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Chapter 7, Problem 15E
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How does magnetic resonance imaging ( MRI ) work?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The working of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is to be described.

Concept introduction:

The rate of oscillation of electromagnetic radio waves in the range 3KHz to 300 GHz as well as the alternating current carrying radio signals is called radio frequency.

The arrangement of light waves according to the wavelength associated with it is called spectrum.

A magnetic field is a region around a magnet containing a magnetic force.

When an object vibrates at the same natural frequency of a second object producing vibrational motion, it is called resonance.

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Since an MRI scanner consists of large magnets that produce strong magnetic fields inside the scanner, this magnetic field helps to align the hydrogen protons along its direction. After that, to resonate, a hydrogen nuclei sequence of radio frequencies is applied to it...

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