High Field Systems & Applications Study Group
Monday, 20 May 2002
Room 313A
19:30 - 21:30

Scientific Meeting
SESSION I:  What High Fields Can Do that Lower Fields Cannot

Resolution Improvement of Human Brain MRI at 3.0T
Jeff Duyn, Ph.D., National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA 

Long Range Dipolar Field Effects at High Magnetic Field:  Explanations and Applications
Richard W. Bowtell, Ph.D., University of Nottingham, England, UK
SESSION II:  Human Imaging at 7T or Higher

Challenges of MRI of the Human Cerebral Micro-Vasculature at 8 Tesla
Donald W. Chakeres, M.D., Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Functional MRI in Humans at 7 Tesla
Xiaoping Hu, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
SESSION III:  Whole Body RF Coils/Homogeneity/SAR
Wave Behavior in Lossy Dielectric Samples at High Field
Qing X. Yang, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA