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9035259 Level measurement system  
An instrument adapted for the determination of fluid levels within a vessel by the comparison of the density of the fluid along the length of the instrument, said instrument comprising: (i) at...
9006664 Encoding for nuclear medical imaging block detectors  
Signals generated by radiation sensors can be encoded to reduce the number of cables needed to transport information from a nuclear imaging apparatus to a processor for reconstruction. For...
9006665 Radiation detection apparatus and radiographic system  
A radiation detection apparatus including a sensor unit having photoelectric conversion units two-dimensionally arranged and a scintillator layer which converts radiation into light, comprising a...
9000382 Spectral imaging detector  
A one-dimensional multi-element photo detector (120) includes a photodiode array (122) with a first upper row of photodiode pixels and a second lower row of photodiode pixels. The photodiode array...
9000381 Method and apparatus for fast determination of unknown radiation dose  
Described is a method for determination of an unknown radiation dose to which an optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) sensor has been exposed utilizing a pulsed optically stimulated...
8993972 Fluorescence based sensors utilizing a mirrored cavity  
A fluorescence based sensor system that provides improved signal-to-noise over prior systems is provided. The system includes a fluorescence based sensing medium that is contained a recessed...
8937286 Solid scintillator and electron beam detector using the same  
The present invention provides a solid scintillator comprising a rare earth oxide sintered body, wherein: an afterglow time, which is the time required for a light output from the solid...
8933417 Combined lens and reflector, and an optical apparatus using the same  
A lens and reflector unit for optical measurements includes first and second convex surface sections of the lens and reflector unit. Both have their respective central normal lines. A first flat...
8921795 Method and apparatus for fast determination of unknown radiation dose  
Described is a method for determination of an unknown radiation dose to which an optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) sensor has been exposed utilizing a pulsed optically stimulated...
8878136 Radiometric measuring device  
A radiometric measuring device comprising: a radioactive radiator which sends radioactive radiation through a container; and a detector serving to receive a radiation intensity penetrating through...
8859973 Strip device and method for determining the location and time of reaction of the gamma quanta and the use of the device to determine the location and time of reaction of the gamma quanta in positron emission tomography  
The subject of the invention is a strip device and method for determining the place and time of the gamma quanta interaction as well as the use of the device for determining the place and time of...
8853635 Method and apparatus for dual-modality ultrasonic and nuclear emission mammography  
A molecular breast imaging (“MBI”} configured for combined MBI and ultrasound imaging or MBI-guided biopsy is provided. In one configuration, the MBI portion of the system includes two opposed...
8835857 Device for a radiation detector and radiation detector with the device  
A device for a radiation detector includes a main body, which includes a material G and is at least partially provided with a coating. The coating has at least a first layer with a material A1....
8835859 Imaging control apparatus, radiographic imaging system, and imaging control method  
An imaging control apparatus for controlling an imaging system capable of performing a plurality of imaging modes for detecting light or radiation to acquire an image includes a detection unit...
8829446 Tile for detector array of imaging modality having selectively removable/replaceable tile sub-assemblies  
Among other things, one or more tiles for an indirect-conversation radiation detector array are provided herein. Respective tiles comprise a detector sub-assembly and an electronic sub-assembly,...
8785862 X-ray detector and medical X-ray device  
An X-ray detector having an active array comprising pixel elements for detecting X-ray radiation is provided to enable high-quality X-ray imaging, wherein each pixel element has a scintillator...
8785875 Positron annihilation characteristics measurement system and method for measuring positron annihilation characteristics  
A positron annihilation characteristics measurement system 10 comprises a positron source; radiation detection means 14 for detecting radiation emitted when a positron generated by the positron...
8772730 Photon counting detector to generate high-resolution images and high-contrast images, and photon counting and detecting method using the same  
A photon counting detector and a photon counting and detecting method using the same is provided. The photon counting detector includes readout circuits configured to count photons in multi-energy...
8749787 Fluorescence detecting apparatus and fluorescence detecting method  
Excitation light beam is irradiated onto a test region while shifting the irradiation position thereof, when performing analysis of a target substance using an analysis chip having the test region...
8742355 Radiation image capturing system and method of adjusting same  
The present invention relates to a radiation image capturing system and a method of adjusting the same. An image capturing condition setting unit sets a target, a filter, and a tube voltage as...
8735832 Data acquisition  
An imaging detector includes a scintillator array (202), a photosensor array (204) optically coupled to the scintillator array (202), a current-to-frequency (I/F) converter (314), and logic (312)....
8716668 Radiation detector and radiotherapy apparatus  
The present invention provides a radiation detector which comprises a tube and detector elements distributed over the tube. Such an arrangement can be used to provide information on a radiation...
8716669 Line of response estimation for high-resolution PET detector  
A method for estimating a line or response in a positron emission tomography scanner having depth of interaction estimation capability. The method utilizes information from both detector modules...
8673157 Photoreactor  
The present invention relates to a reactor for the photocatalytic treatment of liquid or gaseous streams, which reactor comprises a tube through which the stream to be treated flows, wherein, in...
8653471 Spectral imaging  
A detector array (110) of an imaging system (100) includes a radiation sensitive detector (114, 116) that detects radiation and generates a signal indicative thereof. A current-to-frequency (I/F)...
8629404 Method and apparatus to optimize injected dose and scan time in SPECT imaging  
An apparatus and method are provided for optimizing an amount of radiation dose and acquisition time in cardiac Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) imaging. The apparatus and method...
8625868 Radiation diagnostic apparatus and image reconstructing method  
According to one embodiment, a radiation diagnostic apparatus includes a photon-counting detector, a counting information storage unit, an image reconstituting unit, and a controlling unit. The...
8610048 Photosensitive integrated circuit equipped with a reflective layer and corresponding method of production  
A method for producing a photosensitive integrated circuit including producing circuit control transistors, producing, above the control transistors, and between at least one upper electrode and...
8610076 System and method for molecular breast imaging  
A system and method for a molecular breast imaging (MBI) are provided. One MBI system includes at least one cadmium zinc telluride (CZT) detector having a plurality of pixels and a registered...
8569683 Method and device for monitoring an automatic drift compensation  
A device for monitoring an automatic drift compensation of a scintillation counter may include a drift compensation monitoring unit which is designed to evaluate a counting rate caused by a...
8565860 Radioactive emission detector equipped with a position tracking system  
A radioactive emission probe in communication with a position tracking system and the use thereof in a variety of systems and methods of medical imaging and procedures, are provided. Specifically,...
8563935 Nuclear medicine imaging apparatus and control method  
According to one embodiment, a nuclear medicine imaging apparatus includes a counting information collection unit, a determination unit, and a discarding unit. The counting information collection...
8558184 Radiographic image capturing apparatus  
A radiographic image capturing apparatus includes a photodetector substrate, a scintillator, a switching filter, and a resetting light source, which are arranged successively in this order. If the...
8558182 Optical element, device, method, and applications  
A novel phase-coded aperture, associated imaging system, and design method is disclosed. The optical imaging system includes a coded-aperture followed optically by a detector array and includes an...
8552386 Image acquisition devices with contrast and spatial resolution enhanced back-scatter shielding  
An image acquisition device employs a low-Z material to maximize the probability of backscattering or direct hits in Compton scattering for radiation with a given energy spectrum that passes...
8530846 Apparatus and methods for detector scatter recovery for nuclear medicine imaging systems  
Apparatus and methods for detector scatter recovery for positron emission tomography systems are provided. One method includes identifying detected gamma events in different detector units of a...
8471211 Two-dimensional position map correcting method, and radiation detecting apparatus  
A radiation detecting apparatus of this invention includes an arithmetic processing device which carries out arithmetic processes for drawing boundaries based on peaks of signal strengths and...
8462337 Spectrometer, spectrometry, and spectrometry program  
A spectroscopic measurement apparatus 1A comprises an integrating sphere 20 in which a sample S is located, a spectroscopic analyzer 30 dispersing the light to be measured from the sample S and...
8440975 Scintillator, radiation detecting apparatus, and radiation imaging apparatus  
A scintillator includes a scintillator layer which converts radiation into light, the scintillator layer having a first end forming part of a contour of the scintillator layer and a second end...
8423125 Radioimaging  
Radioimaging methods, devices and radiopharmaceuticals therefor.
8421021 Motion correction of SPECT images  
The present disclosure relates approaches for removing or reducing the effects of motion in parallel and non-parallel data acquisitions using a nuclear medicine imaging system. In certain...
8410446 Fluorescent material, scintillator using same, and radiation detector using same  
A fluorescent material for a scintillator to be used in a radiation detector is provided. The fluorescent material is designed to have a high fluorescent intensity and a low level of afterglow a...
8395129 Chamfered pallet for nuclear medicine  
A pallet (10) for use with a gamma camera includes a rigid sheet (30) having a thickness (d) of less than six millimeters and a strength-enhancing curvature transverse to an axial direction (DA)....
8389943 Modeling of the point-spread-function in single-pinhole and multi-pinhole spect reconstruction  
A system and method for reconstructing single photon emission computed tomography data acquired with a pinhole collimator includes sub-dividing each voxel in the imaging target object space into...
8362436 Electro-optic fluid quantity measurement system  
Systems and methods determine the level, density, and/or temperature of a fluid based on the fluorescence of a material within an optical waveguide slab at least partially immersed in the fluid.
8319184 Three-dimensional imaging using a fluorescent medium  
The attenuation and other optical properties of a medium are exploited to measure a thickness of the medium between a sensor and a target surface. Disclosed herein are various mediums,...
8306274 Methods for estimating peak location on a sampled surface with improved accuracy and applications to image correlation and registration  
Methods and systems for estimating peak location on a sampled surface (e.g., a correlation surface generated from pixilated images) utilize one or more processing techniques to determine multiple...
8263938 Dual energy radiation scanning of objects  
In one embodiment, a method of examining an object is disclosed comprising scanning an object at first and second radiation energies, detecting radiation at the first and second energies, and...
8237441 Method and apparatus for processing combined MR/emission tomography recordings  
A method and an apparatus are disclosed for determining the effective count rate of photons in a combined MR/emission tomography recording. In at least one embodiment, the method includes...
8198592 Measuring instrument and measuring method  
A measuring instrument has a light source for irradiating light including rays of light having the wavelength of excitation light, an objective lens for focusing light irradiated from the light...