|Radiant energy patents - Monitor Patents|
USPTO Class 250 | Browse by Industry: Previous - Next | All
06/2009 | Recent | 13: Jun | May | Apr | Mar | Feb | Jan | 12: Dec | Nov | Oct | Sep | Aug | July | June | May | April | Mar | Feb | Jan | 11: Dec | Nov | Oct | Sep | Aug | Jul | Jun | May | Apr | Mar | Feb | Jan | 10: Dec | Nov | Oct | Sep | Aug | Jul | Jun | May | Apr | Mar | Feb | Jan | | 09: Dec | Nov | Oct | Sep | Aug | Jl | Jn | May | Apr | Mar | Fb | Jn | | 2008 | 2007 |
Radiant energy June invention type 06/09Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 06/25/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20090159776 - Image capturing system, image capturing method, and computer readable medium: An image capturing system includes an image capturing section that includes a plurality of light receiving elements configured to receive light in a first wavelength range and light in a second wavelength range, a control section that controls the light in the second wavelength range to be received by each... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090159777 - Focus detecting apparatus: The focus detecting apparatus comprises an objective lens, a point light source which irradiates illumination light for generating a focusing signal to a transparent substrate through the objective lens, a mask means having a first shading part for shading one of areas of the luminous of the illumination light, and... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20090159778 - Solar energy absorption plate with angle adjusting assembly: A solar energy absorption plate with an angle adjusting assembly comprises a solar energy plate; a first light sensing element and a second light sensing element at two symmetrical opposite sides; a control unit connected to each of the first light sensing element and second light sensing element; an angle... Agent: Chia-hao Yeh
20090159779 - Light curing apparatus: A light curing apparatus including a carrier device and a light source with a lamp. The light curing apparatus also includes a light intensity detection device, a data processing unit and a display unit. The light intensity detection device is configured for detecting the intensity of the light source and... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090159780 - Optical navigation apparatus and method for making the apparatus: An optical navigation apparatus and method for making the apparatus uses a light source and a sensor having an imaging array mounted on a leadframe and encapsulated in an optically transparent body structure. The optically transparent body structure is configured to include a prism-like feature to internally reflect light from... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited
20090159784 - Integrated circuit device and imaging apparatus using integrated circuit device: An integrated circuit device of the present invention includes a plurality of signal processing circuits classified into a plurality of groups, each signal processing circuit including an amplifier circuit for amplifying an input electric signal and a bias circuit having an input terminal connected electrically to a bias source and... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090159783 - Photoelectric conversion apparatus and image pickup system using the apparatus: A photoelectric conversion apparatus includes a first block line through which an optical signal is output and a second block line through which a noise signal superimposed on the optical signal is output. The photoelectric conversion apparatus also includes a switch used to control a connection between the fist block... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090159781 - Producing layered structures with layers that transport charge carriers: Layered structures such as photosensing arrays include layers in which charge carriers can be transported. For example, a carrier-transporting substructure that includes a solution processing artifact can transport charge carriers that flow to or from it through charge-flow surface parts that are on electrically conductive regions of a circuitry substructure;... Agent: Leading Edge Law Group, PLC/xerox-parc
20090159782 - Solid-state imaging device and camera: A solid-state imaging device comprises a pixel array; a reference signal generation unit operable to generate a reference signal that changes monotonically for a predetermined period in a horizontal period; a comparator operable to compare the level of a pixel signal with the level of a reference signal; a counter... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090159785 - Optical sensing device: The present invention discloses an optical sensing device with multiple photodiode elements and multi-cavity Fabry-Perot ambient light filter structure to detect and convert light signal with different wavelength spectrum into electrical signal. In embodiment, the optical sensing device capable of sensing color information of ambient light or sunlight and provides... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20090159786 - Display apparatus and illumination apparatus: A display apparatus includes: a display panel including a plurality of pixels laid out on the surface of a pixel area of the display panel; and an illumination section configured to generate illumination light in a normal direction perpendicular to the display panel, wherein the illumination section has a light... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman
20090159787 - Encoder having an overmolded cover, encoder system with an encoder having an overmolded cover, and method for manufacturing an encoder having an overmolded cover: An encoder includes a rotor including: a shaft and a code disk attached to the shaft; a stator including a scanning unit configured to generate an electrical signal corresponding to an angular position of the code disk; a cable configured to transfer the electrical signal; and a cover overmolded onto... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090159788 - Optical navigator sensor and optical navigator apparatus using the same: An optical navigator sensor for sensing an image of an object comprises a substrate, a laser diode, an optical sensor device and a housing. The optical sensor device and the laser diode are fixed on the base plate and covered by the housing. The housing guides the light emitted from... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP
20090159789 - Mass spectrometer: A laser light is linearly delivered onto the sample 4. The ions generated from the irradiated area are collected, mass-separated in the mass separator 27, and detected by the detector 28. A mass analysis is repeated while moving the sample stage 3 by a predetermined step width in the x-axis... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090159791 - Charge control for ionic charge accumulation devices: A method for controlling charge flux into a charge accumulation device includes determining a charge accumulation time during which charges are to be accumulated in the charge accumulation device, measuring a charge flux of a first ion beam produced from an ion source, determining a target number of charges to... Agent: Varian Inc. Legal Department
20090159793 - Identification of biomarkers in biological samples and methods of using same: The present invention is directed to methods of identifying biomarkers in liquid biological samples obtained from cancer patients or patients exhibiting a disease state. Such methods may include the use of electrospray ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry (ESI-TOF MS).... Agent: Dunlap Codding, P.C.
20090159790 - Method and system for desorbing and ionizing chemical compounds from surfaces: The invention relates to a method and system for ionizing analyte-containing sample lying on a surface of a substrate. The method comprises directing to the sample a heated flow of desorption gas in order to desorb analyte from the surface, and simultaneously directing to the sample light capable of ionizing... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090159792 - Oral detection test for cannabinoid use: A method for confirming the active intake of marijuana and its active component Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (“Δ9-THC”) by detecting the amount of 11-nor-Δ9-THC carboxylic acid (“THCA”) in oral fluid at the picogram per milliliter (pg/ml) level using chromatography/mass spectrometry/mass spectrometry (“GC/MS/MS”).... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20090159795 - Device for the analysis of isotope ratios: A method for the analysis of isotope ratios, wherein at least one sample gas and/or at least one reference gas are supplied to at least one analytical device via at least one open split, the addition of a carrier gas also being possible. According to the invention, the concentration of... Agent: Smith, Gambrell & Russell
20090159794 - Method and an ion source for obtaining ions of an analyte: A method of obtaining ions of an analyte is disclosed. The method includes aerosolizing a sample using a thermal liquid jetting device or a piezoelectric liquid jetting device to obtain an aerosol without ionizing the sample. The sample includes the analyte in a solvent. The method further includes drying the... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.
20090159796 - Quadrupole faims apparatus: A combined rf-only/FAIMS apparatus is disclosed for use in mass spectrometry and other applications. The disclosed apparatus includes a plurality of curved electrodes arranged around a central ion transmission channel. FAIMS functionality is removed electronically when not desired by application of radio frequency (rf) waveforms to the curved electrodes.... Agent: Thermo Finnigan LLC
20090159797 - Transmission electron microscope: An apparatus which permits high-angle annular dark-field (HAADF) imaging comprises an electron gun, a specimen chamber in which a specimen is set, a gas cylinder for supplying environmental gas around the surface of the specimen through both a gas flow rate controller and a gas nozzle, a vacuum pump for... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.
