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Synchronized ion modification
Synchronized ion modification systems and techniques are described. An ion modifier can be used to modify a portion of ions that enter a drift chamber via a...
Sensor control apparatus and gas detection system
A sensor control apparatus (2) of a gas detection system (1) includes a first low-pass filter (46), a second low-pass filter (48), and a multiplexer (50) so as...
Nanoscale field-effect transistors for biomolecular sensors and other
The present invention generally relates to nanoscale wires, including to nanoscale wires used as sensors. In some cases, the nanoscale wires may be used to...
Enhanced sensitivity ion sensing devices
A mechanism is provided for enhancing the sensitivity of an ion-sensitive semiconductor device by creating a second gate coupled to a sense plate that can...
Analytical test strip
An analytical test strip has mutually-insulated first and second electrodes arranged to define a sample-receiving chamber. Electrically-insulating layers are...
Amperometric sensor electrodes
Embodiments of the invention provide electrochemical analyte sensors having elements designed to modulate their electrochemical reactions as well as methods for...
Electrochemical detector and method for producing same
An electrochemical detector is an electrochemical detector for detecting a substance in a liquid by generating a redox cycle, the electrochemical detector...
Low concentration ammonia nanosensor
An electrochemical sensor for sensing a gaseous analyte includes a substrate having at least two electrodes disposed thereon, and a carbon nanotube-polyaniline...
Electrolyte solution, method for producing electrolyte solution, and
There is provided an electrolyte solution including a solvent formed from a sulfone, and a magnesium salt dissolved in the solvent.
A characterization apparatus for characterizing a liquid containing insoluble particles includes a housing including an inlet portion defining an inlet passage...
Method and apparatus for diagnosing status of parts in real time in plasma
Apparatus and methods for diagnosing status of a consumable part of a plasma reaction chamber, the consumable part including at least one conductive element...
Method for nuclear magnetic resonance diffusion measurements
A method and system for determining a property of a substance using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) is described herein. The method includes applying a NMR...
Multi-color nanoscale imaging based on nanoparticle cathodoluminescence
Multi-color CL images of nanoparticle samples may be generated, by irradiating with a scanning electron beam a nanoparticle sample that containing a plurality...
XRF measurement apparatus for detecting contaminations on the bevel of a
An XRF (XRF=x-ray fluorescence) measurement apparatus (1) has an x-ray source (2) for generating x-rays (4), x-ray optics (3) for directing x-rays (4) from the...
System and methods for multi-beam inspection of cargo in relative motion
X-ray inspection of moving cargo based on acquiring multiple image lines at one time or substantially at one time. An X-ray source with multiple-beam electron...
Radiation imaging apparatus, radiation imaging method, body movement
measuring method, and body movement...
A radiation detector is moved along a predetermined axis of movement. Radiation which has passed through a subject is irradiated onto the radiation detector...
Inspecting device and inspecting method
An inspecting device includes: an irradiation part for dividing pulsed light emitted from a femtosecond laser into measurement pump light and measurement probe...
Color-based foreign object detection system
Systems and methods are provided for detecting foreign objects in or on a subject of interest. A first set of images is captured of a sample subject known to be...
Container inspection arrangement for inspecting glass and/or plastic
containers and a method of inspecting...
A container inspection arrangement for inspecting glass and/or plastic containers, and a method of inspecting glass and/or plastic containers. The abstract of...
Automated postflight troubleshooting sensor array
The advantageous embodiments provide an apparatus for identifying anomalies on an object comprising a sensor system and an analysis process. The sensor system...
Enhancing visual assessment of samples
Methods and systems for imaging a biological sample are disclosed, and include: (a) staining the sample with a first stain that includes eosin and at least one...
Compact systems, compact devices, and methods for sensing luminescent
Compact systems, compact devices and methods are provided to sense changes in luminescence due to environmental influences on a luminescent material. Such...
Method of determining the suitability of a fuel for use in an engine and a
composition for use in such a method
A method for determining the suitability for use in an engine of a fuel e.g. a jet fuel that may contain particulate contaminants, such as organic and/or...
Scattered-light smoke detector with a two-color light-emitting diode
A scattered-light smoke detector includes a detector unit that operates according to the scattered-light principle. The detector unit includes a light-emitting...
Method for calibrating a manufacturing process model
Calibration of models for manufacturing processes that are subject to circuit layout proximity effects is performed, including optical proximity correction...
