Transient-State Gradient-Echo Imaging

  • Marinus T. Vlaardingerbroek
  • Jacques A. den Boer


The steady-state existing in SE, FE, and FFE imaging methods is the consequence of the strict periodicity of the sequence. Quite commonly, in these steady-state methods the first repetitions of the sequence are used not for the acquisition of data, but only to run in the steady state.


Flip Angle Transverse Magnetization Inversion Pulse Longitudinal Magnetization Preparation Pulse 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marinus T. Vlaardingerbroek
    • 1
  • Jacques A. den Boer
    • 2
  1. 1.The Netherlands
  2. 2.The Netherlands

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