20090159798 - Gas imaging system: An imaging system (10) for imaging an emitting gas (12) includes an imager (16) and a laser source (20). The imager (16) captures an image (18) of light in the mid-infrared (MIR) range. The laser source (20) includes a semiconductor laser (334) that directly emits an output beam (26) that... Agent: Roeder & Broder LLP
20090159799 - Color infrared light sensor, camera, and method for capturing images: A light sensor may include an array of light sensitive elements and an array of transmissive filters provided over the array of light sensitive elements and in substantial registration therewith. The array of transmissive filters comprises an infrared transmissive filter that substantially transmits infrared light and substantially blocks visible light... Agent: Fennemore Craig, P.C.
20090159800 - Process and devices for optically sensing a specimen with a large depth of field: A device for optically sensing a specimen with a large depth of field has a lighting module which illuminates a zone of the specimen during a predetermined measurement period with a pattern whose phase is modified in time during the measurement period, generating a specimen light to which a corresponding... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - Ny Patent Department
20090159803 - Apparatus for selected measurement of, in particular luminescent and/or fluorescent radiation: An apparatus for selected measurement of at least one of luminescent and fluorescent radiation from at least one sample well, the apparatus comprising: means defining an excitation light path for fluorescence measurements; at least one light source in the excitation path; means defining an emission light path; and at least... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20090159801 - Fluorescence optical coatings and methods for producing same: Fluorescence coatings and methods for applying such coatings are provided wherein the coatings can be applied, by way of example, to the window of the housing of an optoelectronic device, thus enabling the coatings to eliminate the need for one or both of an excitation optical filter and an emission... Agent: Brian F. Swienton Newport Corporation
20090159804 - Positron emission tomography scanner and radiation detector: A positron emission tomography (PET) scanner is provided which uses information on the time-of-flight difference (TOF) between annihilation radiations for image reconstruction. The scanner has detection time correction information (memory) corresponding to information on coordinates in a radiation detection element (e.g., scintillator crystal), in the depth and lateral directions, at... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090159802 - Focused pinhole gamma detection device: The invention provides a gamma detection device, a collimator for use therein, and use of such a collimator or device in imaging an object. The invention is directed to pinhole imaging with high energy photons, such as 511 keV photons. In order to achieve sufficiently low pinhole knife edge penetration,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090159805 - Apparatus and method for multi-modal imaging: An imaging system for imaging an object, including: a support member adapted to receive the object in an immobilized state; a removable phosphor plate assembly adapted to respond to ionizing radiation by emitting visible light; first imaging means for imaging the immobilized object in a first imaging mode to capture... Agent: Susan L. Parulski Patent Legal Staff
20090159806 - Radiographic image detector: A radiographic image detector includes: a bias electrode transmitting a recording electromagnetic wave carrying image information; a recording photoconductive layer consisting primarily of a-Se, the recording photoconductive layer generating electric charges when exposed to the recording electromagnetic wave transmitted through the bias electrode; and a number of charge detecting elements... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090159807 - Orofacial radiation detection device for detection of radionuclide contamination from inhalation: The present invention provides an orofacial radiation detection device for detection of radionuclide contamination from inhalation. The device includes a face mask including a support frame and an adjustable head strap connected to the support frame. Mounted on the frame are radiation detectors in selected locations so that when being... Agent: Ralph A. Dowell Of Dowell & Dowell P.C.
20090159808 - Euv light source components and methods for producing, using and refurbishing same: A method is disclosed for in-situ monitoring of an EUV mirror to determine a degree of optical degradation. The method may comprise the steps/acts of irradiating at least a portion of the mirror with light having a wavelength outside the EUV spectrum, measuring at least a portion of the light... Agent: Matthew K. Hillman Cymer, Inc., Legal Dept.
20090159809 - Proportional counter tube: The gas filled in an envelope contains nitrogen and hydrogen. The nitrogen used as a supplementary gas is not polymerized even when radiation is applied to it, and serves to achieve higher resolution than in the case where carbon dioxide is used as the supplementary gas. The hydrogen can reduce... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20090159811 - Linear electron source, evaporator using linear electron source, and applications of electron sources: A linear plasma electron source is provided. The linear plasma electron source includes a housing acting as a first electrode, the housing having side walls a slit opening in the housing for trespassing of a electron beam, the slit opening defining a length direction of the source, a second electrode... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090159810 - Particle-optical component: An objective lens arrangement includes a first, second and third pole pieces, each being substantially rotationally symmetric. The first, second and third pole pieces are disposed on a same side of an object plane. An end of the first pole piece is separated from an end of the second pole... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC
20090159812 - Scanning analyzer for single molecule detection and methods of use: The invention encompasses analyzers and analyzer systems that include a single molecule analyzer, methods of using the analyzer and analyzer systems to analyze samples, either for single molecules or for molecular complexes. The single molecule uses electromagnetic radiation that is translated through the sample to detect the presence or absence... Agent: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
20090159813 - Apparatus for irradiation of fluid with electromagnetic radiation and method for the same: An apparatus and method for irradiation of fluid with electromagnetic radiation, and in particular to an apparatus and method for irradiation of blood or other body fluids with ultraviolet radiation is provided. The apparatus (1) comprises a housing (2) having disposed therein at least one mount (6) adapted for receiving... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090159814 - Observing apparatus: An observing apparatus includes: a photographic unit that takes a region where cells are present as an observation object region based upon a macro image captured at low magnification of an interior of a cell culture vessel, and photographs the cells in the observation object region; an illuminating unit that... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC
20090159815 - Fluorescence observation or fluorescence measuring system and method: where nd represents refractive index in d line, and νd represents Abbe number in d line; and, an optical instrument constituted for enabling a fluorescence observation and/or a fluorescence measurement is arranged. Thereby, a fluorescence observation or a fluorescence photometry system, and a fluorescence observation or a fluorescence photometry method... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090159816 - Method of testing optical materials by irradiating with high energy density radiation, optical materials selected by said method and uses thereof: An optical material for lithographic applications is selected from crystal materials by a testing method. The crystal materials are preferably quartz and/or alkali or alkaline earth halides, especially fluorides, or mixed crystals. The testing method includes three tests to measure irreversible radiation damage: 1) the optical material is irradiated with... Agent: Striker, Striker & Stenby
20090159817 - Organic electroluminescence element defect inspection apparatus, organic electroluminescence element and organic electroluminescence element defect inspection method: One embodiment of the present invention is an organic electroluminescence element defect inspection apparatus wherein the apparatus brings in an optical image of a substrate to be inspected and detects a pattern defect of an organic luminescent layer on the substrate to be inspected. The above is performed after an... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090159818 - Linear electron source, evaporator using linear electron source, and applications of electron sources: A method of charging a web or foil is described. The method includes guiding a web or foil having a thickness of 10 μm or larger with at least on roller; providing a linear electron source having a housing acting as an anode, the housing having side walls; a slit... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090159819 - Pulse modifier, lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method: A pulse modifier, and associated lithographic apparatus and a method for manufacturing a device, is disclosed. The pulse modifier is configured to receive an input pulse of radiation and further configured to emit a plurality of corresponding output pulse portions of radiation, wherein the respective pulse portions are respectively mirrored... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090159820 - Device for shaping laser radiation: Device for shaping laser radiation which has sub-beams (3) spaced apart in a first direction (X) perpendicular to the propagation direction (Z) of the laser radiation, in particular for shaping laser radiation which is output by a laser diode bar (1), comprising a first refractive interface (8) which can differently... Agent: Norris, Mclaughlin & Marcus
