Emerging RF Coil Technology

Room 4C - 3,4         10:30 - 12:30                 Chairs: Hiroyuki Fujita and Christoph Leussler


Prog #

10:30 213.

7T Body Imaging:  First Results

J. Thomas Vaughan1, Carl Snyder1, Lance DelaBarre1, Lizann Bolinger2, Jinfeng Tian1, Peter Andersen1, John Strupp1, Gregor

Adriany1, Kamil Ugurbil1

1University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; 2National Research Council-Canada, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

10:42 214.

A 7 Tesla Gradient Mode Birdcage Coil for Improved Temporal and Occipital Lobe SNR

Graham Charles Wiggins1, Oliver Kraff2, Elizabeth Zakszewski1, Vijay Alagappan1, Christopher John Wiggins1, Lawrence L. Wald1

1Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA; 2University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
10:54 215.

An Inductive Resonator for 7T with Transmission Line Segments for Strong Coupling

Joseph Murphy-Boesch1, Yun-Jeong Yang1, Shumin Wang2

1USA Instruments, Inc., Aurora, Ohio, USA; 2NINDS of the NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
11:06 216.

Development of Micro-Strip Coils for Breast Imaging

Jian-xiong Wang1, Han Wang, Yangmei Li1, Donald B. Plewes1

1Sunnybrook & Women's College Health Science Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
11:18 217.

Concentrically Shielded Surface Coils - A New Method for Decoupling Phased Array Elements

Titus Lanz1, Mark Griswold2

1Rapid Biomedical GmbH, Rimpar, Germany; 2Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
11:30 218.

Observation of Radiation Damping Effects in a Birdcage Resonator with Hyperpolarized 3He at 1.5T

Kevin Teh1, Nicola de Zanche2, Jim M. Wild1

1University of Sheffield, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK; 2ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
11:42 219.

Cantilever Heterodyne Mixing and Filtering for MRI

Modhurin Banerjee1, Charles A. Paulson1, Daniel van der Weide1, Thomas M. Grist1

1University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
11:54 220.

Single Cable Transmission for Multi-Channel MRI Using Frequency Division Multiplexing

Juan Wei1, Jing Yuan1, Gary X. Shen1

1The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China
12:06 221.

A High-Temperature Superconducting Volume Coil for Magnetic Resonance Microscopy at 9.4T

John Nouls1, Mike Izenson2, Hal Greeley2, Mark Bagley2, Jay Rozzi2, G A. Johnson1

1Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA; 2Creare Inc., Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
12:18 222.

Method to Extract the Non-Linear Characteristics of High Temperature Superconducting (HTS) RF Coils

Olivier Girard1, Jean-Christophe Ginefri1, Luc Darrasse1

1CNRS - Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France