Martijn Anton Cloos1, Michel Luong2, Guillaume Ferrand2, Alexis Amadon1, Dennis Le Bihan1, Nicolas Boulant1
1CEA, DSV, I2BM, NeuroSpin, LRMN, Gif-sur-Yvette, France; 2CEA, DSM, IRFU, SACM, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
The possibility of high local SAR values can be a limiting factor to in-vivo transmit-SENSE applications at high field. In this work we introduce a novel method to reduce the local SAR and demonstrate its application based on simulations. When considering the human head at 7T, the proposed method demonstrates local SAR reductions up to a factor of 6.