20090159821 - Radiation image detecting apparatus: Generation of dark current due to emission of back lighting to radiation image detectors is sufficiently suppressed. A radiation image detecting apparatus includes a radiation image detector and a light emitting section. A biasing electrode to which a biasing voltage is applied, a photoconductive layer for generating electric charges when... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC06/18/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20090152439 - Organic photoelectric conversion device: An organic photoelectric conversion device is provided and includes: an organic photoelectric conversion layer that performs photoelectric conversion of incident light and generates a signal charge; a first electrode provided on one side of the organic photoelectric conversion layer and a plurality of second electrodes arranged on the other side... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090152440 - Extended range focus detection apparatus: An extended range focus sensor is provided. In various embodiments, the focus sensor may include a relay lens assembly to image a plane between an objective lens and the relay lens arrangement to a plane near an entrance pupil of a focus detector arrangement of the focus sensor. In some... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20090152441 - Light sensor test unit, method of testing light sensor using the same and display apparatus: In a light sensor test unit, a test circuit is built in a display panel and connected to an output node of a light sensor which senses an intensity of an external light. When external light having a predetermined intensity is provided to the light sensor, the test circuit outputs... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090152442 - Device for transferring light signals and corresponding method: To ensure an energy-efficient transfer of light signals between two elements of a machine which are movable relative to one another, a device and a method for transferring light signals between such elements is provided. A first element has a plurality of light sources for delivering light signals and a... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090152443 - Photo relay: A LED is provided to emit a light signal corresponding to an input signal. A PD receives the light signal, and generates a photovoltaic output. A MOSFET receives the photovoltaic output. A FET is provided. A first electrode of the FET is connected to the gate of the MOSFET. A... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090152444 - Illumination sensor: In an ambient light sensor according to the present invention, a current amplification portion which amplifies a light current obtained by a light receiving portion to generate an output signal includes: a current amplification stage that has: a first current mirror amplifier which is composed of a bipolar transistor, and... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. Citigroup Center
20090152448 - Device for processing and digitizing an energy spectrum of an electromagnetic radiation: This device for processing and digitizing an energy spectrum of a radiation, comprises a charge preamplification circuit of the integrating circuit type, suitable for being connected to a semiconductor detector; a lag line energy measurement circuit connected to the output of the preamplification circuit; and a sampler connected to the... Agent: Burr & Brown
20090152450 - Integrated optical transceiver: An optical transceiver includes at least one light source and at least one detector mounted on the same surface of the same substrate. The detector is to receive light from other than a light source on the surface. At least one of the light source and the detector is mounted... Agent: Digital Optics Corporation
20090152449 - Light sensor for detecting brightness: A light sensor for detecting brightness of an outside of a vehicle includes: a light shielding element on a windshield; a light guiding element in a through hole of the light shielding element; and a light receiving element that receives light from the outside of the vehicle via the light... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090152447 - Photo detector and photo detection apparatus provided with photo detector: It is an object to provide a photo detector that can be arranged in a matrix pattern (in a three-dimensional pattern) and a photo detection apparatus in which the photo detectors are arranged in a matrix pattern (in a three-dimensional pattern). In a photo detector for generating an electrical signal... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.
20090152446 - Photodetector: A photodetector of a wide dynamic range of incident light amount detection and low temperature dependence is provided. A first signal processing unit 10m,n includes an integrating circuit 11, a first holding circuit 12, a comparing circuit 13, a second holding circuit 14, and a latching circuit 15. The integrating... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)
20090152445 - Display device control based on integrated ambient light detection and lighting source characteristics: Systems and methods are provided for a display device including one or more methods for modifying the display brightness by automatically adapting to ambient lighting conditions.... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
20090152451 - Touch-sensitive momentary-contact switch and operating device having at least one touch-sensitive momentary-contact switch: A touch-sensitive momentary-contact switch includes an infrared-radiation-emitting transmitter, an infrared-radiation-receiving receiver and at least one visible-light-emitting signal element. The transmitter, receiver and signal element radiate into a single light-guiding element. Due to optical beam guidance, a separation of a transmission channel and a reception channel in the light-guiding element is... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20090152452 - Reflective multi-turn encoder: A reflective optical encoder for a gear train. The reflective optical encoder includes a gear train with a plurality of gears. Each of the gears is operably coupled to at least one other gear of the plurality of gears. A reflective code pattern is accessible on a surface of at... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited
20090152453 - Optical wavefront sensor: An optical wavefront sensor comprising a light manipulation device; a detector for detecting light signals having been subjected to the light manipulation device; and a controller coupled to the manipulation device, the controller controlling the manipulation device to function as a lenslet array, each lenslet of the array focussing an... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090152454 - Method and apparatus for automated spectral calibration: The disclosure generally relates to a method and apparatus for automated spectral calibration of a spectroscopy device. In one embodiment, the disclosure relates to a method for simultaneous calibration and spectral imaging of a sample by: simultaneously illuminating the sample and a calibrant with a plurality of illuminating photons; receiving,... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - Dc
20090152455 - Methods for calibrating mass spectrometry (ms) and other instrument systems and for processing ms and other data: A method for obtaining at least one calibration filter for a Mass Spectrometry (MS) instrument system. Measured isotope peak cluster data in a mass spectral range is obtained for a given calibration standard. Relative isotope abundances and actual mass locations of isotopes corresponding thereto are calculated for the given calibration... Agent: David Aker
20090152456 - Borehole tester apparatus and methods for using nuclear electromagnetic radiation to determine fluid properties: Apparatus and methods for determining one or more fluid parameters of interest by irradiating fluid with a source of nuclear electromagnetic radiation and subsequently measuring attenuation and absorption properties of the fluid from which parameters of interest are determined. Measurements are made with a formation tester tool comprising preferably two... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20090152458 - Method and apparatus for ion fragmentation in mass spectrometry: A method for fragmentation of analyte ions for mass spectroscopy and a system for mass spectroscopy. The method produces gas-phase analyte ions, produces gas-phase radical species separately from the analyte ions, and mixes the gas-phase analyte ions and the radical species at substantially atmospheric pressure conditions to produce fragment ions... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090152457 - Method for analysis of a solid sample: Described is a method for analysis of a solid sample and, in particular, for analysis of the material composition and distribution in or on a solid surface. The surface to be analysed is covered with caesium, at least partially and/or in regions, and the surface is irradiated with an analysis... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP
20090152459 - System and method for processing an object: A system and a method for processing and inspecting an object are provided, wherein the system comprises a particle beam column, an object holder and a gas supply apparatus. Thereby, the object holder is formed comprising a base, a first table displaceable relative to the base, a second table displaceable... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC
20090152460 - System for processing an object: A processing system comprises a gas supply apparatus with which process gas is supplied to an object. An activation beam activates the gas thereby inducing a chemical reaction between material at the surface of the object and the process gas causing ablation of material from the surface or deposition of... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC
20090152462 - Gas field ionization ion source, scanning charged particle microscope, optical axis adjustment method and specimen observation method: A GFIS according to the present invention is characterized in that the aperture diameter of the extraction electrode can be set to any of at least two different values or the distance from the apex of the emitter to the extraction electrode can be set to any of at least... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090152461 - Hole inspection apparatus and hole inspection method using the same: Disclosed herein is an apparatus and method for inspecting the via holes of a semiconductor device using electron beams. The apparatus includes electron beam irradiation means, a current measuring means, and a current measuring means and data processing means. The electron beam irradiation means radiate respective electron beams to inspect... Agent: Park Law Firm
20090152463 - Method and apparatus of pattern inspection and semiconductor inspection system using the same: A pattern inspection apparatus can be provided, for example, in a scanning electron microscope system. When patterns of a plurality of layers are included in a SEM image, the apparatus separates the patterns according to each layer by using design data of the plurality of layers corresponding to the patterns.... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090152464 - Radiation image detector: A radiation image detector with a moisture-proof structure which is formed easily. The radiation image detector includes: a substrate, a rectangular radiation detection unit provided on the substrate, with signal lines drawn out from each of a pair of opposing sides of the radiation detection unit; electrically insulative rib members... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090152465 - Device for detecting infrared radiation comprising a resistive imaging bolometer, a system comprising an array of such bolometers and a method for reading an imaging bolometer integrated into such a system: A device for detecting infrared radiation comprising a resistive imaging bolometer intended to be electrically connected to a circuit for measuring a resistance of the bolometer. It comprises means of controlling the resistance of the imaging bolometer by injecting current into the bolometer.... Agent: Burr & Brown
