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| Method for producing a semiconductor device|
The present invention provides a method for producing a semiconductor device exhibiting the improved emission efficiency by reducing a strain between a p-contact layer and a transparent electrode. A transparent electrode made of izo (zinc-doped indium oxide) was formed on a p-type contact layer by vapor deposition or sputtering.
Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.
| Entire solar spectrum multiplying converting platform unit for an optimal light to electricity conversion|
The invention relates to a high yield multistage light-to-electricity multiplying platform unit which is provided on its front face with a protection antireflection coating or layer (1) and with an upper electrode layer (5) characterized in that it comprises: an opto-phonic platform composed of a uv radiation light-to-light down converter (2) to a particular sub-band in the visible radiation domain, a harvesting diffractive grading component (3) including an electronic passivation layer (4) and with light splitting means and one or more sub-band light into narrowed sub-band light concentration converter(s), a ir radiation up conversion dedicated light converter, a converting multiplying platform made of several optimal for each narrowed and concentrated sub-band light-to-electricity multiplying converters. A digital optical light management layer on the top, collects, filters, splits and concentrates sunlight into sub-bands and to project them onto dedicated light-to-electricity preferentially all-silicon converters with low-energy multiplication capacity.
Segton Adt Sas
| Semiconductor device and semiconductor device manufacturing method|
A simplified manufacturing process stably produces a semiconductor device with high electrical characteristics, wherein platinum acts as an acceptor. Plasma treatment damages the surface of an oxide film formed on a n− type drift layer deposited on an n+ type semiconductor substrate.
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
| Solid-state imaging device and manufacturing the same, and electronic apparatus|
A trench is formed between pds so as to be opened to a light receiving surface side of a semiconductor substrate on which a plurality of the pds, each of which receives light to generate charges, are formed, an insulating film is embedded in the trench and the insulating film is laminated on a back surface side of the semiconductor substrate. Then, a light shielding portion is formed so as to be laminated on the insulating film and to have a convex shape protruding to the semiconductor substrate at a location corresponding to the trench.
| Sheet for semiconductor processing|
A semiconductor processing sheet, the sheet comprising a base material and a pressure sensitive adhesive layer laminated on at least one surface of the base material, the pressure sensitive adhesive layer being formed of a pressure sensitive adhesive composition, the pressure sensitive adhesive composition containing a polymer having a salt and an energy ray curable group and an energy ray curable pressure sensitive adhesive component (excluding the above polymer). The semiconductor processing sheet can suppress contamination of an adherent at the time of peeling after energy ray irradiation while exhibiting a sufficient antistatic property..
| Multi-beam current quantity measuring method, multi-charged particle drawing control device, and multi-charged particle beam drawing device|
A current quantity measuring method of multi-beams irradiates with a charged particle beam, amplifies an electric signal corresponding to multi-beams passed through a plurality of aperture holes of an aperture member having the plurality of aperture holes to form multi-beams by irradiation with the charged particle beam, receives the electric signal amplified in the minute current measurement unit and counting the number of electrons in the multi-beams, calculates a current quantity of the multi-beams passed through the plurality of aperture holes by using a product of the calculated number of electrons in the multi-beams and elementary charge, and corrects irradiation time of the charged particle beam of each of the plurality of aperture holes on the basis of the calculated current quantity.. .
Nuflare Technology, Inc.
| Optical sensor, recording medium discrimination device, and image forming apparatus|
An optical sensor including an irradiation system including an irradiation system including a light source unit having a light source, the irradiation system configured to emit a linearly polarized light of a first polarization direction onto a surface of an object, a polarizing optical element disposed on an optical path of the light that is emitted from the irradiation system and reflected by diffuse reflection from an incident plane of the object and configured to separate a linearly polarized light component of a second polarization direction, a first photodetector configured to receive the linearly polarized light component of the second polarization direction separated by the polarizing optical element, and a housing supporting the irradiation system, the polarizing optical element, and the first photodetector, where the light source unit is fixed to the housing in a light emitting direction of the light source unit via space.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.
| Image forming apparatus|
When attachment of an unused photoconductor unit is detected, a mode is executed in which, during non-image formation, a first current flowing in a charging roller is detected when a photoconductor is re-charged without irradiation of light by a pre-exposure device after being charged and passing through a transfer position during non-image formation, and a second current flowing in the charging roller is detected when the photoconductor is re-charged with irradiation of light by the pre-exposure device after being charged and passing through the transfer position, and a current supplied to an led lamp during image formation is controlled in accordance with detection results.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
| Pattern forming method, forming patterned mask, manufacturing electronic device, and electronic device|
There is provided a pattern forming method which includes (i) a step of forming a first film by applying an active light-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition which contains (a) a resin having a repeating unit having a group that is decomposed by the action of an acid and generates a polar group and (b) a compound that generates an acid by irradiation with active light or radiation to a substrate, (ii) a step of exposing the first film, (iii) a step of forming a line-and-space pattern by developing the exposed first film, and (iv) a step of coating the line-and-space pattern with a second film, in which the top width of the line pattern of the line-and-space pattern formed in step (iii) is larger than the bottom width thereof.. .
| Active light sensitive or radiation sensitive composition, and resist film, pattern forming method, resist-coated mask blank, producing photomask, photomask, manufacturing electronic device, and electronic device, each of which uses said active light sensitive or radiation sensitive composition|
There is provided an active light sensitive or radiation sensitive composition which contains (a) a compound that generates an acid by irradiation with active light or radiation, (p) a compound of which the solubility in alkali developers is increased due to the action of an acid, and (n) at least one specific compound, and which can satisfy high resolving power, an excellent pattern shape, and low line width roughness (lwr) at the same time to a high level in formation of a very fine pattern (for example, a line width of 50 nm or less), and a resist film, a pattern forming method, a resist-coated mask blank, a method for producing a photomask, a photomask, a method for manufacturing an electronic device, and an electronic device, each of which uses this active light sensitive or radiation sensitive composition.. .
Photochromic articles that include photochromic-dichroic materials
The present invention relates to photochromic articles that include a substrate and at least one photochromic material that is adapted to change from an unactivated form to an activated form by exposure to radiation substantially in the wavelength range from 380 to 450 nanometers when measured over a range of from 380 to 700 nanometers. The photochromic article is also adapted to retain at least 12 percent of the delta od measured in the outdoor test when tested in the behind the windshield test.
