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Radiant energy May archived by USPTO category 05/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 05/26/2011 > 55 patent applications in 33 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20110121158 - Methods and apparatus for plasma based adaptive optics: An adaptive plasma optics cell includes a housing defining a chamber, and a gas disposed within the housing chamber. A first light transmissive electrode layer is coupled to a first side of the housing and a first light transmissive dielectric layer is coupled between the first light transmissive electrode layer... Agent:
20110121159 - Portable integrated laser optical target tracker: A portable integrated laser optical target tracker and designator (PILOTT device) in a single housing is provided having a laser designator assembly to produce a focused laser beam that is projected from the housing. A laser energy detector is located in the housing that detects reflected laser energy from any... Agent: Fraser-volpe, LLC
20110121160 - Sensor for monitoring a monitored area: A sensor for monitoring a monitored area, having a transmitting unit which emits radiation, wherein the sensor is capable of detecting objects in the monitored area. According to the invention, the sensor comprises means, using which the instantaneous and/or average power per unit area applied to a detected object of... Agent: Cedes Ag
20110121161 - Counter circuits, analog to digital converters, image sensors and digital imaging systems including the same: A counter circuit for an analog to digital converter includes: a plurality of counter stages configured to obtain an integer multiple of a digital gain for the analog to digital converter by bypassing at least one of the plurality of counter stages. An analog-to-digital converter includes at least one counter... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110121162 - Solid-state imaging device and differential circuit: A solid-state imaging device that is configurable into a small size appropriate for expanding dynamic range includes: a photodiode which is a photoelectric conversion unit that generates charge by incident light; a MOS transistor which is connected to the photodiode and transfers the charge; a floating diffusion region which is... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110121163 - Method, apparatus and computer-readable medium estimating energy response function of energy resolving x-ray detector: Disclosed are an energy response estimating apparatus, a method and computer-readable medium thereof that estimates an energy response function determined by a substance constituting a detector and physical parameters, and corrects multi-energy image information by using the estimated energy response function. The energy response estimating apparatus includes an emitting unit... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110121164 - Radiation beam analyzer and method: A radiation beam analyzer for measuring the distribution and intensity of radiation produced by a Cyberknife®. The analyzer employs a relative small tank of water into which a sensor is placed. The distance between the sensor and the radiation source is not varied. There are two methods to maintain the... Agent:
20110121170 - Apparatus and method for parallel flow ion mobility spectrometry combined with mass spectrometry: Analyte ions entrained in a carrier gas are analyzed by parallel flow ion mobility spectrometry prior to analysis by a mass analyzer. An extended ion funnel is located in the vacuum system of the mass analyzer and has an ion focusing section and an ion mobility analyzing section. The carrier... Agent: Bruker Daltonics, Inc.
20110121171 - Ion mobility spectrometer instrument and method of operation: An ion mobility spectrometer instrument has a drift tube that is partitioned into a plurality of cascaded drift tube segments. A number of electric field activation sources may each be coupled to one or more of the plurality of drift tube segments. A control circuit is configured to control operation... Agent:
20110121173 - Ion source means for desorption/ionisation of analyte substances and method of desorbing/ionising of analyte substances: The invention relates to an ion source means comprising at least one holding means for holding at least one sample to expose the sample to a mass spectrometer device, wherein the holding means comprises a structured sample support means for supporting the sample and/or a structured sample or sample comprising... Agent:
20110121167 - Monitoring treatment of cancer patients with drugs targeting egfr pathway using mass spectrometry of patient samples: Methods using mass spectral data analysis and a classification algorithm provide an ability to determine whether a non-small-cell lung cancer patient, head and neck squamous cell carcinoma or colorectal cancer patient has likely developed a non-responsiveness to treatment with a drug targeting an epidermal growth factor receptor pathway. As the... Agent: Biodesix, Inc.
20110121169 - Monitoring treatment of colorectal cancer patients with drugs targeting egfr pathway using mass spectrometry of patient samples: Methods using mass spectral data analysis and a classification algorithm provide an ability to determine whether a non-small-cell lung cancer patient, head and neck squamous cell carcinoma or colorectal cancer patient has likely developed a non-responsiveness to treatment with a drug targeting an epidermal growth factor receptor pathway. As the... Agent: Biodesix, Inc.
20110121168 - Monitoring treatment of head and neck cancer patients with drugs egfr pathway using mass spectrometry of patient samples: Methods using mass spectral data analysis and a classification algorithm provide an ability to determine whether a non-small-cell lung cancer patient, head and neck squamous cell carcinoma or colorectal cancer patient has likely developed a non-responsiveness to treatment with a drug targeting an epidermal growth factor receptor pathway. As the... Agent: Biodesix, Inc.
