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 ...

Jacques Pottier: Heavy ion accelerating structure and its application to a heavy-ion linear accelerator. Commissariat a l Energie Atomique, Pearne Gordon Sessions McCoy & Granger, January 1, 1980: US04181894 (22 worldwide citation)

The accelerating structure comprises a resonant cavity within which are placed at least two longitudinal conducting supports. One end of each support is electrically connected to the cavity in such a manner as to be in quarter-wave resonance and in opposite phase. Drift tubes are electrically connec ...

Chong Guo Yao: Monolithic structure with internal cooling for medical linac. Siemens Medical Systems, March 31, 1998: US05734168 (21 worldwide citation)

In a clinical linear accelerator system for delivering charged particles for medical applications, a series of monolithic cavity-defining members is connected to form a succession of accelerating cavities, with temperature regulation being achieved by aligning internal cooling passageways through th ...

Tran Duc Tien: Multiperiodic accelerator structures for linear particle accelerators. CGR Mev, Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier, September 16, 1975: US3906300 (21 worldwide citation)

High efficiency linear accelerator structures comprising a succession of cylindrical resonant cavities which are accelerating cavities, and coupling annular cavities which are located at the periphery thereof, each of these annular cavities being coupled to two adjacent cylindrical cavities.

Volker A W Stieber: Wobbling device for a charged particle accelerator. Siemens Medical Laboratories, Spellman Joel and Pelton, October 6, 1981: US04293772 (21 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 ...

McIntyre Raymond D, Nunan Craig S: Linear particle accelerator system having improved beam alignment and method of operation. Varian Associates, Cole Stanley Z, Morrissey John J, September 24, 1974: US3838284 (21 worldwide citation)

A linear particle accelerator having detection apparatus for detecting the presence of and correcting for beam misalignment. The linear accelerator includes a charged particle accelerator system and deflection coils for changing both the positional and angular displacement of a charged particle beam ...

Alan L Helgesson: Automatic frequency control system for driving a linear accelerator. SHM Nuclear Corporation, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, June 22, 1976: US03965434 (21 worldwide citation)

An automatic frequency control system is described for maintaining the drive frequency applied to a linear accelerator to produce maximum particle output from the accelerator. The particle output amplitude is measured and the frequency of the radio frequency source powering the linear accelerator is ...

Xiaodong Ding, Kenneth Whitham: Low dark current linear accelerator. Siemens Medical Solutions USA, July 15, 2003: US06593696 (21 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.

Chong Guo Yao: System and method for tuning a resonant structure. Siemens Medical Solutions USA, April 9, 2002: US06369585 (21 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of the present invention includes the use of a single connection to measure the resonance frequency of main cells or side cells of a resonant structure, such as a linear accelerator cavity structure. Only one antenna is require to perform both the tasks of exciting a cavity structure a ...

Alexander Bechthold, Ulrich Ratzinger, Alwin Schempp, Bernhard Schlitt: Apparatus for pre-acceleration of ion beams used in a heavy ion beam applications system. Gesellschaft fuer Schwerionenforschung mbH, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, Ronald R Santucci, February 15, 2005: US06855942 (20 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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