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Matthew Aaron Halsmer, Jonathon Carl Boomgaarden: Systems, methods and apparatus of an image receptor arm. William Baxter, Ellis B Ramirez, Michael G Smith, July 28, 2009: US07566170 (4 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods and apparatus are provided through which in some embodiments, a medical imaging apparatus includes a medical image receptor, a wallstand, and a mechanism that provides at least 3 degrees of freedom. The mechanism is operably coupled to the medical image receptor and the mechanism is ...


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Mahesh Raman Narayanaswamy, Matthew Aaron Halsmer: Multi-slice CT multi-layer flexible signal transmission detector circuit. General Electric Company, Michael Della Penna, March 7, 2006: US07010088 (4 worldwide citation)

A flexible detector array transmission circuit (12) for an x-ray imaging system (10) may include an electrically conductive substrate layer (70) that is electrically coupled to a detector (68). A mono-directional conductive layer (80) is also electrically coupled to the substrate layer (70). One or ...


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Jiang Hsieh, Erdogan O Gurmen, Aziz Ikhlef, Bing Shen, Gregory Scott Zeman, Matthew Aaron Halsmer, Tyler Justin Sprenger: Method and apparatus for compensating non-uniform detector collimator plates. General Electric Company, Carl B Horton Esq, Armstrong Teasdale, March 6, 2007: US07187750 (3 worldwide citation)

A method for obtaining data includes scanning an object with radiation to collect projection data using an imaging system having a detector array with detector cells and a post-patient collimator, wherein the post-patient collimator has plates having non-uniform thicknesses. The method further inclu ...


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Matthew Aaron Halsmer, Jonathan Carl Boomgaarden: Method and apparatus for rotating an imaging system detector. General Electric Company, The Small Patent Law Group, Dean D Small, June 2, 2009: US07540659 (2 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for rotating a detector of an imaging system about an axis of rotation. The system includes a shaft extending a length between a pair of opposite end portions. The shaft is threaded on an exterior surface thereof. A carriage is mounted on the shaft. The carriage is threadably co ...


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Jonathan Boomgaarden, Matthew Aaron Halsmer: Positioning system with tilting arm support for imaging devices. General Electric Company, Dean Small, The Small Patent Law Group, June 7, 2011: US07954996 (1 worldwide citation)

A positioning system for imaging devices is provided. The positioning system includes an imaging element and a tilting arm support having the imaging element coupled thereto. The tilting arm support includes a linkage to tilt the imaging element when the tilting arm support moves.


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Matthew Aaron Halsmer, Jonathan Carl Boomgaarden: Methods and apparatus for x-ray images. GE Medical Systems Global Technology Company, Carl B Horton Esq, Armstrong Teasdale, May 24, 2005: US06898269 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for producing an image in a x-ray imaging system is provided. The x-ray imaging system includes an x-ray source which projects an x-ray beam collimated by a collimation assembly to pass through an object and impinge on an x-ray receptor to produce the image. The method includes rotating the ...


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Matthew Aaron Halsmer, Jonathan M Butzine: Method and apparatus for driving a mobile imaging system. General Electric Company, Dean Small, Small Patent Law Group, March 23, 2010: US07682077 (1 worldwide citation)

A mobile imaging system comprises a motorized drive assembly having first and second drive wheels that are coupled to the motorized drive assembly. A column is coupled to and extends upwardly from the motorized drive assembly and is rotatable around a pivot point. An arm is coupled to the column and ...


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Matthew Aaron Halsmer, Jonathan Carl Boomgaarden: Methods and apparatus for x-ray images. Ge Medical Systems Global Technology Company, John S Beulick, C O Armstrong Teasdale, August 12, 2004: US20040156476-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for producing an image in a x-ray imaging system is provided. The x-ray imaging system includes an x-ray source which projects an x-ray beam collimated by a collimation assembly to pass through an object and impinge on an x-ray receptor to produce the image. The method includes rotating the ...


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Jonathan Boomgaarden, Matthew Aaron Halsmer: Positioning system with tilting arm support for imaging devices. Gen Electric, Yan Zhijun, Liu Hualian, January 13, 2010: CN200910151407

A positioning system for imaging devices is provided. The positioning system includes an imaging element and a tilting arm support having the imaging element coupled thereto. The tilting arm support includes a linkage to tilt the imaging element when the tilting arm support moves.


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Mahesh Raman Narayanaswamy, Matthew Aaron Halsmer: Multi-slice ct multi-layer flexible signal transmission detector circuit. Ge Medical Systems Global Technology Company, Artz & Artz PC, January 27, 2005: US20050018810-A1

A flexible detector array transmission circuit (12) for an x-ray imaging system (10) may include an electrically conductive substrate layer (70) that is electrically coupled to a detector (68). A mono-directional conductive layer (80) is also electrically coupled to the substrate layer (70). One or ...