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Abstract #2628

A High-Pass Birdcage Coil for Small Animal Imaging at 600MHz/14.1T

Arthur W. Magill1, 2, Hongxia Lei, 13, Rolf Gruetter1, 2

1Laboratory of Functional and Metabolic Imaging, Ecole Polytechnique Fdrale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; 2Radiology, Univeristy of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; 3Radiology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

A high-pass quadrature birdcage coil was simulated, built and tested for use at 600MHz (14.1T). The resulting coil produces a highly homogeneous B1 field over the the field-of-view, despite the short RF wavelength.