Fast Electromagnetic Analysis of MRI Transmit RF Coils Based on Accelerated Integral Equation Methods

@article{Villena2016FastEA,
  title={Fast Electromagnetic Analysis of MRI Transmit RF Coils Based on Accelerated Integral Equation Methods},
  author={Jorge Fernandez Villena and Athanasios G. Polimeridis and Yigitcan Eryaman and Elfar Adalsteinsson and Lawrence L. Wald and Jacob K. White and Luca Daniel},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering},
  year={2016},
  volume={63},
  pages={2250-2261}
}
A fast frequency domain full-wave electromagnetic simulation method is introduced for the analysis of MRI coils loaded with the realistic human body models. The approach is based on integral equation methods decomposed into two domains: 1) the RF coil array and shield, and 2) the human body region where the load is placed. The analysis of multiple coil designs is accelerated by introducing the precomputed magnetic resonance Green functions (MRGFs), which describe how the particular body model… Expand
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