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BEBOP / BIBOP amplitude-limited excitation and inversion pulses from the paper "Exploring the limits..."

K. Kobzar, T. Skinner, N. Khaneja, S.J. Glaser, B. Luy, "Exploring the limits of broadband excitation and inversion pulses", J. Magn. Reson. 170, 236-243 (2004).

Excitation pulses

 

1. Pulses optimized for different offset ranges without tolerance to RF-inhomogeneity:

Offset range of 10kHz
Offset range of 20kHz
Offset range of 30kHz
Offset range of 40kHz
Offset range of 60kHz

 

2. Pulses optimized for a constant offset range of 20kHz and different tolerance to RF-inhomogeneity:

RF-inhomogeneity tolerance of +/-10%
RF-inhomogeneity tolerance of +/-20%
RF-inhomogeneity tolerance of +/-30%
RF-inhomogeneity tolerance of +/-40%

3. Pulses optimized for different offset ranges with tolerance to +/-20% of RF-inhomogeneity:

Offset range of 5kHz
Offset range of 10kHz
Offset range of 20kHz
Offset range of 30kHz
Offset range of 40kHz

Inversion pulses

 

 

1. Pulses optimized for different offset ranges without tolerance to RF-inhomogeneity:

Offset range of 10kHz
Offset range of 20kHz
Offset range of 30kHz
Offset range of 40kHz
Offset range of 60kHz

2. Pulses optimized for a constant offset range of 20kHz and different tolerance to RF-inhomogeneity:

RF-inhomogeneity tolerance of +/-10%
RF-inhomogeneity tolerance of +/-20%
RF-inhomogeneity tolerance of +/-30%
RF-inhomogeneity tolerance of +/-40%

3. Pulses optimized for different offset ranges with tolerance to +/-20% of RF-inhomogeneity:

Offset range of 5kHz
Offset range of 10kHz
Offset range of 30kHz
Offset range of 40kHz