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20100155572 - Obtaining sensing results and/or data in response to object detection: An encoder/sensor can obtain sensing results from objects in an encoding/sensing region; a trigger detector can respond to objects in a trigger detection region, providing respective trigger signals; and a relative motion component can cause relative motion of objects into the trigger detection region, from it into the encoding/sensing region,... Agent: Xerox/parc, Inc.
20100155573 - Optical sensor: An optical sensor comprises: a light source located on one side of a transport path; a variable current drive, an optical receiver in communication with the variable current drive, and located on an opposite side of the transport path to the light source and aligned therewith to detect light output... Agent: Paul W. Martin
20100155574 - Probe inspection apparatus: This document relates to a probe inspection apparatus for testing a flat panel display. The probe inspection apparatus comprises a base plate, a stage placed over the base plate and configured to comprise a plurality of back light modules for supplying a rear surface of a substrate with light or... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20100155575 - Arrangement and method in an electronic device for detecting a user input to a key: A method in an electronic device for detecting a user input to a key of the electronic device associated with a solar cell that may include an input and an output is provided. The key may be transparent and admit input electromagnetic radiation to the solar cell. A change of... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20100155576 - Multi-color cmos pixel sensor with shared row wiring and dual output lines: An array of multicolor CMOS pixel sensors has a plurality of photosensors per pixel, each photosensor coupled to a single sense node through a select transistor having a select input, each pixel sensor including a reset transistor coupled to the sense node and having a reset input, an amplifier coupled... Agent: Lewis And Roca LLP
20100155577 - Obtaining sensing results indicating time variation: In response to objects having relative motion within an encoding/sensing region relative to an encoder/sensor that, e.g., photosenses emanating light or performs impedance-based sensing, sensing results can indicate sensed time-varying waveforms with information about the objects, about their relative motion, about excitation characteristics, about environmental characteristics, and so forth. An... Agent: Xerox/parc, Inc.
20100155578 - Light source integrated photoelectric conversion apparatus: A light source integrated photoelectric conversion apparatus is provided, which includes: a light-emitting element that includes a light-emitting layer, and emits light in a predetermined emission direction through one surface of the light-emitting layer; and a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements that includes a photoelectric conversion layer formed on a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100155579 - Compliant tactile sensor: Tactile sensor. The sensor includes a compliant convex surface disposed above a sensor array, the sensor array adapted to respond to deformation of the convex surface to generate a signal related to an applied force vector.... Agent: Technology Licensing Office Masachusetts Institute Of Technology
20100155580 - Bottle inspection apparatus with image-corrected mirror cabinet: An inspection apparatus for optically examining bottles, having a mirror cabinet for imaging different circumferential side views of a bottle to be examined. The deflection mirrors for beam paths associated with lateral image areas are tilted such that an in distortion caused by central projection will be compensated for in... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20100155581 - Laser scanning unit and image-forming apparatus having the same: A laser scanning unit and an image-forming apparatus employing the laser scanning unit. The laser scanning unit includes an optical source to irradiate a light beam, a deflector to deflect the irradiated light beam to a photosensitive body, an optical imaging device on which the light beam deflected from the... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20100155582 - Solid-state imaging device and manufacturing method of the same, electronic equipment, and semiconductor device: A solid-state imaging device includes: a photodiode formed to be segmented with respect to each pixel in a pixel area in which plural pixels are integrated on a light receiving surface of a semiconductor substrate; an insulator film formed on the semiconductor substrate to cover the photodiode; a recessed part... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman
20100155583 - Wavelength measurement system: A fiber optic interrogator includes a broadband optical source, at least one beam splitter directing output of the optical source to an array of fiber optic gratings, at least one linear transmission or reflection filter, at least one optical receiver and at least one amplifier associated with each receiver. In... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100155584 - Sensor for detecting dirt and/or rain and method for operating a sensor: A sensor detects dirt and/or rain having a transmitter unit (12, 112) and at least one receiver unit (16, 116) as well as a test surface (22, 122), an accumulation (30, 32) on the test surface (22, 122) being detectable by a light beam (24, 26; 124, 126), which is... Agent: Reising Ethington P.C.
20100155585 - Method and system for detecting single-shot pulse contrast based on fiber array: A system for detecting single-shot pulse contrast includes a correlator generating a correlation signal, a spectral filter filtering light signals having wavelengths different from the correlation signal, a fiber array comprising a plurality of fibers with different lengths for transmitting the correlation signal in parallel forming parallel correlation signals, and... Agent: Zhen Zheng Lu
20100155586 - Optical encoder systems, devices and methods: Disclosed are various embodiments of high-speed, high-performance, low-noise optical encoders having various means for preventing undesired stray light from reaching light detectors incorporated therein. Structures employed to block stray light in the optical encoders include light barriers, air gap trenches, and coatings disposed between first and second sides of a... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited
20100155588 - Recombinant von willebrand factor as molecular weight marker for mass spectrometry analyses: Methods for determining molecular mass of at least 150 kDa of an analyte of interest using MALDI mass spectrometry in combination with a recombinant von Willebrand factor (rVWF) molecular weight marker are disclosed. More specifically, monomeric and multimeric rVWF are used for external and internal calibration of mass spectra applied... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun (baxter)
20100155587 - System and method for improving the quality of thermal images: An image improvement system and method are disclosed that compensates for effects of optical scattering and pixel cross-talk on image quality in an imager employing a focal plane array. The method characterizes these effects on a test image, presents them as a set of stored numerical coefficients, and applies the... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20100155589 - Downhole nuclear tool: In one aspect of the invention, a downhole tool string component comprises a tubular body with a first and a second tool joint adapted to connect to adjacent tool string components, and a central bore adapted to pass drilling mud between the joints. A sleeve circumferentially disposed about an outer... Agent: Tyson J. Wilde Novatek International, Inc.
20100155590 - Labeled transition metal complexes: The invention relates to a labeled transition metal complex comprising a transition metal atom, a reactive moiety for allowing a chemical or biological entity to become attached to the transition metal atom, an inert tridentate moiety as a stabilizing bridge, and a marker. The invention also relates to a labeled... Agent: Hoffmann & Baron, LLP
20100155594 - Mass spectrometry assay for estrogenic compounds: Methods are provided for detecting the amount of one or more HRT panel analytes (i.e., estrone (E1), estrone sulfate (E1s), 17α-estradiol (E2a), 17β-estradiol (E2b), estradiol sulfate (E2s), estriol (E3), equilin (EQ), 17α-dihydroequilin (EQa), 17β-dihydroequilin (EQb), Equilenin (EN), 17α-dihydroequilenin (ENa), 17β-dihydroequilenin (ENb), and Δ8,9-dehydroestrone (dE1)) in a sample by mass spectrometry.... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20100155591 - Second ion mass spectrometry method and imaging method: The provision of a new method for analyzing organic molecules such as protein and endocrine disrupting chemicals with excellent sensitivity. A secondary ion mass spectrometry method using a heavy ion beam as a primary ion beam enables the detection of, for example, an organism-related material at the sub-amol level with... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.
20100155593 - Time-of-flight segmented faraday: This measurement device is used to determine energy for charged particles. The measurement device includes two segments and a plate that define two thresholds or gaps. The current as a charged particle passes through these thresholds or gaps is measured. The measurement device then calculates the energy of the charged... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Assc., Inc.
20100155592 - Vitamin b2 detection by mass spectrometry: Methods are described for measuring the amount of a vitamin B2 in a sample. More specifically, mass spectrometric methods are described for detecting and quantifying vitamin B2 in a sample utilizing on-line extraction methods coupled with tandem mass spectrometric techniques.... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20100155595 - Mass spectrometry assay for congenital adrenal hyperplasia: Methods are provided for detecting the amount of one or more CAH panel analytes (i.e., pregnenolone, 17-OH pregnenolone, progesterone, 17-OH progesterone, dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), androstenedione, testosterone, deoxycorticosterone, 11-deoxycortisol, and cortisol) in a sample by mass spectrometry. The methods generally involve ionizing one or more CAH panel analytes in a sample and... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20100155596 - Method and system for heating substrate in vacuum environment and method and system for identifying defects on substrate: A method for heating a substrate in a vacuum environment and a system therefor is provided. The system includes a chamber capable of holding the substrate located in the vacuum environment and a light source capable of projecting a light beam only on a portion of the substrate. The method... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20100155597 - Particle optical device with magnet assembly: A particle optical apparatus has a particle source for generating at least one beam of charged particles, and a magnet arrangement having two pole plates, which are arranged spaced apart from one another, such that the at least one beam of charged particles in operation passes through the pole plates,... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20100155598 - Electron spin detector, and spin polarized scanning electron microscope and spin-resolved x-ray photoelectron spectroscope using the electron spin detector: An electron spin detector includes plural magnetoresistive sensors and a deceleration lens of an electron beam, and each magnetoresistive sensor is inclined so that the electron beam spread by the deceleration lens can be input perpendicularly to the magnetoresistive sensor.... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100155599 - Hand-held optical probe based imaging system with 3d tracking facilities: A method, apparatus, and system display image data for a three-dimensional object in real-time, co-registering the image data acquired from a probe with the location on the three-dimensional object from which the image data was acquired, by tracking the position and orientation of the probe as the probe acquires the... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20100155600 - Method and apparatus for plasma dose measurement: An non-Faraday ion dose measurement device is positioned within a plasma process chamber and includes a sensor located above a workpiece within the chamber. The sensor is configured to detect the number of secondary electrons emitted from a surface of the workpiece exposed to a plasma implantation process. The sensor... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Assc., Inc.
