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Detection of neutrinos
12/11/14 - 20140361188 - A flux detection apparatus can include a radioactive sample having a decay rate capable of changing in response to interaction with a first particle or a field, and a detector associated with the radioactive sample. The detector is responsive to a second particle or radiation formed by decay of the...

Radiation imaging system
12/11/14 - 20140361189 - A radiation imaging system includes: a sensor unit including a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, and configured to convert a radiation into an electric charge and to output a pixel output value; a detecting unit configured to detect an irradiation start of the radiation; and a control unit...

Optical sensors for monitoring biopharmaceutical solutions in single-use containers
12/04/14 - 20140353516 - Disposable, pre-sterilized, and pre-calibrated, pre-validated sensors are provided. The sensor comprises a disposable fluid conduit or bioreactor bag and a reusable sensor assembly. An optical bench or inset optical component or module is integrated within the disposable fluid conduit or bioreactor bag, which provides an optical light path through the...

System and method for measuring chlorine concentration in fly ash cement concret
11/27/14 - 20140346366 - The system for measuring chlorine concentration in fly ash cement concrete utilizes a portable neutron generator and a gamma-ray detector for performing prompt gamma neutron activation analysis of chlorine concentration in a fly ash cement concrete specimen. The system includes a portable neutron generator for generating a pulsed neutron beam...

System for detecting and counting ions
11/20/14 - 20140339435 - A system for detecting and counting ions comprises a source of atoms, a hot filament ion source, means for generating an electric field and a magnetic field, and means for detecting and counting the ions, and the filament comprises a portion that is concave along its longitudinal and/or transverse axis....

Method of using the novel polymer gel for magnetic resonance imaging (mri) validation
11/13/14 - 20140332693 - Novel normoxic N-(Hydroxymethyl) acrylamide (NHMAGAT) polymer gel dosimeters for MRI scanning are introduced for radiotherapy planning system. The composition of the NHMAGAT polymer gel and method of making the NHMAGAT polymer gel dosimeter are disclosed. The dosimeters are irradiated with Varian Rapid Arc linear systems at different absorbed doses. The...

Plasma evaluation apparatus
10/23/14 - 20140312241 - [Solution] A plasma evaluation system and method for evaluating plasma, including: a treatment target material; and a weak current measurement unit including a resistor unit and a differential amplifier, wherein the treatment target material is connected to the weak current measurement unit via a treatment target side measurement terminal, the...

X-ray generation
10/09/14 - 20140299782 - An apparatus for generating x-rays includes an electron beam generator and a first device arranged to apply an RF electric field to accelerate the electron beam from the generator. A photon source is arranged to provide photons to a zone to interact with the electron beam from the first device...

Radiation generating apparatus, radiographing apparatus, and computer readable storage medium storing program
10/02/14 - 20140291539 - A radiation generating apparatus and a radiographing apparatus configured to allow a radiation generating unit to be installed at arbitrary positions include an arm configured to support a radiation generating unit that generates radiation, a pillar configured to rotatably support the arm, and a movable base configured to support the...

Radiation generating apparatus and radiographic imaging system
10/02/14 - 20140291540 - A radiation generating apparatus includes a support structure that supports a radiation generating unit that generates radiation; and a base frame that supports the support structure and includes a plurality of leg portions configured to be arranged in a predetermined manner in accordance with an imaging state or storage state...

Radiation image pickup system
09/25/14 - 20140284491 - A radiation image pickup system includes a correction coefficient calculation unit that calculates a correction coefficient using pixel output values of a plurality of pixels, and a correction unit that corrects pixel output values of a plurality of pixels using the correction coefficient. A drive control unit repeatedly resets an...

Light irradiance and thermal measurement in uv and cvd chambers
09/18/14 - 20140264059 - Embodiments of a semiconductor processing chamber described herein include a substrate support, a source of radiant energy opposite the substrate support, a window between the source of radiant energy and the substrate support, a detector sensitive to the radiant energy positioned to detect the radiant energy transmitted by the window,...

