Adiabatic refocusing pulse which compensates for variable of power and off‐resonance effects

M. Robin Bendall, Michael Garwood, Kâmil Uǧurbil, David T. Pegg

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Abstract

Adiabatic 180° inversion rf pulses can be converted to 180° refocusing pulses by inverting the effective field midway during the pulse. Suitable pulses retain insensitivity to large variations in the rf field strength and act over a reasonable spectral width. Such pulses may find application in studies utilizing surface coils. © 1987 Academic Press, Inc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)493-499
Number of pages7
JournalMagnetic resonance in medicine
Volume4
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1987

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