







NMR
Physics: Firming up the Foundations 

08:30 


Quantum
Mechanical Description of NMR: From Wave Function to Bloch
Equation 
Michael H. Buonocore,
M.D., Ph.D. 
09:00 


Problems
in MR that Need Quantum Mechanics: The Density Matrix
Approach 
Robert V. Mulkern, Ph.D. 
09:30 


Multiple
Quantum Coherence, Editing & Multidimensional NMR 
Daniel F. Gochberg, Ph.D. 





10:00 


Break 
Meet the Teachers 






10:30 


From
Bloch Equation to MR Contrasts: Relaxation & Physical Bases
of Tissue Contrast 
William D. Rooney, Ph.D. 
11:00 


Other
Contrast: Polarization Transfer, Chemical Exchange &
Magnetization Transfer 
Penny A. Gowland, Ph.D.

11:30 


Bloch
Equation in the Rotating Frame, Multidimensional Excitation

Douglas C. Noll, Ph.D. 
12:00 


BlochTorrey Equation & Diffusion Imaging (DWI, DTI, qspace
Imaging) 
Jennifer A. McNab, Ph.D. 





12:30 


Lunch Break 




12:30 
12:45  Meet the Teachers 









Electromagnetic Fields in MRI: from Theory to Practice 

14:00 


Maxwell
Equations & EM Modeling 
Christopher M. Collins,
Ph.D. 
14:30 


Static
Magnetic Field: Magnetic Field (in)homogeneity, Effects of
Susceptibility, Demagnetizing Field & Lorentz Sphere 
Jürgen R. Reichenbach,
Ph.D. 
15:00 


Understanding Gradients from an EM Perspective: Gradient
Linearity, Eddy Currents, Maxwell Terms & Peripheral Nerve
Stimulation 
Johan A. Overweg, Ph.D. 





15:30 


Break 
Meet the Teachers 






16:00 


RF Field
Generation, Coupling, Traveling Wave Transmission 
David O. Brunner, Ph.D. 
16:30 


RF Field
Transmission: B1Field NonUniformity & SAR 
Lawrence L. Wald, Ph.D.

17:00 


B1Shimming & Parallel Transmission 
Ulrich Katscher, Ph.D. 
17:30 


Signal
Detection, Reciprocity & SNR 
Christopher M. Collins,
Ph.D. 





18:00 


Adjournment 




18:0018:15 Meet the Teachers 





