US Patent No: 8,121,251

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Method for post-processing raw detector signals, a computer program product, a computer readible medium and a radiation detection device

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Methods for post-processing raw detector signals of an x-ray or gamma detector are disclosed. According to at least one embodiment of the invention, raw detector signals are filtered, an associated filtered signal is determined at least for a subset of the raw detector signals, and those filtered signals whose signal value is less than zero are then respectively replaced by a signal value greater than zero.

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SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTMUNICH18136

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Raupach, Rainer Adelsdorf, DE 117 140
Stierstorfer, Karl Erlangen, DE 160 331

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