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Title: System and method for dose verification and gamma ray imaging in ion beam therapy

This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus related to ion beam therapy. In one aspect, a system includes a position sensitive detector and a collimator. The position sensitive detector configured to detect gamma rays generated by an ion beam interacting with a target. The collimator is positioned between the target and the position sensitive detector. The collimator includes a plurality of knife-edge slits, with a first knife-edge slit intersecting with a second knife-edge slit.
Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1415032
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA) LBNL
Patent Number(s):
9,849,307
Application Number:
14/886,862
Contract Number:
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Oct 19
Research Org:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

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