20100155601 - Infrared sensor and method of fabricating the same: An infrared sensor and a method of fabricating the same are provided. The sensor includes a substrate including a reflection layer and a plurality of pad electrodes, an interdigitated sensing electrode connected to the pad electrode and formed to be spaced apart from the reflection layer by a predetermined distance... Agent: Ampacc Law Group
20100155602 - Silicon surface state detectors and detector arrays: Photodetection devices and methods are described. The photodetection devices comprise semiconductor tapered pillars.... Agent: Steinfl & Bruno
20100155603 - System for detecting and locating water in a sandwich-type stucture for aircrafts: A system for detecting and locating water in a sandwich-type structure for aircrafts, the system including means for heating the water contained in an intermediate layer of the sandwich-type structure, and means for recording at least one image of a surface of the sandwich-type structure, the image showing particular regions... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP
20100155604 - System and method for distinguishing and detecting multiple infrared signal coordinates: Disclosed are a method and system for tracking multiple infrared signal coordinates. The method for tracking multiple infrared signal coordinates includes: sequentially operating a plurality of infrared generators; photographing the infrared generators; calculating frequency photographed by each infrared generators; and when the calculated frequency at the time of calculating does... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20100155605 - Terahertz wave tx/rx module package and method of manufacturing the same: Provided are a terahertz wave transmission and reception (Tx/Rx) module package and method of manufacturing the same. The complete and separate terahertz wave Tx/Rx module package is implemented by simply aligning a silicon ball lens, a photoconductive antenna and a focusing lens, and thus facilitates generation or measurement of a... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100155606 - Method and apparatus for acquiring images created by penetration of radioactive ray: Disclosed is an apparatus and method of acquiring images created by penetration of a radioactive ray. The apparatus includes a scintillator to generate a light signal in response to an irradiated radioactive ray, and to change an advancing direction of the generate light signal, a light receiving unit to receive... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100155607 - Radiographic image capturing system, processor and radiographic image capturing method: A processor of an radiographic image capturing system comprises a display unit for displaying a registration menu through which ordering information for image-capturing is registered, the ordering information including an image capturing unit to be used and image capturing conditions, a detecting unit for detecting a type of the image... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20100155608 - Optimized case specific spect sampling: A method for improving single photon emission computed tomography by controlling acquisition parameters specific to the imaging goals and specific to the individual case under study. Data acquisition is modulated by scanning to adapt to the particular signal to noise characteristics of each object. A preliminary acquisition quickly scans the... Agent: Utah State University Technology Commercialization Office
20100155609 - Radiation device or signal: A zoned radiation device for converging radiation of a wavelength λ to a focus at distance b, the device comprising a first set of zones and a second set of zones, wherein the first set of zones have a different characteristic to the second set and wherein the area of... Agent: Buchanan Intellectual Property Office LLC
20100155610 - Scintillation separator: An aspect of the present disclosure relates to a scintillation reflector that may include a specular material having a first and second surface, and a first diffuse material arranged adjacent to the first surface of the specular material and proximal to the scintillator surface. The composite reflector may surround at... Agent: Saint-gobain/gtpp
20100155611 - Radiation-detecting structures: A mobile device including a housing, a wireless signal transceiver contained within the housing, and a radiation-detecting structure comprising a charge storage structure contained within the housing to detect radiation.... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP
20100155612 - Image pickup apparatus, radiation image pickup apparatus, and method for manufacturing same: An image pickup apparatus includes a base that has electric conductivity, at least one image pickup element, and at least one fixing member for fixing the image pickup element to the base. The base has at least one conducting portion on the surface thereof on the side of the fixing... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100155614 - Image pickup apparatus and image pickup system: An apparatus includes a detecting unit having pixels that converts radiation or light to electric signals; a drive circuit that drives the detecting unit; a read circuit that outputs the electric signals as image signals; a power supply unit that supplies voltages to the detecting unit, the drive circuit, and... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100155613 - X-ray detector and method of driving the same: An X-ray detector and method of driving an X-ray detector include an X-ray detector having a detection module that includes a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of photoelectric transducers connected to the gate lines, respectively, to convert X-ray radiation into an electric signal, a data reading module that... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20100155615 - Robust radiation detector comprising diamond: A radiation detector comprises a substrate of diamond material and at least one electrode formed at a surface of the substrate. The electrode comprises electrically conductive material deposited in a cavity in the surface of the substrate so that at least a portion of the material of the electrode is... Agent: Bryan Cave LLP
20100155616 - Plasma panel based radiation detector: A radiation counting detector includes a first substrate and a second substrate that is generally parallel to first substrate and forms a gap with the first substrate. A gas is contained within the gap. A photocathode layer is coupled to one side of the first substrate and faces the second... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20100155617 - Neutron detector: A neutron detector comprises a gas-filled dielectric shell, preferably a glass balloon, having opposite electrodes. An electric field is established whereby ionizing particles may be detected via ionization and current flow in the gas, using a pulse height analyzer or other conventional means. The dielectric shell preferably has low gas... Agent: Robert J. Lauf
20100155618 - Radiation detecting electronic device and methods of operating: A method of operating an electronic device including determining an initial charge level at a non-volatile charge storage structure of a radiation-sensitive device including a radiation-reactive material and determining if a first radiation event has occurred based upon the non-volatile charge storage device having a different charge level than the... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP
20100155619 - Directional gas injection for an ion source cathode assembly: In an ion implanter, an inert gas is directed at a cathode assembly near an ion source chamber via a supply tube. The inert gas is provided with a localized directional flow toward the cathode assembly to reduce unwanted concentrations of cleaning or dopant gases introduced into the ion source... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Assc., Inc.
20100155620 - Tem grids for determination of structure-property relationships in nanotechnology: Silicon grids with electron-transparent SiO2 windows for use as substrates for high-resolution transmission electron microscopy of chemically-modified SiO2 surfaces are fabricated by forming an oxide layer on a silicon substrate. An aperture is defined in the silicon substrate by etching the substrate to the oxide layer. A single substrate can... Agent: Klarquist Sparkman, LLP
20100155621 - Multi-axis / multi-field charged particle cancer therapy method and apparatus: The invention relates to method and apparatus for treatment of solid cancer. More particularly, the invention comprises a multi-axis and/or multi-field charged particle cancer therapy system. The system independently controls patient translation position, patient rotation position, two-dimensional beam trajectory, delivered beam energy, delivered beam intensity, timing of charged particle delivery,... Agent: Hazen Patent Group, LLC
20100155624 - Focused ion beam apparatus, sample processing method using the same, and computer program for focused ion beam processing: A focused ion beam apparatus includes: a focused ion beam irradiating mechanism configured to irradiate a sample with a focused ion beam; a detector configured to detect a secondary charged particle generated by irradiating the sample with the focused beam; an image generating unit configured to generate an sample image... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/seiko Instruments Inc.
20100155623 - Ion implantation with diminished scanning field effects: Ion implantation systems and scanning systems are provided, in which a focus adjustment component is provided to adjust a focal property of an ion beam to diminish zero field effects of the scanner upon the ion beam. The focal property may be adjusted in order to improve the consistency of... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates, LLC National City Bank Building
20100155625 - Methods for concealing surface defects: Methods for removing random or uncontrolled surface defects from a work piece surface are provided, by applying a plurality of induced controlled defects over the random defects to alter the surface texture.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20100155626 - Container for transporting and storing uranium hexaflouride: A vessel for storing and transporting hazardous substances, like for example Uranium Hexafluoride, includes a body having an internal region that is subdivided into two or more isolated regions. The vessel further includes end members that house ingress and egress valves. A cover assembly is affixed to the vessel to... Agent: Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP
20100155627 - Methods and apparatuses for performing common mode pulse compensation in an opto-isolator: In an opto-isolator, a common mode pulse compensation circuit is provided that senses when a common mode pulse event occurs and that adds current to the LED drive current to compensate for a decrease in the LED drive current caused by the occurrence of the event. The common mode pulse... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited06/17/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20100148033 - Network centric directed energy systems: A system is provided where the system comprises a plurality of optical sources, each optical source configured to generate an optical beam and direct the optical beam from each of the plurality of optical sources towards a target; a beam discriminator module configured to monitor a parameter for each optical... Agent: Klein, O'neill & Singh, LLP
20100148034 - Image sensor and method for manufacturing the same: Provided are an image sensor and a method for manufacturing the same. The image sensor comprises a readout circuitry, an interconnection, an image sensing device, a first conductive-type ion implantation layer, and a via plug. The readout circuitry is formed in a first substrate. The interconnection is formed over the... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association
20100148035 - Row driven imager pixel: An imaging system includes a pixel that does not require a row select transistor. Instead, an operating voltage is selectively provided to the pixel's readout circuitry, and the readout circuitry provides output signals based on charge or voltage of a storage node. The operating voltage can be selectively provided to... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100148036 - Photodetector circuit: A photodetecting circuit includes an adder that selectively adds outputs of a plurality of circuits for photodetection. Each of the circuits for photodetection includes: a element for photodetecting; a transimpedance amplifier for photodetection, with a first input terminal connected to the photodetecting element; a transconductance amplifier, with a first input... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)
20100148038 - Light receiving circuit: Provided is a light receiving circuit including: a photodiode; a first amplifier including a feedback resistor connected between an input and an output of an inverting amplifier and having an input connected to a cathode of the photodiode; a second amplifier having a configuration similar to that of the first... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20100148037 - Pixel array with shared readout circuitry: A pixel array comprises a plurality of photo-sensitive elements arranged in rows and columns and readout circuitry for reading a value of a photo-sensitive element. Shared readout circuitry is provided for a pair of adjacent photo-sensitive elements. Adjacent instances of the shared readout circuitry are staggered with respect to one... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100148039 - Detector: A detector includes a first semiconductor substrate and a second substrate, wherein the first semiconductor substrate includes a detector element for detecting a radiation or a particle and the second substrate includes a control circuit. The detector element extends from a first main surface of the first semiconductor substrate to... Agent: Slater & Matsil LLP
20100148040 - Geiger-mode photodiode with integrated and adjustable quenching resistor, photodiode array, and manufacturing method thereof: An embodiment of a Geiger-mode avalanche photodiode includes a body of semiconductor material having a first conductivity type, a first surface and a second surface; a trench extending through the body from the first surface and surrounding an active region; a lateral-isolation region within the trench, formed by a conductive... Agent: Graybeal Jackson LLP
20100148041 - Optical receiver module and manufacturing method for the optical receiver module: Provided is an optical receiver module capable of suppressing an increase, which is caused by tolerance of angle occurring at a time of manufacturing, in an amount of reflected return light that enters into an optical fiber while ensuring light-receiving efficiency. The light-receiving element (10) is arranged so that directions... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100148042 - Sensor: A sensor for angle measurement of a joint is disclosed. The sensor comprises a code strip, a linear encoder configured to detect relative movement between the linear encoder and the code strip, and a microcontroller configured to compute angular rotation of the joint from linear displacement obtained by the relative... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20100148043 - Tilt sensor device: A tilt sensor includes a body; a first emitter and a first receiver being spacedly disposed on the body, the first receiver being used for receiving a first signal emitted from the first emitter, a second emitter and a second receiver being spacedly disposed on the body, the second receiver... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100148044 - Electronic device housing: An electronic device housing includes a metallic base part 101; a resin part 402 fixed to the base part 101; and a printed circuit board 104 coming into contact with the resin part 402; wherein bonding of the base part 101 to the resin part 402 is carried out by... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20100148045 - Photodetector, diffraction grating, optical pickup and optical disc apparatus: The present invention provides a photodetector capable of generating highly accurate tracking and focusing error signals free of variations in light quantity caused by interference, in an optical pickup with a two-wavelength multilaser. The photodetector comprises first three light receiving areas arranged linearly to receive three light beams respectively resulting... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100148046 - Method for collaborative tuning of gamma camera: A system and tuning method to collaboratively calibrate high voltage DAC values and Photomultiplier Tube DAC values of photomultiplier tubes of a gamma camera so that the detector produces a valid energy spectrum over the entire detector surface. A method for tuning a gamma camera having a plurality of photosensors,... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100148047 - Method for improving clinical data quality in positron emission tomography: A method for improving clinical data quality in Positron Emission Tomography (PET). The method provides for the processing of PET data to accurately and efficiently determine a data single-to-noise ratio (SNR) corresponding to each individual clinical patient scan, as a function of a singles rate in a PET scanner. The... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100148048 - System for providing a calibration for a testing device used to evaluate ethanol production yield, and associated method: A system is provided to calibrate for a near infrared analytical testing device configured to screen for ethanol production yield of an ethanol-producing material. The system comprises a first analytical testing device configured collect a first and second signal associated with a characteristic parameter of a sample material, wherein the... Agent: Dana Rewoldt Garst Seed Company
20100148049 - Method of identification of petroleum compounds using frequency mixing on surfaces: A method for estimating a chemical composition of a material in a borehole penetrating the earth, the method includes: placing an analysis unit into the borehole; placing a sample of the material onto an enhanced surface of the analysis unit, the enhanced surface having a feature configured to increase an... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP- Baker Hughes Incorporated
20100148050 - Security mark: A security mark (130) that comprises a metamaterial such that properties of the metamaterial provides authentication of the security mark (130). The metamaterial may have a negative refractive index. An article may be secured by applying the metamaterial to the article such that properties of the metamaterial authenticate the article.... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100148051 - Ion filter: An ion filter (10) for use in ion mobility spectrometry is described, together with a method for manufacturing the filter. The filter (10) is manufactured by removing portions from a monolithic structure to form a pair of electrodes which remain mechanically connected. The connecting portion (22) provides sufficient electrical impedance... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20100148052 - Analytical carrier and application thereof: A carrier that is intended for retaining a subject of analysis and contains an electrically conductive material having a nonmetallic matrix. This analytical carrier containing an electrically conductive material is useful in situations where operations of the carrier, such as applying voltage thereto, are necessary to feed, retain or analyze... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100148057 - Device and method for analyzing a sample: Embodiments of the invention relate to a device for analysing a sample surface Comprising an outlet and a frame. The outlet is for forming a jet of gas, the jet forming a sampling region for receiving one or more sample surfaces, and the frame holding the outlet and being adapted... Agent: Waters Technologies Corporation
20100148053 - Flat plate faims with lateral ion focusing: A high field asymmetric waveform ion mobility spectrometer (FAIMS) includes at least two focusing electrodes that are separated one from the other by a gap, which decreases in width along a direction of ion flow. Within the gap is disposed an electrode assembly including a first electrode and a second... Agent: Thermo Finnigan LLC
20100148059 - High sensitivity mass spectrometer interface for multiple ion sources: An interface for mass spectrometers. The interface uses non coaxial sampling pathways of the analyte ion beam prior to entering the entrance of a mass spectrometer for decreasing chemical background, and can be done in such a way as to permit multiple sprayers, increasing sample throughput and sensitivity for LC/MS... Agent: Dowell & Dowell P.C.
