Amanda Kay Funai1, Jeffrey A. Fessler1, Douglas C. Noll2
1EECS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA; 2BME, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
We propose a method to obtain a map of the complex B1 field strength of K coils using only K+1 measurements. We transmit using coil combinations (leave-one-out) to achieve larger flip angles in the FOV. The proposed method incorporates slice selection effects to create an iterative regularized method with superior results to existing methods.