, 20mm and 30mm

  • No tune/no match flexible end
  • 1H, to be used in combination with a local preamplifier
  • Receive-only capabilities
  • Bruker Corporation, Model No: MT0105-10, -20, -30

Transmit-only Volume Coil for Mice and Rats - 72 mm

  • Transmit-only coil capabilities, to be used in combination with receive-only coils
  • Active coil decoupling in cross-coil setups
  • 1H, circularly polarized
  • Outer/inner diameter = 89mm/72mm
  • For rodents up to 450 g body weight
  • Bruker Corporation, Model No: MT0380.



















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

Paravision51.jpg
  • ParaVision 6.0.1 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

PreparingAnimal.jpg

Animal Beds

  • Animal bed for mouse brain/head/body applications
    • Bed tip for mouse brain applications (to be used with the mouse brain phased-array coil)
    • Bed tip for mouse head applications (to be used with the mouse head quadrature volume coil)
    • Bed tip for mouse whole-body applications (to be used with the mouse body quadrature volume coil)
  • Animal bed for rat brain/head applications
    • Bed tip for rat brain applications (to be used with the rat brain phased-array coil)
    • Bed tip for rat head applications (to be used with the rat head/mouse body quadrature volume coil)
  • Animal bed for rat body applications
    • Bed tip for rat whole-body applications (to be used with the rat body quadrature volume coil)

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
  • Pulse oximeter module with sensors for mouse and rat tail/ankles 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