Design of magnetic stimulation cored coil with cooling system for magnetic stimulation

Kenji Yashima, Toshiyuki Takagi, Hiroyuki Kosukegawa, Shin Ichi Izumi, Ryoichi Nagatomi, Hitoshi Mori, Toshihiko Abe

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Abstract

The design and development of coils for paired associative magnetic stimulation are described. The paired associative stimulation technique provides synchronous magnetic stimulation to the brain and peripheral nerves. Because heat is generated in the coil, it is necessary to attain a stronger magnetic field strengths at low discharge voltages. In this study, numerical analyses of coils used to stimulate peripheral nerves are performed to ensure coils can be used continuously and safely without overheating.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)503-509
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics
Volume52
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • Magnetic stimulation
  • cored coil
  • numerical analysis
  • paired associative stimulation
  • peripheral nerve

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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