20110121172 - Ms/ms data processing: A method of identifying precursor ion species from their fragments comprises obtaining mass spectra of a plurality of precursor ion species and their fragments to high mass accuracy. The fragment mass spectrum, obtained from fragmentation of multiple precursor ion species, is then scanned it identify pairs of fragments whose combined... Agent:
20110121165 - Multi-element screening of trace elements: The present invention is concerned with methods and devices for sample collection and simultaneous detection and/or quantitation my mass spectrometry of multiple trace elements and/or metals in fluid samples.... Agent: Diakyne Pty. Ltd.
20110121166 - Use of cyanocinnamic acid derivatives as matrics in maldi mass spectrometry: The present invention relates to the use of cyanocinnamic acid derivatives as a matrix in the MALDI mass spectrometry of an analyte.... Agent: Johann Wolfgang Goethe-universitat
20110121174 - Mass spectroscope and mass spectrometry: Provided is a mass spectroscope employing electron capture dissociation wherein the peak number of detectable fragment ions is increased. The mass spectroscope comprises an ion source (2) for generating ions from a sample, an ion trap (3) for storing and selecting ions, an ion dissociation section (4) performing electron capture... Agent:
20110121175 - Mass spectrometer: The present invention aims at enhancing the ion transport efficiency in an ion guide for transporting ions into the subsequent stage while converging the ions by using a collisional cooling method and a radio-frequency electric field. In the present invention, a transport region through which ions pass is divided into... Agent: Shimadzu Corporation
20110121176 - Sample inspection methods, systems and components: The disclosure relates to sample inspection using an ion-beam microscope. In some embodiments, the disclosure involves the use of multiple detectors, each of which provides different information about a sample.... Agent: Carl Zeiss Nts, LLC.
20110121177 - System and method for detecting at least one contamination species in a lithographic apparatus: A system for detecting at least one contamination species in an interior space of a lithographic apparatus, including: at least one monitoring surface configured to be in contact with the interior space, a thermal controller configured to control the temperature of the monitoring surface to at least one detection temperature,... Agent: Asml Netherlands B.v.
20110121178 - Camera with two visual imaging subsystems for determining parallax and for focusing an ir imaging subsystem: A camera has an infrared (“IR”) imaging subsystem that includes an IR detector. The camera also has a first and second visual imaging subsystem for generating a first visual image and a second visual image of an object in a scene. The first visual image and the second visual image... Agent: Flir Systems Ab
20110121180 - Electron beam diagnostic system using computed tomography and an annular sensor: A system for analyzing an electron beam including a circular electron beam diagnostic sensor adapted to receive the electron beam, the circular electron beam diagnostic sensor having a central axis; an annular sensor structure operatively connected to the circular electron beam diagnostic sensor, wherein the sensor structure receives the electron... Agent:
20110121179 - X-ray window with beryllium support structure: A high strength window for a radiation detection system has a plurality of ribs comprising beryllium material. There are openings between the plurality of ribs. The tops of the ribs terminate generally in a common plane. The high strength window also has a support frame around a perimeter of the... Agent:
20110121181 - Infrared proximity sensor package with improved crosstalk isolation: Disclosed are various embodiments of an infrared proximity sensor package comprising an infrared transmitter die, an infrared receiver die, a housing comprising sidewalls, a first recess, a second recess, a partitioning divider disposed between the first and second recesses, and an overlying shield comprising an infrared-absorbing material. The transmitter die... Agent: Avago Technologies Ecbu (singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20110121182 - Methods, systems and devices for crosstalk measurement and cancellation in optical proximity sensors: Various embodiments of a optical proximity sensor and corresponding methods of measuring crosstalk in the sensor are disclosed. The amount of crosstalk generated between the light emitter and the light detector of an optical proximity sensor is measured and quantified according to one of two methods. The measured crosstalk may... Agent: Avago Technologies Ecbu (singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20110121184 - Doi radiation detector: In a DOI radiation detector, scintillation crystals are arranged in three dimensions on a light receiving surface of a light receiving element, and a response of a crystal having detected a radiation ray can be identified on the light receiving surface. Thereby, a position at which the radiation ray is... Agent: Shimadzu Corporation
20110121183 - Imaging apparatus, imaging system, its controlling method, and storage medium storing its program: An idling time period after applying a bias to a conversion element until a start of an accumulation of the conversion element for deriving an image and an accumulation period from the start of the accumulation to a termination of the accumulation are measured. An offset correction of the image... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110121185 - Radiation image detecting apparatus: There is disclosed a radiation image detecting apparatus which has achieved enhanced moisture resistance of a scintillator and enhanced image quality such as sharpness of a radiation image. The radiation image detecting apparatus is provided with a scintillator panel comprising a phosphor layer on a substrate and a photoelectric conversion... Agent:
20110121186 - Cesium and lithium-containing quaternary compound scintillators: The present invention relates to quaternary compound scintillators and related devices and methods. The scintillators may include, for example, a quaternary compound, the quaternary compound having a first position, a second position, a third position, a fourth position; wherein the first position is Cs; the second position is Li; the... Agent: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.
