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Synthetic elevation aperture for ultrasound systems and methods
Using configurable arrays, synthetic aperture processes may be used along an elevation dimension for increasing resolution. The increased resolution is used for...
Turbine airfoil with enhanced cooling
An airfoil for a turbine of a gas turbine engine is provided comprising an outer wall structure defining at least one inner cavity adapted to receive a cooling...
Calibration of a multi-plane X-ray unit
For calibrating a multi-plane X-ray unit, an internal matrix mapping coordinate system internal to the unit onto coordinate system of a first radiographic plane...
Illuminated display window for LED and/or LC displays
A display window is particularly suited for LED and/or LC displays. The display window includes a lighting device and a microstructure for illuminating the...
Device for producing a hot drink
A device for producing a hot drink, said device comprising an appliance unit which is arranged in a receiving cavity while the device is in use, and a residual...
Resonator device at junction of combustor and combustion chamber
One or more Helmholtz-type resonators (270) is/are provided at the junction (260) of a combustor (220) and a combustion chamber (240) of a gas turbine engine...
Devices, systems, and methods for initializing a PLC module
Certain exemplary embodiments can comprise a system, which can comprise a module communicatively coupled to a programmable logic controller (PLC). The module can...
Method and device for coupling at least two independent bus systems
There is described a method for coupling at least two independent bus systems and to a suitable device for carrying out said method, a cycle time T.sub.A,...
Measurement or protective device with independent software modules
A measurement or protective device has a terminal for establishing a connection to a data bus. A control device determine the mode of operation of the...
System for providing healthcare related information
A comprehensive database system employs common medical terms, vocabularies and identifiers in identifying organizational characteristics as well as location...
System for managing healthcare data including genomic and other patient
A system, for processing patient medical information for storage in an electronic patient medical record repository, includes an interface, a repository, and a...
Method and system for controlling an operation of an electrical power
A system (400) and method for controlling an operation of an electrical power network (420) is described. The method includes configuring an allowable...
Medical examination and/or treatment system
Medical examination and/or treatment system, configured to capture and output at least one parameter to be monitored during examination and/or treatment, with...
Control system for medical equipment
A control system for medical equipment comprises an examination/treatment system, an optical detection system which is operably affixed to the ...
System and method for voice portal control of an integrated communications
A system for voice portal-based control of a digital personal video stream manager (102), for example, to program a video recording device (114). Such a system...
Method for planning an examination in a magnetic resonance system
In a method for planning an examination of an examination subject in a magnetic resonance system, the planning of the examination ensues based on a composite...
Tree structure based 2D to 3D registration
A system and method for tree structure based two-dimensional to three-dimensional registration are provided for receiving three-dimensional (3D) data indicative...
Devices, systems, and methods for processing images
Certain exemplary embodiments can comprise a method, which can comprise, automatically determining a target object from an image via an application of an...
Method for integration of vectorial and/or tensorial measurement data into
a representation of an anatomical...
In a method for integration of vectorial and/or tensorial measurement data into a representation on a screen of an anatomical image exposure acquired with an...
Method and apparatus for airway detection and segmentation using 3D
Disclosed is a method and system for detecting a structure (e.g., an airway) within an image. The method and system generate a segmented image from the original...
X-ray absorption grid
An x-ray absorption grid produced by a lithography method for use in a phase-contrast CT system has at least two individual grids arranged atop one another in...
An electron source has an electron emitter, an anode, a voltage source connected between the electron emitter and the anode, as well as a switch connected with...
Communication system, method for registering a communication relationship
and gateway computer
A communication system is proposed which, as its communication elements (KE) has a gatekeeper (GK), a gateway (GW) coupled to the gatekeeper (GK) and at least...
Electronic breaker system
A system, method, and device for a circuit breaker used in residential and commercial panels are disclosed. The exemplary circuit may have an overload protection...
Method for optically detecting an electrical arc in a power supply
A method for optically detecting an electrical arc in a power supply. The method includes capturing light with a light pipe, transmitting the captured light...
Systems and/or devices for providing an isolated analog output or analog
Certain exemplary embodiments can provide a method, which can comprise transmitting a recovered analog input signal to a programmable logic controller. The...
Electrical machine, in particular a synchronous motor, with redundant
The electrical machine (1) has a stator (2) and a rotor (5), wherein the stator (2) has stator slots (8), in which a stator winding (4) with redundant and at...
Phantom and method for quality monitoring of a medical system
A phantom for quality monitoring of a medical system, in particular a medical therapy system, or particle therapy system, is described. The phantom has a...
Command switch, in particular an emergency stop switch
A command switch or and emergency stop switch is disclosed, which includes an actuator and a contact sensor which is separated therefrom. The actuator includes...
High quantum yield acridinium compounds and their uses in improving assay
The present invention relates to hydrophilic, high quantum yield acridinium compounds. It has been discovered that the placement of electron-donating groups in...
Method for automatically determining the endogenous thrombin potential
The present invention relates to a method for automatically determining the endogenous thrombin potential of a blood or plasma sample.
Catheter device with a position sensor system for treating a vessel
blockage using image monitoring
The invention relates to a catheter device, with a position sensor system, for treatment of a partial or complete vessel blockage under image monitoring, with...
Refractory component with ceramic matrix composite skeleton
Aspects of the invention relate to a construction system and method for components in high temperature environments, such as the hot gas path components of a...
Wavy flow cooling concept for turbine airfoils
An airfoil including an outer wall and a cooling cavity formed therein. The cooling cavity includes a leading edge flow channel located adjacent a leading edge...
Tip clearance control
Aspects of the invention relate to a system and method for actively managing blade tip clearances in a turbine engine, particularly under start up and steady...
Slidable spring-loaded transition-to-turbine seal apparatus and
heat-shielding system, comprising the seal, at...
One embodiment of a transition-to-turbine seal (300) comprises a first, flattened section (302) adapted to be received in a peripheral axial slot (320) of a...
Combined cycle power plant
A combined cycle power plant (10) that is optimized to reduce total life cycle cost rather than only thermal efficiency. A steam bottoming cycle (16) is fed with...
Automation system and a method and input/output assembly therefore
Disclosed is an automation system (1) for executing safety-relevant automation functions. Said automation system (1) comprises one or several control...
Methods and apparatus to recall context relevant information
Systems and methods are provided to facilitate retrieval of context relevant information. According to some embodiments, an event associated with a computer...
System and method for detecting a three dimensional flexible tube in an
The present invention is directed to a system and method for populating a database with a set of image sequences of an object. The database is used to detect a...
Device systems and methods for imaging
Certain exemplary embodiments comprise a method, which can comprise determining an image of a predetermined physiological structure of a patient. The image can...
System and method for fetal biometric measurements from ultrasound data
and fusion of same for estimation of...
A method for segmenting and measuring anatomical structures in fetal ultrasound images includes the steps of providing a digitized ultrasound image of a fetus...
Method for segmenting anatomical structures from 3D image data by using
A method is disclosed for segmenting anatomical structures, in particular the coronary vessel tree, from 3D image data. In the method, a starting point is...
Hearing device with a damping element
A hearing device has an ear fitting piece, a housing part wearable behind the ear, and an earpiece tube connecting the ear fitting piece and the housing part....
Hearing aid system
In the case of binaural coverage, the perception with one-sided sound reception should be improved. Provision is made for this purpose to transmit the receive...
Method for combined bone hardening and scattered radiation correction in
X-ray computed tomography
The invention relates to a method for combined bone hardening and scattered radiation correction in X-ray computed tomography of a heterogeneous object with a CT...
Method and a feed circuit for feeding a stream of digital transmission
data into a transmission medium having...
A feed circuit accepts a stream of digital payload data and inserts it at predetermined first positions into a stream of digital transmission data. The feed...
Method for regulating the transmission parameters of broadband
transmission channels assembled to form a group
The invention relates to a novel algebraic method wherein sub-groups of subscribers that spectrally influence each other, in a group of broadband subscriber...
Method to produce a curved coil, in particular a sub-coil of a gradient
coil for a magnetic resonance apparatus
In a method to produce a curved coil, in particular a sub-coil of a gradient coil for a magnetic resonance apparatus, at least one conductor is wound...
Capacitive proximity switch, and domestic appliance comprising the same
A capacitive proximity switch includes an electrically conductive sensor area, which is covered by an electrically-insulating cover plate, as part of a capacitor...