|| List of recent Radiation-related patents
| Method for designing a local coil to be used in a combined pet magnetic resonance device for magnetic resonance imaging and local coil|
A method is disclosed for designing a local coil to be used in a combined pet magnetic resonance device for magnetic resonance imaging in relation to the arrangement of radiation-attenuating electronic elements in an irradiation area for pet photons. In an embodiment of the method, taking into consideration at least one boundary condition specifying the degree of freedom of the positioning of the electronic elements, optimization of the positions of the electronic elements is undertaken in an optimization method in respect of a uniform distribution of attenuation centers which is as substantial as possible..
| Organ resection tool|
It is an object to provide a surgical tool for excising a hard solid organ such as cirrhotic liver or cutting the organ into a groove without causing bleeding. The inventors of the present invention have found that an organ resection tool including a brush-like structure capable of performing microwave irradiation and/or a brush-like structure capable of receiving a microwave can achieve the above-mentioned object, to thereby arrive at the present invention (organ resection tool including a brush structure capable of performing microwave irradiation).
National University Corporation Shiga University Of Medical Science
| Low-level laser irradiation of stimulated human stem cells|
A method of increasing bone marrow stem cells in the blood stream, and targeting those stem cells toward specific damaged or diseased organs in the body so that the tissue in these organs might be repaired. The method comprises ingestion of a claimed formulation having effective amounts of aphanizomenon flos-aquae and fucoidan being released into the blood stream over a measured period of time, and during that period, irradiating the ribs, skull, vertebrae, or pelvic bones, as well as the damaged or diseased area with low-level laser therapy.
| Method for producing medium-molecular-weight polyalkyleneoxide|
A method for producing a medium-molecular weight polyalkylene oxide having a viscosity-average molecular weight of from 100,000 to 2,500,000, including heat-treating a polyalkylene oxide having a viscosity-average molecular weight of 3,000,000 or more at a temperature of from 30° to 70° c. In an aliphatic hydrocarbon solvent having a dissolved oxygen concentration of 0.5 mg/l or more, in the presence of a radical initiator in an amount of from 0.001 to 1 part by mass, based on 100 parts by mass of the polyalkylene oxide, and thereafter adding an antioxidant to a mixture in an amount of from 0.001 to 5 parts by mass, based on 100 parts by mass of the polyalkylene oxide to remove the solvent.
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Co., Ltd.
| Immune response modifier conjugates|
The present invention provides irm conjugates that includes an irm moiety and a second active moiety covalently linked to the irm moiety in which the covalent link does not depend on uv irradiation.. .
3m Innovative Properties Company
| Rna sequences that induce fluorescence of small molecule fluorophores|
The present invention relates to novel nucleic acid molecules, called aptamers, that bind specifically to a small molecule fluorophore and thereby enhance the fluorescence signal of the fluorophore upon exposure to radiation of suitable wavelength. Molecular complexes formed between the novel fluorophores, novel nucleic acid molecules, and their target molecules are described, and the use of multivalent aptamer constructs as fluorescent sensors for target molecules of interest are also described..
| Methods of forming oxide semiconductor devices and methods of manufacturing display devices having oxide semiconductor devices|
A method of forming an oxide semiconductor device may be provided. In the method, a substrate comprising a first major surface and a second major surface that faces away from the first major surface may be provided.
Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University
| Electroless plating method using halide|
A conductive metal pattern is formed using a reactive polymer that can provide pendant sulfonic acid groups upon exposure to radiation, and (2) pendant groups that are capable of providing crosslinking. The polymeric layer is patternwise exposed to radiation to provide first exposed regions that are then contacted with electroless seed metal ions to form a pattern of electroless seed metal ions, followed by contact with a halide.
| Forming patterns using crosslinkable reactive polymers|
Various patterning methods utilize certain crosslinkable reactive polymers comprise -a- and -b- recurring units, arranged randomly along a backbone. The -a- recurring units comprise pendant aromatic sulfonic acid oxime ester groups that are capable of providing pendant aromatic sulfonic acid groups upon irradiation with radiation having a λmax of at least 150 nm and up to and including 450 nm.
| Crosslinkable reactive polymers|
Crosslinkable reactive polymers comprise -a- and —b— recurring units, arranged randomly along a backbone. The -a- recurring units comprise pendant aromatic sulfonic acid oxime ester groups that are capable of providing pendant aromatic sulfonic acid groups upon irradiation with radiation having a λmax of at least 150 nm and up to and including 450 nm.
