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9185789 Magnetic shims to alter magnetic fields  
An example particle accelerator includes a coil to provide a magnetic field to a cavity; a cryostat comprising a chamber for holding the coil, where the coil is arranged in the chamber to define...
9040946 Thermal-conduction element for improving the manufacture of a package for transporting and/or storing radioactive materials  
The invention relates to a thermal conduction element (20) for a package for transporting and/or storing radioactive materials, comprising: an internal part (30) intended to be in contact with a...
9040945 Method of mechanically controlling the amount of energy to reach a patient undergoing intraoperative electron radiation therapy  
Apparatus for performing electron radiation therapy on a breast cancer patient preferably includes an intraoperative electron radiation therapy machine, an intraoperative electron radiation...
9031204 Leaf module for a multi-leaf collimator and multi-leaf collimator  
A leaf module for a multi-leaf collimator comprises a leaf unit and a leaf drive unit. The leaf unit comprises a leaf for shielding beams from a selected area. The leaf unit is mounted...
9029810 Using wafer geometry to improve scanner correction effectiveness for overlay control  
Systems and methods for providing improved scanner corrections are disclosed. Scanner corrections provided in accordance with the present disclosure may be referred to as wafer geometry aware...
9018605 Nuclear fusion reactor first wall component and production process thereof  
A nuclear fusion reactor first wall component includes a copper alloy element, an intermediate metal layer made from niobium and a beryllium element, directly in contact with the intermediate...
9006693 Energy degrader and charged particle irradiation system including the same  
An energy degrader includes: a damping unit that attenuates energy of incident charged particles and has a thickness changing stepwise or continuously according to a position of a two-dimensional...
9006652 Phase shift method for a TEM  
A method of electron microcopy passes an electron beam through a phase plate, specifically a Zernike type phase plate, comprising a central hole, and a thin film causing a phase shift of the...
9006695 Use of a mixture comprising erbium and praseodymium as a radiation attenuating composition, radiation attenuating material, and article providing protection against ionising radiation and comprising such a composition  
The invention relates to the use of a mixture comprising erbium and praseodymium as a radiation attenuating composition, i.e. as a composition that can attenuate ionizing radiation, in particular...
8992404 Radiation treatment systems  
Disclosed are radiation treatment systems with enhanced control architectures that enable more complex treatment plans to be implemented, and radiation treatment systems with enhanced resistance...
8995605 Lid frame for nuclear fuel assembly shipping container and shipping container for nuclear fuel assemblies  
A lid frame for a nuclear fuel assembly shipping container and a shipping container for nuclear fuel assemblies are provided. The shipping container can include a lower container in which a cradle...
8993989 Apparatuses and methods employing multiple layers for attenuating ionizing radiation  
Radiation shields and radiation shielding systems for attenuating ionizing radiation include two or more attenuating elements, such as layers. The two or more attenuating elements may include...
8976935 Collimator grid and an associated method of fabrication  
A collimator grid and a method of fabricating the collimator grid are disclosed. The method includes molding a plurality of plates, each plate includes a plurality of grooves in a first surface, a...
8963111 Shielding device for an irradiation unit and irradiation method  
The present invention relates to a method for obtaining a shielding element for minimizing the penumbra of a beam of hadrons outside a target area, the hadron beam being guided in a longitudinal...
8963112 Charged particle cancer therapy patient positioning method and apparatus  
The invention comprises a patient positioning and/or repositioning system, such as a laying, semi-vertical, or seated patient positioning, alignment, and/or control method and apparatus used in...
8957397 Multilayer, multiaperture collimator for medical imaging and fabrication method  
A photon collimator, suitable for use in medical imaging equipment, is constructed from a block of photon-attenuating material, such as solid tungsten or molybdenum alloy that defines a plurality...
8952346 Systems and methods for isotopic source external beam radiotherapy  
The subject matter described herein provides methods for developing an IMRT treatment plan for a radiotherapy system. In one aspect, the method can include providing initial treatment parameters....
8952345 Radiation therapy apparatus with an aperture assembly and associated methods  
A radiation therapy apparatus includes a housing, a radiation source carried by the housing, and an aperture assembly carried by the housing. The aperture assembly includes a radiation aperture...
8944363 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.
8946663 Soft error resistant circuitry  
An assembly includes an integrated circuit, a film layer disposed over the integrated circuit and having a thickness of at least 50 microns, and a thermal neutron absorber layer comprising at...
8941083 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...
8933420 Particle beam therapy system  
A particle beam therapy system comprising a treatment table, a treatment table control unit and an irradiation control unit configured to output an instruction for controlling the treatment table...
8927954 Packaging device for the transport and/or storage of a radioactive medium  
A packaging device for the transport and/or storage of a radioactive medium generating flammable gases and/or explosives via radiolysis, comprising a plurality of canisters intended to contain the...
8927948 Particle beam system and method for operating the same  
A particle beam system includes a charged particle beam source, a beam blanking module connectable to a data network, a focusing lens, a first beam deflection module connectable to the data...
