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Surface-enhanced raman scattering substrate and manufacturing method
In a Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) substrate and the manufacturing method thereof, the SERS substrate includes a low thermal conductivity base and a...
Optical sensor with enhanced sensitivity
The invention is a surface plasmon resonance (SPR) sensor to determine the presence and quantity of biological or chemical entities in an analyte. The sensor...
High resolution, wide dynamic range microfluidic detection system
The invention provides a high resolution, wide dynamic range, multi-color detection platform for microfluidic analyzers/instruments and methods. The detection...
Fluoroscopy apparatus and fluoroscopy apparatus operating method
The invention provides a fluoroscopy apparatus including an image-capturing device that acquires a fluorescence image of a subject; a sensitivity adjusting...
System and methods for fluorescence detection
A fluorescence detection system is provided. The fluorescence detection system includes a light source adapted to emit excitation light; a sample unit in which...
Arrangement for in situ measurement of at least the oxygen content within
a solids heap
An arrangement for in situ measurement of at least one oxygen partial pressure within a solids heap, including: at least one measuring transducer arranged...
Silica nanoparticles with aggregation induced emission characteristics as
fluorescent bioprobe for...
Provided herein are magnetic silica fluorescent nanoparticles and fluorescent silica nanoparticles comprising an aggregation induced emission luminogen and...
Sample processing improvements for microscopy
Among other things, a first surface is configured to receive a sample and is to be used in a microscopy device. There is a second surface to be moved into a...
Apparatus and method for measuring hemoglobin concentration within blood
using light and heat light scattering
An apparatus for measuring a hemoglobin concentration includes a reference light source unit, a light and heat light source unit configured to emit a light and...
Detection system and method of detecting corrosion under an outer
Incoherent millimeter wave, sub-millimeter wave and terahertz test signals are used to probe metal substrates that are covered by a protective coating or outer...
Mid-infrared hyperspectral spectroscopy systems and methods therefor
MIR spectroscopy systems comprising hierarchical spectral dispersion that enables fine spectral resolution and high sensitivity spectroscopy are disclosed....
Compressive sensing for metrology
Disclosed are apparatus and methods for determining a structure or process parameter value of a target of interest on a semiconductor wafer. A plurality of...
Sensing systems and methods for determining and classifying corrosivity
A corrosivity associated with each of multiple locations near, on, or within a structure exposed to an environment that can corrode the structure is determined....
Portal and method for management of dialysis therapy
System and method for point-of-care monitoring of neutrophils in a peritoneal dialysis sample with the use of a microfluidic system. The immunoassay based chip...
Method for detecting particles in a fluid stream
A method for detecting particles in a fluid stream includes generating a measurement field that can be passed through by the fluid stream, acquiring and...
Apparatus and methods determine a permeation characteristic of a challenge chemical for a chemical protective material. A processor retrieves barrier...
Impactor and method for characterizing a carrier gas enriched with
In the case of an impactor (1) with an impact plate (7) and a classifying nozzle (2) directed at this impact plate (7), in the case of which the impact plate...
Smoke detection unit containing redundant detectors and method for fixing
the smoke detection unit
A smoke detection unit has two identical smoke detectors juxtaposed horizontally, each made up of at least one smoke sensor positioned beneath and coupled to a...
Particle detector and method for producing such a detector
The invention relates to a particle detector including a substrate made of a semiconductor material, in which at least one through-cavity is formed, defined by...
Fluid mechanical property measurement method and measurement device
An object is to measure a mechanical property of a fluid at a temporal resolution of at least 100 [.mu.s]. Therefore, a method comprising: causing a droplet 21...
Methods and apparatus to determine integrity of composite structures
Apparatus and methods to determine structural integrity of composites are described herein. One described example method for determining sufficiency of...
Coupled torsional resonators viscometer
A method for measuring the properties of a fluid that uses a torsionally resonant structure having a base structure; at least two parallel tines affixed to the...
Methods, devices, and systems for measuring physical properties of fluid
Disclosed herein are devices for measuring, at one or more time points, one or more properties or changes in properties of a fluid sample. The devices may...
System and method of quantifying impurities mixed within a sample of
A system and method of taking a sample of hydrogen gas and reducing the hydrogen concentration by a factor greater than 1.times.10.sup.8 while increasing the...
Adapter for sliding magnetic particle separation
An adapter for a sliding head of a sample processing system is provided that includes a plate and a magnet mounting recess wall. The plate includes a top...