Transitions Optical, Inc.
A hybrid tof-pet/ct tomograph comprising polymer strips made of scintillator material
A hybrid tof-pet/ct tomograph comprising a detection chamber, gamma radiation detectors, x-ray detectors and a movable x-ray source, wherein the gamma radiation detectors (150, 250, 350, 450, 550) and the x-ray detectors (170, 270, 370, 470, 570) surround the detection chamber (102, 202, 302, 402, 502) around the whole perimeter of the detection chamber (102, 202, 302, 402, 502), and wherein the gamma radiation detectors (150, 250, 350, 450, 550) are located closer to the longitudinal axis (115, 215, 315, 415, 515) of the detection chamber (102, 202, 302, 402, 502) than the x-ray detectors (170, 270, 370, 470, 570), and wherein the gamma radiation detectors (150, 250, 350, 450, 550) comprise polymer strips (151, 251, 351, 451, 551) made of a scintillation material having a density lower than the density of the x-ray radiation detectors (171, 271, 371, 471, 571).. .
Ultraviolet monitoring device
Monitoring a user's exposure to ultraviolet radiation, including determining the amount of radiation to which the user is exposed from different directions, respectively.. .
Ecd Holding Company, Llc
Method for producing radiation-resistant polymer composite materials
A method for producing a polymer-metal oxide composite material resistant to degradation resulting from exposure to gamma irradiation, the method comprising exposing a composite precursor comprised of a heat-resistant polymer in which metal oxide nanoparticles are incorporated to gamma irradiation of at least 1 mrad in a flowing gas atmosphere for a period of at least 12 hours. The resulting radiation-resistant composite material and shaped articles of the material are also described..
Methods and compositions for reducing cardiac damage and other conditions
Endoglin has been identified to play a functional role as a regulator of tgfβ1 signaling, particular in tgfβ1-mediated calcineurin expression. The present invention features methods of reducing cardiac damage, particularly in a subject undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy by administering a composition that inhibits endoglin activity.
Tufts Medical Center, Inc.
Ultraviolet irradiation apparatus
An ultraviolet (uv) irradiation apparatus according to an embodiment includes a treatment tank, a uv irradiation member, a uv sensor, and an air outlet unit. The treatment tank includes a water supply opening to supply therethrough treated water to be further treated and a water drainage opening to drain therethrough the treated water.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
Additive processing apparatus and method
An additive processing apparatus includes a chamber and an irradiation device that together are operable to additively fabricate an article from a powder layer-by-layer in a work space in the chamber. A gas recirculation loop is connected at a first end thereof to an outlet of the chamber and at a second end thereof to an inlet of the chamber.
United Technologies Corporation
Element manufacturing method and element manufacturing apparatus
An element manufacturing method in which a section of a substrate that is irradiated with laser light can be covered efficiently. A plurality of protrusions of an intermediate product are lined up in a first direction on a substrate, and a sealing mechanism includes one pair of rollers that rotate around a rotational axis extending in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction.
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
Laser machining apparatus
A laser machining apparatus has a workpiece holding unit, a laser irradiation unit, a machining feed unit that moves the holding unit and the laser irradiation unit in a machining feed direction, an indexing feed unit that moves the holding unit and the laser irradiation unit in an indexing feed direction, and a control unit that controls the operation of each component. The time required to stop the laser irradiation unit relative to the holding unit can be denoted by ‘ta’ and that required to index the irradiation position of the laser beam at the next scheduled division line can be denoted by ‘tb.’ when tb>ta, the control unit initiates the stopping and indexing simultaneously after a machining step and takes advantage of remaining time (tb−ta) following the end of the stopping to start to accelerate the laser irradiation unit relative to the holding unit..
Laser processing apparatus
In order to simplify a configuration even if laser beams of different wavelength bands are used, a laser output device, which oscillates laser beams of plural wavelength bands, and an irradiation head, which performs irradiation by condensing the laser beams of the respective wavelength bands with focal distances thereof being shifted from each other on the same optical axis s, are included.. .
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Metal oxide supported palladium catalyst for hydrocarbon oxidation
A metal oxide supported palladium catalyst comprised of a β-bi2o3/bi2sn2o7 hetero-junction catalyst support and palladium was developed. The catalyst was synthesized using a sol-gel technique as a nanocrystalline structure.
Umm Al-qura University
Filter-press with integrated rf heating
A method of separating a mixture of liquid and insoluble solids in a filter press may comprise: pumping the mixture into a chamber between two filter plates in the filter press to form a filter cake, wherein the chamber is lined by filter cloths, and wherein, during the pumping, filtrate is forced through the filter cloths and out of the chamber; heating the filter cake in the chamber, wherein, during the heating, filtrate is forced through the filter cloths and out of the chamber, and wherein the heating is by radio frequency irradiation of the filter cake in the chamber; and releasing dried filter cake from the chamber. A filter press system for separating a mixture of liquid and insoluble solids may comprise: a frame; a plurality of filter plates configured to form a stack of parallel plates, each of the plurality of filter plates being movably attached to the frame, the plurality of filter plates further being configured to form a multiplicity of chambers, each of the multiplicity of chambers being lined by filter cloths, wherein the plurality of filter plates, the multiplicity of chambers and the filter cloths are configured to allow filtrate to escape from the chambers while retaining solids from the mixture to form a filter cake; and a radio frequency heater, for directly heating the filter cake in the multiplicity of chambers.
Multileaf collimator, and radiation therapy apparatus and radiation therapy system using same
A multileaf collimator includes leaves extending in a first direction; a frame supporting the leaves so that the leaves are advanceable and retractable in a state where the leaves are placed side by side in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction; shafts extending in the second direction and corresponding to the leaves; driving units respectively connected to base ends of the shafts for rotating the shafts around axial lines; and driving units provided at tips of the shafts and contacting portions of the leaves for advancing and retracting the leaves in the first direction by the rotation of the shafts around the axial lines. At least some of the shafts have the same shaft length.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Compound and vaccination and immunisation
A method of vaccination or immunisation involving the use of a photosensitizing agent, an antigenic molecule, e.g. A vaccine component, and an agent which enhances the effect of photochemical internalization (pci)-mediated vaccination is disclosed wherein the agent is a ligand for a toll-like receptor (tlr), and irradiation is with light of a wavelength effective to activate the photosensitizing agent.
