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01/22/2015 > 42 patent applications in 30 patent subcategories.

20150021459 - Dual conversion gain image sensor cell: An image sensor cell formed inside and on top of a substrate of a first conductivity type, including: a read region of the second conductivity type; and, adjacent to the read region, a storage region of the first conductivity type topped with a first insulated gate electrode. The first electrode... Agent:

20150021461 - Image sensor and electronic device: There is provided an image sensor including pixels each configured to include a transfer transistor configured as an embedded channel type MOS transistor and to output a pixel signal based on a charge transferred to a floating diffusion from a photodiode by the transfer transistor in an on state, and... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150021463 - Imaging device, driving method and electronic apparatus with electric potential applied outside exposure period: Disclosed herein is an imaging device including: a plurality of pixels disposed to form a matrix having pixel rows, the pixels including a pixel electrode formed on a silicon substrate for one of the pixels by being separated away from another pixel electrodes formed for one of the other pixels,... Agent:

20150021460 - Solid state imaging device and imaging apparatus: A solid state imaging device includes a pixel unit and an output unit. The pixel unit has a first pixel and a second pixel different from the first pixel. The output unit has a first capacitance to which a first pixel signal read from the first pixel is input, a... Agent:

20150021462 - Solid-state imaging unit and electronic apparatus: A solid-state imaging unit includes: a pixel section including a plurality of pixels each including a photoelectric conversion section, a charge-voltage conversion section, and a transfer transistor transferring charge accumulated in the photoelectric conversion section to the charge-voltage conversion section; and a storage section storing information about an optimum value... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150021464 - Photoelectric conversion apparatus and image pickup system: When a level of a signal output from a pixel is higher than a comparison level, the signal output from the pixel is converted into a digital signal during a first period by using a first reference signal. If the level of the signal output from the pixel is lower... Agent:

20150021465 - Electronic device with environmental monitoring: An electronic device that includes a sensor mechanism is described. During operation of the electronic device, the sensor mechanism provides sensor data based on measurements of an environmental condition in an external environment that includes the electronic device. Based on the sensor data, a control mechanism selects an illumination pattern... Agent: Leeo, Inc.

20150021466 - Micro pick up array alignment encoder: Micro pick up arrays and methods for transferring micro devices from a carrier substrate are disclosed. In an embodiment, a micro pick up array alignment encoder detects relative position between a micro pick up array having an encoder scale and a target substrate having a corresponding reference scale. In an... Agent: Luxvue Technology Corporation

20150021467 - Segmented planar calibration for correction of errors in time of flight mass spectrometers: An ion detector system for a mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising an ion detector comprising an array of detector elements. The ion detector system is arranged to correct for tilt and non-linear aberrations in an isochronous plane of ions. The ion detector system generates separate first mass spectral data sets... Agent:

20150021468 - Collision cells and methods of using them: Certain embodiments described herein are directed to collision cells that comprise one or more integrated lenses. In some examples, a lens is coupled to two sections of a sectioned quadrature rod assembly, the lens comprising an aperture and a plurality of separate conductive elements disposed each one side of the... Agent: Perkinelmer Health Sciences, Inc.

20150021471 - Electrostatic mass spectrometer with encoded frequent pulses: A method, apparatus and algorithms are disclosed for operating an open electrostatic trap (E-trap) or a multi-pass TOF mass spectrometer with an extended flight path. A string of start pulses with non equal time intervals is employed for triggering ion packet injection into the analyzer, a long spectrum is acquired... Agent:

20150021469 - Interfacing capillary electrophoresis to a mass spectrometer via an impactor spray ionization source: A mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising a separation device arranged and adapted to emit an eluent over a period of time. The separation device preferably comprises a Capillary Electrophoresis (“CE”) separation device. The mass spectrometer further comprises a nebuliser and a target. Eluent emitted by the separation device is nebulised,... Agent: Micromass Uk Limited

20150021470 - Method for imaging mass analysis using physical vapor deposition of platinum nanoparticles: m

20150021472 - Collision cell for tandem mass spectrometry: A method and apparatus for tandem mass spectrometry is disclosed. Precursor ions are fragmented and the fragments are accumulated in parallel, by converting an incoming stream of ions from an ion source (10) into a time separated sequence of multiple precursor ions which are then assigned to their own particular... Agent:

20150021473 - Methods and systems for plasma deposition and treatment: An apparatus for separating ions having different mass or charge includes a waveguide conduit coupled to a microwave source for transmitting microwaves through openings in the waveguide conduit. The outlet ends of pipes are positioned at the openings for transporting material from a material source to the openings. A plasma... Agent:

20150021474 - Switchable multi perspective detector, optics therefore and method of operating thereof: A secondary charged particle detection device for detection of a signal beam is described. The device includes a detector arrangement having at least two detection elements with active detection areas, wherein the active detection areas are separated by a gap (G), a particle optics configured for separating the signal beam... Agent: Ict Integrated Circuit Testing Gesellschaft Fur Halbleiterpruftechnik Gmbh

20150021475 - Automated slice milling for viewing a feature: A method and apparatus for performing a slice and view technique with a dual beam system. The feature of interest in an image of a sample is located by machine vision, and the area to be milled and imaged in a subsequent slice and view iteration is determined through analysis... Agent: Fei Company

20150021476 - Magnetic lens for focusing a beam of charged particles: Said secondary portion comprises a waist region surrounding said bore and acting as a magnetic constriction, configured such that said magnetic field undergoes saturation in said waist region, thereby causing magnetic flux to exit the waist region and form a focusing field in said focusing region.... Agent: Fei Company

20150021477 - Detection device comprising an improved cold finger: The detection device comprises a cold finger which performs the thermal connection between a detector and a cooling system. The cold finger comprises at least one side wall at least partially formed by an area made from the amorphous metal alloy. Advantageously, the whole of the cold finger is made... Agent:

20150021479 - Bolometer and preparation method thereof: A bolometer and a preparation method thereof. The bolometer includes: an infrared detection element (1) and a readout circuit (2), wherein the infrared detection element (1) is formed on one side of a first substrate (100), and an edge of the infrared detection element (1) is provided with an electrode... Agent:

20150021478 - Non-destructive sugar content measuring apparatus: A non-destructive sugar content measuring apparatus is provided and includes a measuring sensor portion for including a spectral sensor which receives a near infrared ray from the light which is reflected by the flesh FB of the fruit F of which the sugar content is measured, an LED light source... Agent: Daesung Tech Co., Ltd.

20150021480 - Visible-infrared plane grating imaging spectrometer: An imaging spectrometer, covering the visible through infrared wavelengths, which disperses the light by a plane diffraction grating behind a wedged optical element. This design uses an achromatic doublet lens with a reflective coating on its convex back surface to produce the spectra on a flat detector. Spatial keystone distortion... Agent:

20150021481 - Tracking system: A system simultaneously tracks multiple objects. All or a subset of the objects includes a wireless receiver and a transmitter for providing an output. The system includes one or more wireless transmitters that send commands to the wireless receivers of the multiple objects instructing different subsets of the multiple objects... Agent: Sportvision, Inc.

20150021482 - Device and method for recording contaminations in a hydraulic system: The invention relates to a contamination recording apparatus (12) for recording contaminations in a flowing hydraulic fluid (10) to be examined in aircraft (11a), which comprises a conveying device (14) for conveying the flowing hydraulic fluid (10), a light source (34) for exposing the hydraulic fluid (10) flowing in the... Agent:

20150021483 - Vibrating mirror element, distance measuring apparatus, and projector: A vibrating mirror element includes a drive control portion configured to control the driving of a correction drive portion to keep the turning angle velocity of a mirror portion substantially constant by oscillating the mirror portion about an axis at a non-resonance frequency in a direction opposite to a direction... Agent:

20150021484 - Radiographic image detector: v

20150021485 - Solid scintillator, radiation detector, and radiation examination device: A solid scintillator in an embodiment includes a polycrystal body of an oxide having a garnet structure. In the solid scintillator, a linear transmittance at a wavelength of 680 nm is 10% or more. The oxide constituting the solid scintillator has a composition represented by, for Example, General formula: (Gd1−α−β−γTbαLuβCeγ)3(Al1−xGax)aOb,... Agent:

20150021486 - Radiation imaging apparatus, method of manufacturing the same, and radiation inspection apparatus: A radiation imaging apparatus, comprising a sensor panel including a plurality of sensors arranged on a substrate and configured to detect light, and a scintillator placed over the sensor panel, wherein the scintillator having a concentric characteristics distribution having a center outside an outer edge of the scintillator.... Agent:

20150021487 - Two-dimensional image detecting system: When a conventional idea of determining a setting condition from a parameter of resolution (image resolution) is changed to use an X-ray tube with a stable focus size, setting conditions are determined from a focus size φ [μm] of the X-ray tube. The minimum radiography size b [μm] is settable... Agent:

20150021488 - Methods and systems for axially segmenting positron emission tomography data: A method for generating a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) image includes defining a scan window having a predetermined length along an examination axis of a PET imaging system, the scan window corresponding to a region of interest to be continuously scanned by the PET imaging system, defining at least two... Agent:

20150021489 - Radiation detector system and method: A radiation detector system/method that simultaneously detects alpha/beta, beta/gamma, or alpha/beta/gamma radiation within an integrated detector is disclosed. The system incorporates a photomultiplier tube with radiation scintillation materials to detect alpha/beta/gamma radiation. The photomultiplier tube output is then shape amplified and fed through discriminators to detect the individual radiation types.... Agent: Canberra Industries, Inc.

20150021491 - Method and apparatus for measuring concentration of advanced-oxidation active species: A method for measuring the concentration of advanced-oxidation active species includes a step of measuring the absorption characteristics of a wavelength region including the wavelength of 195 to 205 nm of a sample and a step of determining the concentration of the advanced-oxidation active species from the aforementioned measured absorption... Agent:

20150021490 - Method to determine trace amounts of crude oil by spectroscopic absorption: The present invention relates to a method for determining trace amounts of crude oil in water, including the steps of collecting a sample of an oil-containing fluid, adding a toluene extraction volume to the sample, perturbing the sample, dissolving substantially all of the amount of oil in the toluene extraction... Agent:

20150021492 - Ion guide or filters with selected gas conductance: Certain embodiments described herein are directed to rod assemblies such as, for example, quadrupole, hexapole and octupole rod assemblies. In some instances, the rod assemblies include at least one pole comprising an integral fluid path configured to fluidically couple an ion volume formed by the assembly to an outer volume... Agent: Perkinelmer Health Sciences, Inc.

20150021493 - Pattern definition device having multiple blanking arrays: A pattern definition (PD) device for use in a charged-particle multi-beam processing or inspection apparatus includes at least two deflection array devices positioned in a stacked arrangement. A particle beam (Ib) traversing the PD device is formed into a plurality of beamlets, which can be deflected or blanked by the... Agent: Ims Nanofabrication Ag

20150021494 - Infusion set and adapter for spectroscopic analysis of pharmaceuticals: An infusion set and an intravenous bag adapter constructed of ultraviolet transmissive thermoplastic is used in spectroscopic validation of pharmaceuticals. The described hardware allows for qualitative and quantitative assurance of medications and is used to prevent medication errors. The thermoplastic is transmissive in the range of 240 to 315 nanometers.... Agent:

20150021495 - Charged particle beam drawing apparatus and drawing chamber: A charged particle beam drawing apparatus includes: a stage configured to support a specimen as a drawing target; and an airtight drawing chamber formed into a box shape provided with a side wall and a bottom plate, and configured to house the stage. The bottom plate includes: multiple support portions... Agent: Nuflare Technology, Inc

20150021496 - Method to assist gel analysis and processing and apparatus for the same: A method to assist gel analysis and processing and apparatus for the same is disclosed. The method employs a tracing/marking/measuring/analyzing and referencing template of transparent sheet material comprising of a pattern made of vertical and horizontal lines that form quadrilateral shapes upon intersection. The vertical and horizontal lines are clearly... Agent:

20150021497 - Jewelry box: An apparatus for stimulating the fluorescence of a gemstone jewelry piece is disclosed. The apparatus uses a container or box to hold all the necessary components including an ultra-violet energy source which provides the ultra-violet energy used in stimulating the gemstone jewelry piece. The energy source may be powered by... Agent:

20150021498 - Chemical mechanical polishing retaining ring methods and apparatus: A chemical mechanical polishing (CMP) system includes a substrate held in a substrate holder having a substrate retaining ring, the substrate having a peripheral edge supported by the substrate retaining ring, the retaining ring including a polymer ring having a polymer contact portion in contact with at least a portion... Agent:

20150021499 - Converting infrared light into broadband visible light at high efficiency using lanthanide-sensitized oxides: The present invention includes upconversion materials such as lanthanide-sensitized oxides that are useful for converting low-energy photons into high-energy photons. Because silicon-based solar cells have an intrinsic optical band-gap of 1.1 eV, low-energy photons having a wavelength longer than 1100 nm, e g., infrared photons, cannot be absorbed by the... Agent: The Chinese University Of Hong Kong

20150021500 - Laser-driven light source: An apparatus for producing light includes a chamber and an ignition source that ionizes a gas within the chamber. The apparatus also includes at least one laser that provides energy to the ionized gas within the chamber to produce a high brightness light. The laser can provide a substantially continuous... Agent:

01/15/2015 > 42 patent applications in 29 patent subcategories.

20150014516 - Da converter, ad converter, and semiconductor device: A DA converter includes a first DA conversion section for obtaining an analog output signal in accordance with a digital input signal value, and a second DA conversion section for obtaining an analog gain control output signal in accordance with a digital gain control input signal value. In the DA... Agent: Sony Corporation

20150014517 - Integral a/d converter and cmos image sensor: The integral type Analog/Digital (AD) converter includes: a comparator configured to compare a reference voltage of a ramp waveform with an input voltage and output a comparison signal; a DLL circuit configured to generate a plurality of clock signals; a delay adjustment circuit configured to delay the comparison signal; a... Agent: National University Corporation Hokkaido University

20150014515 - Mobile device and optical imaging lens thereof: Present embodiments provide for a mobile device and an optical imaging lens thereof. The optical imaging lens comprises five lens elements positioned sequentially from an object side to an image side. Through controlling the convex or concave shape of the surfaces, the refracting power of the lens elements and two... Agent: Genius Electronic Optical Co., Ltd.