20110121187 - Scintillation article: According to one embodiment, a scintillation article includes a detector housing having a window cavity and a window disposed within the window cavity. The window cavity defining a window opening at an external surface of the housing that has a greater width than a width of the window, and wherein... Agent: Saint-gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc.
20110121188 - Single-use internal dosimeters for detecting radiation in medical procedures/therapies: Methods, systems, devices, and computer program products include positioning single-use radiation internal dosimeters with MOSFETs into a patient to evaluate the radiation dose delivered during a medical procedure or treatment session. The MOSFETs can be unpowered during irradiation.... Agent:
20110121189 - Radiation detector: Scan lines, each disposed to plural pixel lines for each of the pixel lines in a row direction of plural pixels disposed in a matrix, that switch each TFT switch provided at respective pixels in the plural pixel lines. Plural signal lines are each disposed to each of the pixel... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110121190 - Radiographic imaging device: A radiographic imaging device includes: a panel unit accommodating a radiation detection panel; a control unit accommodating a control section and a power source section; and a connection portion, a first end portion of the connection portion being attached to a side portion of the panel unit so as to... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110121191 - Circuit arrangement for counting x-ray radiation x-ray quanta by way of quanta-counting detectors, and also an application-specific integrated circuit and an emitter-detector system: A circuit arrangement of a quanta-counting detector with a multiplicity of detector elements is disclosed, wherein the X-ray quanta registered in each detector element generate a signal profile. In at least one embodiment, the circuit arrangement, in each detector element, includes: at least one first comparator with a first energy... Agent:
20110121192 - Scintillator, method for manufacturing scintillator, and radiation detector: A radiation detector is provided with a scintillator 2A containing a plurality of modified regions 21 and a plurality of photodetectors or a position-sensitive photodetector optically coupled to a surface of the scintillator 2A. The plurality of modified regions 21 are formed by irradiating an inside of a crystalline lump... Agent: Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
20110121193 - Inspection of euv masks by a duv mask inspection tool: A system that includes: (a) a mask manipulator, that is arranged to: receive an opaque EUV pod that encloses a EUV mask, extract, in a highly clean environment, the EUV mask from the outer pod and the inner pod of the EUV pod, and cover an upper face of the... Agent: Applied Materials Israel Limited
20110121194 - Controlled transport system for an elliptic charged-particle beam: A charged-particle beam control system includes a plurality of external magnets that generate an axially-varying longitudinal magnetic (AVLM)/axially-varying quadrupole magnetic (AVQM) field. A plurality of external electrode geometries generates an axially-varying longitudinal electrostatic (AVLE)/axially-varying quadrupole electrostatic (AVQE) field. The external electrode geometries and magnets control and confine a charged-particle beam... Agent:
20110121195 - Particle beam therapy system and adjustment method for particle beam therapy system: The objective is to obtain a particle beam therapy system, the irradiation flexibility of which is high and that can reduce the amount of irradiation onto a normal tissue. There are provided a scanning electromagnet that performs scanning and outputting in such a way that a supplied charged particle beam... Agent:
20110121196 - Microfluidic device, light irradiation apparatus, micorfluidic system comprising the same and method for driving the system: A microfluidic system includes a microfluidic device including a chamber which contains a fluid sample, a channel which is connected to the chamber and through which the fluid sample flows, and a valve which controls flow of the fluid sample through the channel; an irradiation apparatus which irradiates electromagnetic energy;... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110121197 - Treatment table system: Lesion positioner systems and, which perform positioning of a lesion A by moving a top board for allowing a subject to be placed thereon, set an isocenter of a diagnostic 3D imaging unit as a virtual isocenter at the time when a treatment table is in a 3D imaging diagnosis... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110121200 - Fluorescence observation apparatus: s
20110121199 - Imaging apparatus for low-light sample: An imaging apparatus for low-light sample comprises: an image-forming optical system which includes an objective lens and an image-forming lens and forms the sample image of an sample having a point light source, where the point light source emits weak light including fluorescence; an illumination optical system which radiates light... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20110121198 - Laser scanning microscope: Provided is a laser scanning microscope with which it is possible to reduce the time required for scanning and to detect light from a sample with high sensitivity. Provided is a laser scanning microscope 100 including a stage 20 that moves a sample 19 placed thereon, a laser light source... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20110121201 - Optical system and method for inspecting fluorescently labeled biological specimens: A system for imaging a fluorescently labeled sample is presented, The system comprises a capsule, which is a closable structure made of a material isolating the inside of the capsule from its surrounding environment, and which has a support stage for receiving the sample and carrying it thereinside during the... Agent: D.n.r. Imaging Systems Ltd.