Package inspection system
A package inspection system includes a conveyor mechanism 6, an X-ray generator 10 applying X rays to a package W1 conveyed by the conveyor mechanism 6, an...
Diagnostic system for measuring temperature, pressure, CO2 concentration
and H2O concentration in a fluid stream
A diagnostic system for measuring temperature, pressure, CO.sub.2 concentration and H.sub.2O concentration in a fluid stream is described. The system may...
Measurement device and method for analyzing a sample gas by infrared
A measurement device and a method for analyzing a sample gas by infrared absorption spectroscopy are described. The measurement device comprises a narrowband...
Freshness estimation method, freshness estimation apparatus, and
non-volatile recording medium
A freshness estimation method includes obtaining an absorbance spectrum that is obtained by irradiating an eye of a fish with light having all or part of a...
Image pickup device
An image pickup device, which comprises an optical characteristics changing unit (15), an optical system (45) containing an objective lens (47) and for leading...
Apparatus and method to measure display quality
A method for measuring a quality parameter, such as luminance uniformity, of a video display, according to some embodiments of the present invention, includes...
Inspection apparatus using polarized lights
An inspection apparatus using polarized lights according to one aspect of the present invention includes an irradiator configured to irradiate an inspection...
Method and apparatus for stabilizing the thickness of an optical channel
for extended pressure environments
A high pressure optical flow cell system suitable for use in a real time optical particle monitoring system. The system is modular, with at least two housings...
Test methods and device for measuring transient resistance to movement
A device for transient measurement of motion resistance between test substance and one or two test surfaces, comprising a tension/compression force transducer,...
Special purpose cuvette assembly and method for optical microscopy of
nanoparticles in liquids
A special purpose cuvette assembly with features that create a small, restricted volume to minimize bulk movements of liquid and that minimize backscattering of...
Optical measuring apparatus and specimen discriminating and dispensing
The invention provides an optical measuring apparatus having a plurality of measuring sections each having a light irradiating section for irradiating light to...
Particle sampling and measurement in the ambient air
An apparatus and method for sampling and measuring air born particulate matter includes an inlet for the particulate containing gas to enter. A mechanism then...
Method of managing decontamination and decontamination management
apparatus for use in the method
It is determined that indoor condensation of hydrogen peroxide vapor is to occur, if there is a solution with which both (Equation 1): PTy1=P01x1.gamma.1 and...
Panel with strain gauges for measuring deformation information
A panel includes a plurality of integrated strain gauges for measuring deformation information relating to the panel. The strain gauges are arranged parallel to...
System for testing stress corrosion cracking
The system for testing stress corrosion cracking (SCC) includes an autoclave having at least one heating element selectively actuated to heat the interior...
Fastener stretch measurement fixture
Fixtures and methods are described herein to measure fastener stretch after fastener application. The measurement fixtures may include fastener contacting...
Contact state observation apparatus of golf ball and contact state
observation method of golf ball
A contact state observation apparatus of golf ball can observe the contact phenomenon between a golf ball and a golf club which has been conventionally hidden...
Device and method for bilirubin photoisomerization to reduce laboratory
Provided are a device and method for using bilirubin photoisomerization to reduce bilirubin interference with laboratory blood tests for other chemical analytes.
Apparatus, system, and method for collecting a target material
This disclosure is directed to an apparatus, system and method for retrieving a target material from a sample. A first depletion agent may be added to a vessel...
Capture, purification, and release of biological substances using a
This invention relates to a surface coating for capture circulating rare cells, comprising a nonfouling composition to prevent the binding of non-specific cells...
Apparatus and method for liquid sample introduction
A method and apparatus for mixing droplets of liquid sample and droplets of a diluent and/or a standard produced by droplet-on-demand generators for use with an...
Array fluorescence equalization method
The present invention provides a method for fluorescence intensity equalization. The method involves providing an assay device having at least one immobilized...
Medical apparatus and method for collecting biological samples
A medical apparatus and method of preparing one or more cell blocks. The medical apparatus comprises at least one elongate tubular body having a proximal end...
Cryo-preparation systems and methods for near-instantaneous vitrification
of biological samples
A sample vitrification system includes a capsule structure configured for carrying a biological sample within a compartment while the sample is subjected to...
Methods and apparatus for detecting particles entrained in fluids
Apparatus and methods for size-specific detection of particles entrained in fluids are provided. A particle size selector separates particles entrained in a...