20090152466 - Microbolometer with improved mechanical stability and method of manufacturing the same: Provided are a microbolometer having a cantilever structure and a method of manufacturing the same, and more particularly, a microbolometer having a three-dimensional cantilever structure, which is improved from a conventional two-dimensional cantilever structure, and a method of manufacturing the same. The method includes providing a substrate including a read-out... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090152467 - Multilayer-structured bolometer and method of fabricating the same: Provided are a multilayer-structured bolometer and a method of fabricating the same. In the multilayer-structured bolometer, the number of support arms supporting the body of a sensor structure is reduced to one, and two electrodes are formed on the one support arm. Thus, the sensor structure is electrically connected with... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090152468 - Detection apparatus and method: A technique and apparatus for detection of infrared radiation emitted from a taggant material sample following the excitation of the sample are described. The decay time of the radiation is a function of the particular taggant being used and so, if the decay characteristic or signature is accurately measured, the... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20090152469 - Optical-path-difference compensation mechanism for acquiring wave from signal of time-domain pulsed spectroscopy apparatus: A time-domain pulsed spectroscopy apparatus which has a pulsed laser light source; a splitting unit to split pulsed laser light; a pulsed-light emitting unit; a detector; a sample holder; and a sample-unit entrance and exit optical systems; wherein the time-domain pulsed spectroscopy apparatus further comprises: at least one optical-path-length varying... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090152470 - Device for detecting an electromagnetic radiation comprising a resistive imaging bolometer, system comprising a matrix of such devices and method for reading an imaging bolometer of such a system: The invention relates to a device for detecting an electromagnetic radiation comprising a resistive imaging bolometer sensitive to the electromagnetic radiation to be detected, intended to be connected electrically to a signal shaping circuit, and a resistive common mode rejection bolometer that is associated electrically with the imaging bolometer, so... Agent: Burr & Brown
20090152471 - Dynamic spect camera: A dynamic SPECT camera is provided, comprising, a plurality of single-pixel detectors, a timing mechanism, in communication with each single-pixel detector, configured for enabling time-binning of the radioactive emissions impinging upon each single-pixel detector to time periods not greater than substantially 30 seconds, and a position-tracker, configured for providing information... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.
20090152472 - Method for detecting x-rays and x-ray detector performing the method: A method for detecting X-rays using an X-ray detector including an X-ray detecting part includes disposing a heat-circulating part adjacent to the X-ray detecting part. The X-ray detecting part includes light-detecting diodes. The method further includes detecting ambient temperatures of the light detecting diodes, circulating heat in the heat-circulating part... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090152473 - Photon source comprising an ecr source with pressure gradient: The invention relates to a photon source comprising an electron cyclotron resonance (ECR) multicharged ion plasma source, the multicharged ions corresponding to several charge states of a first constituent (g1) inserted into a vacuum chamber (CH), and at least one charge state emitting photons with a wavelength λo by de-excitation,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090152474 - Fluorescent imaging device comprising a two-wavelength variable lighting power light source: A fluorescence imaging device comprises a light source with two wavelengths and variable lighting power. The light source is in the form of a ring and it comprises an alternation of first and second zones respectively able to emit first and second light radiations respectively having distinct first and second... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090152475 - Analyzer, authenticity judging device, authenticity judging method, and underground searching method: The present invention relates to an analyzing apparatus and the like having a structure for enabling spectrometry and the like up to a longer frequency region while being excellent in practicality. The analyzing apparatus comprises a light source section and a light-detecting section. The light source section includes a seed... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090152476 - Optical fiber amplifier, light source device, exposure device, object inspection device, and treatment device: A polarization state adjusting optical element is formed by a ½ wavelength plate and a ¼ wavelength plate and its polarization direction and elliptic degree are adjusted. By adjusting the polarization state adjusting optical element in advance, even if the output of a pump light source is changed, the polarization... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090152477 - Containment, shielding, information display, distribution and administration of radioactive pharmaceuticals: A shielded radioactive medical apparatus has a tubular housing with a quick release cap configured for closing an open end of the tubular housing. A quick release mechanism holds the quick release cap on an open end of the tubular housing. A data display module on the housing communicates with... Agent: Luedeka, Neely & Graham, P.C.
20090152478 - Arrangement comprising two elements which can be rotatably displaced in respect of one another: Data is to be exchanged between a rotating element and a further element, with the rotating element being rotated by way of a hollow shaft. Light is coupled into torus halves and is reflected into a torus half and onto torus inner walls so often by way of a small... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090152479 - Camera-based flame detector: A simple, multi-spectral flame detector is disclosed. Such a flame detector has an optical imaging system that is adapted to project several images of the flame onto the same camera. The images are from differing spectral regions. The imaging system comprises several lens devices arranged side by side, e.g., the... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC06/11/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20090146044 - Optical displacement detection apparatus and optical displacement detection method: The present invention discloses an optical displacement detection apparatus and an optical displacement detection method. The optical displacement detection apparatus comprises: at least two light sources for projecting light of different spectrums to a surface under detection, respectively; an image capturing unit for receiving light reflected from the surface under... Agent: Tung & Associates
20090146045 - Imaging apparatus with autofocus function, imaging method, storage medium, and integrated circuit: An imaging apparatus executes AF control without affecting a video signal and prevents video signal qualities in an in-focus state from decreasing. An optical path separation unit 2 separates light from a subject into first and second light beams. A first imaging unit 3 generates a first signal using the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090146046 - Image-capturing element and image-capturing apparatus: An image-capturing element includes a pair of photoelectric conversion cells that pupil-divide object light in a first direction and in a second direction and that output a ranging signal. The photoelectric conversion cells include a photoreceiving element configured to receive the object light and generate a ranging signal, a first... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090146047 - Apparatus and method for resonant lens focusing: A method and apparatus for focusing an image on a pixel array. The method includes the steps of continuously changing the distance between a lens and a pixel array between a first distance and a second distance and obtaining an image projected onto the pixel array through the distance is... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090146048 - Photo detecting apparatus: A photo detection apparatus includes first and second photo detection elements which are connected in series to each other at a junction node. A spectral response characteristic of the first photo detection element is different than a spectral response characteristics characteristic of the second photo detection element. The photo detection... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC
20090146050 - Extended optical traps by shape-phase holography: A method and system for establishing extended optical traps for commercial use. The method and system employs a diffractive optical element (DOE) to process a light beam wherein the DOE includes phase information and amplitude information to create the extended optical trap. Such extended traps can be line traps and... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20090146049 - Optoelectronic device assembly: An embodiment of present invention discloses an optoelectronic device package including a first auxiliary energy receiver having a first energy inlet and a side wall for substantially directing energy far away from the first energy inlet; an optical element optically coupled to the first auxiliary energy receiver and having a... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC
20090146051 - Photoelectric conversion element unit and imaging apparatus: A photoelectric conversion element unit for use in an imaging apparatus including a photoelectric conversion element package containing a photoelectric conversion element, a wiring substrate where the photoelectric conversion element package is mounted on the first surface and an electronic component related to the photoelectric conversion element is mounted on... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090146052 - Low power neutron generators: A neutron generator and method of constructing the same. The generator includes a grid configured to produce an ionizable gas when heated by electrons impinging thereon. A cathode emits electrons to heat the grid and to collide with produced ionizable gas atoms to generate ions. Neutrons are generated from a... Agent: Schlumberger Oilfield Services
