SeungHoon H. Ha1, Lutfi Tugan Muftuler1, Orhan Nalcioglu1
1Tu & Yuen Center for Functional
Onco-Imaging, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
Dual-tuned RF coils for multi-nuclear imaging has been considered about loss of an intrinsic quality (Q) factors at each resonant frequencies due to trap circuits which is used at the dual-tuned coil conventionally. New coil using PIN diode switching without trap circuit is presented for keeping inherent Q-factor and the possibility for clinical study is introduced by building dual tuned array coil based on new concept using PIN switching.