Aaron Carrano
Michael J Saracen, Aaron W Carrano, Toby D Henderson: Robotic arm for patient positioning assembly. Accuray Incorporated, Lowenstein Sandler PC, April 17, 2012: US08160205 (19 worldwide citation)

A robotic patient positioning assembly including a patient treatment couch, and a robotic arm coupled to the patient treatment couch. The robotic arm is configured to move the patient treatment couch along five rotational degrees of freedom and one substantially vertical, linear degree of freedom.

Robert Senzig
David M Hoffman, James LeBlanc, John Tkaczyk, Robert F Senzig, Yanfeng Du: Direct conversion energy discriminating ct detector with over-ranging correction. Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group Sc, June 21, 2007: US20070140418-A1

A CT detector capable of energy discrimination and direct conversion is disclosed. The detector includes multiple layers of semiconductor material with the layers having varying thicknesses. The detector is constructed to be segmented in the x-ray penetration direction so as to optimize count rate p ...

Aaron Carrano
Aaron W Carrano, Gopinath Kuduvalli, Michael J Saracen, Mohan Boddulari: Imaging geometry. Accuray Blakely, January 4, 2007: US20070003007-A1

A system and method for stereoscopically imaging a patient at multiple locations in a radiation treatment system to enable the delivery of radiation treatments from multiple ranges of treatment angles without obstructing the imaging system or the radiation treatment.

Robert Senzig
Fazle Ali, Jiang Hsieh, Robert F Senzig, Steven C Davis, Shawn P Faessler: Computed tomography fluoroscopy system. Patrick W Rasche, Armstrong Teasdale, December 9, 2004: US20040247070-A1

A CT Fluoro system which, in one embodiment, includes an integrated controller, image reconstruction algorithms for increasing the speed of image display, and an enhanced image display, is described. The integrated controller enables the radiologist to maintain control of the system throughout the f ...

Ho Chung Peng, Nafus Kathleen, Yoshioka Kaz, Yamaguchi Richard: Method and system for drying a substrate. Tokyo Electron, Ho Chung Peng, Nafus Kathleen, Yoshioka Kaz, Yamaguchi Richard, MAIER Gregory J, March 17, 2005: WO/2005/024325 (387 worldwide citation)

A method and system is described for drying a thin film on a substrate following liquid immersion lithography. Drying the thin film to remove immersion fluid from the thin film is performed prior to baking the thin film, thereby reducing the likely hood for interaction of immersion fluid with the ba ...

David White, Taber H Smith: Characterization and verification for integrated circuit designs. Praesagus, Bingham McCutchen, February 6, 2007: US07174520 (264 worldwide citation)

Variations are characterized in feature dimensions of an integrated circuit that is to be fabricated in accordance with a design by a process that produces topographical variation in the integrated circuit, the variations in feature dimension being caused by the topographical variations. The process ...

Danny Rittman, Micha Oren: Photomask for eliminating antenna effects in an integrated circuit and integrated circuit manufacture with same. Toppan Photomasks, Baker Botts L, December 20, 2005: US06978437 (227 worldwide citation)

A photomask for eliminating antenna effects in an integrated circuit and integrated circuit manufactured with the photomask are disclosed. The photomask includes a substrate and a patterned layer formed on at least a portion of the substrate. The patterned layer may be formed using a mask pattern fi ...

Craig S Nunan: Mutileaf collimator for radiotherapy machines. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Gerald M Fisher, Kenneth L Warsh, September 19, 1989: US04868844 (213 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 ...

Keun Ho Lee, Chih Chang Chu: Gamma irradiation sterilizing of biomaterial medical devices or products, with improved degradation and mechanical properties. Cornell Research Foundation, January 16, 1996: US05485496 (176 worldwide citation)

Biomaterial medical devices or products, e.g., absorbable sutures or joint prostheses components, are gamma irradiation sterilized in the substantial absence of oxygen (e.g., vacuum treatment to 5.times.10.sup.-6 torr) while being maintained at a temperature about that of liquid nitrogen, with impro ...