Radiation image pickup apparatus, radiation image pickup system, method for controlling radiation image pickup apparatus, and program
09/18/14 - 20140264060 - A radiation image pickup apparatus includes a pixel array including a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix and configured to convert a radiant ray into electric signals, signal processors configured to output digital signals obtained in accordance with the electric signals output from the pixel array in parallel, and...

Radiation imaging apparatus, radiation inspection apparatus, method for correcting signal, and computer-readable storage medium
08/28/14 - 20140239186 - A radiation imaging apparatus, comprising a pixel array on which a plurality of pixels are arrayed, a readout unit configured to read out a signal from the pixel array, a first unit configured to specify a portion of the signal read out by the readout unit, at which a saturated...

Radiation generating tube, and radiation generating device and apparatus including the tube
07/24/14 - 20140203183 - A radiation generating tube includes an electron emitting source configured to emit an electron beam; a target configured to generate radiation when the target is irradiated with the electron beam; a rear shield body having a tube-shaped electron passage with openings thereof at each end of the passage, and being...

Fluid medium sensor system and method
07/24/14 - 20140203184 - An apparatus employs a plurality of transducers distributed along a cable to sample a medium. Some of the transducers may be operated according to various sequences which specific wavelengths and/or magnitudes of emission of electromagnetic energy. Some of the transducers sample, detect or measure responses of the fluid medium to...

Method and apparatus for particle beam range verification
05/29/14 - 20140145088 - The invention is related to a method and apparatus for verifying the beam range in a target irradiated with a charged hadron beam, such as a proton beam. The beam range is the location of the Bragg peak in the target, being the location where the largest portion of the...

Radiation detector, and radiation imaging apparatus provided with detector
05/22/14 - 20140138553 - An X-ray detector is provided with a plurality of modules each having a plurality of detection elements each composing a pixel, in which the detection elements convert incoming radiations to electric data depending on amounts of the radiations. The plural modules are mutually adjacently arranged on the same surface with...

Projection method of 3d ray tracing
05/22/14 - 20140138554 - The present invention provides a projection method of 3D ray tracing, so as to construct a geometric factor required for the reconstruction of a medical image in the imaging field. The present invention mainly projects a radiation field and a voxel detected by each detector on two 2D planes, then...

Radiation imaging system
05/08/14 - 20140124678 - A radiation imaging system includes a portable radiation imaging device, a radiation generating device, a console and a portable terminal. When the console receives data for preview image from the radiation imaging device before receiving a completion signal from the portable terminal the console transmits a cancel signal to the...

Radiation imaging system
04/17/14 - 20140103222 - This radiation imaging system has a radiation source, a case, and a radiation detection device which is housed in the case, and is equipped with a radiation detector having a conversion unit that converts radiation from the radiation source, which has passed through at least a subject, to radiation image...

Applying crt tube-type electron directingplates in a double slit system to provide an observable bridge between classical and quantum physics
03/27/14 - 20140084178 - Applying a Double Slit System in combination with Cathode Ray Tube-type electron directing plates between which an electron travels on its way to the Slits, and to which plates are applied precise voltage potentials in use, allows controlling where, within the width of a Double Slit System Slit an electron...

Hidden sensors in an electronic device
03/20/14 - 20140077094 - An electronic device having one or more sensors is provided. The sensors may include any suitable type of sensor that emits or receives radiation (e.g., light waves) from the environment. The electronic device may include openings through which radiation may reach the sensors while keeping the sensors hidden from view....

Atom probe measuring apparatus and method
03/13/14 - 20140070110 - In one embodiment, an atom probe measuring apparatus includes an X-ray source configured to generate an X-ray. The apparatus further includes an optical system configured to irradiate a sample with the X-ray. The apparatus further includes a power supply configured to apply a voltage to the sample. The apparatus further...