20110121203 - Authentication apparatus for moving value documents: An authentication apparatus used to authenticate a moving value document with uniform or non-uniform distribution of a pre-selected covert composition that includes an active ion that emits optical radiation at a pre-selected wavelength when excited by exciting incident light. The optical radiation is imaged onto at least one photodetector having... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110121202 - Optical fiber imaging system and method for generating fluorescence imaging: A nonlinear fluorescence imaging system and method for generating fluorescence imaging includes a pulsed laser source for generating laser pulses at a first wavelength and an optical pulse stretcher including one or more optical pulse stretcher fibers having a first dispersion parameter at the first wavelength. The system also includes... Agent:
20110121204 - Total reflection fluorescence observation device: A technique and device for fluorescence observation with good operability, high sensitivity, acid high reliability. The device is used for fluorescence observation using evanescent light. The angle of incidence of the excitation light is adjusted so that the excitation light is always totally reflected from the surface of a substrate... Agent:
20110121205 - Laser irradiation apparatus, irradiation method using the same, and method of crystallizing amorphous silicon film using the same: The laser irradiation apparatus includes a laser oscillator configured to oscillate a laser beam, and an optical system disposed in front of the laser oscillator, and configured to modify the laser beam and irradiate the modified beam to a subject. The optical system includes a beam splitter configured to split... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.
20110121206 - Femtosecond laser-induced formation of submicrometer spikes on a semiconductor substrate: The present invention generally provides semiconductor substrates having submicron-sized surface features generated by irradiating the surface with ultra short laser pulses. In one aspect, a method of processing a semiconductor substrate is disclosed that includes placing at least a portion of a surface of the substrate in contact with a... Agent: President & Fellows Of Harvard College
20110121207 - Ion beam processing apparatus: An ion-cut machine and method for slicing silicon ingots into thin wafers for solar cell manufacturing is set forth, amongst other embodiments and applications. One embodiment comprises two carousels: first carousel (100) adapted for circulating workpieces (55) under ion beam (10) inside target vacuum chamber (30) while second carousel (80)... Agent: Vaxis Technologies LLC
20110121208 - Charged particle beam drawing apparatus and electrical charging effect correction method thereof: A charged particle beam drawing apparatus calculates a pattern area density distribution by using a central processing unit, calculates a dose distribution by using the central processing unit, calculates an irradiation amount distribution by using the central processing unit, performs a convolution calculation of the irradiation amount distribution and a... Agent: Nuflare Technology, Inc.
20110121209 - Terahertz radiation source and method for generating terahertz radiation: A terahertz radiation source is described which includes a pulsed femtosecond fiber laser, a pulse shaper, an optical amplifier and a nonlinear crystal, wherein the laser, pulse shaper, optical amplifier and nonlinear crystal are configured and/or situated in such a way that a laser pulse I, II, III, IV produced... Agent:
20110121210 - Digital output circuit: A digital output circuit includes a photocoupler, having one light emitting diode and one phototransistor, for transmitting a digital voltage output signal to the load; an output transistor, having a control terminal, a first terminal and second terminals, for transmitting an output signal from the phototransistor to the load; and... Agent: Panasonic Electric Works Sunx Co., Ltd.
20110121211 - Galvanic isolator having improved high voltage common mode transient immunity: A galvanic isolator having a transmitter die, a receiver die, and a lead frame is disclosed. The transmitter die includes an LED having first and second contacts for powering the LED, and the receiver die includes a photodetector. The lead frame includes first and second transmitter leads, and first and... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20110121212 - Candle flame activated dynamic candle holder: A candle flame activated dynamic candle holder is revealed. The dynamic candle holder includes a candle holder, at least one optical sensor and a dynamic display device. A receptacle for receiving a candle is arranged on a top of the candle holder and the optical sensor is disposed outside the... Agent:05/19/2011 > 39 patent applications in 29 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20110114821 - 3d ccd-style imaging sensor with rolling readout: The presented readout structure provides charge transport based readout of a photosensitive device with a minimum number of transport gates. The structure uses the given charge storage buckets of the photosensitive device, separated by a minimum sized barrier-gate, to transport the charge out of the pixel field. This new readout... Agent: Mesa Imaging Ag
20110114823 - Imaging device and method for high-sensitivity optical scanning and integrated circuit therefor: An inspection system includes a CMOS integrated circuit having integrally formed thereon an at least two dimensional array of photosensors and providing an inspection output representing an object to be inspected. A defect analyzer is operative to receive the inspection output and to provide a defect report.... Agent: Orbotech Ltd.
