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Abstract #2801

Pre-Clinical Imaging at 9.4T Using a Versatile 8-Channel Transceive Array

Yu Li1, Bing Keong Li1, Ewald Weber1, Stuart Crozier1, Johannes Schneider2, Peter Ullmann2, Sven Junge2

1School of ITEE, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; 2Bruker BioSpin MRI GmbH, Ettlingen, Germany

In this work, the combination of using a 9.4T 8-channel actively detunable small animal transceive volume array with local 2-element receive-only phased array coil is tested. It is shown that with this setup the SNR for small sized rat can be improved.