Apparatus for proton radiography
High-energy accelerator for beams of heavy ions
Neutron irradiation therapy machine
Construction of a CT scanner using heavy ions or protons
Scanning system for charged and neutral particle beams Patent #: 4442352
ApplicationNo. 07/163611 filed on 03/03/1988
US Classes:250/492.3, Ion or electron beam irradiation250/398, With target means315/503Synchrotron
ExaminersPrimary: Howell, Daniel W.
Assistant: Aronoff, Michael
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesG21K 5/10 (20060101)
G21K 5/04 (20060101)
A61N 5/10 (20060101)
AbstractA proton beam therapy sysstem for selectively generating and transporting proton beams from a single proton source and accelerator to selected ones of a plurality of patient treatment stations each having a rotatable gantry for delivering the proton beam at different angles to patients supported in fixed orientations at the stations.