20110114822 - Photoelectric conversion apparatus and image pickup system using the apparatus: A photoelectric conversion apparatus includes a first block line through which an optical signal is output and a second block line through which a noise signal superimposed on the optical signal is output. The photoelectric conversion apparatus also includes a switch used to control a connection between the first block... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110114824 - Apparatus and method for preventing charge pumping in series connected diode stacks: An ambient light sensor includes a first stack of at least two photodiodes, wherein a cathode of one of the at least two photodiodes is electrically connected to an anode of another of the at least two photodiodes. The ALS further includes a bias source for providing a bias voltage... Agent:
20110114826 - Method and apparatus for dark current and blooming suppression in 4t cmos imager pixel: A method and apparatus for operating an imager pixel that includes the act of applying a relatively small first polarity voltage and a plurality of pulses of a second polarity voltage on the gate of a transfer transistor during a charge integration period.... Agent:
20110114827 - Voltage generator circuit, digital-to-analog converter, ramp generator circuit, analog-to-digital converter, image sensor system, and method for generating voltage: A resistor-ladder voltage generator circuit is provided, which controls so that k switches among consecutive (k+1) switches out of a plurality of switches connected to the resistor ladder circuit are simultaneously set to an ON state, and which temporally switches the value of k. This allows voltage waveforms having different... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110114825 - Ambient light sensor: In an ambient light sensor according to the present invention, a current amplification portion which amplifies a light current obtained by a light receiving portion to generate an output signal includes: a current amplification stage that has: a first current mirror amplifier which is composed of a bipolar transistor, and... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.
20110114828 - Non-contact probe and measuring machine: A measuring machine includes a non-contact probe that detects a step gauge without contact. The non-contact probe includes an emitting element that radiates light, a light receiving element that receives the light radiated from the emitting element, and an optical filter that covers an optical path to the light receiving... Agent: Mitutoyo Corporation
20110114829 - High resolution optical encoder systems, devices and methods: Disclosed are various embodiments of front-end analog circuitry for use in conjunction with optical encoders. Highly accurate analog output signals are provided by front-end analog circuitry in incremental or absolute motion encoders to interpolation circuitry, which is capable of providing high interpolation factor output signals having high timing accuracy. The... Agent: Avago Technologies Ecbu (singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20110114830 - Electrode configuration for downhole nuclear radiation generator: Systems, methods, and devices with improved electrode configuration for downhole nuclear radiation generators are provided. For example, one embodiment of a nuclear radiation generator capable of downhole operation may include a charged particle source, a target material, and an acceleration column between the charged particle source and the target material.... Agent:
20110114831 - Holographic microfabrication and characterization system for soft matter and biological systems: A method and system for micromanipulation of objects of any shape. The method and system creates various forms of holographic optical traps for a variety of commercial purposes. Some alternate forms of traps include a dark form of optical traps, optical vortices with different helical winding numbers and optical traps... Agent: New York University
20110114832 - Water detection and 3-phase fraction measurement systems: Methods and apparatus enable monitoring a hydrocarbon well for water within a flow stream of the well. A water detector includes a light source for emitting into a flow stream infrared light that includes a water absorbent wavelength band. A detector detects attenuation of the water absorbent wavelength band upon... Agent:
20110114834 - High throughput apparatus and method for multiple sample analysis: A high throughput apparatus for multiple sample analysis is disclosed. The high throughput apparatus for multiple sample analysis may include: a laser light source; a lens array configured to focus laser irradiated by the laser light source into a plurality of focused laser beams; and a focusing unit disposed between... Agent: Korea Basic Science Institute
20110114836 - Method for identifying the elution time of an analyte: A method for determining a time of elution of a peptide of interest from a liquid chromatography column includes a step of obtaining chromatographic data for each of a plurality of candidate fragment ions of the peptide of interest. A time along a common chromatographic time is scale determined corresponding... Agent:
20110114835 - Method of charge reduction of electron transfer dissociation product ions: A mass spectrometer is disclosed wherein highly charged fragment ions resulting from Electron Transfer Dissociation fragmentation of parent ions are reduced in charge state within a Proton Transfer Reaction cell 35 by reacting the fragment ions with a neutral superbase reagent gas such as Octahydropyrimidolazepine.... Agent: Micromass Uk Limited
20110114833 - System and method for diversion of a liquid chromatography eluant: In accordance with an embodiment of the invention, there is provided a method for reducing or eliminating matrix interfering components in a biopharmaceutical product in a liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry system. The method comprises diverting to waste the entire flow of an eluant emerging from liquid chromatography of a sample, for... Agent:
20110114837 - Ion mobility spectrometer: Disclosed is an ion mobility spectrometer. The ion mobility spectrometer comprises a sample injector (14), a semipermeable membrane (15), an ionization region (16), a terminal electrode (18), an ion storage region, a drift region and a Faraday plate (22), which are arranged along a drift tube in turn, wherein one... Agent: Tsinghua University
20110114839 - Electron beam layer manufacturing using scanning electron monitored closed loop control: A process (and apparatus for performing the process) for layer manufacturing a three-dimensional work piece comprising the steps of; feeding raw material in a solid state to a first predetermined location; exposing the raw material to an electron beam to liquefy the raw material; depositing the raw material onto a... Agent: Sciaky, Inc.
