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David W Myers, Herve A Besaucele, Palash P Das, Thomas P Duffey, Alexander I Ershov, Igor V Fomenkov, Thomas Hofmann, Richard G Morton, Richard M Ness, Peter C Newman, Robert G Ozarski, Gamaralalage G Padmabandu, William N Partlo, Daniel A Rothweil, Richard L Sandstrom, Paul S Thompson, Richard C Ujazdowski, Tom A Watson, R Kyle Webb, Paolo Zambon: Reliable modular production quality narrow-band high REP rate excimer laser. Cymer, John R Ross Esq, October 3, 2000: US06128323 (111 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a reliable modular production quality excimer laser capable of producing 10 mJ laser pulses at 2000 Hz with a full width half, maximum bandwidth of about 0.6 pm or less. Replaceable modules include a laser chamber; a pulse power system comprised of three modules; an op ...


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Paul S Thompson: Nasal cannula assembly. Paul S Thompson, Mark Wisnosky, November 10, 2009: US07614401 (30 worldwide citation)

A nasal cannula that combines extremely flexible tubing and a novel vee-shaped nosepiece that fits the contour of the face and provides a stable footing and is self-righting because more than half its weight is below the tubing attachment points. Gas delivery prongs are molded at an angle relative t ...


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Richard C Ujazdowski, Robert A Shannon, Dmitry Berger, William N Partlo, Tom A Watson, Paul S Thompson, Toshihiko Ishihara, Carl E Tedesco II, Donald G Larson, Steven M Harrington, Richard G Morton, James H Azzola, I Roger Oliver, Thomas P Duffey, Igor V Fomenkov: Gas discharge laser with gas temperature control. Cymer, John R Ross Esq, March 7, 2000: US06034978 (27 worldwide citation)

A gas discharge laser with fast response gas temperature control to maintain laser gas temperature within desired limits during burst mode operation. Preferred embodiments include a passive temperature stabilizer having fins with surface areas exposed to flowing laser gas at least equal to the surfa ...


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Evangelos T Laskaris, William D Barber, Johannes M van Oort, Bulent Aksel, Paul S Thompson, Michele D Ogle: Laminate tile pole piece for an MRI, a method manufacturing the pole piece and a mold bonding pole piece tiles. General Electric Company, Foley & Lardner, July 10, 2001: US06259252 (20 worldwide citation)

A laminate tile pole piece for an MRI. Each laminate tile has a trapezoidal or annular sector shape. The trapezoidal shape allows the tiles to be attached side by side to form a multiple concentric annular array pole piece without using oddly shaped edge filler tiles needed to fill a circular pole p ...


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Kenneth G Herd, Evangelos T Laskaris, Paul S Thompson: Superconducting magnet having a retractable cryocooler sleeve assembly. General Electric Company, Douglas E Erickson, Paul R Webb II, July 4, 1995: US05430423 (18 worldwide citation)

A superconducting magnet includes a cryocooler coldhead, a sleeve assembly, and a superconducting coil assembly. The sleeve assembly includes a flexible bellows and a sleeve tube and is attached to the superconducting coil assembly so that it may be retracted about one-eighth of an inch breaking the ...


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Evangelos T Laskaris, William D Barber, Johannes M van Oort, Bulent Aksel, Paul S Thompson, Michele D Ogle: Mold for bonding MRI pole piece tiles and method of making the mold. General Electric Company, Foley & Lardner, August 6, 2002: US06429761 (16 worldwide citation)

A laminate tile pole piece for an MRI, a method and a mold for manufacturing laminate tile metal pole pieces for an MRI. Each laminate tile has a trapezoidal or annular sector shape. The trapezoidal shape allows the tiles to be attached side by side to form a multiple concentric annular array pole p ...


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Kenneth G Herd, Evangelos T Laskaris, Paul S Thompson: Superconducting lead assembly for a cryocooler-cooled superconducting magnet. General Electric Company, Douglas E Erickson, Paul R Webb II, March 7, 1995: US05396206 (14 worldwide citation)

A superconducting magnet lead assembly for a cryocooler-cooled superconducting magnet having a design current of between generally 50 and 250 amperes. A DBCO (Dysprosium Barium Copper Oxide), YBCO (Yttrium Barium Copper Oxide), or BSCCO (Bismuth Strontium Calcium Copper Oxide) superconducting lead h ...


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Xianrui Huang, Bulent Aksel, Kathleen M Amm, Evangelos T Laskaris, Ernst W Stautner, Paul S Thompson, Anbo Wu, Minfeng Xu, Yan Zhao: Heat pipe cooled superconducting magnets with ceramic coil forms. General Electric Company, Jason K Klindtworth, November 11, 2008: US07449889 (11 worldwide citation)

A system and method for a magnetic resonance (MR) imaging system includes a coil form, at least one magnet positioned about the coil form and configured to generate a magnetic field, at least one gradient coil for manipulating the magnetic field generated by the at least one magnet by way of a gradi ...


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Evangelos T Laskaris, William D Barber, Bulent Aksel, Paul S Thompson, Michele D Ogle: Method of making a pole piece for an MRI. General Electric Company, Foley & Lardner, February 24, 2004: US06694602 (11 worldwide citation)

A method is presented for manufacturing laminate tile metal pole pieces for an MRI. Each laminate tile has a trapezoidal or annular sector shape. The trapezoidal shape allows the tiles to be attached side by side to form a multiple concentric annular array pole piece without using oddly shaped edge ...


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Evangelos Laskaris, Xianrui Huang, Michele Dollar Ogle, Michael A Palmo, Paul S Thompson: Cold mass support structure and helium vessel of actively shielded high field open MRI magnets. General Electric Company, Fletcher Yoder, July 10, 2007: US07242191 (7 worldwide citation)

An open magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device is provided with at least one main coil for generating a magnetic field for imaging a volume, and at least one shaping coil. The at least one shaping coil is positioned relative to the at least one main coil to shape the magnetic field in the volume.