Facilities: Aspect M2 1T

The Aspect MRI system is an medical-grade (1 Tesla), desktop-size, high-resolution imaging system for performing in-vivo small animal imaging and in-vitro studies. It is designed and optimized for the standard MRI imaging applications, and makes the workflow simple and streamlined.


RF Coils


Aspect Mouse Volume Coil
It is a transceiver coil with inner dimeter 35 mm. The coil is calibrated to around 43.5-45 MHz.


Aspect Rat Volume Coil
It is a transceiver coil with inner dimeter 60 mm. The coil is calibrated to around 43.5-45 MHz.


Animal Beds


Mouse Animal Bed


Rat Animal Bed

Mouse Brain with Tumor
FSE
(Image courtesy of Dr. Assaf Gilad)
Mouse Boday
FSE
(Image courtesy of Dr. Assaf Gilad)
Proton Density (PD) Weighted Image
Ex Vivo Mouse Brain
Spin-Echo
TR=1500 ms; TE=10ms
Slice Thickness=2mm (left); 1.5mm (right)
Resolution: 0.104 mm*0.104 mm
Excitations: 8
T2 Weighted Image
Ex Vivo Mouse Brain
Spin-Echo
TR=1500 ms; TE=50ms
Slice Thickness=2mm (left); 1.5mm (right)
Resolution: 0.104 mm*0.104 mm
Excitations: 16