The class will have a final project. You will have about a month to work on it. You can either choose a project from you own work, or choose one from a list that will be provided.

A few projects you might consider are

  • Adiabatic SLR pulses

    Balchandani P, Pauly J, Spielman D. Designing Adiabatic Radio Frequency Pulses Using the Shinnar–Le Roux Algorithm. Magnetic resonance in medicine  2010;64(3):843-851.

  • High time bandwidth pulses

    Schulte RF, Tsao J, Boesiger P, Pruessmann KP. Equi-ripple design of quadratic phase RF pulses. J Magn Reson. 2004;166:111–122.

    Schulte RF, Hennig A, Tsao J, Boesiger P, Pruessmann KP. Design of broadband RF pulses with polynomial phase response. J Magn Reson. 2007;186:167–175.

  • Simultaneous Multislice

    Barth M, Breuer F, Koopmans PJ, Norris DG, Poser BA. Simultaneous multislice (SMS) imaging techniques. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2016;75(1):63-81.

  • Pulse Pairs

    Zun Z, Hargreaves BA, Pauly J, Zaharchuk G. Near-Contiguous Spin Echo Imaging Using Matched-Phase RF and Its Application in Velocity-Selective Arterial Spin Labeling. . 2014;71(6):2043-2050.

    Balchandani P, Yamada M, Pauly J, Yang P, Spielman D. Self-Refocused Spatial-Spectral Pulse for Positive Contrast Imaging of Cells Labeled with SPIO Nanoparticles. 2009;62(1):183-192