20100148056 - Mass spectrometer: A mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising an orthogonal acceleration Time of Flight mass analyser. A pulse or packet of ions is released either from an ion trap (7) or alternatively from a travelling wave ion guide arranged upstream of an orthogonal acceleration electrode (2) which forms part of the Time... Agent: Waters Technologies Corporation
20100148054 - Mass spectrometry assay for thiopurine-s-methyl transferase activity and products generated thereby: Methods are described for measuring the amount of a methylation TPMT enzyme product in a sample. More specifically, mass spectrometric methods are described for detecting and quantifying 6-MMP or isotopically labeled 6-MMP in a test sample utilizing mass spectrometric techniques and for using such methods to determine the activity of... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20100148058 - Method and apparatus for chemical and biological sample separation: The present invention describes a method and apparatus for separating chemical and/or biological samples based on selective ion-molecular interactions in the gas phase. A chemical modifier is added to the drift gas that interacts selectively with a targeted molecule in at least one component of the sample in a drift... Agent: Ching Wu Excellims Corporation
20100148055 - Methods for detecting catecholamines by mass spectrometry: Provided are methods for determining the amount of one or more of one or more of epinephrine (E), norepinephrine (NE), and dopamine (D) in a sample using mass spectrometry. The methods generally involve ionizing one or more of E, NE, and D in a sample and detecting and quantifying the... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20100148060 - Atom probe: Aspects of the present invention are directed generally toward atom probe and three-dimensional atom probe microscopes. For example, certain aspects of the invention are directed-toward an atom probe or a three-dimensional atom probe that includes a sub-nanosecond laser to evaporate ions from a specimen under analysis and a reflectron for... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20100148061 - Mass spectrometer: A basic ion optical system (2) in which the temporal focusing of ions is ensured includes a plurality of sector-shaped electrodes (11, 12, 13, and 14), an ion injection slit (15), and an ion ejection slit (16), which are placed on the same plane. A plurality of basic ion optical... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100148062 - Charged-particle condensing device: Ions and charged droplets move from the nozzle (6) towards the orifice (22) of a charged-particle transport device or the desolvation pipe (7). This particle motion is governed by the distribution of the pseudo-potential along particle trajectories. There are RF-voltages applied to neighboring electrodes (241-246) of the electrode array (24)... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100148063 - Differential-pressure dual ion trap mass analyzer and methods of use thereof: A dual ion trap mass analyzer includes adjacently positioned first and second two-dimensional ion traps respectively maintained at relatively high and low pressures. Functions favoring high pressure (cooling and fragmentation) may be performed in the first trap, and functions favoring low pressure (isolation and analytical scanning) may be performed in... Agent: Thermo Finnigan LLC
20100148064 - X-ray detector for electron microscope: Multiple detectors arranged in a ring within a specimen chamber provide a large solid angle of collection. The detectors preferably include a shutter and a cold shield that reduce ice formation on the detector. By providing detectors surrounding the sample, a large solid angle is provided for improved detection and... Agent: Michael O. Scheinberg
20100148065 - Electron beam sterilization monitoring system and method: A medical container sterilization apparatus includes: an electron beam generator; a probe placed in proximity to an electron plume projected from the generator; and electronics configured to accept a signal carried by the probe, the signal, the signal indicative of a sterilization level of the electron plume, the electronics further... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20100148066 - Thermal imaging camera for taking thermographic images: In a thermal imaging camera for acquisition of thermographic images of a measurement object, an electronic evaluation unit is integrated into the thermal imaging camera; it is designed for recognition of corresponding partial regions of the acquired thermographic images, and with it, the acquired images can be assembled into an... Agent: Hoffmann & Baron, LLP
20100148068 - Apparatus for authenticating a person of at least one biometric parameter: The apparatus for authenticating a person on the basis of at least one biometric parameter, particularly on the basis of a fingerprint, comprises a biometric detector (20) for detecting a biometric parameter, a skin detector (24) for identifying, in a contactless manner, living human skin within a scanning area. The... Agent: Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20100148070 - Analysis apparatus and method: A method of performing dissolution analysis on a tablet, the method comprising: irradiating a tablet with radiation having at least one frequency in the range from 40 GHz to 100 THz; detecting radiation which has been transmitted through or reflected by the tablet; determining a parameter from the detected radiation... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100148069 - Information acquisition apparatus and information acquisition method using terahertz wave for acquiring information on object: An information acquisition apparatus includes a pulse generator 9, a detector 10, a first delay unit 15, a second delay unit 16 and a computation unit. The pulse generator 9 is excited by a first laser beam to generate a terahertz wave in the form of a pulse. The detector... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100148071 - Inspection apparatus and inspection method: An inspection apparatus for inspecting a subject (sample) (for example, performing identification or imaging of the subject) using an expansion coefficient with a relatively small amount of data. The inspection apparatus includes a transforming unit that performs a wavelet transform on a terahertz time waveform obtained using a terahertz wave... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100148072 - Photodetector, flat x-ray detector and method for producing the same: A flat organic photodetector has a structured first electrode that forms several sub-electrodes, a second electrode, at least one first organic layer, and a second organic layer. The organic layers are situated between the two electrodes and are structured in conformity with the structuring of the first electrode, so that... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department
20100148074 - Scintillation array method and apparatus: In one aspect a scintillation array includes a transparent material between portions of adjacent scintillation pixels. The transparent material can allow light to pass from one scintillation pixel to an adjacent scintillation pixel. The resulting image provides information regarding the depth at which a scintillation event occurs. Another aspect regards... Agent: Saint-gobain/gtpp
20100148073 - System and method for structured illumination and collection for improved optical confocality of raman fiber array spectral translator imaging and interactive raman probing: The disclosure relates generally to methods and apparatus for using telescope optics and a fiber array spectral translator-based (“FAST”) spectroscopic system for improved imaging, spectral analysis, and interactive probing of a sample. In an embodiment, the confocality of a fiber array spectral translator-based spectroscopic system is improved through the use... Agent: Chemimage Corporation
20100148075 - System and method for using multiple collimation data for tomography: Methods and systems for producing an image. A measurement is obtained, and a projector function is generated using the obtained measurement. The generated projector function is modified based on an a priori image. An image is reconstructed using the modified projector function.... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20100148077 - Electronic cassette type of radiation detection apparatus: An electronic cassette type of radiation detection apparatus having a sensor array including a plurality of sensors for detecting incident radiation has a connecting portion to which detachable additional function modules are connected. A selection unit is provided for changing a radiographing mode from a still image radiographing mode and... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100148076 - Radiographic image capturing system: When a first image capturing apparatus installed in an image capturing room is selected and a power supply switch of a radiation converter used in the first image capturing apparatus is turned on, a controller generates an image capturing apparatus identification signal for specifying the image capturing apparatus, and sends... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20100148078 - X-ray image detector: The present invention refers to X-ray technology and is intended for application in medical X-ray units. A small-sized X-ray image detector is created, wherein the photoelectric sensor is protected against X-rays, but the capability of obtaining high-quality images is retained. The X-ray image detector incorporates a housing 1 with a... Agent: Houston Eliseeva
20100148079 - Radiation detector of the delta e-e type with insulation trenches: A radiation detector of the ΔE-E type is proposed. The detector is integrated in a chip of semiconductor material with a front surface and a back surface opposite the front surface, the detector having at least one detection cell arranged on the front surface for receiving a radiation to be... Agent: Graybeal Jackson LLP
20100148081 - Cassette: A radiation detecting cassette has a casing including a first flat plate for facing a patient and a second flat panel for facing a surgical table. The first flat plate and the second flat panel are spaced from each other by a predetermined distance. The casing also includes a pair... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20100148080 - Imaging apparatus and radiation imaging system: First drive wirings electrically connected to output switching elements TT11 to TT63 in a plurality of n-th row pixels 111 and second drive wirings electrically connected to initializing switch elements TR11 to TR63 in a plurality of pixels 111 along a predetermined row are connected to a first drive circuit... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100148082 - Radiation detecting pixel array signal routing: An embodiment of the invention includes a radiation detecting pixel array. The radiation detecting pixel array includes a substrate, a plurality of radiation detecting pixels arranged in a grid pattern on the substrate, a signal routing array embedded within the substrate in operative communication with the plurality of radiation detecting... Agent: Patent Docket Department Armstrong Teasdale LLP
20100148083 - Spectrophotometer and method: A spectrophotometer includes a plurality of LEDs arranged in a circular array, each having a calibrated power input determined by the use of pulse width modulation and each having a unique wavelength band determined by the utilization of a unique fluorescent phosphor coating or lens. At least one of the... Agent: William C. Cahill
20100148084 - Process for neutron interrogation of objects in relative motion or of large extent: The invention relates to the fact that a common industrial neutron interrogation screening requirement is that a high throughput rate be accommodated by the screening system. The accumulation of elemental abundance ratio spectral data to minimize statistical uncertainty is a function of the neutron flux passing through the subject. If... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.
20100148085 - Radiation detecting apparatus, radiographic image capturing system, and radiographic image capturing method: An electronic cassette in a radiographic image capturing system includes a radiation detector for detecting radiation applied from an image capturing apparatus and transmitted through a patient, a contactless power receiver for receiving electric power supplied contactlessly from a power feeder and supplying the electric power to a battery, an... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20100148087 - Arrangement for the illumination of a substrate with a plurality of individually shaped particle beams for high-resolution lithography of structure patterns: The invention is directed to an arrangement for the illumination of a substrate with a plurality of individually shaped, controllable particle beams, particularly for electron beam lithography in the semiconductor industry. It is the object of the invention to find a novel possibility for illuminating a substrate (91) with a... Agent: Houston Eliseeva
20100148086 - Magnetic deflector for an electron column: The present invention relates, in general, to a deflector for microcolumns for generating electron beams, and, more particularly, to a deflector capable of scanning or shifting electron beams or functioning as a stigmator using a magnetic field. The deflector (100) according to the present invention includes one or more deflector... Agent: Park Law Firm
20100148088 - Techniques for providing a multimode ion source: Techniques for providing a multimode ion source are disclosed. In one particular exemplary embodiment, the techniques may be realized as an apparatus for ion implantation, the apparatus including an ion source having a hot cathode and a high frequency plasma generator, wherein the ion source has multiple modes of operation.... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Assc., Inc.