Forming conductive metal pattern using reactive polymers
A conductive metal pattern is formed in a polymeric layer that has a reactive polymer that comprises (1) pendant groups that are capable of providing pendant sulfonic acid groups upon exposure to radiation, and (2) pendant groups that are capable of reacting in the presence of the sulfonic acid groups to provide crosslinking. The polymeric layer is patternwise exposed to provide a polymeric layer comprising non-exposed regions and exposed regions comprising a polymer comprising pendant sulfonic acid groups.
Pesticidal composition in the form of aqueous emulsion
A pesticidal composition in the form of an aqueous emulsion contains: (a) an agriculturally active ingredient in which a retention rate is 50% or more after irradiation with xenon light (290 nm cutoff) at an intensity of 0.68 w/m2 at 340 nm for 8 hours, and a retention rate is 40% or more and 60% or less after irradiation for 56 hours; (b) a hydrophobic organic solvent; (c) a water-soluble polymer dispersing agent; and (d) water; wherein liquid droplets in which the agriculturally active ingredient is suspended or dissolved in the hydrophobic organic solvent are emulsified in an aqueous continuous phase. A weight ratio of the agriculturally active ingredient to the hydrophobic organic solvent is from 5:95 to 70:30.
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
Polymers for use in centrifugal separation of liquids
Contemplated compositions and methods allow for in-situ formation of a rigid seal layer in a blood collection tube between a cell-depleted phase and a cell-enriched phase. Preferably, the seal layer is formed upon brief uv irradiation and comprises an acrylate, a methacrylate, an epoxy, a urethane, and/or a thiol-ene polymer..
The University Of Maryland
A mobile digital fluoroscopy system comprises either a g-arm (18) stand (1) having two x-ray beam transmitter (21,23)/receiver (22,24) pairs arranged at right angles to each other or a c-arm having a single transmitter/receiver pair. Protective collimator shutter plates (1060) at each transmitter limit the x-ray irradiation area.
Scanflex Healthcare Ab
Photonic micro-structured vacuum-ultraviolet radiation source based on solid-state frequency conversion
A coherent extreme ultraviolet (xuv) radiation source is provided that includes a non-linear optical conversion material solid substrate disposed for nonlinear conversion of infrared (ir) coherent radiation into xuv coherent radiation, where the solid substrate includes an ir coherent radiation region, and an xuv coherent radiation waveguide region, where the ir coherent radiation region is optically coupled to the xuv coherent radiation waveguide region, where the xuv coherent radiation converted from the ir coherent radiation by the non-linear optical conversion material propagates in and outputs from the xuv coherent radiation waveguide region.. .
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University
Illuminating device, liquid crystal display device, electronic device, and manufacturing light guide panel
When first grooves are formed by irradiating a lower surface facing a light outgoing surface of a light guide plate for an illuminating device with laser beams, an outer circumferential region is firstly irradiated with the laser beams to form second grooves. Then, the second grooves are inspected.
Seiko Epson Corporation
Lithographic mask, lithographic apparatus and method
A lithographic mask has a substrate substantially transmissive for radiation of a certain wavelength, the substrate having a radiation absorbing material in an arrangement, the arrangement configured to apply a pattern to a cross-section of a radiation beam of the certain wavelength, wherein the absorbing material has a thickness which is substantially equal to the certain wavelength divided by a refractive index of the absorbing material.. .
Asml Netherlands B.v.
Contamination trap for a lithographic apparatus
Disclosed is a contamination trap arrangement (300) configured to trap debris particles that are generated with the formation of a plasma within a radiation source configured to generate extreme ultraviolet radiation. The contamination trap comprises a vane structure (310) for trapping the debris particles; a heating arrangement (330) for heating the vane structure, the heating arrangement being in thermal communication with the vane structure; a cooling arrangement (350) for transporting heat generated as a result of the plasma formation, away from the vane structure, and a gap (370) between the heating arrangement and the cooling arrangement.
