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The Long Road to Stockholm: The Story of Magnetic Resonance Imaging - An Autobiography

Peter Mansfield

Abstract

This book describes the author's life from the age of 5 in 1939 through to 2010. The first chapter describes his evacuation to Devon during the blitz and following the V1 and V2 attacks on London. At the end of hostilities he worked briefly in the printing industry but decided to pursue his real interests in science by joining the Rocket Propulsion Department at Westcott near Aylesbury. Following National Service and University he married and went to the USA for 2 years returning in 1964 as a Lecturer in Physics at the University of Nottingham. In 1972 he spent a sabbatical period in Heidleber ... More

Keywords: wartime memories, real rockets, student days, marriage and America, Golden Years of MRI, Nobel Prize

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199664542
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664542.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Mansfield, author
Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre, University of Nottingham

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Contents

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1 The War Years

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2 Rocket Science

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3 Salad Days at University

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5 The Wanderers Return

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6 Alt-Heidelberg

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8 Hounsfield and EMI

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9 The Golden Years

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12 A New Vice Chancellor

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13 Nobel Prize Speculation

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14 Antagonisms to MRI

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15 Beyond the Nobel

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16 The Epilogue

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