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A radiotherapy apparatus comprising an irradiation head having a linear accelerator and an intra-head waveguide unit whose one end portion is electromagnetically connected to the linear accelerator, a supporting moving mechanism which supports and moves the irradiation head on predetermined first spherical coordinates, a microwave oscillator which generates microwaves to be supplied to the irradiation head, and which is placed in a stationary position, a fixed waveguide unit having one end portion electromagnetically connected to the microwave oscillator, and the other end portion positioned on the supporting moving mechanism, and a moving waveguide unit having one end portion electromagnetically connected to the other end portion of the fixed waveguide unit positioned on the supporting moving mechanism.

Title
Radiotherapy apparatus
Application Number
10/762358
Publication Number
6977987 (B2)
Application Date
January 23, 2004
Publication Date
December 20, 2005
Inventor
Kazumasa Mihara
Hiroshima-ken
JP
Ikuo Wakamoto
Hiroshima-ken
JP
Yuichiro Kamino
Aichi-ken
JP
Ichiro Yamashita
Hiroshima-ken
JP
Agent
Armstrong Kratz Quintos Hanson & Brooks
Assignee
Mitsubishi Heavy
JP
IPC
A61N 005/10
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