Asml Netherlands B.v.
Liquid ejecting apparatus
A liquid ejecting apparatus includes an ejection unit that ejects a liquid, a medium support unit that has a support face supporting a medium to which the liquid is ejected, an irradiation unit that irradiates the medium with a first electromagnetic wave from an oblique direction with respect to the support face, and a sensor that detects a second electromagnetic wave which is emitted from an irradiation region of the first electromagnetic wave on the support face, in which the sensor is in a position with respect to the irradiation unit which is the same side as an irradiation direction of the first electromagnetic wave, and is arranged in a position where a regular reflection component of the first electromagnetic wave reflected at a peak spot where irradiation energy of the first electromagnetic wave peaks in the irradiation region is not detected.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation
Additive manufacturing device and method
Disclosed is an additive manufacturing device, comprising: a vessel for containing a material which is polymerisable on exposure to radiation; a build platform having a build surface, the build platform being mounted or mountable for movement relative to the vessel; and a programmable radiation module comprising an array of individually addressable radiation emitting or transmitting elements, the array being configurable to produce radiation having a predetermined pattern by selective activation of elements of the array; wherein the programmable radiation module is positioned or positionable to irradiate uncured material adjacent the build surface, or adjacent a previously cured structure on the build surface, with the predetermined pattern without magnification. Also disclosed is an additive manufacturing method which employs the additive manufacturing device..
Structo Pte Ltd
Euv light source
An euv light source for a projection exposure apparatus for euv projection lithography includes a first electron beam device in the form of an electron beam supply device. The light source furthermore includes an euv generation device supplied with an electron beam by the electron beam supply device.
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh
Multi-step location specific process for substrate edge profile correction for gcib system
Disclosed are an apparatus, system, and method for scanning a substrate or other workpiece through a gas-cluster ion beam (gcib), or any other type of ion beam. The workpiece scanning apparatus is configured to receive and hold a substrate for irradiation by the gcib and to scan it through the gcib in two directions using two movements: a reciprocating fast-scan movement, and a slow-scan movement.
Tel Epion Inc.
Sterilizer for water, with pump, particularly for aquariums
A structure for hanging from a rim of a wall of a tank, which has a first supporting portion for the intake of the pump and a second supporting portion for the irradiation element and for the duct portion that faces it.. .
Charged particle beam device
When a signal electron is detected by energy selection by combining and controlling retarding and boosting for observation of a deep hole, etc., the only way for focus adjustment is to use a change in magnetic field of an objective lens. However, since responsiveness of the change in magnetic field is poor, throughput reduces.
Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
Focused ion beam system and making focal adjustment of ion beam
A focused ion beam system is offered which can make a focal adjustment without relying on the structure of a sample while suppressing damage to the sample to a minimum. Also, a method of making this focal adjustment is offered.
Photochemical process for the liquid phase destruction of polychlorinated biphenyl compounds, polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin, and polychlorinated dibenzofuran contaminated sludges and soils
A method or process is provided for treating contaminated sludge or soil that includes adsorbed polychlorinated biphenyl compounds (pcb) and polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (collectively termed “dioxin-furans compounds”), the method includes pulverizing the sludge or soil and thereafter directing the sludge or soil to an extraction tank where the pcb and dioxin-furan compounds are extracted from the sludge or soil and are caused to become dissolved in a solvent. The treated sludge or soil is separated from the solvent and the solvent is subjected to an ultraviolet irradiation process that destroys the pcb and dioxin-furan compounds..
Air Control Techniques, P.c.
Water treatment systems and methods
A water treatment device and methods of treating water such as cooling tower water, swimming pool water, and hot tub or spa water, are described. The water treatment device utilizes ultraviolet radiation, a magnetic field, and ozone fortified air to treat the water, typically resulting in reduced microbial contamination and reduced alkalinity in cooling tower water.
