Xi Chen1,2, Laura M. Rowland2,
Branch, Nation Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, MD, United States; 2Maryland
Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine,
Baltimore, MD, United States
A broadband outer volume suppression scheme is proposed to compensate the potential subtraction error of the ISIS module in the SPECIAL sequence; an macromolecule suppression scheme is also proposed using a modified SPECIAL sequence. A similar SNR as the STEAM spectroscopy is achieved.