Radiation imaging apparatus, method for controlling the same, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium
03/06/14 - 20140061491 - A radiation imaging apparatus, comprising a sensor array in which a plurality of sensors configured to output signals corresponding to irradiated radiation, a detection unit configured to detect radiation, a driving unit configured to drive the sensor array, so as to initialize the plurality of sensors for each row repeatedly...

Radiation imaging apparatus and radiation imaging system
03/06/14 - 20140061492 - To provide a radiation imaging apparatus and a radiation imaging system that can detect radiation with high accuracy, the radiation imaging apparatus includes: a detection unit in which conversion elements that convert radiation into an electric signal are arranged in a matrix shape; a radiation detection unit configured to detect...

Apparatus for particle therapy verification
03/06/14 - 20140061493 - The invention is related to an apparatus and method for charged hadron therapy verification by detecting and/or quantifying prompt gammas produced when irradiating a target (6) with a charged hadron beam. The apparatus comprises a collimator (1) provided with a slit-shaped portion (2) configured to be arranged perpendicularly to the...

Radiation imaging apparatus and radiation imaging system
03/06/14 - 20140061494 - A radiation imaging apparatus including: a detector that includes a detection section in which pixels having a conversion element that converts radiation to an electric charge are arranged in a matrix shape, a drive circuit configured to drive the detection section, and a read circuit configured to output an electric...

Radiation imaging apparatus, method for driving the same and radiation imaging system
03/06/14 - 20140061495 - A radiation imaging apparatus, comprising a sensor array configured to output a signal in accordance with irradiated radiation, a driving unit configured to output a signal from the sensor array by driving the sensor array, a detecting unit configured to detect irradiated radiation, a control unit configured to control the...

Radiographic imaging method, radiation detector and radiographic imaging apparatus
01/30/14 - 20140027650 - A radiation detector for detecting irradiated radiation that includes: a converting layer for converting radiation irradiated from a radiation source capable of irradiating radiation from two imaging directions, which are different from each other, into electric charges; and a plurality of pixel electrodes for collecting the converted charges. In the...

Inspection device
01/16/14 - 20140014848 - An inspection device for inspecting a surface of an inspection object using a beam includes a beam generator capable of generating one of either charge particles or an electromagnetic wave as a beam, a primary optical system capable of guiding and irradiating the beam to the inspection object supported within...

Method for controlling radiation image pickup apparatus, radiation image pickup apparatus, and radiation image pickup system
01/09/14 - 20140008544 - A radiation image pickup apparatus includes a pixel array having pixels each including a conversion element and a switch element, a drive circuit for controlling the switch element between a conducting state and a non-conducting state, a detection unit for outputting a detection signal varying with the intensity of irradiation...

Method and system for non-invasive imaging of a target region
10/31/13 - 20130284939 - Embodiments of systems, methods and non-transitory computer readable media for imaging are presented. Preliminary image data corresponding to a first FOV of a subject at a first resolution is acquired using an imaging system including one or more radiation sources and at least one hybrid detector, specifically using at least...

Detection device for detecting photons emitted by a radiation source
10/31/13 - 20130284940 - The invention relates to a detection device (6) for detecting photons emitted by a radiation source (2). A signal generation unit (20) generates a detection signal indicative of the energy of a detected photon while photons strike the detection device (6), and a baseline signal, which is affected by photons...

Method for research of internal structure and / or contents of an object, obtaining an image of the object, and / or the internal structure, and / or the contents, and a system for executing the method
10/24/13 - 20130277568 - There are proposed methods for research of internal structure and/or contents of an object, obtaining an image therefor, and/or the internal structure and/or contents, and devices for executing thereof. They allow for analyzing object properties and qualities and for remotely controlling the objects. The methods and devices are distinct due...

