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MRL-2017-

  1. L.E. Switala, W.J. Ryan, M. Hoffman, S. Javier, B.E. Black, J.P. Hornak
    A Wide-Line Low Frequency Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectrometer.
    Concepts Magn Reson Part B : - (2017).

  2. L.E. Switala, B.E. Black, C.A. Mercovich, A. Seshadri, J.P. Hornak
    An Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Mobile Universal Surface Explorer.
    J. Magn. Reson. : - (2017).

MRL-2016-

  1. L.E. Switala, W.J. Ryan, M. Hoffman, W. Brown, J.P. Hornak
    Low Frequency EPR and EMR Point Spectroscopy and Imaging of a Surface.
    Mag. Reson. Imag. 34: 469-472 (2016).

MRL-2015-

  1. W.J. Ryan, N. Zumbulyadis, J.P. Hornak
    The Potential of Low Frequency EPR Spectroscopy in Studying Pottery Artifacts and Pigments.
    MRS Proceedings mrsf13-1656-pp03-03 doi:10.1557/opl.2014.708 (2015).

  2. N. Zumbulyadis, L. Switala, W.J. Ryan, J.P. Hornak
    Low Field EPR in Cultural Heritage Science: the Non-Destructive Characterization of Large Intact Objects and Spin Dynamics at Low Fields.
    56th Experimental NMR Conference, Asilomar, CA, March 2015.

  3. W.J. Ryan, L.E. Switala, J.P. Hornak
    Low-Frequency EPR Imaging of Planar Objects with a Surface Coil.
    57th Annual Rocky Mountain Conference on Magnetic Resonance, Snowbird, UT, July 2015.

  4. W.J. Ryan, L.E. Switala, M. Hoffman, W. Brown, N. Zumbulyadis, J.P. Hornak
    A Modular Low Frequency EPR Spectrometer for Studying Objects with Cultural Heritage Significance
    57th Annual Rocky Mountain Conference on Magnetic Resonance, Snowbird, UT, July 2015.

  5. L.E. Switala, M. Hoffman, W. Brown, W.J. Ryan, E.I. Hornak, N. Zumbulyadis, J.P. Hornak
    Low Frequency EPR of Ceramic and Marble Objects with Cultural Heritage Significance
    57th Annual Rocky Mountain Conference on Magnetic Resonance, Snowbird, UT, July 2015.

MRL-2014-

  1. Y. Qiu, WC.E. Kwok, J.P. Hornak
    A method of switching the signal in an MRI phantom based on trace ion currents.
    J. Magn. Reson. 245: 171-176 (2014).

  2. Y. Qiu, W. Yao, W-C.E. Kwok, J.P. Hornak
    A Circuit for Synchronizing External Stimuli and Events to the Pulse Sequence of a Clinical Magnetic Resonance Scanner.
    Concepts in Magn. Reson. 44B: 50-52 (2014).

  3. A. Becker, J.P. Hornak
    A t-Butanol/Water, Lipid/Water MRI Standard.
    59th American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Symposium, Rochester, NY, 2014.

  4. N. Zumbulyadis, B. Antalek, W.J. Ryan, J.P. Hornak
    Non-destructive Low Frequency EPR and Solid State NMR for the Characterization of Paramagnetic Components in Cultural Heritage Objects.
    55th Experimental NMR Conference, Boston, MA, March 2014.

  5. N. Zumbulyadis, W.J. Ryan, L. Switala, J.P. Hornak
    Low Frequency EPR: A Novel, Non-invasive, Spectroscopic Approach to Studying Ceramic Objects.
    Gordon Research Conference: Scientific Methods in Cultural Heritage Research. Newry, ME, Jul 27-Aug 4, 2014.

  6. L. Switala, E.I. Hornak, W.J. Ryan, N. Zumbulyadis, J.P. Hornak
    A Low Frequency Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Study of the Firing Temperature of Redart Clay.
    Rochester Academy of Science 41th Annual Fall Scientific Paper Session, Rochester, NY November 2014.

