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[12 Nov 2019]

Austin, TX
Mark Eaton, President and CEO of Stellarray, will deliver an invited paper to a session of the Winter Meeting of the American Nuclear Society in Washington, DC on November 20. The paper, entitled “Alternative X-ray Sources as Substitutes for Radioactive Isotopes in Irradiation Applications” is co-authored by Dr. Ronald Hellmer, Dr. Zhe Su and Dr. Shuo Cheng, also of Stellarray. The session is “Impact of Radiological Sources on Nuclear Nonproliferation” and starts at 3:55 pm in the Delaware A Room of the Wardman Park Hotel in …

[14 Oct 2019]

Austin, TX
Stellarray will exhibit its Self Contained Blood Irradiator (SCBI) at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) at the Henry B. Gonzalez Conference Center in San Antonio October 19-21. The AABB meeting is the world’s largest annual gathering of blood bank and related professionals.
SCBI uses one of more pairs of the company’s flat panel x-ray sources (FPXS) to irradiate blood bags and other blood containers slid between upper and lower panels, a design that has been nicknamed …

[12 Jul 2019]

Austin, TX
Stellarray, Inc. will exhibit its technology and systems at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Conference in San Antonio July 14-18. AAPM is a multi-disciplinary organization of 8,000 scientists with a broad range of interest in medical physics, particularly in the application of radiation in medical imaging and radiation therapy. Stellarray will show its technology for irradiation systems, including its digitally addressable research irradiator that promises to vastly improve the richness of datasets and speed up experimentation time in radiation studies of cells …

[1 Jul 2019]

Austin, TX
Stellarray, Inc. announced it has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Small Business Innovation Research Program to develop a new kind of irradiator for use with the sterile insect technique (SIT). SIT is a non-chemical, non-GMO method of controlling insect pests that harm humans or crops. Insect larvae are irradiated just enough to render them sterile when they grow to adults but leave them otherwise healthy. The sterile insects mate when released into the field but yield no offspring. SIT …

[14 Nov 2017]

Stellarray, Inc., an Austin developer of novel x-ray sources, announced today it has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to complete development of its self-contained blood irradiator (SCBI), which will help eliminate the need for dangerous radioactive isotopes. The 18-month contract is for Phase III of the small business innovation research project the company began for NNSA in 2014 to develop this irradiator. The objective of Phase III is to finish testing the x-ray sources, deploy beta …

[14 Jun 2017]

Stellarray is pleased to announce that we have again received the City of Austin’s award for “Excellence in Pretreatment” for our water quality management program. This was the second year in a row we have received this award and the third time overall. Stellarray uses small amounts of industrial water in making our cold cathode devices and x-ray panels. We have implemented water treatment processes to ensure that nothing harmful to the environment is discharged from our facility.

[10 May 2017]

Stellarray announced today that it has been awarded the Phase 2 contract for the “Multi-Purpose X-ray Source and System” it is developing for NASA to use in crewmember imaging systems on future orbital, asteroid and planetary missions. MPXS will meet imaging needs for most of NASA’s priority “exploratory medical conditions”, including musculoskeletal, head and neck, soft tissue, dental and other conditions. MPXS will have less than 1% of the weight and volume of a traditional CT system. On earth, it will be used in portable tomosynthesis …

[20 Jan 2017]

Stellarray will present its research on a “Multi-Purpose X-ray Source and System for Exploration Medical Condition Imaging” at this year’s NASA Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop in Galveston, TX, January 23-26. The MPXS system will be a compact radiographic medical imaging system that can be carried into space and used on future orbital, planetary and asteroid missions for traditional 2D x-ray imaging, digital tomosynthesis and other forms of 3D computed tomography. MPXS will meet imaging needs for most of NASA’s priority “exploratory medical conditions”, including musculoskeletal, head …

[16 Nov 2016]

Stellarray announced today that it is being issued U.S. Patent 9,508,523, for its “Forward Flux Channel X-ray Source” by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The inventors are Mark Eaton and Dr. Mark Lucente. All rights, title and interest are assigned to Stellarray, Incorporated. The patent covers a novel x-ray source architecture in which x-rays are generated inside one or more specially shaped channels inside a metal anode plate.
There are several advantages and unique applications of this x-ray source. First, producing …

[28 Jul 2016]

Mark Eaton, Stellarray CEO, presented a paper entitled “Self-Contained Irradiators for Cesium-137 Replacement” yesterday at the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) Annual Meeting in Atlanta. The invited paper discussed the market dynamics of Cs-37 replacement and recent progress in the development of the company’s irradiator products, including operation of the flat panel x-ray sources used in the irradiators to over 160 kilovolts, a key milestone for the company. Cs-137 is the top priority for replacement among isotopes used in medicine, research and industry due to its long …