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06/16/16
20160171726 
 Tomography apparatus and  reconstructing tomography image patent thumbnailTomography apparatus and reconstructing tomography image
A method of reconstructing a tomography image and a tomography apparatus configured to reconstruct a tomography image are provided. Tomography data corresponding to a moving object is acquired by performing a tomography scan on the object, and a tomography image is reconstructed using prior images obtained based on the acquired tomography data..
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology


06/16/16
20160171725 
 Method and device of obtaining beam hardening correction coefficient for carrying out beam hardening correction on computed tomography data patent thumbnailMethod and device of obtaining beam hardening correction coefficient for carrying out beam hardening correction on computed tomography data
The present invention relates to a method and device of obtaining a beam hardening correction coefficient for carrying out beam hardening correction on computed tomography data. The method includes the steps of: firstly, acquiring an original reconstructed image and an original sinogram of an object of a particular size; secondly, obtaining an error-reduced sinogram after processing the original reconstructed image by error reduction; thirdly, sampling and calculating an average value of the original sinogram and an average value of the error-reduced sinogram; fourthly, optimizing the original sinogram according to the error-reduced sinogram to determine a coefficient vector of optimization function for the object of the particular size; and finally fitting the coefficient vector of the optimization function of the original sinogram to obtain the beam hardening correction coefficient for the object of the particular size..
Ge Medical Systems Global Technology Co. Llc


06/16/16
20160171724 
 Methods and systems for real-time image reconstruction with arbitrary temporal windows patent thumbnailMethods and systems for real-time image reconstruction with arbitrary temporal windows
Various methods and systems for generating a computed tomography image in real-time are provided. In one embodiment, a method for imaging comprises acquiring x-ray projection data; calibrating the x-ray projection data; generating at least two basis image volumes by reconstructing the calibrated x-ray projection data, each of the at least two basis image volumes including different centerviews and a temporal width corresponding to an x-ray source rotation between 180 degrees and 360 degrees; and generating a final image volume by fourier blending the at least two basis image volumes based on a selected temporal window width.
General Electric Company


06/16/16
20160171694 
 System and  recalibrating a monochromatic image patent thumbnailSystem and recalibrating a monochromatic image
A method includes receiving a monochromatic image comprising a head of a subject from a computed tomography (ct) scanner and detecting a petrous bone of the head in the monochromatic image. The method further includes determining a linear attenuation coefficient of at least one petrous voxel representing the petrous bone and calculating a mass attenuation coefficient of the petrous voxel based on the linear attenuation coefficient and a density of the petrous bone.
General Electric Company


06/16/16
20160171685 
 System and  generating a reference plane of a head patent thumbnailSystem and generating a reference plane of a head
A method includes receiving a computed tomography (ct) image comprising a head of a subject from a ct scanner and detecting a first and a second petrous bone of the head in the ct image. The method further includes determining a nasion of the head in the ct image based on the first and the second petrous bone.
General Electric Company


06/16/16
20160171662 
 Noise suppression in the correction of artifacts in ct images patent thumbnailNoise suppression in the correction of artifacts in ct images
A method is described for correcting a captured macropixel signal of an x-ray detector including a plurality of pixels, combined to form at least one macropixel, to capture discrete signals. A weighted macropixel signal exhibiting improved signal stability but reduced dose efficiency is determined.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


06/16/16
20160171648 
 Systems and methods for guided de-noising for computed tomography patent thumbnailSystems and methods for guided de-noising for computed tomography
A method includes obtaining spectral computed tomography (ct) information via an acquisition unit having an x-ray source and a ct detector. The method also includes, generating, with one or more processing units, using at least one image transform, a first basis image and a second basis image using the spectral ct information.
General Electric Company


06/16/16
20160170045 
 Systems and methods for positron emission tomography signal isolation patent thumbnailSystems and methods for positron emission tomography signal isolation
A positron emission tomography (pet) photosensor output circuit configured to be operably coupled to a pet photosensor system is provided that includes a plurality of regional circuit portions and a summing portion. Each regional circuit portion is configured to be operably coupled to a corresponding photosensor system region and includes an input portion, a first branch, and a second branch.
General Electric Company


06/16/16
20160169782 
 Fixture for in situ electromigration testing during x-ray microtomography patent thumbnailFixture for in situ electromigration testing during x-ray microtomography
Systems and fixtures for mounting, under mechanical constraint, wire-like or fiber-like samples of a high aspect ratio and down to 100 micrometers in diameter are disclosed. A region of interest along the length of the sample resides between and beyond a mechanical constraint on either side, allowing access to the region of interest for a wide number of characterization probes.

06/16/16
20160166353 
 Imaging system for generating a rendered image patent thumbnailImaging system for generating a rendered image
The present invention provides an imaging system having an imaging device for imaging at least a portion of an animal; said imaging device selected from a group consisting of x-ray computed tomography (ct), positron emission tomography (pet), single-photon emission computed tomography (spect), fluorescence and phosphorescence microscopy (fpm) and any combination thereof; consisting of ct, computer-assisted tomography; ir, rendered images comprising infrared light spectroscopy; pet, positron emission tomography; fluorescence and phosphorescence microscopy, a raman spectroscopic imaging system, ultrasound and any combination thereof.. .
Aspect Imaging Ltd.


06/16/16
20160166235 

Combination optical and ultrasonic imaging of an eye


A method and apparatus are disclosed for integrating optical coherence tomography (oct) and very high frequency ultrasound (vhfu) imaging systems. An oct probe and reference arm are mounted along with an ultrasound probe on a carriage capable of rotational, linear, and/or arcuate motion.
Arcscan, Inc.


06/16/16
20160166224 

Systems and methods for determining radiation dose in computed tomography scans


Systems and methods are described for determining a minimum radiation dose for a computed tomography (ct) scanning device. The method includes receiving a first input indicative of a selected minimum detectable contrast and a second input indicative of an estimate of a size of a subject to be exposed to the radiation dose.
Cedars-sinai Medical Center


06/16/16
20160166223 

Multi-source ct systems and pre-reconstruction inversion methods


A computed tomography scanner has multiple radiation sources or source arrays, in specific geometric dimensions for optimized imaging speed. A ct system with maximum fan-angle Γ and k simultaneously active x-ray sources distributed over an angle of π-2Γ radians, the sources partially overlapping on a detector array, measures summed projection data corresponding to k or less line-integrals at each detector element.

06/16/16
20160166221 

Methods and systems for spectral ct imaging


Various methods and systems for dual energy spectral computed tomography imaging are provided. In one embodiment, a method for dual energy imaging comprises generating an image from a higher energy dataset and an updated lower energy dataset, wherein the updated lower energy dataset comprises a combination of a lower energy dataset and a pseudo projection dataset generated from the higher energy dataset.
General Electric Company


06/16/16
20160166219 

Virpet - combination of virtual reality and pet brain imaging


Various methods, systems and apparatus are provided for brain imaging during virtual reality stimulation. In one example, among others, a system for virtual ambulatory environment brain imaging includes a mobile brain imager configured to obtain positron emission tomography (pet) scans of a subject in motion, and a virtual reality (vr) system configured to provide one or more stimuli to the subject during the pet scans.
West Virginia University


06/16/16
20160166147 

Optical coherence tomography system


An oct system comprises an oct scan module for retinal scanning and an add-on anterior segment scanning module which includes at least one anterior segment scan lens (11) and an add-on fixation target (15) which is used to maintain the viewing direction of the eye (6) under investigation while achieving anterior segment scanning. Because the anterior segment scan module added to the exterior of an existing oct system for retinal scanning has an add-on fixation target (15), it is possible to maintain the viewing direction of the eye (6) under investigation while carrying out anterior segment scanning without adjusting the internal beam path of the oct system, and the oct system of the present invention can be adapted to patients with only one functioning eye..
Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag


06/16/16
20160166144 

Methods for comprehensive fourier domain optical coherence tomography (fdoct)


Optical coherence tomography systems for imaging a whole eye are provided including a sample arm including focal optics that are configured to rapidly switch between at least two scanning modes in less than about 1.0 second.. .
Bioptigen, Inc.


06/09/16
20160164254 

Surface emitting laser and optical coherence tomography apparatus


A surface emitting laser includes a cavity constituted by a first reflecting mirror and a second reflecting mirror, and having a resonant wavelength that is changed by changing a cavity length with movement of the first reflecting mirror in a direction facing the second reflecting mirror. The surface emitting laser further includes an active layer arranged in the cavity and emitting light, a third reflecting mirror arranged on the opposite side of the active layer with respect to the second reflecting mirror, and a light receiving element arranged to receive light passing through the third reflecting mirror..

06/09/16
20160163062 

Device for processing tomographic data for visualizing the course of a therapy


A device (10) for processing data (3), which were obtained from a medical device suitable for imaging the lungs or the thorax, particularly an electrical impedance tomography device (30), provides improved visualization of a three-dimensional thoracic dimension (350) of the lungs. A characteristic contour (34, 350) is determined continuously by continuous reference to a previously determined outer contour (905) of the lungs as a comparison variable and is outputted, provided and visualized as an output signal (35)..
Drägerwerk Ag & Co. Kgaa


06/09/16
20160163048 

Enhanced computed-tomography colonography


A computer system that segments a colon for a computed tomography colonography (ctc) is described. During operation, the computer system accesses imaging data having a spatial resolution.

06/09/16
20160161624 

Method and the detection and identification of buried objects using impedance spectroscopy and impedance tomography


Methods include: providing instructions to a signal generator to transmit a first set of tomographic signals to a surface and a subsurface beneath the surface; obtaining a first return signal about the surface and the subsurface beneath the surface, the first return signal associated with the first set of tomographic signals; comparing the first return signal with the first set of tomographic signals to determine whether an object is present within the subsurface; providing instructions to the signal generator to transmit a set of spectrographic signals to the surface and subsurface in response to determining the object is present within the subsurface; obtaining a second return signal about the surface and subsurface beneath the surface, the second return signal associated with the set of spectrographic signals; and comparing the second return signal with the set of spectrographic signals to determine a characteristic of the object within the subsurface.. .
Transtech Systems, Inc.


06/09/16
20160161436 

Electrical capacitance volume tomography sensor for inspection of post-tensioned tendons


The present invention provides a system and apparatus for inspecting tendons and cable stays in bridges and structures using multi-frequency excitation of an ecvt sensor.. .
Infrastructure Preservation Corporation


06/09/16
20160161244 

Wavelength encoded multi-beam optical coherence tomography


Optical coherence tomography (oct) apparatuses and methods include a first electro-magnetic radiation (emr) source providing emr to a first optical path associated with a sample and a second optical path associated with a reference. A multi-beam generator unit (mbgu) generates first and second emr beams having different wavelength contents.
Tomey Corporation


06/09/16
20160158392 

Entrapment of radionuclides in nanoparticle compositions


The present invention is directed to the technical field of imaging compositions useful for diagnosing cancer and other diseases in a subject. In particular, the invention relates to a class of diagnostic compounds comprising a novel liposome composition with encapsulated metal entities such as radionuclides, for example 61cu and 64cu copper isotopes.
Technical University Of Denmark


06/09/16
20160158391 

Image guided boronated glucose neutron capture therapy


Disclosed herein are methods, processes, devices, and compositions for the treatment of target cells and/or tissues, the treatment comprising identifying the target cell with positron emission tomography and then directing a epithermal neutron toward the identified target cell. In various aspects, the target cells and/or tissues take up and metabolize boronated glucose and radioactive fluorinated glucose molecules..

06/09/16
20160158389 

Imaging tumor glycolysis by non-invasive measurement of pyruvate kinase m2


A novel pyruvate kinase m2 (pkm2)-specific activator, [11c]dasa-23 and derivatives thereof, and methods for their rapid synthesis are provided. The probes are particularly useful in methods for the non-invasive positron emission tomography (pet) detection and imaging of pkm2 expression in subcutaneous and orthotopic tumors.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University


06/09/16
20160157815 

Ultrasonic device for dental implant navigation


The present invention providing a real-time positioning ultrasonic system that locates the dental implant drill bit relative to placed reference points or fiducial markers, and guides the drill entry point and angular trajectory, so that drilling is effected in the most optimum location in the jaw bone, as planned based on pre-surgery cone-beam computed tomography scans.. .
University Of Windsor


06/09/16
20160157801 

Breast tomography system


A breast tomography system includes an x-ray generation tube including a reflection type target, an x-ray detector facing the x-ray generation tube with an imaginary rotation axis placed therebetween, and a gantry that stores the x-ray generation tube and the x-ray detector and that includes a front panel on the subjectee side. A tube axis of the x-ray generation tube is disposed to extend along the front panel..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


06/09/16
20160157737 

Quantification of local circulation with oct angiography


Impaired intraocular blood flow within vascular beds in the human eye is associated with certain ocular diseases including, for example, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration. A reliable method to quantify blood flow in the various intraocular vascular beds could provide insight into the vascular component of ocular disease pathophysiology.
Oregon Health & Science University


06/09/16
20160157721 

System, utilizing optical dispersion for fourier-domain optical coherence tomography


An apparatus can be provided which can include a laser arrangement which can be configured to provide a laser radiation, and can include an optical cavity. The optical cavity can include a dispersive optical first arrangement which can be configured to receive and disperse at least one first electro-magnetic radiation so as to provide at least one second electro-magnetic radiation.
The General Hospital Corporation


06/02/16
20160155234 

Methods of and apparatuses for modeling structures of coronary arteries from three-dimensional (3d) computed tomography angiography (cta) images


A method of modeling a structure of a coronary artery of a subject may include: forming a learning-based shape model of the structure of the artery, based on positions of landmarks acquired from three-dimensional images; receiving a target image; and/or modeling the artery structure included in the target image, using the model. An apparatus for modeling a structure of a coronary artery may include: a memory configured to store a learning-based shape model of the artery, the learning-based shape model being formed based on positions of a plurality of landmarks acquired from three-dimensional images, the plurality of the landmarks corresponding to the artery; a communication circuit configured to receive a target image; and/or a processing circuit configured to model the artery structure included in the target image, using the model..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/02/16
20160154136 

Projection image generation via computed tomography system


Among other things, computed tomography (ct) systems and/or techniques for generating projections images of an object(s) under examination via a ct system are provided. A surface about which the projection image is focused is defined and data yielded from vertical rays of radiation intersecting the surface and data yielded from non-vertical rays intersecting the surface are used to generate the projection image.
Analogic Corporation


06/02/16
20160154130 

Model-based time-preserving tomography


A system and method for modeling seismic data using time preserving tomography including storing an initial set of parameter values representing an initial seismic data model. The initial seismic model may correspond to at least two or more ray pairs.
Paradigm Sciences Ltd.


06/02/16
20160151059 

System and image-guided arthroscopy


Configurations are described for conducting minimally invasive medical diagnoses and interventions utilizing elongate instruments and assemblies comprising one or more imaging devices, and one or more remote retraction and distraction devices. Retraction and distraction devices, such as balloons, mechanical retraction members, and/or trocar screw geometries may be utilized to access, investigate, and intervene at the joint capsule, or inside of the joint capsule.
Reprise Technologies, Llc


06/02/16
20160151029 

Extremity imaging cone beam computed tomography


An apparatus for cone beam computed tomography of an extremity has a digital radiation detector and a first device to move the detector along a circular detector path extending so that the detector moves both at least partially around a first extremity of the patient and between the first extremity and a second, adjacent extremity. The detector path has radius r1 sufficient to position the extremity approximately centered in the detector path.
Carestream Health, Inc.


