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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: System and method for detection of earthquakes and tsunamis, and hierarchical analysis, threat classification, and interface to warning systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Yee & Associates P C, John R Pivnichny, April 6, 2010: US07693663 (14 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method of producing macro-view conclusion data related to a seismic event. The method includes receiving at a processing center a set of data related to a parameter of a seismic event. The parameter is measured using a vibration sensor of a hard disk drive of a computer at a k ...


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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: System and method for detection of earthquakes and tsunamis, and hierarchical analysis, threat classification, and interface to warning systems. Duke W Yee, October 30, 2008: US20080270034-A1

A computer implemented method of producing macro-view conclusion data related to a seismic event. The method includes receiving at a processing center a set of data related to a parameter of a seismic event. The parameter is measured using a vibration sensor of a hard disk drive of a computer at a k ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Longzhi Jiang, Gregory Alan Lehmann, Clifford Joseph Ginfrida: Thermal shield to coldhead sleeve thermal contact. General Electric Company, Peter Vogel, March 25, 2008: US07348777 (2 worldwide citation)

A magnetic resonance imaging magnet assembly is provided. The assembly comprises a outer thermal shield having an operational temperature. The assembly further includes a cold sleeve assembly comprising a plurality of braid elements mounted to a cooler block and a highly thermally conductive block m ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Edwin Lawrence Legall, Longzhi Jiang: Methods and apparatus for MRI shims. General Electric Company, Fisher Patent Group, Thomas M Fisher, September 18, 2007: US07271591 (2 worldwide citation)

A method includes heating a MRI shim with a heater to reduce a temperature rise per unit of time during a gradient operation of a MRI system.


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Longzhi Jiang
Longzhi Jiang, John Scaturro Jr, Clifford Ginfrida Jr: Apparatus for supporting and method for forming a support for a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) magnet. General Electric Company, Dean Small, The Small Patent Law Group, April 12, 2011: US07924010 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for supporting a magnetic resonance imaging magnet are provided. The apparatus includes a magnet coil support structure having a main former body with a plurality of channels and an end flange at each end of the main former body. The end flanges are reinforced with a strength ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Longzhi Jiang: End flange for a magnetic resonance imaging system and method of manufacturing. General Electric Company, The Small Patent Law Group, Dean D Small, December 3, 2013: US08598872

An end flange for a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system and method for manufacturing an end flange are provided. One end flange is for a vacuum vessel of the MRI system. The vacuum vessel includes a housing configured to receive therein a magnet assembly and an end flange forming an end of the h ...


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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

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
Longzhi Jiang, Evangelos Trifon Laskaris, John Scaturro Jr, William Einziger, John Arthur Urbahn, Kathleen Melanie Amm, Jalal Zia, In Hua Xu: System and method for self-sealing a coldhead sleeve of a magnetic resonance imaging system. General Electric Company, The Small Patent Law Group, Dean D Small, October 29, 2013: US08570043

Systems and methods for self-sealing a coldhead sleeve of a magnetic resonance imaging system are provided. One coldhead sleeve arrangement includes a coldhead sleeve configured to receive therein a coldhead of an MRI system and having an open end. The coldhead sleeve arrangement also includes a sea ...


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Longzhi Jiang
Saikat Saha, Longzhi Jiang, Timothy John Havens: Radio frequency (RF) coil for MRI having high thermal conductivity. General Electric Company, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, July 16, 2013: US08487621

An MRI apparatus and method is disclosed comprising a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system having a plurality of gradient coils positioned about a bore of a magnet, and an RF transceiver system and an RF switch controlled by a pulse module to transmit RF signals to an RF coil assembly to acquire ...



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