Patents Assigned to MIRION TECHNOLOGIES INC.
  • Patent number: 10379234
    Abstract: A gamma-ray analysis system is described for analyzing gamma-ray emitting radionuclides. The gamma-ray analysis system includes an analytical apparatus having a gamma-ray detector in operative communication with a modular and scalable shield assembly that encases a sample container having a sample to be tested. The detector communicates data to an electronic interface device that converts the data from an analog format to a digital format before a controller transmits the data to a central laboratory for further data processing, analysis and conclusion by qualified laboratory analysts. The controller runs an application software package on a graphic user interface that allows simple steps for conducting testing and data acquisition by the end user, while permitting real time data transmission between the field site and the central location. Functions were implemented for ensuring laboratory quality results while removing knowledge and experience requirements of an end user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignees: THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, Mirion Technologies, Inc., Mirion Technologies (Canberra UK) Limited
    Inventors: Cong Wei, Kelly M. Garnick, Thomas A. Scott, Elon M. Malkin, Jennifer T. Szymanski, Steve Laskos, James Cocks, Jeffrey Raimondi, Richard Mowry, Hiram Gonzalez, Ronald White, Wilhelm Mueller, Robert Fournier
  • Patent number: 9746564
    Abstract: Dosimeters with wireless communications capability, upon actuation, communicate with a cell phone or other data capture and relay device (DCRD) with an application that allows communication with the dosimeters. The cell phone or other DCRD is a single device or part of an ad hoc network. The cell phone or other DCRD, once it receives raw data from a dosimeter, relays the data to a central station using mobile telephone or Wi-Fi or other communications networks. The data is processed at the central station, and available over the internet or cell phone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: Mirion Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Jukka Kahilainen, Thomas D. Logan
  • Patent number: 9645256
    Abstract: Disclosed is a radiation detector, comprising a chamber or cavity that produces charge carriers when radiation is incident thereon. The chamber is defined in part by a deformable plate along one side of the chamber or cavity; and a rigid plate spaced and electrically insulated from the deformable plate. A charging voltage source is present for applying a voltage to the deformable plate; such that wherein the deformable plate is attracted toward the rigid plate by electrostatic forces when charged by the charging voltage source, and moves away from the rigid plate when charge carriers produced in the chamber or cavity by incident radiation reduce the electrostatic forces between the deformable and rigid plates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: Mirion Technologies Inc.
    Inventor: Jukka Kahilainen
  • Publication number: 20160041271
    Abstract: Disclosed is a radiation detector, comprising a chamber or cavity that produces charge carriers when radiation is incident thereon. The chamber is defined in part by a deformable plate along one side of the chamber or cavity; and a rigid plate spaced and electrically insulated from the deformable plate. A charging voltage source is present for applying a voltage to the deformable plate; such that wherein the deformable plate is attracted toward the rigid plate by electrostatic forces when charged by the charging voltage source, and moves away from the rigid plate when charge carriers produced in the chamber or cavity by incident radiation reduce the electrostatic forces between the deformable and rigid plates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Applicant: MIRION TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventor: Jukka Kahilainen (DECEASED)
  • Publication number: 20160011319
    Abstract: A direct ion storage (DIS) radiation detector or dosimeter has a design that is easy and low cost to manufacture using semiconductor processing techniques. The detectors include internal communications interfaces so they are easy to read. Different interfaces, including wired, e.g. USB ports, and wireless interfaces, may be used, so that the dosimeters may be read over the internet. The detectors can thus be deployed or used in a variety of detection systems and screening methods, including periodic or single time screening of people, objects, or containers at a location by means of affixed dosimeters; screening of objects, containers or people at a series of locations by means of affixed dosimeters, and surveillance of an area by monitoring moving dosimeters affixed to people or vehicles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2015
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Applicant: Mirion Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Jukka Kahilainen, Thomas Logan
  • Patent number: 9151848
    Abstract: Dosimeters with wireless communications capability, upon actuation, communicate with a cell phone or other data capture and relay device (DCRD) with an application that allows communication with the dosimeters. The cell phone or other DCRD is a single device or part of an ad hoc network. The cell phone or other DCRD, once it receives raw data from a dosimeter, relays the data to a central station using mobile telephone or Wi-Fi or other communications networks. The data is processed at the central station, and available over the Internet or cell phone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignees: Mirion Technologies, Inc., Mirion Technologies (IST) Corporation
    Inventors: Jukka Kahilainen, Thomas D. Logan
  • Patent number: 9134430
    Abstract: A direct ion storage (DIS) radiation detector or dosimeter has a design that is easy and low cost to manufacture using semiconductor processing techniques. The detectors include internal communications interfaces so they are easy to read. Different interfaces, including wired, e.g. USB ports, and wireless interfaces, may be used, so that the dosimeters may be read over the internet. The detectors can thus be deployed or used in a variety of detection systems and screening methods, including periodic or single time screening of people, objects, or containers at a location by means of affixed dosimeters; screening of objects, containers or people at a series of locations by means of affixed dosimeters, and surveillance of an area by monitoring moving dosimeters affixed to people or vehicles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2015
    Assignee: MIRION TECHNOLOGIES INC.
