electron linear accelerator

electron linear accelerator

[i′lek‚trän ¦lin·ē·ər ak′sel·ə‚rād·ər]
(nucleonics)
A linear accelerator used to accelerate electrons in a straight line, usually by means of radio-frequency fields which are produced in a loaded waveguide and travel with the electrons.
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IntraOp Medical's European Patent EP 0 700 578 describes for the Federal Republic of Germany an electron linear accelerator treatment device, which is suitable for Intra-Operative Electron Beam Radiation Therapy (IOERT).
At the superconducting recirculating electron linear accelerator S-DALINAC, which is operated at the TU Darmstadt since 1991, is to be installed to increase the maximum achievable power in continuous-wave mode further Rezirkulationstrecke.
The Mobetron is the world's first mobile, self-shielded electron linear accelerator that directly delivers IORT to patients as they are undergoing cancer surgery.
Contract on 15 MeV Electron Linear Accelerator (LINAC) confirms RI Research Instruments' global leadership in turn-key accelerators, and is the first major order for RI Research Instruments, formerly part of ACCEL Instruments.
The Zapit System is comprised of an electron linear accelerator and a unique transformation chamber that are integrated into a self- contained mobile unit.
In this pilot study, patients were transported from the surgical theater to the radiation department in the middle of the surgery to give the IORT treatment using a conventional electron linear accelerator.
Schonberg Business number: 408/980-9729 Public Relations Contact: Ken Voak, President Business number: 408/980-9729 Home number: 408/458-1343 Industry: Medicine, Science, Electron Linear Accelerator, X-Ray, NDT
4, 1997--Schonberg Research Corporation (SRC) announced today it has delivered the world's first Mobile Intraoperative Radiation Oncology System, an x-band electron linear accelerator, the "Mobetron.
Similar electron linear accelerators have been supplied to major research laboratories in Switzerland, Great Britain, Australia, Germany and are under production for Taiwan and The Netherlands.