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Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 12/05/2013 > 12 patent applications in 10 patent subcategories.
20130322594 - Stereoscopic x-ray imaging apparatus: A stereoscopic X-ray imaging apparatus includes: right and left X-ray tubes; a diaphragm unit in which right and left openings are formed through which X-rays radiated by the right and left X-ray tubes pass, respectively; an X-ray sensor on which the X-ray radiated by each of the right and left... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130322595 - Method and instrument for identifying jewelry with plated element using x-ray florescence: The method uses an XRF instrument for identifying a specified element on a jewelry sample by illuminating its surface with excitation radiation and measuring first and second intensities of characteristic emission lines of a specified element and calculating the ratio between the intensities to establish a measured thickness and to... Agent:
20130322596 - Image capturing apparatus, image capturing system, method of controlling image capturing apparatus, and storage medium: An image capturing apparatus has an image capturing unit that accumulates a charge pixel-by-pixel and outputs an image signal corresponding to the amount of accumulated charge, a generation unit that acquires image signals by performing a set number of readouts of image signals of pixels from the image capturing unit,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130322598 - Radiation detection apparatus and imaging system: A radiation detection apparatus comprising a sensor panel in which a plurality of sensors for detecting light are arranged, and a scintillator layer containing scintillator particles for converting an incident radiation into light, and an adhesive resin which has an adherence property and bonds the scintillator particles, wherein the scintillator... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130322597 - Radiation imaging system, radiation imaging apparatus,and method of controlling the same: User-friendliness of a radiation imaging apparatus configured to reset a sensor array is improved. This invention is a radiation imaging apparatus including a two-dimensional sensor array. This apparatus includes a scan control signal generation circuit which controls the reset operation of the two-dimensional sensor array, a row number register which... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130322599 - Radiation imaging system and relay station selection method: This invention includes a radiation detector to detect the radiation transmitted through an object while being in a portable state or mounted on a detector holder, a control unit to control capturing of a radiographic image using the radiation detector, and a plurality of relay stations to relay wireless communication... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130322600 - Rotation of an x-ray image on a display: A method for controlling the angular orientation of an x-ray image on a display for a viewer displays at least one rotation mode selector on the display. A viewer instruction selects the rotation mode. An overlay displays with the x-ray image, wherein the overlay provides a center of rotation. A... Agent: Carestream Health, Inc.
20130322601 - Low focal height x-ray generator suitable for inspection of objects close to ground: A low height x-ray generator that emits a radiation beam close to ground has been presented. This is useful for imaging for inspection purposes of objects lying on ground. The generator comprises of a x-ray tube in a horizontal orientation close to the bottom surface of the generator box and... Agent:
20130322602 - Internal shielding x-ray tube: An x-ray tube is presented. One embodiment of the x-ray tube includes a cathode unit configured to emit electrons. The x-ray tube further includes an anode unit positioned to receive the emitted electrons, wherein the anode unit includes a base having a target surface configured to generate x-rays when the... Agent: General Electric Company
20130322603 - Collimator plate, collimator module, radiation detecting device, radiography apparatus and assembling method of collimator module: A method is provided for assembling a collimator module including a plurality of first collimator plates arrayed in a first direction, each first collimator plate having a plurality of slots formed on a plate surface, and a plurality of second collimator plates arrayed in a second direction orthogonal to the... Agent:
20130322604 - Adaptive x-ray filter for changing the local intensity of x-rays: An adaptive x-ray filter for changing a local intensity of x-rays includes an x-ray absorbing first fluid and electrically deformable control elements. The electrically deformable control elements change a layer thickness of the first fluid at a site of a respective electrically deformable control element by at least partially displacing... Agent:
20130322605 - Method for determination of geometrical sensor shifts in flat panel x-ray image detectors: The invention relates to the method for measuring of geometrical shift in flat panel x-ray image sensors using a test device. A test device comprising at least two edge test devices is placed on the detector's operating surface. The test device is exposed to x-rays in order to get its... Agent: Zao Nipk "electron"11/28/2013 > 15 patent applications in 13 patent subcategories.
