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|X-ray ct apparatus, x-ray high-voltage device, and x-ray scanning device|
In order to provide an x-ray ct apparatus which reduces a waiting time period until irradiation with x-rays is permitted with a simple configuration without detecting a rotation speed of an anode, a controller (23) selects a rating anode rotation speed among a plurality of types thereof depending on an x-ray irradiation condition, and supplies driving power for realizing the selected rating anode rotation speed to a stator coil (81) from a starter circuit (10). The controller (23) obtains time required to reach an irradiation possible rotation speed which is lower than the rating anode rotation speed and is required to apply x-rays in an x-ray irradiation condition.
Hitachi Medical Corporation
|Surface emitting device and smart device|
The purpose of the present invention is to provide a surface emitting device in which the light output surface appears black at times that light is not being emitted, and areas in which patterns are formed are not visible at times that light is not being emitted. This surface emitting device (10) is characterized by being provided with: an organic el element (3) in which an organic functional layer (33) having at least a light-emitting layer is sandwiched between an anode (32) and a cathode (34) formed on a support substrate (31), and in which a predetermined area of the organic functional layer (33) has been patterned through irradiation with light; a fastening substrate (1) facing the support substrate (31), for supporting the organic el element (3); and a circular polarizing plate (2) situated between the organic el element (3) and the fastening substrate (1)..
Konica Minolta, Inc.
|Method for producing an active layer capable of emitting an electric current under irradiation|
The present invention relates to the field of organic electronics for photovoltaic energy, i.e. Conversion of light energy into electricity.
Institut Polytechnique De Bordeaux
|Method for producing an organic cmos circuit and organic cmos circuit protected against uv radiation|
An organic cmos circuit including a substrate having an n-type organic transistor and a p-type organic transistor formed thereon, the transistors respectively including a layer of n-type semiconductor material and a layer of p-type semiconductor material. A surface of each of the semiconductor material layers, opposite to the substrate, is covered with an anti-ultraviolet layer made of electrically-insulating material absorbing and/or reflecting ultra-violet rays..
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
|Radiation source container|
A source container for a radiation source includes a vessel having an external wall defining a space within which is located a shield formed from a radiation absorbing material and defining a cavity for receiving a radiation source, the shield including a window extending from the cavity through the radiation absorbing material, and at least two shutters, each shutter being movable between a closed position in which the shutter covers the window and an open position in which the shutter does not cover the window. The provision of two or more shutters provides a way to emit radiation of different intensities from the same source and container..
Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company
|Method and system for automated quality assurance and automated treatment planning in radiation therapy|
Methods and systems for evaluating a proposed treatment plan for radiation therapy, for evaluating one or more delineated regions of interest for radiation therapy, and/or for generating a proposed treatment plan for radiation therapy. Machine learning based on historical data may be used..
University Health Network
The present disclosure relates to novel fullerene derivatives, positive and negative photoresist compositions prepared therefrom and methods of using them. The derivatives, their photoresist compositions and the methods are ideal for high speed, fine pattern processing using, for example, ultraviolet radiation, extreme ultraviolet radiation, beyond extreme ultraviolet radiation, x-rays, electron beam and other charged particle rays..
|Device for reading radiological images|
A radiological image reading device includes a mems mirror that scan a recording medium on which a radiological image is recorded with excitation light; a light detecting element that includes a plurality of channels, each channel including a photodiode array, and detects light emitted from an irradiation position of the excitation light on the recording medium; a mems mirror driving circuit that determines as a light detection channel to detect the light, a channel corresponding to the irradiation position of the excitation light, out of the plurality of channels; and a reading circuit that reads the detection result of the light from the channel determined by the mems mirror driving circuit.. .
Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
|Methods for spatial and spectral selectivity in magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy|
The present invention provides magnetic resonance multidimensional selectivity based on spatiotemporal encoding (spen). In particular, multidimensional selectivity is achieved by the concurrent application of frequency-swept irradiation and magnetic field gradients for the sequential manipulation of spins in space in one dimension or more.
Yeda Research And Development Co. Ltd.
|Magnetic field measurement apparatus|
A magnetic field measurement apparatus includes an irradiation portion, a gas cell, a measurement unit (polarization separation unit, light receiving portion, signal processing circuit), and a magnetic shield. The magnetic shield is formed in a elongated hollow shape having openings at both sides thereof.
Seiko Epson Corporation
Micromechanical photothermal analyser of microfluidic samples
The present invention relates to a micromechanical photothermal analyser of microfluidic samples comprising an oblong micro-channel extending longitudinally from a support element, the micro-channel is made from at least two materials with different thermal expansion coefficients, wherein the materials are arranged relatively to each other so that heating of the micro-channel results in a bending of the micro-channel, the first material has a first thermal expansion coefficient and is made from an light-specific transparent penetrable material so that when exposed to ultraviolet, visible, or infrared light, the specific light radiates into the channel through said light transparent material, the second material has a second thermal expansion coefficient being different from the first thermal expansion coefficient. The micromechanical photothermal analyser also comprises an irradiation source being adapted to controlled radiate ultraviolet, visible, or infrared light towards and through the transparent micro-channel, and a deflection detector being adapted to detect the amount of deflection of the micro-channel.
