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Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The Bo in MRI refers to the main magnetic field and is measured in Tesla. The majority of MRI systems in clinical use are between 1.5T and 3T.

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

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rID: 5854
Section: Physics
Tag: mri
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • BO

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