Patents by Inventor William A. Rearick

William A. Rearick has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200233049
    Abstract: According to some aspects, a low-field magnetic resonance imaging system is provided. The low-field magnetic resonance imaging system comprises a magnetics system having a plurality of magnetics components configured to produce magnetic fields for performing magnetic resonance imaging, the magnetics system comprising, a B0 magnet configured to produce a B0 field for the magnetic resonance imaging system at a low-field strength of less than 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: Hyperfine Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Stephen Poole, Cedric Hugon, Hadrien A. Dyvorne, Laura Sacolick, William J. Mileski, Jeremy Christopher Jordan, Alan B. Katze, Jonathan M. Rothberg, Todd Rearick, Christopher Thomas McNulty
  • Patent number: 10718835
    Abstract: According to some aspects, a portable magnetic resonance imaging system is provided, comprising a B0 magnet configured to produce a B0 magnetic field for an imaging region of the magnetic resonance imaging system, a noise reduction system configured to detect and suppress at least some electromagnetic noise in an operating environment of the portable magnetic resonance imaging system, and electromagnetic shielding provided to attenuate at least some of the electromagnetic noise in the operating environment of the portable magnetic resonance imaging system, the electromagnetic shielding arranged to shield a fraction of the imaging region of the portable magnetic resonance imaging system. According to some aspects, the electromagnetic shield comprises at least one electromagnetic shield structure adjustably coupled to the housing to provide electromagnetic shielding for the imaging region in an amount that can be varied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Hyperfine Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Stephen Poole, Cedric Hugon, Hadrien A. Dyvorne, Laura Sacolick, William J. Mileski, Jeremy Christopher Jordan, Alan B. Katze, Jr., Jonathan M. Rothberg, Todd Rearick, Christopher Thomas McNulty
  • Patent number: 10698050
    Abstract: According to some aspects, a portable magnetic resonance imaging system is provided, comprising a B0 magnet configured to produce a B0 magnetic field for an imaging region of the magnetic resonance imaging system, a noise reduction system configured to detect and suppress at least some electromagnetic noise in an operating environment of the portable magnetic resonance imaging system, and electromagnetic shielding provided to attenuate at least some of the electromagnetic noise in the operating environment of the portable magnetic resonance imaging system, the electromagnetic shielding arranged to shield a fraction of the imaging region of the portable magnetic resonance imaging system. According to some aspects, the electromagnetic shield comprises at least one electromagnetic shield structure adjustably coupled to the housing to provide electromagnetic shielding for the imaging region in an amount that can be varied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Hyperfine Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Stephen Poole, Cedric Hugon, Hadrien A. Dyvorne, Laura Sacolick, William J. Mileski, Jeremy Christopher Jordan, Alan B. Katze, Jr., Jonathan M. Rothberg, Todd Rearick, Christopher Thomas McNulty
  • Patent number: 10684335
    Abstract: According to some aspects, a portable magnetic resonance imaging system is provided, comprising a B0 magnet configured to produce a B0 magnetic field for an imaging region of the magnetic resonance imaging system, a noise reduction system configured to detect and suppress at least some electromagnetic noise in an operating environment of the portable magnetic resonance imaging system, and electromagnetic shielding provided to attenuate at least some of the electromagnetic noise in the operating environment of the portable magnetic resonance imaging system, the electromagnetic shielding arranged to shield a fraction of the imaging region of the portable magnetic resonance imaging system. According to some aspects, the electromagnetic shield comprises at least one electromagnetic shield structure adjustably coupled to the housing to provide electromagnetic shielding for the imaging region in an amount that can be varied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Hyperfine Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Stephen Poole, Cedric Hugon, Hadrien A. Dyvorne, Laura Sacolick, William J. Mileski, Jeremy Christopher Jordan, Alan B. Katze, Jr., Jonathan M. Rothberg, Todd Rearick, Christopher Thomas McNulty
  • Patent number: 10649050
    Abstract: According to some aspects, a low-field magnetic resonance imaging system is provided. The low-field magnetic resonance imaging system comprises a magnetics system having a plurality of magnetics components configured to produce magnetic fields for performing magnetic resonance imaging, the magnetics system comprising, a B0 magnet configured to produce a B0 field for the magnetic resonance imaging system at a low-field strength of less than 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Hyperfine Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Stephen Poole, Cedric Hugon, Hadrien A. Dyvorne, Laura Sacolick, William J. Mileski, Jeremy Christopher Jordan, Alan B. Katze, Jr., Jonathan M. Rothberg, Todd Rearick, Christopher Thomas McNulty
  • Patent number: 10641852
    Abstract: A low-field MRI system comprising: a magnetics system having a plurality of magnetics components configured to produce magnetic fields for MR imaging. The magnetics system comprises: a B0 magnet configured to produce a B0 field at a field strength of less than 0.2 Tesla (T); a plurality of gradient coils configured to, when operated, generate magnetic fields to provide spatial encoding of emitted MR signals; and at least one RF coil configured to, when operated, transmit RF signals to a field of view of the MIR system and to respond to MR signals emitted from the field of view. The MRI system comprises a power system comprising one or more power components configured to provide power to the magnetics system to operate the MRI system to perform image acquisition, wherein the power system operates the MRI system using an average of less than 5 kilowatts during image acquisition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Hyperfine Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Stephen Poole, Cedric Hugon, Hadrien A. Dyvorne, Laura Sacolick, William J. Mileski, Jeremy Christopher Jordan, Alan B. Katze, Jr., Jonathan M. Rothberg, Todd Rearick, Christopher Thomas McNulty
  • Publication number: 20200088817
    Abstract: According to some aspects, a portable magnetic resonance imaging system is provided, comprising a magnetics system having a plurality of magnetics components configured to produce magnetic fields for performing magnetic resonance imaging. The magnetics system comprises a permanent B0 magnet configured to produce a B0 field for the magnetic resonance imaging system, and a plurality of gradient coils configured to, when operated, generate magnetic fields to provide spatial encoding of emitted magnetic resonance signals, a power system comprising one or more power components configured to provide power to the magnetics system to operate the magnetic resonance imaging system to perform image acquisition, and a base that supports the magnetics system and houses the power system, the base comprising at least one conveyance mechanism allowing the portable magnetic resonance imaging system to be transported to different locations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicant: Hyperfine Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Stephen Poole, Cedric Hugon, Hadrien Dyvorne, Laura Sacolick, William J. Mileski, Jeremy Christopher Jordan, Alan B. Katze, JR., Jonathan M. Rothberg, Todd Rearick, Christopher Thomas McNulty
  • Patent number: 10578578
    Abstract: An apparatus for detecting chemical reactions may be provided. The apparatus may comprise a chemical detection device. The chemical detection device may include a chemical sensor, which may be mounted on the chemical detection device. The apparatus may further comprise a valve block. The valve block may fluidly couple a plurality of reagent containers to the chemical detection device. The apparatus may further comprise a heat exchanger and a controller. The controller may control a fluid connection between the valve block and the chemical detection device. The controller may be also configured to adjust a temperature of a selected reagent from the plurality of reagent containers via the heat exchanger. The temperature of the selected reagent may be adjusted prior to the reagent entering the chemical detection device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Todd Rearick, Jeremy Jordan, John Nobile, William Mileski, Chun Heen Ho
  • Publication number: 20200064427
    Abstract: According to some aspects, a low-field magnetic resonance imaging system is provided. The low-field magnetic resonance imaging system comprises a magnetics system having a plurality of magnetics components configured to produce magnetic fields for performing magnetic resonance imaging, the magnetics system comprising, a B0 magnet configured to produce a B0 field for the magnetic resonance imaging system at a low-field strength of less than 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: Hyperfine Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Stephen Poole, Cedric Hugon, Hadrien A. Dyvorne, Laura Sacolick, William J. Mileski, Jeremy Christopher Jordan, Alan B. Katze, JR., Jonathan M. Rothberg, Todd Rearick, Christopher Thomas McNulty
  • Patent number: 10539637
    Abstract: According to some aspects, a portable magnetic resonance imaging system is provided, comprising a magnetics system having a plurality of magnetics components configured to produce magnetic fields for performing magnetic resonance imaging. The magnetics system comprises a permanent B0 magnet configured to produce a B0 field for the magnetic resonance imaging system, and a plurality of gradient coils configured to, when operated, generate magnetic fields to provide spatial encoding of emitted magnetic resonance signals, a power system comprising one or more power components configured to provide power to the magnetics system to operate the magnetic resonance imaging system to perform image acquisition, and a base that supports the magnetics system and houses the power system, the base comprising at least one conveyance mechanism allowing the portable magnetic resonance imaging system to be transported to different locations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Hyperfine Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Stephen Poole, Cedric Hugon, Hadrien A. Dyvorne, Laura Sacolick, William J. Mileski, Jeremy Christopher Jordan, Alan B. Katze, Jr., Jonathan M. Rothberg, Todd Rearick, Christopher Thomas McNulty
  • Publication number: 20200018806
    Abstract: According to some aspects, a laminate panel is provided. The laminate panel comprises at least one laminate layer including at least one non-conductive layer and at least one conductive layer patterned to form at least a portion of a B0 coil configured to contribute to a B0 field suitable for use in low-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Hyperfine Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Jonathan M. Rothberg, Matthew Scot Rosen, Gregory L. Charvat, William J. Mileski, Todd Rearick, Michael Stephen Poole, Keith G. Fife
  • Patent number: 10520566
    Abstract: According to some aspects, a low-field magnetic resonance imaging system is provided. The low-field magnetic resonance imaging system comprises a magnetics system having a plurality of magnetics components configured to produce magnetic fields for performing magnetic resonance imaging, the magnetics system comprising, a B0 magnet configured to produce a B0 field for the magnetic resonance imaging system at a low-field strength of less than 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Hyperfine Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Stephen Poole, Cedric Hugon, Hadrien A. Dyvorne, Laura Sacolick, William J. Mileski, Jeremy Christopher Jordan, Alan B. Katze, Jr., Jonathan M. Rothberg, Todd Rearick, Christopher Thomas McNulty
  • Patent number: 10495712
    Abstract: According to some aspects, a laminate panel is provided. The laminate panel comprises at least one laminate layer including at least one non-conductive layer and at least one conductive layer patterned to form at least a portion of a B0 coil configured to contribute to a B0 field suitable for use in low-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Hyperfine Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Jonathan M. Rothberg, Matthew Scot Rosen, Gregory L. Charvat, William J. Mileski, Todd Rearick, Michael Stephen Poole, Keith G. Fife
  • Patent number: 10444310
    Abstract: According to some aspects, a portable magnetic resonance imaging system is provided, comprising a magnetics system having a plurality of magnetics components configured to produce magnetic fields for performing magnetic resonance imaging. The magnetics system comprises a permanent B0 magnet configured to produce a B0 field for the magnetic resonance imaging system, and a plurality of gradient coils configured to, when operated, generate magnetic fields to provide spatial encoding of emitted magnetic resonance signals, a power system comprising one or more power components configured to provide power to the magnetics system to operate the magnetic resonance imaging system to perform image acquisition, and a base that supports the magnetics system and houses the power system, the base comprising at least one conveyance mechanism allowing the portable magnetic resonance imaging system to be transported to different locations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Hyperfine Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Stephen Poole, Cedric Hugon, Hadrien A. Dyvorne, Laura Sacolick, William J. Mileski, Jeremy Christopher Jordan, Alan B. Katze, Jr., Jonathan M. Rothberg, Todd Rearick, Christopher Thomas McNulty
  • Publication number: 20190257903
    Abstract: A low-field MRI system comprising: a magnetics system having a plurality of magnetics components configured to produce magnetic fields for MR imaging. The magnetics system comprises: a B0 magnet configured to produce a B0 field at a field strength of less than .2 Tesla (T); a plurality of gradient coils configured to, when operated, generate magnetic fields to provide spatial encoding of emitted MR signals; and at least one RF coil configured to, when operated, transmit RF signals to a field of view of the MIR system and to respond to MR signals emitted from the field of view. The MRI system comprises a power system comprising one or more power components configured to provide power to the magnetics system to operate the MRI system to perform image acquisition, wherein the power system operates the MRI system using an average of less than 5 kilowatts during image acquisition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: Hyperfine Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Stephen Poole, Cedric Hugon, Hadrien A. Dyvorne, Laura Sacolick, William J. Mileski, Jeremy Christopher Jordan, Alan B. Katze, JR., Jonathan M. Rothberg, Todd Rearick, Christopher Thomas McNulty
  • Patent number: 10371773
    Abstract: According to some aspects, a low-field magnetic resonance imaging system is provided. The low-field magnetic resonance imaging system comprises a magnetics system having a plurality of magnetics components configured to produce magnetic fields for performing magnetic resonance imaging, the magnetics system comprising, a B0 magnet configured to produce a B0 field for the magnetic resonance imaging system at a low-field strength of less than 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Hyperfine Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Stephen Poole, Cedric Hugon, Hadrien A. Dyvorne, Laura Sacolick, William J. Mileski, Jeremy Christopher Jordan, Alan B. Katze, Jr., Jonathan M. Rothberg, Todd Rearick, Christopher Thomas McNulty
  • Patent number: 10330755
    Abstract: According to some aspects, a low power magnetic resonance imaging system is provided. The magnetic resonance imaging system comprises a magnetics system having a plurality of magnetics components configured to produce magnetic fields for performing magnetic resonance imaging. The magnetics system comprising a B0 magnet configured to produce a B0 field for the magnetic resonance imaging system, a plurality of gradient coils configured to, when operated, generate magnetic fields to provide spatial encoding of emitted magnetic resonance signals, and at least one radio frequency coil configured to, when operated, transmit radio frequency signals to the field of view of the magnetic resonance imaging system and to respond to magnetic resonance signals emitted from the field of view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Hyperfine Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Stephen Poole, Cedric Hugon, Hadrien A. Dyvorne, Laura Sacolick, William J. Mileski, Jeremy Christopher Jordan, Alan B. Katze, Jr., Jonathan M. Rothberg, Todd Rearick, Christopher Thomas McNulty
  • Publication number: 20190178962
    Abstract: According to some aspects, a portable magnetic resonance imaging system is provided, comprising a B0 magnet configured to produce a B0 magnetic field for an imaging region of the magnetic resonance imaging system, a noise reduction system configured to detect and suppress at least some electromagnetic noise in an operating environment of the portable magnetic resonance imaging system, and electromagnetic shielding provided to attenuate at least some of the electromagnetic noise in the operating environment of the portable magnetic resonance imaging system, the electromagnetic shielding arranged to shield a fraction of the imaging region of the portable magnetic resonance imaging system. According to some aspects, the electromagnetic shield comprises at least one electromagnetic shield structure adjustably coupled to the housing to provide electromagnetic shielding for the imaging region in an amount that can be varied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: Hyperfine Research, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Stephen Poole, Cedric Hugon, Hadrien A. Dyvorne, Laura Sacolick, William J. Mileski, Jeremy Christopher Jordan, Alan B. Katze, JR., Jonathan M. Rothberg, Todd Rearick, Christopher Thomas McNulty
  • Patent number: 8813409
    Abstract: Disclosed is a remote contrivance refurbishment apparatus and related methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Inventors: Richard Worrall, William Rearick
  • Publication number: 20140007483
    Abstract: Disclosed is a remote contrivance refurbishment apparatus and related methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2013
    Publication date: January 9, 2014
    Inventors: Richard Worrall, William Rearick