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Towards greater MRI sensitivity by harnessing quantum hyperpolarization

04/03/2018

Image: Schematic representation of quantum hyperpolarization; Copyright: David Broadway, University of Melbourne

Schematic representation of quantum hyperpolarization. Nuclear spins with random magnetic orientation ("hot") are subjected to a controlled interaction with atomic defects in diamond which aligns (hyperpolarizes) their spins ("cold") and amplifies their magnetic signal.