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Response to Tip-Angle and Spin-Lock RF Pulse Sequences in the Presence of Magnetic Field Gradients: Slice-Selective Excitation in NMR Imaging Experiments

  • D. E. Demco
  • F. Balibanu
  • R. Kimmich
Conference paper

Abstract

We describe the theoretical response of spin systems to radio frequency pulses in the presence of magnetic field gradients. The conditions under which slice-selective excitations occur are derived. The relevance of the results for NMR imaging experiments is outlined.

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    P. G. Morris, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Medicine and Biology, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1986.Google Scholar
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    E. Rommel and R. Kimmich, J. Magn. Reson. 83, 299 (1989).ADSGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. E. Demco
    • 1
  • F. Balibanu
    • 2
  • R. Kimmich
    • 3
  1. 1.Polytechnic InstituteClujRomania
  2. 2.Institute for Isotope and Molecular TechnologyClujRomania
  3. 3.Sektion KernresonanzspektroskopieUniversität UlmUlmFed. Rep. of Germany

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