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US20110309242 Radiation-activated Fiducial Markers for Organ Tracking  
A system may include transmission of an activation beam to one or more non-radioactive elements disposed in a patient volume, wherein the elements become radioactive in response to the activation...
US20110226942 COMPOSITIONS, KITS, AND METHODS FOR CALIBRATION IN MASS SPECTROMETRY  
The invention provides compositions, kits, and methods for calibrating a mass spectrometer using two or more recombinant proteins and one or more energy-absorbing molecules. The recombinant...
US20150251017 Method of Evaluating a Procedure for Determining the Aggregate Dose Received in the Course of a Radiotherapy Treatment  
A method is provided for evaluating a procedure for determining an aggregate radiotherapy dose received in the course of a radiotherapy treatment. The method includes: defining a deformable model...
US20110315865 METAL VOLUME SOURCE CALIBRATION PHANTOM AND CALIBRATING METHOD THEREOF  
A metal volume source calibration phantom includes a container, a plurality kinds of metal plates stacked up inside the container, and at least one slab of radioactive source, each of which is...
US20140151541 Electrokinetically Controlled Calibrant Delivery  
An electrokinetic pump can be used to deliver calibrant (“lock mass”) ions to a mass spectrometer for calibration of a mass spectrometry system. Electrokinetically controlled calibrant delivery...
US20150190655 RADIATION PLANNING SYSTEM  
The present invention relates to a method of determining a radiation distribution, comprising: Determining or estimating movements of a patient during a radiation exposure; exposing a phantom to...
US20120076371 Phantom Identification  
The invention relates to calibration phantoms used in connection with medical imaging devices such as PET, MR, etc., and particularly in connection with hybrid systems such as MR/PET systems. In...
US20130075599 UNIVERSAL MOUNTING SYSTEM FOR CALIBRATION SOURCE FOR USE IN PET SCANNERS  
A universal mounting adapter is configured for interchangeably mounting a calibration source to two or more different imaging devices. The two imaging devices have different mounting brackets so...
US20100294922 Automated calibration methodology for VUV metrology system  
A calibration pad having multiple calibration sites is provided. A particular calibration site may be utilized until that particular site has been determined to have become unacceptable for...
US20100301197 MONITORING SYSTEM  
A system and method for monitoring user exposure to toxic compounds are described. Compounds monitored are preferable volatile organic compounds including benzene, toluene, or xylene. An adsorbent...
US20120217385 DEVICE FOR USE IN NORMALIZING READINGS ON A TESTING MACHINE  
An example optic module verification device for use in periodic normalization of a testing machine used to test samples in wells is disclosed. The example testing machine includes a plurality of...
US20130306851 DETECTION AND CORRECTION OF A LOSS OF CALIBRATION OF MICROBOLOMETER THERMAL IMAGING RADIOMETERS  
A method detects a loss of calibration of a thermal imaging radiometer including an array of imaging microbolometers and a gauge microbolometer. The detection method includes applying a first and...
US20140027625 COMPOSITION, METHOD, AND KIT FOR CALIBRATING A MASS SPECTROMETER  
A composition, method, and kit for calibrating a mass spectrometer including a predetermined concentration of a calibrant having a mixture of amino acid polyethylene glycol compounds and a solvent...
US20110024612 QUANTUM DOT BASED RADIATION SOURCE AND RADIOMETRIC CALIBRATOR USING THE SAME  
In one embodiment, a quantum dot based radiation source includes a housing having a wall defining a cavity therein, a plurality of quantum dots disposed on an inner surface of the wall of the...
US20120012742 CALIBRATION DEVICE FOR LOCATION OF CT X-RAY GENERATOR AND DETECTOR, CALIBRATION METHOD USING THE CALIBRATION DEVICE, AND CALIBRATION METHOD FOR CT SYSTEM  
A calibration device for location of a CT X-ray generator and detector includes a splitting window, a splitting window bracket configured to support the splitting window, an integral bracket, and...
US20130270430 SYSTEM FOR MONITORING ENVIRONMENTAL DOSIMETRY, DOSIMETER AND ENVIRONMENTAL DOSIMETRY METHOD  
The invention relates to a real-time dosimetry monitoring system which is simple to deploy, efficient and economical and which limits the production of waste. For this purpose, the subject of the...
US20110127413 Systems and Methods for Calibrating Time Alignment For A Positron Emission Tomography (PET) System  
A representative positron emission tomography (PET) calibration system includes a PET scanner having a ring detector, a phantom that is placed at approximately the center of the ring detector, and...
US20130302851 SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR ANALYSIS OF A GUAYULE PLANT IN SITU  
A system and method for in-field near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) analysis of rubber and resin concentrations a guayule plant is provided. The system includes a wagon or other vehicle with the...
US20130292559 Spectral Calibration Method and System for Multiple Instruments  
Implementations of the present invention describe an apparatus for generating calibration factors for a spectral detector instrument. The calibration factors are derived from a calibration plate...
US20120160995 SPECTRAL CALIBRATION METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MULTIPLE INSTRUMENTS  
Implementations of the present invention describe an apparatus for generating calibration factors for a spectral detector instrument. The calibration factors are derived from a calibration plate...
US20120056082 METHOD FOR DETERMINING CONTAMINATION OF MATERIAL USING MID-IR SPECTROSCOPY  
A method of determining contamination on a material having suspected contamination includes irradiating the material having suspected contamination with infrared energy over a spectrum of...
US20110108717 Infrared Sensor Control Architecture  
A system and method for optimizing fixed and temporal noise in an infrared imaging system. The system may use correction tables with correction factors, each correction factor indexed to a...
US20110186720 Device And Method For Particle Therapy Verification  
The invention is related to the field of charged Hadron Therapy, i.e. radiation therapy using strongly interacting particles. More particularly, the invention relates to a detector and method for...
US20130341501 DETERMINATION OF OPTIMAL DIAMETERS FOR NANOWIRES  
Methods of optimizing the diameters of nanowire photodiode light sensors. The method includes comparing the response of nanowire photodiode pixels having predetermined diameters with standard...
US20140263990 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVED RADIOISOTOPIC DOSE CALCULATION AND DELIVERY  
Disclosed herein are methods including calibrating a radiotherapy machine to identify an effective radiation source size of a radiation source contained within the radiotherapy machine, the...
US20100243875 WATER PHANTOM  
The present invention is related to a water phantom for measuring and determining the dose distribution of radiation produced by a particle beam or photon radiation beam comprising: a water tank;...
US20150160131 PARTICLE DETECTING DEVICE AND PARTICLE DETECTING METHOD  
A particle detecting device includes: a light source that illuminates a fluid with an excitation beam; a fluorescent intensity measuring instrument that measures an optical intensity of a...
US20120074303 CALIBRATION FUNCTION FOR TIME-OF-FLIGHT MASS SPECTROMETERS WITH EXTREME MASS ACCURACY  
A calibration function for time-of-flight mass spectrometers that converts ion times of flight into mass to charge ratios, takes into account not only the time of flight of a specific ionic...
US20110147574 CALIBRATION SOURCE AND METHODS FOR CALIBRATING A NUCLEAR MEDICINE IMAGING SYSTEM  
Systems and methods for calibrating a nuclear medicine (NM) imaging system are provided that include an NM calibration source. The NM calibration source includes an isotope source having an energy...
US20130151190 TECHNIQUES FOR AUTOMATED INSTALLATION TESTING AND REPORTING FOR ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTS  
Automated installation processing of a mass spectrometer is described. Software is executed providing a user interface for controlling the installation process. Manual setup operations in...
US20140014829 Development of a Contrast Phantom for Active Millimeter Wave Imaging Systems  
A contrast phantom for an active millimeter wave imaging system is made from different materials or sections having different reflectivities. The reflectivities incrementally increase in discrete...
US20140014827 INFRARED SENSOR CHIP, INFRARED DETECTOR AND METHOD FOR OEPRATING AND TESTING THE SAME  
According to the embodiment of the present invention, an infrared sensor chip may be provided that includes: a CMOS circuit board comprised of an active matrix, a row line selector and an output...
US20090283668 CALIBRATION METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PET SCANNERS  
A method, system and kit for calibrating a PET scanner is disclosed. A first aliquot (10) containing a quantity of a radionuclide dispersed in a solid matrix material is provided, wherein the...
US20110198487 OPTICAL READHEAD AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME  
A method of determining auto-calibrating information of a test sensor includes providing an optical read head that includes a light source, a light guide and a detector. The read head forms an...
US20120235029 TESTING AN INFRARED PROXIMITY SENSOR  
A system for testing an IR proximity sensor has an infrared reflector that receives radiation transmitted from the proximity sensor under test. An electronically modulated IR-transmissive device...
US20100012828 Infrared Sensor and Method of Calibrating the Same  
An infrared sensor system and a method of calibrating the system are disclosed. In one aspect, a method includes determining a transmission of a transmissive window and a transmission of a...
US20120305757 METHOD FOR CORRECTING COUNT RATE DRIFT IN A QUANTUM-COUNTING DETECTOR, AN X-RAY SYSTEM WITH A QUANTUM-COUNTING DETECTOR AND A CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENT FOR A QUANTUM-COUNTING DETECTOR  
A method, a circuit arrangement and an X-ray system, in particular a CT system, are disclosed wherein, in order to correct the count rate drift of a detector for ionizing radiation having...
US20130193316 RADIATION DOSIMETRY METHOD  
A radiation dosimetry method and associated devices for carrying out the method are disclosed herein. More particularly, a method and associated apparatus which compensates for variations in...
US20140117219 Dynamic Resolution Correction of Quadrupole Mass Analyser  
A method of mass spectrometry is disclosed comprising automatically correcting the mass or mass to charge ratio resolution of a quadrupole mass filter or mass analyser one or more times during an...
US20120312976 INFRARED CAMERA CALIBRATION TECHNIQUES  
Various techniques are disclosed for testing and/or calibrating infrared imaging modules. For example, a method of calibrating an infrared imaging module may include providing a plurality of...
US20150008310 Pulsed Mass Calibration in Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry  
A method is provided for calibrating mass-to-charge ratio measurements obtained from a time-of-flight mass spectrometer used as a detector for a chromatographic system. The method can include...
US20140077073 SCINTILLATION DETECTOR GAIN CONTROL  
A method, apparatus, and computer program products for controlling gain in a scintillation detector. Calibration count rates, each representing an integral count rate above a different threshold,...
US20080243416 GLOBAL CALIBRATION FOR STEREO VISION PROBE  
A method for global calibration of a multi-view vision-based touch probe measurement system is provided which encompasses calibrating camera frame distortion errors as well as probe form errors....
US20110012012 METHOD FOR LINEARIZING AN ENERGY SPECTRUM OF RADIATION DETECTORS  
A method for linearizing a radiation detector is provided, the method including measuring a pulse height spectrum of a predetermined radiation source, identifying at least one spectrum template...
US20080011946 Phantom device having internal organ simulating phantom  
Provided is a phantom device having an internal organ simulating phantom. The phantom device comprises: a phantom receiving radiation emitted from a radiation emitting unit and comprising therein...
US20130334411 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ADJUSTING THE BIAS VOLTAGE OF A SPAD PHOTODIODE  
The present disclosure relates to a method for adjusting a bias voltage of a SPAD photodiode, comprising successive steps of: applying to the photodiode a first test bias voltage lower than a...
US20110062318 Multilayered Tissue Phantoms, Fabrication Methods, and Use  
A method for producing a multilayer tissue phantom involves successively forming at least two layers, each layer formed by depositing a viscous flowable material over a supporting element or over...
US20110089317 Polarization Standards for Microscopy  
The present invention describes the development of thin film calibration strips for microscopy/spectroscopy systems and a simple method/routine to conduct instrument calibration using partially...
US20110127414 METHOD FOR CALIBRATING A SENSOR SYSTEM  
The invention relates to a method for the calibration of a sensor system. In the method according to the invention it is provided to use two calibration media. A high-quality first calibration...
US20130075598 Pulsed Mass Calibration in Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry  
A method is provided for calibrating mass-to-charge ratio measurements obtained from a time-of-flight mass spectrometer used as a detector for a chromatographic system. The method can include...