At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.
Guided wave mode sweep technique for optimal mode and frequency excitation
A method of inspecting a structure is disclosed. The method generally comprises selecting a search region of a dispersion curve of the structure corresponding...
Enhanced detection sensitivity with piezoelectric microcantilever sensors
A method for enhancing the detection sensitivity of a piezoelectric microcantilever sensor. The method may involve providing a piezoelectric microcantilever and...
Particle analysis in an acoustic cytometer
The present invention is a method and apparatus for acoustically manipulating one or more particles.
Weak bond detection
Apparatuses and methods are disclosed for determining whether a structure of bonded layers includes locations where the layers are weakly bonded. Embodiments...
Device and method for monitoring interaction between a fluid and a wall
A sensor device and method for monitoring interaction between a fluid and a wall includes includes a mechanical oscillator, a housing, and mechanical response...
Generator retaining ring and other component thermal degradation
evaluation by eddy current non-destructive...
Eddy current non-destructive examination and evaluation of physical properties of a component, such as a generator retaining ring, after experiencing...
Sensor device for detecting flowable media, a pressure device and a
A sensor device (1) detects flowable media (3, 3'), in particular fluids (9) received in pressure devices (5), such as pressure containers (7) or pressure...
GeLC-MS using stain free technology
Disclosed herein is a method of preparing a protein sample for mass spectroscopy. The method includes separating proteins of the sample on an electrophoresis...
Biosensor with a sensing surface on an interlayer dielectric
The present disclosure relates to an integrated chip having an integrated bio-sensor having horizontal and vertical sensing surfaces. In some embodiments, the...
Localized desalting systems and methods
Example apparatus, systems and methods to desalt a sample are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a substrate and a sensor disposed on the substrate. The...
Systems, devices and methods for multiplexed diagnostics
Exemplary embodiments provide diagnostic devices, systems and methods for determining the presence or absence of one or more markers or characteristics in one...
Lubricant test method
A method of determining the compatibility of a lubricating fluid with an energized electrical or electronic component comprises: (a) contacting a test...
Low-conductivity contacting-type conductivity measurement
A method of measuring low conductivity of a liquid sample using a contacting-type conductivity sensor is provided. The method includes applying a first...
Weaving method for producing a plurality of moisture sensors for a device
for monitoring a patient access
A weaving method for producing a plurality of moisture sensors for a device for monitoring an access to a patient, in particular for monitoring the vascular...
Determination of anisotropic conduction characteristics
A method includes applying a current to a specimen to deposit a material on the specimen. The method also includes determining a quantity of the material...
Method for determining the dew point of a vaporised hydrocarbon feedstock
The invention provides a method for determining the dew point of a vaporized hydrocarbon feedstock, comprising heating a hydrocarbon feedstock and a hydrocarbon...
Insulation test cryostat with lift mechanism
A multi-purpose, cylindrical thermal insulation test apparatus is used for testing insulation materials and systems of materials using a liquid boil-off...
Method for detecting non-superconducting transition of superconducting
A method for detecting a non-superconducting transition of a superconducting wire including a substrate, a superconducting layer having a critical temperature...
Confocal XRF-CT system for mining analysis
A correlative evaluation of a sample using an x-ray computed tomography (CT) x-ray fluorescence (XRF) system and the method for analyzing a sample using x-ray...
System and method for the automated testing and/or measuring of a
plurality of substantially identical...
A system for the automated serial testing and/or measuring of a plurality of substantially identical components by X-radiation, the system comprising a testing...
Method, system and apparatus for non-destructive testing (NDT) of power
line sleeves, dead-ends and other couplings
In one aspect the invention provides a system for non-destructive testing of overhead electrical power-line equipment. The system comprises a digital x-ray...
Radioactive substance detection device, radiation source location
visibility system, and radioactive substance...
A radioactive substance detection device that detects a radioactive substance being present in a specified direction. A radiation detection element having a...
Material erosion monitoring system and method
Disclosed is an improved system and method to evaluate the status of a material. The system and method are operative to identify flaws and measure the erosion...
Radio-frequency nanopore sensor
An electrically conductive nanoscale sensor includes a nanoscale pore that may be employed as a first antenna to provide precise localized measurements of the...
