Permanent-magnet-based Low-field (MRI) Head Imager

2019-04-10-poster2

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    The Imging System
  1. (NEW) J. Gong, S. Y. Huang, Z. H. Ren, and Wenwei Yu, “Effects of Encoding Fields of Permanent Magnet Arrays on Image Quality in Low-field Portable MRI Systems”, IEEE Access, in press 2019
  2. Zhi Hua Ren, Sergei Obruchkov (Victoria University of Wellington), Dongwei Lu, Robin Dykstra (Victoria University of Wellington), and S. Y. Huang, ‘A Low-field Portable Magnetic Resonance Imaging System for Head Imaging’, Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium 2017 in Singapore, 19-22 Nov. 2017 (Best Student Paper Award, Category of Remote Sensing, Inverse Problems, Imaging, Radar& Sensing, 2nd Position)
  3. Z. H. Ren, W.S. Zhou, and S. Y. Huang, “A Convertible Magnet Array and Solenoid Coil for a Portable Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) System”, poster, ISMRM 25th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Honolulu, HI, USA, 22-27 April 2017
  4. Magnets & Magnet Arrays
  5. [Book chapter] E. Motovilova, and S. Y. Huang, “Magnetic materials for nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI),” Advances in Magnetic Materials: Processing, Properties and Performance, page 131-188, Chaper 3, Edited by Sam Zhang, CRC Press/Taylor & Francis
  6. (NEW) Z. H. Ren, J Gong, and S.Y.Huang, “An Irregular-shaped Ring-Pair Magnet Array with a Linear FieldGradient for 2D Head Imaging in Low-field Portable MRI”, IEEE Access 7, 48715-48724, 2019 (pdf)
  7. (NEW) Z. H. Ren, W. C. Mu, and S. Y. Huang, “Design and Optimization of a Ring-Pair Permanent Magnet Array for Head Imaging in a Low-field Portable MRI System”, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Volume 55, Issue 1, Jan. 2019 (pdf)
  8. Z. H. Ren, J. Gong, and S. Y. Huang, “An Irregular Aubert Ring-Pair-Aggregate Optimized with Improved Gradient for Head Imaging in a Low-field Portable MRI System”, poster, ISMRM 27th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Montreal, Canada, 11-16 May 2019
  9. Z. H. Ren, and S. Y. Huang, “An Aubert Ring Aggregate Magnet Helmet for 3D Head Imaging in a Low-field Portable MRI”, poster, ISMRM 27th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Montreal, Canada, 11-16 May 2019
  10. S. Y. Huang, “Optimization of Permanent Magnet Array for a Portable MR Imager”, section on Portable MRI Systems for Point-of-Care & Mobile Applications, ISMRM 26th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Paris, France, 16-21 June 2018
  11. Z. H. Ren, W. C. Mu, and S. Y. Huang, “A New Yokeless Permanent Magnet Array with High Field Strength and High Field Homogeneity for Low-field Portable MRI System”, poster, ISMRM 26th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Paris, France, 16-21 June 2018
  12. Z. H. Ren, and S. Y. Huang, “A Novel Optimization Method for the Design of Permanent Magnet Array and its Application to a Portable Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) System”, poster, ISMRM 25th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Honolulu, HI, USA, 22-27 April 2017
  13. Z. H. Ren, and S.Y. Huang, “A Novel Optimization Method for the Design of Permanent Magnet Array and its Application to a Portable Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) System”, 2016 IS-3T-in-3A, SUTD, Singapore, Oct. 23-26, 2016
  14. Z. H. Ren, and S.Y. Huang, “A Convertible Magnet Array and Solenoid Coil for a Portable Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) System”, 2016 IS-3T-in-3A, SUTD, Singapore, Oct. 23-26, 2016 (student paper award)
  15. Z. H. Ren, and S.Y.Huang, ‘Design, Optimization and Application of a Permanent Magnet Array for Portable Magnetic Resonance Imaging System’, The 4th ICMRI 2016 and 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of KSMRM, Seoul, Korea, 24-26 March 2016
  16. RF Control Circuit
  17. Z. H. Ren, G. Yang, P. Wu, S. Obruchkov, R. Dykstra, and S. Y. Huang, “A Novel and Efficient No-tuning Inductive-coupling Q-damping Circuit for a Low-field Portable MRI System”, poster, ISMRM 27th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Montreal, Canada, 11-16 May 2019
  18. J. Su, and S. Y. Huang, “The Design of a Compact NMR system,” 2015 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Workshop Series on Advanced Materials and Processes for RF and THz Applications, 2015.
  19. Z. H. Ren, L. Maréchal, W. Luo, J. Su, and S. Y. Huang, ‘Magnet Array for a Portable Magnetic Resonance Imaging System’, 2015 IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society International Microwave Workshop Series on RF and Wireless Technologies for Biomedical and Healthcare Applications, Taipei, Taiwan, Sept. 2015.
  20. Image Recon
  21. W. Mu, L. Zheng, D. C. Alexander, J. Gong, W. Yu, and S. Y. Huang, “A New Deep Learning Structure for Improving Image Quality of a Low-field Portable MRI System”, poster, ISMRM 27th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Montreal, Canada, 11-16 May 2019
  22. D. Lu, Z. H. Ren, and S. Y. Huang, “Flexible spatial encoding strategy using receive coil aggregates for Halbach magnet array based magnetic resonance imaging”, poster, ISMRM 26th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Paris, France, 16-21 June 2018
  23. Dongwei Lu, S. Y. Huang, ‘A TSVD-based Approach for Flexible Spatial Encoding Strategy in Portable Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) System’, Special session on Electromagnetics at the Heart of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium 2017 in Singapore, 19-22 Nov. 2017
  24. J. Su, and S. Y. Huang, ‘A New Approach for Flexible Spatial Encoding Strategy in a Low-Field MRI System’, The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) 24th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Singapore, 7 – 13 May 2016
  25. RF Coils
  26. Z. H. Ren, and S. Y. Huang, “The Design of A Short Solenoid with Homogeneous B1 for A Low-field Portable MRI Scanner Using Genetic Algorithm”, poster, ISMRM 26th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Paris, France, 16-21 June 2018

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