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Ferrofluid in mri

  1. Dec 17, 2013 #1
    so it seems ferrofluids might be used for mri scanners as contrast agents. Wouldn't the ferrofluid get hot?
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  3. Dec 18, 2013 #2


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    The strong field is static, I don't know the power of the weaker fields. In addition, if they are in good thermal contact to the environment the heat gets distributed quickly. I would not expect problems from heat.
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