20090146054 - End cap voltage control of ion traps: An ion trap for a mass spectrometer has a conductive central electrode with an aperture extending from a first open end to a second open end. A conductive first electrode end cap is disposed proximate to the first open end thereby forming a first intrinsic capacitance between the first end... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090146053 - Mass spectrometer: In a mass spectrometer for carrying out mass analysis while microscopically observing a two-dimensional area of a sample 15, the observation position for selecting a target portion while observing an image of the sample 15 captured with a CCD camera 23 is separated from the analysis position for carrying out... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090146055 - Apparatus for thermal control in the analysis of electronic devices: A heat spreader comprising a sheet of transparent diamond with an aperture therein that accommodates a solid-immersion lens (SIL). The heat spreader may be mounted within a clamp which allows the heat spreader to move freely across the Device Under Test (DUT) whilst maintaining a very high degree of planarity... Agent: Trojan Law Offices
20090146056 - Corrector for axial and off-axial beam paths: A corrector (1) for the axial and off-axial beam path of a particle-optical system, comprises a first (10) and a second (20) correction piece, which are disposed one behind the other in the beam path (2) on an optical axis (3). Each correction piece (10, 20) comprises four successive multipole... Agent: Kohler Schmid Moebus
20090146057 - Electron beam measurement apparatus: The present invention provides an electron beam measurement technique for measuring the shapes or sizes of portions of patterns on a sample, or detecting a defect or the like. An electron beam measurement apparatus has a unit for irradiating the patterns delineated on a substrate by a multi-exposure method, and... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20090146058 - Resistive materials for microbolometer, method for preparation of resistive materials and microbolometer containing the resistive materials: Provided are resistive materials for a microbolometer, a method for preparation of resistive materials and a microbolometer containing the resistive materials. The resistive materials for the microbolometer include an alloy of silicon and antimony or an alloy of silicon, antimony and germanium, which has a high TCR and a low... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090146059 - Thermal-type infrared image sensing device and method of producing the same: An infrared image sensing device is provided having a pixel structure in which an output level as a reference voltage of a reference-pixel element is close to that of a pixel element. A thermal-type infrared image sensing device including pixel elements, being two-dimensionally arranged on a semiconductor substrate, each having... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090146060 - Orbitron based stand-off explosives detection: A microwave or terahertz and neutron radiation type detector, which uses an orbitron as a radiation source. The detector may have a polarity switching apparatus to enable the orbitron to selectively change from between short wave to neutron emission functions. A highly compact and lightweight identifier of explosives and other... Agent: Italia Ip
20090146061 - Device for analysing composition of contents of a container: characterised in that it further comprises spectral analysis means of the contents of the container for measuring the absorption of waves by the container and its contents, and means (50) for providing information relative to the nature of the contents of said container (R) as a function of the complex... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090146062 - Gas measurement system: A gas measurement system of this invention includes a housing adapted to be mounted on an airway adapter, and a luminescence quenching gas measurement assembly disposed in the housing. The luminescence quenching gas measurement assembly includes a source disposed in a first plane, and at least one detector also disposed... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090146063 - Passive infra-red detectors: A passive infra-red detector including at least three sub-detectors, each sub-detector being operative to receive infra-red radiation from a corresponding one of at least three sub fields-of-view, each sub field-of-view being exclusively defined by an optical element which does not define any other sub field of view, the sub fields-of-view... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20090146064 - Infrared receiver and electronic device: An infrared receiver includes a shielding member and an infrared detecting member. The shielding member has negative refractive power for diverging incident infrared rays. The infrared detecting member includes a main body formed with a convex surface having positive refractive power and an infrared sensor enclosed in the main body.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090146065 - Scintillator materials based on lanthanide silicates or lanthanide phosphates, and related methods and articles: A scintillator composition is described. The composition includes a matrix material in the form of a host lattice characterized by a 4f5d→4f optical transition under activation. The matrix material is based on certain lithium-lanthanide silicate compounds or alkali-lanthanide phosphate compounds. The composition also includes a praseodymium (Pr) activator for the... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20090146066 - Device for superposed magnetic resonance and positron emission tomography imaging: A device is disclosed for superposed magnetic resonance and positron emission tomography imaging. In at least one embodiment the device includes a gradient coil and a positron emission tomography unit (PET unit). The PET unit is arranged within the gradient coil and has a first shield against radiofrequency radiation which... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090146067 - Light sensor and display: A light sensor includes a control electrode formed on a substrate and having two edges, and a semiconductor film formed opposite the control electrode with an insulating film interposed therebetween, and including a photoactive layer and electrode regions located in a pair on opposite sides of the photoactive layer. The... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman
20090146068 - Radiation dosimeter: A personal X-ray dosimeter system, comprising a portable detector (100) and a reader device (114). The portable detector (100) comprises an array (104) of programmed non-volatile memory elements (102) and a scintillator element (106) for converting a portion of X-radiation incident thereon to UV radiation. As a result of exposure... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090146071 - Imaging apparatus, radiation imaging apparatus, and radiation imaging system: An imaging apparatus capable of reducing a line noise artifact in a simple configuration without complicated operations includes: a plurality of pixels arranged in row and column directions and having a photoelectric conversion element and a switch element; a plurality of signal wirings connected to the plurality of switch elements... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090146069 - Reduced cost pixel design for flat panel x-ray imager: A pixel structure for a flat panel detector is constructed in which the diode silicon and the FET silicon are simultaneously etched to form isolated structures (array photodiodes, I/O elements, and so on) in which the edges or perimeters of the diode silicon features are self-aligned to the underlying FET... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20090146072 - Sensor and image pickup device: A sensor for detecting a received electromagnetic wave comprising a first electrode, a second electrode and an amorphous oxide layer interposed between the first electrode and the second electrode.... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090146070 - X-ray imaging matrix with light guides and intelligent pixel sensors, radiation or high energy particle detector devices that contain it, its fabrication process and its use: The present invention refers to a radiation or high energy particles detector, which can be used in obtaining digital radiographic images. The detector is composed of two parts: a scintillator matrix (30) embedded in walls manufactured from a reflector material (10), and a matrix of image elements (pixels), where each... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090146073 - Method for signal separation in scintillation detectors: Method for separation of effective pulses and test pulses in scintillation detectors, preferably for detection of ionizing radiation, comprising at least the following method steps: Selecting a pulsed test light source, preferably a pulsed LED, with single test light pulses of which has a chronological sequence of the relative light... Agent: Ip Strategies
20090146074 - High resolution gas field ion column with reduced sample load: A method of operating a focused ion beam device having a gas field ion source is described. According to some embodiments, the method includes emitting an ion beam from a gas field ion source, providing an ion beam column ion beam energy in the ion beam column which is higher... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090146075 - Motorized manipulator for positioning a tem specimen: The invention relates to a motorized manipulator for positioning a TEM specimen holder with sub-micron resolution parallel to a y-z plane and rotating the specimen holder in the y-z plane, the manipulator comprising a base (2), and attachment means (30) for attaching the specimen holder to the manipulator, characterized in... Agent: Michael O. Scheinberg
20090146076 - Bioassay system including optical detection apparatuses, and method for detecting biomolecules: A bioassay system is disclosed. The bioassay system may include a plurality of optical detection apparatuses, each of which includes a substrate having a light detector, and a linker site formed over the light detector, the linker site being treated to affix the biomolecule to the linker site. The linker... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090146077 - System of fluorescence analysis of a field in an illuminated area: A system of analysis with the naked eye and by fluorescence of a field in an illuminated area comprising a periodically-excited first low-remanence white light illumination source; a second light source for exciting fluorescent elements located in said field, active at least during part of the time periods when the... Agent: Vedder Price P.C.
