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Methods and agents for screening for compounds capable of modulating gene
The invention relates to the fields of screening assays, compounds, and methods for altering gene expression and protein levels. In particular, the invention...
Methods of screening T1R hetero-oligomeric taste receptors for sweet taste
Newly identified mammalian taste-cell-specific G protein-coupled receptors which function as hetero-oligomeric complexes in the sweet taste transduction...
Compositions and methods for diagnosing and treating kidney disorders in a
The present invention provides methods for: diagnosing of, devising and monitoring a treatment plan for, and monitoring the status of a kidney disorder...
Products and processes for analyzing octane content
Products and processes are provided herewith for analyzing octane content in a fuel sample that include the step or steps of receiving an octane measurement of...
COD/TOC analyses using ferrate oxidation
Apparatuses for analyzing total carbon and chemical oxygen demand in a sample are disclosed. Also disclosed is a method for analyzing carbon and chemical oxygen...
System and method for analyzing properties of meat using multispectral
A system and method for obtaining multispectral images of fresh meat at predetermined wavelength bands at a first time, subjecting the images to analysis in an...
Radioactive gas monitor
A shield has a detector installing hole having a central axis orthogonal to a central axis of a detection tube. A radiation sensor of a columnar scintillation...
Gas sensor with porous protection layers
A gas sensor element comprises an elongated plate-like element including, at a forward end portion, a detecting section comprising a solid electrolyte body...
Highly selective nanostructure sensors and methods of detecting target
A nanostructure sensing device comprises a semiconductor nanostructure having an outer surface, and at least one of metal or metal-oxide nanoparticle clusters...
Ultrasound diagnostic device and ultrasound probe
In order to reduce the variation of transmitting and receiving sensitivity among a plurality of CMUT cells, an ultrasound diagnostic device comprises: a...
Component failure detection system
An apparatus for detecting fatigue induced failure of an assembly having a single flexible element or a series of flexible elements stacked in juxtaposed...
Automatic calibration for phased array inspection of girth weld
A calibration method for calibrating a phased array probe that is used for testing girth welds for defects. The method utilizes a calibration device on which is...
Clamp-on-type ultrasonic concentration metering system and method
Disclosed is a clamp-on-type ultrasonic concentration metering system and method. The clamp-on-type ultrasonic concentration metering system includes an...
Method and apparatus for removal of the double indication of defects in
remote eddy current inspection of pipes
The apparatus employs the remote field eddy-current (RFEC) inspection technique to electromagnetically measure physical parameters of a metallic pipe. RFEC...
Droplet-based affinity assays
A method of detecting a target analyte in a sample, including executing electrowetting-mediated droplet operations and thereby: combining one or more...
Particle analyzing systems and methods using acoustic radiation pressure
The present invention comprises methods and systems that use acoustic radiation pressure.
Electric field directed loading of microwell array
An apparatus includes a device substrate including an array of sensors. Each sensor of the array of sensors can include a electrode structure disposed at a...
System and method for forming microwells
A method of forming a sensor component includes forming a first layer over a sensor pad of a sensor of a sensor array. The first layer includes a first...
Manufacturing method of a graphene-based electrochemical sensor, and
A manufacturing method of an electrochemical sensor comprises forming a graphene layer on a donor substrate, laminating a film of dry photoresist on the...
Nitric oxide microsensors via fluorosilane-based xerogel membranes
The presently disclosed subject matter relates to sensors for measuring an amount of a gaseous species in a sample. The sensors comprise a gas permeable...
Electrode configuration for LiMCA
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for reducing electromagnetic noise pick up in a Liquid Metal Cleanliness Analyzer (LiMCA), used to detect and measure...
Biosensor system and method for measuring concentration of analyte
A biosensor system can comprise a sensor chip and a measurement device. The sensor chip comprises a capillary and electrodes disposed within the capillary. The...
NMR flow cell
Monitoring cell (100) for performing an NMR measurement of a reaction fluid. The monitoring cell (100) has a hollow NMR sample probe (110) for receiving the...
Spectroscopic crude oil analysis
A spectroscopic sample analysis apparatus includes an actively controlled heat exchanger in serial fluid communication with a spectroscopic analyzer, and a...
The present invention includes an apparatus for preparing samples for measurement by x-ray fluorescence spectrometry. The apparatus comprises a plate having one...
