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

Abstract

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:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1415032
Patent Number(s):
9849307
Application Number:
14/886,862
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
A - HUMAN NECESSITIES A61 - MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE A61N - ELECTROTHERAPY
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21K - TECHNIQUES FOR HANDLING PARTICLES OR IONISING RADIATION NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Oct 19
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Mihailescu, Lucian. System and method for dose verification and gamma ray imaging in ion beam therapy. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Mihailescu, Lucian. System and method for dose verification and gamma ray imaging in ion beam therapy. United States.
Mihailescu, Lucian. Tue . "System and method for dose verification and gamma ray imaging in ion beam therapy". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1415032.
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