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Gerhard Donges, Thomas Herwig, Cornelius Koch, Georg Geus: X-ray scanner. Heimann, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, April 5, 1988: US04736401 (118 worldwide citation)

An X-ray scanner for examining objects moved through an X-ray beam on a conveyor has a detector array disposed at the opposite side of the conveyor from the X-ray source and a pulse generator connected to the motor which drives the conveyor for generating a pulse trail dependent on the speed of the ...


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Steven A Johnson: Multiple-phase flowmeter and materials analysis apparatus and method. J Winslow Young, H Ross Workman, Rick D Nydegger, October 14, 1980: US04228353 (117 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for elemental analysis and non-invasive measurement of the mass flow rate and/or density distribution of a multiple-phase system. The apparatus includes at least two X-ray sources, transmission detectors for the X-ray sources, fluorescence detectors, and collimators all of wh ...


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Louis N Koppel: X-ray thickness gauge. Oryx Instruments and Materials, Thomas Schneck, April 8, 1997: US05619548 (116 worldwide citation)

A monochromator positioned in the path of a plurality of X-rays to simultaneously impinge the plurality of X-rays onto a thin-film at various angles of incidence, typically greater than a critical angle .psi..sub.c. The monochromator may be cylindrically or toroidally shaped, defining two focal area ...


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Stefan Vilsmeier, Michael Bertram, Joseph Doyle, Ueli Graf: Blade collimator for radiation therapy. Brainlab Med Computersysteme, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, March 30, 1999: US05889834 (112 worldwide citation)

The accuracy of radiation therapy is enhanced with the blade collimator of the claimed invention. Particularly, this collimator includes a support device for supporting at least two sets of radiation attenuating blades in a single plane or layer. The blades are reciprocally movable within this suppo ...


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Kohei Kato, Hiroshi Akiyama, Masaki Yanagisawa: Multi-leaf collimator and medical system including accelerator. Hitachi, Crowell & Moring, September 14, 2004: US06792078 (111 worldwide citation)

The invention is intended to shorten a positioning time required for forming an irradiation area with high accuracy using a number of leaf plates, and to reduce physical and mental burdens imposed on patients. A multi-leaf collimator comprises leaf plate driving body each including a plurality of mo ...


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Lester D Boeh, James Clayton, Marcel R Marc, Armin Langenegger: Treatment of patient tumors by charged particle therapy. Varian Medical Systems, Houst Consulting, November 16, 2010: US07834336 (110 worldwide citation)

A method of irradiating a target in a subject using charged particle therapy includes the steps of positioning a subject on a supporting device, positioning a delivery device adapted to deliver charged particles, and delivering charged particles to a target in the subject wherein the delivery device ...


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Sassan Tarahomi, Zachary Seguin: Luminescent, ultraviolet protected automotive interior members. International Automotive Components Group North America, Grossman Tucker Perreault & Pfleger PLLC, November 17, 2015: US09187034 (105 worldwide citation)

A component of a motor vehicle comprising a photoluminescent interior member formed of a plastic composition, wherein the plastic composition comprises at least one polymer and a plurality of additives comprising at least one photoluminescent material and at least a first ultraviolet protector, wher ...


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Alan Sliski, Kenneth Gall: Programmable radio frequency waveform generator for a synchrocyclotron. Still River Systems, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, July 22, 2008: US07402963 (105 worldwide citation)

A synchrocyclotron comprises a resonant circuit that includes electrodes having a gap therebetween across the magnetic field. An oscillating voltage input, having a variable amplitude and frequency determined by a programmable digital waveform generator generates an oscillating electric field across ...


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Stanley Woodrow Johnsen: Multi-leaf collimator with leaves formed of different materials. Varian Medical Systems Technologies, July 8, 2008: US07397901 (105 worldwide citation)

A multi-leaf collimator includes a number of independently adjustable leaves. Adjacent leaves overlap to prevent an incident beam of radiation from passing through a gap between them. The overlapping portions of the leaves are made of a first material, while the non-overlapping portions of the leave ...


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Stanley Woodrow Johnsen: Multi-leaf collimator with leaves formed of different materials. Varian Medical Systems, June 30, 2009: US07555103 (104 worldwide citation)

A multi-leaf collimator includes a number of independently adjustable leaves. Adjacent leaves overlap to prevent an incident beam of radiation from passing through a gap between them. The overlapping portions of the leaves are made of a first material, while the non-overlapping portions of the leave ...