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Robert Senzig
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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Robert Senzig
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 (21 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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Robert Senzig
Jiang Hsieh, Robert F Senzig: Computed tomography scout images with depth information. General Electric Company, Carl B Horton Esq, Armstrong Teasdale, May 21, 2002: US06393090 (13 worldwide citation)

The present invention, in one form, is a method for generating depth information images of an object using a computed tomography system by performing multiple scout scans of the object, generating a scout image for each scout scan, and displaying the scout images from each scout scan at least once. ...


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Robert Senzig
Robert F Senzig, Hui David He: Multimode imaging system for generating high quality images. General Electric Company, Carl B Horton Esq, Armstrong Teasdale, March 21, 2006: US07016457 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention, in one form, is a multimode imaging system which, in one embodiment, includes a substantially C-shaped arm movably coupled to a movable base to reduce difficulty of scanning an object. A source assembly having a x-ray source and a detector assembly having a detector are movabl ...


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Robert Senzig
Jiang Hsieh, Naveen Chandra, Steven J Woloschek, Robert F Senzig: Apparatus and method for spectral projection imaging with fast KV switching. General Electric Company, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, October 1, 2013: US08548118 (3 worldwide citation)

A CT system includes a gantry, an x-ray source configured to project x-rays toward an object, an x-ray detector positioned to receive x-rays from the x-ray source that pass through the object, a generator configured to energize the x-ray source to a first voltage and to a second voltage that is dist ...


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Robert Senzig
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, Global Research, October 25, 2007: US20070248209-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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Robert Senzig
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 Sc, June 21, 2007: US20070140418-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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Harold J Vinegar, Scott L Wellington: High resolution tomographic imaging method. Shell Oil Company, January 6, 1987: US04635197 (229 worldwide citation)

A method for use with a computerized axial tomographic scanner (CAT) of providing an image of a sample that has spatial resolution in the axial direction that is smaller than the width of the X-ray beam of the CAT. The sample is scanned at a plurality of points in a plurality of cross sections that ...


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Andreas F Kotowski: X-Ray line scan system for use in baggage inspection. Scanray Corporation, Edward A Sokolski, December 28, 1982: US04366382 (207 worldwide citation)

A baggage system which employs a fan-shaped x-ray beam which scans baggage on a conveyor belt and produces images of the contents of the baggage on a video monitor. The output of an x-ray source is collimated into a narrow linear beam. Objects to be scanned are exposed to this beam with successive s ...


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Gerd Binnig, Heinrich Rohrer: Scanning tunneling microscope. International Business Machines Corporation, Ronald L Drumheller, August 10, 1982: US04343993 (186 worldwide citation)

The vacuum tunnel effect is utilized to form a scanning tunneling microscope. In an ultra-high vacuum at cryogenic temperature, a fine tip is raster scanned across the surface of a conducting sample at a distance of a few Angstroms. The vertical separation between the tip and sample surface is autom ...