Danmarks Tekniske Universitet
Process for obtaining metal oxides by low energy laser pulses irradiation of metal films
The present invention relates to processes for obtaining metal oxides by irradiation of low energy laser pulses of metal layers, wherein said metals can be formed as simple metals, alloys, or multilayers. The present invention performs the oxidation of a thin metal film deposited on a substrate; e.g., glass (sio2) or silicon (si) by a laser-irradiation time of a few nanoseconds to femtoseconds at high repetition rate, time necessary to achieve a stoichiometry and a well-defined microscopic structure.
Centro De Investigación Cientifica Y De Educación Superior De Ensenada, Baja California
A part consisting of a material and a manufacturing such part and a radiation sterilization of such part
The material of a part includes a composition obtained by blending an isobutylene-based, pre-crosslinked polymer as component (a), at least one poly olefin or a non-crosslinked rubber or a tpv as component (b), at least one polymer having a tg of 90° c. Or higher as component (c) and—preferably—at least one component (d) selected from the group of: substituted vinyl polymers, stryrenic block copolymers, inorganic functionalized and non-functionalized fillers, carbon black, halogen scavengers, preferably the inorganic halogen scavengers, acid acceptors, stabilizers, preferably the polymeric stabilizers, and processing aids.
Datwyler Pharma Packaging International Nv
Ionizing radiation resistant polycarbonate resin composition and article comprising the same
A polycarbonate resin composition includes a polycarbonate resin; a polyalkylene glycol compound; and an epoxy ester compound comprising an ester group and an epoxy group. The polycarbonate resin composition can exhibit excellent properties in terms of color stability, hydrolysis resistance, thermal stability, and the like after irradiation with ionizing radiation..
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
Ultraviolet radiation absorbing polyethers
A polymer composition comprising a linear ultraviolet radiation absorbing polyether that comprises a chemically bound uv-chromophore.. .
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.
Personality disorder, major depression, bipolar disorders, anxiety disorders, normal aging, epilepsy, retinal degeneration, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, panic disorder, parkinson's disease, dementia, alzheimer's disease, cognitive impairment, chemotherapy-induced cognitive dysfunction (“chemobrain”), down syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, hearing loss, tinnitus, spinocerebellar ataxia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, huntington's disease, stroke, and disturbances due to radiation therapy, chronic stress, optic neuropathy or macular degeneration, or abuse of neuro-active drugs, selected from alcohol, opiates, methamphetamine, phencyclidine and cocaine.. .
Device for treating a medium using uv radiation
A device for treating a medium using uv radiation includes a treatment chamber to accommodate the medium. An led uv radiation source provides uv radiation.
Visible light responsive photocatalyst material
Disclosed is a visible light responsive photocatalytic member having a substrate covered with photocatalyst particles which are capable of generating hydrogen, wherein the said particles are made so as to be compatible in both high crystallinity and refining of the primary particles thereof. The photocatalytic member of the present invention is the visible light responsive photocatalytic member having the primary particle diameter thereof of 100 nm or less, wherein a photocatalytic layer containing the photocatalyst particles, which are capable of generating hydrogen, is immobilized on the substrate.
Continuous packaging process using ultraviolet c light to sterilize bottles
Continuous packaging process, in aseptic conditions, which uses uv-c light to sterilise bottles and closure caps which are intended to contain alimentary, cosmetic and pharmaceutical products, wherein the entire internal surface of the bottles is innovatively sterilised by means of lamps specially formed to be introduced through the mouth of the bottles, thus preventing irradiation blind spots, along with preliminary bottle preparation and formation, cap removal, filling and closing stages.. .
Method for printing on an object in an inkjet printing process
A method for printing on an object, for instance on an object made of a foamed material, includes applying ink to a surface of the object in accordance with digital image information in an inkjet printing process and irradiating the ink by electromagnetic radiation, preferably containing an ir proportion, to cure or dry the ink. The ink is directly heated by the irradiation and the material of the surface is indirectly heated by the irradiation by thermal conduction from the ink, causing the material in a region to experience a volume change.
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Ag
Device for, or in, the surface treatment of objects
A device for surface treatment of an object on a workstation surface has a support frame movable in relation to the object and a number of irradiation elements and a control unit for controlling the irradiation. The support frame is movable in at least one direction along the object, surrounds the object on at least two sides, and includes two substantially parallel side sections and an upper section connected with at least one of the side sections.
Caraway Ab C/o Nääs & Co.
Particle beam therapy system
In the particle beam therapy system, a beam transport system includes a beam-path changer for changing a beam path so as to transport a charged particle beam to any one of the plurality of particle beam irradiation apparatuses; and a treatment management device includes a beam-path controller that generates an emitter control signal for controlling an emitter of an accelerator and a beam-path changer control signal for controlling the beam-path changer so that, with respect to the plurality of particle beam irradiation apparatuses in which treatment is performed at the same treatment period of time, the charged particle beam is transported to each one of the plurality of particle beam irradiation apparatuses for each time period allocated thereto.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Systems, methods, and devices for real-time treatment verification using an electronic portal imaging device
A radiation dose received by a patient from a radiation therapy system can be verified by acquiring a cine stream of image frames from an electronic portal imaging device (epid) that is arranged to detect radiation exiting the patient during irradiation. The cine stream of epid image frames can be processed in real-time to form exit images providing absolute dose measurements at the epid (dose-to-water values), which is representative of the characteristics of the radiation received by the patient.