20100148089 - Ion implantation ion source, system and method: An ion source is disclosed incorporating various aspects of the invention including i) a vaporizer, ii) a vaporizer valve, iii) a gas feed, iv) an ionization chamber, v) an electron gun, vi) a cooled mounting frame, and vii) an ion exit aperture. The ion source includes means for introducing gaseous... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)
20100148090 - Multi-purpose ultraviolet sterilizer: A multi-purpose ultraviolet sterilizer comprises a body having six planes, wherein one of the six planes is a door; an inner space arranged inside the body and used to store objects that are small the inner space; and a sterilization module coupled with the inner space and used to disinfect... Agent: Schmeiser Olsen & Watts
20100148091 - Method and system for rapid phase luminescense spectroscopy analysis: A system for use in analyzing a pharmaceutical composition having multiple constituents comprising a luminescence sensor, the sensor being adapted to direct a plurality of radiation pulses to the pharmaceutical composition and detect luminescence emitted from each composition constituent as a function of time, the sensor being further adapted to... Agent: Glaxosmithkline Corporate Intellectual Property, Mai B482
20100148092 - Microarray reader based on evanescent wave detection and method of reading a microarray: A microarray reader (100) comprises a light source (102), beam shaping elements (104) positioned near the light source (102), a moving stage (124) supporting one or more of the light source (102) and beam shaping elements (104), an optical substrate (112) supporting an immobilized microarray, a reaction chamber (116) in... Agent: Honeywell/slw Patent Services
20100148093 - Covert illumination: This invention relates to methods and apparatus for covert illumination. The method involves illuminating the scene with light which is tuned to an absorption resonances of atmospheric oxygen gas. Light tuned to have a wavelength corresponding to an oxygen absorption wavelength travelling through the atmosphere is therefore attenuated by absorption.... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100148094 - Radiation source cartridge and module containing same: There is disclosed an elongate radiation source cartridge. The cartridge comprises: (i) an elongate radiation source assembly having a proximal portion and distal portion, the distal portion of the elongate radiation source assembly being unsupported, (ii) a housing coupled to the proximal portion of the elongate radiation source assembly, and... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)
20100148095 - Stamper, stamper testing method, and stamper testing apparatus: e
20100148096 - Modular computed and direct radiography assembly and method: The present invention is directed to a modular scanning apparatus that can be advantageously used in both computed radiology devices and fixed scanning direct radiology devices. The scanning assembly advantageously utilizes a light collecting and measuring assembly having highly reflective surfaces in conjunction with a novel optical assembly within a... Agent: Robert Rowlett06/10/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20100140450 - Automatic photopolymerisation device: The invention relates to a photopolymerization device (100) comprising a polymerization light source (111) and optical means (113) for guiding and/or directing the light energy produced by said source towards a zone photopolymerizable material. The photopolymerization device (100) further comprises means (117, 118) for measuring the intensity of the light... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100140452 - Dual mode source follower for low and high sensitivity applications: In certain embodiments, a unit cell is provided. The unit cell may include a high sensitivity path and a low sensitivity path. The high sensitivity path may include a first transistor and a first switch. The first switch may couple an output node to the first transistor. The low sensitivity... Agent: Baker Botts LLP
20100140451 - Physiological sensor with booster circuit: A physiological sensor includes a light source in optical communication with a light detector. A controller is in communication with the light detector via a connector. A booster circuit is in communication with the light detector and the connector. The booster circuit may be configured to buffer signals generated by... Agent: Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100140454 - Solid state imaging device: A solid state imaging device comprises a pixel unit, a first controller, and a second controller. The pixel unit has a two dimensional matrix of pixels and each of the pixels is arrayed in the matrix. The first controller independently controls the output unit row by row. The second controller... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100140453 - Solid-state imaging device and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a solid-state imaging device including: a pixel part configured to include a plurality of light receiving regions corresponding to different wavelengths; and an element isolator configured to separate the plurality of light receiving regions from each other in such a way that each of the light receiving... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20100140456 - Semiconductor device: In a semiconductor device, where, with respect to a parasitic resistor in a current mirror circuit, a compensation resistor for compensating the parasitic resistor is provided in the current mirror circuit, the current mirror circuit includes at least two thin film transistors. The thin film transistors each have an island-shaped... Agent: Eric Robinson
20100140455 - Sensor pixels, arrays and array systems and methods therefor: One sensor pixel includes amplifying transistor, coupled between first bias line and data line; switch transistor, operated by control line and coupled between data line and gate of amplifying transistor; storage capacitor, coupled to second bias line; and sensor being coupled to gate of amplifying transistor. Another sensor pixel includes... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100140458 - Method and system for quantum and quantum inspired ghost imaging: A preferred embodiment comprises a method and system for generating an image of a subject or area comprising a processor; at least one incoherent light source which illuminates the subject or area; a first receiver for receiving light reflected from the subject or area operatively connected to the processor; a... Agent: U S Army Research Laboratory Attn: Rdrl-loc-i
20100140457 - Semiconductor apparatus, solid state image pickup device using the same, and method of manufacturing them: The invention provides a semiconductor apparatus provided with at least one set of buried channel type first conductive type MOS transistor and surface channel type first conductive type MOS transistor on the same substrate, in which a first conductive type impurity region is provided below a gate electrode of the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100140459 - Optical apparatus, imaging apparatus, and manufacturing method for optical apparatus: An optical device includes a first optical component and a second optical component that are adjacent to each other in a direction of an optical axis. The optical device further includes a holding member that is formed with a resin material absorbing laser beams and that holds the first optical... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100140460 - Device for the exalted detection of the emission of a target particle: The invention relates to a device (1) for detecting the emission of a target particle (6) at an emission wavelength, said device comprising: a photo-detector (2, 2A, 2B) comprising a sensitive detection surface having a high optical index; wherein said target particle (6) can be positioned in the vicinity of... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20100140461 - Systems and methods for real time multispectral imaging: Multispectral filter arrays and methods of making and using the arrays are described herein. Multispectral imaging systems and methods of making and using the systems are also described. A multispectral filter array includes a mosaic of light sensitive elements that includes a first element sensitive to a first narrow spectral... Agent: Troutman Sanders LLP 5200 Bank Of America Plaza
20100140462 - System and method for real-time measurement of sail conditions and dynamics: The invention provides an optical measurement system and method for monitoring the condition of a sail, the system comprising: an optical interrogation unit that produces and receives an optical signal; and an optical fibre network that interconnects the interrogation unit with a plurality of optical sensors in communication with the... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20100140463 - Encoder and method for precisely indicating positions: An encoder and method for precisely indicating the position of a first member with respect to a second member by utilizing a pattern of machine-sensible elements carried on a track of the first member; the machine-sensible elements being located at successive incremental rotations on the track of the first member... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.
20100140464 - Optical system for mapping signal light onto a detector: The invention relates to an optical system that particularly allows an improved detection of signal light propagating from a light source (1) through a flat glass substrate (11). SC-modes of this signal light that would normally be totally internally reflected at the backside (10) of the substrate (11) are coupled... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100140467 - Analysis of amino acids in body fluid by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry: This disclosure provides methods for quantifying individual amino acids in various bodily fluids obtained from a human patient. Also provided are reference ranges for normal amino acid levels in the various bodily fluids (e.g., blood plasma, urine, cerebrospinal fluid, and saliva) and for various age groups (e.g., neonates, infants, children,... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20100140465 - Apparatus and method for filtration to enhance the detection of peaks: Filters and methods for enhancing the identification of peaks in mass spectroscopy data are disclosed. In particular, the invention encompasses methods using hole array filters for the purpose of purifying biological fluids to be used in generating mass spectra data. The methods of the present invention may be used for... Agent: Howrey LLP - East
20100140468 - Apparatus for holding solids for use with surface ionization technology: The present invention is a device to restrict the sampling of analyte ions and neutral molecules from surfaces with mass spectrometry and thereby sample from a defined area or volume. In various embodiments of the present invention, a tube is used to sample ions formed with a defined spatial resolution... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP
20100140466 - Radical anions for electron transfer dissociation: Radical anions for use in the fragmentation of positively charged biopolymer ions by means of electron transfer are produced from substances previously unknown for use as ETD production substances. The inventive substances produce radical anions that lead to electron transfer dissociations with a high yield of fragment ions. The substances... Agent: Law Offices Of Paul E. Kudirka
20100140469 - Mass spectrometer: One cycle of loop orbit is formed by two identical time-focusing unit structures (T1 and T2). Each of the time-focusing unit structures (T1 and T2) has a time-focusing point (P1) at the injection side and a time-focusing point (P2) at the ejection side. Each of them also has an injection-side... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100140471 - Electron beam apparatus and method of operating the same: An electron beam apparatus is offered which can well detect backscattered electrons or both backscattered electrons and secondary electrons if an electron detector is disposed above an objective lens in the apparatus. The electron beam apparatus has an electron beam source for emitting an electron beam accelerated by a given... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.