    Inventors: Jukka Kahilainen, Thomas Logan
  • Patent number: 8841622
    Abstract: A direct ion storage (DIS) radiation detector or dosimeter has a design that is easy and low cost to manufacture using semiconductor processing techniques. The detectors include internal communications interfaces so they are easy to read. Different interfaces, including wired, e.g. USB ports, and wireless interfaces, may be used, so that the dosimeters may be read over the internet. The detectors can thus be deployed or used in a variety of detection systems and screening methods, including periodic or single time screening of people, objects, or containers at a location by means of affixed dosimeters; screening of objects, containers or people at a series of locations by means of affixed dosimeters, and surveillance of an area by monitoring moving dosimeters affixed to people or vehicles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: Mirion Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Jukka Kahilainen, Thomas Logan
  • Publication number: 20140138557
    Abstract: Dosimeters with wireless communications capability, upon actuation, communicate with a cell phone or other data capture and relay device (DCRD) with an application that allows communication with the dosimeters. The cell phone or other DCRD is a single device or part of an ad hoc network. The cell phone or other DCRD, once it receives raw data from a dosimeter, relays the data to a central station using mobile telephone or Wi-Fi or other communications networks. The data is processed at the central station, and available over the internet or cell phone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2013
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Applicant: Mirion Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Jukka Kahilainen, Thomas D. Logan
  • Publication number: 20130334432
    Abstract: A direct ion storage (DIS) radiation detector or dosimeter has a design that is easy and low cost to manufacture using semiconductor processing techniques. The detectors include internal communications interfaces so they are easy to read. Different interfaces, including wired, e.g. USB ports, and wireless interfaces, may be used, so that the dosimeters may be read over the internet. The detectors can thus be deployed or used in a variety of detection systems and screening methods, including periodic or single time screening of people, objects, or containers at a location by means of affixed dosimeters; screening of objects, containers or people at a series of locations by means of affixed dosimeters, and surveillance of an area by monitoring moving dosimeters affixed to people or vehicles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2013
    Publication date: December 19, 2013
    Applicant: Mirion Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Jukka Kahilainen, Thomas Logan
  • Publication number: 20120154170
    Abstract: Dosimeters with wireless communications capability, upon actuation, communicate with a cell phone or other data capture and relay device (DCRD) with an application that allows communication with the dosimeters. The cell phone or other DCRD is a single device or part of an ad hoc network. The cell phone or other DCRD, once it receives raw data from a dosimeter, relays the data to a central station using mobile telephone or Wi-Fi or other communications networks. The data is processed at the central station, and available over the Internet or cell phone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2011
    Publication date: June 21, 2012
    Applicant: MIRION TECHNOLOGIES, INC
    Inventors: Jukka Kahilainen, Thomas D. Logan
  • Publication number: 20110095148
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising a receptacle defining therethrough a central bore and a pair of opposed slots extending from the central bore. The apparatus has a support surface surrounding in part the central bore and slots. The appartus further has a stud assembly comprising a stud and an engagement pin extending orthogonally to the stud. The stud is removably inserted into the central bore and raised such that the pin passes through the slots. The stud is then rotated such that the pin rests on the support surface. The apparatus also has a pulley assembly attached to the stud assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2009
    Publication date: April 28, 2011
    Applicant: MIRION TECHNOLOGIES,INC
    Inventor: James E. Lynch
  • Publication number: 20110024640
    Abstract: A direct ion storage (DIS) radiation detector or dosimeter has a design that is easy and low cost to manufacture using semiconductor processing techniques. The detectors include internal communications interfaces so they are easy to read. Different interfaces, including wired, e.g. USB ports, and wireless interfaces, may be used, so that the dosimeters may be read over the internet. The detectors can thus be deployed or used in a variety of detection systems and screening methods, including periodic or single time screening of people, objects, or containers at a location by means of affixed dosimeters; screening of objects, containers or people at a series of locations by means of affixed dosimeters, and surveillance of an area by monitoring moving dosimeters affixed to people or vehicles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2009
    Publication date: February 3, 2011
    Applicant: MIRION TECHNOLOGIES INC.
    Inventors: Jukka Kahilainen, Thomas Logan