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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 (33 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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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 (33 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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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 (32 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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Hiroyuki Fujita, Akira Hirakimoto: Radio frequency linear accelerator control system. Shimadzu Corporation, Koda and Androlia, February 12, 1991: US04992744 (32 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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Jun Ikebe: System for stereotactic radiotherapy with a computerized tomographic scanning system. John T Roberts, July 12, 1994: US05329567 (30 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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Lawrence A Rich: Flexible automated specification testing for quality checks. Siemens Medical Systems, March 13, 2001: US06200025 (29 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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Alexander Bechthold, Ulrich Ratzinger, Alwin Schempp, Bernhard Schlitt: Apparatus for pre-acceleration of ion beams used in a heavy ion beam application system. Gesellschaft fuer Schwerionenforschung mbH, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, Ronald R Santucci, November 21, 2006: US07138771 (29 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an apparatus for pre-acceleration of ions and optimized matching of beam parameters used in a heavy ion application comprising a radio frequency quadruple accelerator (RFQ) having two mini-vane pairs supported by a plurality of alternating stems accelerating the ions ...


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Apparatus for directing ionising radiation in the form of or produced by beams from particle accelerators. Varian Associates, May 6, 1964: GB957342-A (28 worldwide citation)

957,342. Linear particle accelerators; X-ray tubes. VARIAN ASSOCIATES. July 27, 1961 [Aug. 1, 1960], No. 27305/61. Heading HID. [Also in Division H5] A beam of accelerated particles for direct irradiation of an object or for producing X-rays for irradiating the object, is bent through 90 degrees and ...


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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 (27 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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Victor A Vaguine: Standing-wave linear accelerator. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Leon F Herbert, John J Morrissey, May 17, 1977: US04024426 (26 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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