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Robert S Codrington: Catheter for use with NMR imaging systems. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Edward H Berkowitz, February 25, 1986: US04572198 (261 worldwide citation)

A magnetic resonance catheter system combining with a magnetic resonance imaging device, a catheter including a coil winding for exciting a weak magnetic field at the tip of the catheter. The location of the catheter tip is thereby obtained in cooperation with the magnetic resonance imager.


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Lawrence R Stark, Frederick Turner: Modular wafer transport and processing system. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Gerald M Fisher, Peter J Sgarbossa, April 17, 1990: US04917556 (232 worldwide citation)

A modular wafer processing machine is provided which is based on interconnected handling units having wafer handling arms. Each unit can pass a wafer to another unit in the same vacuum environment to a processing module.


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Craig S Nunan: X-ray and electron radiotherapy clinical treatment machine. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Gerald M Fisher, Kenneth L Warsh, February 16, 1988: US04726046 (186 worldwide citation)

A radiotherapy machine includes a microwave powered accelerator to produce an energetic beam of charged particles, bending and focussing magnets to parallel scan the beam in a plane and collimators to make the resulting parallel scanned beam into paraxial rays of charged particles or X-rays. The bea ...


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Craig S Nunan: Mutileaf collimator for radiotherapy machines. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Gerald M Fisher, Kenneth L Warsh, September 19, 1989: US04868844 (185 worldwide citation)

In a radiation therapy machine it is desirable to produce irregular radiation field shapes in order to shield critical organs not invaded by the tumor. A multileaf collimator is formed of a multiplicity of heavy metal bar leaves driven relative to frames which are driven relative to jaws of a rectan ...


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Richard J Hertel, Adrian C Delforge, Eric L Mears, Edward D MacIntosh, Robert E Jennings, Akhil Bhargava: Wafer transfer system. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Terrence E Dooher, June 6, 1989: US04836733 (130 worldwide citation)

Wafer transfer apparatus for horizontal transfer of a wafer between a cassette and an input station of a vacuum processing system includes a wafer transfer arm with a primary section linked to a secondary section so as to move a wafer in a straight line to a location and orientation station and then ...


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Craig S Nunan: Multileaf collimator and compensator for radiotherapy machines. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Peter J Sgarbossa, Kenneth L Warsh, September 19, 1989: US04868843 (128 worldwide citation)

In a radiation therapy machine it is desirable to produce irregular radiation field shapes in order to shield critical organs not invaded by the tumor. A system is provided using a multileaf collimator formed of a multiplicity of heavy metal bar leaves driven relative to a pair of frames which are d ...


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Lawrence W James: Solar cells employing stacked opposite conductivity layers. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Robert K Stoddard, Richard B Nelson, April 12, 1977: US04017332 (122 worldwide citation)

A cell for converting received light energy to electrical energy comprises, in the simplest embodiment, four layers of differing types of semiconductive material stacked so as to form three opposite conductivity junctions. The outer two, "active", junctions are formed of confronting layers with matc ...


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Stanley A Stone: Autosampler. Varian Associates Scientific Systems, Stanley Z Cole, Gerald M Fisher, David Schnapf, December 22, 1987: US04713974 (113 worldwide citation)

An improved microprocessor-controlled autosampler for use in liquid chromatography is shown. The autosampler is fully programmable by the operator and capable of performing complex sample preparation routines. A spring-loaded sample needle is employed to ensure that the needle makes contact with the ...


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Richard J Hertel, Edward D MacIntosh: Wafer transfer system. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, William R McClellan, May 22, 1984: US04449885 (113 worldwide citation)

A system for the automated transfer of semiconductor wafers between a cassette and a wafer processing chamber. Included in the system are a cassette conveyor assembly, a wafer transfer assembly and a wafer handling assembly associated with the entrance to the processing chamber. Wafers of any standa ...


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George L Coad, R Howard Shaw, Martin A Hutchinson: Wafer transfer system. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Peter J Sgarbossa, January 19, 1982: US04311427 (110 worldwide citation)

A system for the automated handling and transfer of wafers individually and repetitively to and between processing stations and cassettes. A track-like conveyor engages a cassette holding a plurality of wafers in vertically facing alignment, to move same horizontally past a loading station of a proc ...



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