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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 (237 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 (164 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 (149 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 (127 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, June 26, 2001: US06252929 (112 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, May 11, 1999: US05903623 (112 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 (109 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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Emil J Hlinsky, Stephen W Simek: Automatic container securement device with a spring biased, cam surfaced head. MacLean Fogg Company, Mason Kolehmainen Rathburn & Wyss, December 2, 1986: US04626155 (91 worldwide citation)

A device for automatically securing a cargo container to a support such as a deck of a vehicle or a second container with which the first container is to be stacked. The device includes a base having a projecting shear block received in the locking opening of the container. A head rotates between an ...


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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 (87 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 (84 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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