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Provided is a spatial focusing ion mobility tube, including an ionzation source, an ion gate, a grid mesh and a faraday disc. A focusing grid mesh parallel to the ion gate is provided at one side...
US20110284758 Spherical Aberration Corrector and Method of Spherical Aberration Correction  
A spherical aberration corrector and method is offered, which is easy to design and which can correct spherical aberration and even six-fold astigmatism in a charged particle beam instrument. The...
US20110313232 Multi-Field Charged Particle Cancer Therapy Method and Apparatus  
The invention relates generally to treatment of solid cancers. More particularly, the invention relates to a multi-field charged particle cancer therapy method and apparatus coordinated with...
US20120267543 SYNCHROTRON AND PARTICLE THERAPY SYSTEM USING THE SAME  
Disclosed herein are provided an arrangement of devices suitable to downsize a synchrotron, a synchrotron using such an arrangement, and a particle therapy system using the synchrotron. In the...
US20150008331 CHARGED PARTICLE INSPECTION METHOD AND CHARGED PARTICLE SYSTEM  
The present invention relates to a charged particle system comprising: a charged particle source; a first multi aperture plate; a second multi aperture plate disposed downstream of the first multi...
US20120143051 MULTI-FIELD CHARGED PARTICLE CANCER THERAPY METHOD AND APPARATUS COORDINATED WITH PATIENT RESPIRATION  
The invention relates generally to treatment of solid cancers. More particularly, the invention relates to a multi-field imaging and/or a multi-field charged particle cancer therapy method and...
US20120313003 Gantry for Medical Particle Therapy Facility  
A particle therapy gantry for delivering a particle beam to a patient includes a beam tube having a curvature defining a particle beam path and a plurality of superconducting, variable field...
US20110001057 COMPONENT FOR MANIPULATING A STREAM OF CHARGED PARTICLES  
An apparatus 10 for manipulating the trajectories of moving charged particles. The apparatus includes a grid 14 of laterally spaced side by side elongate elements 16 and means 18 defining a path...
US20110001056 COMPONENT FOR MANIPULATING A STREAM OF CHARGED PARTICLES  
An apparatus for manipulating the trajectories of moving charged particles. The apparatus includes a grid of laterally spaced side by side elongate elements and means defining a path for charged...
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A system and method to provide uniform, high intensity radially inwardly directed electron beams to the interior of a cylindrical volume for the purpose of destroying toxic, hazardous, or noxious...
US20110216299 ELECTROSTATIC LENS STRUCTURE  
An electrostatic lens comprising a first conductive plate with a first aperture, a second conductive plate with a second aperture, the second aperture being substantially aligned with the first...
US20110284760 SYNCHROTRON POWER CYCLING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF  
The invention comprises a charged particle cancer therapy system or synchrotron system using one or more switches to introduce a corresponding one or more resistors into a circuit linking a power...
US20130270452 Charged Particle Trajectory Control Apparatus, Charged Particle Accelerator, Charged Particle Storage Ring, and Deflection Electromagnet  
A charged particle orbit control device (100) is used in a ring-shaped charged particle accelerator or a charged particle storage ring. The charged particle orbit control device (100) is...
US20110186744 CHARGED PARTICLE BEAM APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A first aperture 17 includes an opening 17a of a rectangular shape on a first quadrant and quarter-circular shape on a second quadrant, a third quadrant, and a fourth quadrant. A second aperture...
US20150123007 DEFLECTION PLATE AND DEFLECTION DEVICE FOR DEFLECTING CHARGED PARTICLES  
A deflection plate having a non-planar shape, for deflecting charged particles is provided. An associated method is also provided.
US20130026387 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRAPPING AND MEASURING A CHARGED PARTICLE IN A LIQUID  
A system and method for trapping a charged particle is disclosed. A time-varying periodic multipole electric potential is generated in a trapping volume. A charged particle under the influence of...
