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Integrated circuit comprising a thermal conductivity based gas sensor
An integrated circuit and a method of making the same. The integrated circuit includes a semiconductor substrate. The integrated circuit also includes a...
Gas sensor and method of manufacturing the same
Disclosed are a gas sensor, and a method of manufacturing and using the same. The method includes: forming a detection material on a heater; coating an...
XRF instrument with removably attached window protecting films
Herein disclosed is an x-ray florescence (XRF) test system which comprises an XRF test instrument used for testing a test target's responses to X-rays, the...
Method of conducting an X-ray diffraction-based crystallography analysis
A method of X-ray diffraction-based analysis for determining the structure of a crystal sample is provided. The method comprises conducting pre-experiment to...
Characterization of subterranean formation properties derived from
quantitative X-Ray CT scans of drill cuttings
A method and a system are provided to characterize subterranean formations, which includes extracting drill cuttings from a drilling fluid, and grouping the...
Ion source, ion gun, and analysis instrument
Provided are an ion source, an ion gun, and an analysis instrument, which are capable of performing sputtering without damage to a surface of a sample and...
Method and system for optically inspecting the ends of a manufactured part
at a single inspection station...
A method and system for optically inspecting the ends of a manufactured part at a single inspection station having a measurement axis are provided. The system...
System and method for detecting heliostat failures using artificial light
A system and method for detecting heliostat failures in a concentrating solar plant, the system comprising a plurality of stationary lights and cameras mounted...
Projection laser profiler
A laser profiler includes: a laser diode mounted within a substantially cylindrical housing; a conical mirror positioned upstream from the laser diode within...
Method for non-invasive determination of chemical properties of aqueous
A method for non-invasively determining a chemical property of an aqueous solution is provided. The method provides the steps of providing a colored solute...
System for processing contents of a receptacle to detect an optical signal
emitted by the contents
A system is configured to process the contents of one or more receptacles to detect an optical signal emitted by the contents of each receptacle. Each...
Roe maturity determination device
Roe W is loaded on a loading tray 6, the roe W is irradiated with light from light irradiation means 11, and an image of at least a part of the roe W irradiated...
Method and apparatus for infrared scattering scanning near-field optical
This invention involves measurement of optical properties of materials with sub-micron spatial resolution through infrared scattering scanning near field...
Dryness fraction distribution measuring device and dryness fraction
distribution measuring method
A dryness fraction distribution measuring device, includes: a light-emitting body that illuminates a gas/liquid two-phase flow with light; an environment sensor...
Method and apparatus for siloxane measurements in a biogas
A method is provided for monitoring one or more silicon-containing compounds present in a biogas. The method includes generating a first absorption spectrum...
Cross antennas for surface-enhanced infrared absorption (SEIRA)
spectroscopy of chemical moieties
A device for Surface Enhanced Infrared Absorption (SEIRA) that includes at least one pair of metallic antennas deposited on a substrate, wherein the pair of...
Optical method and system for measuring an environmental parameter
An optical system for sensing an environmental parameter, comprising: an optical pulse generator for generating an excitation pulse; a pulse splitter for...
Hybrid, planar optofluidic integration
An optofluidic platform is constructed to comprise a vertical integration of optical and fluidic layers. The optical layer enables interaction of light with a...
Bond surface testing apparatus and method
A bond surface testing apparatus and method are presented. The bond surface testing apparatus comprises a solution chamber; a plurality of solution containers...
Platen tape test method and device
A device for testing adhesive tape including a sample holder located in a first plane and a movable platen having a major surface located in a plane...
Thread plug gauge with maintenance line, thread ring gauge, and method of
manufacturing the same
A thread gauge, which allows to reliably know the time for replacement by visual checking and improves the predetermined dimensional accuracy of a thread...
Devices for determining photoprotective materials
This invention provides methods and apparatus for quantification of photoprotective performance of packaging concepts in an accelerated timeframe. In certain...
Particle manipulation system with out-of-plane channel
A particle manipulation system uses a MEMS-based, microfabricated particle manipulation device which has an inlet channel, output channels, and a movable member...
Scanning image flow cytometer
An image flow cytometer has a flow chamber with a flow channel formed therein to permit a microparticulate sample to flow through the flow channel. An...