Varian Medical Systems International Ag
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
Collimator for flow pixel proton therapy
The present invention relates to a collimator for flow pixel proton therapy, comprising an irradiation region for controlling the intensity of protons to be irradiated by directing shapes of various spaces, wherein a plurality of micro-motors arranged at both sides and a plurality of spread panels arranged in the center are connected to each other, one to one, by an elastic reel, relatively far micro-motors and spread panels are connected to each other by a ratio of the same number, and the plurality of spread panels arranged in the center, which are divided in half and moved to both sides by the opposite micro-motors, are allowed, by the micro-motors, to be in a stress release state of being unwound by the elastic reel. A method for manufacturing a damper and a compensator for proton therapy, which have been conventionally manufactured by hand, is provided to use reverse collimation through a collimator, thereby collimating spread panels at a section requiring spread at the bragg peak, determining the shape of the section and a damping section through a program, and applying the same to tumor treatment..
Catholic University Industry Academic Cooperation Foundation
Cryostat and system for combined magnetic resonance imaging and radiation therapy
A chamber (422) for a cryostat (420) includes: first and second annular sections (4221, 4222) separated and spaced apart from each other along a first direction, and a third annular section (4223) extending in the first direction between the first and second annular sections and connecting the first and second annular sections to each other. The first and second annular sections define corresponding first and second internal volumes, the third annular section defines a third internal volume, and the third internal volume is substantially less than the first internal volume and substantially less than the second internal volume..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
Real-time quantification of skin burns in external beam radiation therapy
A system for radiation therapy include an imaging device (108) configured to scan an area of interest for tissue undergoing radiation therapy to collect one or more images of the tissue. An interpretation module (110) is configured to receive the one or more images of the tissue to determine a burn status of the tissue and provide adjustments for a radiation treatment plan in accordance with the burn status..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
Sanitizing surfaces in a location related to aircraft. There are multiple rows of seats.
Compositions and methods for use in oncology
The present invention relates to compositions and methods for use in medical diagnostic and patient monitoring, typically in the context of therapy, in particular in the context of oncology to optimize tumor bed local irradiation. It more particularly relates to a biocompatible gel comprising nanoparticle and/or nanoparticles aggregates, wherein i) the density of each nanoparticle and of each nanoparticle aggregate is of at least 7 g/cm3, the nanoparticle or nanoparticles of the aggregate comprising an inorganic material comprising at least one metal element having an atomic number z of at least 25, more preferably of at least 40, each of said nanoparticle and of said nanoparticle aggregate being covered with a biocompatible coating; ii) the nanoparticles and/or nanoparticle aggregate concentration is of at least about 1% (w/w); and iii) the apparent viscosity at 2 s−1 of the gel comprising nanoparticles and/or nanoparticle aggregates, is between about 0.1 pa·s and about 1000 pa·s when measured between 20° c.
The invention disclosed herein relates generally to immunotherapy and, more specifically, to the use of immunotherapy for treating tumors and pathogen infected tissues by first priming patients with allogeneic cells designed to be rejected by a th1 mediated mechanism, then inducing necrosis or apoptosis in a tumor or pathogen infected lesion by methods such as cryotherapy, irreversible electroporation, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, ultrasound therapy, ethanol chemoablation, microwave thermal ablation, radiofrequency energy or a combination thereof applied against at least a portion of the tumor or pathogen infected tissue, and then delivering one or more doses of allogeneic cells (e.g., th1 cells) within or proximate to the tumor or pathogen-infected tissue in the primed patient. The present invention provides an immunotherapeutic strategy to develop de-novo systemic (adaptive) immunity to a tumor or pathogen..
Immunovative Therapies, Ltd.
Methods for the treatment of bladder cancer
The present invention relates to methods of treating bladder cancer with human enterovirus c (hec) in combination with chemotherapy or radiation therapy. The present invention also relates to methods for increasing susceptibility of a cancer cell to infection by hec..
Sunscreen compositions containing an ultraviolet radiation-absorbing polymer
Compositions including a discontinuous oil phase homogeneously dispersed in a continuous water phase, the oil phase including a sunscreen agent that includes a linear, ultraviolet radiation absorbing polyether that comprises a chemically bound uv-chromophore; and an oil-in water emulsifier component including an anionic oil-in-water emulsifier and a nonionic oil-in-water emulsifier having an alcohol functional group, wherein the weight ratio of the anionic oil-in-water emulsifier to the nonionic oil-in-water emulsifier is about 12 or less and wherein the linear, ultraviolet radiation absorbing polyether is present in an amount effective to provide the composition with an spf of about 10 or greater.. .
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.
