7. Spectroscopic Imaging and Multivolume Localization

  1. Robin A. de Graaf

Published Online: 1 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470512968.ch7

In Vivo NMR Spectroscopy, 2nd Edition

In Vivo NMR Spectroscopy, 2nd Edition

How to Cite

de Graaf, R. A. (2007) Spectroscopic Imaging and Multivolume Localization, in In Vivo NMR Spectroscopy, 2nd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470512968.ch7

Author Information

  1. Yale University, Connecticut, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 26 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470026700

Online ISBN: 9780470512968



  • multivoxel localization;
  • chemical shift and magnetic field inhomogeneity;
  • phase-encoding gradient;
  • time-domain free induction decay (FID);
  • magnetic field inhomogeneity;
  • longitudinal lipid magnetization;
  • whole-brain multi-slice acquisitions;
  • metabolite resonance frequency;
  • dynamic shim updating (DSU);
  • air–brain tissue boundaries


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Principles of Spectroscopic Imaging

  • Spatial Resolution in MRSI

  • Temporal Resolution in MRSI

  • Lipid Suppression

  • Spectroscopic Imaging Processing and Display

  • Multivolume Localization

  • Exercises

  • References