08598881 is referenced by 2 patents and cites 16 patents.

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system with a thermal reservoir and method for cooling are provided. A cooling vessel for a magnet system of the MRI system includes a first portion containing a helium cryogen in contact with a plurality of magnet coils of an MRI system. The cooling vessel also includes a second portion separate from and fluidly decoupled from the first portion, with the second portion containing a material different than the helium cryogen and having a volume greater than the first portion.

Title
Magnetic resonance imaging system with thermal reservoir and method for cooling
Application Number
13/4700
Publication Number
8598881 (B2)
Application Date
January 11, 2011
Publication Date
December 3, 2013
Inventor
William Louis Einziger
Florence
SC, US
John Scaturro Jr
Florence
SC, US
Ernst Wolfgang Stautner
Niskayuna
NY, US
Longzhi Jiang
Florence
SC, US
Agent
Dean D Small
The Small Patent Law Group
Assignee
General Electric Company
NY, US
IPC
G01V 3/00
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