Sunscreen compositions containing an ultraviolet radiation-absorbing polymer
Compositions including a discontinuous oil phase homogeneously dispersed in a continuous water phase, the oil phase containing a sunscreen agent that includes a polymer composition containing a linear, ultraviolet radiation absorbing polyether, the linear, ultraviolet radiation absorbing polyether including a chemically bound uv-chromophore; and an oil-in water emulsifier component including an anionic oil-in-water emulsifier in an amount such that the composition includes about 0.5 percent by weight to about 3 percent by weight of the anionic oil-in-water emulsifier.. .
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.
Method of making calcium-fluoride layer formed on an object surface for more wear resistance
A method of making a calcium-fluoride layer formed on an object surface for more wear resistance includes the steps of coating sodium fluoride to a surface of an object having calcium, whereby the calcium fluoride and the calcium are inverted to become a calcium-fluoride layer on the surface of the object after a chemistry reaction; preparing a co2 laser device having a co2 laser emitter for emitting co2 laser; and applying irradiation of the co2 laser via the co2 laser emitter to the calcium-fluoride layer for at least five seconds. In light of this, the wear resistance of the calcium-fluoride layer is enhanced for at least 34%, the absorption rate of the fluoride is increased for at least 23%, and the surface of the object has aesthetic and integral appearance..
National Chung Cheng University
X-ray photographing apparatus and collimator
Provided is an x-ray photographing apparatus including an x-ray source for generating and irradiating an x-ray; a collimator for controlling an x-ray photographing area to which an x-ray is irradiated by the x-ray source; a projector for generating and projecting a visible ray image by using image signals; a reflection mirror for reflecting the visible ray image projected by the projector to an x-ray photographing area; and a main controller for controlling the projector to match a light irradiation field corresponding to the visible ray image projected to the x-ray photographing area to the x-ray irradiation field.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Active water phantom for three-dimensional ion beam therapy quality assurance
An active water phantom is designed to provide fast, accurate, high resolution, complete quality assurance of patient-specific treatment plans utilizing intensity-modulated ion beam therapy, prior to their delivery to the patient. The detection medium is a tissue-equivalent water-based liquid scintillator material.
Brookhaven Science Associates, Llc
Control device for controlling tomosynthesis imaging, imaging apparatus, imaging system, control method, and program for causing computer to execute the control method
In tomosynthesis imaging for obtaining a tomographic image from a plurality of projected images, at least generation or display of a two-dimensional tomographic image along a plane intersecting a detection surface of an x-ray detection unit is controlled in accordance with information on x-ray irradiation directions in which the projected images are respectively captured.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Euv radiation generating device including a beam influencing optical unit
An extreme ultraviolet radiation generating device includes a source operable to generate a first and second entrance beam, and a beam unit operable to modify at least one of a direction and a beam divergence of the first and second entrance beam, in which the beam unit includes: a beam splitter to receive the first and second entrance beam, the beam splitter being configured to reflect the first entrance beam as a first exit beam and to transmit the second entrance beam; and a mirror in the beam path of the transmitted, second entrance beam to reflect the second entrance beam to form a second exit beam that is transmitted by the beam splitter and that is at least partially superposed on the first exit beam, in which the beam unit is configured to modify an angle and/or beam divergence between the first and second exit beam.. .
Trumpf Lasersystems For Semiconductor Manufacturing Gmbh
Adjustment of vuv emission of a plasma via collisional resonant energy transfer to an energy absorber gas
Disclosed are methods of adjusting the emission of vacuum ultraviolet (vuv) radiation from a plasma in a semiconductor processing chamber. The methods may include generating a plasma in the processing chamber which includes a vuv-emitter gas and a collisional energy absorber gas, and adjusting the emission of vuv radiation from the plasma by altering the concentration ratio of the vuv-emitter gas to collisional energy absorber gas in the plasma.
Lam Research Corporation
Radiation imaging system
A radiation imaging system capable of obtaining excellent image quality is provided. The radiation imaging system includes a detection unit (205) configured to include a plurality of pixels which are arranged in a matrix and which output pixel values by converting radial rays into charges and to output image information, driving control means (204) for causing the plurality of pixels to perform a resetting operation until a signal indicating irradiation with radial rays is supplied and to stop the resetting operation and perform an operation of accumulating charges when the signal indicating irradiation with radial rays is supplied, and for performing an operation of reading pixel values of the plurality of pixels after the irradiation with radial rays is terminated so as to output image information corresponding to the irradiation with radial rays, correction coefficient obtaining means (207) for calculating correction coefficients in accordance with the image information output from the detection unit, and image correction means (208) for correcting the image information output from the detection unit using the correction coefficients calculated by the correction coefficient obtaining means..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Charged particle beam exposure apparatus suitable for drawing on line patterns, and exposure method using the same
There is provided a charged particle beam exposure apparatus which turns an array beam including a plurality of charged particle beams, being arranged side by side in a line in a direction intersecting line patterns, on and off at predetermined blanking timing, and thus performs irradiation when irradiated positions of the charged particle beams arrive at pattern positions. The charged particle beam exposure apparatus improves data processing control by segmenting a sample provided with line patterns into a plurality of exposure ranges each at a predetermined length in a direction of movement, and performing on-off control of the beams based on a point of time when the array beam passes on a reference position set in the exposure region..
