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Abstract #1838

Novel Gradient Transparent RF Shielding Technologies for Integrated PET/MR

Daniel Truhn1, Fabian Kiessling1, Volkmar Schulz1,2

1Institute of Experimental & Molecular Imaging, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, NRW, Germany; 2Philips Research Europe, Aachen, Germany

We demonstrate that a multiple shell setup exhibits favourable advantages over a single shell shielding enclosure in the context of simultaneous PET/MR imaging. It is shown that effects on the MR gradient fields can be reduced without compromising the shielding at high frequencies.