Implantable medication delivery systems can have a decisive influence on the quality of life of the patients. In many cases, such delivery systems are vital for the survival of the patients – the systems have to be...
Surgical Simulators Surgical simulators that impart the actual feeling of performing surgery provide obvious training benefits. Immersion Medical (Gaithersburg, MD) designs and manufactures surgical simulators that...
A high-definition multi-leaf collimator (MLC) that facilitates intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). Using the adjustable leaves of an MLC to shape the beam and by controlling exposure times, clinicians can...
The performance of molded polymer gears continues to improve with new design solutions, improved materials, and higher accuracy molding.
Molded gearing includes plastic and powder metal injection molded gears as well as powder metal sintered gears. Near--net forged gears may also share some unique similarities and opportunities as well. This type of...
The Dome C telescopes in Antarctica must operate continuously in weather that is the most severe on the planet.