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David Whittum, James E Clayton, George Merdinian: Charged particle accelerators, radiation sources, systems, and methods. Varian Medical Systems, Brandon N Sklar Esq, Kaye Scholer, February 7, 2012: US08111025 (6 worldwide citation)

Man-portable radiation generation sources and systems that may be carried by hand to a site of interest by one or two people, are disclosed. Methods of use of such sources and systems are also disclosed. Battery operated radiation generation sources, air cooled radiation generation sources, and char ...


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Thomas C Quinby: High-temperature, high-pressure bonding of nested tubular metallic components. The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy, James E Denny, Stephen D Hamel, Fred O Lewis, November 4, 1980: US04231507 (6 worldwide citation)

This invention is a tool for effecting high-temperature, high-compression bonding between the confronting faces of nested, tubular, metallic components. In a typical application, the tool is used to produce tubular target assemblies for irradiation in nuclear reactors or particle accelerators, the t ...


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Linear acceleration system for producing high energy electrons with a highly constant or uniform energy level and beam direction. Kernforschung Ges Fuer, September 8, 1977: GB1485273-A (6 worldwide citation)

1485273 Particle accelerators KERNFORSCHUNG mbH GES FUER 18 Oct 1974 [3 Nov 1973] 45171/74 Heading H1D A linear accelerator arrangement, e.g. for an electron microscope, includes a field emission source 1 of electron pulses, followed by first and second linear accelerator sections 2 and 3, Fig. 1, o ...


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Georges Mourier: Mode converter and power splitter for microwave tubes. Thomson Tubes Electroniques, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, January 18, 1994: US05280216 (5 worldwide citation)

The invention is a mode converter and power splitter device for electron tubes, particularly gyrotrons and tubes of similar categories. These tubes have an output cavity 2, which is a circular form about a centerline, and a hollow electron beam 1 which propagates along the same centerline. The devic ...


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Radiation shielding. Lintoff Eng, May 16, 1979: GB2007480-A (5 worldwide citation)

Shields for equipment in which ionising radiation is associated with high electrical gradients, for example X-ray tubes and particle accelerators, incorporate a radiation-absorbing metal, as such or as a compound, and are electrically non-conducting and can be placed in the high electrical gradient ...


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Andrew J Jarabak, Wallace H Sunderman, Edward G Mendola, Ralph W Kalkbrenner: Apparatus for making a superconducting magnet for particle accelerators. Westinghouse Electric, Michael G Panian, November 19, 1991: US05065497 (4 worldwide citation)

An automated facility for the large-scale production of superconducting magnets for use in a particle accelerator. Components of the automated facility include: a superconducting coil winding machine; a coil form and cure press apparatus; a coil collaring press; collar pack assembly apparatus; yoke ...


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Heinz E Kotzlowski: Heat shield. Max Planck Gesellschaft Zur Foerderung der Wisenschaften E V, Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond, October 28, 1986: US04619807 (4 worldwide citation)

A heat shield for high thermal loading and particularly pulse heat loading n fusion reactors e.g. as first wall, plasma physics installations, particle accelerators, etc. contains a cooled support plate carrying a large number of shielding or limiter members on its side facing a heat source, e.g. a ...


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Vladimir Andreevich Joshkin, Antonios Zografos: High voltage RF opto-electric multiplier for charge particle accelerations. Compact Particle Acceleration Corporation, Davis Wright Tremaine, December 3, 2013: US08598813 (4 worldwide citation)

Circuitry is presented for use in the pulse-forming lines of compact linear accelerators of charged particles. This presents devices that can provide high-voltage radio-frequency pulses in the range of from a few volts to megavolts for charged particle accelerators. The devices can use as input an e ...


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Noel S Smith, Noel P Martin, Paul P Tesch: High voltage isolation and cooling for an inductively coupled plasma ion source. Oregon Physics, Marger Johnson & McCollom P C, September 3, 2013: US08525419 (4 worldwide citation)

A plasma source for processing or imaging a substrate, for ion source for proton therapy, for ion thrusters, or for high energy particle accelerators includes a coolant circuit passing adjacent to a plasma ion reactor chamber and RF antenna coils. In a method for operating the plasma ion source havi ...


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David R Douglas, Stephen V Benson: Use of incomplete energy recovery for the energy compression of large energy spread charged particle beams. Jefferson Science Associates, January 23, 2007: US07166973 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of energy recovery for RF-base linear charged particle accelerators that allows energy recovery without large relative momentum spread of the particle beam involving first accelerating a waveform particle beam having a crest and a centroid with an injection energy Eo with the centroid of th ...