06437568 is referenced by 31 patents.

A low noise imaging apparatus for producing Magnetic Resonance (MR) images of a subject and for substantially minimizing acoustic noise generated during imaging is provided. The imaging apparatus comprises a magnet assembly, a gradient coil assembly, and a rf coil assembly, wherein at least one of the magnet assembly, the gradient coil assembly and the rf coil assembly are configured to reduce the generation and transmission of acoustic noise.

Title
Low noise MRI scanner
Application Number
9/676945
Publication Number
6437568 (B1)
Application Date
October 2, 2000
Publication Date
August 20, 2002
Inventor
Robert Michael Vavrek
Waukesha
WI, US
Dewain Anthony Purgill
Waukesha
WI, US
Scott Thomas Mansell
Waterford
WI, US
David Edward Dean
Hartland
WI, US
Mike James Radziun
Waterford
WI, US
John Peter Fura
Ballston Lake
NY, US
Bruce Campbell Amm
Clifton Park
NY, US
Robert Adolph Ackermann
Schenectady
NY, US
Paul Shadforth Thompson
Stephentown
NY, US
Mark Lloyd Miller
Schenectady
NY, US
Sayed Amr El Hamamsy
Niskayuna
NY, US
Robert Arvin Hedeen
Clifton Park
NY, US
Richard Philip Mallozzi
Clifton Park
NY, US
William Alan Edelstein
Schenectady
NY, US
Agent
Jill M Breedlove
US
Jean K Testa
US
Assignee
General Electric Company
NY, US
IPC
G01V 3/00
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