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Blood coagulation time determination method and apparatus
The invention relates to a method for determining the coagulation time of a sample fluid containing blood components by means of a resonator whose vibration...
Array of sensors with surface modifications
Surface modifications to sensors in an array give the sensors different functionalities for adsorbing or binding molecules. A first sensor in the array includes...
Method and apparatus for determining a mobility of ions
A method and an apparatus for determining a mobility of ions. The method includes the steps of modulating an ion beam with an ion gate which is controlled by a...
Field asymmetric ion mobility spectrometry system
An apparatus, system and method for detecting, identifying, classifying and/or quantifying chemical species in a gas flow using a micro-fabricated ion filter...
Microfluidic channel device with array of drive electrodes
Technologies are generally described for microfluidic channel devices. Some example devices may include a substrate having a substrate surface, with an array of...
Optical detection for bio-entities
An integrated semiconductor device for manipulating and processing bio-entity samples and methods are described. The device includes a lower substrate, at least...
Hydrogen measurement sensor having junction structure of solid oxygen ion
conductor and solid hydrogen ion...
Provided is a hydrogen measurement sensor capable of monitoring a content of hydrogen within molten metal in real-time using an aluminum or magnesium alloy...
Materials and methods for detecting toxins, pathogens and other biological
Embodiments of the present invention provide binding molecule-functionalized high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) that can be used to detect toxins,...
Systems and methods for detecting a liquid
Systems and methods for detecting a liquid. Detection a liquid may include detecting liquid at a boundary of an area and reporting the presence of the liquid....
Method for producing and aligning nanowires and applications of such a
In a method for producing a sensor element, a silicon nanowire having a diameter less than 50 nm is contacted via at least two points by electrodes. The...
Back scattering inspection systems for human body
A human body back-scattering inspection system is disclosed. The system comprises a flying-spot forming unit configured to output beams of X-rays, a plurality...
Sparse and energy discriminating collimated detector elements to assist
scatter evaluation in CT imaging
A computed-tomography apparatus that includes a CT scanner including an X-ray source and a detector covering respective angle ranges in the axial and transaxial...
Method and device for visually inspecting objects to be tested during the
production and/or packaging of cigarettes
A method and a device for the optical testing of objects during the production and/or packaging of cigarettes, in particular of cigarette packs and/or blanks...
Method and system for providing a clarity grade for a gem
A method and system for generating a clarity grading look-up table includes collecting actual inclusion parameter data for a plurality of gems, where the actual...
Method for establishing distortion properties of an optical system in a
microlithographic measurement system
A method for establishing distortion properties of an optical system in a microlithographic measurement system is provided. The optical system has at least one...
Analyte detection devices and methods with hematocrit/volume correction
and feedback control
Disclosed are devices, arrangements and methods for quantifying the concentration of an analyte present in bodily fluid, including: an assay pad having at least...
Optical biosensor and method of operating the same
An optical biosensor may include a biosensing unit, detection unit, and signal processing unit. The biosensing unit may be configured for receiving first and...
Substrate enhanced laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) apparatus
This invention discloses a substrate enhanced laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) apparatus for liquid analysis. The LIBS apparatus comprises a pulsed...
Apparatus based on a hand-held Raman laser device integrating multiple
functional systems for distant...
Multiple functional systems are integrated to configure a portable handheld decision-aid device for first responder medics. Fuzzy membership functions of "life"...
Digital analyte analysis
The invention generally relates to droplet based digital PCR and methods for analyzing a target nucleic acid using the same. In certain embodiments, methods of...
Integrated systems for the multiplexed amplification and detection of six
and greater dye labeled fragments
The present disclosure provides fully integrated microfluidic systems to perform nucleic acid analysis. These processes include sample collection, nucleic acid...
Fluorescence imaging autofocus systems and methods
Quantitative fluorescence imaging systems and methods using angular illumination to obtain automatic focus information. Laser scanning (e.g., point or line...
Process for metering lead in a sample of original water, in which is placed a sample of the water of which at least a substantial portion of the colloidal and...
Standardizing fluorescence microscopy systems
Systems and methods for standardizing one or more fluorescence scanning instruments to a reference system by separating the effects of drift and normalization....
