Cartoon faces on the Faraday Cage of MRI Scanner

Made:
1970-1975

Cartoon faces on the Faraday cage of an MRI scanner, early 1970s.

Magnet and electronic circuitry from prototype Nuclear Magnetic Resonance system, early 1970s. Illustrated is a part of a Faraday cage used by Peter Mansfield to enclose the MRI coils so that radio and television signals would not interfere with them. The stickers were to distract frightened children.

Details

Category:
Radiomedicine
Object Number:
1988-186 Pt9
Measurements:
overall: 1219 mm x 2385 mm x 34 mm,
overall (estimate): 1380 mm x 2570 mm x 40 mm,
type:
mri
credit:
University of Nottingham (Dept. Physics)