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2014-04-29 16:28:22

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds "Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Medical X-Ray Tube Industry, 2009-2019" to its store. DALLAS, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This is a professional and in-depth market survey on Global and Chinese Medical X-Ray Tube industry. The report firstly reviews the basic information of Medical X-Ray Tube including its classification, application and manufacturing technology. The report then explores global and China's top manufacturers...

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2011-03-16 11:25:20

Just how effective were X-ray machines from a century ago? To find out, technicians have cranked up an aging imaging machine from 1896 to test exactly how it compares to modern technology. Details of the research were published reported in the journal Radiology, BBC News reports. So what were the results? Researchers claim striking images were produced despite the primitive nature of the equipment. Using a photographic plate and the same imaging conditions a dose of X-rays 1,500 times...

2010-09-07 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR), has developed a new X-ray tube designed to operate in security systems capable of generating high resolution detailed images needed to detect threats in airports, military bases, prisons, and other secured facilities. The new Varian MCS-80 tube facilitates the detection of non-metallic items such as ceramic weapons, plastic explosives, narcotics, liquids, and other concealed substances. "The new tube provides...

2010-07-28 11:40:00

LONDON, July 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Roskill Information Services - Rhenium: Market Outlook to 2015 (8th edition 2010) The rhenium market went through a significant downward correction in 2009 after a period of strong demand growth and an escalation in prices up to the last quarter of 2008. The credit crisis and associated recession, particularly in North America and Europe, severely affected the major markets for rhenium and demand dropped by 16% in 2009. Primary...

2010-02-22 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR), a premier supplier of X-ray tubes and flat panel digital image detectors, announced it has been awarded a patent for improved shielding in X-ray tubes. It is the company's 100th X-ray tube patent from the United States Patent Office. The new Patent # 7661445 entitled "Shielded Cathode Assembly" applies to internal shielding in X-ray tubes. Where lead is normally used in the tube housing to...

2009-04-02 09:30:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today is celebrating its tenth anniversary and a decade of growth and innovation in life-saving technology utilizing X-ray energy for cancer treatment, imaging, and security and inspection. Varian Medical Systems emerged as a stand-alone company on April 2, 1999 following the division of Varian Associates, a 51-year-old Silicon Valley pioneer, into three separate companies focused on medical technology,...

2009-03-13 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) will exhibit X-ray and computed tomography (CT) products for the non-destructive testing market at the upcoming ASNT Research Symposium and Spring Conference taking place March 16-20, 2009 at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis, MO. The company will exhibit a number of products at the conference including: A new computed tomography system, the BIR 500-450/225, capable of operating in volumetric (cone-beam)...


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