A thermal shield and method for thermally cooling a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system are provided. One thermal shield includes a cooling tube forming a frame. The cooling tube is configured to receive therethrough cryogen fluid from a cryogen vessel of an MRI system. The thermal shield further includes at least one thermal control layer surrounding the frame and together with the frame is configured to provide thermal shielding of the MRI system.

Title
Thermal shield and method for thermally cooling a magnetic resonance imaging system
Application Number
12/783413
Publication Number
20110284191
Application Date
May 19, 2010
Publication Date
November 24, 2011
Inventor
Longzhi Jiang
Florence
SC, US
IPC
H01F 06/04
B23P 11/00
F28F 13/00
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