20110114838 - High-sensitivity and high-throughput electron beam inspection column enabled by adjustable beam-limiting aperture: One embodiment relates to an electron-beam apparatus for defect inspection and/or review of substrates or for measuring critical dimensions of features on substrates. The apparatus includes an electron gun and an electron column. The electron gun includes an electron source configured to generate electrons for an electron beam and an... Agent:
20110114840 - Encapsulating package, printed circuit board, electronic device and method for manufacturing encapsulating package: The present invention is: a package main body section having a hollow section; and an electronic device provided in the hollow section in the package main body section, in the package main body section, there being formed a through hole, through which the hollow section communicates with outside of the... Agent:
20110114841 - Power control circuit of a variable-frequency opto-interrupter for a printer: A power control circuit of a variable-frequency opto-interrupter for a printer has a plurality of impedances electrically connected with a receiving terminal of the opto-interrupter in parallel for multi-stage variable adjustment, an IR photodiode having stronger penetration and adopted to a transmitting terminal, and a variable frequency generator generating variable... Agent: Godex International Co., Ltd.
20110114842 - Infrared photocurrent front-end adc for rain-sensing system with ambient light compensation: Systems and methods for a front-end circuit receiving a current from a photodiode receiving a signal light and ambient light have been disclosed. In a preferred embodiment the front-end circuit accommodates a photo diode current, generated by a signal light from an infrared LED diode in presence of a current... Agent: Dialog Semiconductor Gmbh
20110114843 - Radiation detector and method of using a radiation detector: A radiation detector can include a scintillating material to produce scintillation light in response to receiving neutrons, gamma radiation, potentially other targeted radiation, or any combination thereof. In a particular embodiment, the detector converts scintillating light to an electrical pulse and analyzes the shape of the electrical pulse to determine... Agent: Saint-gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc.
20110114844 - Gamma camera system: A gamma radiation detecting apparatus includes a gamma radiation collimator, a scintillation crystal, a charge coupled device, and an electronic device. The collimator receives and collimates gamma radiation. The scintillation crystal receives the gamma radiation from the gamma radiation collimator and converts the gamma radiation into visible light. The charge... Agent:
20110114845 - Gamma ray detector elements with variable light guide thickness: A gamma ray detector module that includes at least one crystal element arranged in a plane, a plurality of light sensors arranged to cover the at least one crystal element and to receive light emitted from the at least one crystal element, and a light guide arranged between the at... Agent: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
20110114846 - Radiation imaging apparatus and radiation imaging system: A radiation imaging apparatus comprises a pixel region, on an insulating substrate 100, including a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, each pixel having a conversion element 101 that converts radiation into electric charges and a switching element 102 connected to the conversion element 101. The conversion element 101... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110114847 - Composition for reflective film, reflective film, and x-ray detector: Provided is a composition for reflective film comprising a polyvinyl acetal resin, an epoxidized vegetable oil, a solvent, a coupling agent and titanium oxide.... Agent: Toshiba Electron Tubes & Devices Co., Ltd.
20110114848 - System and method for ionizing radiation detection: An ionizing radiation detection system can include a self-quenching sensing element having a substantially sealed enclosure containing a plurality of gases. The plurality of gases can include an ionizing gas to ionize in response to receiving a particle of ionizing radiation. The plurality of gases can also include a halogen... Agent: Saint-gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc.
