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Biomedical Optics Express

  • Editor: Joseph A. Izatt
  • Vol. 5, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2014
  • pp: 876–881

Optical multichannel room temperature magnetic field imaging system for clinical application

G. Lembke, S. N. Erné, H. Nowak, B. Menhorn, and A. Pasquarelli  »View Author Affiliations


Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp. 876-881 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BOE.5.000876


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Abstract

Optically pumped magnetometers (OPM) are a very promising alternative to the superconducting quantum interference devices (SQUIDs) used nowadays for Magnetic Field Imaging (MFI), a new method of diagnosis based on the measurement of the magnetic field of the human heart. We present a first measurement combining a multichannel OPM-sensor with an existing MFI-system resulting in a fully functional room temperature MFI-system.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices

ToC Category:
Clinical Instrumentation

History
Original Manuscript: January 1, 2014
Revised Manuscript: January 17, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: January 22, 2014
Published: February 25, 2014

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G. Lembke, S. N. Erné, H. Nowak, B. Menhorn, and A. Pasquarelli, "Optical multichannel room temperature magnetic field imaging system for clinical application," Biomed. Opt. Express 5, 876-881 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/boe/abstract.cfm?URI=boe-5-3-876


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