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Magn. Reson., 1, 225–236, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/mr-1-225-2020
Magn. Reson., 1, 225–236, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/mr-1-225-2020

Research article 12 Oct 2020

Research article | 12 Oct 2020

Topologically optimized magnetic lens for magnetic resonance applications

Sagar Wadhwa et al.

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Magnetic resonance detectors require a high degree of precision to be useful. Their design must e.g. carefully weigh field strength and field homogeneity to find the best compromise. Here we show that inverse computational design is a viable method to find such a trade-off. Apart from the electromagnetic field solution, the simulation program also determines the boundary between insulating and conducting material and moves the material boundaries around until the compromise is best satisfied.