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Eric R Cosman: Rectilinear linac phantom pointer system. Richard J Birch, August 11, 1998: US05792146 (39 worldwide citation)

This patent relates to instrumentation for confirming the position of a target, frequently in the head, at the isocenter of a linear accelerator or other beam delivery system. Typically, the anatomical target is determined by CT, NMR, angiographic, X-ray, or other imaging means. The position of the ...


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Eiji Tanabe, Victor A Vaguine: Variable energy standing wave linear accelerator structure. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Leon F Herbert, Edward H Berkowitz, August 25, 1981: US04286192 (39 worldwide citation)

Variable energy selection is accomplished in a side cavity coupled standing wave linear accelerator by shifting the phase of the field in a selected side coupling cavity by .pi. radians where such side coupling cavity is disposed intermediate groups of accelerating cavities. For an average accelerat ...


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Russell G Schonberg, Ronald E Haynes, Stephen E Haynes, Mary L M Pollaczek, Jerome M Vaeth: Intraoperative electron beam therapy system and facility. Intraop, Stanley Z Cole, June 14, 1994: US05321271 (38 worldwide citation)

An electron beam therapy system and a facility for using an electron beam therapy system. In the preferred embodiment, the electron beam therapy system comprises a linear accelerator, microwave source, and associated electronics disposed in a housing. The housing is mounted on a positioning means su ...


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Andrey Mishin, Russell G Schonberg, Hank DeRuyter: Microwave power control apparatus for linear accelerator using hybrid junctions. Intraop Medical, Stanley Z Cole, William McClellan, August 26, 1997: US05661377 (37 worldwide citation)

A control apparatus for controlling RF power supplied to first and second loads is provided. The control apparatus includes a first symmetric hybrid junction having a first port for receiving input RF power, a second port coupled to the first load and a third port coupled to a dummy load. The contro ...


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Ali E Dabiri, William K Hagan: Radioisotope production facility for use with positron emission tomography. Science Applications International Corporation, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, August 6, 1991: US05037602 (34 worldwide citation)

A radioisotope production facility (12) produces radioisotopes having application to Positron Emission Tomography. The radioisotopes produced include .sup.18 F, .sup.13 N, .sup.15 O, and .sup.11 C, and are produced by irradiating a selected target material (40) with a high energy .sup.3 He.sup.++ be ...


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Kenneth Whitham: Standing wave linear accelerator having non-resonant side cavity. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Kenneth L Warsh, December 16, 1986: US04629938 (34 worldwide citation)

A linear accelerator includes cascaded standing wave main cavities with approximately the same resonant frequency and plural side cavities. A charged particle beam travels longitudinally through the main cavities. An electromagnetic wave excites the cavities with a frequency that is approximately th ...


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Joseph McKeown, Stuart T Craig, Norbert H Drewell, Jean Pierre Labrie, Court B Lawrence, Victor A Mason, James Ungrin, Bryan F White: Electron beam current measuring device. Atomic Energy of Canada, Hayes Soloway Hennessey Grossman & Hage, September 19, 1995: US05451794 (33 worldwide citation)

An electron linear accelerator for use in industrial material processing, comprises an elongated, resonant, electron accelerator structure defining a linear electron flow path and having an electron injection end and an electron exit end, an electron gun at the injection end for producing and delive ...


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McIntyre Raymond D: Transmission ion chamber. Varian Associated, Cole Stanley Z, Morrissey John J, December 3, 1974: US3852610 (33 worldwide citation)

A linear particle accelerator having detection apparatus for detecting the presence of and correcting for beam misalignment. The linear accelerator includes a charged particle accelerator system and deflection coils for changing both the positional and angular displacement of a charged particle beam ...


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Tyrone L Hardy, Laura R D Brynildson: Laser measuring apparatus and method for radiosurgery/stereotactic radiotherapy alignment. Medical Instrumentation and Diagnostics, Fish & Richardson P C, September 3, 1996: US05553112 (31 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for aligning a radiosurgery/stereotactic radiotherapy system. The system includes a linear accelerator, including a gantry and a collimator, a couch, and a stereotactic reference system mounted on the couch. The apparatus includes a laser measuring device mounted on the gantr ...


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Phillip A Sprangle, Antonio Ting, Eric H Esarey, Amnon Fisher, Gerard Mourou, Ravindra Sudan: Laser synchrotron source (LSS). The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Thomas E McDonnell, Charles J Stockstill, October 4, 1994: US05353291 (30 worldwide citation)

The laser synchrotron source (LSS) utilizes a high peak power or high average power laser to generate within a vacuum chamber a laser beam travelling in one direction to interact with an electron beam traveling in an opposite direction in order to generate high-power x-rays. A ring resonator formed ...



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