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Charles Lucian Dumoulin, Robert David Darrow: MRI guided ablation system. General Electric Company, Jean K Testa, Donald S Ingraham, June 12, 2001: US06246896 (136 worldwide citation)

An MRI system acquires NMR tracking data from a tracking coil imbedded in an ablation device which is guided by a physician using real time anatomic images produced from image data acquired by the MRI system. The same tracking coil is energized by an RF power source to deliver energy which ablates t ...


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Walter Whipple III: Energy-efficient refrigerator control system. General Electric Company, Donald S Ingraham, January 27, 1998: US05711159 (95 worldwide citation)

An energy-efficient refrigerator includes a refrigerator control system for generating refrigerator control signals responsive to cooling demands of respective refrigerator compartments; a refrigeration apparatus coupled to the control system; and a multiplex damper system disposed to selectively di ...


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Walter Whipple III, Hunt A Sutherland: Serial bus control for appliances. General Electric Company, Donald S Ingraham, February 4, 1997: US05600310 (77 worldwide citation)

A household appliance having a serial bus control system includes a system controller, a plurality of slave nodes, and a serial bus connector. Each slave node is a sensor, an actuator, or the like, that is coupled to the serial bus connector and is responsive to a particular slave node address code ...


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Warren F Bessler: Low refrigerant charge detection using a combined pressure/temperature sensor. General Electric Company, Patrick K Patnode, Donald S Ingraham, December 24, 1996: US05586445 (77 worldwide citation)

Low refrigerant charge in a refrigeration system is detected by monitoring the compressor discharge pressure and temperature. This monitoring is accomplished with a combined pressure/temperature sensor located at or near the compressor outlet. The sensor output signals are fed to a controller which ...


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Siegfried Aftergut, John Frederick Ackerman: Hermetically sealed radiation imager. General Electric Company, Donald S Ingraham, June 24, 1997: US05641984 (77 worldwide citation)

A hermetically packaged radiation imager includes a moisture barrier cover disposed over the imaging array and a hermetic seal structure disposed around the periphery of the moisture barder cover to seal the cover to the underlying substrate. The hermetic seal structure comprises a solder seal dispo ...


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Jack D Kingsley, Robert F Kwasnick, Ching Yeu Wei, Richard J Saia: High sensitivity, high resolution, solid state x-ray imaging device with barrier layer. General Electric Company, Donald S Ingraham, Marvin Snyder, February 16, 1993: US05187369 (73 worldwide citation)

A radiation imager includes a photodetector array having topographically patterned surface features, which include support islands disposed over the active portion of one or more photodetectors in the photodetector array. A structured scintillator array having individual columnar scintillator elemen ...


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Heinz Jaster, Frank Joseph Bowden: Refrigerant level control in a refrigeration system. General Electric Company, Patrick K Patnode, Donald S Ingraham, August 12, 1997: US05655379 (72 worldwide citation)

A refrigeration system includes a phase separator disposed in flow communication with a pulse width modulated solenoid valve. A thermistor is disposed in the phase separator and is submerged in either refrigerant liquid or refrigerant vapor during operation, with the electrical resistance thereof co ...


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Nathan R Whetten: Method of making multi-layer address lines for amorphous silicon liquid crystal display devices. General Electric Company, Donald S Ingraham, Marvin Snyder, March 12, 1996: US05498573 (71 worldwide citation)

Each scan line of a liquid crystal display (LCD) includes: a first layer of titanium disposed on the LCD substrate surface to promote adhesion of the scan line to the substrate surface; a layer of molybdenum or aluminum disposed on the first titanium layer to provide a low resistance address line; a ...


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Peter Michael Edic, Harvey Ellis Cline, Ahmad Nadeem Ishaque, Mehmet Yavuz: Mathematical model and a method and apparatus for utilizing the model. General Electric Company, Donald S Ingraham, Patrick K Patnode, September 21, 2004: US06793496 (68 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a model and a method and apparatus for utilizing the model to simulate an imaging scenario. The model is mathematically defined by analytical basis objects and/or polygonal basis objects. Preferably, the model is a model of the human heart and thorax. Polygonal basis o ...


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Henri M Rougeot, George E Possin: Radiation image detector with optical gain selenium photosensors. General Electric Company, Donald S Ingraham, Marvin Snyder, March 30, 1993: US05198673 (64 worldwide citation)

A large area radiation imager having a scintillator, an amorphous selenium photosensor, and a non-linear high voltage protective device employs a selected biasing voltage between about 100 volts and 1000 volts at the selenium photosensor to cause the photosensor to exhibit avalanche multiplication. ...