RF coil for flank tumours
In order to image mouse flank tumours with high spatial and temporal resolution a novel RF solenoid coil and animal cradle was designed and constructed in-house.
The 7mm diameter solenoid coil allowed in-vivo image resolutions of 60x60x60μm to be obtained.
Diagram of animal cradle with in-built solenoid RF coil.
a) Side view.
b) Perspective view.
c) End view showing the fit into 60mm diameter for the micro-imaging gradient set.
d) Resonant circuit design.