20130315367 - Ct imaging apparatus and methods: An apparatus has a patient support, a rotatable gantry supporting a source of imaging radiation, and a radiation detector that operates in a cyclical pattern of an exposure phase followed by a readout phase. For a first detector cycle in which the gantry has a first angle of rotation, the... Agent: Elekta Ab (publ)
20130315368 - Handheld x-ray system for 3d scatter imaging: Handheld imaging systems and methods for using such systems to create a 3D image of a desired object using scattered radiation are described. The handheld imaging apparatus can contain a housing, a radiation source for irradiating an object with a fan beam or cone beam, and multiple detector elements for... Agent: Aribex, Inc.
20130315369 - Handheld x-ray system for 3d scatter imaging: Handheld imaging systems and methods for using such systems to create a 3D image of a desired object using scattered radiation are described. The handheld imaging apparatus can contain a housing, a radiation source for irradiating an object with a fan beam or cone beam, and multiple detector elements for... Agent: Aribex, Inc.
20130315370 - X-ray diagnosis apparatus and x-ray diagnosis assisting method: An X-ray diagnosis apparatus of an embodiment includes: an imaging unit that includes an X-ray tube which emits an X-ray to a subject, and an X-ray detector which detects an X-ray passing through the subject; an X-ray beam limiting unit that is disposed between the X-ray tube and the X-ray... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20130315371 - Bone density measurement: A method and device for determining a tissue density based on an x-ray image including a reference body. The method uses a device for receiving an X-ray image of a region of interest and information about a theoretical distribution of more or less dense tissue in the region of interest.... Agent:
20130315373 - Differential phase-contrast imaging with focussing deflection structure plates: The present invention relates to X-ray differential phase-contrast imaging, in particular to a deflection device for X-ray differential phase-contrast imaging. In order to provide differential phase-contrast imaging with improved dose efficiency, a deflection device (28) for X-ray differential phase-contrast imaging is provided, comprising a deflection structure (41) with a first... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20130315372 - Radiographic imaging method and apparatus: Method and apparatus for generating an x-ray image of an elongate body in direct radiography by generating a plurality of partial x-ray images of said elongated body and by stitching these partial images.... Agent: Agfa Healthcare Nv
20130315374 - Methods and devices for detecting, controlling, and predicting radiation delivery: Embodiments provide method and systems for determining alignment of a patient's body part, such as an eye, in an external coordinate system of a treatment or diagnostic device, such as a radiotherapy device, so as to define a reference axis for guiding device operation. Additional embodiments provide image-based methods and... Agent: Oraya Therapeutics, Inc.
20130315375 - X-ray analysis apparatus with single crystal x-ray aperture and method for manufacturing a single crystal x-ray aperture: An X-ray analysis apparatus has at least one X-ray aperture (4; 4a, 4b) which delimits an X-ray beam (RS) emitted by an X-ray source (2). The at least one X-ray aperture (4; 4a, 4b) is disposed at a separation from the sample (5) and has a single crystal aperture body... Agent:
20130315376 - Reconfigurable detector system: A method and apparatus for inspecting an object using a backscatter inspection system. In one illustrative embodiment, an apparatus comprises a radiation source, a collimator, and a detector system. The radiation source is configured to emit radiation. The collimator is configured to form a beam using a portion of the... Agent: The Boeing Company
20130315377 - Methods and systems for determining the average atomic number and mass of materials: Disclosed herein are methods and systems of scanning a target for potential threats using the energy spectra of photons scattered from the target to determine the spatial distributions of average atomic number and/or mass in the target. An exemplary method comprises: illuminating each of a plurality of voxels of the... Agent: Passport Systems, Inc.