20100140470 - Interface, a method for observing an object within a non-vacuum environment and a scanning electron microscope: An interface, a scanning electron microscope and a method for observing an object that is positioned in a non-vacuum environment. The method includes: passing at least one electron beam that is generated in a vacuum environment through at least one aperture out of an aperture array and through at least... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20100140472 - Pattern displacement measuring method and pattern measuring device: An evaluation method and apparatus is provided for evaluating a displacement between patterns of a pattern image by using design data representative of a plurality of patterns superimposed ideally. A first distance is measured for an upper layer pattern between a line segment of the design data and an edge... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100140473 - Nanorobot module, automation and exchange: A nanorobot module with a measurement device for the measurement of spatial surface properties with a measurement range in the centimetre range and a resolution in the nanometre range, that can be arranged in a vacuum chamber, for example the vacuum chamber of a microscope. Along with this integration of... Agent: Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, LLP
20100140474 - Method of inspecting a semiconductor device and an apparatus thereof: A method and apparatus of inspecting a sample, in which the sample is inspected under a plurality of inspection conditions, and inspection data obtained by inspecting the sample under each of the plurality of inspection conditions and position information on the sample of the inspection date in correspondence with the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100140475 - Detection device: Reflective means comprising substrates, selectively reflects electromagnetic radiation whose frequency lies between 3×109 Hz and 1013 Hz, and includes, for example, a layer of high resistivity silicon, on which the radiation is arranged to be incident, and means for selectively generating charge carriers in the layer to reflect the radiation,... Agent: Venable LLP
20100140479 - Apparatus and method for detecting a designated group of materials and apparatus and method for determining if a designated group of materials can be distinguished from one or more other materials.: A method for detecting the presence of a target material comprising a source of a beam of terahertz radiation comprising illuminating a suspected subject with THz radiation having been determined to provide sufficiently clustered PCA classification to distinguish the target materials from non-target materials. The method further provides for determining... Agent: Lawrence S. Cohen, Attorney
20100140478 - Gas detector: A gas detector (10) that is arranged to sense the concentration levels of target gases oxygen, methane, carbon monox-ide, and hydrogen sulphide, within a gas sample from an environment surrounding the detector. The gas detector (10) comprises laser sources (12a-12d) that are arranged to transmit radiation through the gas sample... Agent: Dann, Dorfman, Herrell & Skillman
20100140477 - Method and device for gas analysis: A method for determining at least one gas variable by way of a gas sensor system, and at least one system variable of that gas sensor system, in which:—the gas variable is measured at least twice, the at least two measurements differing because two different values are set for a... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100140476 - Method for classifying resins types in carbon fiber reinforced plastic materials using ir spectroscopy: In one embodiment, a method of classifying a polymer containing surface is provided including collecting one or more spectra of infrared energy reflected from the surface over a spectrum of wavelengths; performing multivariate processing at one or more wavelengths; comparing results of the multivariate processing with one or more predetermined... Agent: Tung & Associates / Randy W. Tung, Esq.
20100140480 - Radiometric level or density measurement: A level or density of a medium in a tank is radiometrically measured by detecting the light flashes generated by a scintillator with an array of photodiodes. Corresponding voltage pulses are summed up and analyzed with respect to their relevance before they are used for determining the level or the... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP
20100140481 - Apparatus for detecting information on object: An apparatus for detecting information on an object includes an irradiating unit, a detecting unit, and an information-obtaining unit. The irradiating unit irradiates the object with electromagnetic waves as a rectangular shaped beam. The electromagnetic waves include a frequency component in (or range of) at least part of a frequency... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100140483 - Radioimaging applications of and novel formulations of teboroxime: A method for cardiac imaging is provided, including administering to an adult human subject an amount of a teboroxime species having a radioactivity of less than 5 mCi at a time of administration, and performing a SPECT imaging procedure of a cardiac region of interest (ROI) of the subject. Other... Agent: William H. Dippert Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
20100140484 - Reducing trap effects in a scintillator by application of secondary radiation: According to an embodiment of the invention, a radiation detector device (10) for detecting a primary radiation (6) comprises a scintillator (12) which generates a converted primary radiation in response to incoming primary radiation (6) and a photo detector (14) for detecting the converted primary radiation. The radiation detector device... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100140482 - Self-referencing integrated biosensor based on surface plasmon resonance mediated luminescence: A sensing device for characterizing a substance by modifying modes of resonance of surface plasmons is described. The sensing device comprises: a photo-emitting substrate layer for generating a luminescence signal; a dielectric adaptive layer applied onto the photo-emitting substrate layer; and a sensing layer applied onto the dielectric adaptive layer,... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP
20100140486 - High resolution near-field imaging method and apparatus: A device and method are disclosed for imaging. Coded aperture arrays are used in conjunction with macro-collimators, on either side or both sides of the coded aperture arrays, to produce coded images, which are then used to produce a decoded image. Various parameters, including the distances between the radiation source... Agent: Mckee, Voorhees & Sease, P.L.C
20100140485 - Imaging system and method with scatter correction: An imaging technique is provided for acquiring scatter free images of an object. The technique includes acquiring a plurality of projection images of the object using a source and a detector oriented at a plurality of projection angles relative to the object, and generating a plurality of scatter free projection... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20100140487 - X-ray detector including scintillator, a lens array, and an image intensifier: An X-ray detection device including a scintillator configured to convert gamma rays or X-rays into optical radiation, an optical image intensifier configured to intensify the optical radiation to generate intensified optical radiation, an optical coupling system configured to guide the intensified optical radiation, and a solid state detector configured to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100140488 - Increasing the spatial resolution of dosimetry sensors: A two-dimensional array of memory cells may be used to implement a spatial dosimeter. The two-dimensional array of cells may be implemented by an integrated circuit memory Because of the relatively small size of the integrated circuit memory, the resolution of the resulting array may be less than 100 nanometers.... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20100140489 - Radiation detector of the delta e-e type with insulation trenches: A radiation detector of the ΔE-E type is proposed. The detector is integrated in a chip of semiconductor material with a front surface and a back surface opposite the front surface, the detector having at least one detection cell arranged on the front surface for receiving a radiation to be... Agent: Graybeal Jackson LLP
20100140490 - Radiographic imaging device: There is provided a radiographic imaging device including: a radiation detector; a switching power supply; a storage section; a reading section; and a control section that controls the switching power supply so as to implement switching control and cause electricity to be accumulated in the storage section at a time... Agent: Solaris Intellectual Property Group, PLLC
20100140491 - Radiation sensitive detector: An apparatus includes an x-ray source (112) that generates transmission radiation that traverses an examination region (108) and a detector (116) that includes a photo-converter (204) that detects the radiation and generates a signal indicative thereof. The photo-converter (204) includes a light receiving region (260) on a back side (264).... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100140492 - Radiation detecting apparatus, radiographic image capturing system, and radiographic image capturing method: A radiographic image capturing system includes an image capturing apparatus for applying radiation to a subject, an electronic cassette serving as a radiation detecting apparatus for detecting radiation X transmitted through the subject, a power feeder for supplying electric power contactlessly to a contactless power receiver of the electronic cassette,... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20100140493 - Method and apparatus for collector sweeping control of an electron beam: A collector sweeping method for controlling an electron beam (1) in a beam collector (230), in particular of a magnetic gyrotron device, comprises the steps of subjecting the electron beam (1) to a transversal sweeping field having a field component perpendicular to a longitudinal direction (z) of the beam collector... Agent: Ip Group Of Dla Piper LLP (us)
20100140494 - Collimator magnet for ion implantation system: A collimator magnet (CM) usable in an ion implantation system provides an exit ion beam with a large aperture, substantially parallel in one plane or orthogonal planes. The CM includes identical poles, defined by an incident edge receiving an ion beam, and an exit edge outputting the ion beam for... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100140495 - Cathode having electron production and focusing groves, ion source and related method: A cathode having electron production and focusing grooves for an ion source of an ion implanter system, the ion source and a related method are disclosed. In one embodiment, the cathode includes a working surface having a plurality of electron production and focusing grooves positioned therein. A repeller of the... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Assc., Inc.