Authentication device for full intact wine bottles
Methods, devices and systems for identifying or authenticating an intact bottle of wine are provided.
Inspecting apparatus for inspecting a multilayer structure
An inspecting apparatus includes: a stage including a top surface on which a multilayer structure comprising a first layer and a second layer is placed; a first...
Apparatus and methods for determining surface compliance for a glass
A method for determining surface quality for a glass surface is provided. The method includes depositing a pattern of drops over the glass surface using a drop...
Defect inspection method and device for same
In defect scanning carried out in a process of manufacturing a semiconductor or the like, a light detection optical system comprising a plurality of...
Inspection of microelectronic devices using near-infrared light
Inspection of microelectronic devices is described using near infrared light. In one example, a dielectric material layer on a substrate is illuminated with a...
Surface feature manager
Provided herein is an apparatus, including a mapping means for generating a map of locations of surface features of an article based on photon-detector signals...
Surface features mapping
Provided herein is an apparatus, including a light source configured to illuminate a surface of an article, wherein light incident upon the surface of the...
Automatic detection of defects in composite structures using NDT methods
A method and an apparatus for automatically collecting and processing nondestructive test (NDT) data to determine the presence, type, location, size, and...
Front quartersphere scattered light analysis
A surface inspection system, as well as related components and methods, are provided. The surface inspection system includes a beam source subsystem, a beam...
Method for evaluating cosmetic for effectiveness in improving wrinkles
The purpose of the present invention is to provide a rapid and widely practicable cosmetic-evaluating method for evaluating the performance of candidate...
Mapping damaged regions on objects
Systems and methods for mapping a damaged region on an object. An exemplary system captures an image of the damaged region with a camera, selects target points...
Gemstone registration system
A device for producing a reproducible identification pattern of a polished gemstone includes light directing means for directing a focused beam of light onto a...
System for detecting double-feed flat items
A system for detecting double-feed flat item conveyed in a mail processing machine, including a detection for directing a beam of radiant energy toward the...
Determining treatment fluid composition using a mini-reservoir device
A mini-reservoir device may be used to screen or otherwise determine a composition of one or more treatment fluids, additives, and other fluids. Such fluids may...
Reader devices for optical and electrochemical test devices
This invention relates generally to devices and methods for performing optical and electrochemical assays and, more particularly, to devices having optical and...
Integrated analytical system and method
An analytical assembly within a unified device structure for integration into an analytical system. The analytical assembly is scalable and includes a plurality...
Molecular analysis device
In the present invention, a molecular analysis device comprises a substrate, and a waveguide with a planar integrating element and filter or reflector element...
Methods for measuring concentrations of chlorinated solvents through raman
spectroscopic observation of the...
Method for determining concentration of a chlorinated solvent in a non-turbid aqueous solution sample containing the chlorinated solvent is disclosed. The...
Arrangement for optical measurement of a process variable and measuring
device comprising such an arrangement
An arrangement for optical measurement of at least one process variable in a medium, comprising: at least one light source; at least one light receiver; an...
Menthol detection on tobacco
A method for detecting mentholated tobacco, comprising irradiating tobacco containing menthol and a fluorescent taggant with radiation and observing the tobacco...
Optical measuring apparatus and method for the analysis of samples
contained in liquid drops
An optical measuring apparatus and method for analysis of samples contained in liquid drops provided by a liquid handling system has a liquid handling tip. A...
Single particle detection device, single particle detection method, and
computer program for single particle...
There is provided a single particle detection technique based on a scanning molecule counting method, enabling individual detection of a single particle using...
Miniature gas sensor
A gas sensor (20) comprising a substrate (231); an objective (211) situated on the substrate (231), adapted to collect a light beam (212, 213) emitted by a...
Optical measuring apparatus and method for the analysis of samples
contained in liquid drops
Optical measuring apparatus for analysis of samples contained in liquid drops includes a liquid handling system with at least one liquid handling tip. The...
Mobile device which senses particulate matter and method of sensing
particulate matter with the mobile device
A mobile device which senses particulate matter is provided. The mobile device includes a housing having an air flow path through which air flows when the...
Device for imaging the interior of an optically turbid medium and
receptacle unit for such a device
A device (1) for imaging the interior of an optically turbid medium is provided. The device comprises a receptacle (3; 103) structured to accommodate an...