Chapter 9. Hyperpolarized 83Kr MRI

  1. Prof. Dr. Sarah L. Codd2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Joseph D. Seymour3
  1. Galina E. Pavalovskaya and
  2. Thomas Meersmann

Published Online: 25 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626052.ch9

Magnetic Resonance Microscopy: Spatially Resolved NMR Techniques and Applications

Magnetic Resonance Microscopy: Spatially Resolved NMR Techniques and Applications

How to Cite

Pavalovskaya, G. E. and Meersmann, T. (2008) Hyperpolarized 83Kr MRI, in Magnetic Resonance Microscopy: Spatially Resolved NMR Techniques and Applications (eds S. L. Codd and J. D. Seymour), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626052.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Montana State University, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, 220 Roberts Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717-3800, USA

  2. 3

    Montana State University, Chemical and Biological Engineering, 306 Cobleigh Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717-3920, USA

Author Information

  1. Colorado State University, Department of Chemistry, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 26 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527320080

Online ISBN: 9783527626052

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Keywords:

  • spin exchange optical pumping;
  • hyperpolarized;
  • krypton-83;
  • xenon-131;
  • xenon-129;
  • quadrupolar relaxation;
  • MRI contrast;
  • paramagnetic relaxation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Surface-Sensitive Contrast in Porous Media using Thermally Polarized 131Xe MRI

  • Feasibility of Hyperpolarized 83Kr MRI

  • Hyperpolarized 83Kr as a Contrast Agent for MRI

  • Hyperpolarized 83Kr MRI Practicalities

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments