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 Connected packaging patent thumbnailnew patent Connected packaging
A method and apparatus for monitoring the content of a medicine bottle are disclosed. The method includes imaging the three-dimensional volume of the medicine bottle, and its content, via electrical capacitance tomography using a plurality of electrodes that are arranged about a chamber of the medicine bottle in which the content is contained..
Quantaed, Llc


 Light extinction tomography for measurement of ice crystals and other small particles patent thumbnailnew patent Light extinction tomography for measurement of ice crystals and other small particles
A tomography duct for wind tunnels includes a plurality of light sources and sensors displaced around a support structure. The light sources are cycled and sensor measurements are made from sensors opposite the light sources.

 Charged particle state determination apparatus and  use thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Charged particle state determination apparatus and use thereof
The invention comprises a system for determining the state of a charged particle beam, such as beam position, intensity, and/or energy. For example, the charged particle beam state is determined at or about a patient undergoing charged particle cancer therapy using one or more film layers designed to emit photons upon passage of a charged particle beam, which yields information on position and/or intensity of the charged particle beam.

 Imaging histone deacetylases with a radiotracer using positron emission tomography patent thumbnailnew patent Imaging histone deacetylases with a radiotracer using positron emission tomography
Disclosed herein are histone deacetylase imaging agents for positron emission tomography and related imaging methods using the histone deacetylase imaging agents. The histone deacetylase imaging agents may be a compound of formula (i): wherein r1 is a moiety including a positron emitter; r2 represents hydrogen, or substituted or unsubstituted alkyl, or substituted or unsubstituted aryl, or substituted or unsubstituted heteroaryl; and n is an integer selected from 0 or 1.
The General Hospital Corporation


 Bismuth-iron oxide contrast agents patent thumbnailnew patent Bismuth-iron oxide contrast agents
Nanoparticles for use as a contrast agent, and methods for making and using the nanoparticles, are described, wherein each nanoparticle comprises a core comprising bismuth and iron oxide, and an outer coating (e.g., dextran) surrounding the core. The bismuth-iron oxide nanoparticles can be used in pre-clinical and clinical settings for both computed tomography (ct) and magnetic resonance (mr) imaging..
The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania


 Systems and methods for artifact removal for computed tomography imaging patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for artifact removal for computed tomography imaging
An imaging system includes a computed tomography (ct) acquisition unit and at least one processor. The ct acquisition unit includes an x-ray source and a ct detector configured to collect ct imaging data of an object to be imaged.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation


 System and  medical imaging patent thumbnailnew patent System and medical imaging
A medical imaging system is provided. The imaging system provides patient region-of-interest scanning using a step-staggered detector unit arrangement.
General Electric Company


 Method and  reconstructing image using low rank fourier interpolation scheme patent thumbnailMethod and reconstructing image using low rank fourier interpolation scheme
A method and apparatus for reconstructing an image using a low rank fourier interpolation scheme are provided. The method may reconstruct information of a k-space domain based on the information of the k-space domain using an imaging apparatus, for example, a magnetic resonance imaging (mri) apparatus, a computed tomography (ct) apparatus, and a diffraction tomography apparatus.
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology


 Tomography accessory device for microscopes patent thumbnailTomography accessory device for microscopes
A tomography accessory device for supporting a sample relative to the imaging assembly of a microscope has an electric positioning motor supported on the existing sample supporting stage of the microscope. An output shaft of the positioning motor is supported for rotation about an output axis parallel to a plane of the stage and a controller acts to control the motor so as to rotate the output shaft between a plurality of different angular positions about the output axis.
University Of Manitoba


 Boundary layer tomography patent thumbnailBoundary layer tomography
Methods and systems for processing seismic data for improving an image of a surveyed subsurface. The method includes receiving seismic data associated with the surveyed subsurface; applying a multi-layer non-linear slope tomography algorithm to iteratively calculate a new boundary of a first layer of the surveyed subsurface and to calculate a velocity attribute of a second layer of the surveyed subsurface; and generating an improved image of the surveyed subsurface based on the new boundary of the first layer and the velocity attribute of the second layer..
Cgg Services Sa


Radiotracer introduced [18f]fluoromethyl group targeting neuroinflammation for pet imaging and synthesis of radiotracer and its biological evaluation radiotracer


Disclosed are an [18f]fluoromethyl group-introduced radiotracer for brain neuroinflammation-targeting positron emission tomography (pet), the synthesis thereof, and a method for evaluating biological results using the same. In the method for the synthesis of an [18f]fluoromethyl group-introduced radiotracer for brain neuroinflammation-targeting positron emission tomography, a compound obtained by introducing triazolium triflate into normethyl-pbr28 is used as a precursor and a fluoromethyl group is labeled with fluorine-18 in a single step.
Bio Imaging Korea Co., Ltd.


Dual-probe imaging system and process of using same


An imaging system includes a primary probe that includes a substrate; an ultrasound transducer disposed in the substrate to irradiate a first tissue with an ultrasound frequency; a first near infrared source to irradiate the first tissue with a first near infrared wavelength; and a first light detector to detect a first detected wavelength from the first tissue; an auxiliary probe that includes a second near infrared source configured to irradiate a second tissue with a second near infrared wavelength; and a second light detector configured to detect a second detected wavelength from the second tissue. The system also can include an optical tomography device; an ultrasound device; and a processor unit.
The University Of Connecticut


Dual-energy cone-beam computed tomography with a multiple source, single-detector configuration


The present invention is directed to a system and method for dual-energy (de) or multiple-energy (spectral) cone-beam computed tomography (cbct) using a configuration of multiple x-ray sources and a single detector. The x-ray sources are operated to produce x-ray spectra of different energies (peak kilovoltage (kvp) and/or filtration).
Carestream Health, Inc.


Photoacoustic computed tomography with an acoustic reflector


Systems and methods for improving limited-view photoacoustic tomography using an acoustic reflector are described. In particular, an acoustic reflector and ultrasonic transducer array are integrated to provide a virtual array that enhances the field of view of the ultrasonic transducer array, thereby improving the quality of photoacoustic tomography images obtained using the systems and methods described herein..
Washington University


Electromagnetic tomography solutions for scanning head


An electromagnetic tomography system for gathering measurement data pertaining to a human head includes an image chamber unit, a control system, and a housing. The image chamber unit includes an antenna assembly defining a horizontally-oriented imaging chamber and including an array of antennas arranged around the imaging chamber.
Emtensor Gmbh


Active charged particle tomography


An active radiation source portal monitoring system includes a particle accelerator to generate accelerated protons as a source of charged particles; a charged particles control unit to control the charged particles to enter into a volume to be scanned in a desired direction to interact with an object; a particle tracking unit to detect the charged particles exiting the volume after interacting with the object and generate signals indicative of information on the charged particles exiting the volume; and a signal processing unit communicatively coupled to the particle tracking unit. The signal processing unit can receive the generated signals and analyze scattering of the charged particles in one or more materials included in the object based on the received signals indicative of the information on the charged particles exiting the volume to obtain a tomographic profile or a spatial distribution of scattering centers within the object..
Decision Sciences International Corporation


Tomographic reconstruction system


A tomography system having a central processing unit, a system memory communicatively connected to the central processing unit, and a hardware acceleration unit communicatively connected to the central processing unit and the system memory, the hardware accelerator configured to perform at least a portion of an mbir process on computer tomography data. The hardware accelerator unit may include one or more voxel evaluation modules which evaluate an updated value of a voxel given a voxel location in a reconstructed volume.
Purdue Research Foundation


Method and attenuation correction of emission tomography scan data


In a method for attenuation correction of emission tomography scan data acquired from an examination object in a combined magnetic resonance emission tomography apparatus, wherein an interference object is situated in the examination region, which causes a magnetic interference field during combined magnetic resonance emission tomography imaging, magnetic resonance scan data of the examination object are acquired by executing a magnetic resonance sequence designed to at least partially compensate inference due to the magnetic interference field. Emission tomography scan data are acquired and an attenuation map is generated using the acquired magnetic resonance scan data.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


Guided drilling methods and systems employing a casing segment with at least one transmission crossover arrangement


An interwell tomography method includes casing a first borehole with a casing tubular having at least one transmission crossover arrangement, each transmission crossover arrangement having an adapter in communication with a coil antenna that encircles an exterior of the casing tubular. The method also includes deploying, inside the casing tubular, a conductive path that extends from a surface interface to the at least one transmission crossover arrangement.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.


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Interwell tomography methods and systems employing a casing segment with at least one transmission crossover arrangement


An interwell tomography method includes casing a first borehole with a casing tubular having at least one transmission crossover arrangement, each transmission crossover arrangement having an adapter in communication with a coil antenna that encircles an exterior of the casing tubular. The method also includes deploying, inside the casing tubular, a conductive path that extends from a surface interface to the at least one transmission crossover arrangement.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.


Tomography imaging apparatus and reconstructing tomography image


A tomography imaging apparatus is provided, including: a data acquisition unit configured to acquire a plurality of partial data respectively corresponding to a plurality of consecutive angular sections by performing a tomography scan on a moving object; and an image processing unit configured to measure global motion of the object and motion of a first region in the object based on the plurality of partial data, acquire first information representing motion of the object by reflecting the global motion in the motion of the first region, and reconstruct a final tomography image representing the object based on the first information.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Electromagnetic tomography solutions for scanning head


An electromagnetic tomography system for gathering measurement data pertaining to a human head includes an image chamber unit, a control system, and a housing. The image chamber unit includes an antenna assembly defining a horizontally-oriented imaging chamber and including an array of antennas arranged around the imaging chamber.
Emtensor Gmbh


Method and computed tomography using asymetric filter for volume half reconstruction


An apparatus and method of processing cone-beam x-ray projection data using a short-scan method (e.g., filtered back projection and weighting the projection data using the parker weights for projection angles spanning 180° plus the fan angle) to reconstruct an image. Imaging artifacts in the short-scan image are corrected by combining the short scan image with a correction image.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation


Pet-mri device and manufacturing method thereof


A pet-mri device and a manufacturing method thereof are disclosed. The pet device includes a magnetic resonance imaging (mri) machine comprising a solenoid coil and a magnetic-field correction coil, wherein the mri machine has a cylindrical structure or a dipole structure; and a positron emission tomography (pet) machine comprising a pet image sensor, wherein pet image sensor electrodes are formed on one and the other ends of the pet image sensor that have a doughnut shape, and the pet machine has a cylindrical structure or a lattice structure, wherein the pet machine is formed in the mri machine to allow a direction of an electric field of the pet machine to be parallel to a direction of a magnetic field of the mri machine..
Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute


X-ray ct microscopy system and method utilizing lattice sampling


X-ray microscopy tomography scanning systems are not constrained by continuous scanning trajectories like in medical scanners. In fact, the source and detector can be held stationary during subsequent image capture producing a discrete sampling pattern.
Carl Zeiss X-ray Microscopy, Inc.


Selective amplification of optical coherence tomography signals


Presented is an optical coherence tomography system and method to increase imaging depth of optical coherence tomography (oct) by selective amplification. In a swept-source oct system with periodically linear wavenumber-vs-time characteristic, the signal in principle is summation of various sinusoidal signals with different frequencies.
3shape A/s


Transmetalation methods for the synthesis of pet and spect imaging agents


A process for the preparation of a radionuclide imaging agent includes providing an imaging agent including a chelated place-holder metal; loading the imaging agent onto an acid stable stationary phase; replacing the chelated place-holder metal of the imaging agent loaded on the stationary phase with a replacement radioactive metal under mild reaction conditions; and eluting the imaging agent including the chelated replacement radioactive metal from the stationary phase to provide a radionuclide imaging agent suitable for positron emission tomography (pet) or single-photon emission computed tomography (spect). The imaging agent can include a targeting agent that is directly conjugated to the imaging agent or by means of a linker.
Rochester Institute Of Technology


Computed tomography system


The invention relates to a ct system (1) comprising an image fusion unit (12) for generating a fusion image being a fusion of a ct image of an object (5) within a ct imaging region (6), particularly within a bore (13) of the ct system, and of an optical image of the object, which is generated, after the object has been moved out of the ct imaging region, particularly when the object is located in front of the bore. The fusion image further shows a path, along which an interventional instrument (26) should be moved within the object (5) and which has been provided based on the ct image.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


Perioperative ocular distention (pod) monitor


Systems and methods for measuring a patient's relative ocular distention as an indicator of eye, brain, and systemic hemodynamic and physiological conditions are provided. Ocular distention is measured and displayed continuously through the closed eyelid by strain imaging techniques, for example with ultrasound or optical computed tomography..
Sperion Medical Devices Llc


Determining the velocity of a fluid with the aid of an imaging method


A method for determining the velocity of a fluid in a volume to be imaged of an examination object with the aid of an imaging method is described. Attenuation values are acquired based upon image data of the volume to be imaged, depending on location and time.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


Interface for gantry and component


A support structure and an imaging component are provided in an imaging system. The imaging component comprises a port extension that frames an opening for x-ray emission.
General Electric Company


Medical imaging performing motion-corrected image reconstruction


A system and method to perform motion tracking and motion-corrected image reconstruction in the field of medical imaging in general and positron emission tomography in particular.. .
University Of Maryland, Baltimore


Integrated ultrasound, oct, pa and/or florescence imaging endoscope for diagnosing cancers in gastrointestinal, respiratory, and urogenital tracts


A multimodality imaging system including ultrasound, optical coherence tomography (oct), photoacoustic (pa) imaging, florescence imaging and endoscopic catheter for imaging inside the gastrointestinal tract with real-time automatic image co-registration capability, including: an ultrasound subsystem for imaging; an optical coherence tomography (oct) subsystem for imaging, a pa microscopy or tomography subsystem for imaging and a florescence imaging subsystem for imaging. An invasive interventional imaging device is included with an instrumentality to take a tissue biopsy from a location visible on the ultrasound subsystem for imaging, on the optical coherence tomography (oct) subsystem for imaging, photoacoustic (pa) subsystem for imaging and florescence subsystem for imaging.
University Of Southern California


Method for identifying and processing detector polarization in photon-counting spectral x-ray detectors


A computed tomography (ct) apparatus and a method for identifying photon-counting detectors that are polarized due to high flux, thereby rendering the photon-counting detector inoperable. The data obtained from the photon-counting detectors that are determined to be polarized is skipped during an image pre-reconstruction phase.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation


Apparatus and fast iterative reconstruction in computed tomography


A computed tomography (ct) apparatus and a method for reducing computational complexity in reconstructing a region of interest within an image is provided. The ct apparatus includes a processing circuit that obtains scan data from a scan of an object and computes a system matrix for one view angle of an x-ray source.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation


X-ray ct apparatus and image processing device


According to an embodiment, an x-ray computed tomography (ct) apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire projection data that is based on a spectrum representing an amount of x-rays with respect to energy of a radiation having passed through a subject; select a plurality of materials; generate, from the projection data, first density images for each of the selected materials; generate a monochromatic image of specific energy from the first density images; reconstruct the projection data corresponding to the specific energy to generate a reconstructed image; compare the monochromatic image and the reconstructed image; and provide a notification indicating a result of the comparison..
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation


Patient position control for computed tomography during minimally invasive intervention


Computed tomography is used during a minimally invasive intervention. A processor detects the inserted device (e.g., catheter) from a ct scan of the patient.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


Mobile emergency vehicle with computerized tomography scanner


An emergency vehicle has a patient compartment and a motor, a generator cooperative with the patient compartment, and a computerized tomography (ct) scanner positioned in the patient compartment and connected to the generator so as to supply power to the ct scanner. The ct scanner is releasably affixed to the front wall of the patient compartment.
Frazer, Ltd.


X-ray computed tomography apparatus and x-ray detector


According to an embodiment, detector cells are provided on a substrate, divided into groups, and detect an x-rays. Switches respectively connected to the detector cells.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation


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Electrical impedance tomography system


An electrical impedance tomography system for determining electric properties of an internal body part of a patient comprises an electrode array in electrical contact with the patient, a device for applying current or voltage between electrodes of the array and for measuring voltages or currents between other combinations of the array. A computing unit comprises a processor and a storage unit.
Swisstom Ag


Nonradiative voltage-sensitive dye for imaging neuronal action potential


A method for fast high-resolution deep photoacoustic tomography of action potentials in brains is provided herein. The method may utilize a high-speed, high-spatial-resolution, deep-penetration photoacoustic computed tomography (pact) system for real-time imaging of action potentials..
Washington University


Computed tomography scanner calibration with angle correction for scan angle offset


A method and apparatus of aligning calibration projection data with object projection data to improve calibration corrections of the object projection data. In a first implementation, the method interpolates and upsamples both the calibration and object data, then shifts the upsampled calibration data to match a sub-view angular offset of the object data, and then performs calibration corrections before down-sampling the corrected object data.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation


A nano-sensitive fourier-domain optical coherence tomography inspection system


An oct imaging system (100) comprising a radiation emitter (sld), a radiation receiver ccd), an interferometer (fc, pc, x-scan, y-scan), a controller (comp) which controls the emitter and processes received radiation data according to oct to provide an output image. The controller (comp) forms a spectrum of spatial frequencies along the depth direction.
National University Of Ireland, Galway


Methods and systems for intraoperatively confirming location of tissue structures


Systems, methods and devices are provided for intraoperatively confirming location of tissue structures during medical procedures. Preoperative image data of a patient's skeletal structure in a vicinity of an anatomical part undergoing a medical procedure is acquired.

Computed tomography system having cooling system


A cooling system of a computed tomography (ct) system provides for a more efficient operation than known heretofore. The cooling system of the ct system includes a gantry and a table that moves an object into a bore of the gantry.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Computed tomography system having cooling system


Cooling systems of a ct system and methods of cooling the ct system are disclosed. The ct system includes a gantry and a table that moves an object into a bore of the gantry, wherein the gantry includes a cover having a front surface in which at least an inlet slot is formed and a rear surface in which exhaust holes are formed along with exhaust fans in the rear surface of the cover of the gantry.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


System and quantifying pigmented lesion using oct


Disclosed herein is a method for quantifying a pigmented lesion using optical coherence tomography (oct). The method includes (a) irradiating light and receiving an interference signal produced by reflection of the light from first and second boundary layers of a pigmented lesion; and (b) calculating size information of the pigmented lesion using phase information of the interference signal.
Korea Photonics Technology Institute


Electrical impedance tomography device and electrical impedance tomography method


An electrical impedance tomography device includes a plurality of electrodes, a display apparatus, and a control and evaluation unit for reconstructing a matrix of image elements, a spatial distribution of impedance changes in an electrode plane, from measurement signals with a reconstruction algorithm. A time series of matrices are provided from an inhalation and an exhalation that follow.
DrÄgerwerk Ag & Co. Kgaa


Methods for assessing health conditions using single coil magnetic induction tomography imaging


Methods for assessing a health condition of an individual using single coil magnetic induction tomography imaging are provided. A target area for medical imaging on a patient can be identified.
Kimberly-clark Worldwide, Inc.


Method and system for improving aiming during optical coherence tomography on young children by synchronization with retinal bifringence scanning


The present invention is directed to a method and system for improved aiming during optical coherence tomography (oct) on young children and those unable to cooperate with oct imaging by synchronization with retinal birefringence scanning (rbs). Oct is performed without knowing whether or not the subject is looking at the intended target.
Duke University


Wavelength tunable laser device and optical coherence tomography apparatus


A wavelength tunable laser device, including: a first reflector; a second reflector; an active layer formed between the first reflector and the second reflector; a quantum well structure layer that exhibits a quantum confined stark effect; and an electrode configured to apply a reverse bias voltage to the quantum well structure layer, wherein the active layer and the second reflector have a gap formed therebetween, the gap having a length to be changed to thereby sweep a resonance wavelength, and wherein the electrode is further configured to change application of the reverse bias voltage to be applied to the quantum well structure layer depending on the length of the gap when the resonance wavelength is swept.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Method for determining an axis of rotation of an object in tomography and characterization by tomography


Determine the real rotation axis using total offsets determined for all zones.. .

Spectral fractionation detection of gold nanorod contrast agents using optical coherence tomography


Methods and systems for detecting a gold nanorod (gnr) contrast agent in an optical coherence tomography (oct) image of a sample are disclosed. In one example approach, a method comprises separating the oct image at the location into short and long wavelength halves around a center wavelength of the oct system, calculating a ratio between the short and long wavelength halves, and indicating a gold nanorod contrast agent at the location based on the ratio.
Oregon Health & Science University


Electronics enabling muon tomography using ambient cosmic radiation


Techniques, systems and apparatus are described for a multimode passive detection system (mmpds). A mmpds includes a detector assembly of array of drift tubes arranged as detector modules to generate detector signal data representing electrical responses to cosmic ray charged particles passing through respective detector modules and traversing through a volume of interest (voi).
Decision Sciences International Corporation


Detector a computed tomography system


A detector apparatus includes a number of detectors for assigned radiation sources of a computed tomography system, wherein each detector may require a constant input voltage in a range between 900 v and 1200 v. During operation of the detector apparatus, an auxiliary voltage is fed to a high voltage source to supply power to the input terminals on the number of detectors.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


System and inspecting subsea vertical pipeline


A device for discovering, identification and monitoring, of mechanical flaws in metallic structures is disclosed, based on magneto-graphic/magnetic tomography technique to identify stress-related defects. The device can determine the position of the defect or stress including depth information.

Swept-source optical coherence tomography (ss-oct) system with silicon photonic signal processing element having matched path lengths


Aspects of the present disclosure are directed to architectures, methods and systems and structures having application to an interferometric optical system such as a swept-source optical coherence tomography (ss-oct) system including an optical processing element having dual-polarization and dual-balanced in-phase and quadrature processing and photodetection paths on a single integrated photonic chip wherein lengths of the paths are less than or equal to the spatial resolution of a laser source.. .

Annular scanning device for optical tomography scanning and imaging system


The present invention relates to an annular scanning device for optical tomography scanning and imaging system, which comprises a carrying base, a rotating member, a plurality of optical channel modules, and a driving module. The rotating member is disposed on the carrying base.
National Central University


Integrated microtomography and optical imaging systems


An integrated microtomography and optical imaging system includes a rotating table that supports an imaging object, an optical stage, and separate optical and microtomography imaging systems. The table rotates the imaging object about a vertical axis running therethrough to a plurality of different rotational positions during a combined microtomography and optical imaging process.
Caliper Life Sciences, Inc.


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Dynamic positron emission tomography imaging


An emission tomography system and method are used to acquire a series of medical images of a subject during an imaging process using a radiotracer. The system includes detectors for acquiring gamma rays emitted from the subject after administration of the radiotracer.
The General Hospital Corporation


Volume analysis and display of information in optical coherence tomography angiography


Computer aided visualization and diagnosis by volume analysis of optical coherence tomography (oct) angiographic data. In one embodiment, such analysis comprises acquiring an oct dataset using a processor in conjunction with an imaging system; evaluating the dataset, with the processor, for flow information using amplitude or phase information; generating a matrix of voxel values, with the processor, representing flow occurring in vessels in the volume of tissue; performing volume rendering of these values, the volume rendering comprising deriving three dimensional position and vector information of the vessels with the processor; displaying the volume rendering information on a computer monitor; and assessing the vascularity, vascular density, and vascular flow parameters as derived from the volume rendered images..

Acquisition and analysis techniques for improved outcomes in optical coherence tomography angiography


Methods for improved acquisition and processing of optical coherence tomography (oct) angiography data are presented. One embodiment involves improving the acquisition of the data by evaluating the quality of different portions of the data to identify sections having non-uniform acquisition parameters or non-uniformities due to opacities in the eye such as floaters.
Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.


Systems and methods of optical coherence tomography with a multi-focal delay line


An optical coherence tomography (oct) system includes: a light source; a multi-focal delay line; and a light detector. The multi-focal delay line includes: a positive lens; and an optical switch configured to: receive a light from the light source; selectively direct the sample light to the positive lens via a selected one of a plurality of light interfaces each located a different distance from the focal plane of the positive lens; and direct the sample light to an object to be measured.
Amo Wavefront Sciences, Llc


Computed tomography (ct) apparatus and reconstructing ct image


A computed tomography (ct) apparatus includes a data acquirer configured to acquire a first image corresponding to a first time point, a second image corresponding to a second time point, and a third image corresponding to a third time point based on a result of a ct scan on an object; an image reconstructor configured to acquire motion information of the object based on an amount of movement of the object between the first and second images and an amount of movement of the object between the first and third images, and obtain a target image by correcting at least one of the first, second and third images based on the motion information; and a display configured to display the target image.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Processing optical coherence tomography scans of a subject's skin


A method of processing optical coherence tomography (oct) scans of a subject's skin (7), the skin (7) having a surface (8), the method comprising capturing a plurality of scans through the subject's skin (7), the scans representing an oct signal in slices through the user's skin (7) in parallel planes, the scans being offset from one another along a direction perpendicular to the parallel planes, the method comprising determining the position of the surface (8) of the skin (7) in each scan and displaying the scans to a user with an indication (9) indicative of a predetermined depth below the surface (8) of the skin (7) visible to the user.. .
Michelson Diagnositics Ltd.


Borehole while drilling electromagnetic tomography advanced detection apparatus and method


A borehole while-drilling electromagnetic tomography advanced detection apparatus includes a site host, a drilling rig, a detecting pipe screwed coupling on one end to a drilling stem of the drilling rig, a drilling bit screwed coupling to the other end of the detecting pipe, wherein the detecting pipe is provided with a probe comprising a transmitting coil, a receiving coil, an electromagnetic transmitting module, an electromagnetic receiving module, a scm (single chip microcomputer), a 3d electronic compass, a network interface of the probe and a first memory, in which the memory port of the scm is connected to the first memory, and the network interface of the probe can be data-communicated with the site host.. .
Wuhan Changsheng Mine Security Technology Limited


Histogram smoothing in positron emission tomography (pet) energy histograms


A medical nuclear imaging system (10) and method (100) generate smooth energy histograms. Radiation events are detected by a plurality of detectors (14), the radiation events localized to a plurality of pixels of the detectors (14).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


Method of exact image reconstruction for cone beam tomography with arbitrary source trajectory


The said algorithm admits a high instruction level of parallelism for reducing the computing time.. .



Tomography topics:
  • Tomography
  • Imaging System
  • Computed Tomography
  • Positron Emission Tomography
  • Control Unit
  • Data Acquisition
  • Ion Source
  • Semiconductor
  • Charge Amplifier
  • Single Photon


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