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Low-scattering foam phantom for molecular imaging
A phantom for use in generating a normalization data set to be used in PET scanning (particularly integrated MR/PET scanning) is disclosed. The phantom features...
Contacts for use in monitoring connection patterns in data ports
A telecommunications connection system including a plug; an outlet; the plug including: a plug body; transmission contacts supported in the plug body, the...
Blade or vane for a turbomachine
A component defines a blade or a vane for a rotor rotatable about a rotary axis. An inner space of the component is limited by first and second walls, and forms...
Injection valve and compensating element for an injection valve
A compensating element (30) for an injection valve has a cup-shaped body (32) with a cup base (34) and a recess. Furthermore, the compensating element has a...
Tubular insert for a magnetic inductive flow meter
There is described a tubular insert for a magnetic inductive flowmeter, a production method for such a tubular insert and a flowmeter. The tubular insert...
Non-contact shock sensor
The invention relates to a sensor device for monitoring accelerations to which an object is subjected. In order to detect whether a value has exceeded or is...
Refrigerator with integrated water supply
A refrigerator with a thermally insulated housing and integrated elements, suitable for the supply of potable water which can be connected to an external potable...
Method and a device for providing lambda control in an internal combustion
Method for lambda control in an internal combustion engine with a catalytic converter in an exhaust tract and at least one lambda probe mounted inside the...
Method for data and signal transfer between different sub-units of a
In a method and system for data and signal transfer between different sub-units of a medically-related system, in particular a CT system, digitized signals and...
Pipeline for data exchange between medical image applications
The invention relates to a method, an apparatus and a system for the transfer of medical image data from at least one source application to at least one sink...
System and method for integration of medical information
A computer system for integrating medical information using the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) as a taxonomy of medical terms includes a learner module...
Computerized method for adherence to physical restriction in the
construction of an ITE hearing aid
In a computerized method for adherence to physical restrictions in the construction of an ITE hearing aid, each component to be placed in the shell of the...
System and method for stochastic DT-MRI connectivity mapping on the GPU
A graphics processing unit implemented method for fiber tract mapping from diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging data includes providing a diffusion tensor...
Method and system for providing tomographic pictures of a patient by using
contrast medium injections
A method is disclosed for providing tomographic pictures of a patient with the aid of a tomographic system by using contrast medium injections. The patient is...
Controller for a radio-frequency amplifier
A controller for an RF amplifier, in particular for a RF amplifier of an MR tomography apparatus, has an IQ control element for adjusting the magnitude and phase...
Method and polarization-multiplex system for reducing the signal
degradation of an optical...
Method for reducing signal degradation in an optical polarisation-multiplex system. The modulated optical signals to be transmitted are synchronised or generated...
Nonrigid registration of cardiac perfusion MR images using adaptive local
Motion of the heart during contrast enhancement is modeled at two hierarchical levels: global translation and local deformation. Large-scale, i.e., global,...
Statistical priors for combinatorial optimization: efficient solutions via
Methods of statistical learning for Bayesian inference in the context of efficient optimization schemes for image restoration are presented. Second and third...
System and method for lattice-preserving multigrid method for image
segmentation and filtering
A method for segmenting a digitized image includes providing a digitized image comprising a plurality of intensities corresponding to a domain of points on an...
Method for correcting inhomogeneities in an image, and an imaging
A method is for correcting inhomogeneities in an image that is recorded from an examination object. The method includes recording an image to be corrected,...
Method for analyzing medical image data using level set
A method for analyzing medical image includes obtaining a plurality of surface fronts on an object, such points being disposed in a three dimensional volume in...
Method of incorporating prior knowledge in level set segmentation of 3D
A process includes: generation of knowledge of the anatomical object to be separated from neighboring objects and identification of high level features (e.g.,...
Systems and methods providing automated decision support and medical
Systems and methods are provided for processing a medical image to automatically identify the anatomy and view (or pose) from the medical image and automatically...
Method for adjusting the transmission characteristic of a hearing aid
In a method for adjusting the transmission characteristic of a hearing aid, the characteristic being defined by hearing aid-specific parameters, a data...
Reduction of streak artifacts in low dose CT imaging through multi image
Disclosed is a method and system for constructing, from a computerized tomography (CT) scan, an image relating to a physical structure. Projection data...