Aardvark Ip Holding, Llc
Electrical device with a busbar assembly having a frame providing access for laser welding
An electrical device having an electrical component, which has an electric terminal, and a busbar assembly having a busbar and a frame. The busbar is formed of a strip of conductive material and has first and second busbar sides that are opposite from one another.
Yazaki North America, Inc.
Multistage vertical solar module holder
The present invention relates to a multistage vertical solar module holder. According to the present invention, because solar modules are installed between vertical members vertically installed on the bottom surface in a ladder type in multiple stages to be inclined by inclination maintenance units, a large number of solar cell modules can be installed in a single area and a large number of modules can be installed in a plurality of rows.
Phase plate for a transmission electron microscope
The present invention relates to a method for cleaning a phase plate (1) for a transmission electron microscope wherein said phase plate is etched before being irradiated for the first time in the tem, and is then held in an ultra-pure holding atmosphere until the irradiation in the tem.. .
Fabric having ultraviolet radiation protection
A method for treating a fabric for ultraviolet radiation protection is disclosed which comprises the steps of adding zinc oxide nanoparticles to a solution of 3-glycidyloxypropyl-trimethoxysilane, adding silicon dioxide to the mixture of zinc oxide nanoparticles and 3-glycidyloxypropyl-trimethoxysilane, placing a fabric in the mixture of zinc oxide nanoparticles, 3-glycidyloxypropyl-trimethoxysilane, and silicon dioxide, curing the fabric, and washing the fabric.. .
The Sweet Living Group, Llc
Method, apparatus, and ultrasound system for increasing temperature of region of interest by using wearable ultrasound irradiation apparatus
An ultrasound irradiation apparatus includes first transducers configured to irradiate first ultrasound energy upon an object with respect to a potential diagnosis and to receive an echo signal which corresponds to the irradiated first ultrasound energy, second transducers configured to irradiate second ultrasound energy upon a region of interest which is determined based on a result of processing of the received echo signal, and a contact pad configured to facilitate a contact between the first transducers and the object, and to facilitate a contact between the second transducers and the object.. .
Artery visualization device and artery imaging device
[solution] an artery visualization device (10) includes en irradiation unit (30) which irradiates the near-infrared light emitted from a light source (32) toward a back-side skin surface (22) at a visualization site (20) where a to-be-punctured artery (21) is running, a ht guiding part (40) which encapsulates the light source and is pressed against the back-side skin surface and which is formed with a material of transmitting the near-infrared light emitted from the light, source and suppressing reflection of the near-infrared light on the surface of the back-side skin surface, an optical filter (50) which blocks visible light and transmits the near-infrared light passing through a front-side skin surface (23) at the visualization site, a camera (60) (an imaging unit) which receives the near-infrared light passing through the optical filter to capture an image of the visualization site (20), and a monitor (70) (a display unit) which displays the image captured by the camera.. .
System and abdominal surface matching using pseudo-features
A system and method for using pre-procedural images for registration for image-guided therapy (igt), also referred to as image-guided intervention (igi), in percutaneous surgical application. Pseudo-features and patient abdomen and organ surfaces are used for registration and to establish the relationship needed for guidance.
Patches for the attachment of electromagnetic (em) probes
An adhesive patch for attaching at least one em probe to a subject's body, the adhesive patch comprising a planar member having at least one layer of radiation absorbing material and having at least one opening formed within the radiation absorbing material to allow the propagation of em radiation via the opening from one side of the planar member to the other. The adhesive patch further comprises at least one layer of an adhesive attached over at least part of a bottom surface of the planar member, which adhesive layer may be applied so as to form a pattern on the bottom surface, the pattern comprising at least one adhesive-covered portion and at least one adhesive-free portion..
Particle beam irradiation apparatus and particle beam therapy system
When imrt technology for a radiation therapy system utilizing an x-ray or the like is applied to a particle beam therapy system having a conventional wobbler system, it is required to utilize two or more boluses. The present invention solves the problem of excess irradiation in imrt by a particle beam therapy system.