06/02/16
20160150962 

Hemoglobin contrast in ultrasound and optical coherence tomography for diagnosing diseased tissue, cancers, and the like


A novel contrast mechanism for diagnosing diseased tissue using ultrasound, doppler ultrasonography, optical coherence tomography, or optical doppler tomography coupled with an externally applied temporally oscillating high-strength magnetic field.. .
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System


06/02/16
20160150961 

Hemoglobin contrast in magneto-motive optical doppler tomography, optical coherence tomography, and ultrasound imaging methods and apparatus


Provided herein are systems, methods, and compositions for the use of optical coherence tomography for detection of cells.. .
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System


06/02/16
20160150954 

Optical coherence tomography device and control program


An optical coherence tomography device includes an oct optical system; a processor. The processor executes: an image generation processing of processing first oct signals, and generating, based on the first oct signals, a three-dimensional motion contrast image which is obtained by imaging a moving object in the scanning position; a doppler shift detection processing of detecting doppler shift in a scanning position specified on the three-dimensional motion contrast image, the plurality of second oct signals being detected at timings different from the timings when the plurality of first oct signals are detected; and a velocity obtaining processing of obtaining an absolute velocity of the moving object based on the doppler shift detected by the doppler shift detection processing and a three-dimensional structure of the test subject obtained from the three-dimensional motion contrast image generated by the image generation processing..
Nidek Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160146913 

Phase monitoring for multichannel mr transmission systems


A magnetic resonance tomography system is provided having a multichannel transmission system for generating signals to be transmitted for multiple transmit channels. The system includes devices for decoupling signals of different transmit channels from a transmit chain and applying signals decoupled from the transmit chain at inputs of a butler matrix.

05/26/16
20160146762 

Method and device for testing defect based on ultrasonic lamb wave tomography


Disclosed are a method and a device for testing a defect based on an ultrasonic lamb wave tomography. The method includes: partitioning an imaging area of a material to be tested into grids; exciting electromagnetic acoustic transducers for emitting to emit lamb waves with a a0 mode in all directions, and electromagnetic acoustic transducers for receiving to receive the lamb waves; obtaining a time-frequency analysis result and recording time-of-flights of testing waves; determining a first slowness of each grid to obtain a first defect area; establishing an extrapolation formula according to the first defect area, and iterating the extrapolation formula to trace and revise paths of the lamb waves until a better imaging precision is obtained..
Tsinghua University


05/26/16
20160146758 

Autonomous pipeline inspection using magnetic tomography


The present invention discloses a device and system for magnetographic analysis of mechanical flaws and defects along structures located underwater for example, metallic pipelines, utilizing an autonomous magnetic tomography method (mtm) apparatus based on the inverse magnetostrictive effect for magnetographic identification, in the form of an array of flexible autonomous undersea vehicle (auv) torpedo constructions of interconnected elements or pods. The array of auv torpedo constructions are flexibly linked together so that the device can readily navigate within the contours of pipeline to be inspected using the flow media as propulsion means or alternatively by means of independent motive means without interfering with the system flow.

05/26/16
20160144358 

Dynamic lab on a chip based point-of-care device for analysis of pluripotent stem cells, tumor cells, drug metabolites, immunological response, glucose monitoring, hospital based infectious diseases, and drone delivery point-of-care systems


The invention provides for a novel dynamically configurable point-of-care device for clinical diagnostics and research for analysis of activity associated with pluripotent stem cells, tumor cells, drug metabolites, immunological response, glucose monitoring, cardiovascular diseases, liver cell therapy, cell-cell signaling, epidemic outbreaks, hospital based infectious diseases, pathogens, germ cells, pharmacological compounds, oxidation reduction, microscopy, tomography, flow cytometry, clinical lab testing, and for providing immunoassays, elisa, electrophoresis, pcr, chromatography, and other laboratory functions. The device comprises a biochemical processing module further comprising a processor and at least one controller, receiving microfluidic elements, sensors, software scripts, an electrically operated interface, flow ports, a user interface, memory, and a communications link, configurable based on analysis of patient data.

