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Multiple focal spot X-ray radiation filtering
For the generation of multiple-energy X-ray radiation, an X-ray tube (10) for generating multiple-energy X-ray radiation includes an anode (12) and a filter...
Method and apparatus for editing a video and/or audio program
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for editing an audio/video program. The method comprises the steps of acquiring the description...
Image data reformatting
A method for reformatting image data includes obtaining volumetric image data indicative of an anatomical structure of interest, identifying a surface of...
Visual suppression of selective tissue in image data
A method image data processor (318) includes a shape likelihood determiner (402) that processes voxels of image data and determines a likelihood that a voxel...
Photon counting detector
A detector array includes at least one direct conversion detector pixel (114-114M) configured to detect photons of poly-chromatic ionizing radiation. The pixel...
Detection apparatus comprising two scintillators for detecting X-ray
Detection apparatus for detecting radiation The invention relates to a detection apparatus for detecting radiation. The detection apparatus comprises at least...
Virtual PET detector and quasi-pixelated readout scheme for PET
When designing detector arrays for diagnostic imaging devices, such as PET or SPECT devices, a virtual detector, or pixel, combines scintillator crystals (10,...
Split gradient coil and hybrid systems using same
A generally cylindrical set of coil windings includes primary coil windings and shield coil windings at a larger radial position than the primary coil windings,...
Integrated circuit with nanowire sensors comprising a shielding layer,
sensing apparatus, measuring method and...
An integrated circuit (100) comprising a substrate (110); an insulating layer (120) over said substrate; and a first nanowire element (140a) and a second...
Lighting device having electrically switchable optical member
The present invention relates to a lighting device comprising a housing (104), multiple light sources (102) arranged in the housing, a wavelength converting...
Lighting device having a lens including a plurality of interconnected
elongated light-guiding elements
A lighting device (1) comprises a light source (2) and a lens (3, 23, 33, 43, 53, 63) positioned in front of the light source (2). The lens (3, 23, 33, 43, 53,...
Light-emitting module with a curved prism sheet
A light-emitting module (1) comprising a light source array of solid state light-sources arranged along a geometrical line (O), and an envelope (40) surrounding...
Beam shaping light emitting module
There is provided a light emitting module (1) having at least one light emitting element (3) which is arranged to emit light of a primary wavelength, and a...
Extendable interlocking structures and methods
Embodiments of the present disclosure include extendable structures and methods of forming an extendable structure. In accordance with an embodiment, an...
Electric motor thermal energy isolation
A compressor assembly (10) configured to increase pressure of a fluid. The compressor assembly includes a cylinder (12a, 12b) forming a space for compressing...
Mn-activated hexafluorosilicates for LED applications
The invention provides a lighting unit comprising a light source, configured to generate light source light and a luminescent material, configured to convert at...
Water purifier system and a filter element for such system
A water purifier system includes a base unit and a filter unit detachably connected to the base unit. The base unit is provided with a water inlet tube for...
Methods of reactivating an aromatization catalyst
A method of reactivating a spent catalyst comprising a metal and a catalyst support, the method comprising redispersing the metal in the spent catalyst to...
CPR assistance and effectiveness display
An instrument is described for assisting a rescuer in the proper administration of CPR. A sensor detects movement of the chest caused by ventilation. The sensor...
Bio-orthogonal drug activation
The invention relates to a Prodrug activation method, for therapeutics, wherein use is made of abiotic reactive chemical groups that exhibit bio-orthogonal...
Apparatus, method and computer program product for calculating the speed
of ultrasound in at least two tissue types
A medical apparatus including an ultrasound transmitter and receiver system for acquiring ultrasound data descriptive of the speed of ultrasound along at least...
Systems and methods for tracking and guiding high intensity focused
The present disclosure provides systems and methods for tracking and guiding high intensity focused ultrasound beams (HIFU). More particularly, the disclosed...
System for quantification of neovasculature in CT volumes
When quantifying neo-vasculature growth measured using a CT scanner (10), a known blood voxel is identified and adjoining voxels are compared thereto by a...
Imaging system rotating gantry and subject support motion control
An imaging system (300) includes a rotating gantry (302) configured to rotate about an examination region (306) about a z-axis (308), a subject support (322),...
System subject support accessory
A subject support accessory (126, 200) includes a securing mechanism (300) configured to secure to a tabletop of the subject support anywhere along a long axis...
Method and apparatus for attenuation correction
A method and apparatus of image reconstruction attenuation correction in PET or SPECT cardiac imaging is provided. A volumetric attenuation imaging scan by an...
Image based clinical trial assessment
A method for assessing a treatment in a trial includes obtaining images generated from image data acquired at different times during a trial time period for a...
Smoking system having a liquid storage portion
A smoking system includes a capillary wick for holding liquid, at least one air inlet, at least one air outlet and a chamber between the air inlet and air...
Methods for reducing the formation of tobacco specific nitrosamines in
In one aspect, there is provided a method for reducing the formation of 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone and N-nitrosonornicotine and...
Light control system and method for automatically rendering a lighting
Systems and methods for automatically facilitating rendition of a lighting atmosphere by a lighting control system are disclosed. The lighting control system...
Managing atmosphere programs for atmosphere creation systems
The invention relates to the management of atmosphere programs including lighting scenes for lighting systems, audio, video, scent or any combination of the...
Brightness region-based apparatuses and methods for HDR image encoding and
The image encoder (549) for encoding an image of a high dynamic range scene, comprising: a pixel texture encoding unit (552), arranged to encode pixels colors...
A multi-spectral camera comprises a blocking element (201) having at least one hole (203) allowing light to pass through. A dispersive element (205) spreads...
Method and apparatus for displaying a plurality of items
A method of displaying a plurality of items is described. The items are arranged in a plurality of hierarchical levels, each of the hierarchical levels...
Method and system for selecting the viewing configuration of a rendered
A method for determining a viewing configuration of a rendered figure of a rehab-patient or a sports trainee, aiming to deliver a suitable view on the rendered...
Computing a depth map
A system for computing a depth map comprising depth values representing distances to a viewer for respective pixels of an image. The system comprises an...
Gesture based control of element or item
Apparatuses (1) for controlling elements (40-70) possibly shown on screens (31) or items (71) possibly represented by the elements (70) comprise detectors...
Autostereoscopic display device
An autostereoscopic display device uses an electroluminescent display. A set of pixels is provided beneath lenticular lenses, with a plurality of pixels across...
Therapeutic apparatus for treating a subject using magnetic nanoparticles
A therapeutic apparatus for treating a subject comprising: a first heating means adapted for heating a first region of the subject, a first control means for...
RF shield for MRI comprising conductive coating as shielding material
The invention relates to a magnetic resonance imaging system (1) comprising: a main magnet (2) for generating a uniform, steady magnetic field within an...
Direct digital receiver with local free running clock
The invention relates to direct digital receiver for an RF coil (11, 12, 13, 200), in particular of a magnetic resonance imaging system (1), for providing a...
Using memristor devices as switches for MRI RF coils
A radiofrequency (RF) coil assembly (18,18') for use in a magnetic resonance system (10) includes a radiofrequency coil (42) and a plurality of memory resistive...
Gas sensing apparatus
A method of selectively sensing the concentration of a target gas in polluted ambient air comprises the steps of: --providing a target gas sensor (220)...
Method and navigation device for providing at least one route
A method and navigation device for providing at least one route is described. A destination is received from a user (step 204). Locations having more than a...
Optical sensing system for determining the position and/or shape of an
The present invention relates to an optical sensing system (1) for determining the position and/or shape of an associated object (O), the system comprises an...
LED-based lighting fixture with textured lens
Methods and apparatus related to a textured lens (30, 130). The textured lens includes a textured portion (40, 140) having plurality of unique textures. The...
Embodiments of the invention include a semiconductor light emitting device for emitting a first light at a first wavelength and a wavelength conversion medium...
The present invention relates to a valve device (10) comprising a substrate (12) and an elastic membrane (13), the membrane being joined at least around a valve...
Light treatment system
The invention relates to a light treatment system (10, 12). The light treatment system comprises a light source (20, 22) for emitting light (100) for...