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Scatterometry-based imaging and critical dimension metrology
Methods and systems for performing measurements of semiconductor structures and materials based on scatterometry measurement data are presented. Scatterometry...
Material differentiation with phase contrast imaging
A method and system to determine material composition of an object comprises capturing a series of digital radiographic images of the object using a single...
Optical quality control device
Optical quality control system for controlling the quality of a high refractive index solid (2), comprising a container (4) configured to receive the solid...
System and method for side-by-side inspection of a device
Systems and methods for inspecting a device include arranging the device in a known position relative to a plurality of movable cameras mounted on a...
Multi-spot illumination for improved detection sensitivity
Methods and systems for minimizing interference among multiple illumination beams generated from a non-uniform illumination source to provide an effectively...
Optical sensor for detecting lubricant deterioration
A lubricant deterioration sensor mounted in a machine to detect deterioration of a lubricant of the machine, the sensor comprising a white LED for emanating...
Chromatic confocal device and method for 2D/3D inspection of an object
such as a wafer with variable spatial...
A confocal chromatic device is provided for inspecting the surface of an object such as a wafer, including a plurality of optical measurement channels with...
Inspection apparatus, inspection method, and program
To facilitate adjusting of a distance from an inspection target to an illumination section by providing a movable illumination section that is movable...
Optical reader optic cleaning systems having motion deployed cleaning
Cleaning systems for optics of optical readers to periodically clean one or more surfaces of the optics of matter that may deposit on surface(s) and that might...
Combined illuminator/light collectors for optical readers
Combined illuminator/light collectors (I/LCs) that provide measurement and/or reference light to a target and collect light from the target. One example of a...
Automated analyzer and automated analysis method
Provided is technology for blood clotting reactions capable of analyzing a blood clotting reaction with a high degree of precision, by precisely detecting and...
Assay for analytes based on aggregation
The present invention relates to compositions, assay devices, kits and methods for detecting the presence, amount and/or activity of an analyte in a sample. In...
Method for verifying representativeness of sample collected in
Disclosed is a method for verifying representativeness of samples collected in a contaminated soil. The method includes the steps of horizontally and vertically...
Device and method for stimulated Raman detection
According to one aspect, the invention relates to a device for detecting a resonant non-linear optical signal of Stimulated Raman Scattering (SRS) type induced...
Image analysis and measurement of biological samples
Methods, devices, systems, and apparatuses are provided for the image analysis of measurement of biological samples.
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...
Methods for rapid multiplexed amplification of target nucleic acids
A fast, multiplexed PCR system is described that can rapidly generate amplified nucleic acid products, for example, a full STR profile, from a target nucleic...
Multiscale spectral nanoscopy
A system and method for non-invasively tracking a particle in a sample is disclosed. The system includes a 2-photon or confocal laser scanning microscope (LSM)...
Gold and silver quantum clusters in molecular containers and methods for
their preparation and use
A composition includes a quantum cluster of Ag.sub.m or Au.sub.n, one or more protector molecules; and a molecular cavity partially or wholly surrounding the...
System and method for simultaneous detection of secondary electrons and
light in a charged particle beam system
A method and system for the imaging and localization of fluorescent markers such as fluorescent proteins or quantum dots within biological samples is disclosed....
Glycan arrays and methods for their fabrication
The invention relates to glycan arrays with quantified levels of glycan expression and a method for fabricating thereof. The method comprises quantitatively...
Methods and systems for analyzing airborne compounds
In systems and methods for analyzing traces of airborne compounds, the air to be analyzed is circulated for a given length of time through a small-diameter...
Detection method of transmission laser beam
A method of detecting a transmission laser beam is disclosed. A laser beam of a wavelength having a transparency to a plate-shaped workpiece having a first face...
Methods and systems for remotely detecting hazardous materials using
Systems and methods for remotely detecting nuclear and non-nuclear materials such as chemical agents and gas-phase explosives are disclosed. Nuclear and...
System and apparatus for measurement and mapping of pollutants
Apparatus and systems, preferably using UV spectroscopy, for the dynamic and continuous detection and quantification of a range of chemicals, particularly...
A cuvette system may comprise a disposable cuvette element for holding a sample for analysis, with the cuvette element comprising an elongated strip having...
