Vol 4, No 2 (April 30, 2014): Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery (Parallel and sparse MR imaging: methods and instruments——Part 2)

Original Article

Eight channel transmit array volume coil using on-coil radiofrequency current sources
Krishna N. Kurpad, Eddy B. Boskamp, Steven M. Wright
Magnetic wall decoupling method for monopole coil array in ultrahigh field MRI: a feasibility test
Xinqiang Yan, Xiaoliang Zhang, Long Wei, Rong Xue
Efficient method to design RF pulses for parallel excitation MRI using gridding and conjugate gradient
Shuo Feng, Jim Ji
Error decomposition for parallel imaging reconstruction using modulation-domain representation of undersampled data
Yu Li
Sparse parallel transmission on randomly perturbed spiral k-space trajectory
Yong Pang, Xiaohua Jiang, Xiaoliang Zhang
A fast multiparameter MRI approach for acute stroke assessment on a 3T clinical scanner: preliminary results in a non-human primate model with transient ischemic occlusion
Xiaodong Zhang, Frank Tong, Chun-Xia Li, Yumei Yan, Govind Nair, Tsukasa Nagaoka, Yoji Tanaka, Stuart Zola, Leonard Howell
Fast, free-breathing, in vivo fetal imaging using time-resolved 3D MRI technique: preliminary results
Jing Liu, Orit A. Glenn, Duan Xu
In vivo diffusion spectrum imaging of non-human primate brain: initial experience in transcallosal fiber examination
Yuguang Meng, Xiaodong Zhang
Enhancement of the low resolution image quality using randomly sampled data for multi-slice MR imaging
Yong Pang, Baiying Yu, Xiaoliang Zhang
Rapid slice excitation without B0 gradients using large array coils
Ke Feng, Steven M. Wright


This focused issue “Parallel and sparse MR imaging: methods and instruments” was commissioned by the editorial office, Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Xiaoliang Zhang and Jim X. Ji served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the focused issue.