Irradiation planning apparatus and charged particle irradiation system
A planning apparatus (70) determines irradiation parameter data (67) for a charged particle irradiation system (1), which radiates charged particles generated by an ion source (2) to a target (80) by accelerating the charged particles by means of a linear accelerator (4) and a synchrotron (5). The planning apparatus is provided with: a planning program (73), which determines the irradiation parameter data (67) with respect to one target (80) by combining charged particles of a plurality of kinds of ion species; and a cpu (71) for executing the planning program.
Method for compensating the deviation of a hadron beam produced by a hadron-therapy installation
The present invention relates to a method for compensating the deviation of an energetic beam of hadrons delivered by an irradiation unit of a hadron-therapy installation, with respect to an isocentre of a rotatable gantry supporting said irradiation unit, said irradiation unit comprising a collimator comprising an opening for the passage of said beam. The present invention also relates to a program comprising an algorithm for calculation of a correction to be applied to the position of an opening of a collimator of an irradiation unit of a hadron-therapy installation.
Cell-free nucleic acids for the analysis of the human microbiome and components thereof
Methods, devices, compositions and kits are provided for analysis of the microbiome or individual components thereof in an individual. The methods find use in a determination of infection, in analysis of the microbiome structure, in determining the immunocompetence of an individual, and the like.
Pattern formation and transfer directly on silicon based films
Embodiments involve patterned mask formation. In one embodiment, a method involves depositing a cvd film over a semiconductor wafer; exposing the cvd film to e-beam or uv radiation, forming a pattern in the cvd film; and etching the pattern in the cvd film, forming features in areas not exposed to the e-beam or uv radiation.
Grain-oriented electrical steel sheet and improving iron loss properties thereof
A grain-oriented electrical steel sheet, on which magnetic domain refining treatment by strain application has been performed, has an insulating coating with excellent insulation properties and corrosion resistance. The grain-oriented electrical steel sheet is obtained by irradiating a steel sheet with a high-energy beam to apply, to the steel sheet, linear strain extending in a direction that intersects a rolling direction of the steel sheet, and then re-forming an insulating coating on the steel sheet, in which in an irradiation mark region due to the high-energy beam, a ratio of an area containing defects on the insulating coating is 40% or less, a maximum width of the irradiation mark region in the rolling direction is 250 μm or less, and a thickness of the insulating coating is 0.3 μm or more and 2.0 μm or less..
Film-producing device and producing artificial joint component
It is an object, with regard to a configuration for forming a macromolecular layer on a surface of a base material of an artificial joint component, to achieve a size reduction, to accurately control ultraviolet irradiation intensity, to form a macromolecular layer having a uniform thickness, to suppress the influence of ultraviolet light on equipment and workers, and to make the occurrence of a malfunction unlikely. A film-producing device body forms a macromolecular layer in an inner surface of a base material of an artificial joint component, by means of photograft polymerization.
Compositions for preventing and repairing skin and ocular damages caused by uv radiations
The present invention relates to a kit and to a composition for treatment and prevention of skin and ocular photodamage and to its uses.. .
Pyrometer background elimination
Embodiments disclosed herein provide an rtp system for processing a substrate. An rtp chamber has a radiation source configured to deliver radiation to a substrate disposed within a processing volume.
Opto-electronic device and pulse processing method
An opto-electronic device (100) for processing optical and electric pulses includes a photoconductor device (10) with a sensor section (11) which is made of a band gap material and which has electrical sensor contacts (12, 13), and a signal processing device (20) which is connected with the sensor contacts (12, 13), wherein the photoconductor device (10) is adapted to create a photocurrent between the sensor contacts (12, 13) in response to an irradiation with ultra-short driving laser pulses (1) having a photon energy smaller than the energy band gap of the band gap material, having a non-zero electric field component (3) oriented parallel with a line (4) between the electrical sensor contacts (12, 13), and causing a charge carrier displacement in the band gap material, and wherein the signal processing device (20) is configured for an output of an electric signal being characteristic for at least one of carrier-envelope phase (ce phase), intensity, temporal properties, spectral intensity and spectral phase of the driving laser pulses (1). Furthermore, a laser source device including the opto-electronic device and pulse processing method for processing optical and electric pulses are described..