Pci Biotech As
This technology relates generally to compounds and methods for stimulating neurogenesis (e.g., post-natal neurogenesis, including post-natal hippocampal and hypothalamic neurogenesis) and/or protecting neuronal cell from cell death. Various compounds are disclosed herein.
Board Of Regents Of The University Of Texas System
Mammography device, radiographic imaging method, and program
An irradiation condition setting section 52 sets irradiation conditions corresponding to the emission angle of radiation emitted from a radiation source 26. The radiation source 26 emits radiation to a breast at a plurality of different emission angles based on the set irradiation conditions.
Object information acquiring apparatus and object information acquisition method
An object information acquiring apparatus comprises an irradiation unit that irradiates an object with light; a receiving unit including detection elements that receives acoustic waves generated from the object and outputs analog signals; a conversion unit that performs a/d conversion on the analog signals to generate first digital signals; a memory that stores the first digital signals; a correction unit that generates second digital signals by correcting the first digital signals using different frequency filter in accordance with a positional relation between a position in which characteristic information of the object is acquired and each of the detection elements; and an acquiring unit that acquires the characteristic information of the object based on the second digital signals.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Ion irradiation apparatus, and method in which ion irradiation apparatus is applied to food requiring storage by refrigeration
With a method of storing meat stored in a refrigerator or a freezer after a lump of meat is prepared into small portions, which includes irradiating the meat with positive ions and negative ions before storage in the refrigerator or the freezer, a method of extending a durable life of food requiring storage by refrigeration, a method of suppressing growth of fungi developed at a surface of food requiring storage by refrigeration, and an ion irradiation apparatus which can suitably be used for these methods, a method allowing suppression of growth of fungi adhering to food (in particular, meat) requiring storage by refrigeration, a method of thereby extending a durable life of food requiring storage by refrigeration, and an apparatus which can suitably be used for these methods are provided.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
Dual pulse driven extreme ultraviolet (euv) radiation source
An extreme ultraviolet (euv) radiation source pellet includes at least one metal particle embedded within a heavy noble gas cluster contained within a noble gas shell cluster. The euv radiation source assembly can be activated by a sequential irradiation of at least one first laser pulse and at least one second laser pulse.
International Business Machines Corporation
Method of manufacturing magnetoresistive element and manufacturing system for the same
Provided are a method of manufacturing a magnetoresistive element and a manufacturing system which are capable of manufacturing a magnetoresistive element achieving further downscaling, i.e., further increase in the degree of integration of the magnetoresistive element while having high magnetic properties. The method includes: preparing a stacked film including one of the two magnetic layers, a layer to form the tunnel barrier layer, and the other of the two magnetic layers, on a substrate; forming multiple separated stacked films on the substrate by separating the stacked film into the multiple stacked films by etching; irradiating side portions of the multiple separated stacked films with ion beams in a pressure-reducible process chamber; and after the irradiation with the ion beams, forming oxide layers or nitride layers on surfaces of the multiple stacked films by introducing an oxidizing gas or a nitriding gas into the process chamber..
Canon Anelva Corporation
Organic electroluminescent display device and manufacturing the same
A substrate on which a plurality of pixel electrodes are disposed is prepared. An organic electroluminescent film 22 is formed with the inclusion of a common layer that continuously covers the plural pixel electrodes.
Japan Display Inc.
Probe displacement measuring apparatus, ionization apparatus including the same, and mass spectrometry apparatus
A probe displacement measuring apparatus includes a cantilever probe, a light irradiation unit configured to irradiate the probe with light, a light receiving element configured to receive reflected light obtained by reflecting light emitted by the light irradiation unit on a surface of the probe as a spot, and a displacement obtaining unit configured to obtain displacement of the probe in accordance with a position of the spot on the light receiving element. The light receiving element has first and second light receiving surfaces divided by a straight division line.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Charged particle beam apparatus and sample image acquiring method
Disclosed is a charged particle beam apparatus wherein a partitioning film capable of transmitting a charged particle beam is provided between a charged particle optical system and a sample, said charged particle beam apparatus eliminating a contact between the sample and the partitioning film even in the cases where the sample has recesses and protrusions. On the basis of detection signals or an image generated on the basis of the detection signals, a distance between a sample and a partitioning film is monitored, said detection signals being outputted from a detector that detects secondary charged particles discharged from the sample due to irradiation of a primary charged particle beam..
Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
Composition for forming conductive pattern and resin structure having conductive pattern thereon
This disclosure relates to a composition for forming a conductive pattern that enables formation of fine conductive pattern on various polymer resin products or resin layers by a simplified process, and more effectively fulfills requirements of the art such as realization of various colors and the like, and a resin structure having a conductive pattern. The composition for forming a conductive pattern comprises a polymer resin; and a non-conductive metal compound including a first metal and a second metal, having a nasicon crystal structure represented by the following chemical formula 1, wherein a metal nucleus including the first metal or an ion thereof is formed from the non-conductive metal compound by electromagnetic irradiation..
Lg Chem, Ltd.
Aberration-correcting method, laser processing method using said aberration-correcting method, laser irradiation method using said aberration-correcting method, aberration-correcting device and aberration-correcting program
In an aberration-correcting method according to an embodiment of the present invention, in an aberration-correcting method for a laser irradiation device 1 which focuses a laser beam on the inside of a transparent medium 60, aberration of a laser beam is corrected so that a focal point of the laser beam is positioned within a range of aberration occurring inside the medium. This aberration range is not less than n×d and not more than n×d+Δs from an incidence plane of the medium 60, provided that the refractive index of the medium 60 is defined as n, a depth from an incidence plane of the medium 60 to the focus of the lens 50 is defined as d, and aberration caused by the medium 60 is defined as Δs..
Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
Illumination device and image display apparatus
An illumination device includes: an excitation light source that emits excitation light having a first wavelength; a fluorescent substance that, when irradiated with the excitation light, emits light having a second wavelength longer than the first wavelength and transmits a part of the excitation light, and thereby multiplexes and emits the transmitted excitation light having the first wavelength and the emitted excitation light having the second wavelength; and a driving unit that moves an irradiation position of the excitation light in the fluorescent substance with the passage of time.. .
