Design of a head coil for high resolution mouse brain perfusion imaging using magnetic particle imaging

@article{Graeser2020DesignOA,
  title={Design of a head coil for high resolution mouse brain perfusion imaging using magnetic particle imaging},
  author={Matthias Graeser and Peter Ludewig and Patryk Szwargulski and Fynn Foerger and Tom Liebing and Nils Daniel Forkert and Florian Thieben and Tim Magnus and Tobias Knopp},
  journal={Physics in Medicine \& Biology},
  year={2020},
  volume={65}
}
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