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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 (31 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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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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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 (29 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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Jun Ikebe: System for stereotactic radiotherapy with a computerized tomographic scanning system. John T Roberts, July 12, 1994: US05329567 (29 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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Hiroyuki Fujita, Akira Hirakimoto: Radio frequency linear accelerator control system. Shimadzu Corporation, Koda and Androlia, February 12, 1991: US04992744 (28 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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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 (26 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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John H Broadhurst: Linear particle accelerator with seal structure between electrodes and insulators. Sysmed, Herman H Bains, November 7, 1989: US04879518 (25 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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Stanley O Schriber: Double pass linear accelerator operating in a standing wave mode. Atomic Energy of Canada, Edward Rymek, February 1, 1977: US04006422 (25 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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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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David A Brown, David J Hepworth: Multiple beam linear accelerator system. Mevex Corporation, L Anne Kinsman, Borden Ladner Gervais, January 18, 2005: US06844689 (25 worldwide citation)

A multiple beam linear accelerator system and method where two or more accelerator waveguides are driven by a single high power microwave source. A single RF power system is multiplexed to drive the plurality of accelerator waveguides. Each accelerator waveguide is addressed at a different RF freque ...



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