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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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Apparatus for directing ionising radiation in the form of or produced by beams from particle accelerators. Varian Associates, May 6, 1964: GB957342-A (25 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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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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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 ...


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Robert Gibson: Energy interlock system for a linear accelerator. Siemens Medical Laboratories, Spellman Joel and Pelton, July 27, 1982: US04342060 (23 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 ...


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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 (23 worldwide citation)

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


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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 (23 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 ...


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Bruce M Carder: High-gradient compact linear accelerator. Richard Main, William Daubenspeck, William R Moser, May 26, 1998: US05757146 (23 worldwide citation)

A high-gradient linear accelerator comprises a solid-state stack in a vacuum of five sets of disc-shaped Blumlein modules each having a center hole through which particles are sequentially accelerated. Each Blumlein module is a sandwich of two outer conductive plates that bracket an inner conductive ...


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George Gutman: X-ray system with implantable needle for treatment of cancer. Brooks & Kushman P C, June 17, 2003: US06580940 (23 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 ...


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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 (22 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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