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8872109 High-speed particle detector for discriminating charge states of ions  
Detected ion charge states are discriminated in a mass spectrograph using a superconducting stripline detector (SSLD) as the detector thereof. A set of mass spectra of the singly charged or higher...
8742326 Determination of beam parameters for asymmetrical photon beams  
An apparatus and a method for determining a beam parameter of an asymmetrical photon beam generated by an accelerator are provided. A beam profile of a symmetrical photon beam is measured and...
8674302 Superconducting transition edge sensors and methods for design and manufacture thereof  
Methods for forming sensors using transition edge sensors (TES) and sensors therefrom are described. The method includes forming a plurality of sensor arrays includes at least one TES device. The...
8338784 Radiation detector  
With radiation detectors in which the energy of radiation is absorbed in a semiconductor or insulator radiation absorber, where that energy is converted to phonons, and the radiation is measured...
8147134 Method and apparatus for isotope identification and radioactivity measurement of alpha-emitting-radionuclides using a low temperature detector  
Disclosed herein are a method and an apparatus to identify alpha-emitting radionuclides and to measure absolute alpha radioactivity using a low temperature detector. A 4π metallic absorber which...
7928386 Ultra-sensitive optical detector with high time resolution  
An ultra-sensitive optical detector with large time resolution, using a surface plasmon. The optical detector is configured to detect at least one photon, and including a dielectric substrate, and...
7920268 Long-range surface plasmon optical waveguide sensor  
The present invention provides a long-range surface plasmon optical waveguide sensor which has a reduced loss of an electromagnetic wave, an increased sensitivity and limitation of detection and a...
7910888 X-ray analyzer  
Provided is an X-ray analyzer capable of significantly suppressing an influence of an external magnetic field on a transition edge sensor (TES). The X-ray analyzer includes: a TES (7) for...
7789557 Superconducting radiometry apparatus  
A superconducting radiometry apparatus has a micro-calorie meter that detects an energy of a radiant ray as a temperature change. A signal detection mechanism detects an electric current flowing...
7791065 Ultrasensitive optical detector having a large temporal resolution and using a waveguide, and methods for producing said detector  
An ultrasensitive optical detector with high resolution in time, using a waveguide, and a processes for manufacturing this detector. The detector is configured to detect at least one photon and...
7767965 Neutron detector and neutron imaging sensor  
A neutron detector includes a plurality of neutron detecting element sections, each of the neutron detecting element sections having; a superconducting element including a substrate having at...
7763854 High time-resolution ultrasensitive optical detector, using grating coupling  
This detector is intended to detect at least one photon and comprises a dielectric substrate (30), of index nO; a detecting element (32) forming a serpentine, placed on the substrate and...
7718964 High time-resolution ultrasensitive optical sensor using a planar waveguide leakage mode, and methods for making same  
A high time-resolution ultrasensitive optical detector, using a planar waveguide leakage mode, and methods for making the detector. The detector includes a stacking with a dielectric substrate, a...
7715892 Tunable, superconducting, surface-emitting teraherz source  
A compact, solid-state THz source based on the driven Josephson vortex lattice in a highly anisotropic superconductor such as Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 that allows cw emission at tunable frequency. A second...
7638751 Multi-element optical detectors with sub-wavelength gaps  
A multi-element optical detector includes a plurality of optical detector elements capable of producing an output signal having information about the state of an incident electromagnetic radiation...
7589323 Superconducting X-ray detector and X-ray analysis apparatus using the same  
To provide a superconducting X-ray detector capable of carrying out a measurement by a high energy resolution by restraining a reduction in a sensitivity by a self magnetic field. A...
7566873 High-resolution, low-distortion and high-efficiency optical coupling in detection system of electron beam apparatus  
One embodiment relates to an apparatus for inspecting a substrate using charged particles. The apparatus includes an illumination subsystem, an objective subsystem, a projection subsystem, and a...
7446314 Superconducting gamma and fast-neutron spectrometers with high energy resolution  
Superconducting Gamma-ray and fast-neutron spectrometers with very high energy resolution operated at very low temperatures are provided. The sensor consists of a bulk absorber and a...
7319227 Cryogenic detector device  
A cryogenic detector device includes a sensor based on a low-temperature effect and measures the temperature increase produced by the introduction of energy, such as an X-ray quantum. The smaller...
7315025 Radiation detector and radiation apparatus  
A practical semiconductor radiation detector capable of collecting electrons rapidly with a large volume is disclosed. A multiple layers of grid electrodes around an anode formed on a...
7274019 Method for detection and imaging over a broad spectral range  
A method of controlling the coordinate sensitivity in a superconducting microbolometer employs localized light, heating or magnetic field effects to form normal or mixed state regions on a...
7241997 Superconducting X-ray detection apparatus and superconducting X-ray analyzer using the apparatus  
A superconducting X-ray detection apparatus has a refrigerator, a cooling head cooled by the refrigerator, and a stacked structure connected to an end portion of the cooling head. The stacked...
7220965 Warm AC biasing in TES microcalorimeter readout via transformer  
Prospective readout architecture with Transition Edge Sensor (TES) electrical biasing from the warm readout is introduced. The architecture allows building of large imaging detector arrays with...
7132655 Passive millimeter wave sensor using high temperature superconducting leads  
A radiation sensor (20) has a substrate (34); an antenna (24) coupled to the substrate (34), a thermal detector unit TDU (22) spaced from the antenna (24) and the substrate (34); and a...
