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8350226 Methods and systems for treating cancer using external beam radiation  
A radiation system employs magnetic field to move particle beams and radiation sources. The radiation system includes a source operable to produce a particle beam, a scanning magnet operable to...
8344340 Inner gantry  
A system includes a patient support and an outer gantry on which an accelerator is mounted to enable the accelerator to move through a range of positions around a patient on the patient support....
8338810 Radiation protection wall for mammography systems with integrated user interface  
In a mammography system with a radiation protection wall, a production method for a radiation protection wall, and a method to operate a mammography system, the radiation protection wall has a...
8338783 Dosimetry device for verification of a radiation therapy apparatus  
The present invention relates to a dosimetry device for verification of quality of a radiation beam in standard and conformal radiation therapy, and for IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation...
8334523 Moving core beam energy absorber and converter  
A method and apparatus for the prevention of overheating of laser or particle beam impact zones through the use of a moving-in-the-coolant-flow arrangement for the energy absorbing core of the...
8330133 Support frame for radiation shield garment and methods of use thereof  
Embodiments of the invention are directed to a support frame for alleviating the weight and stress inflicted upon the shoulders and neck of individual caused by wearing a radiation shield garment...
8330132 Energy modulator for modulating an energy of a particle beam  
An energy modulator for use with a particle source that provides a beam of particles includes a first block moveable between a first position and a second position, wherein when the first block is...
8319198 Device and method for determining control parameters for an irradiation unit, irradiation unit and irradiation method  
The invention concerns a device for determining control parameters for an irradiation system by means of which a number of irradiation doses are successively deposited at different target points...
8314411 Particle beam therapy system  
There is obtained a particle beam therapy system in which the beam size is reduced. There are provided an accelerator 14 that accelerates a charged particle beam; an irradiation apparatus that has...
8314412 Grid and method of manufacturing a grid for selective transmission of electromagnetic radiation, particularly X-ray radiation for mammography applications  
A method of manufacturing a grid (1) for selective transmission of electromagnetic radiation, particularly X-ray radiation, is proposed. The method comprises: providing a support element (3)...
8308986 Bismuth compounds composite  
A heavily filled bismuth compound composite having a polymer matrix and a bismuth compound therein. The bismuth compound may be bismuth oxide, or other bismuth compounds. The polymer may be any of...
8309939 Particle beam treatment apparatus and particle beam treatment method  
When a predetermined region of a target volume is divided into multiple layers in a depth direction of particle beams and particle beams are irradiated, dose calibration is carried out separately...
8299448 Determination of control parameters for irradiation of a moving target volume in a body  
A control parameter is determined for a system for irradiating a predetermined target volume in a body with a particle beam. The system is constructed to direct the particle beam at a multiplicity...
8294128 Apparatus with plasma radiation source and method of forming a beam of radiation  
An apparatus for forming a beam of electromagnetic radiation. The apparatus includes a plasma radiation source, a foil trap provided with a plurality of thin foils that extend substantially...
8294116 Photocathode with nanomembrane  
Optical beam modulation is accomplished with the aid of a semiconductive nanomembrane, such as a silicon nanomembrane. A photocathode modulates a beam of charged particles that flow between the...
8294126 Apparatus for sterilising containers  
An apparatus (1) for sterilizing containers (10), comprising a treatment head (5) which has an exit window (8) through which charge carriers can pass, comprising a charge carrier generation source...
8289352 Providing erasable printing with nanoparticles  
An apparatus and method for providing rewritable or erasable printing or copying that utilizes nanoparticle ink or toner is disclosed. A paper-like material is described using nanoparticles that...
8288744 Radiation-shielding assemblies and methods of using the same  
In one characterization, the present invention relates to a radiation-shielding assembly for holding a container having a radioactive material disposed therein. The assembly may, at least in one...
8283645 Particle therapy installation  
A particle therapy system that includes at least one irradiation chamber, in which an object is irradiated with a treatment beam, an antechamber, which is screened off from radiation occurring in...
8274243 Particle beam treatment apparatus and respiration navigation apparatus used therefor  
Target respiration information is created in which a patient respiration pattern is set in advance to a cycle suitable for an operation cycle of a synchrotron, and the target respiration...
8269198 Heavy ion therapy with microbeams  
A method for delivering therapeutic heavy ion radiation to a subject, wherein a therapeutic dose of heavy ions is delivered substantially only to a target volume within the subject by generating a...
8269196 Heavy ion radiation therapy system with stair-step modulation  
A system for modulating a fan beam for radiation treatment employs shutters that may move rapidly into and out of different beamlets of a fan beam, the shutters having a systematic weighting so...
8269201 Radiopharmaceutical pig  
A pharmaceutical pig is used to transport a syringe containing a liquid radiopharmaceutical from a radiopharmacy to a medical facility for administration to a patient. The pharmaceutical pig...
8263954 Bolus, bolus manufacturing method, particle beam therapy system, and treatment planning apparatus  
The objective is to obtain a bolus, with which there can be formed an irradiation field that is accurately suited to the depth-direction shape of an irradiation subject, and a particle beam...
8241563 Air sanitization system with fiber optic monitoring system  
An air sanitization system including a housing having an inlet and an outlet, an ozone generator disposed in the housing and positioned between the inlet and outlet, at least one fiber optic cable...