20150014514 - Sensor: A sensor is disclosed that can include a light component in support of a first light source operable to direct a first beam of light, and a second light source operable to direct a second beam of light. The sensor can also include an imaging device positioned proximate the light... Agent: Rememdia Lc

20150014518 - High-speed transimpedance amplifier: A transimpedance amplifier includes a first inverter having a first input node and a first output node. The first input node is configured to receive an input signal. A second inverter has a second input node and a second output node. The second input node connects to a reference voltage... Agent:

20150014519 - Determining relative timing offset in different electronic pathways using internal signal: A process and system including a detector having a photosensor therein that outputs a signal and a plurality of after-pulse detector devices independently connected to the photosensor via respective pathways. The after-pulse detector devices each detecting an after-pulse in the signal, where the after-pulse represents an after-event in the photosensor... Agent: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

20150014520 - Optoelectronic position measuring device: Embodiments described herein include an optoelectronic position measuring device that may include a code carrier, which carries an optically detectable position code, a radiation source for emitting optical radiation onto the code carrier, and a detection element having a multiplicity of light-sensitive reception regions for receiving at least part of... Agent:

20150014521 - Reducing disturbance during fiber optic sensing: Reducing disturbance during fiber optic sensing. An in-well fiber optic sensing system includes a device insulated to be disturbance-resistant. The device is in a fiber optic communication path between a source and a target configured to be received in a well. The device is configured to receive a parameter sensing... Agent:

20150014522 - First and second order focusing using field free regions in time-of-flight: In some embodiments, a time of flight mass spectrometer can comprise an input orifice for receiving ions, a first ion accelerator stage for accelerating the ions along a first path, at least one ion reflector for receiving said accelerated ions and redirecting said ions along a second path different than... Agent:

20150014523 - Method for determining the maximum mass peak in mass spectrometry: A fast method for determining molecular mass using mass spectrometry has the following steps: specifying a first adjusting value (M1) of the mass spectrometer, recording the associated signal amplitude (A1), specifying a second adjusting value (M2) which is different to the first, measuring the associated second signal amplitude (A2), specifying... Agent: Inficon Gmbh

20150014525 - Systems and methods for transfer of ions for analysis: The invention generally relates to systems and methods for transferring ions for analysis. In certain embodiments, the invention provides a system for analyzing a sample including an ionizing source for converting molecules of a sample into gas phase ions in a region at about atmospheric pressure, an ion analysis device,... Agent:

20150014524 - Time of flight tubes and methods of using them: Certain embodiments described herein are directed to time of flight tubes comprising a cylindrical tube comprising an inner surface and an outer surface, the cylindrical tube comprising an effective thickness and sized and arranged to couple to and support a reflectron assembly inside the cylindrical tube. In some configurations, the... Agent: Perkinelmer Health Sciences, Inc.

20150014526 - Method of electron beam transport in an x-ray scanner: The present invention provides a multi-view X-ray inspection system. In one embodiment, a beam steering mechanism directs the electron beam from an X-ray source to multiple production targets which generate X-rays for scanning which are subsequently detected by a plurality of detectors to produce multiple image slices (views). The system... Agent: Rapiscan Systems, Inc.

20150014528 - Method of operating a particle beam microscope and a particle beam microscope: A method of operating a particle beam microscope includes: directing a particle beam onto a sample and detecting particles emanating from the sample during a first period for generating an image of the sample; generating electrons having a first distribution of kinetic energies and directing these electrons onto the sample... Agent:

20150014527 - Scanning charged particle microscope, image acquisition method, and electron detection method: A scanning charged particle microscope is offered which can selectively detect and image electrons. The scanning charged particle microscope (100) has: a source (1) of a charged particle beam (E1); an objective lens (6) for bringing the charged particle beam (E1) emitted from the source (1) into focus at a... Agent: Jeol Ltd.

20150014529 - Charged particle beam device: Provided is a charged particle beam device with high sensitivity, capable of detecting charged particles emitted from a sample at high resolution. An absorption current detector arranged to contact with the sample makes an absorption current generated in the sample by an irradiated charged particle beam flow through the detector,... Agent: Hitachi High- Technologies Corporation

20150014530 - Charged particle beam apparatus: Provided is a charged particle beam apparatus (111) to and from which a diaphragm (101) can be easily attached and detached, and in which a sample (6) can be arranged under vacuum and under high pressure. The charged particle beam apparatus includes: a lens barrel (3) holding a charged particle... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation

20150014531 - Scanning electron microscope: It is an object of the present invention to provide a scanning electron microscope for discriminating an angle of an electron ejected from a sample without providing an opening for restricting the angle at outside of an axis. In order to achieve the object described above, there is proposed a... Agent:

20150014532 - Photoconductive antenna, terahertz wave generating device, camera, imaging device, and measuring device: A photoconductive antenna includes a semiconductor layer, and first and second electrodes. The semiconductor layer includes a first conductive region and a second conductive region constituting portions of a surface of the semiconductor layer disposed on a side to which the pulsed light is irradiated, and a third conductive region... Agent:

20150014533 - Vehicle detection device and vehicle detection method: A vehicle detection device includes: an antenna configured to sense electromagnetic waves; an image generation unit configured to generate a radio wave image; a road surface region detection unit configured to detect a road surface region in the radio wave image; a symmetry axis setting unit configured to set a... Agent:

20150014534 - Switchable readout device: A readout device is adapted for dual-band sensing, and includes an amplifier, two direct injection (DI) readout circuits to be respectively connected to two sensors, and a switching module. Through operation of the switching module, one of the DI readout circuits can be electrically connected to the amplifier, and cooperate... Agent:

20150014536 - Electronic device with distance measure function and related method: A method for measuring a distance between an electronic device and an object is provided. The method includes: starting to emit infrared light to an object when the electronic device is parallel to a length of the object which is perpendicularly placed and is configured to reflect the received infrared... Agent:

20150014535 - Terahertz detection assembly and methods for use in detecting terahertz radiation: A terahertz detection assembly generally has a light generating apparatus configured to generate at least one illuminating light pattern and a substrate member positioned proximate to the light generating apparatus. The substrate member includes a semiconductive portion configured to receive at least a portion of the illuminating light pattern such... Agent:

20150014537 - Systems and methods for detecting multiple infrared bands: A dual-band infrared detector is provided. The dual-band infrared detector includes a first absorption layer, a barrier layer coupled to the first absorption layer, and a second absorption layer coupled to the barrier layer. The first absorption layer is sensitive to only a first infrared wavelength band and the second... Agent:

20150014538 - Detector electronics: An apparatus including a detector comprising a microbolometer, and a power converter operably connected to the detector and a power source. Also a method of operating a detector in a hazardous environment, the method including the steps of providing a detector comprising a microbolometer, a power source, and a power... Agent:

