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Yusuke Fujii, Hisataka Fujimaki, Kazuo Hiramoto: Charged particle irradiation system. Hitachi, Mattingly & Malur P C, November 23, 2010: US07838855 (83 worldwide citation)

A charged particle irradiation system that positions the beam at a target position to avoid irradiation of normal tissue includes an acceleration system 6 for extracting a charged particle beam, scanning magnets 24 and 25, and charged particle beam position monitors 26 and 27. On the basis of signal ...


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Koji Matsuda, Hiroshi Akiyama, Kazuo Hiramoto: Charged particle beam irradiation system and irradiation method thereof. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, July 11, 2000: US06087672 (82 worldwide citation)

A charged particle beam irradiation system includes a beam spreading device, a ridge filter, a range shifter, a collimator, and a bolus. Further, on a supporting plate in the ridge filter, a plurality of ridge components are arranged, and shielding elements are attached at the top parts of a part of ...


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Tatiana E Jewell, Donald L White: Resolution doubling lithography technique. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Wendy W Koba, August 7, 1990: US04947413 (82 worldwide citation)

A lithography system is disclosed which is capable of doubling the spatial frequency resolution associated with conventional systems. A spatial filter, positioned to intercept the Fraunhofer diffraction pattern of the mask being exposed, is configured to prevent certain orders of the diffraction pat ...


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David T Evans, Ellen M Proctor, Frank R Brion, Theodorus M Ceelen: Independent compression and positioning device for use in mammography. Xerox Corporation, J E Beck, T J Anderson, A W Karambelas, July 27, 1976: US03971950 (82 worldwide citation)

A mammographic compression and positioning device which is independent of the x-ray system utilized to produce images of an object being examined. A slide assembly is movable along a vertical post member which is adjustably secured to a base member. A compression paddle is coupled to the slide assem ...


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Leonid Shmaenok: Filter for extreme ultraviolet lithography. Stichting voor de Technische Wetenschappen, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L, March 19, 2002: US06359969 (79 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, suited, for example, for extreme ultraviolet lithography, includes a radiation source and a processing organ for processing the radiation from the radiation source. Between the radiation source and the processing organ a filter is placed which, in the radial direction from the radiatio ...


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Kohei Kato, Hiroshi Akiyama, Masaki Yanagisawa: Multi-leaf collimator and medical system including accelerator. Hitachi, Crowell & Moring, November 16, 2004: US06819743 (78 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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Troy W Barbee Jr, Stephen M Lane, Donald E Hoffman: High efficiency replicated x-ray optics and fabrication method. The Regents of the Unviersity of California, Alan H Thompson, L E Carnahan, August 21, 2001: US06278764 (78 worldwide citation)

Replicated x-ray optics are fabricated by sputter deposition of reflecting layers on a super-polished reusable mandrel. The reflecting layers are strengthened by a supporting multilayer that results in stronger stress-relieved reflecting surfaces that do not deform during separation from the mandrel ...


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Michael Marash, Azriel Kadim: Irradiation treatment apparatus and method. P Cure, Simon Kahn, September 14, 2010: US07796730 (77 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides an irradiation treatment apparatus having a generally vertical patient support surface; a patient securing mechanism arranged to secure a patient in a fixed relation to the patient support surface; a rotation platform secured at one end of the patient support surface ...


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Kohei Kato, Hiroshi Akiyama, Masaki Yanagisawa: Multi-leaf collimator and medical system including accelerator. Hitachi, Crowell & Moring, November 23, 2004: US06823045 (77 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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Sergei Putvinski, Vadim Volosov: Mass filtering sputtered ion source. Archimedes Technology Group, Nydegger & Associates, December 4, 2001: US06326627 (77 worldwide citation)

A device and method for separating ions uses electric and magnetic fields that are specifically configured and oriented in a vacuum chamber. Also, a central electrode that is made of the materials whose ions are to be separated is positioned in the chamber. Magnetic coils mounted on the chamber gene ...



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