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Abstract #1510

Inductive Coupled Local TX Coil Design

Weidong Wang1, Xue Lian Lu2, Jun You2, Weijun Zhang2, Haining Wang2, Helmut Greim3, Markus Vester3, Jianmin Wang2

1Siemens Mindit Magnetic Resonance Ltd , Shen Zhen, Guang Dong, China; 2Siemens Mindit Magnetic Resonance Ltd, Shen Zhen, Guang Dong, China; 3Siemens Medical Solutions Magnetic Resonance, Erlangen, Germany

A Transmit/Receive coil provides several advantages compared to receive only coils. On the other hand the local TX/RX option is not always available due to cost considerations. In this paper we present a novel method to implement a local TX/RX function with an inductive coupled TX local coil.