Maxim electron scatter chamber
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The present invention includes a system, methods and apparatus for sterilization of an object (e.g., food products). The present invention takes advantage of the electron scatter that occurs when electron beam is applied onto a surface. The present invention is capable of treating irregular surfaces (e.g., carcasses, spherical/round surfaces) or any type of surface where complete penetration is not needed or desired.
Maxim, Joseph E.; Neal, Jack A.; Castillo, Alejandro (2011). Maxim electron scatter chamber. United States. Patent and Trademark Office; Texas A&M University. Libraries. Available electronically from