20110114852 - Corrector for axial aberrations of a particle-optical lens: Commercially available High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopes (HR-TEM) and Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopes (HR-STEM) are nowadays equipped with correctors for correcting the axial spherical aberration Cs of the so-named objective lens. Inevitably other aberrations become the limiting aberration. For the hexapole type correctors, also known as Rose correctors, or variants... Agent: Fei Company
20110114853 - Electron beam apparatus: An electron beam lithography apparatus includes a beam current detector which detects, during drawing of the drawing data, fluctuation of an irradiation position of the electron beam at non-irradiation on the substrate; a beam position error detector which detects a beam position error of the electron beam based on the... Agent: Pioneer Corporation
20110114850 - Method and apparatus for modifying a ribbon-shaped ion beam: A ribbon-shaped ion beam is modified using multiple coil structures on a pair of opposed ferromagnetic bars. The coil structures comprise continuous windings which have predetermined variations along the length of the bar of turns per unit length. In an example, one coil structure may have uniform turns per unit... Agent: Twin Creeks Technologies, Inc.
20110114851 - Method and apparatus for modifying a ribbon-shaped ion beam: A ribbon-shaped ion beam having an elongate cross-section normal to a beam direction is modified by generating, at a predetermined position along the ribbon-shaped beam, a magnetic field extending in an x-direction along an x-axis. The x-direction magnetic field has a non-uniform intensity which is a desired function of x.... Agent: Twin Creeks Technologies, Inc.
20110114849 - System and method for manipulating an ion beam: A system for manipulating an ion beam having a principal axis includes an upper member having a first and a second coil generally disposed in different regions of the upper member and configured to conduct, independently of each other, a first and a second current, respectively. A lower member includes... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates , Inc.
20110114854 - Slide transfer mechanism for a laser scanner device: A slide transfer mechanism for a laser scanner device (1) is proposed. The laser scanner device (1) is configured for imaging and/or measuring fluorescent samples which are located in a sample plane (49) on sample slides (8). The laser scanner device (1) comprises a motor-drivable sample table (2) for holding... Agent: Tecan Trading Ag
20110114855 - Laser annealing method and device: A laser annealing method for executing laser annealing by irradiating a semiconductor film formed on a surface of a substrate with a laser beam, the method including the steps of, generating a linearly polarized rectangular laser beam whose cross section perpendicular to an advancing direction is a rectangle with an... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20110114856 - All-optical control of thz radiation in parallel plate waveguides: The invention relates to control of THz radiation in parallel plate waveguides (PPWG) by forming components in the waveguide by use of optical radiation pulses. Patterns of excited regions induced in the PPWG by an optical excitation pulses changes the electromagnetic properties of the waveguide medium in the THz regime,... Agent: Danmarks Tekniske Universitet
20110114857 - Optical projector with beam monitor: Optical apparatus includes a device package, with a radiation source contained in the package and configured to emit a beam of coherent radiation. A diffractive optical element (DOE) is mounted in the package so as to receive and diffract the radiation from the radiation source into a predefined pattern comprising... Agent: Primesense Ltd.
20110114858 - Digital input circuit: A digital input circuit includes a pair of input terminals that an input signal of a digital voltage signal is inputted; a photocoupler for transmitting the input signal from the input terminals to an input port of a microcomputer and having one light emitting diode and one phototransistor, wherein the... Agent: Panasonic Electric Works Sunx Co., Ltd.
20110114859 - Sensor chip, sensor cartridge, and analysis apparatus: A sensor chip includes: a substrate that has a planar portion; and a diffraction grating, on which a target substance is placed, that includes a plurality of first protrusions periodically arranged in a period equal to or greater than 100 nm and equal to or less than 1000 nm in... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation05/12/2011 > 47 patent applications in 30 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20110108702 - Method and apparatus to minimise the onset and recovery time of a silicon photomultiplier: Silicon photomultiplier circuitry is provided that comprises at least one silicon photomultiplier pixel, each pixel comprising a plurality of silicon photomultiplier microcells. The silicon photomultiplier circuitry comprises control circuitry adapted to maintain a substantially constant voltage on a connection node between microcells of the pixel. The control circuitry is adapted... Agent: Sensl Technologies Ltd.
20110108707 - Acoustic assisted phase conjugate optical tomography: A light microscope for imaging a sample containing one or more fluorescent agents, comprising a source for generating acoustic waves that are focused at a focus in the sample, wherein the acoustic waves frequency shift a frequency of light passing through the focus, thereby creating a frequency shifted light beam;... Agent: California Institute Of Technology
20110108708 - Digital camera with multiple pipeline signal processors: A method includes sampling a first intensity of light with a first array of photo detectors of a digital camera. A second intensity of light is sampled with a second array of photo detectors of the digital camera. A first channel processor coupled to the first array of photo detectors... Agent:
20110108704 - Image sensors and methods of operating the same: Image sensors and methods of operating the same. An image sensor includes a pixel array including a plurality of pixels. Each of the plurality of pixels includes a photo sensor, the voltage-current characteristics of which vary according to energy of incident light, and that generates a sense current determined by... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110108703 - Segmented guard strip: A semiconductor detector array including a substrate formed of a semiconductor material and defining a detector array surface including first and second opposite facing surfaces and at least one side wall, electrodes operative as anodes and cathodes of the detector array, formed on the respective first and second opposite facing... Agent: Orbotech Medical Solutions Ltd.