Method for providing multicast and/or broadcast services to user terminals
The invention relates to a method for providing multicast and/or broadcast services to user terminals (8, 9) via a cellular network (2, 5). In order to increase...
Brush bag for a dynamo-electric machine
A brush bag, a brush and a current transfer unit for a dynamo-electric machine comprising a commutator, in particular for an electromotor. The current transfer...
Multi-layer detector and method for imaging
X-ray portal imaging detectors have multiple layers, such as multiple layers of phosphor screens and/or detectors. Some x-rays that pass through one layer are...
Automated method and reagent therefor assaying body fluid samples such as
cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
The present invention describes semi- and fully-automated methods and reagents therefor for the assay and analysis of body fluid samples, particularly non-blood...
High-temperature layered system for dissipating heat and method for
producing said system
Layered systems in prior art are inefficient at cooling an external hot gas. The inventive layered system comprises an external porous layer, in which the pore...
Coating method for an end winding of an electric machine
The coating method is for application to the coating of an end winding (3) of an electric motor (4), whereby the end winding (3) comprises several conductor...
Planar sensor arrangement, sensor array and method for the production of a
A planar-sensor arrangement is disclosed, which is used to detect particles possibly contained in an analyte. The sensor element includes a substrate, a first...
An automated analyzer for analyzing patient samples. The analyzer includes a plurality of cuvettes, which allow the samples to be mixed with various reagents....
Carousel system for automated chemical or biological analyzers employing
An automated chemical or biological sample analyzer includes a plurality of linear sample carrying racks that are moved to a processing station for conducting an...
Phosphorus removal system and process
A phosphorus removal system is operable to remove phosphorus from an influent. The system includes a first section receiving the influent and discharging a first...
Electric circuit for tuning a capacitive electrostatic transducer
An electrostatic transducer circuit and method of tuning the same, in which a balancing circuit is inserted into the electrostatic transducer circuit, is...
Air seal unit adapted to be positioned adjacent blade structure in a gas
An air seal unit to be positioned adjacent blade structure in a gas turbine is provided. The air seal unit comprises a main body including a plurality of first...
Optical module and optical system
An optical module has a lens holder with a lens assembly of, for example, three lenses and a diaphragm. The lenses and the optional diaphragm are unequivocally...
Windshield washer device
In the case of a windshield washer device (2) for a motor vehicle, a nozzle holder (6) is connected via a spring element (12) to a fastening flange (4) fastened...
Metering valve with a hydraulic transmission element
The invention relates to an injection valve which has a piezo actuator that is functionally connected to a nozzle needle by a hydraulic transmission device. The...
Baggage handling system
A baggage handling system includes a first conveyor section having a first conveying surface, a second conveyor section having a second conveying surface with...
Gas cooking surface
A gas cooking surface, including at least one gas burner and a control device for adjusting the heating capacity stages of the burner. The gas burner operates...
Spindle drive and a patient positioning system
A spindle drive and patient positioning system is provided. The spindle drive includes a drive that is operative to drive a spindle nut. An axially transportable...
Mail piece stiffness detector
An apparatus for determining the stiffness of mail pieces includes a bar or similar deflector for contacting a mail piece conveyed past the bar by a conveyor...
Closed loop turbine cooling fluid reuse system for a turbine engine
A cooling fluid reuse system for a turbine engine for capturing spent cooling fluids from row one turbine vanes and directing those fluids into a mixing chamber...
Workpiece with a recess which is closed from the exterior by means of a
solder film and method for closing a...
It is known from the prior art that holes in a workpiece are filled completely with a solder powder, which leads especially in the case of large holes to the...
System and method for providing an application with memory access methods
A system for providing an application with a plurality of methods for accessing memory of a programmable logic controller includes an application, an interface...
Method for optimizing bandwidth utilization in bus systems
In accordance to one aspect, a method for optimizing the effective data transmission rate in a bus system, in particular in automation technology is provided. A...
Provision of services in a network comprising coupled computers
The invention relates to a system and a method for simplified provision of services (1, 2) within a network (3) comprising coupled computers (4, 5), wherein the...
Method and apparatus for complex RFID event processing
An RFID events processing system includes a rules database having filtering rules and complex event rules, a primitive event filtering unit for receiving a...