Contactless temperature measurement in a charged particle microscope
Disclosed is a method of using a charged particle microscope for inspecting a sample mounted on a sample holder. The microscope is equipped with a solid state detector for detecting secondary particles emanating from the sample in response to irradiation of the sample with the primary beam, with the solid state detector in direct optical view of the sample.
Material comprising reduced graphene oxide, a device comprising the material and a producing the material
The present invention relates to a material comprising reduced graphene oxide, wherein the degree of reduction of the graphene oxide exhibits a spatial variation so that the material exhibits a gradient in the electric conductivity and/or permittivity. The material can for example be used in an electric device for purposes of field grading and/or dissipation of charges.
Abb Technology Ltd
Method of manufacturing transparent substrate provided with cured film, photosensitive resin composition, photosensitive element, and electrical component
The method of manufacturing a transparent base material provided with a cured film according to the present invention is characterized in that a photosensitive layer composed of a photosensitive resin composition containing a binder polymer, a photopolymerizable compound containing at least one (meth)acrylate compound selected from the group consisting of (meth)acrylate compounds having a skeleton derived from ditrimethylolpropane and (meth)acrylate compounds having a skeleton derived from diglycerol, and a photopolymerization initiator is disposed on a transparent base material, a predetermined portion of the photosensitive layer is cured through irradiation with active light rays, and portions of the photosensitive layer other than the predetermined portion are then removed to form a cured film composed of a cured product of the photosensitive resin composition, the cured film coating part or all of the base material.. .
Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd.
A microscope apparatus according to the present invention includes a bright-field illumination optical system and a fluorescence illumination optical system that respectively radiate illumination light and excitation light onto a sample, an observation optical system that observes observation light from the sample, and a controller that controls the fluorescence illumination optical system so that the excitation light is radiated onto the sample when the irradiation of the illumination light on the sample is prevented by an irradiation preventing portion of the bright-field illumination optical system and so that the irradiation of the excitation light on the sample is prevented when the irradiation of the illumination light on the sample is not prevented by the irradiation preventing portion.. .
Cipp (cured-in place pipe) for sewer rehabilitation
The at least one outer film (7a; 7b, 7c) features at least one layer that is essentially impermeable for uv radiation and (if applicable) visible light.. .
Laundry detergent composition for providing ultraviolet radiation protection for a fabric
A laundry detergent composition is disclosed which has a quantity of laundry detergent, a quantity of poly(styrene-4-boronic acid), and a quantity of zinc oxide particles separate from the laundry detergent and the poly(styrene-4-boronic acid).. .
The Sweet Living Group, Llc
Method for manufacturing a laminated film
The present disclosure relates to a method for manufacturing the laminated film that is bspc (back side printable clear) and has excellent interlayer adhesion. The method involves a first uv curing step and a second uv curing step and the laminated film includes a transparent film layer, a uv curable ink layer, and an adhesive layer.
3m Innovative Properties Company
Method of calibration of a stereoscopic camera system for use with a radio therapy treatment apparatus
The disclosed calibration method includes a calibration phantom positioned on an adjustable table on the surface of a mechanical couch, with the phantom's centre at an estimated location for the iso-centre of a radio therapy treatment apparatus. The calibration phantom is then irradiated using the apparatus, and the relative location of the center of the calibration phantom and the iso-centre of the apparatus is determined by analyzing images of the irradiation of the calibration phantom.
Vision Rt Limited
Systems and methods for specifying treatment criteria and treatment parameters for patient specific radiation therapy planning
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for specifying treatment criteria and treatment planning parameters for patient specific radiation therapy planning. According to an aspect, a method includes receiving data about a patient, computing geometric characterization of one or more organs at risk proximate to a target volume of a patient or vice versa, and selecting relevant treatment knowledge and experience.
Wearable therapeutic light source
A wearable device for therapeutic irradiation of skin may comprise: a light source optically coupled to a light spreading sheet and electrically coupled to a controller configured for controlling the intensity of light emitted from the light source and the duration of emission of light from the light source during a therapeutic session; a proximity sensor for detecting proximity of the light spreading sheet to the skin, the proximity sensor being attached to the light spreading sheet and electrically coupled to the controller; and a power source electrically coupled to the light source and the controller; wherein the controller is further configured to turn on, and keep turned on for the duration of the therapeutic session, the light source when the proximity sensor detects proximity of the light spreading sheet to the skin. In embodiments the light source may comprise an array of light emitting diodes attached to a substrate..
Akari Systems, Inc.
Method of processing a veterinary tumor vaccine and a veterinary tumor vaccine processing kit
The present invention provides methods for preparing and administering a tumor vaccine. The processes include resecting tumors and isolating tumor cells, followed by treatment with ultraviolet radiation to activate the tumor cells.
Ultraviolet-based bathroom surface sanitization
A solution for cleaning and/or sterilizing one or more surfaces in a bathroom is provided. The sterilization can be performed using ultraviolet sources, which can emit ultraviolet radiation directed onto the surface(s).
Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc.
An ashing apparatus includes a treatment chamber having an object to be processed therein, and a lamp chamber having an ultraviolet lamp that radiates the object with an ultraviolet beam. The ashing apparatus is configured to accurately maintain an irradiation distance between a light source and the object.
Ushio Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
Composition and forming conductive pattern, and resin structure having conductive pattern thereon
The present invention relates to a composition for forming a conductive pattern which is capable of forming a fine conductive pattern reducing deterioration of mechanical-physical properties and having excellent adhesion strength onto a variety of polymeric resin products or resin layers, a method for forming the conductive pattern using the same, and a resin structure having the conductive pattern. The composition for forming a conductive pattern includes a polymer resin; and non-conductive metal compound particles including a first metal element and a second metal element, having a r 3m or p63/mmc space group in crystal structure, and having a particle size of 0.1 to 20 μm, wherein a metal nuclei including the first metal or the second metal element or an ion thereof is formed from the non-conductive metal compound particles by electromagnetic irradiation..
Lg Chem, Ltd.
Ultraviolet light emitting apparatus
An ultraviolet light emitting apparatus may include a chamber, at least one semiconductor light emitting device, an electron beam irradiation source, and first and second connection electrodes configured to apply a voltage from an external power source to the at least one semiconductor light emitting device. The chamber may define an internal space and include a light emission window.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Solar cell, solar cell module, manufacturing solar cell, and manufacturing solar cell module
An electrode layer formation step of forming an electrode layer including the first electrode and a removal-target body on a first main surface side of a photoelectric conversion part; an insulating layer formation step of forming an insulating layer so as to cover at least the removal-target body; an opening formation step of forming an opening in the insulating layer by utilizing the removal-target body; and a metal layer formation step of forming a metal layer on the electrode layer through the opening of the insulating layer by a plating method are performed in this order. In the opening formation step, at least a part of the removal-target body is removed by irradiation by a laser beam, so that the opening of the insulating layer is formed..
Flowable film curing penetration depth improvement and stress tuning
Methods for depositing and curing a flowable dielectric layer are disclosed herein. Methods can include forming a flowable dielectric layer, immersing the flowable dielectric layer in an oxygen-containing gas, purging the chamber and curing the layer with uv radiation.
Applied Materials, Inc.
Mass analyzing electromagnet and ion beam irradiation apparatus
A shield member mounted to an inner wall surface of the analyzing tube, a portion of the shield member intersecting with a direction perpendicular to a traveling direction of an ion beam and a mass-based separation direction of the ion beam so as to block a portion of the ion beam.. .
Charged-particle-beam device and specimen observation method
An electron microscope has a large depth of focus in comparison with an optical microscope. Thus, information is superimposed on one image in the direction of depth.
Hitach Hight-technologies Corporation
Ion milling device
The present invention aims at providing an ion milling apparatus for emitting an ion beam to a sample to process the sample and capable of controlling the temperature of the sample with high accuracy regardless of deformation or the like of the sample being irradiated with the ion beam, and proposes an ion milling apparatus including at least one of a shield holding member for supporting a shield for shielding the sample from the ion beam while exposing a part of the sample to the ion beam; a shifting mechanism for shifting a surface of the sample stand in contact with the sample following deformation of the sample during irradiation with the ion beam, the shifting mechanism having a temperature control mechanism for controlling temperature of at least one of the shield holding member and the sample stand; and a sample holding member disposed between the shield and the sample, the sample holding member deforming following deformation of the sample during irradiation with the ion beam, for example.. .
Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
Hologram reproducing device and hologram reproducing method
A hologram reproducing device which reproduces information from a recording medium having information recorded by interfering a signal beam and a reference beam, provided with a first light-angle change unit which changes an irradiation angle of the reference beam; a second light-angle change unit which changes the irradiation angle of the reference beam; a photodetector which detects a reproduction beam; a first light-angle drive-signal output unit which outputs a drive signal of the first light-angle change unit; a first light-angle control unit which controls the first light-angle change unit on the basis of the output of the photodetector; a second light-angle drive-signal output unit which outputs a drive signal of the second light-angle change unit; a second light-angle control unit which controls the second light-angle change unit; and a light-angle interpolation processing unit which controls a control target value of the second light-angle control unit.. .
Hitachi-lg Data Storage, Inc.
