Physics of MRI: A primer

  title={Physics of MRI: A primer},
  author={Donald B. Plewes and Walter Kucharczyk},
  journal={Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging},
This article is based on an introductory lecture given for the past many years during the “MR Physics and Techniques for Clinicians” course at the Annual Meeting of the ISMRM. This introduction is not intended to be a comprehensive overview of the field, as the subject of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) physics is large and complex. Rather, it is intended to lay a conceptual foundation by which magnetic resonance image formation can be understood from an intuitive perspective. The presentation… 

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