20090146078 - Systems and methods for extending the useful life of optical sensors: The present invention provides a method for increasing the lifetime of an optical sensor. In one aspect, the method includes the step of configuring the optical sensor so that the duty cycle of sensor's radiant source is less than 100% over a continuous period amount of time when the sensor... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.
20090146080 - Method and measuring system for determining the oxygen partial pressure distribution in at least one tissue surface section, in particular skin tissue surface section: To determine the oxygen partial pressure distribution in at least one tissue surface section, a fluorescent dye is applied to the tissue surface section, which is impinged with excitation light in order to generate fluorescence. In the rise phase of the fluorescence, at least one first fluorescent image is taken... Agent: Hoffman Wasson & Gitler, P.c Crystal Center 2, Suite 522
20090146079 - System and method for correcting spatial luminance variation of computed radiography image plates: A computed radiography plate including a substrate is provided. The computed radiography plate also includes at least one phosphor layer disposed above the substrate. The computed radiography plate also includes a protective layer disposed above the phosphor layer. The computed radiography plate further includes multiple patterns inscribed within at least... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20090146081 - Surface plasmon enhanced radiation methods and apparatus: Methods and apparatus in which a plurality of independently controllable surface emitting lasers (SELs) are controlled to generate radiation that irradiates a plurality of surface plasmon enhanced illumination (SPEI) apparatus. The irradiated SPEI apparatus in turn generate surface plasmon enhanced radiation that may be employed for a variety of applications,... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090146082 - Pattern lock system for particle-beam exposure apparatus: In a pattern-lock system of particle-beam apparatus wherein the imaging of the pattern is done by means of at least two consecutive projector stages of the projecting system, reference marks are imaged upon registering means to determine the position of the particle-beam, at the location of an intermediary image of... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090146083 - Hydrogen catalysis: A catalytic reaction of atomic hydrogen is provided which produces a more stable or lower energy atomic hydrogen atom than uncatalyzed atomic hydrogen. The catalyzed lower energy hydrogen atom may serve as a reactant of a disproportionation reaction whereby it which accepts energy from an second catalyzed lower energy hydrogen... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090146084 - Electromagnetic wave generating device, electromagnetic wave integrated device, and electromagnetic wave detector: A transmission line for propagating a terahertz wave generated based on a carrier generated in a carrier generation layer includes a first region in which the terahertz wave propagates in a first direction and a second region having a different impedance compared to the first region and forming a reflection... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090146085 - Compact high-power pulsed terahertz source: A sub-mm wave source based on Cherenkov resonant radiation of a microbunched electron beam radiating coherently in a dielectric-loaded pipe. The microbunched electron beam is produced in a pulse photoinjector by illuminating a metal photocathode with sub-ps or multi-ps intensity-modulated laser beam with a beat wave or multiplexing at terahertz... Agent: Dr. David U.l. Yu Duly Research Inc.
20090146086 - System and apparatus for dermatological treatment: Exemplary embodiments of system and apparatus can be provided for treating various dermatological and biological conditions using electromagnetic energy in the form of optical radiation. For example, energy can be provided by a chemical reaction, such as by combustion of a fine metallic filament, which can be used to generate... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department
20090146087 - Optical semi-quantitative 100% filling check of pharmaceutical capsules on capsule-filling machines: The invention relates to a method for monitoring the filling of a capsule with a medicament, a corresponding filing method and the corresponding devices. According to the monitoring method, after at least part of the capsule is filled with a given filling mass of given closed shape of medicament, in... Agent: Michael P. Morris Boehringer Ingelheim Usa Corporation06/04/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20090140122 - Solid-state imaging device, electronic camera: A solid-state imaging device comprises a plurality of pixels disposed in a two-dimensional pattern and each equipped with a photoelectric conversion unit that generates and accumulates a signal charge corresponding to a subject image formed with light entering from an optical system and a readout control unit that executes control... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090140123 - Photoelectric conversion device, imaging device and photosensor: In the formula, Z1 represents an atomic group for forming a 5- or 6-membered nitrogen-containing heterocyclic ring; Za represents an atomic group for forming a 5- or 6 membered ring; R1 represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, an alkenyl group, an aryl group or a heterocyclic group; L11 to... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20090140124 - Imaging device camera system and driving method of the same: An imaging device includes: a pixel array part in which a plurality of pixels with different characteristics of spectral sensitivity are arranged in an array and which converts light transmitted through the pixel into an electric signal, wherein in the pixel array part, among a first color filter pixel, a... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090140127 - Image sensor, test system and test method for the same: In one embodiment, the CMOS image sensor includes a plurality of pixels, and the plurality of pixels include active pixels and optical black pixels. At least one bias input structure is configured to receive a bias voltage and only supply the bias voltage to one or more of the optical... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090140125 - Imaging device: The present invention provides an imaging device where the temperature of an imaging area of the imaging device is accurately detected to perform precise temperature compensation and the imaging device can be minimized as a whole. This imaging device is characterized in that the device includes: the imaging element (5)... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP
20090140126 - Method and system for converting light to electric power: A method and system for converting light to electric power including coupling in parallel at least two devices in a first plurality of devices suitable to convert light to electric power, coupling in parallel at least two devices in at least one additional plurality of devices suitable to convert light... Agent: Iv - Suiter Swantz PC Llo
20090140128 - Methods, systems and apparatus for light concentrating mechanisms: An embodiment relates generally to resonant structure. The resonant structure includes a substrate and a nano-bowtie antenna deposited over the substrate. The resonant structure also includes an enclosure deposited over the substrate and surrounding the nano-bowtie antenna, where the enclosure is configured to raise an enhancement level in the nano-bowtie... Agent: Mila Kasan, Patent Dept. Applied Biosystems
20090140129 - Observation apparatus: To prevent incidence of strong external light into a photodetector and an imaging device while a lid is opened, so as to thereby perform accurate photodetection and imaging operations without receiving the influence of external light. An observation apparatus comprising: a stage on which a sample serving as an observation... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090140130 - Arrangement for a selection of wavelength: The present invention relates to an arrangement for a selection of a wavelength including a wavelength source for providing a plurality of wavelengths, a wavelength selector for allowing a selection of a desired wavelength from the wavelength source, and a wavelength detector to detect a selected wavelength for subsequent use.... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz
20090140131 - Image input apparatus, photodetection apparatus, and image synthesis method: An image input apparatus includes an imaging optical system, a microlens array having a plurality of microlenses two-dimensionally arrayed with a predetermined pitch in the vicinity of a focal plane of the imaging optical system, and a photoreceptor array having a plurality of photoreceptors for each of the microlenses, each... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20090140132 - Apparatus and method for processing substrate using neutralized beams including applying a voltage to a substrate support: An apparatus and method for processing a substrate using neutralized beams are provided. A substrate processing apparatus includes an ion source generating device configured to form an ion source. An ion extraction device is configured to extract and accelerate ions from the ion source. An ion neutralizing device is configured... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec
20090140133 - Pipeline pig and method for irradiation of bacteria in a pipeline: A pipeline pig includes a fluid driven electrical power generator and an ultraviolet radiation source powered by the electrical power generator. Radiation is directed away from the pig to irradiate the inner surface of a pipeline when the pig is driven through the pipeline by fluid and thereby disinfects the... Agent: John W. Wustenberg
20090140134 - Hermetically sealed packaging and neutron shielding for scintillation-type radiation detectors: A well logging instrument includes a source of high energy neutrons arranged to bombard a formation surrounding the instrument. A scintillator sensitive to gamma radiation resulting from interaction of the high energy neutrons with the formation is disposed in the instrument. A neutron shielding material surrounds the scintillator. A neutron... Agent: Schlumberger Oilfield Services