8242469 Adjustable louvered plasma electron flood enclosure  
An apparatus is provided for reducing particle contamination in an ion implantation system. The apparatus has an enclosure having an entrance, an exit, and at least one louvered side having a...
8227775 Particle beam therapy system  
A particle beam therapy system includes a synchrotron which accelerates beams of charged particles to a desired energy level and permits extraction of the beams of charged particles exceeding a...
8224186 Transmission module and electronic system utilizing the same  
A transmission module including an emitter device, a first reflection device, and a second reflection device is disclosed. The emitter device emits a light. The first reflection device reflects...
8222624 Shielded device containment vessel  
A device containment apparatus includes a vessel for storing an explosive device and minimizing dispersal of radioactive material. The vessel includes an outer wall defining an interior area. A...
8217359 Collimator with attachment mechanism and system  
A self-aligning collimator for a radiation imaging device that is secured and aligned through the use of a plurality of small magnets. The collimator allows for the rapid exchange, removal, or...
8212229 Methods and apparel for attenuating electromagnetic fields emanating from an animal handler  
Attenuating, while handling an animal, one's own emanated electromagnetic field by wearing apparel that includes an electromagnetically shielding fabric. The shielding fabric comprises a...
8207515 Casing internal part and casing for the dry intermediate storage of irradiated fuel elements, and intermediate storage method  
The object of this invention is to provide a device and method for the dry intermediate storage of irradiated fuel elements. The apparatus includes a casing which includes tiered superposed...
8203128 Radiation source container and method of extending the sealing life of a radiation source capsule accommodated in the radiation source container thereof  
A radiation source container comprising: a radiation source capsule (1); a radiation source holder (4) having an aperture (B) that emits unidirectionally radiation emitted from a radiation port A...
8198616 System and method for implementing a suspended personal radiation protection system  
A personal radiation protection garment that substantially contours to an operator's body is suspended from a suspension means. The garment is operable to protect the operator from radiation. The...
8193520 Particle beam therapy system  
There is provided a particle beam therapy system that can rapidly change beam energy without increasing the size of a deflection electromagnet even in the case where the number of required...
8187503 Low-emissive paint  
The present invention concerns a low-emissive paint comprising metal particles, a binder and a solvent. The metal particles consist of a metal with lower electro-negativity than 1.9 but higher...
8173979 Generating and visualizing an ion beam profile  
A method for generating and visualizing an ion beam profile is provided. The method includes specifying an incidence direction of a particle beam, specifying a target region that is to be...
8164075 Treatment apparatuses and methods using proton  
A treatment apparatus using proton includes a proton generation unit and a magnet. The proton generation unit projects proton into a tumor site of a patient, and the magnet forms a magnetic field...
8154001 Ion radiation therapy system with variable beam resolution  
An ion radiation therapy machine provides a steerable beam for treating a tumor within the patient where the exposure spot of the beam is controlled in width and/or length to effect a flexible...
8152091 Production or distribution of radiative forcing agents  
Embodiments of methods, apparatuses, and systems associated with producing and distributing one or more radiative forcing agents to Earth's atmosphere are disclosed.
8148703 Apparatus for performing radiation treatment  
An apparatus is provided for determining and monitoring parameters of a radiation treatment. The apparatus produces a first image of a region of a patient body to be radiated using a medical...
8143607 Reconfigurable radiation shield  
The disclosed invention proposes a reconfigurable radiation shield that, compared to art static shields, improves the protected volume/weight ratio. The reconfigurable shield is applicable in the...
8143606 Extreme ultra violet light source device  
An extreme ultra violet light source device of a laser produced plasma type, in which charged particles such as ions emitted from plasma can be efficiently ejected. The extreme ultra violet light...
8139718 Radiotherapy apparatus  
Realtime beam shape adjustment in response to (for example) online CT scanning of a patient during treatment is assisted by the radiotherapy apparatus comprising a source adapted to emit a beam of...
8137981 Apparatus and associated methods  
An apparatus comprising a nanowire waveguide with first and second ends, the second end comprising a nanoparticle, the nanowire waveguide configured to transmit radiation from the first end to the...
8129701 Areal modulator for intensity modulated radiation therapy  
A modulator for radiation therapy provides modulation of an area beam to decrease treatment time. Separate channels passing modulated “beamlets” are possible by spacing the channels such that...
8121253 Radiation therapy using beam modifiers placed against a patient's skin  
A method for making a beam modifier to be used in radiation therapy includes defining a region of interest in a patient that is to receive radiation, with the region of interest being defined...
8110821 Shielded container structure for the transport and storage of a radioactive source for medical use  
A container for transporting a receptacle (2) containing a radioactive substance for medical use. includes a shielded body made up of a belt of side walls connected to a base element and defining...
8107583 Sealing means, transfer device comprising such a sealing means, arrangement comprising such a transfer device and a method for producing said sealing means  
Sealing means comprising a seal carrier and a seal connected thereto, wherein the seal carrier is removably fixable between two areas insulated from each other, and a transfer device between two...
8106366 Ion beam control apparatus and method  
Provided are an ion beam control apparatus and a control method for controlling an ion beam energy expansion level and an ion beam size in a radial direction. An ion beam control apparatus Sa is...