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Abstract #4527

Non-Linear Evolution of GRE Phase as a Means to Investigate Tissue Microstructure

Ferdinand Schweser1,2, Andreas Deistung1, Daniel Gllmar1, Marie Atterbury1,3, Berengar Wendel Lehr1, Karsten Sommer1,4, Jrgen R. Reichenbach1

1Medical Physics Group, Dept. of Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology 1, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany; 2School of Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany; 3Dept. of Physics, Brown University, Providence, RI, United States; 4School of Physics & Astronomy, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany

Gradient-echo (GRE) magnetic resonance phase data are proportional to the magnetic field, providing useful information for several applications. However, the sources of the phase contrast and their relative contributions to the phase signal