05/26/16
20160144060 

Imaging of meningiomas using phenylbenzothiazole, stilbene, or biphenylalkyne derivatives


Methods for detecting or ruling out a meningioma in a patient using a phenylbenzothiazole derivative or a stilbene derivative or a biphenylalkyne derivative, and a medical imaging technique such as positron emission tomography/computed tomography are disclosed. In one version of the method, the stilbene derivative is a compound of formula (x):.
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research


05/26/16
20160143607 

Methods and systems for correcting table deflection


Various methods and systems are provided for estimating and compensating for table deflection in reconstructed images. In one embodiment, a method for computed tomography (ct) imaging comprises reconstructing images from data acquired during a helical ct scan where table deflection parameters are estimated and the reconstruction is adjusted based on the table deflection parameters.
The University Of Notre Dame Du Lac


05/19/16
20160141061 

System and producing technetium-99m using existing pet cyclotrons


The present invention relates generally to a system and method for producing technetium-99m. More specifically, the present invention relates to a novel method and device for modifying commercially-available, widely-used low energy positron emission tomography (pet) cyclotrons in order to produce technetium-99m in a more efficient, less expensive manner that previously known..

05/19/16
20160137629 

Compounds for binding to the platelet specific glycoprotein iib/iiia and their use for imaging of thrombi


The present invention relates to novel fluorine containing compounds, methods for their preparation, the intermediates of the synthesis, their use as diagnostic agents, especially for imaging of thrombi. The invention relates to positron emission tomography (pet) agents and associated precursor reagents, and methods for producing such radiolaveled agents for imaging of thrombi in a mammalian body.
Piramal Imaging Sa


05/19/16
20160137567 

Synthesis of fluorinated radiopharmaceuticals via electrochemical fluorination


Provided herein are methods and compositions for the electrochemical selective radiofluorination of aromatic molecules. The resulting fluorine-18 labeled compounds are ideal radionuclides for use in positron emission tomography (pet); they are also difficult to radiolabel efficiently and with high specific activity using existing approaches.
The Regents Of The University Of California


05/19/16
20160135778 

Detector cone beam computed tomography


A computed tomography (ct) imaging apparatus includes a radiation source to emit x-rays while rotating in a predetermined trajectory; a plurality of detectors arranged in a circular ring and configured to detect the emitted x-rays; and processing circuitry to cause the radiation source to scan an object, and cause a subset of the detectors nearest to the radiation source to move in a direction intersecting with a plane of the predetermined trajectory of the radiation source in accordance with a determined location of the radiation source.. .
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation


05/19/16
20160135774 

X-ray ct apparatus, and image processing apparatus


According to an embodiment, an x-ray computed tomography apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire first projection data that is based on a first spectrum representing an amount of radioactive rays in a unit of energy of the radioactive rays having passed through a subject and detected by a detector.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation


05/19/16
20160135768 

Systems and methods for displaying a physiologic waveform


A method and system for displaying a physiologic waveform. The method and system acquire positron emission tomography (pet) coincidence event data of an object of interest.
General Electric Company


05/19/16
20160135683 

Optical coherence tomography selectively visualizing and analyzing vascular network of choroidal layer, and image-processing program and image-processing the same


From oct-measured data, only the image data of the choroidal vascular network present in the layer of the choroidal layer is selectively extracted, thereby accurately obtaining the thickness of the choroidal vessels and thickness of the choroidal vascular network from the image data, to allow for quantitative evaluation of the choroidal vascular network. The optical coherence tomography apparatus has an optical coherence tomography device, and a computer that processes the three-dimensional oct tomographic images obtained based on the oct-measured data acquired by the optical coherence tomography device.
University Of Tsukuba


