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Comparison of three commercially available radio frequency coils for human brain imaging at 3 Tesla

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Mekle, Ralf
van der Zwaag, Wietske
Joosten, Andreas
Published in Magma: Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine. 2008, vol. 21, no. 1-2, p. 53-61
Abstract To evaluate a transverse electromagnetic (TEM), a circularly polarized (CP) (birdcage), and a 12-channel phased array head coil at the clinical field strength of B0 = 3T in terms of signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), signal homogeneity, and maps of the effective flip angle alpha.
Keywords AlgorithmsArtifactsBrain/pathologyBrain Mapping/methodsDiagnostic Imaging/instrumentation/methodsElectromagnetic PhenomenaHumansImage Processing, Computer-AssistedMagnetic Resonance Imaging/instrumentation/methodsPhantoms, ImagingRadiationRadio WavesSensitivity and SpecificitySignal Processing, Computer-AssistedSoftware
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MEKLE, Ralf et al. Comparison of three commercially available radio frequency coils for human brain imaging at 3 Tesla. In: Magma: Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine, 2008, vol. 21, n° 1-2, p. 53-61. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:32949

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