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PET/MR scanner with time-of-flight capability
In a combined scanner, a main magnet (20) and magnetic field gradient coils (28) housed in or on a scanner housing (12, 18) acquires spatially encoded magnetic...
Device, system and electric element
Provided is a device, an assembly comprising said device, a sub-assembly and an element suitable for use in the assembly. The device comprises a body of an...
Low profile side emitting LED
Low profile, side-emitting LEDs are described, where all light is efficiently emitted within a relatively narrow angle generally parallel to the surface of the...
X-ray detector with in-pixel processing circuits
The invention relates to an X-ray detector with an array of pixels (10) that are composed of a scintillation layer (11), a coupling layer (12), and a sensitive...
X-ray detector with correction for scattered radiation
The invention refers to X-ray devices, an X-ray detector and a method of correcting intensity signals. An X-ray detector then comprises for determining the...
Method of constructing time-in-flight pet images
A method of reconstructing time-of-flight (TOF) images includes obtaining a profile of a subject to be imaged in an examination region (14) of an imaging system...
Methods and apparatus for producing nanoscale particles
Liquid nanoscale particle precursor materials for generating nanoscale particles include at least one high volatility carrier and a second component. A nanoscale...
Elevation beamwidth control for contrast imaging
The present disclosure relates to contrast imaging. More particularly, the present disclosure relates to apparatus and methods for contrast imaging in which the...
Light emitting diode for mounting to a heat sink
A light emitting diode (LED) apparatus for mounting to a heat sink having a front surface with an opening therein is disclosed. The apparatus includes a...
Wireless identification based display
Systems and methods for providing discreet messaging are provided. Based on an identification of a customer and/or a product to be purchased, a message is...
Hinge-lid container and blank
An elongate laminar blank for forming a hinge-lid container has a box-defining portion and a lid-defining portion connected along a transverse hinge line. The...
Controlled ventilation air curing system
A tobacco curing enclosure includes roof vents, sidewall fan assemblies with heaters, a humidity augmentation system, and internal air circulation devices....
Track fixture luminaire
Track fixture luminaire
Packaging for USB stick
Information recording disc, recording and/or reproducing device and method
Four ECC blocks are recorded in a burst cutting area of an optical disc. Each ECC block is constituted by a BCA content code of 1 byte, content data length of 1...
Method and device for protecting user information against manipulations
A method of protecting user information against manipulations provides a high level of protection against any kind of manipulation without increasing the...
Method, apparatus and a unit for image conversion
An image conversion unit for converting a first image with a first resolution into a second image with a second resolution, the second resolution being higher...
Computer tomography apparatus and method for examining an object of
A computer tomography apparatus (100) for examination of an object of interest (107), the computer tomography apparatus (100) comprising detecting elements (123)...
Method of recording information on a multi layer record carrier, and
device for recording on a dual layer...
Recordable DVD+R and DVD+R/W optical discs with two (or more) information layers are developed to double the data storage capacity and video recording time. A...
Method of compensating temperature dependence of driving schemes for
An image is updated on a bi-stable display (310) such as an electrophoretic display by providing separate scaling functions (SF1, SF2) for scaling a duration of...
Image display device
A display device includes a display panel having separately addressable pixels for displaying an image. A first pixel group of provides emergent light in a first...
RF traps for radio frequency coils used in MRI
A radio frequency coil includes an operative radio frequency circuit (100, 100') and a trap radio frequency circuit (110, 110'). The operative radio frequency...
Magnetic resonance imaging with short echo times
In a magnetic resonance imaging method, inner radial readout lines (100, 200, 300, 400) in an inner portion (102, 202, 302, 402) of k-space are acquired using a...
Catalysts for low temperature oxidation of carbon monoxide
CuO--ZnO--CeO.sub.2 catalyst and aged CuO--ZnO catalyst catalytically active for low temperature oxidation of carbon monoxide. The catalysts are co-precipitated,...
Time budgeting by determining status of a streaming buffer during an
autonomous non-data transfer operations in...
Between data accesses to a storage medium, requested by an initiator, a logical unit may need to perform autonomous operations. The logical unit receives...
Topical service provides context information for a home network
A consumer apparatus is made an intuitive component of a user-interface to a topical server. A specific user-interaction with the apparatus or its proxy on the...
Method and system for providing a single unified channel
quieting/measurement request element in an 802.11...
A channel quieting/measurement request element is provided for use in a wireless local area network. The unified element of the invention integrates a dual...
System and method for enhancing an object of interest in noisy medical
The invention relates to a system and a method for detecting an object of interest in a sequence of medical images. Said viewing system comprises alarm detection...
Broadband laser lamp with reduced speckle
The present invention is directed to a laser resonator emitting visible radiation with reduced speckle noise, wherein said optical resonator is formed by at...
Method and device for recording marks representing data in an information
layer of an optical record carrier
A device and method of recording marks representing data in an information layer of a record carrier includes irradiating the information layer by a pulsed...
In an apparatus for handling sheet material or an optical input device, for example, which employs a relative movement sensor (108) utilizing the so-called...
Picture signal enhancement
In a method of picture signal enhancement, a picture signal is subjected (3, 7) to a histogram-based picture signal modification based on a luminance level...
Switchable 2D/3D display
A display device comprises a backlight (6) and a light modulating layer (5) such as an LCD device. The backlight (6) can be controlled to operate as a single...
Active matrix display device
An addressing scheme is provided for a display having an array of current driven pixels. An input voltage is used for generating a desired source-drain current...
Spatially resolved determination of magnetic particle anisotropy in an
area of examination
Determination of at least one of physical, chemical and biological properties and parameters within an area of examination of an object of examination by...
Power allocation methods for lighting devices having multiple source
spectrums, and apparatus employing same
Methods for allocating power amongst different source spectrums, or "channels," of a multi-channel lighting unit, and apparatus that employ such methods. Power...
Method and circuit arrangement for operating a discharge lamp
A method and a circuit arrangement for operating a discharge lamp, in particular during the first hours of operation after lamp manufacture, are described. The...
Electronic ballast protection
A method of electronic ballast protection including providing an electronic ballast having an AC/DC converter 104 with an electronic ballast input and a mains...
System for and method of controlling a light source and lighting
The invention relates to a system for controlling a light source (208, 210, 212) within an area (200), the system comprising: location means conceived to detect...
Fluorescent lamp and method for manufacturing the same
Fluorescent lamp (1) comprising a glass discharge vessel (2) in which a gas is present, which discharge vessel (2) is on two sides provided with a tubular end...
System and method for controlling a LED luminary
The present invention relates to a control system (10; 30; 50) for a LED luminary (12) including a plurality of LED light sources of multiple colors for...
Fastener with friction engageable surface
Interference surfaces are constructed on inner transition surfaces between wings of a fastener having a spiral recess. A portion of the transition surface is...
Starter housing for gas discharge lamp, and method of mounting same
A starter housing (1) for a gas discharge lamp (3) is described. The starter housing (1) comprises an outer (5) and an inner housing (10) which are arranged one...
Shatter glass guard and venting effect design
A shatter glass guard and venting effect design for a fixture of a luminaire adapted to provide adequate shatter guard protection for the purpose of preventing...
Tool for identifying non-conformities
A tool for identifying a non-conformity on a curved surface of an object, in particular on the circumferential surface of a cigarette, comprises a curved surface...