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

United States Patent

December 26, 2017
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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.
Mihailescu; Lucian (Pleasant Hill, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
14/ 886,862
October 19, 2015
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in this invention.