Liquid crystal device and method for screening protein stabilizing agents
or optimal protein concentrations to...
Methods and devices for assaying the effectiveness of a cleaning composition in removing a protein or a biofilm from a surface are disclosed. Such methods...
Viscosity measuring apparatus
A conductive rotator is immersed in a sample liquid in a sample container. A magnet is arranged at a specific distance from the rotation plane of the rotator in...
Method and device for determining shearing stress or viscosity
The present invention comprises a device for measuring at least one property of a substance or medium such as the viscosity, the shearing stress, the specific...
Method and apparatus for simulating head impacts for helmet testing
An apparatus is disclosed that includes a frame, an impact delivery unit for delivering an impact force and at least one head form. The head form is adapted to...
Cable track monitoring system and method
Described are various exemplary embodiments of a cable track monitoring system and method. In one embodiment, a monitoring system for a cable track is...
Tension member fatigue tester using transverse resonance
A system includes: a tension member having a first end and a second end, where the first end of the tension member is connected to a first loading member and...
Agent for improving cancer cell adhesiveness
A polymer comprising a constitutional unit represented by the following formula (1) is useful because when the polymer is applied to a surface of a cancer cell...
Fluidics platform and method for sample preparation
Provided herein are fluidics platforms and related methods for performing integrated sample collection and solid-phase extraction of a target component of the...
Microfluidic device and method for isolating target using same
A micro-fluidic device includes a filter case, a first capture array and a second capture array. The filter case includes an inlet for introducing a sample...
Microchemical chip, producing method thereof and method for using the
According to the microchemical chip of the present invention, the sample introducing port 11 is formed as a hole penetrating a face and a back of the first...
Blood component sampling system and blood processing systems and methods
A blood component sampling system and method are disclosed. The system is pre-connected and includes a collected blood component container and a reservoir...
Pressure scanner assemblies having replaceable sensor plates
A pressure scanner assembly having at least one replaceable sensor plate, wherein each of the replaceable sensor plates has at least one pressure sensor adapted...
Facilitating text-to-speech conversion of a domain name or a network
address containing a domain name
To facilitate text-to-speech conversion of a username, a first or last name of a user associated with the username may be retrieved, and a pronunciation of the...
Pressure and flow detection sensor including a carbon-based element
A sensor using a carbon-based element for measuring a flow or a pressure in an environment includes: a substrate; a carbon-based element; and one or more...
Printing defect detection using photoelastic measurement device
A method for controlling a printing system adapted to print images on a web of media that is photoelastic and at least partially transparent. One or more...
Printing system controlled using photoelastic measurement device
A printing system is used printing an image on a web of media that is photoelastic and at least partially transparent. A web advance system advances the web of...
Low-complexity optical force sensor for a medical device
An apparatus for detecting deformation of an elongate body may comprise a light source configured to sequentially provide light of multiple frequencies, an...
Load detecting device
A load detecting device for attachment to a structure under load comprises a carrier unit and a plurality of strain gages. The carrier unit comprises a first...
Apparatus including strain gauges for estimating downhole string
An apparatus for measuring strain on a downhole carrier includes a strain sensitive chassis configured to be fixedly mounted on a surface of the carrier. The...
Flexible temperature sensor including conformable electronics
Systems, methods, apparatus and devices are described for monitoring a property of an object or an individual, using a conformal sensor device that...
Electronic circuit to monitor a temperature of a light emitting diode
An electronic circuit (10) to monitor a temperature of a light emitting diode (1) comprises a current generating circuit (110) to generate a current flow of at...
Sensing device with a glare shield
A sensing device with a glare shield has an infrared sensor and a glare shield. The infrared sensor has a body and a lens hood. The lens hood is mounted around...
Camera, computer program and method for measuring thermal radiation and
thermal rates of change
A camera, computer program, and method for determining and displaying temperature rates of change for regions within the camera's field of view. More...
Polarimetric calibration of a remote sensor
Described are methods and systems for vicarious polarimetric calibration and performance validation of a remote sensor. The system includes a plurality of...
Apparatus and method for multispectral based detection
An apparatus for spatially characterizing an illumination source of interest in a scene comprised of at least one optical element configured to form an image on...
Optical ground tracking apparatus, systems, and methods
Optical ground tracking apparatus for use with buried object locators or other instruments or devices are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for tracking...