20150014540 - Device for measuring heat radiation of object to be measured, method for measuring heat radiation of object to be measured, and cell for measuring heat radiation: An apparatus 100 for measuring thermal radiation in one mode of the present invention is used for detecting thermal radiation of an object 12 to be measured. The apparatus 100 is provided with: a sample cell 10 which includes the object 12 to be measured which is a liquid or... Agent: Tokyo University Of Agriculture And Technology

20150014539 - Method and algorithm for self-learning/auto-commissioning by multiple sensor elements for outdoor lighting application: The invention relates to a method of controlling a passive infrared (PIR) sensor, said sensor controlling if an electrical device is on or off, wherein said PIR sensor has at least two sensor elements, each having a lens focusing IR onto them, control electronics comprising of at least one processing... Agent:

20150014541 - Method for measuring the concentration of a gas component in a measuring gas: A method for measuring the concentration of a gas component in a measuring gas, wherein a semiconductor laser is periodically actuated by a current ramp to scan a selected absorption line in a wavelength-dependent manner and to determine the concentration of the gas component based on the reduction in the... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20150014542 - Method for detecting buried layers: An arrangement for optically detecting buried layers of flat objects having a plurality of layers, in particular wafers, containing a radiation source for illuminating the surface of the object at an angle; a polarization filter arranged in the beam path; and a detector for detecting radiation reflected by the surface... Agent:

20150014543 - Heterodyne detection system and method: An active heterodyne detection system comprises a continuously tuneable laser source (1) emitting infra-red radiation, means (8) to split the infra-red radiation into a first part and a second part, means (4) to provide a frequency shift between the first part and the second part, means (8, 9) to direct... Agent: Iti Scotland Limited

20150014544 - Integrated coupling of scintillation crystal with photomultiplier in a detector apparatus: A scintillator type radiation detector package is provided including a scintillation crystal directly coupled to the window of a photomultiplier. A scintillator package is also provided having a longer life at wellbore temperature with minimal deterioration of a hygroscopic scintillation crystal(s). Direct optical coupling of the scintillator to the photomultiplier... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation

20150014545 - Method and system for synchronizing positron emission tomography (pet) detector modules: A detector module (50) for a positron emission tomography (PET) system (10) includes an optical transceiver (66) receiving an optical data stream from a PET processing system (48). The data stream includes a pulse train carrying a command to generate sync/reset pulses. The system (10) further includes synchronization circuitry (70)... Agent:

20150014546 - Radiation detection apparatus, manufacturing method thereof, and radiation detection system: A method of manufacturing a radiation detection apparatus is provided. The apparatus comprises a first scintillator layer, a second scintillator layer, and a sensor panel that detects light emitted by the first scintillator layer and the second scintillator layer. The method comprises preparing a sensor unit having the sensor panel... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20150014547 - Scintillation detector: A scintillation detector, especially one for a radiometric measuring device for measuring and/or monitoring a measured variable, especially a fill level of a fill substance located in a container, for covering a predeterminable measuring range as flexibly as possible in shape and length. To this end, the scintillation detector comprises... Agent:

20150014548 - Ionization probe assemblies: The invention relates generally to sample ionization, and provides ionization probe assemblies, systems, computer program products, and methods useful for this purpose.... Agent:

20150014549 - Charged particle beam writing apparatus and charged particle beam writing method: A charged particle beam writing apparatus includes first and second transmission units to perform first and second transmission processing, where, in the first transmission processing, while one of the units performs data transmission processing, the other unit inputs processing data for N processing regions more than pre-set, data-converted, n processing... Agent: Nuflare Technology, Inc.

20150014550 - Latching method ensuring device can be sealed reliably and ultra-violet liquid processing device: A ultra-violet liquid processing device comprises a liquid processor, a lamp holder, a latching mechanism provided within the lamp holder, and a lamp holder fixed cover provided with a lock hole therein. The latching mechanism comprises a locking dog able to extend from or retract into the lamp holder and... Agent: Shenzhen Xingrisheng Industrial Co., Ltd.

20150014552 - Fluorescence detection device: To provide a fluorescence detection device that can effectively remove autofluorescence using a simple configuration. A fluorescence detection device comprises: semiconductor laser for emitting excitation light; an objective lens for converging excitation light onto a sample on a biosensor substrate; an anamorphic lens which introduces astigmatism to fluorescence that is... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20150014551 - Scanner photometer & methods: A scanning photometer and attendant methods are provided. The scanning photometer is generally characterized by first and second fluorophore excitation sources, an objective lens, and a common emission detector for the detection of first and second fluorophore emission originating from the excitation of the fluorophores via passage of excitation energy,... Agent:

20150014553 - Film with codes, reader used for reading the film and electronic device with a display device with the film: A film with codes, a reader configured to read the film, and an electronic device having a display including the film are provided. The reader may include a first light irradiating section, a second light irradiating section, a control section, and a light capturing section.... Agent: Neolab Convergence Inc.

20150014554 - Packaging for high power integrated circuits and infrared emitter arrays: A product and method for packaging high power integrated circuits or infrared emitter arrays for operation through a wide range of temperatures, including cryogenic operation. The present invention addresses key limitations with the prior art, by providing temperature control through direct thermal conduction or active fluid flow and avoiding thermally... Agent:

20150014555 - Optical communication device: An optical communication device includes a light emitting element including a light emitting surface, a first substrate coating the light emitting element, a light receiving element including a light receiving surface, a second substrate coating the light receiving element, a planar optical waveguide, a first reflecting element including a first... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

01/08/2015 > 42 patent applications in 28 patent subcategories.

20150008308 - Analog-to-digital converter with redundancy for image sensor readout: Methods and systems for analog-to-digital conversion applicable to an image sensor, such as a CMOS image sensor, in which an ADC comprises built-in redundancy such that the ADC can start its conversion cycle before the ADC input settles to a desired resolution and the ADC can yet accurately convert the... Agent:

20150008309 - High-resolution scanning microscopy: In a microscope for high resolution scanning microscopy of a sample, said microscope comprising—an illumination device for illuminating the sample,—an imaging device for scanning at least one point spot or line spot across the sample and for imaging the point spot or line spot into a diffraction-limited, stationary single image... Agent:

20150008307 - Imaging array with improved dynamic range utilizing parasitic photodiodes: A pixel sensor having a main photodetector and a parasitic photodiode and a method for reading out that pixel sensor are disclosed. The pixel sensor is read by reading a first potential on a floating diffusion node in the pixel sensor while the floating diffusion node is isolated from the... Agent:

20150008306 - System architecture for a constant footprint, constant gsd, constant spatial resolution linescanner: A line scanner scans in a cross track direction and moves forward on a platform in an along track direction. The line scanner includes a plurality of detectors forming a left array and a plurality of detectors forming a right array. The left array and the right array are tilted... Agent: Exelis, Inc.

