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7319737 Laminographic system for 3D imaging and inspection  
A digital Laminographic or Tomosynthesis method is described for use in the detection of explosives concealed in baggage. The method uses at least one source of x-ray and at least two sets of...
7317390 Screening checkpoint for passengers and baggage  
An advanced technology screening checkpoint system includes a baggage screening zone, a passenger screening zone, and a secondary screening zone. The baggage screening zone may include an...
7317782 Radiation scanning of cargo conveyances at seaports and the like  
A radiation scanning system comprises a radiation source and a radiation detector that are proximate a crane system that moves objects between the source and the detector for scanning. The source...
7315609 Real-time X-ray scanner and remote crawler apparatus and method  
For inspecting a structure with non-destructive x-ray inspection, probes are magnetically coupled to opposing surfaces of the structure. An inspection device may be autonomous with a...
7310406 Inspection method and system for and method of producing component mounting substrate  
On a production line for component mounting substrate, mutually communicating inspection apparatus are each provided to a different one of production processes that are carried out sequentially...
7308077 Method and apparatus for target transmitting information about a target object between a prescanner and a CT scanner  
A method or apparatus for analyzing an object includes an X-ray prescanner that performs a prescan of the object to determine prescan information about the object. Then, a CT scanner performs a CT...
7308076 X-ray system comprising an X-ray source, a detector assembly, and a shutter  
A method and system include at least one X-ray source for producing at least one X-ray beam, at least one detector assembly, at least one shutter, and a barcode reader. The shutter directs the at...
7302036 Systems and methods for non-intrusive inspections of high-voltage circuit breakers  
Systems and methods are disclosed for non-intrusively inspecting circuit breakers, which may include one or more connector assemblies. An X-ray unit may be placed at a first location around the...
7302083 Method of and system for sharp object detection using computed tomography images  
A method of and a system for sharp object detection using computed tomography images are provided. The method comprises identifying voxels corresponding to individual objects; performing...
7302035 Scanning arm and train inspection system by imaging through radiation having the scanning arm  
A train inspection system by imaging through radiation, having a scanning arm positioned away from the track and supported on a construction base, and vibration damping elements positioned between...
7298815 Radiographic inspection apparatus and radiographic inspection method  
A radiographic inspection method of irradiating a circuit forming device with X-rays to inspect the inside of the device. The method includes an X-ray irradiation step of irradiating the circuit...
7286634 Method and apparatus for improving baggage screening examination  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for screening articles such as baggage, utilizing a computerized touch sensitive screen or other computerized pointing device for operator identification and...
7286635 Elemental analyzer apparatus and method  
An elemental analyzer for identifying quantities of one or more elements in a material has a container for holding a material to be analyzed, a resonant gamma ray source unit for directing...
7283613 Method of measuring the momentum transfer spectrum of elastically scattered X-ray quanta  
A method of measuring a momentum transfer spectrum of elastically scattered X-ray quanta which emanate from a scatter voxel inside an object to be examined is described. A scatter voxel emits...
7274767 Rotating carriage assembly for use in scanning cargo conveyances transported by a crane  
In one example, a radiation scanning system and method rotates a cargo conveyance after removal from a ship for proper orientation with respect to a scanning source and detector, for scanning. A...
7274768 X-ray diffraction-based scanning system  
An x-ray diffraction-based scanning method and system are described. The method includes screening for a particular substance in a container at a transportation center using a flat panel detector...
7267239 Method for nonintrusive scanning of cargo containers in a buffer operation  
A method for nonintrusive scanning of cargo containers quay side while the containers are being transferred between ship and land transportation utilizing a mobile cargo container handling buffer...
7261466 Imaging inspection apparatus with directional cooling  
An imaging inspection apparatus which utilizes a plurality of individual imaging devices (e.g., X-ray Computer Tomography scanning devices) for directing beams onto articles having objects therein...
7263160 Method and device for examining an object  
In the field of airport baggage inspection, a multi-level screening procedure is used. When a first level screening system (18) detects a “suspicious region” inside a bag, it is transferred to a...
7260177 X-ray inspection apparatus  
An X-ray inspection apparatus is disclosed. An inside area defining unit defines an area inside the rim of the can in an X-ray image created by an image formation unit. An extension area defining...
7260173 Apparatus and method for detecting threats  
An image pickup unit is disposed so as to be able to obtain a scan projection image of an inspection subject from each of a vertical direction and a horizontal direction. An X-ray absorption...
7257188 Dual energy radiation scanning of contents of an object  
In one embodiment, a method of examining contents of an object is disclosed comprising scanning an object at first and second radiation energies, detecting radiation at the first and second...
7254211 Method and apparatus for performing computed tomography  
An apparatus for performing computed tomography having a radiation source and at least one radiation detector spaced from the radiation source and which generates an output signal representative...
7251310 Method and apparatus for detecting contraband using radiated compound signatures  
An system for detecting contraband, particularly explosives or other energetic materials. The system includes a source of ionizing radiation that irradiates an item under inspection. The radiation...
7250606 Buried object evaluating method, underground resources evaluating method, underground waste evaluating method, underground preserved object evaluating method, stratum structure evaluating method and building interior monitoring method, all using hard X-rays or γ-rays  
As a method for using a hard X-ray sensor that can detect weak hard X-rays or the like with a higher resolution, a method for accurately evaluating natural resources of crude oil, natural gas,...
