Xinqiang Yan, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor
Faculty Appointments
Research Assistant Professor of Radiology & Radiological Sciences
Ph.D., Particle Physics and Nuclear Physics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, ChinaB.S., Nuclear Physics, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China
Research Description
Xinqiang Yan, Ph.D., earned a Ph.D. is Particle Physics and Nuclear Physics from the Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China. He completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science, and he joined the Vanderbilt faculty as Research Instructor. Dr. Yan’s research is focused on RF hardware, parallel imaging and parallel transmission in MRI.

Section: Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science
Yan X, Zhang X, Gore JC, Grissom WA. Improved traveling-wave efficiency in 7T human MRI using passive local loop and dipole arrays. Magn Reson Imaging [print-electronic]. 2017 Feb 2/9/2017; 39: 103-9. PMID: 28189821, PII: S0730-725X(17)30032-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.mri.2017.02.003, ISSN: 1873-5894.

Yan X, Zhang X, Xue R, Gore JC, Grissom WA. Optimizing the ICE decoupling element distance to improve monopole antenna arrays for 7 Tesla MRI. Magn Reson Imaging [print-electronic]. 2016 Nov; 34(9): 1264-8. PMID: 27469314, PMCID: PMC5055440, PII: S0730-725X(16)30087-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.mri.2016.07.008, ISSN: 1873-5894.

Cao Z, Yan X, Grissom WA. Array-compressed parallel transmit pulse design. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2016 Oct; 76(4): 1158-69. PMID: 26510117, PMCID: PMC4848238, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.26020, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Yan X, Cao Z, Grissom WA. Experimental implementation of array-compressed parallel transmission at 7 tesla. Magn Reson Med [print-electronic]. 2016 Jun; 75(6): 2545-52. PMID: 27080331, DOI: 10.1002/mrm.26239, ISSN: 1522-2594.

Yan X, Cao Z, Zhang X. Simulation verification of SNR and parallel imaging improvements by ICE-decoupled loop array in MRI. Appl Magn Reson [print-electronic]. 2016 Apr; 47(4): 395-403. PMID: 27034578, PMCID: PMC4808813, DOI: 10.1007/s00723-016-0764-x, ISSN: 0937-9347.

Yan X, Xue R, Zhang X. Closely-spaced double-row microstrip RF arrays for parallel MR imaging at ultrahigh fields. Appl Magn Reson [print-electronic]. 2015 Nov; 46(11): 1239-48. PMID: 26508810, PMCID: PMC4617305, DOI: 10.1007/s00723-015-0712-1, ISSN: 0937-9347.

Yan X, Zhang X. Decoupling and matching network for monopole antenna arrays in ultrahigh field MRI. Quant Imaging Med Surg. 2015 Aug; 5(4): 546-51. PMID: 26435918, PMCID: PMC4559973, PII: qims-05-04-546, DOI: 10.3978/j.issn.2223-4292.2015.07.06, ISSN: 2223-4292.

Yan X, Pedersen JO, Wei L, Zhang X, Xue R. Multichannel Double-Row Transmission Line Array for Human MR Imaging at Ultrahigh Fields. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng [print-electronic]. 2015 Jun; 62(6): 1652-9. PMID: 25706499, DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2015.2401976, ISSN: 1558-2531.

Yan X, Wei L, Xue R, Zhang X. Hybrid monopole/loop coil array for human head MR imaging at 7T. Appl Magn Reson. 2015 May 5/1/2015; 46(5): 541-50. PMID: 26120252, PMCID: PMC4479412, DOI: 10.1007/s00723-015-0656-5, ISSN: 0937-9347.

Yan X, Zhang X, Feng B, Ma C, Wei L, Xue R. 7T transmit/receive arrays using ICE decoupling for human head MR imaging. IEEE Trans Med Imaging [print-electronic]. 2014 Sep; 33(9): 1781-7. PMID: 24710826, DOI: 10.1109/TMI.2014.2313879, ISSN: 1558-254X.

Yan X, Xue R, Zhang X. A monopole/loop dual-tuned RF coil for ultrahigh field MRI. Quant Imaging Med Surg. 2014 Aug; 4(4): 225-31. PMID: 25202657, PMCID: PMC4137181, PII: qims-04-04-225, DOI: 10.3978/j.issn.2223-4292.2014.08.03, ISSN: 2223-4292.

Yan X, Zhang X, Wei L, Xue R. Magnetic wall decoupling method for monopole coil array in ultrahigh field MRI: a feasibility test. Quant Imaging Med Surg. 2014 Apr; 4(2): 79-86. PMID: 24834419, PMCID: PMC4014870, PII: qims-04-02-079, DOI: 10.3978/j.issn.2223-4292.2014.04.10, ISSN: 2223-4292.