Charles Stearns
Charles Stearns
Chief Engineer - PET, GE Healthcare
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Performance characteristics of a whole-body PET scanner
TR DeGrado, TG Turkington, JJ Williams, CW Stearns, JM Hoffman, ...
Journal of Nuclear Medicine 35 (8), 1398-1406, 1994
PET performance measurements using the NEMA NU 2-2001 standard
ME Daube-Witherspoon, JS Karp, ME Casey, FP DiFilippo, H Hines, ...
Journal of Nuclear Medicine 43 (10), 1398-1409, 2002
Application and evaluation of a measured spatially variant system model for PET image reconstruction
AM Alessio, CW Stearns, S Tong, SG Ross, S Kohlmyer, A Ganin, ...
IEEE transactions on medical imaging 29 (3), 938-949, 2010
Performance characteristics of a newly developed PET/CT scanner using NEMA standards in 2D and 3D modes
O Mawlawi, DA Podoloff, S Kohlmyer, JJ Williams, CW Stearns, RF Culp, ...
Journal of Nuclear Medicine 45 (10), 1734-1742, 2004
Validation of GATE Monte Carlo simulations of the GE Advance/Discovery LS PET scanners
CR Schmidtlein, AS Kirov, SA Nehmeh, YE Erdi, JL Humm, HI Amols, ...
Medical physics 33 (1), 198-208, 2006
Investigation of the performance of the General Electric ADVANCE positron emission tomograph in 3D mode
TK Lewellen, SG Kohlmyer, RS Miyaoka, MS Kaplan, CW Stearns, ...
IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 43 (4), 2199-2206, 1996
Random coincidence estimation from single event rates on the Discovery ST PET/CT scanner
CW Stearns, DL McDaniel, SG Kohlmyer, PR Arul, BP Geiser, ...
2003 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium. Conference Record (IEEE Cat. No …, 2003
Investigation of the count rate performance of General Electric Advance positron emission tomograph
TK Lewellen, SG Kohlmyer, RS Miyaoka, S Schubert, CW Stearns
IEEE transactions on nuclear science 42 (4), 1051-1057, 1995
Properties and mitigation of edge artifacts in PSF-based PET reconstruction
S Tong, AM Alessio, K Thielemans, C Stearns, S Ross, PE Kinahan
IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 58 (5), 2264-2275, 2011
Iterative reconstruction of tomographic image data method and system
RM Manjeshwar, FPMH Jansen, JW Hugg, CW Stearns
US Patent 7,680,240, 2010
Integrated CT-PET system
MK Limkeman, A Ganin, CW Stearns, DL McDaniel, RF Senzig
US Patent 6,661,866, 2003
Sorter for coincidence timing calibration in a PET scanner
CW Stearns
US Patent 5,272,343, 1993
Scatter correction method for 3D PET using 2D fitted Gaussian functions
CW Stearns
J Nucl Med 36 (5), 105P, 1995
Methods for automatic protocol selection
SD Wollenweber, CW Stearns, DM Miesbauer
US Patent 7,542,792, 2009
Technique for reconstructing PET scan images
RM Manjeshwar, FPMH Jansen, CW Stearns
US Patent 7,381,959, 2008
Cylindrical PET detector design
CA Burnham, DE Kaufman, DA Chesler, CW Stearns, DR Wolfson, ...
IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 35 (1), 675-679, 1988
Impact of PSF modelling on the convergence rate and edge behaviour of EM images in PET
K Thielemans, E Asma, S Ahn, RM Manjeshwar, T Deller, SG Ross, ...
IEEE Nuclear Science Symposuim & Medical Imaging Conference, 3267-3272, 2010
Multi modality imaging methods and apparatus
AHR Lonn, J Hsieh, CW Stearns, EH Chao, B Grekowicz
US Patent 6,856,666, 2005
Method and apparatus for timing calibration in a PET scanner
JJ Williams, CW Stearns, DL McDaniel, A Ganin
US Patent 7,129,495, 2006
Measured count-rate performance of the Discovery STE PET/CT scanner in 2D, 3D and partial collimation acquisition modes
LR MacDonald, RE Schmitz, AM Alessio, SD Wollenweber, CW Stearns, ...
Physics in Medicine & Biology 53 (14), 3723, 2008
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