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Longzhi Jiang
Longzhi Jiang, Ernst Wolfgang Stautner, John Scaturro Jr, William Louis Einziger: Magnetic resonance imaging system with thermal reservoir and method for cooling. General Electric Company, The Small Patent Law Group, Dean D Small, December 3, 2013: US08598881 (2 worldwide citation)

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system with a thermal reservoir and method for cooling are provided. A cooling vessel for a magnet system of the MRI system includes a first portion containing a helium cryogen in contact with a plurality of magnet coils of an MRI system. The cooling vessel also in ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Hendrik Pieter Jacobus de Bock, Jalal Hunain Zia, Ernst Wolfgang Stautner, Tao Deng, Longzhi Jiang, William Louis Einziger, Wen Shang, Yuri Lvovsky, Kathleen Melanie Amm, Gregory Citver, Tao Zhang: Cryogenic cooling system with wicking structure. General Electric Company, Paul J DiConza, April 8, 2014: US08694065

A cryogenic cooling system includes a chamber defined by an outer wall and an inner wall, the chamber housing at least one component to be cooled; a wicking structure in thermal contact with one of the outer wall and the inner wall of the chamber; and a delivery system in a spaced apart relationship ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Longzhi Jiang, Ernst Wolfgang Stautner, John Scaturro JR, William Louis Einziger: MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING SYSTEM WITH THERMAL RESERVOIR AND METHOD FOR COOLING. July 12, 2012: US20120176134-A1

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system with a thermal reservoir and method for cooling are provided. A cooling vessel for a magnet system of the MRI system includes a first portion containing a helium cryogen in contact with a plurality of magnet coils of an MRI system. The cooling vessel also in ...


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William Louis Einziger, Phillip William Eckels, Michael Loren Creel: Wide multilayer insulating blankets for zero boiloff superconducting magnet. General Electric Company, Iry Freedman, Christian G Cabou, Phyllis Y Price, March 21, 2000: US06038867 (8 worldwide citation)

A thermally insulating joint for multilayer insulating blankets for a superconducting magnet with layers of low thermal emissivity material separated by low conductivity spacers staked together with adjacent joints and vents offset from each other and with low emissivity adhesive strips overlying th ...


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William Louis Einziger, Xianrui Huang, Gregory Alan Lehmann, John Arthur Urbahn: Superconducting magnet non-uniform thermal insulation blankets. General Electric Company, Irving M Freedman, Christian G Cabou, Phyllis Y Price, November 14, 2000: US06147579 (5 worldwide citation)

A non-uniform multi-layer thermally insulating blanket assembly for use in a superconducting magnet in the tapered space between the thermal radiation shield and a conical support assembly includes three steps at different thicknesses provided by multiple blankets with layer staking and blanket posi ...


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Larry Herndon, William Louis Einziger: Near net shape coil support structure. GE Medical Systems Global Technology Company, Bill Panagos, April 26, 2005: US06883226 (1 worldwide citation)

A superconducting magnet support structure is provided. The support structure includes an exterior portion and an interior portion. The exterior portion has multiple shoulders and multiple pockets. The shoulders and pockets are dimensioned corresponding to dimensions of a superconducting magnet. The ...


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DEREK A SEEBER , ANTHONY MANTONE , WILLIAM LOUIS EINZIGER , EDWIN LEGALL , TIMOTHY ELDEN WISE , SHAHED ASHRAF : [en] Connection system and method. GEN ELECTRIC , February 22, 2017: GB2541541-A

[en] A connection system 100 is disclosed, which includes a connector 102 electrically connected and fixedly secured to the gradient coil assembly 50 of a magnetic resonance imaging device 10, a cable block 106 fixedly secured to a magnet 54 of the MRI device 10 substantially above the connector 102 ...


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Larry Herndon, William Louis Einziger: Near net shape coil support structure. Artz & Artz PC, March 18, 2004: US20040051612-A1

A superconducting magnet support structure is provided. The support structure includes an exterior portion and an interior portion. The exterior portion has multiple shoulders and multiple pockets. The shoulders and pockets are dimensioned corresponding to dimensions of a superconducting magnet. The ...


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Gregory Citver, William Louis Einziger, Yuri Lvovsky: Displacer and superconducting magnet. General Electric Company, June 9, 2011: US20110136671-A1

A displacer for adjusting a level of a liquid cryogen in a cryostat. The displacer including an expandable member at least partially defining a sealed chamber. The expandable member being configured to transition from a collapsed state where the sealed chamber has a smaller volume to an expanded sta ...


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William Louis Einziger, Ronald Floyd Lochner, James Grayland McLeod, Mark O Derakhshan, Robert Arthur Belinski, Timothy Elden Wise: Low-profile shipping system. General Electric Company, May 5, 2011: US20110101003-A1

A low-profile shipping system for shipping an object without a pallet includes a shipping crate configured to surround the object being shipped. The shipping crate is configured to substantially enclose the object being shipped. The shipping crate defines a first passageway and a second passageway. ...