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Sigrun Roat
Sigrun Roat, MSc, PhD

Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Position: Research Associate (Postdoc)

ORCID: 0000-0001-9321-4136
T +43 1 40400 17720

Further Information


Biomedical Engineering; Computer Simulation; Electromagnetic Fields; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Research group(s)

Research interests

  • RF coil development for ultra high field MRI
  • X-nuclei RF coil development for 7T MRS
  • 3D EM simulation for coil performance evaluation and SAR assessment

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

We develop dedicated RF coils for ultra-high field MR imaging & spectroscopy and specialize in 3D electromagnetic simulations & simulation post-processing.

Selected publications

  1. Roat, S. et al., 2020. A Flexible Array for Cardiac 31P MR Spectroscopy at 7 T. Frontiers in Physics, 8. Available at:
  2. Goluch, S. et al., 2018. Proton-decoupled carbon magnetic resonance spectroscopy in human calf muscles at 7 T using a multi-channel radiofrequency coil. Scientific Reports, 8(1). Available at:
  3. Kuehne, A. et al., 2014. Power balance and loss mechanism analysis in RF transmit coil arrays. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 74(4), pp.1165-1176. Available at:
  4. Goluch, S. et al., 2014. A form-fitted three channel31P, two channel1H transceiver coil array for calf muscle studies at 7 T. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 73(6), pp.2376-2389. Available at:
  5. Nohava, L. et al., 2021. Flexible multi-turn multi-gap coaxial RF coils: design concept and implementation for Magnetic Resonance Imaging at 3 and 7 Tesla. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, pp.1–1. Available at: