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Peter E Oettinger, Chunghsin Lee: Laser stimulated high current density photoelectron generator and method of manufacture. Thermo Electron Corporation, Herbert E Messenger, July 17, 1984: US04460831 (141 worldwide citation)

An electron beam generator particularly adapted for direct-write semiconductor lithography applications is disclosed which includes a photoemissive cathode, a modulable laser for illuminating the photoemissive cathode, and light optics to create an optical pattern on the cathode. The photoemissive c ...


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David Cheng, Wesley W Zhang: System and method for detecting the center of an integrated circuit wafer. Applied Materials, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, April 4, 1989: US04819167 (139 worldwide citation)

A system and method for determining the precise location of a moving object such as a semiconductor wafer relative to a destination position, using an array of optical sensors positioned along an axis generally transverse to the path of movement of the wafer. The sensor trigger points along the path ...


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Hisashi Harada: Irradiation apparatus and irradiation method. Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, Leydig Voit & Mayer, January 10, 2006: US06984835 (133 worldwide citation)

An irradiation apparatus has a large irradiation field and is capable of ensuring the uniformity of a dose distribution without strengthening the performance of an irradiation field enlarging device. The irradiation apparatus includes a beam interruption part for performing a plurality of irradiatio ...


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John H Hughes: Alignment system and method for intra-operative radiation therapy. Siemens Medical Systems, April 28, 1998: US05745545 (131 worldwide citation)

A system and method for applying radiation therapy include utilizing a radiation applicator that is spaced apart from and mechanically independent of a radiation source. An array of targets is affixed to the radiation applicator and cameras image the targets to determine coordinates that are compare ...


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Koji Matsuda, Takahide Nakayama: Particle beam irradiation system. Hitachi, Dickstein Shapiro, November 27, 2007: US07301162 (128 worldwide citation)

A particle beam irradiation system capable of ensuring a more uniform dose distribution at an irradiation object even when a certain time is required from output of a beam extraction stop signal to the time when extraction of a charged particle beam from an accelerator is actually stopped. The parti ...


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Martin Annis: Reduced mass flying spot scanner having arcuate scanning lines. American Science and Engineering, Pollock Vande Sande & Priddy, June 29, 1993: US05224144 (127 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for creating image information for objects inspect with penetrating radiation which utilizes a flying spot scanner of reduced mass. Objects are scanned with penetrating radiation along curved scan lines. The flying spot scanner which effects such scanning has a stationary abso ...


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Edward D Kingsley, Satish Agrawal: Photoluminescent objects. PERFORMANCE INDICATOR, Cantor Colburn, June 16, 2015: US09057021 (126 worldwide citation)

An object comprising a low rare earth mineral photoluminescent structure incorporated onto or into one or more portions of the object, the object being a photoluminescent object is disclosed. Further disclosed is a method for fabricating the object. An object comprising a low rare earth mineral phot ...


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Robert A Hoffman, William J Treytl: Particle analyzer with spatially split wavelength filter. Becton Dickinson and Company, Allen W Wark, June 18, 1996: US05528045 (125 worldwide citation)

A fluorescence particle analyzer includes a flow tube through which particles marked with different fluorochromes pass from a first location to a second location. Emissions from the first and second locations are respectively imaged at respective first and second filter elements so that emissions th ...


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Natale M Ceglio, David A Markle: Maskless, reticle-free, lithography. The Regents of the University of California, Ultratech Stepper, Henry P Sartorio, November 25, 1997: US05691541 (121 worldwide citation)

A lithography system in which the mask or reticle, which usually carries the pattern to be printed onto a substrate, is replaced by a programmable array of binary (i.e. on/off) light valves or switches which can be programmed to replicate a portion of the pattern each time an illuminating light sour ...


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Verard Laurent, Hunter Mark W, Bzostek Andrew: Navigation system for cardiac therapies. Surgical Navigation Tech, February 9, 2005: EP1504713-A1 (120 worldwide citation)

An image guided navigation system for navigating a region of a patient includes an imaging device, a tracking device, a controller, and a display. The imaging device generates images of the region of a patient. The tracking device tracks the location of the instrument in a region of the patient. The ...



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