20090140135 - Electrode structures: This invention describes an electrode structure formed from a plurality of individual electrodes, the plurality of electrodes being arranged relative to one another to define a three dimensional geometric structure with individual ones of the plurality of electrodes located at each of the vertices of the geometric structure and wherein... Agent: Mcdermott, Will & Emery LLP Attn:IPDepartment
20090140137 - Ionization method and apparatus using electrospray: A biological sample can be subjected to measurement, description and ionization of ions is possible under atmospheric pressure without undergoing pretreatment. Imaging having a resolution on the nanometer order can be performed. An STM needle (probe) of an XYZ-axis-drive piezoelectric element is oscillated along the Z axis to contact the... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090140138 - Linear faims power supply: In various embodiments the present teachings provide high-voltage, asymmetric-waveform power supplies useful for, e.g., differential mobility spectrometry. In various embodiments, provided are high-voltage, asymmetric-waveform power supplies for high-field asymmetric waveform ion mass spectrometers having field values greater than about 5,000 volts cm−1 and varying in time at rates greater than... Agent: Rauschenbach Patent Law Group, LLC
20090140136 - Method of analyzing protein: The primary structure or the modification state of a protein is analyzed in detail. First, an analyte protein is subjected to PMF analysis (S101), and the gene of the protein is identified. Unidentified peaks not corresponding to the peaks of hypothetical peptide fragments are extracted, by comparing the hypothetical mass... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090140139 - Systems and methods for analyzing substances using a mass spectrometer: Systems and methods for analyzing compounds in a sample. In one embodiment, the present technology is directed towards a method of analyzing a sample, comprising: emitting ions from the sample; selecting the emitted ions for a designated ion; fragmenting the designated ions; scanning for a plurality of designated ion fragments;... Agent: Bereskin And Parr
20090140140 - Multi-beam ion mobility time-of-flight mass spectrometry with multi-channel data recording: The content of the invention comprises a concept of multi-beam ion pre-selection from a single sample, coordinated mobility (against the gas flow) separation, cooling ions in supersonic gas flow and mass separation of thus low divergent ions by single or plural compact high-resolution orthogonal time-of-flight mass spectrometers both linear or... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP
20090140141 - Method and apparatus for trapping ions: An ion trap comprising elongate rods, electrodes, a first circuit, and a second circuit. The rods are for defining the radial extent of a trapping volume. The first circuit is connected to the rods for applying thereto a first RF signal that generates adjacent the trapping volume a radial RF... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.
20090140142 - Scanning probe microscope and measuring method thereby: A scanning probe microscope performs first scanning movement of a probe in X and Y directions along a sample surface while controlling the position of the probe in a Z direction by an XYZ fine movement mechanism. Measurement information about the sample surface is obtained by a measurement section and... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20090140143 - Charged particle beam apparatus and control method therefor: Potentials at a plurality of points on a diameter of a semiconductor wafer 13 are measured actually. Then, a potential distribution on the diameter is obtained by spline interpolation of potentials between the actually-measured points adjacent in the diameter direction. Thereafter, a two-dimensional interpolation function regarding a potential distribution in... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20090140145 - Electromagnetic radiation detector with nanowire connection and method for producing same: The electromagnetic radiation detector compromises at least one radiation absorption membrane transforming the absorbed energy into heat transmitted to at least one resistive thermometer having a resistance varying with temperature. Each absorption membrane is suspended above a substrate by a nanowire connected to the central area of the membrane. The... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090140144 - Tuning d* with modified thermal detectors: Disclosed is apparatus and methodology for producing thermal detectors with spectral responsivities that mimic the absorptions of chemical analytes, and whose detector characteristics approach those of conventional broad-band thermal detectors. In an exemplary arrangement, the methodology provides for modification of a known Si-based thermal detector by adding a near-infrared dye... Agent: Dority & Manning, P.A.
20090140146 - Vacuum package and manufacturing process thereof: A vacuum package has a chamber in which pressure is reduced to less than the atmospheric pressure, a functional component sealed in the chamber, and a material forming at least a part of the chamber. The material has at least one through hole to evacuate the chamber. In a cross... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090140148 - Bolometer and method of manufacturing the same: A bolometer having decreased noise and increased temperature sensitivity and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. The bolometer has a resistive layer formed of single crystalline silicon (Si) or silicon germanium (Si1-xGex, x=0.2˜0.5) having high crystallinity, such that 1/f noise can be reduced and temperature sensitivity can be... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090140147 - Pixel structure having an umbrella type absorber with one or more recesses or channels sized to increase radiation absorption: A pixel structure for use in an infrared imager is provided. The pixel structure includes a substrate and a bolometer. The bolometer includes a transducer that has a spaced apart relationship with respect to the substrate and has an electrical resistance that varies in response to changes in the temperature... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090140149 - Component for detecting especially infrared electromagnetic radiation: A component for detecting electromagnetic radiation comprises: a housing defining a chamber placed under a vacuum or underpressure, one of the faces of the housing including a window which is transparent to the radiation to be detected and the chamber including at least one detector which is used to detect... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC
20090140150 - Integrated neutron-gamma radiation detector with adaptively selected gamma threshold: An integrated radiation detector having a pulse-mode operating photosensor optically coupled to a gamma sensing element and a neutron sensing element is disclosed. The detector includes pulse shape and processing electronics package that uses an analog to digital converter (ADC) and a charge to digital converter (QDC) to determine scintillation... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20090140151 - Photomultiplier tube and radiation detecting device: A vacuum vessel is configured by hermetically joining a faceplate (13) to one end of a side tube (15) and a stem (29) to the other end via a tubular member (31). A photocathode (14), a focusing electrode (17), dynodes (Dy1-Dy12), a drawing electrode (19), and anodes (25) are arranged... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090140152 - Drive system for scanning device and method of scanning a patient: A scanning device and a drive system for a scanning device having a first detector and a second detector are provided, which include a base and a mounting plate movably supported by the base. The mounting plate is configured to movably support the first detector and the second detector. The... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20090140153 - Ionizing radiation detector: s
20090140154 - Vibration dosimeter and method for determining the daily vibration exposure: The invention relates to a vibration dosimeter (2) and a method for determining the daily vibrational loading of persons who are exposed to mechanical oscillations at their place of work due to the operation of a work means and in particular of a manually operated electronic tool (4, 6). What... Agent: Michael J. Striker
20090140155 - Radiation imaging apparatus and its driving method and program: As a radiation imaging apparatus which can easily and effectively correct a line noise, there is provided a radiation imaging apparatus having: a conversion unit having a pixel region in which a plurality of pixels each having a conversion element (202) for converting a radiation into an electric charge and... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090140157 - Ionizing radiation sensor: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, an ionizing radiation sensor having a first scintillator for generating photons from incoming ionizing radiation, an imaging intensifier for amplifying the photons, and an electron-multiplying charge-coupled device (EMCCD) coupled to the imaging intensifier for sensing the amplified... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20090140156 - Radiation detector for detecting radiation: A radiation detector for detecting radiation has a semiconductor layer on a substrate, the semiconductor layer being covered by a converter layer so that incoming radiation penetrates the converter layer preceding the semiconductor layer. The semiconductor layer forms a part of a detector array formed by a number of detector... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department
20090140158 - Moldable neutron sensitive compositions, articles, and methods: Moldable neutron sensitive compositions containing an inorganic scintillating component, and neutron capture component, and a moldable resin component, are described. They are prepared with optimized compositions for maximized thermal neutron sensitivity. Methods for preparing such compositions, and articles and radiation detectors made from them are described as well.... Agent: General Electric Company Ge Global Patent Operation