7239245 Method and device for monitoring position of radioactive materials in vehicles  
A method and device for monitoring the position of radioactive materials in vehicles relates to a technical field of monitoring of radioactive materials. The method comprises following steps:...
7236564 Linear array detector system and inspection method  
A linear array detector (LAD) for scanning an object is provided. The detector includes a scintillator layer configured for generating a number of optical signals representative of a fraction of...
7233644 Computed tomographic scanner using rastered x-ray tubes  
A high speed computed tomography x-ray scanner using a plurality of x-ray generators. Each x-ray generator is scanned along a source path that is a segment of the scanner's source path such that...
7233682 Security screening system and method  
A method and system of security screening of packages before packages are shipped by a commercial shipper. The method and system compares the configuration of the contents of the package when it...
7224765 Computed tomography system  
An embodiment of the invention is directed to a computed tomography device, comprising a tunnel to receive baggage, an x-ray source providing an x-ray beam that intersects the tunnel and has a...
7221732 Method and apparatus for producing laminography images using a fixed x-ray source  
An imaging system and method for taking an image of an object. The imaging system comprises a mechanism that propels the object linearly in a direction of motion through an imaging region that has...
7216548 Crane equipped with inspection device  
The invention aims at providing a crane equipped with an inspection device that can maintain excellent inspection conditions without decreasing cargo transporting efficiency. On a container...
7218704 X-ray backscatter mobile inspection van  
An inspection system based upon an enclosed conveyance such as a van, capable of road travel, for inspecting persons or objects. The conveyance is characterized by an enclosing body, or skin. A...
7215737 Double-radiant-source framework for container detecting system  
A double-radiant-source framework used for a radiation detecting system for containers, having a horizontal accelerator, a vertical accelerator and a gantry tower composed of a left vertical...
7207713 Boom with mast assembly  
A torsion- and bending resistant boom formed of beams running the length of the structure, a set of pierced, transverse flanges arrayed along, and substantially perpendicular to, the length of the...
7209540 Vessel scanning system  
An inspection system allows scanning an entire vessel and its contents in a water-filled passage. A radiation source emits a beam of radiation across a radiation path between the radiation source...
7209539 Process and device for testing parts by X rays  
The non-destructive test of a structure (10) such as an aircraft fuselage is done by placing an X-ray source (16) on one side of the structure, and placing a digital camera (24) on the other side....
7203276 X-ray scatter image reconstruction by balancing of discrepancies between detector responses, and apparatus therefor  
The present invention pertains to a method and an apparatus to generate a density image of an object using fan or cone beams of radiation and collimated detectors on one side of the object. The...
7197111 Process and apparatus for irradiating product pallets  
The present invention is related to a process for irradiation of a product pallet having four vertical faces by a photon beam such as an X-ray beam, a gamma source or similar, consisting in an...
7190757 Method of and system for computing effective atomic number images in multi-energy computed tomography  
A method of and a system for computing Z (effective atomic number) images from projection data are provided, wherein the projections are acquired using at least two x-ray spectra for a set of...
7177391 Imaging inspection apparatus  
An imaging inspection apparatus which utilizes a plurality of individual imaging inspection devices (e.g., X-ray Computer Tomography scanning devices) positioned on a frame for directing beams...
7164749 Method and apparatus for meat scanning  
A system and apparatus for scanning food products to determine at least one property of the food product. In one embodiment, two sources of the food product, such as a low fat and a high fat...
7164750 Non-destructive inspection of material in container  
An apparatus and method for non-destructive inspection of materials housed in containers involves orienting an X-ray beam emitter and detector to direct and detect an X-ray beam at an angle...
7162006 Method for de-skewing an X-ray picture of an item of luggage  
A method for the rectification of an X-ray picture (2a, 2b) of an item of luggage (2) during luggage screening with the following steps: recording the X-ray picture (2a, 2b) of the item of luggage...
7162005 Radiation sources and compact radiation scanning systems  
An X-ray source is disclosed comprising a source of high energy electrons that travel along a longitudinal path. Target material lies along the longitudinal path and X-ray radiation is generated...
7162007 Non-intrusive inspection systems for large container screening and inspection  
Non-intrusive inspection systems, including apparatuses and methods, for non-intrusively inspecting cargo containers employed, generally, in the cargo transportation industry. The non intrusive...
7151817 X-ray inspection systems with improved radiation attenuation shielding  
Arrangements of X-ray inspection systems are described. An X-ray inspection system may include a shielded housing with a tunnel passageway and entrance and exit ports. The system may include an...
7151447 Detection and identification of threats hidden inside cargo shipments  
A method for identifying at least one threat to the homeland security. Each threat is either hidden inside at least one cargo container before transit, or is placed inside at least one cargo...
7139406 Remote baggage screening system, software and method  
A method of advance baggage screening includes steps of transmitting a threat file corresponding to an item under inspection to a processing center, analyzing the threat file according to a...
RE39396 Mobile x-ray inspection system for large objects  
A device for inspecting a cargo container such as a motor vehicle or freight pallet, with penetrating radiation. A source of penetrating radiation is mounted on a moveable bed, thereby allowing a...