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System and method for magnetic current density imaging at ultra low magnetic fields

United States Patent

February 9, 2016
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Preferred systems can include an electrical impedance tomography apparatus electrically connectable to an object; an ultra low field magnetic resonance imaging apparatus including a plurality of field directions and disposable about the object; a controller connected to the ultra low field magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and configured to implement a sequencing of one or more ultra low magnetic fields substantially along one or more of the plurality of field directions; and a display connected to the controller, and wherein the controller is further configured to reconstruct a displayable image of an electrical current density in the object. Preferred methods, apparatuses, and computer program products are also disclosed.
Espy; Michelle A. (Los Alamos, NM), George; John Stevens (White Rock, NM), Kraus; Robert Henry (White Rock, NM), Magnelind; Per (Los Alamos, NM), Matlashov; Andrei Nikolaevich (Los Alamos, NM), Tucker; Don (Eugene, OR), Turovets; Sergei (Eugene, OR), Volegov; Petr Lvovich (Los Alamos, NM)
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
13/ 622,940
September 19, 2012
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERAL RIGHTS The United States government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-06NA25396 between the United States Department of Energy and Los Alamos National Security, LLC for the operation of Los Alamos National Laboratory.