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Abstract #4503

A Flexible Design Algorithm for Single-Shot 2D Circular/Elliptical OVS RF Pulses

Xiaoping Wu1, Nate Powell1, Malgorzata Marjanska1, Michael Garwood1, Kmil Ugurbil1, Pierre-Franois Van de Moortele1

1Center for Magnetic Resonance Research and Radiology Department, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Outer Volume Suppression (OVS) is used to saturate unwanted MR signals in spectroscopy. Typically, OVS is performed with multiple conventional (e.g., sinc) pulses, suffering from low efficiency and high SAR. We have previously