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Number: 376/157
Name: Induced nuclear reactions: processes, systems, and elements > Nuclear transmutation (e.g., by means of particle or wave energy) > Gamma or charged particle activation analysis
Description: Subject matter wherein gamma or charged particle bombardment of the material results in the production of a transmuted nuclei of the material, which product is to be analyzed to yield data concerning the nucleus of the material and/or its environment.

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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8666015 Method and apparatus for generating thermal neutrons using an electron accelerator Mar. 4, 2014
8582712 Methods of detection and identification of carbon- and nitrogen-containing materials Nov. 12, 2013
8526561 Methods for making and processing metal targets for producing Cu-67 radioisotope for medical applications Sep. 3, 2013
8442179 Method and apparatus for tagging and identifying a target May. 14, 2013
8405056 Ion acceleration system for medical and/or other applications Mar. 26, 2013
8358731 Method and apparatus for detecting and classifying explosives and controlled substances Jan. 22, 2013
8325871 Radiation threat detection Dec. 4, 2012
8290110 Targets and methods for target preparation for radionuclide production Oct. 16, 2012
8279993 Gamma source for active interrogation Oct. 2, 2012
8050377 Irradiation target retention systems, fuel assemblies having the same, and methods of using the same Nov. 1, 2011
8031825 Non-destructive testing method and apparatus Oct. 4, 2011
8009787 Method for non-destructive testing Aug. 30, 2011
7940881 Device and method for producing radioisotopes May. 10, 2011
7852975 Production of thorium-229 using helium nuclei Dec. 14, 2010
7804928 Systems and methods for the cyclotron production of iodine-124 Sep. 28, 2010
7718962 Defect imaging device and method May. 18, 2010
7630469 Method for on-line evaluation of materials using prompt gamma ray analysis Dec. 8, 2009
7622709 Variable-ratio neutron-gamma ray source Nov. 24, 2009
7622726 Dual neutron-gamma ray source Nov. 24, 2009
7599463 Remote sensing device to detect materials of varying atomic numbers Oct. 6, 2009
7583775 Concentrated irradiation type radiotherapy apparatus Sep. 1, 2009
7505544 Method and apparatus for detecting and classifying explosives and controlled substances Mar. 17, 2009
7476883 Biomarker generator system Jan. 13, 2009
7304300 Infrared tag and track technique Dec. 4, 2007
7231011 Apparatus for photon activation positron annihilation analysis Jun. 12, 2007
7058153 Method for photon activation positron annihilation analysis Jun. 6, 2006
6907106 Method and apparatus for producing radioactive materials for medical treatment using x-rays produced by an electron accelerator Jun. 14, 2005
6724852 Fissile interrogation using gamma rays from oxygen Apr. 20, 2004
6680993 Method of producing Actinium-225 and daughters Jan. 20, 2004
6452992 Method and device for measuring the relative proportions of plutonium and uranium in a body Sep. 17, 2002
6393085 Analysis system for non-destructive identification of explosives and chemical warfare agents May. 21, 2002
6215851 High current proton beam target Apr. 10, 2001
6205195 Coded aperture imaging Mar. 20, 2001
RE36943 Modularized assembly for bulk material analyzer Nov. 7, 2000
6002734 Method and systems for gold assay in large ore samples Dec. 14, 1999
5896429 Method for measurement of blast furnace liner thickness Apr. 20, 1999
5872824 Method for studying a sample of material using a heavy ion induced mass spectrometer source Feb. 16, 1999
5648268 Radionuclide exchange detection of ultra trace ionic impurities in water Jul. 15, 1997
5631526 Hydrogen ion accelerator May. 20, 1997
5453413 Phototransformation of fullerenes Sep. 26, 1995
5414195 System and method for on-line monitoring and control of heavy metal contamination in soil washing process May. 9, 1995
5396071 Modularized assembly for bulk material analyzer Mar. 7, 1995
5388128 Composite cavity structure for an explosive detection system Feb. 7, 1995
5323004 Nuclear resonances in activation analysis, and particularly, its application to detection of nitrogen based explosives in luggage Jun. 21, 1994
5317605 Method of measuring reduction of surface layer material and apparatus therefor May. 31, 1994
5293414 Nuclear resonances in activation analysis, and particularly, its application to detection of nitrogen based explosives in luggage Mar. 8, 1994
5273044 Method and apparatus for non-invasive measurements of selected body elements Dec. 28, 1993
5251240 Method and apparatus for employing resonance-produced gamma rays to detect the presence of both nitrogen and oxygen in objects that may contain explosives Oct. 5, 1993
5247177 Detection of nitrogenous material Sep. 21, 1993
5241569 Imaging radionuclide analysis apparatus and method Aug. 31, 1993

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