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Insertion device and method for accurate and repeatable target insertion

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.
Abstract: 
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.
Inventors: 
Neil, George R.

Dillon-Townes, Lawrence

Bevins, Michael E.

Shinn, Michelle D.

Gubeli, III, Joseph F.

Patent Number: 
9,696,517
Internal Laboratory Ref #: 
1368195
Patent Issue Date: 
July 4, 2017
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