US20150155154 MINIATURE TIME-OF-FLIGHT MASS SPECTROMETER  
A miniature time-of-flight mass spectrometer (TOF-MS) was developed for a NASA/ASTID program beginning 2008. The primary targeted application for this technology is the detection of non-volatile...
US20110147608 CHARGED PARTICLE CANCER THERAPY IMAGING METHOD AND APPARATUS  
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for treatment of a solid tumor. More particularly, the invention comprises a multi-axis and/or multi-field charged particle cancer therapy system....
US20130270451 Magnetic Structure For Circular Ion Accelerator  
A magnet structure for use in a circular ion accelerator, such as e.g. a synchrocyclotron comprises a cold-mass structure including superconducting magnetic coils (20, 25), at least one dry...
US20140346346 AC GATE ION FILTER METHOD AND APPARATUS  
The present invention uses an AC voltage instead of DC voltage on an ion gate to filter/selectively pass ions. The ions that pass through the AC ion gate can be further separated in a...
US20140145090 Compact gantry for particle therapy  
The present invention relates to a particle therapy apparatus used for radiation therapy. More particularly, this invention relates to a compact isocentric gantry for delivering particle beams...
US20130187060 Compact gantry for particle therapy  
The present invention relates to a particle therapy apparatus used for radiation therapy. More particularly, this invention relates to a compact isocentric gantry for delivering particle beams...
US20130001432 Compact gantry for particle therapy  
The present invention relates to a particle therapy apparatus used for radiation therapy. More particularly, this invention relates to a compact isocentric gantry for delivering particle beams...
US20120217388 Bladed Ion Slicer  
Provided herein is a bladed ion slicer for blocking ions in an ion beam that have significant distance from the beam axis. In certain embodiments, the bladed ion slicer comprises a body; a first...
US20120193550 CHARGED PARTICLE RADIATION DEVICE  
Provided is a charged particle radiation device enabling suppression of both inclination and vertical vibration of a charged particle optical lens barrel, with a simple configuration. A charged...
US20090039281 ABERRATION CORRECTOR AND CHARGED PARTICLE BEAM APPARATUS USING THE SAME  
The present invention provides an aberration corrector giving excellent assembly accuracy but having fewer parts and fewer adjustment locations in number. In order to achieve it, a multistage...
US20120223246 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATED CYCLOTRON PROCEDURES  
Systems and methods are provided to perform efficient, automatic cyclotron initialization, calibration, and beam adjustment. A process is provided that allows the automation of the initialization...
US20120061582 PARTICLE BEAM THERAPY SYSTEM  
There are provided with a respiration induction apparatus that induces respiration, based on a desired respiration waveform; a switching device that switches the orbit of a particle beam; and an...
US20150170871 DEFLECTION PLATE AND DEFLECTION DEVICE FOR DEFLECTING CHARGED PARTICLES  
A deflection plate for deflecting charged particles, the plate comprising a recess is provided.
US20150243481 PROXIMITY EFFECT CORRECTION IN A CHARGED PARTICLE LITHOGRAPHY SYSTEM  
The invention relates to a method for performing charged particle beam proximity effect correction, comprising the steps of: receiving a digital layout pattern to be patterned onto a target using...
US20140061457 DEVICE FOR MANIPULATING CHARGED PARTICLES  
The present invention is concerned with a device for charged particle transportation and manipulation. Embodiments provide a capability of combining positively and negatively charged particles in...
US20110220809 ACCELERATED PARTICLE IRRADIATION EQUIPMENT  
Accelerated particle irradiation equipment is installed in a building having a multi-story structure. The accelerated particle irradiation equipment includes a particle accelerator and an...
US20150228444 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROL OF COHERENT SYNCHROTRON RADIATION EFFECTS DURING RECIRCULATION WITH BUNCH COMPRESSION  
A modulated-bending recirculating system that avoids CSR-driven breakdown in emittance compensation by redistributing the bending along the beamline. The modulated-bending recirculating system...
US20100072388 Particle beam and crabbing and deflecting structure  
A new type of structure for the deflection and crabbing of particle bunches in particle accelerators comprising a number of parallel transverse electromagnetic (TEM)-resonant) lines operating in...
