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James R Wong, Chee Wai Cheng: Method for producing a range of therapeutic radiation energy levels. Ro Inventions I, Duane Morris, October 1, 2002: US06459762 (71 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method for producing a broad range of therapeutic radiation energy levels with a source of radiation that is operated to produce photons or particles at a first energy that are directed at a treatment site for a predetermined absorbed dose. The linear accelerator is ...


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Stephen E Sampayan, George J Caporaso, Hugh C Kirbie: Enhanced dielectric-wall linear accelerator. The United States of America represented by the Department of Energy, William C Daubenspeck, William R Moser, Paul A Gottlieb, September 22, 1998: US05811944 (70 worldwide citation)

A dielectric-wall linear accelerator is enhanced by a high-voltage, fast e-time switch that includes a pair of electrodes between which are laminated alternating layers of isolated conductors and insulators. A high voltage is placed between the electrodes sufficient to stress the voltage breakdown o ...


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George J Caporaso, Stephen E Sampayan, Hugh C Kirbie: Vacuum-surface flashover switch with cantilever conductors. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, William C Daubenspeck, Richard B Main, Virginia B Caress, August 21, 2001: US06278239 (69 worldwide citation)

A dielectric-wall linear accelerator is improved by a high-voltage, fast rise-time switch that includes a pair of electrodes between which are laminated alternating layers of isolated conductors and insulators. A high voltage is placed between the electrodes sufficient to stress the voltage breakdow ...


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George J Caporaso, Stephen E Sampayan, Hugh C Kirbie: Dielectric-wall linear accelerator with a high voltage fast rise time switch that includes a pair of electrodes between which are laminated alternating layers of isolated conductors and insulators. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, Robert B Main, William C Daubenspeck, William R Moser, October 13, 1998: US05821705 (66 worldwide citation)

A dielectric-wall linear accelerator is improved by a high-voltage, fast rise-time switch that includes a pair of electrodes between which are laminated alternating layers of isolated conductors and insulators. A high voltage is placed between the electrodes sufficient to stress the voltage breakdow ...


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Andrey Mishin, Russell G Schonberg: Hollow-beam microwave linear accelerator. Schonberg Research Corporation, Stanley Z Cole, William McClellan, September 22, 1998: US05811943 (64 worldwide citation)

A linear accelerator for charged particles includes a plurality of accelerating stages in a linear arrangement along a central axis. Each accelerating stage has at least one passageway radially spaced from the central axis for transmitting a beam of charged particles. Electromagnetic wave energy is ...


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Kirk Joseph Bertsche: Variable energy linear accelerator. Siemens Medical Solutions USA, June 18, 2002: US06407505 (64 worldwide citation)

A device for use in a linear accelerator operable to accelerate charged particles along a beam axis. The device includes a first end section, a second end section, and a transition section interposed between the first and second end sections. The sections are coupled together to form a plurality of ...


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Frederic A Gibbs Jr: Device and method for precision macular irradiator. University of Utah Research Foundation, TraskBritt, October 9, 2001: US06299054 (62 worldwide citation)

A device for precision X-irradiation of the macular region of the retina of a patient's eye has a mounting plate mounted to a linear accelerator collimator. A housing extends from the mounting plate, and a secondary collimator is positioned in the housing. An elongate aperture extends through t ...


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Robert W Hamm: Variable frequency RFQ linear accelerator. AccSys Technology, Francis H Lewis, December 8, 1987: US04712042 (59 worldwide citation)

A variable frequency RFQ linear accelerator has a sequence of variable inductance coils connected at intervals along the electrode vanes, such that each coil together with the corresponding section of the vanes forms an LC resonant circuit having a resonant frequency equal to the operating frequency ...


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Paul Bjorkholm: Radiation sources and compact radiation scanning systems. Varian Medical Systems Technologies, Brandon N Sklar, Kaye Scholer, January 9, 2007: US07162005 (54 worldwide citation)

An X-ray source is disclosed comprising a source of high energy electrons that travel along a longitudinal path. Target material lies along the longitudinal path and X-ray radiation is generated due to impact of the high energy electrons with the target. Shielding material is provided around at leas ...



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