20100140496 - Detection of an element in a flow: A method of detecting an additional element from a plurality of other elements forming a multiphase flow. The method comprising: measuring an energy spectrum response based on electromagnetic irradiation of the multiphase flow. Determining a fraction concentration of the other elements forming the multiphase flow based on a lower energy... Agent: Schlumberger Oilfield Services
20100140497 - Membrane supports with reinforcement features: A sample support structure with integrated support features and methods of making and using the reinforced membrane. The sample support structures are useful for supporting samples for analysis using microscopic techniques, such as electron microscopy, optical microscopy, x-ray microscopy, UV-VIS spectroscopy and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) techniques.... Agent: Moore & Van Allen PLLC
20100140498 - Operation stage for wafer edge inspection and review: The present invention relates to an operation stage of a charged particle beam apparatus which is employed in a scanning electron microscope for substrate (wafer) edge and backside defect inspection or defect review. However, it would be recognized that the invention has a much broader range of applicability. A system... Agent: Sawyer Law Group, P.C.
20100140500 - Apparatus and method for the treatment of breast cancer with particle beams: An apparatus and method for treating a tumor mass location in a breast of a patient. The breast is stabilized in space, preferably by creating a reduced pressure environment around the breast. Particle beams are applied to a tumor mass location positioned at the center of a substantially spherical (or... Agent: Shay Glenn LLP
20100140499 - Self-powered sanitizing door handle: The present application is directed to methods and devices for a self-powered sterilizing door handle. The door handle consists of an actuator pivotably attached to a housing. The housing is attached to a door and contains a gear train and a generator. Movement of the actuator rotates the gear train... Agent: The Law Office Of David P. Hendricks, PLLC
20100140503 - Apparatus and method for reading fluorescence: The above-mentioned problem is solved by a fluorescence reading apparatus 12 comprising an incidence angle adjusting means 10 for adjusting an incidence angle when light from a light source 7 is incident on a substrate 2; and a controller 11 that controls an amount of the incidence angle adjusted by... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC
20100140505 - Capillary electrophoresis fluorescent detection system: The invention includes a high sensitivity and high throughput capillary electrophoresis multiwavelength florescence detection system. The fluorescent detection system is configured to illuminate a relatively large volume of a single capillary or a plurality of capillaries, with a pixelated detection system capable of imaging an area of each capillary that... Agent: Intellectual Property Group Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
20100140504 - Fluorescence measurement: Methods and apparatus for measuring fluorescence, are described. The method includes measuring at least one profile of at least a portion of a surface of a sample, the surface extending substantially transverse an axis, and illuminating the portion of the sample surface with radiation for stimulating fluorescence. The intensity of... Agent: Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, Mcnett & Henry LLP
20100140501 - Fluorescence notch coding and authentication: Systems and methods for document and product authentication using a variety of absorption and emission signatures are disclosed. Emission signatures in the form of florescent or phosphorescent coatings, inks and substrates are used for authentication and protection of items such as documents, currency, and secondary packaging for tobacco, luxury goods... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20100140506 - Method of determining a measurement value on the basis of single molecule events: A method of determining a measurement value on the basis of a plurality of single molecule events of marker molecules in a sample comprises the steps of selecting the marker molecules from a group of marker molecules which are transferable between a measurable state in which a measurement signal necessary... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100140502 - Oxygen sensitive material, sensors, sensor systems with improved photostability: An oxygen sensitive polymeric material with enhanced photostability, comprising an oxygen sensitive indicator and photostabilizer incorporated into an oxygen permeable polymeric material is provided. The oxygen sensitive indicator can be, but is not limited to, [Ru(L1)(L2)(L3)]2+, wherein Ru represents the central ruthenium ion, L1, L2 and L3 represent the bidentate... Agent: Brown Rudnick LLP
20100140507 - Electron beam sterilizer: Even in a case where a spark is generated in an electron beam irradiation device 28, all the vessels 2 now being conveyed are surely sterilized by the irradiation with the electron beam. The electron beam is emitted by heating filaments 42 arranged in a vacuum chamber 40, and the... Agent: Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, P.C.
20100140508 - Coated graphite liners: Liner elements designed to protect the components located in the beam line are disclosed. These liner elements, preferably constructed from graphite, are coated with a non-metal material, such as silicon, silicon carbide or diamond like carbon. These coatings significantly reduce the loose particles created by the liner. Therefore, following preventative... Agent: Nields, Lemack & Frame, LLC
20100140510 - Method and device for cooling a gas: The invention relates to a method and to a device for the vibration-free cooling of a gas. In a first cooling step, the gas is brought into thermal contact with a first cooling medium. In a second cooling step, it then flows through a liquefier, which is in thermal contact... Agent: Jordan And Hamburg LLP
20100140509 - Plasma generating nozzle having impedance control mechanism: The present invention provides a plasma generating system that includes: a microwave generator for generating microwave energy; a power supply connected to the microwave generator for providing power thereto; a microwave cavity; a waveguide operatively connected to the microwave cavity for transmitting microwave energy thereto; an isolator for dissipating microwave... Agent: Jordan And Hamburg LLP
20100140512 - Extreme ultraviolet light source apparatus: An extreme ultraviolet (EUV) light source apparatus in which a location or posture shift of an EUV collector mirror can be detected. The apparatus includes: a chamber; a target supply mechanism for supplying a target material into the chamber; a driver laser for irradiating the target material with a laser... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20100140513 - Extreme ultraviolet light source apparatus: An extreme ultraviolet light source apparatus has a magnetic field generator which generates a magnetic field region around a direction of the magnetic field passing through a plasma region in which a plasma is to be generated and converges charged particles including ion emitted from the plasma region toward the... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100140511 - Flat discharge lamp: The present invention relates to a flat discharge lamp (1000) that transmits in the visible and/or UV comprising first and second dielectric walls (2, 3) that are facing each other, kept parallel and sealed at the periphery (8), that thus define an internal space (10) filled with a plasma gas... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100140514 - Gas management system for a laser-produced-plasma euv light source: Devices and corresponding methods of use are described herein which may comprise an enclosing structure defining a closed loop flow path and a system generating a plasma at a plasma site, e.g. laser produced plasma system, where the plasma site may be in fluid communication with the flow path. For... Agent: Matthew K. Hillman Cymer, Inc., Legal Dept.
20100140515 - Method and apparatus for validation of sterilization: An apparatus, system and method for verifying the achievement of a desired sterility assurance level (SAL) for components manipulated within a low-energy electron beam sterilization chamber. The components are preferably pre-sterilized and connected together in an assembly fashion which creates and maintains the sterility of the connection by subjecting the... Agent: K&l Gates LLP06/03/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20100133417 - Autofocus device: An autofocus device includes an objective lens, an observation optical system, a driving mechanism that displaces the objective lens in an optical axis direction thereof, an illumination-optical-system optical path used to illuminate a measurement surface of a measurement object through the objective lens with light, and a pattern-projection-optical-system optical path.... Agent: Rankin, Hill & Clark LLP
20100133419 - Electronic element wafer module and method for manufacturing same, electronic element module, optical element wafer module and method for manufacturing same, and electronic information device: A method for manufacturing an electronic element wafer module is provided, the method comprising: a protective resin film forming step of forming a protective resin film on only light openings of the plurality of wafer-shaped optical elements; a light shielding film forming step of filming a light shielding film on... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100133418 - Quantum dot optical devices with enhanced gain and sensitivity and methods of making same: Optical and optoelectronic devices and methods of making same. Under one aspect, an optical device includes an integrated circuit an array of conductive regions; and an optically sensitive material over at least a portion of the integrated circuit and in electrical communication with at least one conductive region of the... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100133422 - Light concentrating module: A light concentrating module includes an optical film having a light incident surface and a light outgoing surface facing the light incident surface, an optical wedge plate having a first surface, a second surface facing the first surface and having an angle with respect to the first surface and a... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC
20100133421 - Complementary metal oxide silicon image sensor and method of fabricating the same: Disclosed is a method of fabricating a CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Silicon) image sensor. The method includes the steps of: forming a device protective layer and a metal interconnection on a substrate formed with a light receiving device; forming an inner micro-lens on the metal interconnection; coating an interlayer dielectric... Agent: The Law Offices Of Andrew D. Fortney, Ph.d., P.C.
20100133420 - Solid-state imaging device, method of producing the same, and camera: A method of producing a solid-state imaging device includes the steps of forming on a substrate a photoelectric conversion portion that receives light on a light-receiving surface and that photoelectrically converts the received light to generate a signal charge, forming above the light-receiving surface an optical waveguide that guides light... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
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20100133424 - Electro-optical sensors: An electro-optical sensor for use with a retro-reflective target (10). The light-emitting assembly involves a LED (4) and collimating and parallel lenses (2, 4), and the sensing assembly involves a collecting lens (5), an aperture plate (6) and a photodiode array (7) with optional field-curvature correcting lens (8). The lens... Agent: Davis & Bujold, P.l.l.c.