Light irradiation device, particle analysis device, and light irradiation method
The light irradiation device includes: a light irradiator that irradiates irradiation positions different from each other on a flow path through which a particle flows with a plurality of lights corresponding to the irradiation positions, respectively; and a controller that controls light emission from the light irradiator. When the particle having reached an irradiation position of a first light is irradiated with the first light and a signal is acquired based on a light emitted from the particle, the controller makes output of a second light less than output of the second light at acquisition of a signal from the particle by irradiation of the second light..
Objective optical system for atr measurement, and atr measurement device
An objective optical system for atr measurement is provided with a housing, in the interior, an atr crystal that is transparent in visible light and has a semispherical surface through which light enters; an infrared optical member for irradiating a sample with infrared light at an angle that is equal to or greater than the critical angle; a visible light irradiation optical member which is disposed in the interior of the casing and which irradiates the sample with visible light from an angle less than the critical angle; and an observation optical member which is disposed on a position that is offset from the reflection angle relative to the angle at which the visible light enters the sample and which guides the scattering light from the sample to an observation device. As a consequence, it is possible to clearly observe the position of a sample subjected to atr measurement..
Adaptive optics system and control the same, testing apparatus and control the same, information processing apparatus and control the same, and computer-readable storage medium
An adaptive optics system includes an irradiation unit adapted to irradiate an object with measurement light via a spatial light modulator; a detection unit adapted to detect a wavefront of return light from the object by a microlens array in which a plurality of microlenses are arranged; an acquisition unit adapted to acquire, based on the wavefront detected by the detection unit, correction data for correcting the wavefront by phase wrapping in the spatial light modulator; and a control unit adapted to perform control such that a wavefront discontinuous part formed by the phase wrapping determined by the correction data is held at not less than a predetermined distance from a center of each of the microlenses in the microlens array.. .
Method for producing conductive substrate, conductive substrate, and organic electronic element
A method for producing a conductive substrate including at least an anchor layer and a pattern of conductive thin metal lines on a bare substrate is provided. The method includes the steps of: forming a porous anchor layer mainly composed of an inorganic compound on the bare substrate; forming the pattern of thin metal lines containing metal nanoparticles and a metal complex on the anchor layer; and performing thermal annealing of the pattern of thin metal lines by irradiation of flash light..
Irradiation-assisted production of nanostructures
Methods of producing nanowires and resulting nanowires are described. In one implementation, a method of producing nanowires includes irradiating (i) a metal-containing reagent; (ii) a templating agent; (iii) a reducing agent; and (iv) a seed-promoting agent (spa) in a reaction medium and under a condition of an elevated pressure above atmospheric pressure to produce nanowires..
Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation system
A modular germicidal light grid system for use inside an air treatment apparatus that has a plenum in which a stream of air is enclosed. The system comprises at least one elongate member and at least one lamp assembly.
Measuring apparatus and measuring method using electromagnetic wave
Provided is a measuring apparatus, including: an irradiation unit configured to irradiate an object to be examined with an electromagnetic wave, the object to be examined being brought into contact with a window member; a sensing unit configured to sense the electromagnetic wave from the object to be examined that is brought into contact with the window member; and a dielectric constant adjusting unit configured to change a dielectric constant of the window member.. .
Method and hardware for enhanced removal of post etch polymer and hardmask removal
Methods for cleaning substrates are described including cleaning substrates having hardmask masks and polymer films, such part of semiconductor fabrication. Cleaning methods include ultraviolet (uv) light exposure of process gas mixtures and liquid cleaning chemistries.
System and enhanced removal of metal hardmask using ultra violet treatment
Systems and methods for cleaning a substrate include a combined treatment of hydrogen peroxide and ultraviolet (uv) irradiation. Specific embodiments include the direct irradiation with 185/254 nm uv of a spinning substrate immersed under a liquid film of dilute hydrogen peroxide solution.
