The core of the MRI component is a 7T cryogen free superconducting magnet with a 17 cm bore.

The cryogen free magnet imparts a small footprint and low mass to the MRI system, ensuring that it could be installed in our existing imaging facility with little or no renovation.

At the core of the PET component are two rings of dual layer silicon photomultiplier (lutetium-yttrium oxyorthosilicate) detectors forming a compact and robust PET imaging system that can be operated as a stand-alone PET imaging system or attached to the face of the MRI to operate as a sequential PET-MRI imaging system.

This new system therefore provides users the flexibility to conduct MR, PET, or PET-MR experiments.



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The materials listed here are available for investigators by request.

Adjusting RF calibration

Animal handling instructions

Image display user manual

MRS preclinical scan manual

PCSAM manual

PowerScan user manual

Reading noise level

Sequence library

Contact us

Small Animal and Material Imaging Core Facility (SAMICF)
23 Basic Medical Sciences Building
745 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0J9 Canada