Xinqiang Yan, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor
Radiology & Radiological Sciences
Research Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Delivery Address
Medical Center North
1161 21st Avenue South, CCC-1118

Xinqiang Yan, PhD, earned a PhD 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 arraysMagn 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 MRIMagn 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 designMagn 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 teslaMagn 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 MRIAppl 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 fieldsAppl 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 MRIQuant 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 FieldsIEEE 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 7TAppl 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 imagingIEEE 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 MRIQuant 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 testQuant 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.


Clinical Interests