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Abstract #4692

Fundamentals & Visualization of the SWIFT Sequence

Curtis Andrew Corum1, Djaudat Idiyatullin1, Steen Moeller1, Ryan Chamberlain1, Robert O'Connell1, Michael Garwood1

1CMRR, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, United States

We review the basics of the SWIFT sequence. Due to the short T2 sensitivity and rapid RF switching, there are unique hardware requirements for implementing SWIFT. Also due to the frequency swept pulse and interleaved signal reception, there are novel signal processing and correction strategies.