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Robert Senzig
David M Hoffman, James LeBlanc, John Tkaczyk, Robert F Senzig, Yanfeng Du: Direct conversion energy discriminating CT detector with over-ranging correction. General Electric Company, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, August 21, 2007: US07260174 (39 worldwide citation)

A CT detector capable of energy discrimination and direct conversion is disclosed. The detector includes multiple layers of semiconductor material with the layers having varying thicknesses. The detector is constructed to be segmented in the x-ray penetration direction so as to optimize count rate p ...


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Robert Senzig
Thomas L Toth, Robert F Senzig, Stanley H Fox, Robert Harry Armstrong: System and method of medical imaging having default noise index override capability. General Electric Company, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, Michael A Della Penna, Carl B Horton, June 7, 2005: US06904127 (10 worldwide citation)

A system and method of medical imaging is designed to reduce a patient's X-ray exposure during scanning. The system automatically generates a default noise index from a received set of scan parameter values that specifies a desired tube current of an X-ray source to use during the scanning of a pati ...


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Robert Senzig
David M Hoffman, James Walter LeBlanc, John Eric Tkaczyk, Robert F Senzig, Yanfeng Du: Direct conversion energy discriminating CT detector with over-ranging correction. General Electric Company, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, September 1, 2009: US07583790 (4 worldwide citation)

A CT detector capable of energy discrimination and direct conversion is disclosed. The detector includes multiple layers of semiconductor material with the layers having varying thicknesses. The detector is constructed to be segmented in the x-ray penetration direction so as to optimize count rate p ...


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Robert Senzig
Xiaoye Wu, Robert F Senzig, Deborah Joy Walter, James W LeBlanc, John Eric Tkaczyk: Diagnostic imaging two non K-edge basis materials plus N K-edge contrast agents. General Electric Company, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, July 13, 2010: US07756239 (2 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic imaging system in an example comprises a high frequency electromagnetic energy source, a detector, a data acquisition system (DAS), and a computer. The high frequency electromagnetic energy source emits a beam of high frequency electromagnetic energy toward an object to be imaged and be ...


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Robert Senzig
Jiang Hsieh, Naveen Chandra, Steven J Woloschek, Robert F Senzig: Apparatus and method for spectral projection imaging with fast KV switching. General Electric Company, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, October 1, 2013: US08548118 (2 worldwide citation)

A CT system includes a gantry, an x-ray source configured to project x-rays toward an object, an x-ray detector positioned to receive x-rays from the x-ray source that pass through the object, a generator configured to energize the x-ray source to a first voltage and to a second voltage that is dist ...


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Robert Senzig
Bruno Kristiaan Bernard De Man, Abdelaziz Ikhlef, Jiang Hsieh, Jeffrey Alan Kautzer, Robert F Senzig, Paavana Sainath, Xiaoye Wu, Jed Douglas Pack: Asymmetric de-populated detector for computed tomography and method of making same. General Electric Company, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, April 10, 2012: US08155265

A computed tomography (CT) detector array includes a central region substantially symmetric about a central axis thereof and includes a first plurality of x-ray detector cells configured to acquire CT data from a first number of detector rows during a scan, wherein the central axis is in a channel d ...


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Robert Senzig
David M Hoffman, James LeBlanc, John Tkaczyk, Robert F Senzig, Yanfeng Du: Direct conversion energy discriminating ct detector with over-ranging correction. Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group Sc, June 21, 2007: US20070140418-A1

A CT detector capable of energy discrimination and direct conversion is disclosed. The detector includes multiple layers of semiconductor material with the layers having varying thicknesses. The detector is constructed to be segmented in the x-ray penetration direction so as to optimize count rate p ...


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Robert Senzig
Xiaoye Wu, Robert F Senzig, Deborah Joy Walter, James W LeBlanc, John Eric Tkaczyk: Diagnostic imaging two non k-edge basis materials plus n k-edge contrast agents. Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group Sc, June 12, 2008: US20080137803-A1

A diagnostic imaging system in an example comprises a high frequency electromagnetic energy source, a detector, a data acquisition system (DAS), and a computer. The high frequency electromagnetic energy source emits a beam of high frequency electromagnetic energy toward an object to be imaged and be ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Longzhi Jiang, John Scaturro Jr, William Einziger, Yuri Lvovsky, Robbi McDonald, Xiaoxue Diao: Apparatus and method to improve magnet stability in an MRI system. General Electric Company, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, November 20, 2012: US08314615

An MRI apparatus and method comprises an MRI system having a plurality of gradient coils positioned about a bore of a magnet, and an RF transceiver system and an RF switch controlled by a pulse module to transmit RF signals to an RF coil assembly to acquire MR images. The magnet comprises a main coi ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Tesfaye Kebede Kidane, Timothy John Havens, Longzhi Jiang, Mark Haig Khachaturian, Zhenyu Zhang: System and method for modeling gradient coil operation induced magnetic field drift. General Electric Company, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, January 29, 2013: US08362773

A system and method for modeling gradient coil operation induced magnetic field drift include a computer programmed to acquire a pulse sequence to be applied during an MR scan and determine a power spectrum of a plurality of gradient pulses of the pulse sequence. The computer is also programmed to c ...



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