Simultaneous acquisition of spatial harmonics (SMASH): Fast imaging with radiofrequency coil arrays

  title={Simultaneous acquisition of spatial harmonics (SMASH): Fast imaging with radiofrequency coil arrays},
  author={Daniel K. Sodickson and Warren J. Manning},
  journal={Magnetic Resonance in Medicine},
SiMultaneous Acquisition of Spatial Harmonics (SMASH) is a new fast‐imaging technique that increases MR image acquisition speed by an integer factor over existing fast‐imaging methods, without significant sacrifices in spatial resolution or signal‐to‐noise ratio. Image acquisition time is reduced by exploiting spatial information inherent in the geometry of a surface coil array to substitute for some of the phase encoding usually produced by magnetic field gradients. This allows for partially… 
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