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9029785 Method of fabricating microlens, and depth sensor including microlens  
A method of fabricating a microlens includes forming layer of photoresist on a substrate, patterning the layer of photoresist, and then reflowing the photoresist pattern. The layer of photoresist...
9024263 Radiation tomography apparatus for small animals  
Disclosed is radiation tomography apparatus for smaller animals including a radiation source for emitting radiation; a radiation detecting device for detecting radiation; a rotary device for...
9014330 Radiation diagnostic apparatus and control method  
A radiation diagnostic apparatus includes a CT gantry apparatus, a PET gantry apparatus and a controller. The CT gantry apparatus includes an X-ray tube and an X-ray detector for reconstructing an...
8993970 Photomultiplier and detection systems  
The invention provides a switchable photomultiplier switchable between a detecting state and a non-detecting state including a cathode upon which incident radiation is arranged to impinge. The...
8969816 Board-level partitioning in MR-PET imaging system integration  
A printed circuit board (PCB) assembly of a data processing unit for an integrated magnetic resonance (MR) and positron emission tomography (PET) system, the PCB assembly includes a plurality of...
8963094 Composite gamma-neutron detection system  
The present invention provides a gamma-neutron detector based on mixtures of thermal neutron absorbers that produce heavy-particle emission following thermal capture. In one configuration, B-10...
8933411 Low power TDC-ADC and anger logic in radiation detection applications  
A diagnostic imaging device includes a signal processing circuit (22) processes signals from a detector array (16) which detects radiation from an imaging region (20). The hit signals are...
8895933 Data acquired system and CT apparatus using the same  
A data acquired system is provided. The data acquired system includes a main structure with a cavity formed therein, the cavity having a bottom for mounting a circuit board with electrical...
8822932 Apparatus and system for inspecting structures  
This disclosure describes an apparatus and a system for inspection of deepwater assets, e.g., pipes and pipelines that traverse the ocean floor. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a housing...
8785876 Radiation image capturing apparatus  
A radiation image capturing apparatus is provided with a scanning drive unit which sequentially applies ON voltage to respective scanning lines during a readout process to read out image data from...
8742354 Radiation image capturing device and radiation image capturing method  
A radiation image capturing device includes: an image capturing unit that captures a radiation image using irradiated radiation; a radiation detection unit that detects the radiation; a...
8735833 Photomultiplier and detection systems  
The invention provides a switchable photomultiplier switchable between a detecting state and a non-detecting state including a cathode upon which incident radiation is arranged to impinge. The...
8729479 Molecular breast imaging apparatus and method for concurrent dual-breast imaging  
A nuclear medicine mammography system and method for conducting concurrent examinations of both breasts of a patient, thereby reducing examination time in molecular breast imaging. The system...
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...
8687869 System and method for acceleration of image reconstruction  
A method for reconstructing an image from emission data includes generating a compressed point-spread function matrix, generating an accumulated attenuation factor; and performing at least one...
8676292 Multi-dimensional image reconstruction  
Apparatus for radiation based imaging of a non-homogenous target area having distinguishable regions therein, comprises: an imaging unit configured to obtain radiation intensity data from a target...
8668844 Fluorescent material for use in CT applications  
The invention relates to a Gd2O2S:Nd fluorescent material and the use of Nd3+ as emitter in suitable materials.
8658979 Nuclear image reconstruction  
A system is provided for obtaining a nuclear image of a moving object. The system comprises an input (14), a processing unit (15) and an output (17). The input (14) is provided for receiving a...
8642968 Tomographic image generating apparatus and tomographic image generating method  
A tomographic image of a subject is generated from projection image data acquired in a series of image capturing processes carried out by a radiation detector based on radiation emitted from a...
8637842 Mobile-monitoring and/or decontamination unit structure  
A method of using automatic whole body personnel contamination monitors and/or means for decontaminating individuals exposed to radioactive material contamination is provided. The inventive method...
8633445 Multi-energy X-ray imaging  
An imaging method includes obtaining a first image data for a subset of a target region, the subset of the target region having a first metallic object, obtaining a second image data for the...
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...
8625873 Medical image processing apparatus  
Provided is a medical image processing apparatus allowing the generation of image data by changing the reconstruction conditions in correspondence with the positional relation of an observation...
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...
