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 covers for Germany an electron linear accelerator treatment device, which is suitable for Intra-Operative Electron Beam Radiation Therapy (IOERT).
During this period, he built a 68-MeV linear accelerator and worked on building the two-mile long, 20 GeV, electron linear accelerator.
Mobetron, from IntraOp Medical, is a mobile electron linear accelerator designed to deliver intraoperative electron radiation therapy (IOERT) during surgery for cancer in a standard operating room (OR).
So, just how does one make an 18,000 pound, 12 MeV electron linear accelerator mobile and eliminate the need for radiation protection?
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.
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.
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
Company description: In business 26 years, SRC is a privately held company specializing in electron linear accelerator R&D and prototype manufacturing.
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.
For the clinic for radio-oncology and radiation therapy, brachytherapy at the Klinikum Ernst von Bergmann gGmbH in Potsdam, 2 electron linear accelerators with accessories, irradiation table, verification system and planning system, as well as an optional after-loading device with accessories and planning system are supplied as replacement for 2 existing linear accelerators and an afterloading device.
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.