Hybrid ultra‐low‐field MRI and magnetoencephalography system based on a commercial whole‐head neuromagnetometer

@article{Vesanen2013HybridUM,
  title={Hybrid ultra‐low‐field MRI and magnetoencephalography system based on a commercial whole‐head neuromagnetometer},
  author={Panu T. Vesanen and Jaakko O. Nieminen and Koos C. J. Zevenhoven and Juhani Dabek and Lauri Parkkonen and Andrey Zhdanov and Juho Luomahaara and Juha Hassel and Jari S. Penttil{\"a} and Juha Simola and Antti Ahonen and Jyrki P. M{\"a}kel{\"a} and Risto J. Ilmoniemi},
  journal={Magnetic Resonance in Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={69}
}
Ultra‐low‐field MRI uses microtesla fields for signal encoding and sensitive superconducting quantum interference devices for signal detection. Similarly, modern magnetoencephalography (MEG) systems use arrays comprising hundreds of superconducting quantum interference device channels to measure the magnetic field generated by neuronal activity. In this article, hybrid MEG‐MRI instrumentation based on a commercial whole‐head MEG device is described. The combination of ultra‐low‐field MRI and… 
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