Diamond Technology Enables Low-Cost Medical Imaging

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  • TBMG-35435
Published 2019-11-01 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines are employed to locate cancerous tumors and aid in the development of treatment plans, while nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) machines are used to examine the atomic-scale structure and chemistry of drug compounds and other molecules. Diamonds are the key to a technique that could provide a very-low-cost alternative to these expensive medical imaging and drug discovery devices.