Apparatus for directing ionising radiation in the form of or produced by beams from particle accelerators. Varian Associates, May 6, 1964: GB957342-A (21 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 ...

Chong Guo Yao: Monolithic structure with internal cooling for medical linac. Siemens Medical Systems, March 31, 1998: US05734168 (20 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 ...

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 ...

Tran Duc Tien: Multiperiodic accelerator structures for linear particle accelerators. CGR Mev, Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier, September 16, 1975: US3906300 (20 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.

Mcintyre Edward Kirby, Allen Ernest Everett, Jones Mary Alice, Nakatsugawa Tomoya: Diamond-like coated components in an ion implanter for reducing x-ray emissions. Axcelis Tech, June 20, 2001: EP1109196-A1 (20 worldwide citation)

A component of an ion implanter (10), and a method of operating same, are provided for reducing the amount of x-rays generated when an ion beam (15) passes therethrough. In one embodiment, the component comprises an electrode (72) in an ion implanter radio frequency (RF) linear accelerator (linac) ( ...

Alan L Helgesson: Automatic frequency control system for driving a linear accelerator. SHM Nuclear Corporation, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, June 22, 1976: US03965434 (20 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 ...

Bruce M Carder: High-gradient compact linear accelerator. Richard Main, William Daubenspeck, William R Moser, May 26, 1998: US05757146 (20 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 ...

Robert Gibson: Energy interlock system for a linear accelerator. Siemens Medical Laboratories, Spellman Joel and Pelton, July 27, 1982: US04342060 (19 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 ...

Carol Mark P: Method and apparatus for lesion position verification.. Nomos, April 12, 1995: EP0647457-A1 (19 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for verifying the position of a lesion (303) in a patient's body (302) compares the location of the lesion in CT slices with the position of the lesion (303) in ultrasound images taken while the patient lays on the treatment table (404) of a linear accelerator (401).

Eiji Tanabe, Matthew Bayer, Mark E Trail: Small-diameter standing-wave linear accelerator structure. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Sheri M Novack, Peter J Sgarbossa, January 29, 1991: US04988919 (19 worldwide citation)

A compact, small diameter, standing-wave linear accelerator structure suitable for industrial and medical applications is disclosed. The novel structure utilizes a new type of coupling cavity for Pi/2 mode, standing-wave operation. The coupling cavity fits into the webs between the accelerating cavi ...

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