EM Fields: Computation and Validation

Room 613 - 614         10:30 - 12:30                 Chairs: Stuart Crozier and Tamer S. Ibrahim


Prog #

10:30 697.

Accurate Absolute Thermal Monitoring with RF Radiometry

AbdElMonem El-Sharkawy1, Paul Sotiriadis1, Paul Bottomley1, Ergin Atalar1

1Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
10:42 698.

Real Time Measurement of Heating Near Metallic Implants Throughout a Phantom Using Phase-Shift

MR Thermometry

Howard Bassen1, Anthony Kam2, Wolfgang Kainz1, Gonzalo Mendoza1, Honghui Wang2

1Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland, USA; 2National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
10:54 699.

High Frequency Electromagnetic Analysis Using Hybrid MOM/FEM Method

Bing Keong Li1, Bin Xu1, Feng Liu1, Hon Tat Hui1, Stuart Crozier1

1University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
11:06 700.

7 Tesla Whole-Slice and Localized Excitation Everywhere in the Human Head

Tamer S. Ibrahim1

1The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, USA
11:18 701.

Achieving Uniform In-Plane B1 Amplitude in a 3D Volume for High Field MRI: A Computer Simulation Study

Zhiyue J. Wang1, 2, Zili Chu1, 2

1Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA; 2Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
11:30 702.

Multi-Coil Composite Pulses for Whole-Brain Homogeneity Improved Over RF Shimming Alone

Christopher M. Collins1, Zhangwei Wang1, Weihua Mao1, Jieming Fang1, Wanzhan Liu2, Gregor Adriany2,

 J. Thomas Vaughan2, Kamil Ugurbil2, Michael B. Smith1

1Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA; 2University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
11:42 703.

Simulating the SNR of High-Field RF Coils by the Surface Integral-Equation Method

Shumin Wang1, Patrick J. Ledden2, Jeff H. Duyn1

1LFMI, NINDS, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA; 2Nova Medical, Inc., Wilmington, Massachusetts, USA
11:54 704.

Discrete Design Method of a Transverse Gradient Coil for Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Shmaryu Shvartsman1, Gordon DeMeester1, Michael Morich1

1Philips Medical Systems, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
11:06 705.

A Simple Relationship for High Efficiency-Gradient Uniformity Trade-Offs in Multi-Layer Asymmetric Gradient Coils

Hector Sanchez Lopez1, Feng Liu1, Adnan Trakic1, Stuart Crozier1

1University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
11:18 706.

Comparison of Peak Simulated Electric Fields with PNS Locations

Rebecca Emily Feldman1, Christopher M. Collins2, Blaine Alexander Chronik1

1University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada; 2The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, Canada