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Abstract #1852

Silicon Carbide MRI Transmitters

Oliver Heid1, Timothy Hughes1

1Corporate Research, Siemens AG, Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany

Silicon Carbide JFETs promise to revolutionize RF power generation up to UHF frequencies. The main advantages are extremely high efficiency, power density and the absence of RF load matching requirements. We report on the design and testing of a 11kW prototype RF transmitter module.