B0

Dr Dan J Bell and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

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 1.5T, with increasing numbers of 3T systems being installed.

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

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rID: 5854
Section: Physics
Tag: mri
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • b0

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