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Robert A Armistead: Single beam photoneutron probe and X-ray imaging system for contraband detection and identification. Advanced Research and Applications Corporation, Thomas Schneck, November 17, 1998: US05838759 (225 worldwide citation)

An inspection system for detecting contraband in cargo containers, vehicles, rail cars, etc. having an X-ray source and X-ray imaging capability. A cargo container or vehicle is scanned with the beam to look for possible target objects, such as contraband. If the X-ray image shows the existence of t ...


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Roderick Swift, Andrew Tybinkowski: Mobile X-ray inspection system for large objects. American Science and Engineering, Bromberg & Sunstein, June 9, 1998: US05764683 (153 worldwide citation)

A device for inspecting a cargo container such as a motor vehicle or freight pallet, with penetrating radiation. A source of penetrating radiation is mounted on a moveable bed, thereby allowing a beam of penetrating radiation to sweep the large container. At least one detector is also mounted on the ...


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Roderick Swift, Andrew Tybinkowski: Mobile X-ray inspection system for large objects. American Science & Engineering, Bromberg & Sunstein, September 18, 2001: US06292533 (138 worldwide citation)

A device for inspecting a cargo container such as a motor vehicle or freight pallet, with penetrating radiation. A source of penetrating radiation is mounted on a moveable bed, thereby allowing a beam of penetrating radiation to sweep the large container. At least one detector is also mounted on the ...


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Victor V Verbinski, Kenneth H Valentine, Eric Ackermann, Victor J Orphan, Jeff Adams: Density detection using real time discrete photon counting for fast moving targets. Science Applications International Corporation, George T Marcou, Kilpatrick Stockton, January 14, 2003: US06507025 (118 worldwide citation)

A system for detecting and graphically displaying a contents of a fast-moving target object comprises: a radiation source, having a position such that at least a portion of radiation emitted from the radiation source passes through the fast-moving target object, the fast-moving target object having ...


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Roderick Swift, Andrew Tybinkowski: Mobile X-ray inspection system for large objects. American Science & Engineering, Bromberg & Sunstein, May 11, 1999: US05903623 (103 worldwide citation)

A device for inspecting a cargo container such as a motor vehicle or freight pallet, with penetrating radiation. A source of penetrating radiation is mounted on a moveable bed, thereby allowing a beam of penetrating radiation to sweep the large container. At least one detector is also mounted on the ...


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Roderick Swift, Andrew Tybinkowski: Mobile x-ray inspection system for large objects. American Science & Engineering, Bromberg & Sunstein, June 26, 2001: US06252929 (102 worldwide citation)

A device for inspecting a cargo container such as a motor vehicle or freight pallet, with penetrating radiation. A source of penetrating radiation is mounted on a moveable bed, thereby allowing a beam of penetrating radiation to sweep the large container. At least one detector is also mounted on the ...


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Peter Eiler: X-ray device for checking the contents of closed cargo carriers. Collard & Roe P C, May 2, 2000: US06058158 (100 worldwide citation)

An x-ray examination device for checking the contents of closed cargo carriers having two steerable single-track carriages disposed parallel to each other, wherein the carriages each support a vertical column. The free ends of the columns are connected to each other by means of a yoke spanning the s ...


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Louis C Cornick Jr: Container contents verification. CCVS, Pillsbury Winthrop, Intellectual Property, April 9, 2002: US06370222 (80 worldwide citation)

A method and system for verifying the contents of a cargo container includes acquiring at least one image of the cargo container and of the contents of the cargo container, the image being one of a backscatter X-ray image of the cargo container, and a transmission X-ray image of the cargo container. ...


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Richard T Bernardi, John F Moore: High energy X-ray mobile cargo inspection system with penumbra collimator. Bio Imaging Research, Welsh & Katz, August 31, 2004: US06785357 (77 worldwide citation)

A non-invasive method and apparatus are described for inspecting a cargo container. The method includes the steps of disposing an X-ray source and an X-ray detector on opposing ends of a rotatable boom, rotating the boom in a horizontal plane so that the X-ray source and X-ray detector straddle the ...


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Paul H Willms, James H Stanley: Detection and identification of threats hidden inside cargo shipments. Erudite Holding, Boris G Tankhilevich, December 19, 2006: US07151447 (73 worldwide citation)

A method for identifying at least one threat to the homeland security. Each threat is either hidden inside at least one cargo container before transit, or is placed inside at least one cargo container while in transit. Each threat while interacting with its surrounding generates a unique threat sign ...



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