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Abstract #2934

Thermal Conduction from Coil: Assessment of Effects and Comparison to Simulation

Sukhoon Oh1, Giuseppe Carluccio2, Christopher M. Collins1

1Center for NMR Research, Radiology, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA, United States; 2Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States

In this study, we investigate how the thermal conduction from a transmit surface coil components affects temperature increase in a subject by comparing temperature simulations and experiments at two different coil-sample distances.