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Insertion device and method for accurate and repeatable target insertion

United States Patent

9,696,517
July 4, 2017
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The present invention discloses a device and a method for inserting and positioning a target within a free electron laser, particle accelerator, or other such device that generates or utilizes a beam of energy or particles. The system includes a three-point registration mechanism that insures angular and translational accuracy and repeatability of positioning upon multiple insertions within the same structure.
Gubeli, III; Joseph F. (Gloucester, VA), Shinn; Michelle D. (Newport News, VA), Bevins; Michael E. (Windsor, VA), Dillon-Townes; Lawrence (Newport News, VA), Neil; George R. (Williamsburg, VA)
JEFFERSON SCIENCE ASSOCIATES, LLC (Newport News, VA)
14/ 662,047
20150268445
March 18, 2015
The United States of America may have certain rights to this invention under Management and Operating Contract No. DE-AC05-06OR23177 from the Department of Energy.