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Longzhi Jiang
Evangelos Trifon Laskaris, James Pellegrino Alexander, Paul St Mark Shadforth Thompson, Tao Zhang, William Chen, Longzhi Jiang: Cooling system and method for cooling superconducting magnet devices. General Electric Company, The Small Patent Law Group, Evan Reno Sottriou, Marie Claire B Maple, February 12, 2013: US08374663 (2 worldwide citation)

A cooling system and method for cooling superconducting magnet coils are provided. One magnet system for a superconducting magnet device includes a cooling system having at least one coil support shell, a plurality of superconducting magnet coils supported by the at least one coil support shell and ...


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Ravindra Mohan Manjeshwar, Kris Filip Johan Jules Thielemans, Evren Asma: Motion correction in tomographic images. General Electric Company, Marie Claire B Maple, June 25, 2013: US08472683 (9 worldwide citation)

An imaging method comprises reconstructing gated emission tomography images for a region of interest, adjusting a mismatch between the gated emission tomography images and a computed tomography image of the region of interest, registering the gated emission tomography images, and combining the regis ...


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Ralph Thomas Hoctor, Aaron Mark Dentinger: System and method for measuring blood viscosity. General Electric Company, Marie Claire B Maple, March 5, 2013: US08388544 (9 worldwide citation)

A technique is provided for computing or monitoring blood viscosity. The technique includes measuring a cross sectional area of a arterial segment and a volumetric flow rate of blood flowing through the arterial segment at two or more locations, estimating a compliance transfer function from blood m ...


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Yudong Zhu, Thomas Kwok Fah Foo: Method and apparatus for generating a localized heating. General Electric Company, Marie Claire B Maple, November 13, 2012: US08311641 (8 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for generating a localized heating are provided, the method comprising: transmitting a spatially localized or shaped electromagnetic field via a plurality of coils to a subject and generating magnetic resonance signals; performing magnetic resonance imaging based on the magnet ...


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Radislav Alexandrovich Potyrailo, William Guy Morris, David James Monk, Vijay Singh: Disposable sensing device having radio frequency based sensor. General Electric Company, Marie Claire B Maple, August 13, 2013: US08508368 (7 worldwide citation)

A sensing device for sensing one or more conditions inside a container is provided. The sensing device comprises a radio frequency based sensor; a support for positioning the sensor in operative proximity to the inside of the container, and a pick-up coil in operative association with the sensor.


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Yun Zou, Brian Lounsberry, Carey Shawn Rogers, Sergio Lemaitre, Xiaoye Wu, Jizhong Chen, Floribertus P Heukensfeldt Jansen: Method of fast current modulation in an X-ray tube and apparatus for implementing same. General Electric Company, Marie Claire B Maple, March 12, 2013: US08396185 (6 worldwide citation)

An X-ray tube includes a target and a cathode assembly. The cathode assembly includes a first filament configured to emit a first beam of electrons toward the target, a first gridding electrode coupled to the first filament, a second filament configured to emit a second beam of electrons toward the ...


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Naresh Kesavan Rao, Brian David Yanoff, Yanfeng Du, Jianjun Guo: System and method for time-to-voltage conversion with lock-out logic. General Electric Company, Marie Claire B Maple, April 17, 2012: US08159286 (5 worldwide citation)

An event time stamping system comprising a current source, an integrator comprising an input and an output, and configured to output a voltage proportional to the length of time the current source is coupled to the input, and one or more switches configured to couple the current source to the input ...


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Richard Philip Mallozzi, Charles Lucian Dumoulin: T1-corrected proton resonance frequency shift thermometry. General Electric Company, Marie Claire B Maple, September 20, 2011: US08024025 (5 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for correcting magnetic resonance temperature measurements is disclosed. In one aspect, the method identifies monitoring regions of interest outside a therapeutic region of interest. Next, a pulse sequence sensitive to changes in T1 and proton density is used to measure the t ...


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Floribertus P M Heukensfeldt Jansen, Yaron Hefetz: Imaging detector and method of manufacturing. General Electric Company, Marie Claire B Maple, July 16, 2013: US08487265 (4 worldwide citation)

Imaging detectors and methods of manufacturing are provided. One imaging detector includes a first detector layer within a detector module and a second detector layer within the detector module and spaced apart from the first detector layer, wherein the second detector layer has an opening therethro ...


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John Anderson Fergus Ross, David Michael Davenport: System and method for interference mitigation in a wireless sensor network. General Electric Company, Marie Claire B Maple, June 12, 2012: US08199000 (3 worldwide citation)

A wireless patient monitoring system forms a Network Around a Patient (NAP) and includes sensor nodes configured to acquire patient data from a patient. A gateway device is in bi-directional wireless communication with the sensor nodes for a plurality of defined communication frames. The gateway dev ...