Simplified mathematical description of longitudinal recovery in multiple‐echo sequences

Thomas E. Conturo, Albert H. Beth, Richard F. Arenstorf, Ronald R. Price

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Abstract

The intensity of multiple echoes separated by a time 2τ has been modeled using the closed form of a finite geometric series. This eliminates long exponential series, introduces the number of echoes as an independent parameter, and corrects for the net T1 relaxation during the echo train. Other sequences having echo trains can be modeled similarly. © 1987 Academic Press, Inc.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)282-288
Number of pages7
JournalMagnetic resonance in medicine
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1987

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