20130315378 - Radiographic equipment: A filament current that is to be supplied to a filament of an x-ray tube under imaging conditions, from the imaging conditions of the tube current and the tube voltage that is to be supplied to the x-ray tube at the time of radiographic imaging, are stored as a filament... Agent: Shimadzu Corporation
20130315379 - Magnetron powered linear accelerator for interleaved multi-energy operation: The disclosure relates to systems and methods for interleaving operation of a linear accelerator that use a magnetron as the source of electromagnetic waves for use in accelerating electrons to at least two different ranges of energies. The accelerated electrons can be used to generate x-rays of at least two... Agent: Accuray, Inc.
20130315380 - High strength carbon fiber composite wafers for microfabrication: A high strength carbon fiber composite (CFC) wafer, and method of making such wafer, with low surface roughness comprising at least one sheet of CFC including carbon fibers embedded in a matrix. The wafer can have a thickness of between 10-500 micrometers. The wafer can have a root mean square... Agent:
20130315381 - Imaging system subject support motion algorithm(s): An imaging system (400) includes a subject support (412) configured to carry a subject being imaged in an examination region of the imaging system and a subject support controller (418) that positions the subject support and hence the subject in the examination region for scanning the subject based on a... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.11/21/2013 > 16 patent applications in 13 patent subcategories.
20130308744 - X-ray computed tomography apparatus, medical image processing apparatus, x-ray computed tomography method, and medical image processing method: An X-ray computed tomography apparatus includes, an X-ray source which irradiates an object with X-rays spreading in a slice direction, an X-ray detector including a plurality of X-ray detection elements which are juxtaposed in the slice direction and detect X-rays transmitted through the object, a reconstruction unit which includes a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20130308745 - Method and system for dual energy ct image reconstruction: A method and system for dual energy CT image reconstruction are provided. In one aspect, a fast kVp switching x-ray source is used during an imaging scan to produce a low energy x-ray beam for L consecutive projection angles, and then to produce a high energy x-ray beam for H... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20130308746 - X-ray ct device: In a multi-source X-ray CT scanner having multiple X-ray sources, an imaging FOV size is fixed. In the X-ray CT scanner, a position of at least one of multiple X-ray generators is movable in the Z-axis direction (in the rotation axis direction). It is further possible to configure such that... Agent:
20130308747 - Dose reduction via dynamic collimation adjustment for targeted field of view and/or digital tilt ct: Among other things, one or more systems and/or techniques are described for dynamically adjusting, in a fan-angle direction, attenuation of radiation during an examination of an object such that portions of the object that are not represented in resulting (tilted/targeted) images of the object are exposed to less radiation than... Agent: Analogic Corporation
20130308749 - Method and system of optimized volumetric imaging: A system of performing a volumetric scan. The system comprises a surface of positioning a patient in a space parallel thereto, a plurality of extendable detector arms each the detector arm having a detection unit having at least one radiation detector, and an actuator which moves the detection unit along... Agent: Biosensors International Group, Ltd.
20130308748 - Source side monitoring device for an imaging system: A source-side radiation detector (SSRD) includes a detector module assembly, and a monitoring lens coupled to the detector module assembly, the detector module assembly and the monitoring lens being positioned proximate to an x-ray source, the monitoring lens including a plurality of slits configured to receive x-rays therethrough from the... Agent: General Electric Company
20130308751 - Differential phase-contrast imaging with increased dynamic range: The present invention relates to X-ray differential phase-contrast imaging. In order to enhance the information acquired by phase-contrast imaging, an analyzer grating (34) for X-ray differential phase-contrast imaging is provided with an absorption structure (48). The latter comprises a first plurality (50) of first areas (52) with a first X-ray... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20130308750 - Radiographic system and radiographic image generating method: In a radiographic system and a radiographic image generating method that generate a phase contrast image and an absorption image of an subject, the absorption image in which density irregularity is removed or reduced is generated on the basis of a plurality of pieces of image data obtained for generating... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20130308752 - Apparatus and method for detecting lymphedema using x-ray scans: A system for detecting lymphedema comprising a dual energy x-ray absorptiometry system and one or more spacer pads disposed within a field of view of the dual energy x-ray absorptiometry system. The dual energy x-ray absorptiometry system comprising an x-ray source and a patient support platform, wherein the patient support... Agent: Hologic, Inc.