Method and apparatus for controlling fluence in computed X-ray imaging
The present invention pertains to a system and method for X-ray imaging wherein a targeted fluence at the detector for projection images can be achieved at a...
Radiographic apparatus and an image processing method therefore
Initial values A^.sub.1P^.sub.1M^.sub.1 . . . A^.sub.nP^.sub.nM^.sub.n of parameters representing a geometric relationship between an X-ray tube, a stage and a...
Device for measuring the dielectric and/or magnetic properties of a sample
by means of a microwave transmission...
A device for measuring at least one of dielectric and magnetic properties of a sample by means of a microwave transmission measurement includes a transmitting...
On-the-fly dimensional imaging inspection
A method and system are provided for inspecting a plurality of target features arrayed in spaced arrangement on a surface of a target object, such as but not...
High-brightness LPP EUV light source
The invention provides a method and apparatus for a commercially viable EUV light source for EUV metrology and actinic inspection of EUV lithography masks. The...
Methods of inspecting a semiconductor device and semiconductor inspection
Inventive concepts provide a method of inspecting a semiconductor device including obtaining inspection image data of an inspection pattern of an inspection...
Device and method for detection of counterfeit pharmaceuticals and/or drug
Featured are a device (20) and method for the detection of counterfeit pharmaceuticals and/or packaging therefore. Counterfeit pharmaceuticals are detected by...
Hybrid imaging and scatterometry targets
Metrology targets, design files, and design and production methods thereof are provided. The metrology targets are hybrid in that they comprise at least one...
Method and system for improving optical measurements on small targets
A control system and method are provided for use in managing optical measurements on target structures. The control system comprises: data input utility for...
Nucleic acid detection method, and device and kit for use in same
The present invention aims to solve problems in the analysis of amplified nucleic acids, i.e., cost, workability, and contamination and pollution of samples. In...
Some embodiments provided herein relate to bioluminescent packaging, methods of making, and methods of sensing the state of a material. In some embodiments,...
Process for producing supramolecular fiber
A method for preparing a linearly extended supramolecular fiber or a plurality of linearly aligned supramolecular fibers, which comprises the step of allowing...
Forming 3-D nano-particle assemblies
According to an example, methods for forming three-dimensional (3-D) nano-particle assemblies include depositing SES elements onto respective tips of...
High resolution light microscope
The present invention relates to an apparatus for the optical analysis of a sample, also referred to as microscope, which is configured for an optical analysis...
Alkylaromatics production using dilute alkene
A process for producing an alkylated aromatic product in a reactor by reacting an alkylatable aromatic compound feedstock with another feedstock comprising...
Second harmonic imaging nanoprobes and techniques for use thereof
Second harmonic nanoprobes for imaging biological samples and a method of using such probes to monitor the dynamics of biological process using a field...
Method and apparatus for quantitative analysis of samples by induced
A system for classifying moving materials in real time, the system including a laser pulse generator operative to generate at least first and second laser...
Optoelectronic sensor for testing transmissivity of a front screen
An optoelectronic sensor (10) has a circumferential front screen (42) comprising a curvature both in a circumferential direction and in a transverse height,...
System and method of multitechnique imaging for the chemical biological or
biochemical analysis of a sample
The invention substantially relates to an imaging system for the chemical, biological or biochemical analysis of a sample (10), comprising a device (40) for...
Signal and detection system for keying applications
Systems and methods for differentiating the spectral response of various optical coatings between a transmitter and receiver. The system is effective in...
Optical imaging system with multiple imaging channel optical sensing
An optical imaging system for use with an infusion tube including: at least one light source for emitting at least two of first, second, or third spectrums of...
Optical chemical classification
A method for measuring a sample to identify a chemical includes receiving respective spectra for each of a plurality of chemicals. Using a processor, a...
Borescope steering adjustment system and method
Systems and methods provided herein. In one embodiment, a borescope system includes a probe to capture images and a display a settings menu, measurements, the...
Plug gauge with maintenance line and round point and method of
manufacturing the same
Due to repeated use of a gauge portion, used to perform positioning and accuracy comparison measurement at the time of manufacture of various type of molds for...
Corrosion resistance evaluators
A corrosion resistance evaluator is provided for evaluating corrosion resistance of coated metals substrates, such as autobodies, at an accelerated rate. The...