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A Genetic Algorithm/Method of Moments Approach to the Optimization of an RF Coil for MRI Applications --- Theoretical Considerations

By D. Yau and S. Crozier

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A Combined Genetic Algorithm and Method of Moments design methods is presented for the design of unusual near-field antennas for use in Magnetic Resonance Imaging systems. The method is successfully applied to the design of an asymmetric coil structure for use at 190 MHz and demonstrates excellent radiofrequency field homogeneity.

D. Yau and S. Crozier, "A Genetic Algorithm/Method of Moments Approach to the Optimization of an RF Coil for MRI Applications --- Theoretical Considerations," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 39, 177-192, 2003.

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