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Abstract #0121

An 8 Channel Transmit Coil for Transmit Sense at 3T

Wald L, Wiggins G, Setsompop K, Adalsteinsson E, Potthast A, Alagappan V
A. A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology

An 8 channel 3T transmit coil used for parallel excitation is presented to correct the B1 inhomogeneity at high field strengths, using spatially tailored RF pulses. The coil was tested in a prototype 8 transmit channel 3T Tim Trio system and validated using spatially tailored RF excitation pulses.