Photoacoustic blood model
The photoacoustic blood model contains two or more kinds of light absorbing compounds in a blood model base material, in which the absorption coefficient ratios μ[λ2]/μ[λ1] at arbitrary two wavelengths λ1 and λ2 (λ1<λ2) of 600 nm or more and 1100 nm or less of the compounds are different from each other and the parameter s calculated from equation (1) is 0 or more and 100 or less, in which hbo2[λ1] indicates an absorption coefficient of oxyhemoglobin at the wavelength λ1, hbo2[λ2] indicates an absorption coefficient of oxyhemoglobin at the wavelength λ2, hb[λ1] indicates an absorption coefficient of deoxyhemoglobin at the wavelength λ1, hb[λ2] indicates an absorption coefficient of deoxyhemoglobin at the wavelength λ2, and p′ indicates a ratio (pλ2/pλ1) of a photoacoustic signal intensity pλ2 obtained by irradiation with light of the wavelength λ2 to a photoacoustic signal intensity pλ1 obtained by irradiation with light of the wavelength λ1.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Lithography apparatus, lithography method, and article manufacturing method
At least one lithography apparatus, lithography method and method of manufacturing an article are provided herein. At least one lithography apparatus for performing patterning on a substrate, includes a stage configured to hold the substrate and be movable, an irradiation device configured to irradiate the substrate with a beam for the patterning, and a controller configured to cause the stage and the irradiation device to perform a first process of forming, on a substrate including a zeroth mark for overlay inspection, a first mark for overlay inspection to be paired with the zeroth mark and a second mark for overlay inspection, with the patterning not being performed, and to perform a second process of forming, on the substrate, a third mark for overlay inspection to be paired with the second mark, with the patterning being performed..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Distance measurement device
A distance measurement device according to one aspect of the present invention includes a photoelectric conversion device which includes a light receiving unit, a charge storage unit, a charge discharge unit, and a gate electrode, a controller which controls an irradiation timing of pulse light having a pulse width which is sufficiently shorter than response time of the light receiving unit to an object and performs control to generate control pulse voltages having at least two kinds of phases based on the irradiation timing and to apply it to the gate electrode, a charge reading unit which reads a first and second charges stored in the charge storage unit according to the applications of the respective control pulse voltages having two kinds of phases as a first and second electrical signals, and a calculation unit which calculates a distance to the object based on the first and second electrical signals.. .
National University Corporation Shizuoka University
Lamp for vehicle
A lamp for a vehicle includes a reflector configured to reflect received light and rotate with respect to at least one rotation axis to control an irradiation angle. A light source is positioned outside the reflector spaced apart from the reflector and is configured to generate light to be incident on the reflector..
Hyundai Motor Company
Led projector capable of emitting light spherically in 180°
An led projector for emitting light spherically in 180° includes a driving power supply; a projector body; a lamp seat, with three slanted protruding surfaces, being placed inside the projector body, the three slanted protruding surfaces being distributed circularly with a first angle of 120° between any two slanted protruding surfaces; three led lamps connected to the lamp seat, one led lamp on each slanted protruding surface; a reflector plate, with a protrusion element for receiving the lamp seat, attached to the projector body, the protrusion element having three projection holes for receiving the led lamps; a spherical transparent lampshade for covering projector body; and a lampshade frame. The led projector has a simple and rational configuration with easy assembly, and has large range of irradiation, good light condensation effect and balanced light..
Ningbo Gemay Industry Co., Ltd
Method for varnishing plated parts
A method is provided for plating a non-metal substrate (s), allowing a plated part to be obtained. The method includes steps of: (a) providing a non-metal substrate (s) having a surface (11); (b) forming a bonding layer (c1) on the surface (11); (c) forming at least one reinforcement layer (c2) on the bonding layer (c1); (d) forming a varnish layer (c4) above the reinforcement layer (c2); and performing a drying step to dry the varnish layer, wherein the varnish layer is exposed to ultraviolet radiation..
Method for amplifying nucleic acid
The present invention relates to a method for amplifying a nucleic acid. More specifically, the present invention relates to a method for amplifying a nucleic acid in a light irradiation dependent manner under a substantially isothermal condition using a photo-responsive nucleic acid..
Surface modification method and surface modification body
Provided are methods for surface-modifying a rubber vulcanizate or a thermoplastic resin, which can provide chemically fixed surfaces showing low adsorption properties or selective adsorption properties with respect to proteins and cells, as well as excellent durability, instead of coatings which have drawbacks, such as that the performance is reduced due to separation or peeling of the coating. The present invention relates to a method for surface-modifying an object made of a rubber vulcanizate or a thermoplastic resin, the method including: a step 1 of forming polymerization initiation points on the surface of the object; and a step 2 of radically polymerizing a hydrophilic monomer starting from the polymerization initiation points by irradiation with uv light having a wavelength of 300 to 400 nm to grow polymer chains on the surface of the object..
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.
Three-dimensional printing device
A three-dimensional printing device includes an optical device and a controller that controls the optical device. The controller includes a dividing section that divides an area of a vat that is irradiated with light of a projector into a plurality of blocks, a counting section that counts a number of times of irradiation with light of the projector, a first determination section that determines whether or not the number of times counted by the counting section has reached a predetermined threshold value, a light output section that changes when it is determined by the first determination section that the number of times has reached the predetermined threshold value from a first energy to a second energy lower than the first energy an energy of light to be output from the projector to the photo-curable resin of the block for which determination has been made..
Roland Dg Corporation
Laser cladding apparatus and operating method
A laser cladding apparatus includes: a powder supplying device to supply metal powder to a portion to be processed; a laser irradiation device to irradiate the portion to be processed with laser so as to melt the metal powder for cladding; and control means. The powder supplying device includes a differential pressure gauge, and the control means stores, as an initial value, a gas pressure value measured by the differential pressure gauge when metal powder supplied by the gas pressure reaches the portion to be cladding-processed.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
Laser-imprintable sample tube
The invention relates to a sample tube with a writable area, in particular a sample tube in which the color of the writable area changes by means of irradiation, and to a process for the production of such a sample tube.. .
