3 Tesla/90 cm bore 3T-B

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The 3T-B Prisma was installed in March 2013. This is an FDA-approved scanner and serves the basic and translational MRI imaging needs for researchers across the University, as well as business partners from the local medical device industry.

Siemens MAGNETOM Prisma

  • Magnet (Oxford/Siemens OR64)
    • Actively shielded
    • Weight: 9970 kg
    • bore diameter: 920 mm
    • length: 2150 mm
    • outer diameter: 2150 mm
    • typical current: 487 A
    • Homogeneity: 2 ppm (400 mm), 0.1 ppm (220 mm)
    • Ramp time: 120 min
    • Helium capacity: 1319 L
  • Whole-body gradients
    • 80 mT/m maximum amplitude
    • 200 T/m/s maximum slew rate
    • 2nd-order shims (10A/channel)
    • 60 cm open bore
  • 64 receive channels
  • Whole-body dual channel PTX RF transmit coil
  • Two RF power amplifiers with a combined power of 40kW
  • Siemens Version VD13D