Theoretical signal-to-noise ratio of a slotted surface coil for magnetic resonance imaging

@article{Ocegueda2011TheoreticalSR,
  title={Theoretical signal-to-noise ratio of a slotted surface coil for magnetic resonance imaging},
  author={Koryna Itz{\'e} Contreras Ocegueda and S. S. Hidalgo and Sergio Solis and A. O. Rodriguez},
  journal={arXiv: Medical Physics},
  year={2011}
}
The analytical expression for the signal-to-noise ratio of a slotted surface coil with an arbitrary number of slots was derived using the quasi-static approach. This surface coil based on the vane-type magnetron tube. To study the coil perfomance, the theoretical signal-to-noise ratio predictions of this coil design were computed using a different number of slots. Results were also compared with theoretical results obtained for a circular coil with similar dimensions. It can be appreciated that… 

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