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mne.dipole.get_phantom_dipoles

mne.dipole.get_phantom_dipoles(kind='vectorview')[source]

Get standard phantom dipole locations and orientations.

Parameters:
kind : str

Get the information for the given system:

vectorview (default)

The Neuromag VectorView phantom.

otaniemi

The older Neuromag phantom used at Otaniemi.

Returns:
pos : ndarray, shape (n_dipoles, 3)

The dipole positions.

ori : ndarray, shape (n_dipoles, 3)

The dipole orientations.

Notes

The Elekta phantoms have a radius of 79.5mm, and HPI coil locations in the XY-plane at the axis extrema (e.g., (79.5, 0), (0, -79.5), …).