Method for evaluating, via biodosimetry, the irradiation dose received by a person subjected to ionizing radiation
The invention relates to a method for evaluating, via biodosimetry, the irradiation dose received by a person subjected to ionizing radiation. Said method comprises: a) sampling, in at least one area of the body of the person, the follicles or bulbs of head and/or body hair of the person; b) extracting proteins from cells of said sampled hair bulbs or follicles, wherein said proteins, including proteins from the atm system, are subjected to phosphorylation and/or acetylation induced by ionizing radiation; and c) analyzing at least two types of extracted proteins and interpreting the analysis results in order to determine the irradiation dose in the or each sampling area..
Material for detecting phenol derivatives and applications thereof
Monolithic nanoporous material, which is self-standing (i.e. Self-supported or cohesive), solid and transparent, essentially devoid of cracks, transparent to uv radiation, obtained by the sol-gel process, the material having a basic nature and including a reagent capable of generating a stained product by forming a bond with phenol, a basic compound or mixture of basic compounds and a compound or mixture of oxidant compounds, method for preparation and use in the detection and in the selective depollution of phenol or one of its derivatives..
Essilor International (compagnie Generale D'optique)
Light distribution cob module led street lamp lens capable of illuminating 3 - 5 lanes
The invention relates to a light distribution method for a cob module led street lamp lens capable of illuminating 3 or 5 lanes. The light distribution method is characterized in that the light emitted by a cob module led light source is firstly refracted by a drop-shaped refraction lens and then refracted secondarily by a light distribution curved surface lens to achieve an optimal irradiation effect.
Hongli Linghting Group Co., Ltd.
Method for manufacturing a component containing an iron alloy material
In a method for manufacturing a component containing an iron alloy material, a pulverulent pre-alloy is provided. The pre-alloy comprises, in wt.
Slm Solutions Group Ag
Method for producing thin film having high refractive index and high transparency, and thin film produced by the method
(wherein r1 is a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, an alkynyl group, an alkenyl group, an aryl group, an aliphatic heterocyclic group, or an aromatic heterocyclic group; r2 is a divalent organic residue; and n is 1 or 2); a second step: a step of curing the coating on the substrate obtained in the first step by light irradiation; and a third step: a step of further adding energy to the cured film obtained in the second step by heating and/or light irradiation.. .
Polymerization enhanced by nanostructures under x-ray irradiation
The methods disclosed herein are directed to methods of enhancing formation of a polymer from a monomer on a metal-based nanoparticle under x-ray irradiation and compositions produced by such methods. The method comprises irradiating a monomer solution with x-rays to form the polymer; wherein the monomer solution comprises the monomer, the metal-based nanoparticle, and a solvent capable of generating a hydroxyl radical; and wherein the metal-based nanoparticle is a particle having a greatest dimension between 5 and 100 nanometers.
The Regents Of The University Of California
Methionyl trna synthetase for biosynthesis of photomethionine-labeled protein and preparing photoactive protein g variant using same
Provided is a methionyl trna synthase (mrs) for the biosynthesis of a photomethionine-labeled protein and a method for preparing a photoactivatable protein g variant using same and, more particularly, to an mrs variant in which alanine at the position of 12th is substituted with glycine, leucine at the position of 13th by serine, tyrosine at the position of 260th by phenylalanine, isoleucine at the position of 297th by valine, and histidine at the position of 301st by leucine from the n-terminal of the amino acid sequence of a wild-type escherichia coli methionyl trna synthase. The mrs variant effectively confirms the biosynthesis of a photomethionine (pm)-labeled target protein and thus can be utilized for the biosynthesis of a pm-labeled target protein.
Korea Research Institute Of Bioscience And Biotechnology
Photocatalytic degradation of contaminant in waste water using laser light source
The present disclosure relates to a rapid method of using a nanostructured zinc oxide (zno) catalyst for the photocatalytic degradation of a contaminant such as mtbe in waste water. The degradation is carried out under the laser light wherein 100% mtbe gets degraded in a short time such as 20 minutes from the start of the irradiation..
Umm Al-qura University
Disclosed is a vehicle lamp a pair of lamp modules configured to irradiate light to form a pair of left and right light distribution patterns. Each of the lamp modules includes first and second lamp units.
Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Desmearing method and desmearing apparatus
Provided are a desmearing method which can reliably remove a smear caused either by an inorganic substance or by an organic substance, and a desmearing apparatus which carries out this desmearing method. The desmearing method is used for a wiring substrate material which is obtained by laminating a conductive layer and an insulating layer.
Ushio Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
Aerator device and uv protecting cover member therefor
Aerator device for introducing gas bubbles into a liquid and comprising a base member with a gas supply and an elastic perforated membrane attached to the base member, and further with a uv protecting cover member, said uv protecting cover member or at least a part thereof being arranged above the membrane to protect the membrane against uv radiation during shipping and storage.. .
Aquaconsult Anlagenbau Gmbh
Gantry comprising beam analyser for use in particle therapy
The present invention relates to a particle therapy apparatus used for radiation therapy. More particularly, this invention relates to a gantry for delivering particle beams which comprises means to analyse the incoming beam.
Ion Beam Applications S.a.
Targeting implant for external beam radiation
A radiation targeting system is provided. The system can include an introducer and an implant.
Surgical Radiation Products, Llc
Pharmaceutical composition comprising silkworm as an active ingredient for prevention and treatment of tissue injury by radiation
The present invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition for the prevention and treatment of tissue injury caused by irradiation which comprises silkworm hemolymph as an active ingredient. Particularly, when the silkworm hemolymph of the present invention was administered to an animal model with liver damage induced by irradiation, plasma ast and liver mda were significantly decreased, indicating that the silkworm hemolymph of the invention can be effectively used as a composition for the prevention and treatment of disease caused by the exposure on radiation including tissue injury caused by irradiation, etc..
Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute
Composition for forming conductive pattern, forming conductive pattern using the same, and resin components having conductive pattern thereon
The present invention relates to a composition for forming a conductive pattern capable of forming a fine conductive pattern reducing degradation of mechanical physical properties and having excellent adhesion strength, on a polymeric resin product or resin layer, a method for forming a conductive pattern using the same, and a resin component having the conductive pattern. The composition for forming a conductive pattern includes: a polycarbonate-based resin; and particles of a non-conductive metal compound including a first metal and a second metal and having a spinel structure, wherein the particles have a particle diameter of 0.1 to 6 μm; wherein a metal nuclei including the first metal, the second metal, or an ion thereof is formed from the particles of the non-conductive metal compound by electromagnetic wave irradiation.
Lg Chem, Ltd.
Beam guiding apparatus
A beam guiding apparatus includes a vacuum chamber that includes a target region arranged to receive a target material for generating euv radiation. The vacuum chamber includes a first and second opening for receiving into the vacuum chamber a first and second laser beam, respectively.
Trumpf Lasersystems For Semiconductor Manufacturing Gmbh
Radiation image detection apparatus including photographic mode and irradiation detection mode, and radiation image photographing system including the same
A radiation image detection apparatus, including an image receiving unit having a two-dimensional array of a plurality of pixels that generate electrical charges when being subjected to irradiation of radiation, the plurality of pixels including a plurality of pixels for detecting an image; and one or more pixels for detecting irradiation; an image data generation unit configured to generate image data based on an electrical signal output from the respective pixels for detecting the image, an irradiation detection unit configured to detect the irradiation of radiation based on the electrical signal output from the respective pixels for detecting irradiation, a communication unit that transmits the image data generated in the image data generation unit, and a control unit configured to include a plurality of control modes including a photographing mode generating the image data, an irradiation detection mode detecting the irradiation of radiation and a standby mode.. .
Method for manufacturing display device and display device manufactured by the method
A method for manufacturing a display device, includes preparing a display panel including a base substrate, an encapsulation layer facing the base substrate, and an organic light emitting device formed between one surface of the base substrate and the encapsulation layer, attaching a support layer to the other surface of the base substrate through an adhesive layer, curing the adhesive layer through irradiation of uv light, and mounting a driving chip on one surface of the display panel. The adhesive layer includes an acryl-based compound, a uv curable compound, and a photoinitiator..
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
Method of evaluating thin-film transistor, manufacturing thin-film transistor, and thin-film transistor
A method of evaluating a thin-film transistor (tft) which is disposed on a substrate, and includes at least: an oxide semiconductor layer which functions as a channel layer; and a channel protection layer disposed above the oxide semiconductor layer. The method includes: measuring a change in a reflectance of a microwave emitted to the oxide semiconductor layer while the oxide semiconductor layer is irradiated with excitation light by pulse irradiation; calculating a decay period which is a period of time taken for the reflectance to decay to 1/e or 1/e2, based on the change in the reflectance obtained in the measuring; and performing determination related to a threshold voltage of the oxide semiconductor layer, based on the decay period calculated in the calculating..
Array substrate, manufacturing method thereof and display device
An array substrate, a manufacturing method thereof and a display device are disclosed. The array substrate includes a substrate (10) and first thin-film transistors (tfts) (21) and first electrodes (40) formed on the substrate (10).
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
Method for preparing two-dimensional material
A method for preparing a two-dimensional material includes adding a three-dimensional layered material into a solvent to form a three-dimensional layered material dispersion. Then, the three-dimensional layered material dispersion is irradiated by light to exfoliate the three-dimensional layered material to produce the two-dimensional material suspending in the solvent.
National Chiao Tung University
Traveling wave nuclear fission reactor, fuel assembly, and controlling burnup therein
A traveling wave nuclear fission reactor, fuel assembly, and a method of controlling burnup therein. In a traveling wave nuclear fission reactor, a nuclear fission reactor fuel assembly comprises a plurality of nuclear fission fuel rods that are exposed to a deflagration wave burnfront that, in turn, travels through the fuel rods.
Methods for tailoring the refractive index of lenses
Methods and devices for altering the power of a lens, such as an intraocular lens, are disclosed. In one method, the lens comprises a single polymer matrix containing crosslinkable pendant groups, wherein the polymer matrix increases in volume when crosslinked.
Battelle Memorial Institute
Methods of altering the refractive index of materials
Methods and devices for altering the power of a lens, such as an intraocular lens, are disclosed. In one method, the lens comprises a single polymer matrix containing crosslinkable pendant groups, wherein the polymer matrix increases in volume when crosslinked.
Battelle Memorial Institute
Beam guiding apparatus
In one implementation, a beam guiding apparatus includes a vacuum chamber that includes a target region arranged to receive a target material for generating euv radiation. The vacuum chamber further includes a first opening for receiving into the vacuum chamber a first laser beam and a second opening for receiving into the vacuum chamber a second laser beam.
Trumpf Lasersystems For Semiconductor Manufacturing Gmbh
System and detecting minimum hematocrit with irradiation receivers during extracorporeal photopheresis
An irradiation device for photopheresis, comprising an exposure chamber configured to receive an illumination container holding a target cell suspension, an irradiation transmitter configured to irradiate the illumination container and target cell suspension, an irradiation receiver configured to detect absorption of radiation from the irradiation transmitter, and a processing circuit coupled to the irradiation receiver and configured to determine whether a hematocrit of the target cell suspension exceeds a predetermined threshold hematocrit and to treat the target cell suspension with a treatment dosage of radiation if the predetermined threshold is exceeded.. .
Optical sensor, optical inspection device, and optical property detection method
An optical sensor including an irradiation system including at least one light irradiator, the at least one irradiator including a surface emitting laser array having a plurality of light-emitting units, and a lens disposed in an optical path of the plurality of rays of light emitted from the plurality of light-emitting units to cause light exit directions of at least two of the plurality of light-emitting units to be not parallel to each other, such that the at least one irradiator irradiates a same point of a test object with a plurality of rays of light that are not parallel to each other. The optical sensor also including a detection system configured to detect the plurality of rays of light that are emitted from the irradiation system and propagated inside the test object..
A surgical implant comprising: a substrate having an exterior surface and a plurality of layers disposed over the substrate exterior surface. The substrate comprises a polymeric material, and the plurality of layers comprises: an activated substrate surface layer; a valve metal layer; and a porous valve metal oxide layer, wherein the valve metal layer is disposed between the activated substrate layer and the porous valve metal oxide layer.