20130308753 - In-situ downhole x-ray core analysis system: The disclosure includes an arrangement of X-ray generator(s) (210), X-ray detector(s) (214), and/or X-ray calibration device(s) for performing X-ray measurements, such as attenuation and/or photo electric factor measurements, on formation core samples (204) in a downhole environment under conditions including limited space and operations at high pressure and temperature.... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20130308755 - Radiation detection apparatus and radiation detection system: A radiation detection apparatus comprising a sensor panel which includes a sensor array including two-dimensionally arrayed photoelectric conversion elements. A scintillator layer is arranged on the sensor panel. A scintillator protection member covers the scintillator layer upon exposing a first side surface of the scintillator layer. A housing surrounds the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130308754 - Radiation generating target, radiation generating tube, radiation generating apparatus, and radiation imaging system: The present invention provides a transmission type radiation generating target which can suppress the exfoliation or the crack of a target layer in an interface between a supporting substrate and the target layer, even when the density of incident electrons has been enhanced or the potential of the target has... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130308756 - Apparatus and method for nanoflow liquid jet and serial femtosecond x-ray protein crystallography: Techniques for nanoflow serial femtosecond x-ray protein crystallography include providing a sample fluid by mixing a plurality of a first target of interest with a carrier fluid and injecting the sample fluid into a vacuum chamber at a rate less than about 4 microliters per minute. In some embodiments, the... Agent: The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University
20130308757 - Electric potential control of high voltage insulation: c
20130308758 - Rotary x-ray anode: A rotary X-ray anode has a support body and a focal track formed on the support body. The support body and the focal track are produced as a composite by powder metallurgy. The support body is formed from molybdenum or a molybdenum-based alloy and the focal track is formed from... Agent: Plansee Se
20130308759 - Air bearing dynamic z-axis balancing: A medical imaging system includes a stationary gantry and a rotating gantry that rotates around an examination region about a z-axis. An air bearing rotatably couples the rotating gantry to the stationary gantry. A radiation source is affixed to the rotating gantry and rotates with the rotating gantry and emits... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.11/14/2013 > 15 patent applications in 15 patent subcategories.
20130301794 - Method and system for multi-energy computer tomographic cuttings analysis: A method and a system are provided to prepare a plurality of cuttings or other rock fragments or other porous media, such as cuttings from a drilling interval or multiple intervals, for computer tomographic scanning at the same time. A method and system also are provided to allow organization of... Agent:
20130301795 - Analysis method, radiation imaging apparatus using analysis method, and analysis program for executing analysis method: An analysis method for use in a radiation imaging apparatus employing intensity information of interference fringes of radiation rays that have passed through a detected object includes the steps of generating first phase information of the detected object wrapped into a range of 2π from the intensity information of the... Agent:
20130301796 - Photographing device including a power transmission body selectively coupled to a rotating arm and to a support: The present invention relates to a photographing device including a power transmission unit. The power transmission unit includes a frame unit which is connected to the second drive body, an adaptor unit which is connected to the frame unit and is selectively connected to the first drive body or the... Agent:
20130301797 - Radiation control and minimization system and method using collimation/filtering: A radiation control system and method are provided in which radiation delivered to a patient and/or the operator of the equipment is minimized. The radiation control system may be used in a large variety of applications including applications in which radiation source is used to inspect an object, such as,... Agent:
