Robert Gibson: Energy interlock system for a linear accelerator. Siemens Medical Laboratories, Spellman Joel and Pelton, July 27, 1982: US04342060 (26 worldwide citation)

The energy interlock system contains a measuring device, a discriminator and a switch. The measuring device determines the level of the particle beam pulses which are emitted by the accelerator. For this purpose it contains a target which is exposed to the particle beam pulses. The discriminator det ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Russell G Schonberg, Jerome M Vaeth, Mary L M Pollaczek, Ronald E Haynes, Stephen E Haynes: Intraoperative electron beam therapy system and facility. Intraop, Stanley Z Cole, May 23, 1995: US05418372 (25 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 ...

Michiro Sugitani, Hiroyuki Kariya, Mitsukuni Tsukihara, Kenji Sawada: Method and system for optimizing linac operational parameters. Axcelis Technologies, John A Kastelic, June 5, 2001: US06242747 (24 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided for controlling the operational parameters of a radio frequency (RF) linear accelerator (linac) (

Volker A W Stieber: Wobbling device for a charged particle accelerator. Siemens Medical Laboratories, Spellman Joel and Pelton, October 6, 1981: US04293772 (24 worldwide citation)

A charged particle accelerator has an accelerator chamber in the interior of which a narrow beam of charged particles is accelerated. The particle beam is directed to a discharge window for discharging the particles therethrough. A device is provided for wobbling the beam of particles before the par ...

Ikebe Jun: System for stereotactic radiotherapy with a computerized tomographic scanning system.. Ikebe Jun, September 29, 1993: EP0562585-A2 (24 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 ...

Xiaodong Ding, Kenneth Whitham: Low dark current linear accelerator. Siemens Medical Solutions USA, July 15, 2003: US06593696 (24 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and apparatus for providing reduced dark current in a linear accelerator includes a cavity having an input aperture and an output aperture, and a particle source coupled to the input aperture, the input aperture having a radius greater than a radius of the output aperture.