Depuy Synthes Products, Inc.
Substrate having a functional coating and a temporary protection layer
A substrate includes two main faces defining two main surfaces separated by edges, the substrate bearing a functional coating deposited on at least one portion of one main surface and a temporary protective layer deposited on at least one portion of the functional coating. The temporary protective layer, cured by drying, by uv irradiation or by an electron beam, has a thickness of at least 1 micrometer and is not soluble in water.
Saint-gobain Glass France
Polymer composites with uv shielding strength
There is provided an aqueous composite coating solution comprising a polymer matrix, a metal oxide immobilized onto an inorganic filler and optionally an additional uv absorber. The coating solution can be used to prepare barrier coatings shielding the substrate from uv radiation, moisture and oxygen.
Agency For Science, Technology And Research
Method for producing anti-blocking hard coat film
Embodiments of invention provide a method for producing a hard coat film which has a hard coat that is formed from an active energy ray-curable resin composition on at least one surface of a film base. According to at least one embodiment, the active energy ray-curable resin composition used in this method contains (p) 100 parts by mass of a urethane (meth)acrylate compound, (q) 0.02-5 parts by mass of organic fine particles having an average particle diameter of 10-300 nm, and (r) 0.0002-2 parts by mass of an acrylic silicone-based leveling agent.
Riken Technos Corporation
Method of manufacturing photosensitive glass substrate
A method of manufacturing a photosensitive glass substrate, including: directly irradiating a plate-like base material composed of a photosensitive glass with an energy beam to form a latent image; crystallizing the latent image by a first heat treatment to obtain a crystallized portion; and dissolving and removing the crystallized portion and applying fine processing thereto, to obtain a photosensitive glass substrate, wherein in the irradiating, an irradiation position of the energy beam is corrected based on a dimensional variation of the photosensitive glass caused by a heat treatment including at least the first heat treatment.. .
Light irradiation device and printing apparatus
A light irradiation device includes: a uv irradiation unit that applies light to uv ink having been applied onto a medium; and a moving unit that moves a relative position of the medium and the uv irradiation unit in the z-axis direction; wherein the uv irradiation unit includes, a light source row formed by arranging plural light emitting diodes (led), irradiation intensity of which falls within a first range, in the y-axis direction orthogonal to the z-axis direction; and another light source row located next to the light source row and formed by arranging plural leds, irradiation intensity of which falls within a second range, in the y-axis direction.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation
Systems and methods for use in emission guided radiation therapy
Described herein are systems and methods for positioning a radiation source with respect to one or more regions of interest in a coordinate system. Such systems and methods may be used in emission guided radiation therapy (egrt) for the localized delivery of radiation to one or more patient tumor regions.
Reflexion Medical, Inc.
Arrays of accelerating structures and rapid imaging for facilitating rapid radiation therapies
Methods and system for facilitating rapid radiation treatments are provided herein and relate in particular to radiation generation and delivery, beam control, treatment planning, imaging and dose verification. The methods and systems described herein are particularly advantageous when used with a compact high-gradient, very high energy electron (vhee) accelerator and delivery system (and related processes) capable of treating patients from multiple beam directions with great speed, using all-electromagnetic or radiofrequency deflection steering is provided, that can deliver an entire dose or fraction of high-dose radiation therapy sufficiently fast to freeze physiologic motion, yet with a better degree of dose conformity or sculpting than conventional photon therapy..
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University
Methods and systems for rf power generation and distribution to facilitate rapid radiation therapies
Methods and system for facilitating rapid radiation treatments are provided herein and relate in particular to radiation generation and delivery, power production and distribution, and electron source design. The methods and systems described herein are particularly advantageous when used with a compact high-gradient, very high energy electron (vhee) accelerator and delivery system (and related processes) capable of treating patients from multiple beam directions with great speed, using all-electromagnetic or radiofrequency deflection steering is provided, that can deliver an entire dose or fraction of high-dose radiation therapy sufficiently fast to freeze physiologic motion, yet with a better degree of dose conformity or sculpting than conventional photon therapy..
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University
Brachytherapy seed with fast dissolving matrix for optimal delivery of radionuclides to cancer tissue
A system, method and device for treating tumor cells utilizing a resorbable therapy seed made up of microspheres containing a beta- or alpha-particle-emitting radiation source and a resorbable polymer matrix. These seeds are implanted within the tumor and then rapidly dissolved so as to release the microspheres from the polymer matrix.
University Of Utah Research Foundation
System and circuit quantum electrodynamics measurement
A system for quantum computation and a readout method using the same are provided. In some aspects, the system includes at least one qubit circuit coupled to a resonant cavity, wherein each of the at least one qubit circuit is described by multiple quantum states, and a controller configured to provide microwave irradiation to the resonant cavity such that a quantum state information of the at least one qubit circuit is transferred to a resonant cavity occupation.
Adhesives for attaching wire network to photovoltaic cells
Provided are novel methods of fabricating photovoltaic modules using pressure sensitive adhesives (psa) to secure wire networks of interconnect assemblies to one or both surfaces of photovoltaic cells. A psa having suitable characteristics is provided near the interface between the wire network and the cell's surface.
Peeling method and manufacturing semiconductor device
There is provided a peeling method capable of preventing a damage to a layer to be peeled. Thus, not only a layer to be peeled having a small area but also a layer to be peeled having a large area can be peeled over the entire surface at a high yield.
Process, stack and assembly for separating a structure from a substrate by electromagnetic radiation
A method for separating a structure from a substrate through electromagnetic irradiations (ei) belonging to a spectral range comprises the steps of a) providing the substrate, b) forming an absorbent separation layer on the substrate, c) forming the structure to be separated on the separation layer, d) exposing the separation layer to the electromagnetic irradiations (ie) via the substrate such that the separation layer breaks down under the effect of the heat stemming from the absorption, the method being notable in that it comprises a step b1) of forming a transparent thermal barrier layer on the separation layer, the exposure period and the thickness of the thermal barrier layer being adapted such that the temperature of the structure to be separated remains below a threshold during the exposure period, beyond which threshold, faults are likely to appear in the structure.. .