US20140224998 RF Transformer  
An RF transformer for supplying power as part of a tank circuit, comprising: a primary side, having at least one main winding and at least one shorting winding, the at least one main winding being...
US20150228453 METHOD FOR ACQUIRING SETTLING TIME  
A method for acquiring a settling time includes forming, using a deflector, a reference pattern so that a deflection movement amount of the beam may be smaller than an evaluation deflection...
US20110240849 Microengineered multipole rod assembly  
A method of mounting rods in quadrupole, hexapole, octupole, and other multipole geometries is described. First and second dies are used to hold the rods in the required configuration with the...
US20140231667 PLASMA GENERATOR  
An arrangement for generating plasma, the arrangement comprising a primary plasma source (1) comprising a primary source chamber (15) and a first coil (4) for generating plasma in the primary...
US20080054186 Method of Aberration Correction and Electron Beam System  
There is disclosed an electron beam system in which the third-order aberration S3 with two-fold symmetry is corrected. If a Cs corrector is operated, parasitic aberration S3 (third-order...
US20080217531 INTEGRATED DEFLECTORS FOR BEAM ALIGNMENT AND BLANKING IN CHARGED PARTICLE COLUMNS  
A charged particle beam column package includes an assembly (e.g., comprising a plurality of layers, which can have a component coupled to one of the layers), and at least one deflector between an...
US20120091359 SIMPLIFIED PARTICLE EMITTER AND METHOD OF OPERATING THEREOF  
An emitter assembly for emitting a charged particle beam along an optical axis is described. The emitter assembly being housed in a gun chamber and includes an emitter having an emitter tip,...
US20100302520 CLUSTER E-BEAM LITHOGRAPHY SYSTEM  
A hybrid lithography system is disclosed to achieve high throughput and high resolution of sub 32 nm lithography. The hybrid system contains an optical lithographer for expose pattern area where...
US20130156939 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ANALYZING AND/OR REPAIRING OF AN EUV MASK DEFECT  
The invention relates to a method for analyzing a defect of a photolithographic mask for an extreme ultraviolet (EUV) wavelength range (EUV mask) comprising the steps of: (a) generating at least...
US20090200497 BEAM CURRENT CALIBRATION SYSTEM  
A charged particle beam device is described. The charged particle beam device includes an emitter adapted for emitting a primary charged particle beam, a specimen location adapted for holding a...
US20130105704 White beam slit  
A white beam slit. The embodiment of this unit consists of vertical and horizontal slit mechanisms, a vacuum vessel which houses them, stepper motors, limit switches, electrical connections for a...
US20090242785 SUPER CONDUCTING BEAM GUIDANCE MAGNET, WHICH CAN ROTATE AND HAS A SOLID-STATE CRYOGENIC THERMAL BUS  
The beam guidance magnet for deflection of a beam of electrically charged particles can rotate about an axis located outside the magnet, and free of ferromagnetic material influencing the beam...
US20100230617 CHARGED PARTICLE RADIATION THERAPY  
Among other things, an accelerator is mounted on a gantry to enable the accelerator to move through a range of positions around a patient on a patient support. The accelerator is configured to...
US20150021492 ION GUIDE OR FILTERS WITH SELECTED GAS CONDUCTANCE  
Certain embodiments described herein are directed to rod assemblies such as, for example, quadrupole, hexapole and octupole rod assemblies. In some instances, the rod assemblies include at least...
US20090080617 APERTURE SHIELD INCORPORATING REFRACTORY MATERIALS  
An x-ray tube electron shield is disclosed for interposition between an electron emitter and an anode configured to receive the emitted electrons. The electron shield is configured to withstand...
US20130099132 OPTICAL SYSTEM FOR EUV LITHOGRAPHY WITH A CHARGED-PARTICLE SOURCE  
To prevent reflective optical elements (2) for EUV lithography from becoming electrically charged as they are irradiated with EUV radiation (4), an optical system for EUV lithography is proposed,...