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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: Industrial material processing electron linear accelerator. Atomic Energy of Canada, Hayes Soloway Hennessey Grossman & Hage, July 18, 1995: US05434420 (28 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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George J Caporaso, Stephen E Sampayan, Hugh C Kirbie: Compact accelerator. The Regents of the University of California, James S Tak, February 6, 2007: US07173385 (28 worldwide citation)

A compact linear accelerator having at least one strip-shaped Blumlein module which guides a propagating wavefront between first and second ends and controls the output pulse at the second end. Each Blumlein module has first, second, and third planar conductor strips, with a first dielectric strip b ...


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Jun Ikebe: System for stereotactic radiotherapy with a computerized tomographic scanning system. John T Roberts, July 12, 1994: US05329567 (27 worldwide citation)

A linear accelerator having an X-ray head for emanating X-rays and a CT scanner are provided opposite to each other. The X-ray head is provided to be rotated about a horizontal axis, and such that the X-rays intersect the horizontal axis at an isocenter. A treatment couch is movably mounted on a bas ...


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George J Caporaso, Yu Jiuan Chen, Steven A Hawkins, Stephen E Sampayan, Arthur C Paul: Compact accelerator for medical therapy. Lawrence Livermore National Security, James S Tak, May 4, 2010: US07710051 (25 worldwide citation)

A compact accelerator system having an integrated particle generator-linear accelerator with a compact, small-scale construction capable of producing an energetic (˜70-250 MeV) proton beam or other nuclei and transporting the beam direction to a medical therapy patient without the need for bending m ...


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Lawrence A Rich: Flexible automated specification testing for quality checks. Siemens Medical Systems, March 13, 2001: US06200025 (25 worldwide citation)

A system and method for maintaining a network of multiple radiation devices, such as linear accelerator radiation therapy devices. Automated specification testing and checking of the network of radiation therapy devices facilitates integrated analysis of collected information and system calibration. ...


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Hiroyuki Fujita, Akira Hirakimoto: Radio frequency linear accelerator control system. Shimadzu Corporation, Koda and Androlia, February 12, 1991: US04992744 (25 worldwide citation)

A control system for controlling a radio frequency resonant cavity type linear accelerator so as to be power-supplied always at a resonance frequency of a resonat cavity constituting the accelerator. The system consists essentially of a signal pick-up coil inserted in the resonat cavity, a voltage-c ...


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Norman H Horwitz: Laser alignment fixture. William Beaumont Hospital, Cullen Sloman Cantor Grauer Scott & Rutherford, September 16, 1980: US04223227 (25 worldwide citation)

In conjunction with a linear accelerator or a cobalt-60 teletherapy machine disposed in a room having a head mounted for rotation about a horizontal epicenter axis, and wherein the head is adapted to direct a high energy beam at right angles to and intersecting said axis at an isocenter, there is pr ...


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Victor A Vaguine: Standing-wave linear accelerator. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Leon F Herbert, John J Morrissey, May 17, 1977: US04024426 (24 worldwide citation)

A standing-wave linear charged particle accelerator is disclosed which comprises a plurality of interlaced substructures, with each substructure having a plurality of accelerating cavities disposed along the particle beam path and having side cavities disposed away from the beam path for electromagn ...


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Stanley O Schriber: Double pass linear accelerator operating in a standing wave mode. Atomic Energy of Canada, Edward Rymek, February 1, 1977: US04006422 (24 worldwide citation)

A double pass linear accelerator which is used in a radiation therapy unit to provide electron radiation or photon bremsstrahlung radiation when combined with an appropriate target. The accelerator operates in a standing wave mode and includes an accelerating section, a charged particle source and i ...


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John H Broadhurst: Linear particle accelerator with seal structure between electrodes and insulators. Sysmed, Herman H Bains, November 7, 1989: US04879518 (24 worldwide citation)

An electrostatic linear accelerator includes an electrode stack comprised of primary electrodes formed or Kovar and supported by annular glass insulators having the same thermal expansion rate as the electrodes. Each glass insulator is provided with a pair of fused-in Kovar ring inserts which are bo ...



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