RF Outside the Box

Hall 14.2/Oslo     13:30 - 15:30         Chairs: Mark A. Griswold and Greig C. Scott


Prog #

13:30 320.

Reciprocity and Gyrotropism in Magnetic Resonance Transduction

James Tropp1

1GE Healthcare Technologies, Fremont, California, USA


13:40 321.

NMR Signal Intensity and Receive Sensitivity

Jinghua Wang1, Hyeonjin Kim1, Weihua Mao2, Xiaoliang Zhang3, Wei Chen3, Michael B. Smith2, Robert Todd Constable1

1Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA; 2The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA; 3University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA


13:50 322.

A Direct Modulated Optical Fiber Link for 0.3T MRI

Jing Yuan1, Juan Wei1, Gary X. Shen1

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

14:00 323.

A Simple Model of an Analog Fiber Optic Link for MRI

Mitali Sahajwani1, Ashok Menon1, Jovan Jevtic2, Peter Braid3, Robert A. Marsland4

1Invivo Corporation, Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA; 2Milwaukee School of Engineering, Wisconsin, USA; 3JDS Uniphase Corporation, California, USA; 4Wideband Design, LLC., Wisconsin, USA

14:10 324.

Development of All-Plastic Needle Coils Made Using Silicon Technology

Richard R.A. Syms1, Munir Ahmad2, Franklyn Arron Howe3, Loreta M. Rodrigues3, Iain Young2

1Imperial College, London, UK; 2Imperial College, UK; 3St George's, University of London, London, UK

14:20 325.

A Superconducting Probe for High-Throughput Magnetic Resonance Histology at the Diffusion Limit

John C. Nouls1, G. Allan Johnson1

1Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA

14:30 326.

Advances in Human Skin In-Vivo MRI with a Miniature HTS Surface Coil and a New-Generation 1.5 T Body Scanner

Elmar Laistler1, 2, Olivier Girard1, Jean-Christophe Ginefri1, Rose-Marie Dubuisson1, Jacques Bittoun1, Ewald Moser2, Luc Darrasse1

1Université Paris-Sud, Orsay/Bicêtre, France; 2Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

14:40 327.

Very High SNR Superconducting Receive-Only 7 Tesla Coil for Rat Brain Imaging

Maged Raafat Kamel1, Lei Ming Xie1, Lian Xue1, Jarek Wosik1, Krzysztof Nesteruk1, Kurt Bockhorst2, Ponnada A. Narayana2

1University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA; 2University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA

14:50 328.

A Simple Method to Measure the Noise Figure of Preamplifiers

Jurek Antonin Massner1, Nicola De Zanche1, Klaas P. Pruessmann1

1University and ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland


15:00 329.

Balancing Noise Sources and Coupling in Phased Array Coils

Cecilia Possanzini1, Eerke Holle1, Marco Boutelje1, Marc Verheyen1, Paul Haans1

1Philips Medical Systems, Best, Netherlands


15:10 330.

Exploration of the Use of Multiple Decoupling Preamplifiers on a Single Loop

Jeannette Ciesla1, Ricardo Matias1, Arne Reykowski1, Randy Duensing1

1Invivo Corporation, Gainesville, Florida, USA


15:20 331.

In Vivo Conductivity Measurement Using MRI Based Noise Tomography at 3T

Tim Mark Taves1, 2, Scott Bradley King1, 2

1NRC Institute for Biodiagnostics, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; 2University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada