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9020100 Multiple image collection and synthesis for personnel screening  
An apparatus and method for inspecting personnel or their effects. A first and second carriage each carries a source for producing a beam of penetrating radiation incident on a given subject. A...
9020103 Versatile beam scanner with fan beam  
A versatile beam scanner for generating a far-field scanned pencil beam, and, alternatively, a far-field pencil beam. An angle selector limits the angular extent of an inner fan beam emitted by a...
9014339 Versatile x-ray beam scanner  
Apparatus for interrupting and/or scanning a beam of penetrating radiation, such as for purposes of inspecting contents of a container. A source, such as an x-ray tube, generates a fan beam of...
9008269 Method and apparatus for adjusting a field of view for exposure of an X-ray system, and an X-ray system  
A method for adjusting a field of view for exposure of an X-ray system is provided. The method comprises: capturing an image of a patient on an examining table of the system by an image sensor,...
8989348 Multi-linear X-ray scanning systems and methods for X-ray scanning  
An x-ray scanner includes an x-ray source producing a fan of x-rays, an x-ray detector array, a collimator between the source and array, fixed to the source, and defining one or more slits...
8971486 System and method for x-ray inspection  
Methods and systems for x-ray inspection are provided. The system can include a source of radiant energy configured so that the radiant energy traverses a scanning volume. The system can further...
8734013 Small mobile x-ray scanning system  
This invention describes a method of inspecting unidentified packages placed on the floor or ground, or on desktops or counters. The method uses a transmissive x-ray system mounted on a small...
8681933 X-ray computed tomography apparatus  
According to one embodiment, an X-ray computed tomography apparatus includes an X-ray tube to generate X-rays, X-ray detector to detect the X-rays transmitted through an object, top to place the...
8660239 Detector apparatus and method  
A detector apparatus is described for scanning of and obtaining radiation data from an object and generating an image therefrom. The apparatus comprises a radiation detector system spaced...
8625742 Imaging system and control method therefor  
An imaging system includes a plurality of imaging apparatuses, each of the imaging apparatuses includes a detector for performing an imaging operation for outputting image data corresponding to...
8611502 Continuously variable focal length lens  
A material preferably in crystal form having a low atomic number such as beryllium (Z=4) provides for the focusing of x-rays in a continuously variable manner. The material is provided with plural...
8605859 Multiple image collection and synthesis for personnel screening  
An apparatus and method for inspecting personnel or their effects. A first and second carriage each carries a source for producing a beam of penetrating radiation incident on a given subject. A...
8515005 Tomosynthesis with shifting focal spot and oscillating collimator blades  
In a tomosynthesis system a static focal spot is moved in a direction opposite to and generally synchronized with the directional movement of an x-ray source and X-ray collimator blades are moved...
8509387 X-ray imaging apparatus  
An X-ray imaging apparatus is provided with a multi X-ray source and a collimator in which a plurality of slits for X-rays to pass through are two-dimensionally formed, the size and position of...
8416919 Apparatus to facilitate capturing samples as pertain to an object to be imaged and corresponding method  
One facilitates capturing samples as pertain to an object to be imaged by providing N pulsed sampling chains (where N is an integer greater than 1) where these sampling chains are in planes...
8355551 Method and apparatus for reducing image artifacts  
A method and apparatus are provided for reducing motion related imaging artifacts. The method includes determining an internal motion for of two regions of the object, each region having a...
8340246 X-ray imaging apparatus and method for reducing X-ray scattering  
An X-ray imaging apparatus and method for reducing X-ray scattering are provided. The X-ray imaging apparatus includes an X-ray source, a collimator, a detector, and a controller. The X-ray source...
8243876 X-ray scanners  
The present application discloses an X-ray scanner having an X-ray source arranged to emit X-rays from source points through an imaging volume. The scanner may further include an array of X-ray...
8111803 Method for energy sensitive computed tomography using checkerboard filtering  
Methods for energy-sensitive computed tomography systems that use checkerboard filtering. A method of enhancing image analysis of projection data acquired using a detector configured with a...
8100584 Voltage measurement in an imaging system  
Methods and systems are generally described for measuring a voltage used by an imaging system to generate radiation used in imaging. In embodiments, different datasets are acquired using different...
8094777 Digital mammography scanning system  
An apparatus for use in imaging an area of interest within a patient's body, including a stationary frame; a rotating assembly mounted on the stationary frame, the rotating assembly including an...
8033724 Rapid assembly and operation of an X-ray imaging system  
Methods and systems for X-ray imaging are disclosed. An X-ray imaging system includes an X-ray tube to generate X-rays and a detector array to capture scattered X-rays. A rotational collimator...
7953208 X-ray radiation diaphragm and control method therefor, and CT device embodying same  
A collimator device has at least one masking device that is adjustable between two end positions for collimation of a beam fan in an x-ray CT device, wherein the x-ray fan is schematically not...
7940890 Digital mammography scanning system  
An apparatus for use in imaging an area of interest within a patient's body, including a stationary frame; a rotating assembly mounted on the stationary frame, the rotating assembly including an...
7873142 Distortion correction method for linear scanning X-ray system  
Imaging apparatus comprises a radiation source arranged to generate a divergent imaging beam and an associated radiation detector mounted on a C-arm which can rotate. A first drive is arranged to...
7809109 Multiple image collection and synthesis for personnel screening  
An apparatus and method for inspecting personnel or their effects. A first and second carriage each carries a source for producing a beam of penetrating radiation incident on a subject. A...
7796734 Multiple image collection and synthesis for personnel screening  
An apparatus and method for inspecting personnel or their effects. A first and second carriage each carries a source for producing a beam of penetrating radiation incident on a subject. A...
7688950 X-ray diagnostic apparatus  
When distance compute unit 81 received the instruction of the moving destination at the center of the exposure field 4a from center transfer operation unit 74, calculates the moving amount....
7599471 Method and apparatus for rotating an anode in an x-ray system  
A method and apparatus for an x-ray apparatus. The x-ray apparatus comprises a vacuum tube. A cathode is located in the vacuum tube and capable of emitting electrons. A rotatable magnetic anode...
7593510 X-ray imaging with continuously variable zoom and lateral relative displacement of the source  
An inspection system based on penetrating radiation in which the field of view of a scan may be varied. First and second primary limiting apertures are provided for interposition between a source...
7590217 Digital imaging method and apparatus for mammography  
A digital imaging apparatus and method which includes a radiation source and a sensor arrangement for detecting radiation. The sensor arrangement contains one or more sensors formed of one or more...
7586113 EUV illumination system  
An illumination system is used to illuminate a specified illumination field of an object surface with EUV radiation. The illumination system has an EUV source and a collector to concentrate the...
7564941 Focus-detector arrangement for generating projective or tomographic phase contrast recordings with X-ray optical gratings  
A focus-detector arrangement of an X-ray apparatus is disclosed for generating projective or tomographic phase contrast recordings with a phase grating. According to at least one embodiment of the...
7500785 X-ray shielding device  
An X-ray shield device according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises an X-ray shielding plate positioned between an X-ray source and a support member for a subject; a shielding...
7477725 Computed examination of an object by using coherent-scattered radiation  
An examination apparatus, such as for inspection of baggage or any object of interest, has a source of radiation which is moved during scanning of the object of interest. A scattered radiation are...
7400709 X-ray inspection system  
An x-ray inspection system (198) arranged to inspect at least one object and comprising: a source of radiation (200) a detector (216), in use, capable of detecting the radiation passing through an...
7400703 Method and system for controlling radiation intensity of an imaging system  
A system for and a method of controlling a spatial distribution of radiation intensity in a beam of radiation is provided. The system includes a control device located to receive the initial beam...
7397892 Security entrance system  
The invention is related to the systems of so-called “security entrance” and, in particular, to the systems for preventing the entry of forbidden articles and/or substances from an unprotected...
7372945 Method and device for the recording of objects  
The invention relates to the recording of an object (4) by imaging with a radiation source (2) on a recording medium (3) using aperture (6), the size of which may be adjusted using adjusting means...
7366374 Multilayer optic device and an imaging system and method using same  
An optic device, system and method for imaging are described. The optic device includes a first solid phase layer having a first index of refraction with a first photon transmission property and a...
7359484 Devices and methods for producing multiple x-ray beams from multiple locations  
An x-ray generating device includes at least one field-emission cold cathode having a substrate and incorporating nanostructure-containing material including carbon nanotubes. The device further...
7342230 Terahertz imaging system and associated method  
A terahertz imaging system uses a terahertz light source to illuminate a target object with a series of short pulses of terahertz light. The pulses have a low average output power but a high peak...
7319734 Method and apparatus for blocking radiographic scatter  
Scatter effects are reduced in a radiographic imaging device, such as a digital slot scan mammographic imaging device, by reducing detected scatter and processing detector information to...
7315610 X-ray device that emits an x-ray beam with a scanning-like movement  
In a method for operating an x-ray device, an x-ray beam is generated at a focal spot of a rotary anode that is rotatable around a rotation axis, and the x-ray beam is gated with a slit-shaped...
7309161 Method for determination of magnification in a line scan camera  
The magnification Mref for a line scan camera can be found by exploiting a difference in the way Mref affects the notion of ‘focus’ in the x and y directions. Mref enters into the calculations for...
7236572 X-ray imaging apparatus with continuous, periodic movement of the radiation detector in the exposure plane  
An economical X-ray apparatus that allows a rapid exposure of comparatively large-format digital X-ray images has an exposure unit, with which a predetermined surface segment of an exposure plane...
7212605 Device and method related to X-ray imaging  
The present invention relates to an arrangement for detecting X-ray radiations comprising a carrying member on one face arranged with detectors consisting of a plurality of sensors arranged on a...
7108421 Systems and methods for imaging large field-of-view objects  
An imaging apparatus and related method comprising a source that projects a beam of radiation in a first trajectory; a detector located a distance from the source and positioned to receive the...
7106830 3D x-ray system adapted for high speed scanning of large articles  
A system for forming an image of an object. The system includes a first scanning x-ray source for generating x-rays that diverge from a source point along a first scan path, the point being...
7027561 Dual-energy scanning-based detection of ionizing radiation  
A dual-energy scanning-based radiation detecting apparatus comprises a line detector; a device for scanning said line detector across an object while said line detector is exposed to an ionizing...
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