20130301798 - Calibration method of radiation detecting apparatus, radiation imaging apparatus and control method of radiation imaging apparatus: A calibration method of a radiation detecting apparatus, a control method of a radiation imaging apparatus and a radiation imaging apparatus are provided. The control method of the radiation imaging apparatus includes performing prior information acquisition by obtaining at least one correction threshold energy, at which a theoretical radiation intensity... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130301799 - X-ray imaging apparatus and control method therefor: Disclosed herein are an X-ray imaging apparatus for forming an X-ray image having reduced noise by correcting errors according to characteristics of each of a plurality of pixels and a control method therefor. The X-ray imaging apparatus includes an X-ray generator to generate X-rays and irradiate the generated X-rays, an... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130301800 - Orthovoltage radiotherapy: Radiosurgery systems are described that are configured to deliver a therapeutic dose of radiation to a target structure in a patient. In some embodiments, inflammatory ocular disorders are treated, and in some embodiments, other disorders or tissues of a body are treated with the dose of radiation. In some embodiments,... Agent:
20130301801 - Power and communication interface between a digital x-ray detector and an x-ray imaging system: A system for eliminating image artifacts caused by electromagnetic interference (EMI) on a portable digital x-ray detector that is capable of non-contact wireless inductively coupled power transfer and capacitively coupled communication and data transfer. An X-ray imaging system comprising a portable digital X-ray detector inductively and capacitively coupled to a... Agent: General Electric Company
20130301802 - Radiographic image photographing system: The radiographic image photographing system includes an information acquisition member which acquires information on the radiographic image photographing device from an information presentation member of the radiographic image photographing device in a non-contact manner. When the information acquisition member makes the notification of the acquired information on the radiographic image... Agent: Konica Minolta, Inc.
20130301803 - Power and communication interface between a digital x-ray detector and an x-ray imaging system: A system for eliminating image artifacts caused by electromagnetic interference (EMI) on a portable digital x-ray detector that is capable of non-contact wireless inductively coupled power transfer. An X-ray imaging system comprising a portable digital X-ray detector having detector circuitry coupled to at least one receiver coil, and a power... Agent: General Electric Company
20130301804 - Electrically heated planar cathode: An electrically heated planar cathode for use in miniature x-ray tubes may be spiral design laser cut from a thin tantalum alloy ribbon foil (with grain stabilizing features). Bare ribbon is mounted to an aluminum nitride substrate in a manner that is puts the ribbon in minimal tension before it... Agent:
20130301805 - Aligning and focusing an electron beam in an x-ray source: A technique for indirectly measuring the degree of alignment of a beam in an electron-optical system including aligning means, focusing means and deflection means. To carry out the measurements, a simple sensor may be used, even a single-element sensor, provided it has a well-defined spatial extent. When practiced in connection... Agent: Excillum Ab
20130301806 - Composite crystal array for pixelated gamma camera and method of making thereof: A composite crystal array for a pixelated gamma camera and a method of making thereof, which are adapted to a photoelectric matrix that consists of position sensitive photomultiplier elements, in which the photoelectric matrix is divided into sensible and non-sensible areas with a geometric distribution, so as to set a... Agent: Institute Of Nuclear Energy Research Atomic Energy Council, Executive Yuan
20130301807 - Adaptive x-ray filter: An adaptive X-ray filter for varying a local intensity of X-ray radiation includes a first chamber containing a magnetorheological or electrorheological first liquid, a second chamber containing a second liquid that absorbs X-ray radiation, and a flexible membrane that separates the first chamber from the second chamber. Using the flexible... Agent:
20130301808 - Electronic cassette for radiographic imaging: An electronic cassette for radiographic imaging has an enclosure, an imaging detection panel disposed in the enclosure and configured to convert an amount of radiation into an electric signal, a circuit unit disposed in the enclosure and configured to read an electric signal from the imaging detection panel by supplying... Agent:Previous industry: Electrical pulse counters, pulse dividers, or shift registers: circuits and systems
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