Influence of Excitation Signal Coupling on Reconstructed Images in Magnetic Particle Imaging

  • Anselm von Gladiss
  • Matthias Graeser
  • Thorsten M. Buzug
Conference paper
Part of the Informatik aktuell book series (INFORMAT)


In Magnetic Particle Imaging, superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles are excited by an oscillating magnetic field that is generated by sending coils. In multidimensional set-ups, perfect geometrical decoupling cannot be achieved. Remaining coupling can distort the trajectory and introduce artefacts, thus active decoupling is introduced at costs of high power consumption. This work uses a device with active coupling control to investigate the influence of different coupling levels on the image reconstruction.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anselm von Gladiss
    • 1
  • Matthias Graeser
    • 2
    • 3
  • Thorsten M. Buzug
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Medical EngineeringUniversity of LübeckLübeckDeutschland
  2. 2.Section for Biomedical ImagingUniversity Medical Center Hamburg-EppendorfHamburgDeutschland
  3. 3.Institute for Biomedical ImagingHamburg University of TechnologyHamburgDeutschland

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