Chunsheng Wang1, Alex Pai2, Bing Wu1, Roland Krug1, Sharmila Majumdar1,3, Xiaoliang Zhang1,3
1Dept. of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA; 2Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA; 32UCSF/UC Berkeley Joint Graduate Group in Bioengineering, San Francisco & Berkeley, CA, USA
An 8-element microstrip transmission line (MTL) wrist coil was designed and tested at 7T. It consists two half-volume pieces with split ground. This open structure can easily fit human wrist very closely and gain high sensitivity.