20150008310 - Pulsed mass calibration in time-of-flight mass spectrometry: A method is provided for calibrating mass-to-charge ratio measurements obtained from a time-of-flight mass spectrometer used as a detector for a chromatographic system. The method can include introducing a calibrant material into the time-of-flight mass spectrometer after a sample is introduced to the chromatographic system, but before the analysis of... Agent:

20150008311 - Reduction of cross-talk between rf components in a mass spectrometer: The invention generally relates to an assembly of a first RF component and a second RF component in a mass spectrometer, the first RF component comprising a first set of electrodes and the second RF component comprising a second set of electrodes, wherein the RF components are located and aligned... Agent:

20150008315 - Apparatus and method for sampling of confined spaces: In various embodiments of the invention, a cargo container can be monitored at appropriate time intervals to determine that no controlled substances have been shipped with the cargo in the container. The monitoring utilizes reactive species produced from an atmospheric analyzer to ionize analyte molecules present in the container which... Agent: Ionsense, Inc

20150008314 - Diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers for cancer: A method for detecting cancer from a biological sample previously withdrawn from the subject, in a subject includes determining in vitro the level of at least one biomarker in the biological sample. The at least one biomarker includes a phospholipid or a free fatty acid. A level of the at... Agent: The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

20150008312 - Generation of reagent ions for ion-ion reactions: An apparatus, system and method of providing that allow for the generation of reagent ions within an inner region of a mass spectrometer for use in ion-ion reactions such as PTRs and ETD using a reagent ion generator. The location where these reagent ions are generated can be as close... Agent:

20150008313 - Ionization with femtosecond lasers at elevated pressure: The present disclosure generally provides ionization methods and devices for use in mass spectrometry. In some embodiments, the ionization methods and devices employ short laser pulses (e.g., pulses having pulsewidths in a range of about 2 fs to about 1 ps) at a high intensity (e.g., an intensity in a... Agent:

20150008318 - Apparatus and methods for ion mobility spectrometry: A method of ion mobility spectrometry comprising: (i) introducing a packet of ions into a drift space; (ii) passing the ions through the drift space wherein the ions separate according to their ion mobility; and (iii) reflecting or deflecting the ions that have passed through the drift space back into... Agent: Thermo Fisher Scientific (bremen) Gmbh

20150008316 - Dynamic multipole kingdon ion trap: An ion trap is disclosed comprising a plurality of elongate electrodes aligned with one another and with a central longitudinal axis along respective longitudinal axes and that are spaced apart from one another and disposed about a central longitudinal axis to form a quadrupole. The ion trap further comprises an... Agent: Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd.

20150008319 - Mass spectrometry: A method of searching for potentially unknown metabolites of pharmaceutical compounds is disclosed. The accurate mass of a pharmaceutical compound will generally be known and can be rendered in the form of an integer nominal mass or mass to charge ratio component and a decimal mass or mass to charge... Agent:

20150008317 - System and method for quantitation in mass spectrometry: A method of operating a tandem mass spectrometer system is disclosed including accumulating ions in an ion trap, transmitting a plurality of ions out of the ion trap into a timed-ion selector, applying a pulsed DC voltage to the timed-ion selector, the pulsed DC voltage being modulated to match an... Agent:

20150008320 - Method and apparatus for improved sensitiivity in a mass spectrometer: An ion source and an ion guide chamber are provided. The ion guide chamber having a gas flow, the gas flow having a longitudinal velocity and a transverse velocity. The ion guide chamber having an exit aperture and at least one ion guide. The at least one ion guide having... Agent:

20150008322 - Scanning electron microscope: An object of the invention is to provide a scanning electron microscope which forms an electric field to lift up, highly efficiently, electrons discharged from a hole bottom or the like even if a sample surface is an electrically conductive material. To achieve the above object, according to the invention,... Agent:

20150008321 - Transmission electron diffraction measurement apparatus and method for measuring transmission electron diffraction pattern: Provided is a transmission electron diffraction measurement apparatus including an electron gun; a first optical system under the electron gun; a sample chamber under the first optical system; a second optical system under the sample chamber; an observation chamber under the second optical system; a region that emits light by... Agent:

20150008323 - Device and method for emitting electrons and device comprising such a system for emitting electrons: o

20150008324 - Measurement apparatus and method, tomography apparatus and method: An apparatus configured to obtain a physical property of an object by time-domain spectroscopy includes: a detection unit; a delay unit configured to adjust a time difference between generation and detection; a shaping unit configured to collect the electromagnetic wave pulses; a waveform obtaining unit configured to construct a time... Agent:

20150008325 - Detector: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a detector (100) suitable for attaching to a light fitting. The detector comprises a passive infra red sensor (102) and a clip (128) suitable for suspending the detector from a light fitting.... Agent: C.p. Electronics Limited

20150008326 - Electromagnetic wave pulse measuring device and method, and application device using the same: An electromagnetic wave pulse measuring device, includes an elastic vibration wave generating section which irradiates a predetermined area of a sample with an elastic vibration wave, an electromagnetic wave pulse generating section which irradiates the predetermined area, which is irradiated with the elastic vibration wave, with an electromagnetic wave pulse,... Agent:

20150008327 - Mid-ir multiwavelength concatenated distributed-feedback laser with an active core made of cascaded stages: Concatenated distributed feedback lasers having multiple laser sections laid out in series are disclosed. The concatenated distributed feedback lasers utilize quantum cascade core designs to produce optical gain in the mid- infrared region and may generate several wavelengths simultaneously or sequentially. Methods of making along with methods of using such... Agent:

20150008328 - Radiation measurement apparatus: A radiation measurement apparatus for measuring radiation includes a first and second Geiger-Muller counter tubes and a radiation-direction calculating unit. The first Geiger-Muller counter tube seals an electrode within a circular pipe-shaped enclosing tube that extends in a straight line. The first Geiger-Muller counter tube is arranged along a first... Agent:

20150008329 - Optical sensing module and electronic apparatus: An optical sensing module including a lens and a sensing device is provided. The lens has an optical axis. The sensing device is disposed under the lens, wherein the sensing device is to receive an object beam passing the lens. The optical axis of the lens deviates from a geometric... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20150008330 - Liquid resistant digital detector: A radiographic imaging detector has photoimaging pixels disposed in an array, control electronics for controlling operation of the array to capture radiographic images, and a voltage source for powering the array of photoimaging pixels and the control electronics. A housing with multiple parts encloses at least the array and the... Agent:

20150008331 - Charged particle inspection method and charged particle system: The present invention relates to a charged particle system comprising: a charged particle source; a first multi aperture plate; a second multi aperture plate disposed downstream of the first multi aperture plate, the second multi aperture plate; a controller configured to selectively apply at least first and second voltage differences... Agent:

20150008332 - Charged particle beam system and method of operating a charged particle beam system: The present disclosure relates to a gas field ion source having a gun housing, an electrically conductive gun can base attached to the gun housing, an inner tube mounted to the gun can base, the inner tube being made of an electrically isolating ceramic, an electrically conductive tip attached to... Agent:

