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Longzhi Jiang
Longzhi Jiang, Ernst Wolfgang Stautner, John Scaturro Jr, William Louis Einziger: Magnetic resonance imaging system with thermal reservoir and method for cooling. General Electric Company, The Small Patent Law Group, Dean D Small, December 3, 2013: US08598881 (2 worldwide citation)

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system with a thermal reservoir and method for cooling are provided. A cooling vessel for a magnet system of the MRI system includes a first portion containing a helium cryogen in contact with a plurality of magnet coils of an MRI system. The cooling vessel also in ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Longzhi Jiang, Clifford Ginfrida Jr, Neil Clarke, Weijun Shen, Ernst Wolfgang Stautner, Tao Zhang, Robbi McDonald: Superconducting magnet coil support with cooling and method for coil-cooling. General Electric Company, The Small Patent Law Group, Dean D Small, March 18, 2014: US08676282 (1 worldwide citation)

A superconducting magnet coil support with cooling and a method for coil cooling are provided. One superconducting coil support arrangement includes a superconducting coil and at least one support beam supporting the superconducting coil and defining a tank for storing a cooling fluid therein. The s ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Hendrik Pieter Jacobus de Bock, Jalal Hunain Zia, Ernst Wolfgang Stautner, Tao Deng, Longzhi Jiang, William Louis Einziger, Wen Shang, Yuri Lvovsky, Kathleen Melanie Amm, Gregory Citver, Tao Zhang: Cryogenic cooling system with wicking structure. General Electric Company, Paul J DiConza, April 8, 2014: US08694065

A cryogenic cooling system includes a chamber defined by an outer wall and an inner wall, the chamber housing at least one component to be cooled; a wicking structure in thermal contact with one of the outer wall and the inner wall of the chamber; and a delivery system in a spaced apart relationship ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Longzhi Jiang, Clifford Ginfrida JR, Neil Clarke, Weijun Shen, Ernst Wolfgang Stautner, Tao Zhang, Robbi McDonald: Superconducting magnet coil support with cooling and method for coil-cooling. May 3, 2012: US20120108433-A1

A superconducting magnet coil support with cooling and a method for coil cooling are provided. One superconducting coil support arrangement includes a superconducting coil and at least one support beam supporting the superconducting coil and defining a tank for storing a cooling fluid therein. The s ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Longzhi Jiang, Ernst Wolfgang Stautner, John Scaturro JR, William Louis Einziger: MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING SYSTEM WITH THERMAL RESERVOIR AND METHOD FOR COOLING. July 12, 2012: US20120176134-A1

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system with a thermal reservoir and method for cooling are provided. A cooling vessel for a magnet system of the MRI system includes a first portion containing a helium cryogen in contact with a plurality of magnet coils of an MRI system. The cooling vessel also in ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Ernst Wolfgang Stautner, Kathleen Melanie Amm, Robbi Lynn McDonald, Anthony Mantone, John Scaturro JR, Longzhi Jiang, Weijun Shen: Penetration tube assemblies for reducing cryostat heat load. General Electric Company, December 6, 2012: US20120306492-A1

A penetration assembly for a cryostat is presented. The penetration assembly includes an outer wall member having a first end and a second end and configured to alter an effective thermal length of the wall member, wherein a first end of the tube is communicatively coupled to a high temperature regi ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Ernst Wolfgang Stautner, Kathleen Melanie Amm, Robbi Lynn McDonald, Anthony Mantone, John Scaturro JR, Longzhi Jiang, Weijun Shen: Penetration tube assemblies for reducing cryostat heat load. General Electric Company, December 6, 2012: US20120309630-A1

A penetration assembly for a cryostat is presented. The penetration assembly includes a wall member having a first end and a second end and configured to alter an effective thermal length of the wall member, where a first end of the wall member is communicatively coupled to a high temperature region ...


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Ernst Wolfgang Stautner: Methods and devices for polarized samples for use in MRI. General Electric Company, Eileen W Gallagher, December 15, 2009: US07631507 (5 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus for producing hyperpolarized samples for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are provided. The apparatus comprises an ultra-compact cryogen-free cryostat structure for use in polarizing a sample of selected material, wherein the cryostat structure comprises a central bo ...


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Ernst Wolfgang Stautner: Apparatus and method for cooling a superconducting magnetic assembly. General Electric Company, Joseph J Christian, August 7, 2012: US08238988 (4 worldwide citation)

A superconducting magnet assembly and method of cooling a superconducting magnet assembly. An embodiment of the method of manufacturing a superconducting magnet assembly includes: providing a housing configured about a vacuum reservoir; forming a coil former; surrounding the coil former with a therm ...


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Kiruba Sivasubramaniam, Patrick Lee Jansen, Ernst Wolfgang Stautner: Superconducting magnetizer. General Electric Company, Jason K Klindtworth, September 4, 2012: US08258906 (3 worldwide citation)

A magnetizer for magnetizing permanent magnets positioned in-situ a mechanical member is disclosed. The magnetizer comprises at least one primary superconducting coil configured to project a magnetic field flux configuration of a first type to at least a portion of a distal volume of a first type, a ...