Radiation imaging apparatus, radiation imaging system, and method for controlling the radiation imaging apparatus
10/10/13 - 20130264487 - A radiation imaging apparatus includes plural pixels arranged in a matrix each including a conversion element and a switch element, plural drive wires arranged in a column direction, a drive circuit configured to sequentially supply a conduction voltage to the plural drive wires and supply a non-conduction voltage to the...

Spherical rotational radiation therapy apparatus
10/03/13 - 20130256551 - A spherical rotational radiation therapy apparatus (SRRTA) with single spherical rotation center (SRC) is proposed. Referencing a combined X-Y-Z Cartesian and (r-α-β-γ) polar coordinates. The SRRTA includes a multi-axial gantry with rotatable proximal face around gantry bore; the proximal gantry face has at least one rotatable, along α-coordinate, pair of...

Photon counting-based virtual detector
08/08/13 - 20130200269 - Among other things, one or more techniques and/or systems are described for creating virtual channels in a photon emitting imaging modality. The imaging modality comprises a plurality of photon counting channels. Information yielded from two or more photon counting channels during a same or similar acquisition view may be combined...

Apparatus and system for inspecting an asset
08/01/13 - 20130193338 - This disclosure describes an apparatus and inspection system that is useful to inspection tubes (e.g., boiler tubes). The apparatus can comprise a housing and a pair of translating baffles that engage the outside of the housing. In one embodiment, the housing moves relative to the translating baffles during rotation of...

Determination of emission parameters from field emission sources
07/25/13 - 20130187058 - The state of an emitter can be determined by measurements of how the current changes with the extraction voltage. A field factor β function is determined by series of relatively simple measurements of charged particles emitted at different conditions. The field factor can then be used to determine derived characteristics...

Crystalline quality evaluation apparatus for thin-film semiconductors, using +82 -pcd technique
06/20/13 - 20130153778 - The present invention provides a crystalline quality evaluation apparatus (1) and a crystalline quality evaluation method for thin-film semiconductors, which are designed to evaluate crystalline quality of a sample (2) of a thin-film semiconductor (2a) by emitting excitation light and an electromagnetic wave to irradiate a measurement site of the...

Radiological image-capturing device, radiological image-capturing system, radiological image-capturing method, and program
06/06/13 - 20130140467 - A radiological image-capturing device includes: a first read control section that executes a first read mode in which electric signals stored in a plurality of pixels are read out simultaneously in units of a plurality of rows; and an emission-start determining section that determines that the emission of radiation from...

Radiographic apparatus having reduced radiological dosage
05/23/13 - 20130126747 - A radiographic apparatus includes a radiation tube, a collimator and a camera. The radiation tube radiates a radiation. The collimator is attached to the radiation tube. The camera is attached to the collimator to provide an image to a user before a radiation field reaches a target organ. The radiation...

Radiation image capturing system and radiation image capturing apparatus
04/25/13 - 20130099128 - According to one implementation, a radiation image capturing system includes a radiation image capturing apparatus; and a radiation generating apparatus. The radiation image capturing apparatus includes: a plurality of radiation detecting elements defined by a plurality of scanning lines and a plurality of signal lines; a scanning driving section; a...

Nuclear density gauge
04/11/13 - 20130087715 - A nuclear level sensing gauge for a vessel 10 comprises a vertical source well 12 and one more level sensing detectors 22 mounted to vertically spaced nozzles, where the sources 30 in the source well 12 are distributed sources which emit a radiation pattern illuminating a length of greater than...

Charged particle beam drawing apparatus and method of manufacturing article
03/21/13 - 20130068959 - A drawing apparatus includes: a detector configured to output a current in accordance with a pulse of a charged particle beam; and a processor including a capacitor and configured to detect a value of a voltage of the capacitor and to obtain an intensity of the pulse based on a...

Time-of-flight imaging systems
01/31/13 - 20130026384 - Electronic devices may include time-of-flight image pixels. A time-of-flight image pixel may include first and second charge storage regions coupled to a photosensor and a transfer transistor with a gate terminal coupled to the first storage region. An electronic device may further include a light pulse emitter configured to emit...

