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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, March 16, 2006: US20060056581-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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Jiang Hsieh, Robert F Senzig: Dual cardiac CT scanner. General Electric Company, Carl B Horton Esq, Armstrong Teasdale, July 16, 2002: US06421412 (68 worldwide citation)

The present invention, in one form, is an imaging system for generating images of an entire heart. In one embodiment, projection data is collected for a field of view containing only the heart so that the total detector size is reduced. The smaller detector allows the use of a plurality of source-de ...


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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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Jiang Hsieh, Stephen W Metz, Girish Saligram, Guy M Besson, Hui Hu, Sandeep Dutta, Robert F Senzig, Min Xie: Image reconstruction in a CT fluoroscopy system. General Electric Company, John S Beulick, Christian G Cabou, Phyllis Y Price, May 25, 1999: US05907593 (34 worldwide citation)

A CT Fluoro system having an architecture and algorithms which facilitate increasing the frame rate and providing acceptable image quality is described. Generally, and in one embodiment, the system includes apparatus and algorithms that speed-up image reconstruction and reduce image artifacts that m ...


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James A Blake, Robert F Senzig: Cardiac gated computed tomography system. General Electric Company, Christian G Cabou, Armstrong Teasdale, August 14, 2001: US06275560 (31 worldwide citation)

The present invention, in one form, is an imaging system which synchronizes the emission of x-rays and the collection of data to a heart cycle to provide improved image quality. In one embodiment, the imaging system utilizes a synchronization unit to determine a selected heart period and to control ...


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Hui David He, Hui Hu, Robert F Senzig, Gary R Strong, Guy M Besson, David M Hoffman, George E Seidenschnur, Armin H Pfoh, Jonathan A Murray, Thomas L Toth, Willi W Hampel: Scalable multislice imaging system. General Electric Company, Armstrong Teasdale, Christian G Cabou, Phyllis Y Price, March 6, 2001: US06198791 (20 worldwide citation)

The present invention is, in one aspect, an imaging system having a detector that has multiple detector cells extending along a z-axis, the detector being configured to collect multiple slices of data; and a scalable data acquisition system configured to convert signals from the detector to digital ...


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Fazle Ali, Jiang Hsieh, Robert F Senzig, Steven C Davis, Shawn P Faessler: Computed tomography fluoroscopy system. General Electric Company, Carl B Horton Esq, Armstrong Teasdale, October 5, 2004: US06801594 (16 worldwide citation)

A CT Fluoro system which, in one embodiment, includes an integrated controller, image reconstruction algorithms for increasing the speed of image display, and an enhanced image display, is described. The integrated controller enables the radiologist to maintain control of the system throughout the f ...


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Jiang Hsieh, Robert F Senzig: Method for recursive filtering residual afterglow from previous computed tomography scans. General Electric Company, Quarles & Brady, October 25, 1994: US05359638 (14 worldwide citation)

A computed tomography imaging system has a source of radiation and a radiation detector that has an exponential impulse response characterized by a plurality of N components with different time constants. The source and the detector are revolved about an object to be imaged and the output of the det ...



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