RF & Gradient Systems

Hall 14.2/Oslo     10:30 - 12:30         Chairs: James A. Bankson and Andrew G. Webb


Prog #

10:30 444.

Miniature Optical Signal Transmission System for an Active Intravascular Device

Stephan Fandrey1, Steffen Weiss2, Jörg Müller1

1Hamburg University of Technology, Hamburg, Germany; 2Philips Research Europe – Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

10:42 445.

Breast Coil for Real Time MRI Guided Interventional Device

Xu Zhai1, Krishna Kurpad1, Matthew Smith1, Dharmesh Mahay1, Ray Harter2, Sean Fain1

1University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA; 2Marvel Medtech, LLC., Madison, Wisconsin, USA

10:54 446.

Unshielded Dual Tuned Birdcage for High Field MRI/MRS

Robert G. Pinkerton1, Jeffrey A. Stanley2, Enzo A. Barberi1

1XLRImaging Inc., London, Ontario, Canada; 2Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA

11:06 447.

Phased Array Optimized for Simultaneous Reception with a Transmit Volume Coil for

SNR Improvement of the Spectroscopic Imaging of the Hippocampus.

Nikolai I. Avdievich1, Hoby P. Hetherington1

1Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA

11:18 448.

A Symmetrically Fed Microstrip Coil Array for 7T

David Otto Brunner1, Nicola De Zanche1, Juerg Froehlich, Dirk Baumann, Klaas Paul Pruessmann1

1University and ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

11:30 449.

Design of a Highly Sensitive 12-Channel Receive Coil for Tongue MRI

Cecil E. Hayes1, Christopher Carpenter2, Iordanis E. Evangelou3, Gloria Chi-Fishman3

1University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA; 2Pathway Medical Technologies, Inc, Redmond, Washington, USA; 3National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

11:42 450.

An Experimental Verification of  a Hybrid MoM/FEM Method for RF Simulations in  MRI

Bing Keong Li1, Ewald Weber1, Barbara Beck2, Stephen Blackband2, Stuart Crozier1

1University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; 2Gainesville, Florida, USA

11:54 451.

A High-Performance Head Gradient Coil for 7T Systems

Axel vom Endt1, Jörg Riegler1, Eva Eberlein1, Franz Schmitt1, Uwe Dorbert1, Gunnar Krüger1, 2, Rolf Gruetter2

1Siemens Medical Solutions, Erlangen, Germany; 2EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

12:06 452.

Gradient Coils for the Focused RF Ablation with Magnetic Fluids

Tonguc Onur Tasci1, Ibrahim Vargel2, Anil Arat3, Elif Guzel4, Petek Korkusuz4, Ergin Atalar5, 6

1University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; 2Kirikkale University School of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey; 3Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA; 4Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey; 5Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey; 6Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

12:18 453.

PatLoc: Imaging in Non-Bijective, Curvilinear Magnetic Field Gradients

Juergen Hennig1, Maxim Zaitsev1, Oliver Speck1

1University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany, Germany