MRL-2013-

  1. Y. Qiu
    A Dynamic MRI Phantom Based on Electric Field Induced Residual Dipolar Couplings.
    PhD Thesis, RIT, June 2013.

  2. Y. Qiu, W. Yao, J.P. Hornak
    A circuit for controlling the electric field in an fMRI phantom.
    June 2013.

  3. N. Zumbulyadis, W.J. Ryan, J.P. Hornak
    Non-destructive Low Frequency EPR Spectroscopy of Pottery Standards Using Surface Coils.
    246th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, September 2013.

  4. M. Terwilliger, A. Cannella, W.J. Ryan, N. Zumbulyadis, J.P. Hornak
    The Potential of Low Frequency Electron Paramagnetic Resonance for the Analysis of Cultural Heritage Artifacts.
    Rochester Academy of Science 40th Annual Fall Scientific Paper Session, Rochester, NY, November 2013.

  5. N. Zumbulyadis, W.J. Ryan, J.P. Hornak
    The Potential of Low Frequency EPR Spectroscopy in Studying Pottery Artifacts.
    2013 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, December 2013.

MRL-2012-

  1. Y. Qiu, W.E. Kwok, J.P. Hornak
    Electric Field NMR and Spin Relaxation in Propylene Carbonate
    53rd Experimental NMR Conference, Miami Beach, FL, April 2012.

  2. Y. Qiu, W.E. Kwok, J.P. Hornak
    An fMRI Phantom Based on the Alignment of Molecular Dipoles with an Electric Field.
    20th Annual Meeting of the ISMRM, Melbourne, Australia, May 2012.

  3. Y. Qiu, E. Kwok, J.P. Hornak
    A Multidisciplinary Approach to Creating a Functional MRI Phantom.
    INTERCON-2012, Lima, Peru, August 2012.

  4. J.P. Hornak
    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging, in Methods in Materials Research
    ed. by Elton N. Kaufmann, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (2012).

  5. J.P. Hornak
    Resonance Methods, in Methods in Materials Research
    ed. by Elton N. Kaufmann, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (2012).

MRL-2011-

  1. B. Alfano, M. Comerci, M. Larobina, A. Prinster, J.P. Hornak, S.E. Selvan, U. Amato, M. Quarantelli, G. Tedeschi, A. Brunetti, M. Salvatore
    An MRI Digital Brain Phantom for Validation of Segmentation Methods.
    Medical Image Analysis 15:329-339 (2011).

  2. J.P. Hornak
    The H-1 Nuclear Spin-Lattice and Spin-Spin Relaxation Times at BEarth of Some Liquids Associated with Environmental Spills.
    Organic Geochemistry 42:985-990 (2011) 2011.

  3. T.G. Servoss, J.P. Hornak
    Converting the chemical shift artifact to a spectral image.
    Concepts in Magnetic Resonance 38A: 107–116 (2011).

  4. H. Yuan, S.D. Kennedy, E. Kwok, J. P. Hornak
    A Selectable Diffusion Coefficient Phantom Based on Restricted Diffusion.
    19th Annual Meeting of the ISMRM, Montreal, Canada, May 2011.

  5. J.P. Hornak
    Teaching NMR Fundamentals Using the Web and Other New Tools.
    NMR Bootcamp for Educators, Lake Superior State University, Sault Ste Marie, MI, 5/23-24/2011.

MRL-2010-

  1. S.Y. Moon, J.P. Hornak
    A Volume Resolution Phantom for MRI.
    Mag. Reson. Imag. 28:286-289 (2010).

  2. J.P. Hornak, G. Ferrante, A. Coy, E.R. McCarney
    A Possible Difference in the Surface Relaxivity of Costal and Inland Sands.
    TOMRJ 3:52-56 (2010).

  3. R.Q. Boswell, M. Cheung, B.C. Lipchick, T.W. Smith, S. Coons, P.E. Steen, C.L. Bray, J.P. Hornak
    A search for a homogeneity phantom filler material for high-frequency MRI systems.
    51st Experimental NMR Conference, Daytona Beach, FL, April 2010

  4. R. Smith, J.P. Hornak
    Are copper mineral supplements a contraindication for MRI contrast agents?
    Rochester Section of the ACS 2010 Undergraduate Research Symposium, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY, April 2010.

  5. J.P. Hornak
    MRI of Printed Text.
    Concepts Magn. Reson. 36A:347-348 (2010).

MRL-2009-

  1. J.P. Hornak, G. Ferrante, A. Coy, E. McCarney
    A 1H NMR Spin-Lattice Relaxation Time Study of Asilomar Sands
    50th Experimental NMR Conference, Asilomar, CA March 2009.

  2. C.L. Bray, R.G. Bryant, M.J. Cox, G. Ferrante, Y. Goddard, S. Sur, J. P. Hornak
    The Proton Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spin-Lattice Relaxation Rate of Some Hydrated Synthetic and Natural Sands.
    Diffusion Fundamentals 10:8.1-8.3 (2009).

  3. C.L. Bray, R.G. Bryant, M.J. Cox, G. Ferrante, Y. Goddard, S. Sur, J. P. Hornak
    The 1H NMR Spin Lattice Relaxation Rate of Hydrated Sands.
    J. Env. & Eng. Geophys 2009.

MRL-2008-

  1. C.L. Bray, M.J. Cox, J.P. Hornak, G. Ferrante, R.G. Bryant, Y. Goddard, and S. Sur
    R1 of Hydrated Sands as a Function of Magnetic Field
    49th Experimental NMR Conference, Asilomar, CA March 2008.

  2. J.P. Hornak, C.L. Bray, R.G. Bryant, M.J. Cox, G. Ferrante, Y. Goddard, S. Sur
    The NMR Spin Lattice Relaxation Rate of Hydrated Sands as a Function of Magnetic Field
    SAGEEP, Philadelphia, PA, April, 2008.

  3. J.P. Hornak, B.C. Lipchick, M. Monahan
    An Interaction of Gadodiamide with Cu+2 and Zn+2
    16th ISMRM, Toronto, CA, May, 2008.

  4. C.L. Bray, R.G. Bryant, M.J. Cox, G. Ferrante, Y. Goddard, S. Sur, and J.P. Hornak
    The 1H NMR R1 of Some Hydrated Synthetic and Natural Sands
    9th International Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Porous Media, Cambridge, MA July 2008.

  5. S-Y. Moon, J.P. Hornak
    A 3D Volume Resolution Phantom for MRI
    10th Upstate NY NMR Symposium, Rochester, NY, October 2008.

  6. B. Lipchick, J. Swartzenberg, N. Conway, G. Smith, J.P. Hornak
    Evidence for and Against Transmetallation between Cu and Omniscan®
    10th Upstate NY NMR Symposium, Rochester, NY, October 2008.

  7. M. Cheung, R. Boswell, B. Lipchick, T.W. Smith, C.L. Bray, J.P. Hornak
    A Low Dielectric Constant High-Conductivity Filler Material for MRI Phantoms
    10th Upstate NY NMR Symposium, Rochester, NY, October 2008.

MRL-2007-

  1. C.L. Bray, J.P. Hornak
    Surface Variations in BEarth: Implications for Near Surface MRI
    20th SAGEEP, Denver, CO, April 2007.

  2. C.L. Bray, J.P. Hornak
    Underground Variations in BEarth: Implications for Near Surface MRI
    48th Experimental NMR Conference, Daytona Beach, FL, April 2007.

  3. C.L. Bray, J.P. Hornak
    Unilateral MRI using a Rastered Projection.
    J. Magn. Reson. 188:151-159 (2007).

  4. J.P. Hornak
    Labels Printed with Magnetic Toner.
    Magn. Reson. Imaging., 25:1459-1460 (2007).

MRL-2006-

  1. C.L. Bray, N.C. Schaller, S.L. Ianapolo, M.D. Bostick, G. Ferranti, J.P. Hornak
    A Study of the 1H NMR Signal from Hydrated Synthetic Sands.
    J. Env. & Eng. Geophys. 11:1-8 (2006).

  2. K. Baum, M. Helguera, J. Hornak, J. Kerekes, E. Montag, M. Unlu, D. Feiglin, A. Krol
    Techniques for Fusion of Multimodal Images: Application to Breast Imaging
    International Conference on Image Processing, Atlanta, GA, October 2006.

  3. J.P. Hornak, C.L. Bray, T. Lucero, A. Bright
    Surface MRI Using a Rastered Backprojection
    International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 14th Scientific Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 2006.

  4. C.L. Bray
    Near-Surface Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    Ph.D. Thesis, RIT, 2006.
MRL-2005-

  1. J.P. Hornak, A.P. Bak, N.C. Schaller
    From Impractical to Practical: Solving an MRI problem using parallelism.
    Conference on Computing & Information Science, Rochester, NY, January 2005.

  2. J.P. Hornak
    Reflections on Developing and Hosting Magnetic Resonance Educational Web Sites.
    46th Experimental NMR Conference, Providence, RI April 2005.

  3. C.L. Bray, J.P. Hornak
    Design Iterations and Performance Enhancement for a Sub-Surface MRI System.
    46th Experimental NMR Conference, Providence, RI April 2005.
MRL-2004-

  1. C.L. Bray, S. Iannopollo1, G. Ferrante, N.C. Schaller, D.Y. Lee, J.P. Hornak
    An R1 Distribution Study of Hydrated Randomly Close Packed Synthetic Soils.
    45th Experimental NMR conference, Asilomar, CA April 2004.

  2. C.L. Bray, S. Iannopollo, J.P. Hornak
    Design and Characterization of a Sub-Surface MRI System.
    15th Triennial Conference for the ISMAR. Ponte Verda Beach, FL, October 2004.

  3. C.L. Bray, M. Bostick, A. Fleming, S. Iannopollo, N.C. Schaller, J.P. Hornak
    An R1 & R2 Distribution Study of Hydrated Randomly Close Packed Synthetic Soils.
    15th Triennial Conference for the ISMAR. Ponte Verda Beach, FL, October 2004.

  4. J.P. Hornak
    Determination of the Thickness and Uniformity of PVA Plugs in Optical Implants
    MRL Report, 10 May 2004

MRL-2003-

  1. J.P. Hornak
    NMR of t-Butanol in Flowing Synthetic Seawater.
    MRL Report, 21 August 2003

MRL-2002-

  1. C.L. Bray, D.Y. Lee, J.P. Hornak, V. Satheesh, S. Sykora, G. Ferrante
    A Fast Field Cycling Study of Soil.
    6th International Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Porous Media, Ulm, Germany, 2002.
MRL-2001-

  1. J.P. Hornak
    Imaging the NMR Signal from Water in Topsoil - Interim Report #2
    MRL Report, 15 January 2001

  2. J.P. Hornak
    Imaging the NMR Signal from Water in Topsoil - Interim Report #3
    MRL Report, 15 March 2001

  3. C.L. Bray, J.P. Hornak
    Imaging the NMR Signal from Water in Topsoil - Interim Report #4
    MRL Report, 17 May 2001

  4. Thomas G. Servoss
    Collection and Analysis of Multispectral MRI Data using a Clinical Imaging System.
    Ph.D. Thesis, RIT, May 2001

  5. Marvin Boonmee
    Comparison of Tissue Classification using Spin-Echo and Fast Spin-Echo MRI Imaging
    B.S. Thesis, May 2001

  6. J.P. Hornak, C.L. Bray, M. Boonmee, T.D. Allston
    Imaging the NMR Signal from Water in Topsoil - Final Reprot
    MRL Report, 25 August 2001

  7. J.P. Hornak, T.D. Allston
    NMR of t-Butanol in Synthetic Seawater
    MRL Report, 10 October 2001

MRL-2000-

  1. D.H. Chang, J.P. Hornak
    Fingerprint Recognition through Circular Sampling
    Imaging Science and Technology, 44:560-564 (2000)

  2. J.P. Hornak
    Imaging the NMR Signal from Water in Topsoil - Interim Report #1
    MRL Report, 15 November 2001

MRL-1999-

  1. L.J. Schwartz, C.L. DeCiantis, S. Chapman, B.K. Kelley, J.P. Hornak
    Motions of Water, Decane, and AOT in Reverse Micelle Solutions
    Langmuir 15:5461-5466 (1999).

  2. J.P. Hornak
    Teaching NMR Using Online Textbooks
    Molecules 4:353-365 (1999).

MRL-1998-

  1. W. Windig, J.P. Hornak, B. Antalek
    Multivariate Image Analysis of Magnetic Resonance Images with the Direct Exponential Curve Resolution Algorithm (DECRA). Part 1: Algorithm and Model Study.
    J. Magn. Reson. 132:298-306 (1998).
  2. B. Antalek, J.P. Hornak, W. Windig
    Multivariate Image Analysis of Magnetic Resonance Images with the Direct Exponential Curve Resolution Algorithm (DECRA). Part 2: Application to Human Brain Images.
    J. Magn. Reson. 132:307-315 (1998).
MRL-1997-

  1. W.E. Prentice
    Segmentation of Patient Motion from other MRI System Instabilities
    MRL Report, October 1997
MRL-1996-

  1. W.J. Ryan
    Interface and Characterization of an LFESR Spectrometer
    MRL Report, 1 February 1996

  2. J.E. Roe
    A Multipurpose MRI Phantom Based on a Reverse Micelle Solution
    MRL Report, May 1996

  3. N.H. Narendranath
    Optimization of Slice Thickness in Multispectral MRI Tissue Classification of Brain Tissue.
    MRL Report, May 1996

  4. J.E. Roe, W.E. Prenttice, J.P. Hornak
    A Multipurpose MRI Phantom Based on a Reverse Micelle Solution
    Magn. Reson. Med. 35:136-141 (1996)
  5. J.E. Roe, D.D. Ramanan, J.P. Hornak, M. Kotlarchyk
    Application of Dense Microemulsions to Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
    Physica A 231:359-367 (1996).
  6. S.D. Szeglowski, J.P. Hornak, RIT
    Resonator for Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Wrist
    US Patent #5,542,424, August 1996
MRL-1995-

  1. J.E. Roe and Joseph P. Hornak
    A constant temperature sample container for use in magnetic resonance imaging.
    MRL Report, 5 July 1995

MRL-1994-

  1. X. Li
    Tissue Parameter Determination with MRI in the Presence of Imperfect Radiofrequency Pulses
    MRL Report, November 1994

MRL-1993-

  1. Y. Chen, E.R. Dougherty, S.M. Totterman, J.P. Hornak
    Classification of Trabecular Structure in Magnetic Resonance Images Based on Morphological Granulometries
    Magn. Reson. Med. 29:358-370 (1993).
  2. L.M. Fletcher, J.B. Barsotti, J.P. Hornak
    A Multispectral Analysis of Brain Tissues
    Magn. Reson. Med. 29:623-630, (1993).
  3. E. Szczepaniak, J.P. Hornak
    ESR Imaging Based on the Modulation Field Phase
    J. Magn. Reson. 104A:315-320 (1993).
  4. S.D. Szeglowski, J.P. Hornak
    Asymmetric Single-Turn Solenoid for MRI of the Wrist
    Magn. Reson. Med. 30:750-753 (1993).
  5. X. Li, J.P. Hornak
    Accurate Determination of T2 Images in MRI
    Imaging Science and Technology 38:154-157 (1993).
MRL-1992-

  1. J. Gong, J.P. Hornak
    A Fast T1 Algorithm
    J. Magn. Reson. Imag. 10:623-626 (1992)
  2. R.G. Bryant, J.P. Hornak, E.A. Marshall, University of Rochester
    Resonators for Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    US Patent #5,139,024, August 1992
MRL-1991-

  1. B.J. Antalek
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies of the Behavior of Fluids in Gelatin and other Porous Materials.
    MRL Report, February 1991
  2. J.P. Hornak, A. Blaakman, D. Rubens, S. Totterman
    Multispectral Image Segmentation of Breast Pathology
    SPIE Image Processing 1445:523-533 (1991)
  3. J.P. Hornak, M. Spacher, R.G. Bryant
    A Modular Low Frequency ESR Spectrometer
    Meas. Sci. Technol. 2:520-522 (1991)
  4. R.G. Bryant, J.P. Hornak, E.A. Marshall, University of Rochester
    Resonators for Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    US Patent #5,024,229, June 1991
MRL-1990-

  1. J.P. Hornak, A.C. Smith, J. Szumowski
    Relaxation Time Studies by CSI - Phantom Studies
    Magn. Reson. Med. 13:398-406 (1990)
MRL-1989-

  1. E.A. Marshall, J.J. Listinsky, T.L. Ceckler, J. Szumowski, R.G. Bryant, J.P. Hornak
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging Using a Ribbonator: Hand and Wrist
    Magn. Reson. Med. 9:369-378 (1989)
  2. D.S. Browne, P.E. Ellsworth, J.P. Hornak
    Teaching MRI Using Computer Animation
    J. Chem. Ed. 66:647-648 (1989)
  3. S. Totterman, S.L. Weiss, J. Szumowski, R.W. Katzberg, J.P. Hornak, H.M. Proskin, J. Eisen
    MR Fat Suppression Technique In The Evaluation Of Normal Structures Of The Knee
    J. Comput. Assist. Tomogr. 13:473-479 (1989)
MRL-1988-

  1. J.P. Hornak, J. Szumowski, R.G. Bryant
    Magnetic Field Mapping
    Magn. Reson. Med. 6:158-163 (1988)
  2. J.P. Hornak, E. Marshall, J. Szumowski, R.G. Bryant
    MRI of Extremities using Perforated Single Turn Solenoids
    Magn. Reson. Med. 7:442-448 (1988)
MRL-1987-

  1. J.P. Hornak, J. Szumowski, R.G. Bryant
    Elementary Single Turn Solenoids Used as the Transmitter and Receiver in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    J. Magn. Res. Imag. 5:233-237 (1987)

  2. T.L. Ceckler, R.G. Bryant, J.P. Hornak
    Noise Reduction in Wide Bore Magnets Using a Patient Cage
    Magn. Reson. Med. 5:173-174 (1987)

  3. J.P. Hornak, R.G. Bryant
    Radio Frequency Homogeneity
    Texas A. & M. University NMR Newsletter 350:40 (Nov. 1987)

MRL-1986-

  1. J.P. Hornak, J.H. Freed
    Spectral Rotation in Pulsed ESR Spectroscopy
    J. Magn. Reson. 67:501-518 (1986)

  2. J.P. Hornak, T.L. Ceckler, R.G. Bryant
    Phosphorous-31 NMR Spectroscopy Using a Loop-Gap Resonator
    J. Magn. Reson. 68:319-322 (1986)

  3. J.P. Hornak, J. Szumowski, D. Rubens, J. Janus, R.G. Bryant
    Breast MR Imaging With Loop-Gap Resonators
    Radiology 161:832-834 (1986)

 


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