Marandjo Solutions & Services Lda & Comandita
Detector for radiotherapy treatment guidance and verification
The present invention relates a detector (11) for detecting megavoltage x-ray radiation (3), comprising a scintillator (2) including a plurality of heavy scintillating fibers (13) for emitting scintillation photons in response to incident megavoltage x-ray radiation (3), a support structure (15) for supporting said plurality of heavy scintillating fibers (13) and holding them in place; and a photodetector (17) for detecting the spatial intensity distribution of the emitted scintillation photons. The present invention further relates to an apparatus (35) for radiation therapy comprising a particle accelerator (37) and a detector (11) for detecting megavoltage radiation.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
Composition, preparation, and use of chitosan shards for biomedical applications
A thin chitosan-based material can be used for biomedical applications. The chitosan has been treated in a nitrogen field by applying energy to ionize nitrogen in and around the chitosan material.
North Carolina State University
Air sterilization and disinfection apparatus
An apparatus (100 and/or 200) and corresponding method (500) for air sterilization and disinfection can include an electronics and control module (110 and/or 210), a means for drawing air from the surrounding environment into the apparatus (120 and/or 220), an air management chamber (130 and/or 230), and a housing (170 and/or 270). The means for drawing air from the surrounding environment into the apparatus (120 and/or 220) mobilizes latent pathogens in the environment and draws them into the apparatus (100 and/or 200) for sterilization and disinfection.
Optical communication systems and methods
A system and method to reduce fouling of a surface subjected to an aquatic environment with a light source. According to one aspect, an antifouling system including an led for emitting uv radiation, one or more mounts for directing emitted uv radiation toward the surface, and control circuitry for driving the led disposed in a watertight housing.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Method and rapid sterilization of hazmat suits, surgical instruments and the like
Methods and systems for sterilization are disclosed, including placing one or more uv light sources located substantially at one or more foci of a substantially ellipsoidal reflecting surface coated enclosure; and generating uv radiation from the one or more uv light sources to sanitize one or more objects positioned between the foci of the substantially ellipsoidal reflecting surface coated enclosure; wherein the one or more uv light sources comprises a beam from a krf excimer laser being scattered by a spherically scattering sphere; wherein the krf excimer laser is configured to emit light pulses having a wavelength of about 248 nm.; wherein the krf excimer laser is configured to emit nanosecond light pulses; and wherein the spherically scattering sphere comprises a hollow fused silicon sphere filled with solid fused silicon spheres. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
Prevention, treatment, and amelioration of radiation induced enteritis
The present invention provides a new method of ameliorating and/or treating enteritis induced by radiation therapy, alone or in combination with other therapies, for the treatment oil for example, gastrointestinal malignancies, including colorectal, appendiceal, anal, or small bowel cancers; urogenital malignancies, including prostate, bladder, testicular, or penile cancers; gynecologic malignancies, including cervical, endometrial, ovarian, vaginal, or vulvar cancers; or osteogenic and other sarcomatous malignancies in which pelvic structures are involved, comprising the administration of a therapeutically effective amount of balsalazide to a patient in need thereof. .
Intraoral x-ray detector assembly and intraoral x-ray imaging apparatus using same
Provided is an intraoral x-ray detector assembly that provides x-ray detection signals to an x-ray imaging apparatus main body, the assembly may comprises: an x-ray irradiation means disposed to emit x-rays toward a dentition to be imaged within an oral cavity of a patient; a close-contact means that can bring the x-ray detection means capable of detecting the x-rays close to the patient's face and can fix the x-ray detection means so as to face an x-ray emission direction of the x-ray irradiation means; and a support means that supports a first shaft extending to the x-ray irradiation means and a second shaft extending to the close-contact means and is mechanically coupled to a connection means between the x-ray imaging apparatus main body.. .
Re-medi Co., Ltd
X-ray ct apparatus and gantry device
According to one embodiment, an x-ray ct apparatus includes an x-ray source, an x-ray detector, processing circuitry, a showing device, an image processing circuit, and a gantry device. The x-ray source irradiates an object with x-rays.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Solid state imaging device and imaging device and driving method thereof
Provided is an a imaging device that acquires a distance image excluding influence of background light in one frame scanning period and acquires a visible image in a separate frame from a single imaging sensor, and includes an infrared light source that emits infrared light, and a solid state imaging device including a plurality of first pixels and a plurality of second pixels, which respectively include vertical overflow drains, and are arranged in a matrix on a semiconductor substrate, the plurality of first pixels converting the infrared light into signal charges, and the plurality of second pixels converting visible light into signal charges. The solid state imaging device outputs a first signal obtained from the plurality of first pixels in an irradiation period of infrared light, and a second signal obtained from the plurality of first pixels in a non-irradiation period of infrared light, in a first frame scanning period, and outputs a third signal obtained from the plurality of first pixels and a fourth signal obtained from the plurality of second pixels, in a second frame scanning period..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.