20090140159 - Radiation detector and radiation detecting method: A radiation detector 6 detects radiation that passed through a specimen 2 by discriminating it by a plurality of energy regions. The radiation detector 6 includes a radiation detecting section 10 which generates output signals corresponding to energy of the incident radiation, and a signal processing section 20 which discriminates... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)
20090140160 - Charged particle beam exposure system and beam manipulating arrangement: A beam manipulating arrangement for a multi beam application using charged particles comprises a multi-aperture plate having plural apertures traversed by beams of charged particles. A frame portion of the multi-aperture plate is heated to reduce temperature gradients within the multi-aperture plate. Further, a heat emissivity of a surface of... Agent: Jones Day
20090140162 - Electron beam writing method, fine pattern writing system, method for manufacturing uneven pattern carrying substrate, and method for manufacturing magnetic disk medium: When writing a fine pattern on a substrate applied with a resist by scanning an electron beam on the substrate such that each element of the fine pattern is completely filled by the electron beam, the rotational speed of the rotation stage is controlled so as to be fast in... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090140163 - Electron beam writing method, fine pattern writing system, method for manufacturing uneven pattern carrying substrate, and method for manufacturing magnetic disk medium: When writing elements of a fine pattern on a substrate applied with a resist by scanning an electron beam on the substrate, the electron beam is scan controlled so as to completely fill the shape of each of the elements by vibrating the electron beam rapidly in a radius direction... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090140161 - Electrostatic deflector: An electrostatic deflector that can be manufactured easily and very accurately without using a member for positioning is provided. After multiple slits 81d to 88d have been formed in the same direction as that of the bus bar of an approximately conical electrode material 100 whose large-diameter section is formed... Agent: Kubovcik & Kubovcik
20090140164 - Induction electrode, ion generation element, ion generation apparatus, and electric equipment: An ion generation element includes an induction electrode and a plurality of discharge electrodes. The induction electrode is formed of one metal plate. A circumferential portion of a through hole is bent, and a thickness of a wall portion of the through hole is greater than a thickness of a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090140165 - Method and apparatus for controlling a gas cluster ion beam formed from a gas mixture: Methods and apparatus for controlling a gas cluster ion beam formed from a plurality of process gases in a gas mixture. The methods and apparatus involve measuring gas analysis data relating to the composition of the gas mixture and modifying the irradiation of the workpiece in response to the detected... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, LLP (tokyo Electron)
20090140166 - Techniques for low-temperature ion implantation: Techniques for low-temperature ion implantation are disclosed. In one particular exemplary embodiment, the techniques may be realized as an apparatus for low-temperature ion implantation. The apparatus may comprise a wafer support mechanism to hold a wafer during ion implantation and to facilitate movement of the wafer in at least one... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Assc., Inc.
20090140167 - Nanotube fabric-based sensor systems and methods of making same: Under one aspect, a system (100) for sensing the presense of an analyte in a fluid includes a nanotube sensor element including a plurality of nanotubes and positioned for exposure to a fluid; an optical source capable of generating optical radiation (102), the radiation having a source frequency and a... Agent: Wilmerhale/new York
20090140168 - Device for measuring light emitted by microscopically small particles or biological cells: With a device for measuring the fluorescent light or scattered light emitted by microscopically small particles or cells (12), with a flow-through cuvette (8) through which the luminescent particles or cells (12) are guided, whereby the flow-through cuvette (8) has a transparent window (3), and with a photodetector (2), which... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090140169 - Method and device for three dimensional microdissection: A method for three-dimensional microdissection for the separation of defined structures in the sub-millimeter range by means of cold laser ablation or by means of multi-photon absorption, whereby exposure of the structures to be separated is performed using directional information in all spatial directions. In addition, a 3D microdissection system... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090140170 - Microfluidic systems, devices and methods for reducing background autofluorescence and the effects thereof: According to one embodiment, a microfluidic system and method is disclosed for reducing autofluorescence. The microfluidic system can include a light source for generating an excitation light. The microfluidic system can also include a microscope having an objective for focusing the excitation light on a fluid inside a microfluidic channel... Agent: Eksigent Technologies, LLC C/o Sheldon Mak Rose & Anderson
20090140171 - Optical beam pointing system for setting irradiation position for radiation: An optical beam pointing system for setting an irradiation position and which is capable of automatically performing positional adjustments of visible light beams with respect to an aiming center. The system uses opposed pointers disposed on opposite sides of an irradiation center, each pointer including a light-projecting portion for projecting... Agent: Hodgson Russ LLP The Guaranty Building
20090140172 - Optical shaping apparatus and optical shaping method: An optical shaping apparatus includes a light source configured to irradiate light on the surface of a light hardening resin, and a spatial light modulating unit configured to subject light irradiated from the light source to spatial modulation, and irradiate the light on an irradiation area which is an area... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090140173 - Method and apparatus for processing thin metal layers: A method and apparatus for processing a thin metal layer on a substrate to control the grain size, grain shape, and grain boundary location and orientation in the metal layer by irradiating the metal layer with a first excimer laser pulse having an intensity pattern defined by a mask to... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090140174 - Impurity introducing apparatus and impurity introducing method: In order to distinguish impurities which may be mixed from impurities which should not be mixed, first of all, an impurity introducing mechanism of a core is first distinguished. In order to avoid a mixture of the impurities in very small amounts, a mechanism for delivering a semiconductor substrate to... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090140175 - Method and system for fabricating a data storage medium: Embodiments of the present invention recite a method and system for fabricating a data storage medium. In one embodiment, a detectable pattern is created at the surface of a substrate. An electron beam lithography process is then initiated upon the substrate. The detectable pattern is used to control the positioning... Agent: Hitachi C/o Wagner Blecher LLP
20090140176 - Non-ambipolar radio-frequency plasma electron source and systems and methods for generating electron beams: An electron generating device extracts electrons, through an electron sheath, from plasma produced using RF fields. The electron sheath is located near a grounded ring at one end of a negatively biased conducting surface, which is normally a cylinder. Extracted electrons pass through the grounded ring in the presence of... Agent: Lathrop & Clark LLP
20090140177 - Charged particle accelerators, radiation sources, system, and methods: Man-portable radiation generation sources and systems that may be carried by hand to a site of interest by one or two people, are disclosed. Methods of use of such sources and systems are also disclosed. Battery operated radiation generation sources, air cooled radiation generation sources, and charged particle accelerators, are... Agent: Brandon N. Sklar, Kaye Scholer, LLP (varian)
20090140178 - 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: Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey LLP
20090140179 - Semiconductor die packages suitable for optoelectronic applications having clip attach structures for angled mounting of dice: An optocoupler package is disclosed. The package includes a substrate comprising a substrate surface, a first device, and a clip structure attached to the first device. The clip structure and the first device are mounted on the substrate, and the first device is oriented at an angle with respect to... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090140180 - Inspection apparatus and inspection method: Reflected light caused by the state of the surface of a wafer, a foreign material or a defect is superimposed on a haze frequency component caused by the type and thickness of a film or a surface irregularity. It has therefore been difficult to accurately measure the haze frequency component... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLPPrevious industry: Static molds
Next industry: Valves and valve actuation
RSS FEED for 20130613:
Integrate FreshPatents.com into your RSS reader/aggregator or website to track weekly updates.
For more info, read this article.
Thank you for viewing Radiant energy patents on the FreshPatents.com website. These are patent applications which have been filed in the United States. There are a variety ways to browse Radiant energy patent applications on our website including browsing by date, agent, inventor, and industry. If you are interested in receiving occasional emails regarding Radiant energy patents we recommend signing up for free keyword monitoring by email.
FreshPatents.com Support - Terms & Conditions
Results in 0.84049 seconds