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Arendt Ronald Henry, Lay Kenneth Wilbur, Tkaczyk John Eric: Superconducting joint for oxide superconductor tape.. Gen Electric, June 9, 1993: EP0545608-A2 (9 worldwide citation)

A joint between tapes having a core of an oxide superconductor precursor in a silver sheath is formed by a method comprising, removing a section of the sheath from the tapes to form an exposed core surface on each tape. The tapes are positioned to overlap the exposed core surfaces, and pressed to co ...


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Tkaczyk John Eric, Klug Frederic Joseph, Amarasekera Jayantha, Sumpter Chris Allen: Silicone composition with improved high temperature tolerance. Gen Electric, March 17, 1999: EP0902440-A1 (8 worldwide citation)

A high temperature insulating composite composition comprising at least one ground silicate mineral and at least one silicone polymer. The at least one ground silicate mineral is at least one mineral selected from the group of olivine group; garnet group; aluminosilicates; ring silicates; chain sili ...


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Albagli Douglas, Yanoff Brian David, Tkaczyk John Eric, Possin George Edward, Xue Ping: Method and apparatus for processing a fluoroscopic image. Gen Electric, April 18, 2003: FR2831013-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

In one aspect of the invention a method for processing a fluoroscopic image is provided. The method includes scanning an object with an imaging system including at least one radiation source and at least one detector array, acquiring a plurality of dark images to generate a baseline image, acquiring ...


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Tkaczyk John Eric, Leue William Macomber, Walter Deborah Joy, Du Yanfeng: Energy sensitive x-ray system and method for material discrimination and object classification. General Electric Company, Tkaczyk John Eric, Leue William Macomber, Walter Deborah Joy, Du Yanfeng, CONKLIN Mark A, November 16, 2006: WO/2006/121673 (2 worldwide citation)

A system and method for classifying whether an object within an enclosed article is a threat. The system includes an acquisition subsystem (30) , a reconstruction subsystem (80) , an energy discrimination subsystem (90), and a classification subsystem (100). The acquisition subsystem communicates pr ...


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Tkaczyk John E, Short Jonathan D, Rose James W, Wu Xiaoye, Basu Samit K: Photon counting x-ray detector with overrange logic control. General Electric Co &Lt Ge&Gt, January 29, 2009: JP2009-018154 (2 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a photon counting X-ray detector with overrange logic control.SOLUTION: A CT detector includes a first detector 252 configured to convert radiographic energy to electrical signals representative of energy sensitive radiographic data and a second detector 254 configur ...


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Tkaczyk John Eric, Tiemann Jerome Johnson: Spring motor for generating constant torque. Gen Electric, May 17, 2000: EP1001165-A2 (1 worldwide citation)

A spring motor (10) for driving an electric power generator (12) with constant power includes a crank-up spool (14), a take-up spool (16), and a relatively wide, flat tape spring (18) which winds in a relaxed condition on the take-up spool. In one form, the spring has a width which varies approximat ...


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Ackermann Robert Adolph, Laskaris Evangelos Trifon, Lay Kenneth Wilbur, Herd Kenneth Gordon, Tkaczyk John Eric, Ranze Richard Andrew: Ceramic superconducting lead. Gen Electric, May 1, 1996: EP0709618-A2 (1 worldwide citation)

A superconductive lead assembly for a superconductive device (e.g., magnet) cooled by a cryocooler coldhead having first and second stages. A first ceramic superconductive lead has a first end flexibly, dielectrically, and thermally connected to the first stage and a second end flexibly, dielectrica ...


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Arenson Jerome S, Tkaczyk John, Ruimi David, Meirav Oded, Drapkin Evgeny, Samsonov Dmitry, Greenberg Lev, de Man Bruno, Basu Samit Kumar, Wu Xiaoye, Du Yanfeng: Method and system of ct data correction. General Electric Co &Lt Ge&Gt, June 8, 2006: JP2006-142016 (1 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To dynamically control radiation emitted for CT data acquisition to limit exposure to detectors 20 of a CT detector assembly that may be particularly susceptible to saturation during a given data acquisition.SOLUTION: It is recognized that for the size and position of a subject ...


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Tkaczyk John E, Leblanc James W, Li Wen, Walter Deborah J, Du Yanfeng: Multi-layer direct conversion type computer tomographic detector module. General Electric Co &Lt Ge&Gt, January 18, 2007: JP2007-007407 (1 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a direct conversion energy discrimination type CT detector, not causing saturation due to X-ray photon flux rate.SOLUTION: This computer tomographic detector module 68 includes: a substrate 70 having an upper side surface and a bottom side surface; and a plurality of ...


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Tkaczyk John Eric, Rose James Wilson, Li Wen, Short Jonathan D, Du Yanfeng: Method and apparatus for flexibly binning energy discriminating data. General Electric Co &Lt Ge&Gt, April 16, 2009: JP2009-078143 (1 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To design a CT detector so as to have large pixel dimensions and a reduced number of electrical charge share borders when receiving a low flux time and have small unsaturated pixel dimensions in a part when the part of the CT detector receives a high flux.SOLUTION: A CT detecto ...