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Otto Pastyr, Wolfgang Maier Borst: Contour collimator for radiation therapy. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, December 27, 1988: US04794629 (88 worldwide citation)

A contour collimator has diaphragm plates arranged in displaceable fashion relative to one another. Each diaphragm plate is individually engageable with an adjustment element shared by all of the diaphragm plates for displacing one diaphragm plate relative to the remaining diaphragm plates. An inter ...


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Michael Marash, Azriel Kadim: Irradiation treatment apparatus and method. P Cure, Simon Kahn, September 14, 2010: US07796730 (87 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 (87 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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Scott W Barton, Peter M Calandra: Angle dispersive x-ray spectrometer. Molecular Metrology, Choate Hall & Stewart, July 13, 1999: US05923720 (87 worldwide citation)

An x-ray spectrometer is provided comprising an X-ray source, a curved crystal monochromator which focuses a monochromatic x-ray beam onto a sample surface, the curved crystal monochromator comprising a shape which is substantially identical to a logarithmic spiral, and a position-sensitive x-ray de ...


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Kohei Kato, Hiroshi Akiyama, Masaki Yanagisawa: Multi-leaf collimator and medical system including accelerator. Hitachi, Crowell & Moring, August 16, 2005: US06931100 (86 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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Jörg Schultz, Johannes Wangler, Karl Heinz Schuster, Udo Dinger: Illumination system particularly for EUV lithography. Carl Zeiss Stiftung Trading Carl Zeiss, Ohlandt Greeley Ruggiero & Perle L, March 6, 2001: US06198793 (85 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns an illumination system for wavelengths ≦193 nm, particularly for EUV lithography, with at least one light source, which has an illumination A in a predetermined surface; at least one device for producing secondary light sources; at least one mirror or lens device comprising ...


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Akiko Kakiuchi legal representative, Kikuo Umegaki, Kazuo Hiramoto: Particle beam irradiation system. Hitachi, Dickstein Shapiro, November 28, 2006: US07141810 (84 worldwide citation)

A particle beam irradiation system which can increase an availability factor. An ion beam extracted from one proton beam linac is bent at 90 degrees by a switching magnet and is introduced to RI production equipment through a beam line. In the RI production equipment, a RI is produced using the intr ...


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Hiroshi Akiyama, Hiroshi Kubo, Kazuo Hiramoto: Charged particle beam irradiation equipment and control method thereof. Hitachi, Mattingly Stanger Malur & Brundidge P C, April 19, 2005: US06881970 (84 worldwide citation)

A power supply for applying a voltage to a scanning electromagnet for deflecting a charged particle beam has a first power supply unit having no filter and a second power supply unit having a filter. When an irradiation position of the charged particle beam in an irradiation object is moved, the fir ...


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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 (84 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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Edholm Paul, Jacobson Nils Bertil: Exposure compensating device for radiographic apparatus. Medinova, August 28, 1973: US3755672 (84 worldwide citation)

A device in radiographic apparatuses for compensating the variations in thickness, density and absorption properties in different parts of an object being radiographed so as to produce a more uniform average exposure of the radiographic recording medium and thereby a more uniform image contrast in a ...