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 ...

David A Brown, David J Hepworth: Multiple beam linear accelerator system. Mevex Corporation, L Anne Kinsman, Borden Ladner Gervais, January 18, 2005: US06844689 (23 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 ...

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 (23 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 ...

Apparatus for directing ionising radiation in the form of or produced by beams from particle accelerators. Varian Associates, May 6, 1964: GB957342-A (23 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 ...

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 (22 worldwide citation)

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

Donald A Swenson, William J Hoffert: Close-coupled RF power systems for linacs. Science Applications International Corporation, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, January 28, 1992: US05084682 (22 worldwide citation)

A close-coupled rf power system provides high peak rf power for a linear accelerator, or "linac", and other charged particle systems. The linac operates in a vacuum housing. Low level rf power is coupled inside of the vacuum housing by a conventional rf feedthrough connector. An input resonator cavi ...

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 (22 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 ...

George Gutman: X-ray system with implantable needle for treatment of cancer. Brooks & Kushman P C, June 17, 2003: US06580940 (22 worldwide citation)

An x-ray system for treatment cancer by delivering x-ray radiation directly to a desired region of tissue comprising an x-ray source with directed narrow space distribution of x-rays (linear accelerator), conditioning optics which direct and monochromotize x-ray radiation, an implantable needle with ...

Robert Gibson: Energy interlock system for a linear accelerator. Siemens Medical Laboratories, Spellman Joel and Pelton, July 27, 1982: US04342060 (21 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 ...

Jochen Klaus Kusch, Christopher Jude Amies: Linear accelerator with X-ray imaging elements mounted on curved support. Siemens Medical Solutions USA, October 31, 2006: US07130372 (21 worldwide citation)

A system according to some embodiments may include a treatment head to emit treatment radiation, a gantry coupled to the treatment head, an x-ray tube to emit imaging radiation, an imaging device to acquire an image based on the imaging radiation, and a C-arm coupled to the x-ray tube, the imaging d ...

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