Method and apparatus to hyperpolarize materials for enhanced mr techniques

John A. Urbahn (Inventor), Michael Leach Arthur (Inventor), Jan Henrik Ardenkjær-Larsen (Inventor), Wolfgang Ernst Stautner (Inventor)

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An apparatus, system, and method for producing hyperpolarized samples for use in magnetic resonance systems. A sorption pump is incorporated into the apparatus to create a closed system for hyperpolarizing. Being a closed system, the apparatus and system loses no cryogen to atmosphere such that there is no need to replenish cryogen in the system. Under the method, the apparatus is able to operate in three distinct modes.

Original languageEnglish
IPCF25B 21/ 00 A I
Patent numberUS2014123681
Filing date08/05/2014
CountryInternational Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Priority date11/12/2013
Priority numberUS201314103294
Publication statusPublished - 8 May 2014
Externally publishedYes

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