Non Ionizing Radiation Imaging Systems

Course Code:

901

Semester:

Undergraduate Courses

Specialization Category:

Semester 9 ( ΜΕ )

Course Hours:

4

ECTS:

2

Course Tutors

Nektarios Kalyvas

Course Outline

1. Magnetism of elementary particles. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance effect. Imaging techniques: Gradient fields, K-space and magnetic resonance imaging, pulse sequences, contrast enhancement agents. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems: Superconducting Magnets, Permanent Magnets, Radio Frequency Coils, Gradient Coils, etc. Installation and Quality Control of Magnetic Resonance Imaging System. Image quality in Magnetic Resonance, Protection from Electromagnetic Fields.

2. Ultrasound interaction with biological tissues. Piezoelectric effect and piezoelectric transducers. Ultrasonic mechanical and electronic scanning transducers. Doppler effect, Color Flow Display. General Assembly of Ultrasound Systems. Image quality in Ultrasound.