20150008333 - Charged particle beam system and method of operating a charged particle beam system: The disclosure relates to a method of operating a gas field ion beam system in which the gas field ion beam system comprises an external housing, an internal housing, arranged within the external housing, an electrically conductive tip arranged within the internal housing, a gas supply for supplying one or... Agent:

20150008334 - Charged particle beam system and method of operating a charged particle beam system: The present disclosure relates to a gas field ion source comprising a housing, an electrically conductive tip arranged within the housing, a gas supply for supplying one or more gases to the housing, wherein the one or more gases comprise neon or a noble gas with atoms having a mass... Agent:

20150008335 - System and method for producing an exclusionary buffer gas flow in an euv light source: A system for producing an exclusionary buffer gas flow in an EUV light source, comprising a vacuum chamber, a light path, a plasma generation region, at least one shield, at least one through-bore arranged in the at least one shield, at least one buffer gas injector arranged within the at... Agent:

20150008336 - Shoe deodarizer and sanitizer: The present invention is directed, in part, to an apparatus that effectively kills odor-causing bacteria within the interior of a shoe. The device doing so by employing use of a UV light source, housed within a rigid or semi-rigid framework, designed to fit snugly within the interior of a typical... Agent:

20150008339 - Angular multiplexed optical projection tomography: An optical projection tomography system comprises a support arranged to support an object (63) and to rotate the object between a plurality of orientations, a first imaging system (64) arranged to image the object from a first direction to form a first image, and a second imaging system arranged to... Agent:

20150008337 - Fluorescence detection device and fluorescence detection method: Provided is a fluorescence detection device that is capable of accurately detecting the intensity of fluorescence from a sample, even when using a microarray in which a sample having a certain degree of thickness in a direction of irradiating the sample with excitation light is disposed. The fluorescence detection device... Agent: Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.

20150008338 - Fluorescence information reading device and fluorescence information reading method: Sensitivity is increased by enhancing the fluorescence collection efficiency while suppressing the increase in size of an objective lens. An objective lens 17 is structured to have a convex lens part 26 in a center portion and to have a truncated conical cylindrical body 27 around the convex lens part... Agent:

20150008340 - Fluorescence observation method and fluorescence observation apparatus: A fluorescence observation method of the present invention for detecting plural types of fluorescence emitted from two or more kinds of fluorescent molecules includes: subjecting each of the two or more kinds of fluorescent molecules to multi-photon excitation by exciting light having an exciting wavelength equal to or shorter than... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20150008343 - Electron beam data storage system and method for high volume manufacturing: The present disclosure provides for many different embodiments of a charged particle beam data storage system and method. In an example, a method includes dividing a design layout into a plurality of units; creating a lookup table that maps each of the plurality of units to its position within the... Agent:

20150008341 - Charged particle beam system and method of operating a charged particle beam system: The present disclosure relates to a charged particle beam system, comprising a noble gas field ion beam source, a charged particle beam column, and a housing defining a first vacuum region and a second vacuum region. A noble gas field ion beam source is arranged within the first vacuum region.... Agent:

20150008342 - Charged particle beam system and method of operating a charged particle beam system: The present disclosure relates to a charged particle beam system comprising a charged particle beam source, a charged particle column, a sample chamber, a plurality of electrically powered devices arranged within or at either one of the charged particle column, the charged particle beam source and the sample chamber, and... Agent:

20150008344 - Broadband or mid-infrared fiber light sources: An optical system for use in material processing includes a plurality of semiconductor diodes coupled to a beam combiner to generate a multiplexed optical beam. A cladding pumped fiber amplifier or laser receives the multiplexed optical beam and forms an intermediate beam having at least a first wavelength. An optical... Agent: Omni Medsci, Inc.

20150008345 - Extreme ultraviolet light generation apparatus: An apparatus for generating extreme ultraviolet light used with a laser apparatus and connected to an external device so as to supply the extreme ultraviolet light thereto includes a chamber provided with at least one inlet through which a laser beam is introduced into the chamber; a target supply unit... Agent:

20150008346 - Measurement of object to be measured: A measuring device includes a first optical sensor row and a second optical sensor row between which a planar object to be measured is placed. The direction of the first sensor row and the direction of the second sensor row differ from one another. Each sensor of the first sensor... Agent:

20150008347 - Scanning optical system, optical scanning device and radiographic image reading apparatus: m

01/01/2015 > 53 patent applications in 35 patent subcategories.

20150001373 - Autofocus mechanism: An autofocus mechanism includes a light source emitting light through an objective lens at a work piece; a first detector detecting a portion of light reflected by the work piece and generating a first signal; a second detector detecting a portion of the reflected light and generating a second signal;... Agent:

20150001374 - Autofocus mechanism: First and second amplifiers amplify a voltage value of a first signal and generate first and second amplified signals. Third and fourth amplifiers amplify the voltage value of a second signal and generate third and fourth amplified signals. A corrector corrects one of the first amplified signal and the second... Agent:

20150001376 - Image pickup device, method of manufacturing image pickup device, and electronic apparatus: An image pickup device includes: a photodiode provided in a silicon substrate, and configured to generate electric charge corresponding to an amount of received light, by performing photoelectric conversion; and a transfer transistor provided at an epitaxial layer on the silicon substrate, and configured to transfer the electric charge generated... Agent:

20150001377 - Photoelectric conversion device manufacturing method, photoelectric conversion device, and imaging system: A method comprises preparing a semiconductor substrate having a first portion, and a second portion including a first region and a second region; forming an active region in the first portion, and an isolating portion of an insulator defining the active region in the second portion; forming a first semiconductor... Agent:

20150001375 - System and method for processing electromagnetic radiation: The present invention relates to a system and a method for processing electromagnetic radiation. In particular, the present invention relates to conversion of light, such as light (28) comprising image information (34), from one wavelength interval to another wavelength interval. More in particular, the present invention relates to wavelength conversion... Agent: Danmarks Tekniske Universitet

20150001380 - Light receiving circuit: A light receiving circuit includes first, second, and third resistors, a photodiode that is connected in series with the first resistor between first and second potential lines, and a first MOS transistor of a first conductivity type having a source connected to a second node, a drain connected to an... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20150001378 - Automatic welding filter with tunable spectral transmission: The present invention relates to an automatic welding filter that changes from a light transmission state to a dark transmission state in response to incident welding light and includes a colour-tunable filter whose spectral transmittance can be varied to optimise the visual appearance of a welding task. The colour-tunable filter... Agent:

20150001379 - Imaging device comprising a circuit for analog-digital conversion by means of the injection of a quantity of charges that varies as a function of the number of previous injections: In the field of imaging devices comprising a detector generating electric charges in response to incident photon radiation, and an analog-to-digital conversion circuit forming means for reading the quantity of electric charges generated, an analog-to-digital conversion circuit comprises: a comparator which can switch depending on the comparison between a potential... Agent:

20150001381 - Auto-alignment system for high precision masted head mirror: According to an embodiment of the disclosure, an optical sensor system comprises a mast, a mast mirror, a navigation unit, one or more faceted mirrors, and at least two beam-steering mirrors. The mast is elevated from a vehicle. The mast mirror reflects signals either to or from object space along... Agent:

