US Patent No: 6,920,197

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Vehicle-carried mobile container inspection apparatus

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A vehicle-carried mobile container inspection apparatus characterized in that the mobile container inspection apparatus comprises a first box-shaped cabin arranged in the front portion of the chassis and provided with a workroom accommodating a scan control module, an image acquisition module and an operation/inspection module; and a second box-shaped cabin and a third box-shaped cabin both arranged on the rear portion of the rotatable platform, in which the second box-shaped cabin is arranged on the top of the third box-shaped cabin, the control unit of the radiation source is accommodated in the second box-shaped cabin, the third box-shaped cabin is arranged under the rotatable platform, the radiation source is arranged in the third box-shaped cabin, the level of the radiation source from which the X-ray beam emit is arranged below the level of the chassis, the scanning vehicle is provided with a driving means to smoothly move the scanning vehicle the rotatable platform is provided with a rotatably driving means, when inspecting a container, the rotatable platform is driven to turn 90 degrees, and the second arm turns into its vertical gesture, so that a portal-shaped frame is formed by means of the parallelogrammical bracket, the first arm and the second arm. The mobile inspection container apparatus is capable of inspecting as broad area as to reach the vehicle chassis. The apparatus comprises two vehicles, in which usually the both vehicles are used, while only one vehicle is used for fulfilling the inspection work in emergency.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
NUCTECH COMPANY LIMITEDBEIJING182
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITYBEIJING1368

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Cao, Shuxiong Beijing, CN 1 81
Gao, Wenhuan Beijing, CN 6 226
Kang, Kejun Beijing, CN 57 445
Li, Jianmin Beijing, CN 130 1914
Li, Junli Beijing, CN 24 272
Li, Yuanjing Beijing, CN 159 586
Liu, Yinong Beijing, CN 120 505
Peng, Hua Beijing, CN 56 283
Song, Liwei Beijing, CN 13 207
Song, Quanwei Beijing, CN 19 174
Tang, Chuanxiang Beijing, CN 35 314

Cited Art Landscape

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Patent Citation Ranking

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TANITA CORPORATION (2)
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* 2007/0291,283 Linear measurement apparatus 1 2007
 
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY (10)
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Rapidscan Systems, Inc. (1)
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8,389,941 Composite gamma-neutron detection system 15 2010
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8,491,189 Radiation source apparatus 8 2011
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9,310,322 X-ray security inspection machine 0 2012
9,020,095 X-ray scanners 0 2012
8,668,386 Compact mobile cargo scanning system 10 2012
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8,963,094 Composite gamma-neutron detection system 1 2013
9,057,679 Combined scatter and transmission multi-view imaging system 1 2013
8,735,833 Photomultiplier and detection systems 8 2013
8,774,357 Scanning systems 2 2013
8,929,509 Four-sided imaging system and method for detection of contraband 1 2013
8,885,794 X-ray tomographic inspection system for the identification of specific target items 0 2013
8,837,670 Cargo inspection system 7 2013
9,025,731 Cargo scanning system 0 2013
9,332,624 Gantry scanner systems 0 2013
8,993,970 Photomultiplier and detection systems 0 2013
9,048,061 X-ray scanners and X-ray sources therefor 0 2013
9,052,403 Compact mobile cargo scanning system 1 2013
9,268,058 Methods and systems for the rapid detection of concealed objects 1 2014
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* Cited By Examiner

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