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Alexander Kolchinsky: Multibus sequential processor to perform in parallel a plurality of reconfigurable logic operations on a plurality of data sets. Analogic Corporation, Joseph S Iandiorio, April 5, 1994: US05301344 (124 worldwide citation)

A reconfigurable sequential processor includes a data bank for storing data to be processed; a programmable logic block address generator for addressing data in the data bank; a programmable logic block arithmetic unit responsive to the data bank for processing the data addressed by the programmable ...


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Bernard M Gordon, Hans Weedon, Iosif Izrailit, Timothy R Fox, John F Moore: Dual energy power supply. Analogic Corporation, Lappin & Kusmer, August 26, 1997: US05661774 (114 worldwide citation)

The disclosed dual energy baggage scanning assembly includes a CT scanning system, and a conveyor belt for transporting items through the CT scanning system, and an improved power supply for the X-ray source of the CT scanner so that a dual energy beam is provided. The power supply alternately power ...


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John M Dobbs: System and method for real time measurement of detector offset in rotating-patient CT scanner. Analogic Corporation, McDermott Will & Emery, November 14, 2000: US06148058 (96 worldwide citation)

A rotating-patient computed tomography scanning system in which the detector offset is measured in real time for each scan. At least one x-ray--absorbent reference structure is disposed in the field of view, so that a projection of the reference structure is present in every view of the patient. The ...


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Daniel Abenaim: Flexible probe apparatus. Analogic Corporation, Schiller & Kusmer, August 17, 1993: US05235964 (93 worldwide citation)

A flexible, manipulatable, an reuseable probe apparatus is disclosed wherein a double sleeve probe housing comprises a relatively thin, slippery outer sleeve and a thicker, more resilient inner sleeve having a plurality of apertures in at least a portion of its side wall. By reducing the stress and ...


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Ching Ming Lai: Computerized tomography scanner with longitudinal flying focal spot. Analogic Corporation, McDermott Will & Emery, July 3, 2001: US06256369 (90 worldwide citation)

In an improved computerized tomography scanner, the X-ray source is configured to have a focal spot that is variable in position in a direction parallel to or substantially parallel to the longitudinal or rotation axis of the scanner. Data are sampled from two different focal spot positions displace ...


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Bernard M Gordon, Eric M Bailey, David A Schafer, Christopher C Ruth, Carl R Crawford: Computed tomography scanning apparatus and method using adaptive reconstruction window. Analogic Corporation, McDermott Will & Emery, July 3, 2001: US06256404 (85 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for performing CT scans of baggage being carried or loaded onto commercial aircraft are described. The CT baggage scanner of the invention includes numerous features which provide the system with high baggage throughput on the order of seven hundred bags per hour as well as im ...


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John B Porter, David W Altmann, Bruno A Mattedi, Ralph Jones: Full floating point vector processor with dynamically configurable multifunction pipelined ALU. Analogic Corporation, David W Gomes, Albert P Durigon, May 13, 1986: US04589067 (77 worldwide citation)

A full floating point vector processor includes a master processing unit having DMA I/O means, a wide bandwidth data memory having static RAM and/or interleaved dynamic RAM, an address generator operative to provide address generation for data loaded in the data memory, a concurrently operating pipe ...


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Ibrahim M Bechwati, Sergey Simanovsky, Muzaffer Hiraoglu, Carl R Crawford: Apparatus and method for combining related objects in computed tomography data. Analogic Corporation, Lappin & Kusmer, October 3, 2000: US06128365 (76 worldwide citation)

Sheet-shaped objects can be detected by analyzing a neighborhood of voxels surrounding a test voxel. If the density is sufficiently different, then the voxel is associated with a sheet object. Sheet objects can also be detected by eroding the CT data so as to eliminate voxels associated with thin ob ...


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Carl R Crawford, Ibrahim M Bechwati, Sergey Simanovsky, Muzzafer Hiraoglu: Apparatus and method for processing object data in computed tomography data using object projections. Analogic Corporation, McDermott Will & Emery, February 5, 2002: US06345113 (73 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for identifying and classifying objects represented in CT data for a region using the shape of the objects are disclosed. An object represented by CT data for a region is identified. Next, a two-dimensional projection of the object along a principal axis of the object is gene ...


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David A Schafer: Explosive material detection apparatus and method using dual energy information of a scan. Analogic Corporation, McDermott Will & Emery, July 9, 2002: US06418189 (71 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for detecting explosive material uses dual energy information of an X-ray scan of the material. The object in question is located within a region which includes extraneous objects. The region is scanned by an X-ray radiation source which alternately emits radiation at two dif ...



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