Plant growing system
In a plant growing system, a first light source irradiates a plant with light having a peak wavelength in a range from 380 to 560 nm and a peak wavelength in a range from 560 to 680 nm and a second light source irradiates the plant with far-red light having a peak wavelength in a range from 685 to 780 nm. Further, a control unit controls the first and the second light source to perform respective irradiation operations and a time setting unit sets a first and a second time zone in which the control unit controls the first and the second light source to perform the respective irradiation operations.
Control device for scanning electromagnet and particle beam therapy apparatus
A control device (control unit) to be used for controlling a scanning electromagnet that is used for scanning irradiation, which includes: a command-value processing line (a memory, an arithmetic circuit, an interface) that generates a command value for driving the scanning electromagnet on the basis of a treatment plan, and outputs the generated command value in synchronization with an accelerator; and a comparator unit that detects an error in the processing line; wherein a circuit (for example, the arithmetic circuit) that constitutes at least a part of the processing line is made redundant, and the comparator unit detects occurrence of the error in the processing line when outputs from the circuit made redundant are unmatched to each other.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Genistein cancer treatment regimen maximizing cancer radiation therapy benefits
A treatment regimen for a patient undergoing fractionated radiation therapy for a solid tumor type cancer to attain an improvement in one or more of and an optimized balancing of cancer cell radiation sensitization, normal cell radioprotection, selective post-exposure inhibition of cancer cell recovery relative to normal cell recovery, and stabilization of body weight during radiation treatment. The regimen comprises administration of a therapeutic amount of genistein to a patient diagnosed with a solid tumor type cancer throughout an administration period that commences at least five days prior to commencement of fractionated cancer radiation therapy and extends until at least the conclusion of fractionated cancer radiation therapy..
Electroless plating method using bleaching
A conductive pattern can be formed a reactive polymer comprising pendant tertiary alkyl ester groups, (b) a compound that provides an acid upon exposure to radiation, (c) a crosslinking agent that is capable of reacting in the presence of the acid, and (d) optionally, a photosensitizer. The polymeric layer is patternwise exposed to provide non-exposed regions and exposed regions comprising a polymer comprising carboxylic acid groups.
Eastman Kodak Company
Forming conductive metal patterns using reactive polymers
A conductive pattern is prepared in a polymeric layer that has (a) a reactive polymer comprising pendant tertiary alkyl ester groups, (b) a compound that provides an acid upon exposure to radiation having a λmax of at least 150 nm and up to and including 450 nm, and (c) a crosslinking agent. The polymeric layer is patternwise exposed to provide a polymeric layer comprising non-exposed regions and exposed regions comprising a polymer comprising carboxylic acid groups.
Production recording material, and recording material
A recording material includes applying a first ink including a first polymerized compound using an inkjet method, polymerizing the first polymerized compound using ultraviolet light irradiation to form a first layer, applying a second ink containing a second polymerized compound and metal powder on the area on which the first layer is formed using the inkjet method, and polymerizing the second polymerized compound using ultraviolet light irradiation to form a second layer. A discharged volume of the first ink in the area is 2.0 to 20.0 g/m2.
Seiko Epson Corporation
Forming conductive metal patterns with reactive polymers
A pattern is formed in a polymeric layer comprising a reactive composition that comprises: (a) a polymer comprising pendant—arylene-x—c(═o)—o— t-alkyl groups that comprise a blocking group that is cleavable to provide pendant—arylene-xh groups, (b) a compound that provides a cleaving acid upon exposure to radiation having a λmax of 150 nm and to 450 nm, which cleaving acid has a pka of 2 or less as measured in water, and (c) optionally, a photosensitizer. The polymeric layer is imagewise exposed to suitable radiation to provide non-exposed regions and exposed regions comprising a de-blocked and crosslinked polymer with pendant—arylene-xh groups.
Radical reactor with inverted orientation
A radical reactor including an elongated structure received within a chamber of a body of the radical reactor. Radicals are generated within a radical chamber formed in the elongated structure by applying a voltage signal across the elongated structure and an electrode extending within the radical chamber.
Veeco Ald Inc.
Aquaculture water treatment systems and methods
A water treatment device and methods of treating water such as in aquaculture systems, are described. The water treatment device utilizes oxygen containing air that is exposed to ultraviolet radiation and to a magnetic field to treat the water resulting in reduced and controlled vibrio bacterial levels in the treated water..
