FURI | Fall 2020

RF (Radio Frequency) Micro-Coil Design for Small Animal MRI

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The research question to be answered by this project would be whether the developed RF (radio frequency) coil could generate the frequency of 297 MHz that is required to operate a 7T MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scanner by the Larmor frequency. The development of the RF coil frame, the resonating structure and the interfaced circuit will go through a series of research, simulation, fabrication, tuning, testing and modifying the design and repeating the process until we reach our determined goal.

Student researcher

Zakarya Abdulahi Abdi

Biomedical engineering

Hometown: Tempe, Arizona, United States

Graduation date: Fall 2020