05/19/16
20160135679 

Ocular metrology employing spectral wavefront analysis of reflected light


Method and systems are presented for analysing a wavefront using a spectral wavefront analyser to extract optical phase and spectral information at a two dimensional array of sampling points across the wavefront, wherein the relative phase information between the sampling points is maintained. Methods and systems are also presented for measuring an eye by reflecting a wavefront of an eye and measuring the wavefront at a plurality of angles to provide a map of the off-axis relative wavefront curvature and aberration of the eye.
Cylite Pty Ltd


05/12/16
20160133033 

A reconstruction of an object from projection views


The present invention relates to a method of reconstruction of an object from projections, more particularly to a quantitative reconstruction of an object from projection views of the object. For example, quantitative reconstruction of an image of a human breast from projection views generated by digital breast tomosynthesis (dbt), computed tomography (ct), or standard mammography, and use of the reconstruction to identify densest regions..
Volpara Health Technologies Limited


05/12/16
20160131796 

Identifying zones of interest in a core sample


A method of analyzing a core sample from a wellbore by creating a visual composite image of the core sample that is based on a scan of the core sample. The scan directs radiation at the core sample, such as a computerized tomography (ct) scan, and obtains scan data by estimating radiation absorbed by material in the core sample.
Ge Energy Oilfield Technology, Inc.


05/12/16
20160131793 

System and wellsite core sample analysis


A method and system for analyzing a core sample from a wellbore, where the analysis takes place in the field and proximate the wellbore. The system includes trailers adjacent one another and on a drilling pad, so that real time analysis of the core sample can occur after being extracted from the wellbore.
Ge Energy Oilfield Technology, Inc.


05/12/16
20160131781 

Creating a high resolution velocity model using seismic tomography and impedance inversion


A method is described for of creating a high-resolution velocity model of a geological medium that includes generating a long-wavelength anisotropic velocity model using tomographic inversion of seismic data gathers and combining the long-wavelength velocity model with an attenuation model. The method further includes performing prestack depth migration on the seismic data gathers using the long-wavelength velocity and attenuation model to produce seismic image gathers, applying a dip-consistent filter to the seismic image gathers, and transforming the filtered seismic image gathers to the time domain.
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.


05/12/16
20160131774 

Normalization correction for multiple-detection enhanced emission tomography


A method and system for acquiring a series of medical images includes acquiring imaging data, identifying double coincidence events and multiple detection (md) co-incidence events from the imaging data, and storing the double coincidence events and the md coincidence events in a first dataset and a second dataset, respectively. The method also includes applying a normalization correction to the first dataset and/or the second dataset using normalization values based on double coincidence events and/or md coincidence events to obtain at least one normalized dataset, and reconstructing a series of medical images of the subject from the at least one normalized dataset..

05/12/16
20160131773 

Polar effect model, system, and photon counting detector in medical imaging systems including computed tomography


An apparatus and a method are provided for calculating an output spectrum of a photon-counting detector based on an incident spectrum. The apparatus includes processing circuitry to determine a plane extending from a top face of the photon-counting detector that includes regions that all possible incident rays will transverse; divide the determined plane into subregions; calculate a detector response function for each of the subregions; determine an overall detector response function by summing the calculated detector response function for each of the subregions and normalizing the summation by an area of the determined plane; and calculate the output spectrum based on the overall detector response function and the incident spectrum..
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation


05/12/16
20160131771 

Optimized signal detection by quantum-counting detectors


A method is described for setting the detection of a macropixel signal of an x-ray detector with a plurality of pixels, each combined to form at least one macropixel. The geometrical efficiency and the signal drift factor of the individual pixels are first established.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


05/12/16
20160131602 

Core sample analysis


A method and system for analyzing a core sample from a wellbore, where the analysis takes place in the field and proximate the wellbore. The system includes trailers adjacent one another.
Ge Energy Oilfield Technology, Inc.




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