Exposure apparatus and exposure method
To form a complex and fine pattern by combining optical exposure technology and charged particle beam exposure technology, provided is an exposure apparatus that radiates a charged particle beam at a position corresponding to a line pattern on a sample, including a beam generating section that generates a plurality of the charged particle beams at different irradiation positions in a width direction of the line pattern; a scanning control section that performs scanning with the irradiation positions of the charged particle beams along a longitudinal direction of the line pattern; a selecting section that selects at least one charged particle beam to irradiate the sample from among the plurality of charged particle beams, at a designated irradiation position in the longitudinal direction of the line pattern; and an irradiation control section that controls the at least one selected charged particle beam to irradiate the sample.. .
Device and optimizing diffusion section of electron beam
Provided is a device for optimizing a diffusion section of an electron beam, comprising two groups of permanent magnets, a magnetic field formed by the four magnetic poles extending the electron beam in a longitudinal direction, and compressing the electron beam in a transverse direction, so that the electron beam becomes an approximate ellipse; another magnetic field formed by the eight magnetic poles optimizing an edge of a dispersed electron-beam bunch into an approximate rectangle; by controlling the four longitudinal connection mechanisms so that the upper magnetic yoke and the lower magnetic yoke of the first group of permanent magnets move synchronously towards the center thereof thereby longitudinally compressing the electron beam in the shape of an approximate ellipse, and the upper magnetic yoke and the lower magnetic yoke of the second group of permanent magnets move synchronously towards the center thereof thereby longitudinally compressing the electron beam in the shape of an approximate rectangle, and the process of longitudinal compression is repeated until a longitudinal size of the electron-beam bunch is reduced to 80 mm. The invention is capable of reasonably compressing a longitudinal size of an electron-beam bunch after diffusion to approximately 80 mm, which ensures optimum irradiation uniformity and efficiency, and enables the longitudinal size to be within the range of a conventional titanium window,.
Targetry coupled separations
Targetry coupled separation refers to enhancing the production of a predetermined radiation product through the selection of a target (including selection of the target material and the material's physical structure) and separation chemistry in order to optimize the recovery of the predetermined radiation product. This disclosure describes systems and methods for creating (through irradiation) and removing one or more desired radioisotopes from a target and further describes systems and methods that allow the same target to undergo multiple irradiations and separation operations without damage to the target.
Method and system for detecting defects
A defect detecting method includes generating an actual image of a pattern on a sample based on irradiation of an electron beam onto the sample, performing a contrast conversion of the actual image to generate a conversion image representing a normal pattern, matching the conversion image and a design image for the pattern, and detecting a defective pattern in the actual image based on matching of the conversion image and the design image. The contrast conversion may be performed for gray levels of pixels in the actual image..
An image-forming apparatus includes a light-irradiation unit configured to move a spot of laser light on a surface of a photosensitive member at a non-constant scanning velocity in a main scanning direction to form a latent image on the photosensitive member, an image data correcting unit configured to correct a length in the main scanning direction of image data by inserting one or more image data pieces into the image data, the number of the image data pieces increasing as the scanning velocity increases, and/or extracting one or more image data pieces from the image data, the number of the image data pieces increasing as the scanning velocity decreases, and a brightness correcting unit configured to correct a brightness of the laser light so that an emission brightness increases as the scanning velocity increases and/or the emission brightness decreases as the scanning velocity decreases.. .
Positive type resist composition for use in liquid immersion exposure and a forming the pattern using the same
A positive type resist composition for use in liquid immersion exposure comprises: (a) a resin having a monocyclic or polycyclic cycloaliphatic hydrocarbon structure, the resin increasing its solubility in an alkali developer by an action of acid; (b) a compound generating acid upon irradiation with one of an actinic ray and a radiation; (c) an alkali soluble compound having an alkyl group of 5 or more carbon atoms; and (d) a solvent.. .
Method of producing film, producing optical component, producing circuit board, producing electronic component, and photocurable composition
A method of producing a film includes: a disposing step of disposing a photocurable composition on a substrate; a mold contact step of bringing the photocurable composition and a mold into contact with each other; a photoirradiation step of irradiating the photocurable composition with light to form a cured product; and a mold release step of releasing the cured product and the mold from each other, in which the method further includes an alignment step of aligning the mold and the substrate with each other before the photoirradiation step, in which the photocurable composition contains at least a polymerizable compound serving as a component (a) and a photopolymerization initiator serving as a component (b), and in which the polymerizable compound has a polymerization conversion ratio of 50% or more when exposed to light under conditions of an illuminance of 0.12 mw/cm2 and an exposure time of 11.0 seconds.. .
Optical element and optical system for euv lithography, and treating such an optical element
An optical element (50), comprising: a substrate (52), an euv radiation reflecting multilayer system (51) applied to the substrate, and a protective layer system (60) applied to the multilayer system and having at least a first and a second layer (57, 58). The first layer (57) is arranged closer to the multilayer system (51) than is the second layer (58) and serves as a diffusion barrier for hydrogen.
Vehicle-carried quick inspection system
A vehicle-carried quick inspection system includes an x-ray source, a detector, the x-ray source and the detector being arranged to form an inspection passage, a controller configured to control the x-ray source so that x-ray irradiation dose is extremely low when the driver's cab of the inspected vehicle passes through an x-ray beam, and control the x-ray source so that the irradiation dose of the x-ray source becomes a working dose when the other subsequent portions of the inspected vehicle pass through the x-ray beam. A mobile and fully automated security inspection system is obtained and quick inspection can be achieved, while protecting the driver from being damaged from x-ray irradiation..
Method for evaluating crystal grain size distribution of polycrystalline silicon
The method comprises following steps; a collected disk sample (20) is disposed at a position where bragg reflection from a miller index plane <hkl> is detected; the disk sample (20) is rotated in-plane about the center thereof by a rotation angle φ so that an x-ray irradiation region defined by a slit φ-scans the principal plane of the disk sample (20); a chart showing the dependence of intensity of the bragg reflection on the rotation angle (φ) of the disk sample (20) is determined; the amount of change per a unit rotation angle of diffraction intensity of a baseline of the φ scan chart is determined as a first derivative value; skewness in the normal distribution of the absolute value of the amount of change is calculated; and the skewness is used as an evaluation index of the crystal grain size distribution to select polycrystalline silicon.. .