System and method for measuring particles in a sample stream of a flow
cytometer using low-power laser source
A system and method for analyzing a particle in a sample stream of a flow cytometer or the like. The system has a light source, such as a laser pointer module,...
Particulate matter sensor unit
A particulate matter sensor unit may include a sensor portion of an electrostatic induction type that may be reacted when a particulate matter having electric...
Apparatus and method to determine the blood sedimentation rate and other
parameters connected thereto
An apparatus to determine the blood sedimentation rate and other parameters connected thereto, carried out by emitting, by means of emitter means, a beam of...
Apparatus for use with a nebulizer and a method of operating a nebulizer
There is provided a method of determining whether a first type of liquid is being used in a nebulizer, the method comprising obtaining a measurement of the time...
Scanning non-contact surface microrheometer
The disclosure provides non-contact microrheological methods that can measure the fluctuation of a particle in a monolayer, where the particle is...
Dual component density sampler apparatus
A dual component density sampler determines at least one of a density of water and a density of oil in a mixture of oil and water extracted from an oil well...
Inline rheology/viscosity, density, and flow rate measurement
A system of performing inline measurements of flow rate, density, and rheology of a flowing fluid. The system includes a rheology measurement subsystem, a...
Rock testing device with three-jaw chuck for direct tensile test
A device for fixing a rock sample, the device including: a lower clamp and an upper clamp. The lower clamp includes: a lower connector connected to a bottom...
Microfluidic device adapted for post-centrifugation use with selective
sample extraction and methods for its use
The present disclosure relates to microfluidic devices adapted for post-centrifugation use with selective sample extraction, and methods for their use. Certain...
Collection and concentration system for biologic substance of interest and
A system and method thereof for collecting and concentrating a biologic substance of interest is provided. The biologic of interest obtained from a biologic...
Aspiration-free well plate apparatus and methods
A well plate includes a including a top portion, a bottom portion and a membrane disposed between the top portion and the bottom portion. The top portion...
Manipulation of beads in droplets and methods for manipulating droplets
The invention provides a method of circulating magnetically responsive beads within a droplet in a droplet actuator. The invention also provides methods for...
Mass-spectrometer systems and methods
Embodiments of the present disclosure present novel systems, devices and methods for an automated biological sample analysis using mass-spectrometry. The time...
Solid-phase extraction apparatus and viscosity measurement apparatus
A solid-phase extraction apparatus capable of carrying out highly accurate solid-phase extraction by automatically controlling liquid-permeation speeds in an...
Breath analysis system
A breath analysis system that includes a handle assembly with an analysis cartridge on an upper end thereof. The handle includes a main body portion with a...
Calibrating apparatus of tire testing machine and calibrating method of
tire testing machine
A calibrating apparatus of a tire testing machine of the present invention calibrates force components along a lateral direction of a load cell on a tire...
Single dynamic pressure sensor based flame monitoring of a gas turbine
The state of a flame in a gas turbine combustor is acoustically monitored using a single dynamic pressure sensor within the combustor. A dynamic pressure sensor...
Use of SS data trends in fault resolution process
An automated method for resolving fault in an engine is disclosed. The method may include providing a reasoner module for recommending a set of maintenance...
Blade tip timing uncertainty
A method of determining blade tip timing measurement uncertainty comprising measuring time of arrival of each of a set of blades at each of a reference set of...
Creep life management system for a turbine engine and method of operating
A creep life management system includes at least one sensor apparatus coupled to a first component. The at least one sensor apparatus is configured with a...
Internal combustion engine inner-cylinder pressure estimation apparatus
An internal combustion engine inner-cylinder pressure estimation apparatus includes a detection unit that detects an operation condition of an internal...
Method and apparatus to determine rotational position of a phaser in a
variable phasing system
A method to determine a rotational position of a phaser for variable phasing system including a low-resolution rotational position sensing system includes...
Method for inspecting a turbine engine rotor with a thru bolt threads
Turbine engine rotor corresponding thru-bolts and disc cavities are inspected with a camera inspection system that includes one or both of a thru-bolt male...
Method of inspecting impacts observed in fan casings
A method for inspecting impacts present on an internal face of a fan casing, the method including: spotting a first impact present on the internal face of the...