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7783004 Cargo scanning system  
The present invention is directed to a portable inspection system for generating an image representation of target objects using a radiation source. A detector array having a first configuration...
7773725 Multi-energy radiography using monoenergetic pulsed source  
A method and apparatus for multi-energy object inspection using a brilliant x-ray source. A first mono-energetic x-ray image of an object at a first selected energy is generated. A second...
7769132 Material analysis based on imaging effective atomic numbers  
Effective atomic numbers associated with pixels in a region are received. An effective atomic number is associated with each pixel in the region. X-ray data for the region is received, and an item...
7769133 Relocatable X-ray imaging system and method for inspecting commercial vehicles and cargo containers  
A readily relocatable X-ray imaging system for inspecting the contents of vehicles and containers, and a method for using the same. In a preferred embodiment, the system is relatively small in...
7762760 Method of operating a cargo container scanning crane  
A mobile cargo container handling buffer crane having a bridge crane mounted thereon for transferring cargo containers between a ship and land transportation with nonintrusive inspection apparatus...
7760854 Method and device of irradiation of logs with x-ray as a phytosanitary treatment  
A method for conducting irradiation of all logs of a whole vehicle with X-rays as a phytosanitary treatment may include: connecting a traction device and a goods carrying vehicle outside a...
7760103 Multi-stage system for verification of container contents  
A multi-stage process utilizing one or more radiation sensors on a distributed network for the detection and identification of radiation, explosives, and special materials within a shipping...
7756248 X-ray detection in packaging  
Angle dispersive X-ray diffraction is used to test pharmaceutical products including a dosage form inside packaging, for example a tablet inside a blister pack, without removing the dosage form...
7742563 X-ray source and detector configuration for a non-translational x-ray diffraction system  
A system and method for scanning objects using a non-translational x-ray diffraction (XRD) system is disclosed. The system includes a scanning area through which an object to be scanned traverses...
7742568 Automobile scanning system  
A dual-energy x-ray imaging system searches a moving automobile for concealed objects. Dual energy operation is achieved by operating an x-ray source at a constant potential of 100 KV to 150 KV,...
7738631 Energy discriminating scatter imaging system  
A specimen inspection system includes a photon source for outputting photons along a transmission path and a conveyor for translating a specimen completely through the transmission path. A...
7738729 Systems and methods for reducing an artifact within an image  
A method for reducing an artifact within an image of a substance is described. The method includes generating the image of the substance, and constraining a measured linear attenuation coefficient...
7734008 Vehicle cargo inspection station and associated method  
A vehicle cargo inspection station includes a building structure that has open first and second ends and a top portion forming a passageway therein. A mechanism automatically scans the cargo area...
7734066 Security system with distributed computing  
A security system with a processor that receives information from multiple sources. The system is illustrated by a network of inspection machines at multiple locations in an airport, such as at...
7734102 Method and system for screening cargo containers  
A system for screening cargo containers is provided including an image generation device, an apparatus for screening cargo containers and an output module. The image generation device generates an...
7724869 Detector array and device using the same  
Disclosed is a detector array comprising a first linear array for detecting a first ray and a second ray which penetrate through a first plurality of parts of the inspected object to acquire first...
7724866 Method of and system for variable pitch computed tomography scanning for baggage screening  
A method of and a system for variable pitch CT scanning for baggage screening and variable pitch image reconstruction are disclosed. The method comprises decelerating conveyor belt speed when...
7720195 Self-contained mobile inspection system and method  
The inspection methods and systems of the present invention are mobile, rapidly deployable, and capable of scanning a wide variety of receptacles cost-effectively and accurately on uneven...
7720194 High throughput baggage inspection system  
A stand-alone inspection system operating reliably with high throughput. The system employs automated image analysis to distinguish between cleared items and suspicious items. Cleared items pass...
7709800 Method and apparatus for rejecting radioactive interference in a radiation monitoring station  
Methods and apparatuses for rejecting radioactive interference in a radiation monitoring station. Techniques typically include two radiation detectors positioned to acquire first and second...
7706502 Cargo container inspection system and apparatus  
A cargo container inspection radiation detector apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes a support, and a plurality of area radiation detectors disposed upon the support arranged...
7706912 Orifice formation control system  
An orifice formation system is provided. The system includes a manufacturing machine configured to form an orifice in a workpiece, a computed tomography x-ray machine configured to generate data...
7702070 Device and method for inspecting contraband in aviation cargo container  
A device for inspecting contraband in an aviation cargo containers includes: a turntable located at an object inspecting position and configured to carry the object to be inspected and bring the...
7702068 Contraband detection systems and methods  
In one embodiment, the present invention provides a CT scanner system for use in baggage screening at security checkpoints.
7702075 Energy spectrum modulation apparatus, material discrimination method and device, image processing method  
Disclosed are an energy spectrum modulation apparatus, a material discrimination method and a device thereof, as well as an image processing method are disclosed, which can discriminate the...
