Preliminary experiments on a CRLH metamaterial zeroth-order resonant coil (ZORC) element for 7 Tesla MRI applications with large field of view
; Schneider, P.; Caloz, Christophe; Orzada, Stephan
Metamaterials 2009 : the Third International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics ; London, 30th August - 4th Sept. - Special Session 4, [Louvain-la-Neuve], 2009, S. 126 - 128
Preliminary experimental magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) results based on a novel composite right/lefthanded (CRLH) zeroth-order resonant coil (ZORC) are presented. These results demonstrate, using an homogeneous flat phantom emulating the human body, that the ZORC can achieve very large fields of view, corresponding to the length of the ZOR structure, which is of approximately 30 cm in the prototype presented.