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Joel D DeCaro, Mark E Shafer: Scanner illumination. Eastman Kodak Company, Gordon M Stewart, Frank Pincelli, November 9, 1999: US05982957 (37 worldwide citation)

A scanner has a sensor assembly having a sensor to receive light from an image, and which assembly generates an image signal corresponding to the image, which image signal has a plurality of color channel components representative of different spectral regions. A media holder holds a media carrying ...


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Joel D DeCaro, Mark E Shafer: Illuminator with light source arrays. Eastman Kodak Company, Gordon M Stewart, David A Novais, February 20, 2001: US06191872 (18 worldwide citation)

An illuminator and a scanner incorporating such an illuminator. In one embodiment, the illuminator has a plurality of arrays of semiconductor light emitting elements, each array having a different integrated spectral output, and a plurality of respective different interference filters each positione ...


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Timothy J Wojcik, Jeffrey W Byng, Bradley S Jadrich, Mark E Shafer, Kwok Leung Yip: Retrofit digital mammography detector. Carestream Health, September 30, 2008: US07429737 (17 worldwide citation)

A digital radiography (20) detector has a first housing (18) having substantially the form factor of a film cassette and having a chest wall edge (C). The first housing (18) has an X-ray converter (70) with a detection array (26), each detector generating a signal according to an amount of radiation ...


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John T Keech, Donald O Bigelow, Mark E Shafer, John P Spence: Photographic element with reference calibration data. Eastman Kodak Company, Thomas H Close, August 28, 2001: US06280914 (11 worldwide citation)

A method of recording a reference calibration target on an APS format photographic element having a reserved area for use by photofinishing apparatus, and a perforation located relative to the reserved area, includes the steps of: generating a reference calibration target having a width no greater t ...


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Mark E Shafer, Robert W Easterly: Film latent image bar-code (LIBC) reader. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, September 5, 1995: US05448049 (11 worldwide citation)

A latent image bar code (LIBC) reader located in relation to a filmstrip transport path for reading bar code data imprinted on the edge of a filmstrip. The LIBC reader comprises at least one illumination source and linear array of CCD elements extending transversely from one side wall of the film tr ...


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Lucas P Curtis, Mark E Shafer: Smear correction of CCD imager using active pixels. Eastman Kodak Company, James D Leimbach, August 26, 1997: US05661521 (10 worldwide citation)

A smear correction circuit for elimination of smear error within image sensing devices wherein image receiving means receive CCD image data, a determination of a smear scaling factor for smear estimation is made, the smear scaling factor being determined by a ratio of smear error per given level of ...


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Pavlo Baturin, Mark E Shafer: Spectral grating-based differential phase contrast system for medical radiographic imaging. Carestream Health, April 7, 2015: US09001967 (6 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of methods and apparatus are disclosed for obtaining a phase-contrast digital radiographic imaging system and methods for same that can include an x-ray source for radiographic imaging; a beam shaping assembly including a collimator and a source grating, an x-ray grating interferometer i ...


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John B Findlay, Brent A Burdick, Ronald A Wellman, Mark E Shafer: Analytical element containing photosensitive compound and filter layer and method of use. Eastman Kodak Company, J Lanny Tucker, November 29, 1988: US04788140 (5 worldwide citation)

A multilayer analytical element for the determination of a clinically significant enzyme analyte comprises a photosensitive compound (e.g. a photosensitive dye or dye precursor) and a filter layer containing one or more filter dyes. The filter layer is situated in the element such that incident radi ...


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Pavlo Baturin, Mark E Shafer: Large FOV phase contrast imaging based on detuned configuration including acquisition and reconstruction techniques. Carestream Health, June 7, 2016: US09357975 (5 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of methods and apparatus are disclosed for obtaining a phase-contrast digital imaging system and methods for same that can include an x-ray source for radiographic imaging; a beam shaping assembly, an x-ray grating interferometer including a phase grating and an analyzer grating; and an ...


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Pavlo Baturin, Mark E Shafer: Material differentiation with phase contrast imaging. Carestream Health, November 15, 2016: US09494534 (5 worldwide citation)

A method and system to determine material composition of an object comprises capturing a series of digital radiographic images of the object using a single exposure energy level. An intensity of the captured images is determined as well as phase shift differences. A difference in material compositio ...