MRI Systems and Gradients

Room B 212-213      10:30 - 12:30                                    Chairs: Blaine A. Chronik and F. David Doty

10:30      404.    A Novel Concept for RF Coil and Gradient Coil Integration

Markus Vester1, Oliver Heid1, Ludwig Eberler1, Juergen Nistler1

1Siemens Medical Solutions, Erlangen, Germany

10:42      405.    Investigation of Power Loss of Bi-2223 HTS Tapes Used for MRI Gradient Coil - not available

Jing Yuan1, Peng Qu1, Bing Wu1, Juan Wei1, Gary X. Shen1

1The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China

10:54      406.    Progress in the Development of a Quiet, High-Performance, Head Gradient Coil

Michael Stringer1, Glenn N. Doty1, Siddarth Shevgoor1, Chunjiang Xiao1, Nathan Laws1, John P. Staab1,

Lawrence Wald2, Jerome L. Ackerman2, F. David Doty1

1Doty Scientific, Inc., Columbia, South Carolina, USA; 2Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA

11:06      407.    Commissioning and Testing of Split Coil MRI System for Combined PET-MR - not available

Nicholas Robert Shaw1, Richard Eric Ansorge1, Thomas Adrian Carpenter1

1University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

11:18      408.    APD-Based PET for Combined MR-PET Imaging - not available

Ron Grazioso1, Ralf Ladebeck2, Matthias Schmand1, Robert Krieg2

1CPS Innovations, Inc., Knoxville, Tennessee, USA; 2Siemens Medical Solutions, Erlangen, Germany

11:30      409.    High Performance NMR Local Preamplifier Associated to Microcoil

Latifa Fakri-Bouchet1, Tewfik Cherifi2, Laurent Quiquerez2, Jean-François Château2, André Briguet1

1UMR CNRS 5012, labo de RMN MIB, Université Claude Bernard Lyon1, ESCPE, Villeurbanne, France; 2LENAC EA 3730, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Villeurbanne, France

11:42      410.    Microtesla MRI Detected with a Superconducting Quantum Interference Device

Michael Mößle1,2, Whittier Ryan Myers1,2, Seung-Kyun Lee1,2, Nathan Kelso1,2, Michael Hatridge1,2, Alexander Pines1,2, John Clarke1,2

1University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA; 2Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA

11:54      411.    Optical MR Receive Coil Array Interconnect

Glen P. Koste1, Matthew C. Nielsen1, Todd R. Tolliver1, Richard L. Frey1, Ronald D. Watkins1

1GE Global Research Center, Niskayuna, New York, USA

12:06      412.    Requirements for RT Shimming of the Brain at 3 Tesla

Stuart Clare1, John Evans1, James Wilson1, Peter Jezzard1

1University of Oxford, Oxford, England, UK

12:18      413.    7T MR System Design Approach for Research Applications - not available

M. Morich1, M. Knopp2, G. DeMeester1, K. Nieman1, D. Blakeley1, L. Eastwood1, J. Patrick1

1Philips Medical Systems, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; 2The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA