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Abstract #3811

Remote Tuning and Matching an 8-Channel Transceive Array at 7T

Carl Snyder1, Christopher Rogers2, Lance DelaBarre1, Mattew Robson2, J. Thomas Vaughan1

1University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, United States; 2Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Here an 8-channel transceive array was remotely tuned and matched using piezoelectric actuators; this process, can be automated by monitoring and reducing the standing wave ratio on the transmission line leading to the coil.