The invention relates to a method for heating a muffle (1) of an oven or a similar household appliance, wherein the heating element employed is a heating wire (15) made of carbon, carbon fiber or the like, which can provide thermal energy by electric dissipation and infrared irradiation within the muffle heating temperature range.. .
Chemical reaction device
According to a chemical reaction device of the embodiment, the chemical reaction device includes an electrolytic cell configured to store an electrolyte solution, a stack including a first electrode stored in the electrolytic cell and arranged on a light irradiation side, a second electrode arranged on a side opposite to the light irradiation side, and a photovoltaic layer formed between the first electrode and the second electrode and configured to perform charge separation by light energy, an external power supply electrically connected between the first electrode and the second electrode via a first switching element, and a power demand unit electrically connected between the first electrode and the second electrode via a second switching element.. .
Laminating film for use in organic glass
The purpose of the present invention is to provide: a laminating film which is to be used in an organic glass, which suffers from little discoloration of a resin film even after electron beam irradiation and thus exhibits excellent transparency, and which exhibits excellent weather resistance and scratch resistance and excellent three-dimensional molding properties; and an organic glass using the same. In a laminating film which is to be used in an organic glass and which comprises both a resin film that contains a triazine ultraviolet absorber and a surface protection layer, the surface protection layer is formed of a cured product of an electron-beam-curable resin composition that comprises a polycarbonate (meth)acrylate and a polyfunctional (meth)acrylate at a mass ratio of 98:2 to 50:50.
Probe for imaging parp-1 activity
Provided are embodiments of a small molecule tracer for positron emission tomography (pet) imaging of the enzyme activity of parp-1 that is responsible for dna-damage sensing and critically involved in radiation therapy and some chemotherapy response mechanisms. These parp-1 tracers are derivatives of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (nad), which is the natural substrate for parp-1.
The compounds may be used for the treatment of schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive 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, or abuse of neuro-active drugs, selected from alcohol, opiates, methamphetamine, phencyclidine and cocaine.. .
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.
A straddle-type vehicle which turns while a vehicle body is banked to a first side in a vehicle width direction around a predetermined angular displacement center, comprises a head lamp which irradiates a head lamp irradiation region set to be forward relative to the vehicle body; a first auxiliary lamp which irradiates a first auxiliary lamp irradiation region set to be forward relative to the head lamp irradiation region, in a region which is inward with respect to a turning direction; and a second auxiliary lamp which irradiates a second auxiliary lamp irradiation region set to be forward relative to the first auxiliary lamp irradiation region, in the region which is inward with respect to the turning direction, wherein a distance between the second auxiliary lamp and the angular displacement center is less than a distance between the first auxiliary lamp and the angular displacement center.. .
Method for manufacturing a glass-resin composite monofilament
A process for manufacturing a monofilament made of glass-resin composite comprising glass filaments embedded in a resin comprises: creating a rectilinear arrangement of glass filaments and conveying this arrangement in a feed direction: in a vacuum chamber, degassing the arrangement of glass filaments by the action of the vacuum; at the outlet of the vacuum chamber, after degassing, passing through an impregnation chamber under vacuum so as to impregnate said arrangement of glass filaments with a photocurable resin composition in the liquid state to obtain a pre-preg containing the glass filaments and the resin composition; passing said pre-preg through a sizing die having a cross section of predefined area and shape to provide it with the shape of a monofilament; and downstream of the die, in a uv irradiation chamber, polymerizing the resin composition under the action of the uv rays.. .
Method of welding shaft and wheel in turbine shaft, turbine shaft, and welding device
Provided is a method of welding a shaft and a wheel in a turbine shaft. A target surface with a hole is provided to any one of the shaft and the wheel.
System for delivering conformal radiation therapy while simultaneously imaging soft tissue
Devices and processes for performing magnetic resonance imaging of the anatomy of a patient during radiation therapy to measure and control the radiation dose delivered to the patient.. .
Systems and methods for real-time target validation for image-guided radiation therapy
Systems and methods for real-time target validation during radiation treatment therapy based on real-time target displacement and radiation dosimetry measurements.. .
Direct visualization robotic intra-operative radiation therapy device with radiation ablation capsule and shutter system
This invention proposes a robotic applicator device to be deployed internally to a patient having a capsule (also referred to as a cassette) and aperture with a means of alternately occluding and exposing a radioactive source through the aperture. The capsule and aperture will be integrated with a surgical robot to create a robotic iort (intra-operative radiation therapy) applicator device as more fully described below.
Novel hemoglobin-derived peptide based pharmaceutical compositions
The present invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition comprising at least one toll-like receptor (tlr)-activating amphiphilic lipid and at least one hemoglobin-derived peptide and optionally a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. The present invention also relates to the pharmaceutical composition according to the invention for use in preventing and/or treating tumours, preventing and/or treating infections, preventing and/or treating allergies, preventing and/or treating age-related immune imbalances, stimulating the innate and adaptive immune system and/or alleviating the adverse side effects of irradiation.
Blood circulation promoting external preparation containing carbonated water, blood circulation promoting device for the preparation, and blood circulation promoting method using the preparation
Provided is a blood circulation promoting external preparation containing carbonated water which is applied to a target site of a living body together with ultrasonic irradiation.. .
Methods of preventing the development of mucositis and related disorders
Disclosed is a method of preventing the development of mucositis in a subject undergoing radiation therapy or chemotherapy for a disease in need thereof comprising administering an effective amount of a mammalian target of rapamycin (mtor) inhibitor, such as rapamycin, to the subject. Further disclosed is a method of increasing the lifespan of a normal oral keratinocyte and/or reducing oxidative stress in a normal epithelial cell, wherein the method comprises administering an effective amount of an mtor inhibitor to a subject undergoing radiation therapy or chemotherapy for a disease in need thereof..
A therapy device comprises a light source; an irradiation unit configured to irradiate an object with light from the light source; a reception unit configured to receive an acoustic wave generated and propagated within the object due to the light, and output the acoustic wave as an electrical signal; a processing unit configured to acquire characteristic information of the object based on the electrical signal output from the reception unit; a temperature adjustment unit configured to be capable of changing a temperature of the object; and a temperature control unit configured to control the temperature adjustment unit based on the characteristic information.. .