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Abstract #2616

Methodology for UHF Multichannel Coil Evaluation

Lance DelaBarre1, Pierre-Francois van de Moortele1, Carl Snyder1, Jinfeng Tian1, Steen Moeller1, J. Thomas Vaughan1

1Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Evaluating the performance and safety of high field RF coils with multiple elements is necessary to improve coil designs, but it is challenging due to the complexity of the coil itself. A methodology to evaluate coil performance is demonstrated using a 7T coil as an example.