8618490 Method for determining radiation attenuation in a positron emission tomography scanner  
A method is disclosed for determining radiation attenuation as a result of an object in a positron emission tomography scanner. In at least one embodiment, a phantom object is arranged in the...
8598534 Low-power TDC-ADC and anger logic in radiation detection applications  
A diagnostic imaging device includes a signal processing circuit (22) processes signals from a detector array (16) which detects radiation from an imaging region (20). The hit signals are...
8594404 PET scanner and image reconstruction method thereof  
A plurality of detector rings in which detectors arranged densely or spatially in a ring shape or in a polygonal shape are arranged, with an open space kept in the body axis direction,...
8588367 Motion compensation in quantitative data analysis and therapy  
An apparatus includes a diagnostic scanner (102) and a treatment planner (112). The treatment planner (112) plans a treatment to be applied to an object. A treatment device (114) treats the object...
8586934 Radiographic image capturing apparatus and radiographic image capturing system  
In a radiographic image capturing apparatus, by interfitting each of panel accommodating units by means of connecting sections so that portions of respective radiation conversion panels are...
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,...
8541748 System and method for performing nuclear mammography imaging  
A system and method for performing molecular imaging of an anatomy of interest is provided. The molecular imaging system includes a gantry, a first gamma camera coupled to the gantry, and a second...
8535337 Pedicle screw insertion system and method  
Improved methods and apparatuses for inserting pedicle screws in accordance with embodiments of the present invention include an image correction algorithm. In various embodiments, an original...
8525116 MR/PET imaging systems  
An imaging system includes positron emission tomography (PET) detectors (30) shrouded by broadband galvanic isolation (99) and coincidence detection electronics (50, 50ob), or other radiation...
8519342 Nuclear medicine imaging apparatus, control method, and computer program product  
A nuclear medicine imaging apparatus according to an embodiment of the invention includes a detector, a measuring unit, and an end control unit. The detector is configured to detect radiation for...
8519351 SPECT camera  
Systems and methods for providing improved detectors for use in SPECT cameras. The improved detectors use pinhole apertures and surfaces calculated to provide improved sensitivity and resolution....
8481950 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Nuclear medicine imaging apparatus, control method, and computer program product
 
A nuclear medicine imaging apparatus according to an embodiment of the invention includes a detector, a measuring unit, and an end control unit. The detector is configured to detect radiation for...
8478555 System and methods of improved tomography imaging  
The present invention is a system and methods of improved tomography imaging such as microwave tomography (MWT). An improved inversion technique surrounds the imaging region with an electrically...
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...
8461539 Combined radiation therapy/pet apparatus  
A combined radiation therapy/PET apparatus includes: an open PET device having multi-ring detector rings that are opposed to each other in the direction of the body axis so as to leave a gap...
8455833 Single crystal scintillator material, method for producing same, radiation detector and PET system  
A method for producing a single crystal scintillator material according to the present invention includes the steps of: providing a solvent including: at least one element selected from the group...
8445851 Radioimaging  
Radioimaging methods, devices and radiopharmaceuticals therefor.
8431904 Data-processing electronics for use in a positron-emission tomography system  
Improved processing electronic hardware are disclosed that facilitate the efficient processing of PET system data, while enhancing accuracy and compatibility of PET systems with other analytical...
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...
8415630 Apparatus and methods for determining a boundary of an object for positron emission tomography scatter correction  
Apparatus and methods for determining a boundary of an object for positron emission tomography (PET) scatter correction are provided. One method includes obtaining positron emission tomography...
8410447 Particle radiotherapy apparatus  
In a particle radiotherapy apparatus which has a passage for allowing movement of a particle beam, this invention provides a particle radiotherapy apparatus with high sensitivity for detection of...
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...
8389941 Composite gamma-neutron detection system  
The present invention provides a gamma-neutron detector based on mixtures of thermal neutron absorbers that produce heavy-particle emission following thermal capture. The detector consists of one...
8389942 Photomultiplier and detection systems  
The invention provides a switchable photomultiplier switchable between a detecting state and a non-detecting state including a cathode upon which incident radiation is arranged to impinge. The...
8392902 Upgrading software applications offline using a virtual machine  
A system and method upgrade software applications offline using a virtual machine. Software applications used by actual customer machines may rely upon customer specific data and protocols. An...