Light transmittance measuring apparatus
A light transmittance measuring apparatus includes a housing made of opaque material, a light source device disposed in the housing and for emitting a first...
Method and apparatus for the application of force to a sample for
detection using an electromechanical means
The embodiments of the present invention are directed to applying intimate contact pressures to samples while undergoing ATR infrared interrogation. As a...
Surface measurement device
In conventional technologies in surface measurement and defect inspection, considerations are not made for the following points: (1) coarseness of resolution of...
Apparatus for measuring turbidity and method for rapidly measuring
Disclosed is an apparatus for measuring turbidity, which includes a body case and includes a light source device, a light path absorption cell, a light path...
Optical analysis method for liquid in a sample container and analysis
device for carrying out the method
The invention relates to a method for optically analyzing a sample liquid (34) contained in a sample container (24a-h), wherein the sample liquid (34) contains...
Heterodyne detection system and method
An active heterodyne detection system comprises a continuously tuneable laser source (1) emitting infra-red radiation, means (8) to split the infra-red...
In-furnace retro-reflectors with steerable tunable diode laser absorption
A method of monitoring combustion properties in an interior of a furnace is described. A beam of light is projected through a pitch optic including a pitch...
Specimen measuring method
The characteristics of a specimen are measured by holding the specimen on an aperture array structure having apertures, applying an electromagnetic wave to the...
Optical device for performing an assay
There is provided a device, such as a microfluidic device, for performing an assay including: a substrate comprising a channel, such as a microfluidic channel;...
Stiffening component and method as well as combing tool
An arrangement for monitoring the functionality of a structural adhesive layer to be fabricated between a first surface of a stiffening element and another...
A low cost, self-stirring container is disclosed. In embodiments of this disclosure, the container has one or more protuberances extending from a bottom, a top,...
Automated set-up for cell sorting
Apparatus and methods are described for automatically performing set-up steps for flow cytometry operations. The invention provides for the spatial...
Apparatus and process for testing filters
In a process for testing filters (4) and (13) of treatment fluid of a hemodiafiltration apparatus (1), each filter has a wet semipermeable membrane (5, 14)...
Porosity measuring device and porosity measuring method
A porosity measuring device (10) according to the present invention includes a magnetic field generating section (20), a dispersoid measuring section (30)...
Matrix permitivity determination
A method and system for determining a rock matrix dielectric permittivity. The method and system use a matching liquid with a temperature dependant...
Methods and apparatus to obtain suspended particle information
An apparatus for obtaining suspended particle information includes an optical array to divide light to a first path and a second path, a platform to orient a...
Apparatus for mapping liner wear of a bearing
An apparatus for mapping liner wear of a bearing around the circumference of the bearing which includes a rotary indexer that can hold the bearing, a shaft, a...
Portable digital display hardness tester
The invention relates to a material hardness testing instrument, specifically to a portable digital display hardness tester, comprising a magnetic chuck, a...
Hardness tester and method for hardness test
Provided is a hardness tester and method including an indentation former creating an indentation in a sample surface with an indenter; a first area calculator...
Tensile test machine
A tensile test machine which has a simple structure and which can measure the strength of a sample having a minute tensile strength is provided. The tensile...
Sample line management in a fluid analyzer system
In a first mode, a monitoring system inputs humidified gas through at least a portion of a conduit. At least a portion of the water in the humidified gas...
Fluid processing micro-feature devices and methods
The present description provides, in some embodiments, an apparatus for mixing a fluid in a circuit having an inlet channel defining a flow path for a fluid...
Histological specimen treatment apparatus and method
Method and apparatus for processing tissue specimens against decomposition, putrefaction and autolysis which use a simple three step procedure in a single...
Cytological or histological binding composition and staining methods
A histological and cytological fixing composition, includes at least alcohol, ethylene glycol, dimethyl sulfoxide, water, and sodium chloride. Also, process for...
Particulate material sample divider
A particulate material sample divider includes a separation cone extending downwardly and radially outwardly from a central apex to an annular bottom edge with...
Wafer fabrication monitoring/control system and method
A wafer fabrication monitoring/control system and method is disclosed. The invention utilizes Multiple Internal Reflection Infrared Detection (MIR-IR) to...