Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and RF coil device

  • US 11,035,917 B2
  • Filed: 11/26/2018
  • Issued: 06/15/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/23/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A magnetic resonance imaging (MM) apparatus comprising:

  • a radio frequency (RF) coil configured to include at least one coil element to receive a magnetic resonance (MR) signal emitted from an object;

    a figure-eight coil configured to wirelessly and directly transmit an electric power to the at least one coil element of RF coil without using a power coupling element;

    a radio communication device configured to wirelessly receive a digitalized MR signal transmitted wirelessly from the RF coil; and

    an image generator configured to reconstruct the digitalized MR signal to generate an image data of the object.

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