20100133425 - Optical pickup apparatus: An optical pickup apparatus comprising: a photo detector configured to receive light reflected from a medium; a housing mounted with the photo detector; and a projecting portion projecting from the housing, the projecting portion including a displacement preventer configured to prevent displacement of the photo detector or an adhesive relative... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP
20100133427 - Extended dynamic range light detection systems and methods: Systems and methods for detecting and measuring light emitted from a sample and having a large dynamic range, e.g., a range of luminous intensity covering six or more orders of magnitude, that may be difficult to fully detect using a single detector with a limited detection range. Simultaneous measurements of... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100133426 - Sample and method for evaluating resolution of scanning electron microscope, and electron scanning microscope: A method of evaluating a resolution of a scanning electron microscope includes picking up a first image of a concave and convex pattern formed on a surface of a sample utilizing a first scanning electron microscope, picking up a second image of the concave and convex pattern on the sample... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100133428 - Mass spectrometry apparatus: A mass spectrometry apparatus configured to allow a user to designate an upper limit value UL together with a lower limit value, as a peak sorting condition. A data processing section is operable to determine whether respective peak intensities of a plurality of peaks appearing on a mass spectrum fall... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100133429 - Method of controlling mass spectrometer and mass spectrometer: A method of controlling a mass spectrometer comprises the steps of: supplying a current to a cathode electrode of an ion source having the cathode electrode and an anode electrode, and ionizing a molecules of a gas to be measured; selecting ions generated in the ion source by mass-to-charge ratio;... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC
20100133430 - Ms methods to evaluate glycans: The present disclosure provides, among other things, methods for the identification of sulfated glycans in a mixture of glycans.... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
20100133431 - Device, apparatus and methods for mass spectrometry: The invention comprises apparatus for use with atmospheric pressure ionization sources in which an aerosol is formed from a solution of a sample. The aerosol is received in a hollow member and discharged outside the chamber of the ionization source in order to reduce contamination of the ionization source itself... Agent: Waters Technologies Corporation
20100133432 - Device and method for analyzing a sample: A device and method for analyzing a sample provide for extracting a part to be analyzed from the sample with the aid of a previously generated opening in the sample. The part to be analyzed is examined in greater detail with the aid of a particle beam. For this purpose,... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC
20100133433 - Electron beam apparatus: A plurality of primary beams are formed from a single electron source, the surface charge of a sample is controlled by at least one primary beam, and at the same time, the inspection of the sample is conducted using a primary beam other than this. Also, for an exposure area... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20100133434 - Organic semiconductor infrared distance sensing apparatus and organic infrared emitting apparatus thereof: An organic semiconductor infrared distance sensing apparatus and an organic infrared emitting apparatus thereof are disclosed. The organic semiconductor infrared distance sensing apparatus comprises an organic infrared emitting apparatus and an organic infrared receiving apparatus. The organic infrared emitting apparatus has a positive electrode layer and a negative electrode layer... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100133435 - Device for the remote optical detection of gas: An remote optical gas detection device comprising a detection housing (30) connected to an electronic power supply unit and to a human-machine interface, this detection housing containing an infrared lens (46) for forming an image on an uncooled microbolometer matrix detector (50), a CCD or CMOS-type camera (64) for observing... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20100133436 - Infrared power control supporting multi-use functionality: Systems and methods for infrared power control supporting multi-use functionality are presented. In one example, the transmit power level of an infrared (IR) light source on a headset having multiple functional states is controlled based on the headset function state. Infrared power control is used to determine proximity between an... Agent: Plantronics, Inc.IPDepartment/legal
20100133437 - Handheld infrared and raman measurement devices and methods: We disclose apparatus that includes: (a) an enclosure including an aperture; (b) a prism mounted in the enclosure so that a surface of the prism is exposed through the aperture; (c) an optical assembly contained within the enclosure, the optical assembly including a radiation source and a radiation detector, the... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20100133438 - Method for maintenance of an array of bolometer-type detectors: A method for maintenance of an array of bolometer-type detectors comprises heating of certain detectors to a threshold temperature. The heating is performed by supplying resistive detection elements with electric currents, and the threshold temperature is determined for each detector as a function of a measurement made previously on said... Agent: Miller, Matthias & Hull
20100133439 - Detector device for monitoring scrap metal for radioactive components: A detector device for monitoring metal scrap for radioactive components includes a gamma detector for detecting gamma radiation. The gamma detector is disposed in a protective housing which can be mounted in such a way that it projects into a pick-up area of a load suspension device which picks up... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20100133440 - system for determining a distribution of radioactive agents in a subject: This invention relates to a system for determining a biodistribution of radioactive agents in a subject. According to the invention, a detector system comprising two or more detectors arranged to be attached to the subject at localized areas is used for detecting the radiation emitted from the imaging agents at... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100133441 - Semiconductor radiation detector with a modified internal gate structure: A semiconductor radiation detector device comprises a conductive backside layer (102) of first conductivity type and a bulk layer (103). Opposite to the conductive backside layer (102) there are a modified internal gate layer (104) of second conductivity type, a barrier layer (105) of the first conductivity type and pixel... Agent: Wood, Phillips, Katz, Clark & Mortimer
20100133442 - X-ray detector module with a collimator: The invention relates an x-ray detector module comprising a plurality of silicium-drift detector cells which are arranged next to each other on a sensor chip. Said sensor chip is arranged in a recess of a frame-shaped base support, such that the sensitive chip surface lies in the opening of said... Agent: Hovey Williams LLP
20100133443 - Discrimination parameter calculation method for photon detectors, and nuclear medicine diagnostic apparatus using same: A discrimination parameter calculation method for photon detectors in this invention, applies two types of fitting functions which approximate waveforms of count numbers relative to energy ratios to the data having accumulated output waveform signals, and calculates fitting parameters of both the fitting functions. Based on both the fitting parameters,... Agent: Cheng Law Group, PLLC
20100133444 - Charged particle cancer therapy patient positioning method and apparatus: The invention comprises a patient positioning method and apparatus used in conjunction with multi-axis charged particle or proton beam radiation therapy of cancerous tumors. The patient positioning system is used to translate the patient and/or rotate the patient into a zone where the proton beam can scan the tumor using... Agent: Hazen Patent Group, LLC
20100133445 - Ion beam control apparatus and method: Provided are an ion beam control apparatus and a control method for controlling an ion beam energy expansion level and an ion beam size in a radial direction. An ion beam control apparatus Sa is provided with an ion beam generating unit 2, and an ion beam control unit 1a... Agent: Hespos & Porco LLP
20100133446 - Ion beam focusing lens method and apparatus used in conjunction with a charged particle cancer therapy system: The invention comprises an ion beam focusing method and apparatus used as part of an ion beam injection system, which is used in conjunction with multi-axis charged particle or proton beam radiation therapy of cancerous tumors. The ion beam focusing system includes two or more electrodes where one electrode of... Agent: Hazen Patent Group, LLC
20100133447 - Acousto-optical test and analysis cavitation chamber: An apparatus for cavitation and sonoluminescence is provided. In some embodiments the apparatus provides high-intensity shock waves that modify the properties of the liquid medium in the resonator and thereby alter the optical and electrical properties of the liquid. Methods for studying the acoustical and optical characteristics of the liquid... Agent: Intrinsic Law Corp.
20100133449 - Ion implantation apparatus, substrate clamping mechanism, and ion implantation method: Provided is an ion implantation apparatus including a disk which rotates about a first axis, a pad which is rotatable about a second axis on the disk, and on which a substrate is placed with a holder attached to a circumference of the substrate, the holder including a weight, fixing... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100133448 - Object-positioning device for charged-particle beam system: An object-positioning device comprises a rod-like object holder inserted in the chamber of a charged-particle beam system for moving the object outside the chamber, a support for slideably supporting at least a part of the side surface of the object holder, thus making the rear end of the holder outside... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.
20100133450 - Fluoroscopy operator protection device: A radiation protection device attaches to the C-arm of a fluoroscope and shields and collimates the X-ray beam between the X-ray source and the patient and between the patient and the image intensifier. One embodiment has a radiation shield of X-ray opaque material that surrounds the C-arm of the fluoroscopy... Agent: Shay Glenn LLP
20100133451 - Printing plate registration: A method for determining a position of a mechanical edge of a reference edge of a sheet of recording media relative to a first edge of a drum slot in a cylindrical surface of an imaging drum, the method includes mounting the sheet of recording media on the imaging drum... Agent: Amelia A. Buharin Patent Legal StaffPrevious industry: Static molds
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