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Abstract #2750

Designing Shim Coils with Minimax|j|

Michael S. Poole1, Hector Sanchez Lopez1, Stuart Crozier1

1School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

The minimax|j| coil design method produces the most efficient coils when limited by minimum wire spacing. This method was used to design shim coils. An increase in shim strength of between 22 and 92% for the same minimum wire spacing over standard designs in these coils was observed.