8917816 Multi-leaf collimator device for radiotherapy  
A multi-leaf collimator device for radiotherapy, including: a frame that has a box shape and has through-holes formed in top and bottom surfaces thereof; a plurality of collimators that are...
8916843 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....
8907311 Charged particle radiation therapy  
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....
8890097 Multi-leaf collimator, particle beam therapy system, and treatment planning apparatus  
There are provided a leaf row in which a plurality of leaf plates are arranged in the thickness direction of the row in such a way that the respective one end faces of the leaf plates are trued up...
8890100 Internally mounted collimators for stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic radiotherapy  
A beam filter positioning device includes a first and a second axes operable to move a body supporting one or more collimators, one or more photon flattening filters, one or more electron foils,...
8890101 Electromagnetic wave absorbing device  
An electromagnetic wave absorbing device includes a ground layer formed of a metal conductor layer, a dielectric layer formed on the ground layer, and a unit cell pattern layer which is formed on...
8887750 Device for reducing electromagnetic pollution  
The present invention relates to a device for reducing electromagnetic pollution (1) which measures the electromagnetic radiation amount in the environment, and enables to reduce radiation when...
8878142 Charged particle beam irradiation apparatus  
A charged particle beam irradiation apparatus includes: a transport line configured to transport a charged particle beam; and a rotating gantry rotatable around a rotation axis, wherein the...
8866112 Protective shield for protecting skin on a digit from UV radiation  
A protective shield is provided for protecting the skin on a digit, such as a finger or a toe of a person, from UV radiation. The protective shield includes a longitudinal shield body that extends...
8859987 Sensor housing  
A sensor housing (10) in which a radiation sensor can be inserted through a sensor aperture (28) has blocking means (30, 32) that can move between an open position and a closed position. When the...
8835887 Radiation shield with disposable sterile drape for protecting the hands and arms during interventional cardiovascular fluoroscopy  
A radiation blocking shied for the hands of a clinical operator of fluoroscopic equipment during extended surgery or diagnostic testing.
8829474 Laser protection  
A laser protection cabin separates a working space for laser processing from a working space environment and includes a first wall area, in particular a ceiling area, and a second wall area, in...
8829436 Phase plate and method of fabricating same  
A method of fabricating a phase plate, for use in a transmission electron microscope, with simple process steps is offered. The method includes a step (S100) of forming a first layer on a...
8830556 Metamaterials  
One exemplary metamaterial is formed from a plurality of individual unit cells, at least a portion of which have a different permeability than others. The plurality of individual unit cells are...
8822965 Charged particle beam irradiation apparatus  
A charged particle beam irradiation apparatus includes: a scanning electromagnet that scans a charged particle beam; and a degrader that is provided on a downstream side of the scanning...
8822964 Radioactive substance storage container  
A radioactive substance storage container 100 includes a body 10 and a lid 10 having a sealed structure, and a basket 5 housed in the body 1 to hold fuel assemblies. The basket 5 includes a...
8824631 X-ray reflecting device  
Provided is a technique for X-ray reflection, such as an X-ray reflecting mirror, capable of achieving a high degree of smoothness of a reflecting surface, high focusing (reflecting) performance,...
8822950 Radionuclide generator and method of sterilization  
A column assembly of a radionuclide generator includes a column that retains a parent radionuclide that spontaneously decays to a relatively short-lived daughter radionuclide. A fluid path extends...
8822963 Vapor forming apparatus, system and method for producing vapor from radioactive decay material  
Example embodiments include a vapor forming apparatus, system and/or method for producing vapor from radioactive decay material. The vapor forming apparatus including an insulated container...
8816307 Method and apparatus pertaining to use of jaws during radiation treatment  
These various embodiments are employed in conjunction with the use of both a multi-leaf collimator and jaws that are interposed between a source of radiation and a treatment target while sourcing...
8816308 RI manufacturing apparatus  
An RI manufacturing apparatus includes: an accelerator which accelerates charged particles; a target which is irradiated with the charged particle accelerated by the accelerator, thereby...
8811564 Lid frame for nuclear fuel assembly shipping container and shipping container for nuclear fuel assemblies  
A lid frame for a nuclear fuel assembly shipping container and a shipping container for nuclear fuel assemblies are provided. The shipping container includes a lower container having a cradle, an...
8809824 Cryogenically cooled radiation shield device and associated method  
A cryogenically cooled radiation shield device and method are provided to shield an area, such as the capsule of a space vehicle, from radiation. A cryogenically cooled radiation shield device may...
8804895 Cask intended to receive a canister containing radioactive material, and transfer method for said canister  
The invention concerns a cask for a canister containing radioactive material, comprising a canister extraction assembly and designed so that it can bring the canister to an extraction position...
8803113 Scraper for an applicator to be used in electron radiation therapy and applicator  
A scraper for an applicator to be used in electron radiation therapy includes a three layer arrangement. A first layer of the three layer arrangement faces an incident direction of electrons and...
8803453 Accelerator system stabilization for charged particle acceleration and radiation beam generation  
A method for generating stabilized particle acceleration by a radio-frequency (RF) accelerator is described, comprising operating the accelerator in a warm-up mode during a warm-up time period,...