The B0 in MRI refers to the main static magnetic field and is measured in teslas. The majority of MRI systems in clinical use are 1.5 T, with increasing numbers of 3 T systems being installed.

Altering the field strength will affect the Larmor frequency at which the protons precess.

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Physics and Imaging Technology: MRI

Factors affecting T1

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Tag: mri
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • b0

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