7700820 Process for controlling the quality of an absorbent article including a wetness sensing system  
The present disclosure is generally directed to a process for controlling the quality of manufactured absorbent articles, the process including incorporating into an absorbent article at least a...
7701336 Detection of nuclear materials hidden inside cargo shipments by using sensor fusion technique  
A method for identifying at least one nuclear threat to homeland security, wherein such each nuclear threat is either hidden inside at least one cargo container before transit, or is placed inside...
7702069 X-ray security inspection machine  
X-ray security inspection machine (10) comprising an X-ray tunnel (40); a conveyor means (50) for conveying an article through the tunnel; an X-ray source for irradiating the article; and an X-ray...
7697745 Enclosure inspection method and apparatus thereof  
In an enclosure inspection apparatus 11, when a sealed letter 2 is inputted into a sealed letter loading station A, visual inspecting means 27 and X-ray inspecting means 33 determine thickness of...
7693261 Method and apparatus for inspection of materials  
A method and apparatus for obtaining radiation transmission data including providing a radiation source, e.g., x-ray or gamma-ray source, and a radiation detector system, e.g., x-ray or gamma-ray...
7688945 System for image inspection of movable object and dodging method  
The present invention discloses a system for imaging inspection of a movable object is provided, comprising: a first detecting unit configured to inspect whether a moving object to be inspected...
7684541 System and method capable of simultaneous radiographic examination and radioactive material inspection  
The present invention relates to the field of radiographic examination and radioactive material inspection, and provides a system and a method capable of simultaneous radiographic examination and...
7677857 Mobile cargo container scanning buffer crane  
A mobile cargo container handling buffer crane having a bridge crane mounted thereon for transferring cargo containers between a ship and land transportation with an intermediate transfer position...
7672426 Radiation scanning units with reduced detector requirements  
In one embodiment, a scanning unit for inspecting cargo conveyances uses a partial radiation beam and a detector of reduced length. In another embodiment, a scanning unit for inspecting objects...
7672427 Imaging system  
It is disclosed an imaging system comprising: radiation generating means including at least one radiation source for generating radiations; data acquiring means including an detector matrix faced...
7663109 Mobile cantilever door-type container inspection system  
The present invention discloses a mobile cantilever door-type container inspection system, in the art of radiation scanning imaging inspection technology. The system according to the present...
7661738 Radiation detection unit for mounting a radiation sensor to a container crane  
A radiation detection unit includes a housing and isolators unitarily constructed from mechanical energy absorbent material. The housing is attached rigidly to a structure and its major dimensions...
7660387 Radiation imaging system  
The present invention discloses an radiation imaging system, comprising: an accelerator for generating rays which penetrate through the objects to be inspected and an synchronous signal; a...
7660386 Vehicle-carried radiation inspection system and lifting device used therein  
A vehicle-carried radiation inspection system has a simple structure with advantages of convenient operation, little scanning blind area and reliable safety performance. The system includes a...
7656995 Imaging of materials  
An apparatus and method for obtaining an image of an object. The apparatus comprises a radiation source and a series of two to five linear detectors spaced therefrom to define a scanning zone;...
7653176 Inspection system with material identification  
An angular analysis system that can be controlled to receive radiation at a defined angle from a defined focus region. The angular analysis system is used for level 2 inspection in an explosive...
7653175 Radiographic inspection system and method  
A system is provided for radiographic inspection of an object comprising multiple having different material properties. The system comprises a radiation source configured to generate radiation, a...
7649977 Neutron-gamma ray tomography  
A neutron-gamma ray tomography system comprises a source, a detector array, and an image processor. The source illuminates an object with a dual neutron-gamma ray beam. The detector array...
7649976 System and method for determining dimensions of structures/systems for designing modifications to the structures/systems  
A method and system of determining the physical dimensions and configuration of a structure or system as a precursor to the design of modifications of the structure or system by analyzing hidden...
7642526 Direction correcting apparatus, method thereof and movable radiation inspecting system  
The present invention discloses direction correcting apparatus and method thereof for a movable radiation inspecting system having a moving device. The direction correcting apparatus comprises: a...
7636418 Container inspection system  
An inspection system provides for inspection of cargo containers. A scanning tunnel has an entrance and an exit, a plurality of scanning entrance doors, each having an open position and a closed...
7634058 Methods and systems for determining the average atomic number and mass of materials  
Disclosed herein are methods and systems of scanning a target for potential threats using the energy spectra of photons scattered from the target to determine the spatial distributions of average...
7630474 Radiation scanning with photon tagging  
In accordance with an embodiment, a method of examining contents of objects comprises accelerating a plurality of electrons to a predetermined acceleration energy and colliding the accelerated...
7626186 Mobile electron beam radiation sterilizing apparatus  
A mobile electron beam radiation sterilizing apparatus includes a movable chassis vehicle; a cabinet body installed on the chassis vehicle; an electron accelerator, which generates electron beam...
7623626 System and methods for x-ray backscatter reverse engineering of structures  
A system and methods for x-ray backscatter reverse engineering of structures. One embodiment includes a plurality of articulated arms attached to a movable base. Another embodiment includes a...