Aardvark Ip Holding, Llc
Drug delivery system and manufacturing thereof
A method of modifying the surface of a medical device to release a drug in a controlled way by providing a barrier layer on the surface of one or more drug coatings. The barrier layer consists of modified drug material converted to a barrier layer by irradiation by an accelerated neutral beam derived from an accelerated gas cluster ion beam.
Topical skin care composition
A topical skin care composition disclosed herein comprises a combination of complexion modifying components, and skin conditioning agents in a cosmetically acceptable vehicle and surprisingly helps achieve, restore and/or maintain a desirable enhanced uniform complexion color and moisturized tone on human skin. In a preferred embodiment, the skin care composition further includes skin protective agents to help ameliorate past sun-induced darkening of the skin and help protect the skin against further ravages from environmental ultraviolet radiation, such as sun-induced pigmentation and sun-induced aging..
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearer; a charger to charge the image bearer; an electrostatic latent image former to form an electrostatic latent image on the image bearer; an image developer to develop the electrostatic latent image with a toner to form a visual toner image; a transferer to transfer the toner image on a transfer material; a toner concentration calculator to calculate a concentration of the toner; and an optical detector. At least a toner patch image is formed on the image bearer with an irradiation quantity set such that an irradiated part potential is larger than a developing condition, the toner patch image is read by the optical detector, and the charging condition is corrected on the basis of a difference between a toner concentration of the toner patch image and a target toner concentration..
Time-resolved pre-treatment portal dosimetry systems, devices, and methods
Systems, devices, and methods for pre-treatment verification of radiation dose delivery in arc-based radiation therapy devices using a time-dependent gamma evaluation method.. .
Varian Medical Systems International Ag
Downhole gamma ray source using neutron activation
A method is for creating a gamma ray source downhole by creating a radioactive material through irradiation of an inert material by high energy neutrons, wherein the material to be activated may surround the neutron source in close proximity to form a compact gamma ray source. The gamma rays generated by the activation may be used to perform nuclear measurements downhole..
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
Control apparatus and control method
A control apparatus includes an irradiation unit configured to irradiate a measurement object with a measuring beam, a restriction unit configured to restrict the measuring beam from being incident on the measurement object and to reflect or scatter the measuring beam, and a polarization control unit configured to control, based on the measuring beam reflected or scattered by the restriction unit, polarization of the measuring beam.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Liquid ejecting apparatus
A liquid ejecting apparatus includes a liquid ejecting head that ejects a plurality of kinds of photocurable type liquids, an irradiation unit that irradiates light that cures the liquids, a liquid receiving portion that is capable of receiving the liquids that are ejected from the liquid ejecting head, and a control unit that controls the ejection of the liquids from the liquid ejecting head. Among the plurality of kinds of liquids that are ejected, the control unit ejects a liquid that is cured with most ease when the light is irradiated before at least one different liquid other than the liquid in a case in which the plurality of kinds of liquids are ejected into the liquid receiving portion from the liquid ejecting head..
Seiko Epson Corporation
Liquid ejecting apparatus
When a medium is located immediately under a distance sensor in printing, a controller of a printer acquires a distance from the medium to a first irradiator and a second irradiator in a direction orthogonal to a relative movement direction in which the medium moves relative to a liquid ejecting head, on the basis of a detection signal from the distance sensor. On the basis of the distance, the controller changes relative positions of irradiation ranges irradiated with light from the first irradiator and the second irradiator on the medium so as to define relative positions of the irradiation ranges such that the degree of overlapping between the irradiation ranges and the distance between the irradiation ranges do not increase significantly..
Seiko Epson Corporation
Drive device, non-transitory computer readable medium, process for display medium and display apparatus
A drive device for a display medium includes a control unit that controls density of a display color of a predetermined range in which glare may likely occur, of display colors of an image displayed on a reflective type display medium, based on brightness information indicating brightness of irradiation beams irradiated on the display medium so that occurrence of the glare as to the display color of the predetermined range can be suppressed.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.