Schedule
High-Field Parallel Transmission and Engineering
        (7 T and 10.5 T)

Coordinators: Pierre-Fran├žois Van de Moortele and J. Tommy Vaughan
3 days, Sept 28-30

Faculty:
Gregor Adriany
Edward J. Auerbach
Lance DelaBarre
Arcan Erturk
Yigitcan Eryaman
Russell Lagore
Gregory Metzger
Sung-Min Sohn
Jinfeng Tian
Jerahmie Radder
Sebastian Schmitter
Pierre-Francois Van de Moortele
Tommy Vaughan
Xiaoping Wu
 
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
Focus on High Field RF Engineering
08:30 Registration and Breakfast
09:00 Introduction
     Tommy Vaughan
09:10 Lecture: High field systems: RF
     Tommy Vaughan, Lance DelaBarre, Gregor Adriany
10:00 Break
10:15 Walking tour: CMRR Facility
     Tommy Vaughan, Gregor Adriany
11:15 Lecture: RF coils and interface
     Gregor Adriany, Tommy Vaughan, Arcan Erturk
12:15 Lunch
13:30 Lab tour: RF coils and interface electronics
     Gregor Adriany, Sung-Min Sohn, Russell Lagore, Tommy Vaughan
14:30 Lecture: RF safety
     Tommy Vaughan, Jinfeng Tian, Yigitcan Eryaman
15:30 Break
15:45 Lab: RF safety demo
     Tommy Vaughan, Jinfeng Tian, Yigitcan Eryaman
16:45 Q & A
     Tommy Vaughan and panel
17:00 Adjourned for the day
 
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
Focus on Parallel Excitation acquisition (I)
08:30 Breakfast
09:00 Introduction
     Pierre-Francois Van de Moortele
09:15 Lecture: pTX hardware: Overview
     Lance DelaBarre
10:00 Lecture: Switch RF box: Can you do it yourself?
     Edward Auerbach
10:15 Break
10:30 Lecture: Many-channel B1 mapping
     Pierre-Francois Van de Moortele
11:00 Lecture: Multi-channel RF pulse design
     Xiaoping Wu
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Lab: Scanner demos (7 T / 10.5 T)
     Sebastian Schmitter, Xiaoping Wu, Pierre-Francois Van de Moortele
15:30 Lab: Scanner demos (7 T / 10.5 T)
     Sebastian Schmitter, Xiaoping Wu, Pierre-Francois Van de Moortele
17:30 Adjourned for the day
 
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
Focus on High Field Parallel Excitation acquisition (II)
08:30 Breakfast
09:00 Lecture: Electromagnetic modeling: How to
     Jerahmie Radder
09:25 Lecture: Co-stimulation: Overview
     Xiaoping Wu
09:45 Q & A
     Pierre-Francois Van de Moortele
10:15 Break
10:30 Lecture: Multi-transmit B1: For what purpose?
     Sebastian Schmitter
11:15 Lecture: Dynamically applying multi-B1 shim solutions
     Gregory Metzger
11:45 Q & A Wrap-up
     Pierre-Francois Van de Moortele
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Lab: Scanner demos (7 T / 10.5 T)
     Sebastian Schmitter, Xiaoping Wu, Pierre-Francois Van de Moortele
15:30 Lab: Scanner demos (7 T / 10.5 T)
     Sebastian Schmitter, Xiaoping Wu, Pierre-Francois Van de Moortele
17:30 Adjourned