Measurement of formation porosity using a single gamma ray detector
12/27/12 - 20120326048 - A pulsed neutron source is used in a porosity logging tool with a single gamma ray detector coated with a neutron absorbing material. By using a ratio of the spectral peak associated with hydrogen to a spectral peak associated with the neutron absorbing material, the formation porosity is estimated....

Particle beam treatment device and irradiation dose setting method of the particle beam treatment device
12/13/12 - 20120313002 - A particle beam treatment device includes an irradiation nozzle which moves a particle beam in a direction which is perpendicular to an advancing direction; a dose monitor which measures the dose of the particle beam; a planning part which sets the irradiation dose applied to a target volume; and a...

Method and device for quality control of radiopharmaceuticals
12/06/12 - 20120305789 - A method and a device are provided for evaluating quality of radiopharmaceutical preparations....

Particle beam irradiation apparatus and control method of the particle beam irradiation apparatus
12/06/12 - 20120305790 - Provided is a particle beam irradiation apparatus capable of highly reliable measurement of a dose of each beam and capable of highly sensitive measurement of a leakage dose caused by momentary beam emission. The particle beam irradiation apparatus according to the present invention includes: an emission control portion that controls...

Radiographic image photographing system and control device
11/15/12 - 20120286167 - A radiographic image photographing system and its control device surely correlates radiographing order information with radiographic image data and facilitates radiographing work. A control section of a tag reader reads out inherent information stored in a tag in a radiation image detecting device. A control section of a radiographing operation...

Apparatus for the extension and retraction of a peripheral device
09/27/12 - 20120241638 - The present invention provides an extendible support mechanism in which a counterbalance system allows extension and retraction of the arm to be carried out with the same level of mechanical effort. Embodiments of the present invention allow the system to be used in a plurality of orientations, and thus the...

Non-destructive inspection method and device
08/09/12 - 20120199754 - A method of non-destructive inspection of a subject body including one or more elements comprises irradiating the subject body with a neutron ray along an axis line passing through a reference point; synchronously detecting gamma rays from directions inclined at equal angles to the axis line at a plurality of...

Overlapping detector elements of a radiographic detector array
08/02/12 - 20120193548 - One or more techniques and/or systems described herein provide for creating detector elements that are configured to be overlaid, such that at least a portion of gap between two detector elements is situated in a plane that is not parallel to a plane through which primary radiation travels. That is,...

System and method for measuring and analyzing target emissions
07/05/12 - 20120168635 - An interrogation component is controllable between three detection/timing modes: neutron generator OFF for predetermined amount of time (Mode 1), neutron generator pulsing at 5-10 kHz/2-10 microseconds (Mode 2), and neutron generator pulsing at 200-400 Hz/25-200 microseconds (Mode 3). Utilizing the interrogation component in the three detection/timing modes to inspect a...

Electro-magnetic tomography using modulated signal
06/28/12 - 20120161024 - Disclosed is an electro-magnetic tomography including: a modulator configured to modulate a generated transmit reference signal using a pseudo-noise signal; a transmitter configured to transmit the signal modulated by the modulator; a receiver configured to receive a signal transmitted from a transmitter; an amplitude detector configured to compare an amplitude...

Method for monitoring fouling in a cooling tower
06/28/12 - 20120161025 - Fouling in the fill portion of a cooling tower is monitored by transmitting radiation through a cooling tower, detecting the amount of radiation that has penetrated the cooling tower, and calculating the density of the fill portion of the cooling tower based on the detected radiation. A higher than expected...

Radiographic image capturing system
06/14/12 - 20120145914 - Disclosed is an radiographic image capturing system, which makes it possible to establish second β*-correction data for the replacement-use radiographic image capturing apparatus, even if a console is busy. The system includes: a radiographic image capturing apparatus provided with radiation detecting elements two dimensionally arranged, to output image data representing...