An embedder is provided. The embedder includes a body having a working stand; a paraffin reservoir disposed in the body; a paraffin dispenser disposed on the...
Pretreatment method of biological sample, detection method of RNA, and
The present invention is to provide a pretreatment method that allows RNA to be detected promptly and simply. RNA degradation activity due to lactoferrin...
Sample preparation system for an analytical system for determining a
measured variable of a liquid sample
A sample preparation system for an analytical system for determining a measured variable of a sample liquid, comprising: a transport unit connected with a...
Automated reagent dispensing system and method of operation
A system and method that enables automated reagent dispensing for tissue stainers. The stainers receive staining protocols from a central controller. The...
Cryogenic storage container with sealing closure and methods of using the
A container or vial for the cryopreservation and/or vitrification and storage of a biological sample, including cellular samples and embryos is described. The...
Intelligent bag filling for exhaust sampling system
An exhaust sampling system for an engine is provided. The exhaust sampling system may include a source of exhaust gas, an exhaust collection unit including at...
Gradually-ascending spiraled passive sampler for measuring sediment-water
diffusion flux of organic pollutants
The present invention discloses a gradually-ascending spiraled passive sampler for measuring sediment-water diffusion flux of organic polutants, which comprises...
Optical probe with improved affixing structure for supporting a
An optical probe (10) includes an inner tube (30), and a light-redirecting element (54) disposed at a distal end (56) of the inner tube. The light-redirecting...
Device for measuring vibration amplitudes of the blade tips in a
A device for measuring vibration amplitudes of the blade tips in a turbomachine is provided. The device includes a support mounted in an orifice of a casing of...
Method and control unit for determining a dead time of an exhaust gas
sensor of an internal combustion engine
In a method for determining a dead time in the response characteristic of an exhaust gas sensor in order to determine an exhaust gas state quantity in an...
Apparatus for identifying optical array polarity and measuring optical
signal and power or loss
An apparatus for determining optical fiber array polarity is disclosed. The apparatus may be used to determine optical signal loss or intensity. An adapter may...
Method and apparatus for quality of seal and package integrity testing
Testing methods and equipment are provided for fast, non-destructive testing of the quality of seal and/or integrity of a package. According to certain...
Mobile terminal device and sealing detection method
A mobile terminal device includes: a housing; a measuring unit configured to measure an air pressure inside the housing; a detecting unit configured to detect...
Water leakage detection device
There is provided a water leakage detection device including a water leakage detection unit which is configured to detect water leakage, a water leakage...
Method for ascertaining an offset of an output signal of an evaluation
circuit integrated in a sensor,...
In a method for ascertaining an offset of an output signal of an evaluation circuit integrated in a sensor, the output signal is supplied to a control unit...
Flexible interconnect structure for a sensor assembly
This disclosure provides example methods, devices, and systems for a flexible interconnect structure for a sensor assembly. In one configuration, a flexible...
Integrated transducer provided with a temperature sensor and method for
sensing a temperature of the transducer
A pressure sensor includes a body made of semiconductor material having a first type of conductivity and a pressure-sensitive structure having the first type of...
Carbon nanotube temperature and pressure sensors
The present invention, in one embodiment, provides a method of measuring pressure or temperature using a sensor including a sensor element composed of a...
Micro-electro-mechanical device and method for making the same
The invention provides a micro-electro-mechanical device which includes a substrate, an electrode, and a diaphragm. The electrode includes plural vent holes....
Fluid pressure sensor
In a fluid pressure sensor with a pressure sensing membrane and an electronic circuit, the electronic circuit is in a section realized so thin that a membrane...
Optical multi-axis force sensor
A force sensor includes a rigid loaded member including a flat plate having a first major side, a second major side opposite the first major side, and a center;...
Apparatus for detecting a force effect and a method for detecting a force
An apparatus for detecting a force effect comprises two electrical conductors which run at a distance from one another, a deformable spacer which is arranged...
Method for producing a magnet unit for a sensor device of a motor vehicle,
magnet unit, sensor device and motor...
The invention relates to a method for producing a magnet unit (1) for a sensor device for detecting a measured variable which characterizes a rotational state...
Blunt impact indicator methods
Systems and methods using fluid-filled hollow microspheres to assist in monitoring or indicating high-energy blunt impacts on structures such as aircraft. A...
Apparatus and method for nanocomposite sensors
A sensing material for use in a sensor is disclosed. Such a sensing material includes a polymer base and a piezoresistive nanocomposite embedded into the...