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Advanced Methods in Post Cartesian Imaging

Abstract Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging with data acquisition on a non-rectangular grid permits a variety of approaches to cover k-space. This flexibility can be exploited to achieve clinically relevant characteristics -- fast yet full coverage for short scan times, center out schemes for short Te, over-sampled k-space for robustness to motion, long acquisition time for improved signal-to-noise (SNR) performance and benign under-sampling (aliasing) artifact. This dissertation presents advances in Periodically Rotated Overlapping ParallEL Lines with Enhanced Reconstruction (PROPELLER) trajectory design and improved reconstruction for spiral imaging. Scan time in PROPELLER imaging can be reduced by tailoring the trajectory to the required Field-Of-Vi... (more)
Created Date 2010
Contributor Devaraj, Ajit (Author) / Pipe, James G (Advisor) / Karam, Lina J (Advisor) / Frakes, David H (Committee member) / Aberle, James T (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical Engineering
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 116 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Electrical Engineering 2010
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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