System and method for estimating change of status of particle beams
05/10/12 - 20120112086 - This invention provides a system for estimating change of status of one or a plurality of particle beams, the system comprises a plurality of particle detectors and an estimating unit, wherein one or a plurality of particle beams is being projected to a substrate. The particle detectors detect the one...

Device and method for determining activity of radiopharmaceutical material
03/29/12 - 20120074330 - A detector system measures radioactive material. A fluid path receives at least one aliquot of radiopharmaceutical. The fluid path locates the aliquot within a positioner formed with a concave configuration. A detector is located at an axial distance from the concave surface and determines the level of radioactivity of the...

Radiation imaging apparatus and stereoscopic image display method
03/22/12 - 20120068079 - A high quality stereo image is displayed by a radiation imaging apparatus that obtains an image for two dimensional observation and two images for stereo display while using a grid. An input section 7 receives input of a user's dominant eye. Radiation image data obtained by imaging with an imaging...

Ion generating apparatus
03/22/12 - 20120068080 - An ion generating apparatus prevents a determination that no ions are being generated even when ions are being generated. The ion generating apparatus includes: an ion generator that generates ions; an ion detector that detects generated ions; an air blower that blows the generated ions to an outside through an...

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, radiation imaging system, and computer-readable recording medium
03/01/12 - 20120049081 - An image processing apparatus includes an image acquisition unit configured to acquire a pixel value range for each of a plurality of partial images captured for a plurality of partial imaging ranges which an imaging region of a subject is divided into, an offset value acquisition unit configured to acquire...

Neutron fluorescence with syncrhonized gamma detector
02/16/12 - 20120037812 - Method and apparatus for minimizing signal noise (20, 22) in thermal, epithermal, and cold neutron fluorescence processes using neutron flux modulation and gamma ray detector pulse gating synchronized to neutron time of flight (NTOF). The apparatus includes a source (12) of thermal, epithermal, and/or cold neutrons, optionally switched between flux...

Diffraction grating, method for producing the same, and radiation imaging apparatus
01/19/12 - 20120012754 - When a substrate is curved cylindrically, stress concentrates along a stress concentration line on the substrate. First to fourth sub-diffraction gratings are arranged on the substrate such that the stress concentration line overlaps one of the sub-diffraction gratings. This reinforces the substrate to improve its stiffness along the stress concentration...

Spectral imaging
01/05/12 - 20120001084 - A detector array (110) of an imaging system (100) includes a radiation sensitive detector (114, 116) that detects radiation and generates a signal indicative thereof. A current-to-frequency (I/F) converter (202) converts the signal to a pulse train having a frequency indicative of the signal for an integration period. Circuitry (120)...

Imaging apparatus and imaging system, method thereof and program for the same
12/22/11 - 20110309262 - An imaging operation includes a first imaging operation for outputting image data according to irradiation to the detector with radiation or light in an irradiation field A corresponding to a part of the plurality of pixels, and a second imaging operation for outputting image data according to irradiation to the...

Radiation tomography apparatus
12/08/11 - 20110297840 - One purpose of this invention is to provide radiation tomography apparatus with easier maintenance. A specific approach for this purpose is as follows. That is, a detector ring in the radiation tomography apparatus includes two or more rings. Moreover, a ring moves as to approach a next ring, whereby both...

Reconstructing a tomographic image with reduced artifacts
11/03/11 - 20110266453 - A method of reconstructing a tomographic image of a region of investigation with reduced artifacts, said method comprises the steps of (a) reconstructing a first partial image and a second partial image of the region of investigation from first and second projection profiles each of which including projection data collected...

Radiographic imaging system
10/06/11 - 20110240872 - A radiographic imaging system includes an imaging apparatus which takes a radiographic image of a subject and outputs image data of the radiographic image; an image processing apparatus which performs image processing of at least one of an exposure field recognition process and a trimming process on the image data...