7078694 System and method for spatial, temporal, energy-resolving detection of single photons  
A system and method for providing spatial, temporal, energy-resolving detection of single photons using superconducting transmission lines.
7078695 Superconducting antenna-coupled hot-spot microbolometer, methods for its manufacture and use, and a bolometric imaging arrangement  
An antenna-coupled microbolometer structure comprises a substrate (301), an antenna (102, 103) supported by the substrate, and a thermally sensitive element (101, 305) connected to the antenna and...
7057172 Particle detector assembly  
A particle detector assembly includes a substrate on which are mounted at least two superconducting quasiparticle detectors. A processing system is connected to the detectors and distinguishes...
7049593 Superconducting single photon detector  
A single-photon detector includes a superconductor strip biased near its critical current. The superconductor strip provides a discernible output signal upon absorption of a single incident...
7030379 Methods for detecting photons, radiations or neutrons using superconductors and methods for obtaining two-dimensional images thereof  
In the improved neutron image detector, MgB2 enriched in a constituent element 10B of wide energy gap is used as a neutron detection plate, which is provided at the center and the four corners...
6992295 PET scanner with structured optical element  
A PET scanner includes a scintillator block and a plurality of photodetectors, each of which has a field of view that includes a portion of the scintillator block. An optical element is disposed...
6974952 Radiation detector  
A radiation detector comprises an energy/electricity converter having a detection area for detecting incident radiation, and electrodes connecting the converter to an external driving circuit for...
6914253 System for measurement of absorbed doses of electron beams in an irradiated object  
A method and apparatus for measuring doses of electron beams that are absorbed by an object subjected to e-beam irradiation. The absorbed dose can be continuously measured during an irradiation...
6907359 Calorimeter  
A superconducting radiation detector relies upon the abruptness of a superconducting transition edge to converts a slight heat generated by an X-ray into a high signal current and uses an...
6836677 Bolometer and method for producing bolometer  
A bolometer thin film having a high temperature coefficient of resistance (|TCR|) is produced in a simple and easy production process to provide a highly sensitive infrared sensing element. The...
6815708 Optical superconducting device  
An optic superconducting circuit element (10) is disclosed that is operable to transmit and receive on an identical chip an electromagnetic wave having frequencies in an extended frequency band...
6765207 Method for producing a transition edge sensor  
A method of producing a transition edge sensor comprises depositing a sensing material upon a substrate to form a sensing layer having an associated transition temperature. The transition...
6617596 On-line measurement of absorbed electron beam dosage in irradiated product  
An accelerator (10) generates an electron beam (22) of selected energy that is swept (16) up and down. A conveyor (32) moves items (30) through the electron beam for irradiation treatment. An...
6455849 Normal metal boundary conditions for multi-layer TES detectors  
Multi-layer transition-edge sensors (TES) having improved performance, a method for preparing them and methods of using them. Specifically, the improvement lies in providing normal metal strips...
6281497 Radioactive ray detecting device  
A radioactive ray detecting device comprises a superconductor element formed without an underlying substrate, an oxide film formed on a surface of the superconductor element, and a superconductor...
6239431 Superconducting transition-edge sensor with weak links  
A system and method for using one or more localized weak-link structures, and damping on the electrical bias circuit, to improve the performance of superconducting transition-edge sensors (TES)....
6211519 Transition-edge sensor with enhanced electrothermal feedback for cryogenic particle detection  
A superconducting transition-edge sensor with an electrothermal-feedback circuit, a heat sink thermally coupled thereto, a bias-feedback circuit electrically coupled with the electrothermal...
6153884 Radioisotope proximity sensor  
A radioisotope proximity sensor is provided for detecting proximity or distance to a nearby object containing a small radiation source complementary to the sensor. The output of the sensor is...
5880468 Superconducting transition-edge sensor  
This invention provides a method and apparatus for particle detection utilizing an Al/normal-metal bilayer transition-edge sensor (TES) coupled with a particle absorber. The TES is maintained in...
RE35872 Superconducting detector assembly and apparatus utilizing same  
An array of superconducting bolometers, assembled with a superposed interference layer of graduated thickness, provides a microelectronic detector assembly that discriminates radiation impinging...
5777336 Broadband high resolution X-ray spectral analyzer  
A broad bandwidth high resolution x-ray fluorescence spectrometer has a performance that is superior in many ways to those currently available. It consists of an array of 4 large area...
5753935 Superconductive tunnel junction array radiation detector  
In a radiation detection device using superconducting tunnel junctions, the increase in electric capacitance and the decrease in electric resistance due to the increase in junction area for...
5710437 Radiation detecting device using superconducting tunnel junction and method of fabricating the same  
A radiation detecting device including a superconducting tunnel junction having a three-layer structure formed by depositing a lower electrode, a tunnel barrier layer, and an upper electrode in...
5641961 Application of electrothermal feedback for high resolution cryogenic particle detection using a transition edge sensor  
A novel type of superconducting transition edge sensor is described. The sensor comprises a primary heat sink maintained at a constant temperature and a resistive means, such as a superconducting...
5610510 High-temperature superconducting thin film nonbolometric microwave detection system and method  
A high-speed, highly sensitive microwave detection system and method, which uses the nonbolometric detection mechanism in a high-temperature superconducting thin film detector. A microwave signal...
5538941 Superconductor/insulator metal oxide hetero structure for electric field tunable microwave device  
A superconductor/insulator metal oxide hetero structure for electric field tunable microwave device, including a dielectric substrate, a first superconducting electrode of an oxide superconductor...

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