9B40.30 - MRI - Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Code Number:
Demo Title:
MRI - Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Sanaz Taghizadeh, James Lincoln, "MRI Experiments for Introductory Physics", TPT, Vol. 56, #4, April 2018, p. 266.
  • Brent K. Hoffmeister, Andrew R. Shores, Shubho Banerjee, Robert A. Malkin, "Effect of Electrically Insulating Materials on Magnetically Induced Electrical Currents in a Tissue-Like Medium", AJP, Vol. 74, #4, April 2006, p. 260.
  • Stephen J. Riederer, "Resource Letter MI-1: Medical Imaging", AJP, Vol. 60, #8, Aug. 1992, p. 682.
  • L. John Schreiner, "A Visual Illustration of the Function of Field Gradients in Magnetic Resonance Imaging", AJP, Vol. 56, #8, Aug. 1988, p. 759.
  • Charles Day, "Hybrid Imaging System Combines X Rays and Magnetic Resonance to Improve Surgical Procedures", Physics Today, Vol. 58, #6, June 2005, p. 22.
  • David Jordan, "State of the Art in Magnetic Resonance Imaging", Physics Today, Vol. 73, #2, Feb. 2020, p. 34.

Disclaimer: These demonstrations are provided only for illustrative use by persons affiliated with The University of Iowa and only under the direction of a trained instructor or physicist.  The University of Iowa is not responsible for demonstrations performed by those using their own equipment or who choose to use this reference material for their own purpose.  The demonstrations included here are within the public domain and can be found in materials contained in libraries, bookstores, and through electronic sources.  Performing all or any portion of any of these demonstrations, with or without revisions not depicted here entails inherent risks.  These risks include, without limitation, bodily injury (and possibly death), including risks to health that may be temporary or permanent and that may exacerbate a pre-existing medical condition; and property loss or damage.  Anyone performing any part of these demonstrations, even with revisions, knowingly and voluntarily assumes all risks associated with them.