20150001382 - Customizable slowing process using only magnetic fields to remove energy from an atomic or molecular beam: Two versions of a new chip-scale apparatus and method for controlling pre-cooled neutral atoms, molecules and other neutral particles are disclosed. The first version sends a beam of neutral atoms between a pair of permanent magnets on either side of a chip-scale apparatus. A plurality of plane parallel wires, or... Agent:

20150001383 - Nuclear radiation detector calibration downhole: Methods of evaluating a parameter of interest of a formation intersected by a borehole, including exposing a radiation sensor in the borehole to a calibration radiation source while a measurement operation using the radiation sensor is suspended. Methods may include exposing the radiation sensor to the calibration radiation source when... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated

20150001384 - System and method of quantifying an organic material in a sample: A system and methodology enables improved quantification of an organic material, e.g. oil, in a sample. The technique comprises adding a substance to a two-phase sample containing the organic material and water. The substance is mixed through the sample until the constituents of the sample are solubilized to create an... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation

20150001385 - Memory effect tracer fluids for the study of an oil reservoir: The fluid tracers according to the invention have the advantage of producing a memory effect fluorescent signal, that is to say a signal modified as a function of the physico-chemical conditions encountered in the medium through which the nanoparticles pass after injection into the geological underground area. The analysis of... Agent: Total Sa

20150001388 - Droplet manipulation using gas-phase standing-wave ultrasound fields in ms sources: An ion source for a mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising an ionisation device which emits a stream of droplets and one or more ultrasonic transmitters which create one or more acoustic standing waves. The acoustic standing waves may be used to further nebulise the stream of droplets and induce internal... Agent:

20150001387 - Dual polarity spark ion source: Devices and techniques for ion analysis, including ion mobility separation and mass spectrometry, are provided using a dual polarity spark ion source and having the flexibility required to optimize the detection performance for a broad range of illicit substances with different physical and chemical properties. In various embodiments, the volatility... Agent:

20150001389 - Electrostatic spray ionization method: In an electrostatic spray ionization method for spraying a liquid layer from an insulating plate 2, the plate is arranged between two electrodes 1, 4. A constant high voltage power supply 3 is provided and an electric circuit is used to charge and discharge locally a surface of the liquid... Agent:

20150001390 - Fast switching, dual polarity, dual output high voltage power supply: Systems, devices, circuits, and methods are provided for an improved mass spectrometry detection system that comprises an ion source and a detector that operate at opposite polarities. In some embodiments, the system can comprise a positive and negative multiplier, each of which can be configured to provide voltage to each... Agent: Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd.

20150001386 - Maldi mass spectrometry of peptides: The present invention provides a mass spectrometry method capable of detecting a smaller amount of peptide. A method for analyzing a peptide by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry, comprising the steps of: dropping, onto a target plate, a peptide solution using, as a solvent, an aqueous solution containing 15 to... Agent:

20150001392 - Mass analysis device: An object of the present invention is to prevent lowering of introduction efficiency of ions and to reduce labor for a cleaning operation. In order to solve the above problems, the present invention provides a mass spectrometer where ion introduction hole of an electrode is divided into a first region,... Agent:

20150001391 - Textured silicon liners in substrate processing systems: Substrate processing systems, such as ion implantation systems, deposition systems and etch systems, having textured silicon liners are disclosed. The silicon liners are textured using a chemical treatment that produces small features, referred to as micropyramids, which may be less than 20 micrometers in height. Despite the fact that these... Agent:

20150001393 - Charged particle beam device and inclined observation image display method: A control device (50) for a charged particle beam device (100) tilts the irradiation axis of a primary electron beam (4) to the left, straight, or to the right via tilting coils (11, 12) each time the primary electron beam (4) scans the surface of a sample (15) over a... Agent:

20150001394 - Radiation imaging apparatus and radiation inspection apparatus: A radiation imaging apparatus, comprising a sensor array in which a plurality of sensors are arranged, each includes a first holding unit for holding a first signal obtained with a first sensitivity and a second holding unit for holding a second signal obtained with a second sensitivity, a row selecting... Agent:

20150001395 - Method and apparatus for sensing infrared radiation: Embodiments of the invention pertain to a method and apparatus for sensing infrared (IR) radiation. In a specific embodiment, a night vision device can be fabricated by depositing a few layers of organic thin films. Embodiments of the subject device can operate at voltages in the range of 10-15 Volts... Agent: University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

20150001396 - Continuous scanning module, scanning system comprising said module and related scanning method: A continuous scanning module is described, comprising: a polygonal scanning drum (9) rotating at substantially constant speed (f9) and provided with a plurality of first reflecting side faces (9.1-9.7) and at least one polygonal forward motion compensation-forward motion compensation drum (15) rotating synchronously with the scanning drum (9). The forward... Agent:

20150001397 - Scintillation detector: An improved scintillation detector capable of withstanding harsh operating environments includes a halide scintillator in a sealed casing having an atmosphere with an oxygen content not greater than about 100 ppb and an oxygen scavenger in the atmosphere within the sealed casing.... Agent:

20150001400 - Method and apparatus for compensating for magnetic field during medical imaging: A method and apparatus for compensating for the presence of a magnetic field during medical imaging are disclosed. Gamma photons are acquired at a detector. An orientation of the detector (e.g., relative to the surface of the earth) corresponding to the acquisition is determined. Based on the determined detector orientation,... Agent:

20150001399 - Mulitplexing device for a medical imaging system: A multiplexing circuit for a positron emission tomography (PET) detector includes a delay circuit and a multiplexer communicating with the delay circuit. The delay circuit configured to receive a plurality of timing pickoff (TPO) signals from a plurality of positron emission tomography (PET) detector units, add a delay time to... Agent: General Electric Company

20150001402 - Pet scanner with emission and transmission structures in a checkerboard configuration: Apparatuses, computer-readable mediums, and methods are provided. In one embodiment, a positron emission tomography (“PET”) detector array is provided which includes a plurality of crystal elements arranged in a two-dimensional checkerboard configuration. In addition, there are empty spaces in the checkerboard configuration. In various embodiments, the empty spaces are filled... Agent:

20150001398 - Scintillating material and related spectral filter: A host lattice modified GOS scintillating material and a method for using a host lattice modified GOS scintillating material is provided. The host lattice modified GOS scintillating material has a shorter afterglow than conventional GOS scintillating material. In addition, a radiation detector and an imaging device incorporating a host lattice... Agent:

20150001401 - Sperical neutron detector: A neutron spectrometer is described. The neutron detector comprises a conversion layer provided on an outer surface of a spherical core of neutron-moderating material. The conversion layer comprises a neutron absorbing material and a phosphor material. The spherical core is arranged to receive photons emitted from the phosphor material of... Agent: Symetrica Limited

20150001403 - Methods and systems for signal communication in gamma ray detectors: Methods and systems for signal communication in gamma ray detectors are provided. One gamma ray detector includes a scintillator block having a plurality of scintillator crystals and a plurality of light sensors coupled to the scintillator crystals and having a plurality of microcells. Each of the plurality of light sensors... Agent:

20150001404 - Time-based digitizer for pet photodetector: An integrated circuit in a PET imaging system with a plurality of photo detectors is provided. A plurality of differential transimpedance amplifiers with differential inputs and differential outputs is provided, wherein differential inputs for each differential transimpedance amplifier of the plurality of differential transimpedance amplifiers are electrically connected to a... Agent:

20150001405 - Particle detector and air conditioner: There is provided a particle detector that detects biogenic particles with high sensitivity. The particle detector includes a collecting member having a principal surface and configured to electrostatically collect particles on the principal surface, an irradiation unit configured to irradiate the particles collected on the principal surface with excitation light,... Agent:

20150001407 - Flexible gamma camera system: Described herein is a gamma camera imaging system in which a plurality of gamma cameras or multiheads are attacked at a front face thereof to the outer surface of a flexible substrate. The flexible substrate is capable of forming an inner concave surface which in use is arranged to fit... Agent: Cubresa Inc.

