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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 than...
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 spr...
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 using...
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 a...
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...
8101932 Radiation attenuation corridor  
A radiation attenuation corridor couples a radiation therapy room and a control room. The radiation attenuation corridor is made of a material that substantially absorbs ionizing radiation and...
8101930 Method of increasing the operation lifetime of a collector optics arranged in an irradiation device  
The present invention relates to a method of increasing the operation lifetime of an optical collector unit (33)) arranged in an irradiation device. The irradiation device at least comprises a...
8094378 Planar lens  
A design method, apparatus, and fabrication method for structures for controlling the flow of electromagnetic energy at a sub-wavelength scale is disclosed. Transformational optics principles are...
8093568 Ion radiation therapy system with rocking gantry motion  
A radiation therapy system for heavy ions employs a rocking motion of a fan beam used to treat the patient, the fan beam having individually modulated beamlets, the rocking limited in angular...
8093572 Integrated variable-aperture collimator and fixed-aperture collimator  
An apparatus and method for coupling a fixed-aperture collimator to a variable-aperture collimator. The variable-aperture collimator may be an IRIS collimator having multiple leaves configured to...
8076634 Neutron shielding for downhole tool  
A downhole tool for performing measurement of a formation. The tool comprising a housing surrounding a source for generating neutrons and a detector for detecting the neutrons. A shield is located...
8071966 Control device for controlling an irradiation procedure, particle therapy unit, and method for irradiating a target volume  
The present embodiments relate to a control device for controlling an irradiation procedure, which is designed in such a way that a target volume is irradiated by at least two irradiation...
8071942 Sample holder apparatus to reduce energy of electrons in an analyzer system and method  
A sample holder apparatus and method for reducing the energy of charged particles entering an annular-acceptance analyzer includes use of an electrically isolated sample support member having a...
8067758 Nano-structured nuclear radiation shielding  
The present (or current) nuclear shielding is bulky and difficult to handle due to the reduced stopping power of the neutral radiations (X, gamma, n) in materials. It is proven that these...
8067751 System and method for high resolution field shaping  
A system and method are provided for a high resolution radiation treatment system which provide for projecting a field of radiation energy at targeted patient tissue. The system uses a multi-leaf...
8063381 Achromatic and uncoupled medical gantry  
A medical gantry that focus the beam from the beginning of the gantry to the exit of the gantry independent of the rotation angle of the gantry by keeping the beam achromatic and uncoupled, thus,...
8058632 Containers for pharmaceuticals, particularly for use in radioisotope generators  
The invention is directed to improved containers for pharmaceuticals and any tubing and tubing connectors associated therewith, particularly containers for pharmaceuticals which are irradiated,...
8049193 Systems, devices, and methods for large area micro mechanical systems  
Certain exemplary embodiments can provide a first isogrid defining a first plurality of zones, each zone from said first plurality of zones comprising a plurality of ligaments, each zone from said...
8049192 Apparatus and system for controlling ion ribbon beam uniformity in an ion implanter  
An ion beam blocking array configured to provide a mechanical means for adjusting the beam current profile of an ion ribbon beam by blocking the beam current at one or more locations across the...
8049188 Method of cleaning a surface region covered with contaminant or undesirable material  
The present invention relates to a method of cleaning a surface at least partly covered with contaminant or undesired material by applying atomic hydrogen. The invention also proposes an...
8044376 Devices and methods for protection against exposure to electromagnetic radiation  
The present invention provides devices and methods that protect against exposure to remote sources of electromagnetic radiation (EMR). As such, the devices provide protection against a plurality of...
8044377 Shielded container  
The present invention provides a radiation-shielding container for a radiopharmaceutical that may be magnetically picked and placed, assembled and dis-assembled.
8039819 Device and method for creating a spatial dose distribution in a medium volume  
A device and a method for creating a spatial dose distribution in a medium volume (22) are described. A laser system produces laser pulses (12) with a pulse length shorter than 200 fs...
8030629 Adaptive X-ray optics  
The invention relates to an adaptive optical device for the reflection of impinging radiation, the adaptive optical device comprising at least one actuator and at least one partially reflective...
8030604 Optical component operating in near-field transmission  
A near-field detection optical component operating in transmission. It includes at least one portion (11b) forming at least one grating (11) of diffraction microstructures (11a) succeeding one...
8017926 Radiation collimator and systems incorporating same  
A collimator including a housing having disposed therein a shield element surrounding a converter core in which a photon beam is generated from electrons emanating from a linear accelerator. A beam...
8017217 Variable emissivity material  
A material of variable emissivity includes a first metallic layer having a first aperture, a second metallic layer having a second aperture, and a variable dielectric layer interposed between the...
8018574 Lithographic apparatus, radiation system and device manufacturing method  
A foil trap is located in a path of a radiation beam. The foil trap includes an array of conductive strips. A voltage application circuit is coupled to the strips to apply voltage differences...
8013316 Metallic screens for sub-wavelength focusing of electromagnetic waves  
A method and apparatus for near-field focusing of an incident wave, over a range of frequencies from microwaves to optical frequencies, into a sub-wavelength spot having a peak-to-null beamwidth of...
8003967 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...
8003964 Applying a particle beam to a patient  
An apparatus includes a yoke having a first end and a second end. The yoke is configured to hold a device that includes an aperture and a range compensation structure. A catch arm is pivotally...
8003965 Apparatus for sub-wavelength near-field focusing of electromagnetic waves  
Planar sub-wavelength structures provide superlensing, i.e., electromagnetic focusing beyond the diffraction limit. The planar structures use diffraction to force the input field to converge to a...
7999234 Cradle for use with radiation conversion device  
A cradle for use with a radiation conversion device includes a cradle for carrying out charging of a radiation conversion device, the cradle being disposed in the vicinity of an image capturing...
7982200 Hadron treatment planning with adequate biological weighting  
Treatment planning methods are provided that determine the variability of relative biological effectiveness (RBE) along a beam line and calculate, among other things, what intensity of hadron beam...
7977656 Charged particle beam irradiation system and method of extracting charged particle beam  
A charged particle beam irradiation system includes an accelerator for accelerating a charged particle beam, a beam irradiation apparatus having a beam energy modulator and arranged for irradiating...
7977657 Ion radiation therapy system with distal gradient tracking  
An ion radiation therapy machine provides a control of the range of the ion beam that a Bragg peak of the beam is located according to a determined gradient of the dose plan.
7960711 Field-free electrospray nebulizer  
An improved electrospray ion source for increasing the current generated from the electrospray process and of the type having a needle (10), a counter-electrode (20), a saddle or outer electrode...