Meeting Banner
Abstract #1398

Non-Uniform Dielectric Substrate (NODES) Antenna Design for Cardiac Imaging at 7T

Alireza Sadeghi-Tarakameh1, Bahram Khalichi2, Xiaoping Wu1, Gregory J. Metzger1, and Yigitcan Eryaman3
1Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, United States, 2Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, 3University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Utilizing receive and transmit array coils with improved SNR/SAR performance is crucial to realizing the full potential of ultra-high field (UHF) MRI. In this work, we optimize a previously introduced antenna (NODES) to improve its SNR and SAR performances for 7T cardiac MRI applications.

This abstract and the presentation materials are available to members only; a login is required.

Join Here