20150001406 - Instrument for assaying radiation: An instrument for assaying radiation includes a flat panel detector having a first side opposed to a second side. A collimated aperture covers at least a portion of the first side of the flat panel detector. At least one of a display screen or a radiation shield may cover at... Agent:

20150001408 - Illumination optical unit for a metrology system and metrology system comprising such an illumination optical unit: An illumination optical unit serves for illuminating objects to be examined by a metrology system. The illumination optical unit has an optical pupil shaping assembly for generating a defined distribution of illumination angles of illumination light over an object field in which an object to be examined can be arranged.... Agent:

20150001409 - Optical assembly: An optical assembly includes at least one optical semiconductor component which is configured for electroluminescence. The optical semiconductor component is further configured to generate electromagnetic radiation distributed around a radiation maximum. At least one short-pass edge filter is positioned in a beam path of the electromagnetic radiation. A limiting wavelength... Agent:

20150001410 - Solar blind ultra violet (uv) detector and fabrication methods of the same: Described herein is device configured to be a solar-blind UV detector comprising a substrate; a plurality of pixels; a plurality of nanowires in each of the plurality of pixel, wherein the plurality of nanowires extend essentially perpendicularly from the substrate.... Agent:

20150001411 - Microcavity plasma panel radiation detector: A position-sensitive ionizing-radiation counting detector includes a first substrate and a second substrate, and a defined gas gap between the first substrate and the second substrate. The first and second substrates comprise dielectrics and a discharge gas is contained between the first and second substrate. A microcavity structure comprising microcavities... Agent: University Of Michigan

20150001412 - Gas-tight packaging of detectors: An atomic particle detection assembly includes one or more detectors that detect atomic particles. The detectors are positioned within a first chamber having a first operating pressure. The atomic particle detection assembly includes a junction apparatus supporting the detectors. The junction apparatus defines a second chamber having a second operating... Agent:

20150001413 - Device for detecting neutrons: A spherical device for detecting neutrons includes a sphere-shaped cathode and a ball-shaped anode. The cathode forms an enclosure filled with an ionising gas. The ionising gas is pure nitrogen. The ionising gas can also be mixed with a quencher. In this case, the quencher may be ethane.... Agent:

20150001414 - Proximity sensor: A proximity sensor detects an object to be detected. The proximity sensor includes a board; at least three light emitting portions which are mounted on a surface of the board such that not all the light emitting portions is arranged on a straight line, and which emits light; and a... Agent:

20150001415 - Electrostatic protection structure for pixel unit and image sensor: An electrostatic protection structure is disclosed. One inventive aspect is an electrostatic protection structure. The electrostatic protection structure includes a data line, adapted to transmit a pixel signal, where the data line includes an electrostatic diverting path. The electrostatic protection structure also includes a signal transmission path, where a first... Agent: Shanghai Tianma Micro-electronics Co., Ltd.

20150001416 - Electron beam diagnostic system using computed tomography and an annular sensor: A system for analyzing an electron beam including a circular electron beam diagnostic sensor adapted to receive the electron beam, the circular electron beam diagnostic sensor having a central axis; an annular sensor structure operatively connected to the circular electron beam diagnostic sensor, wherein the sensor structure receives the electron... Agent:

20150001417 - Blanking apparatus, drawing apparatus, and method of manufacturing article: The present invention provides a blanking apparatus comprising a plurality of blankers configured to respectively blank a plurality of beams with respect to a target position on an object, and a driving device configured to drive the plurality of blankers, wherein the driving device includes a change device configured to... Agent:

20150001418 - Ion beam measuring device and method of measuring ion beam: An ion beam measuring device includes: a mask that is used for shaping an original ion beam into a measuring ion beam including a y beam part elongated in a y direction that is perpendicular to a traveling direction of the ion beam and an x beam part elongated in... Agent:

20150001419 - Drawing apparatus, and method of manufacturing article: A drawing apparatus includes: a plurality of charged particle optical systems arranged along a first direction; a storage configured to store drawing data shared by the plurality of charged particle optical systems with respect to each of sub-drawing regions obtained by dividing a drawing region on the substrate of each... Agent:

20150001421 - System and method for defect detection and photoluminescence measurement of a sample: Defect detection and photoluminescence measurement of a sample directing a beam of oblique-illumination wavelength light onto a portion of the sample, directing a beam of normal-illumination wavelength light for causing one or more photoluminescing defects of the sample to emit photoluminescent light onto a portion of the sample, collecting defect... Agent: Kla-tencor Corporation

20150001420 - System and method for optical biopsy tissue characterization: A method for classifying a tissue sample of a biopsy specimen into one of a plurality of classes is presented. The method includes receiving a light from at least one location of the tissue sample including a plurality of chromophores, wherein the received light comprises at least one of an... Agent:

20150001422 - Wide-field imaging using nitrogen vacancies: Nitrogen vacancies in bulk diamonds and nanodiamonds can be used to sense temperature, pressure, electromagnetic fields, and pH. Unfortunately, conventional sensing techniques use gated detection and confocal imaging, limiting the measurement sensitivity and precluding wide-field imaging. Conversely, the present sensing techniques do not require gated detection or confocal imaging and... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20150001423 - Device for spot size measurement at wafer level using a knife edge and a method for manufacturing such a device: The invention relates to a device for spot size measurement at wafer level in a multi charged particle beam lithography system. The device comprises a knife edge structure on top of a scintillating material, such a YAG material. The knife edge structure is arranged in a Si wafer which has... Agent: Mapper LithographyIPB.v.

20150001424 - Switching micro-resonant structures by modulating a beam of charged particles: When using micro-resonant structures, a resonant structure may be turned on or off (e.g., when a display element is turned on or off in response to a changing image or when a communications switch is turned on or off to send data different data bits). Rather than turning the charged... Agent: Advanced Plasmonics, Inc.

20150001425 - Device for emitting electromagnetic radiation: A device for emitting electromagnetic radiation includes at least one optical semiconductor element configured to generate electromagnetic radiation, at least one photodiode, and at least one beam splitter. The beam splitter is arranged relative to the optical semiconductor element and the photodiode in such a way that one portion of... Agent:

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