(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 17 April 2019 (17.04.2019)

Information valid as of: 21 September 2020 (21.09.2020)

Report generated on: 20 January 2021 (20.01.2021)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2020/20043708 October 2020 (08.10.2020) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/EP2019/05832802 April 2019 (02.04.2019) English (EN)


(51) International Patent Classification:
G01R 33/38 (2006.01); G01R 33/3815 (2006.01); H01F 6/06 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
SIEMENS HEALTHCARE LIMITED [GB/GB]; Faraday House, Sir William Siemens Square, Frimley Camberley GU16 8QD (GB) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
MALLETT, Michael John Disney; 2 Woodview Faringdon SN7 8EL (GB)
NOYS, Jonathan; 13 South Avenue Abingdon OX14 1QR (GB)
THOMAS, Adrian Mark; 18 Scampton Close Bicester OX26 4FF (GB)

(74) Agent(s):
MAIER, Daniel; Postfach 22 16 34 80506 München (DE)

(54) Title (EN): ELECTROMAGNET FOR MRI WITH MECHANICAL SUPPORT STRUCTURE
(54) Title (FR): ÉLECTROAIMANT POUR IRM AVEC STRUCTURE DE SUPPORT MÉCANIQUE

(57) Abstract:
(EN): An electromagnet (100) for a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) apparatus. The electromagnet (100) comprises a coil (110) for generating a magnetic field. The coil (110) has a first axially outer surface (112), and a support element (120) for mounting the coil (110) in the MRI. The support element (120) is bonded to the first axially outer surface (112) of the coil (110).
(FR): L'invention concerne un électro-aimant (100) pour un appareil d'imagerie par résonance magnétique (IRM). L'électroaimant (100) comprend une bobine (110) pour générer un champ magnétique. La bobine (110) a une première surface axialement extérieure (112), et un élément de support (120) pour le montage de la bobine (110) dans l'IRM. L'élément de support (120) est lié à la première surface axialement extérieure (112) de la bobine (110).

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 17 December 2019 (17.12.2019) [EP]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Chapter II demand received: 07 February 2020 (07.02.2020)

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