US Patent No. 9,883,573


Patent No. 9,883,573
Issue Date January 30, 2018
Title Volumetrically Efficient Miniature X-ray System
Inventorship Mark T. Dinsmore, Colorado Springs, CO (US)
Assignee Thermo Scientific Portable Analytical Instruments Inc., Tewksbury, MA (US)...

Claim of US Patent No. 9,883,573

1. A device for producing x-rays, the device comprising:
a high-voltage multiplier comprising a plurality of electrically connected rigid circuit boards that comprise an intermediate
circuit board orthogonally oriented to a first circuit board and a second circuit board, wherein the first circuit board and
the second circuit board are positioned in an opposing relationship to each other, and the high-voltage multiplier is coupled
to a filament transformer that is coupled to an x-ray tube for producing the x-rays.