20110108706 - Semiconductor device and operating method thereof: A solid-state image sensor which holds a potential for a long time and includes a thin film transistor with stable electrical characteristics is provided. A reset transistor is omitted by initializing the signal charge storage portion to a cathode potential of a photoelectric conversion element portion in the solid-state image... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20110108705 - Solid-state imaging device, manufacturing method and designing method thereof, and electronic device: A solid-state imaging device includes: a semiconductor substrate that includes a photodiode separately provided for each of pixels disposed in a matrix on a light-receiving surface; a first insulating film formed on the semiconductor substrate so as to cover multilayer wiring formed on and in contact with the semiconductor substrate,... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110108710 - Portable radiographic image detector and radiographic image generation system: Provided are a portable radiographic image detector capable of transmitting with a smaller number of transmissions the read results of dark reads performed a plurality of times when an offset calibration or the like is carried out, and a radiographic image generation system using the portable radiographic image detector. The... Agent: Konica Minolta Medical & Graphic, Inc.
20110108712 - Photon detector: A photon detection system comprising an avalanche photodiode and a voltage source for said avalanche photodiode, wherein said avalanche photodiode comprises Silicon or its heterostructures and wherein said voltage source is configured to bias said avalanche photodiode with a voltage component which is static with respect to time and a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110108711 - Single photon spectrometer: A fiberized single photon sensitive spectrometer based on a 32-channel PMT sensor is highly sensitive with broad detection dynamic range. The spectrometer enables accurate and high speed detection, identification and analysis of biological samples labeled with multiple fluorescent markers, such as compositions of multi-color fluorescence signals or radiation emitted by... Agent:
20110108709 - Backside illuminated image sensor: A backside illuminated image sensor includes a photodiode, formed below the top surface of a semiconductor substrate, for receiving light illuminated from the backside of the semiconductor substrate to generate photoelectric charges, a reflecting gate, formed on the photodiode over the front upper surface of the semiconductor substrate, for reflecting... Agent: Crosstek Capital, LLC
20110108713 - Optical navigation device with illumination optics having an image outside a detector field of view: An optical navigation device includes an image sensor, a light source, and illumination optics. The image sensor generates images of a tracking surface. The image sensor has a field of view via imaging optics interposed between the image sensor and the tracking surface. The light source generates light to illuminate... Agent:
20110108714 - Small type photo-interrupter and fabrication method thereof: A small type photo-interrupter and a fabrication method of small type photo-interrupter. The fabrication method of small type photo-interrupter includes removing a portion of the surface of the substrate between the light-emitter and the light-sensor and forming an opaque sealing member on the place where the portion of the substrate... Agent:
20110108715 - Image sensor and method for fabricating the same: A method for fabricating image sensor is disclosed. The method includes the steps of: providing a substrate, wherein the substrate comprises a plurality of photodiodes; forming at least one dielectric layer and a passivation layer on surface of the substrate; using a patterned photomask to perform a first pattern transfer... Agent:
20110108716 - Opto-electronic circuit board and manufacturing method for the same: There is provided an opto-electronic circuit board that includes a first board, a second board coupled with the first board via solder, where the second board is mounted with an electronic circuit and a photoelectrical conversion device, and a wall disposed between an optical coupling portion and the solder. The... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110108717 - Infrared sensor control architecture: A system and method for optimizing fixed and temporal noise in an infrared imaging system. The system may use correction tables with correction factors, each correction factor indexed to a plurality of system parameters.... Agent: Sightline Applications LLC
20110108718 - Novel auto calibration technique for radiation detectors: An apparatus and a method for calibrating a source detection device. The apparatus comprises a detector having a known amplification gain, a count rate meter, a means of measuring peak energy of a detected particle, a means of counting the number of particles detected at a given energy range and... Agent:
20110108720 - Multi-channel detector assembly for downhole spectroscopy: A multi-channel detector assembly for downhole spectroscopy has a reference detector unit optically coupled to a reference channel of a source and has a measurement detector unit optically coupled to a measurement channel of the source. The reference and measurement detectors detect spectral signals across a spectral range of wavelengths... Agent: Precision Energy Services, Inc.
20110108719 - Multi-channel source assembly for downhole spectroscopy: A multi-channel source assembly for downhole spectroscopy has individual sources that generate optical signals across a spectral range of wavelengths. A combining assembly optically combines the generated signals into a combined signal and a routing assembly that splits the combined signal into a reference channel and a measurement channel. Control... Agent: Precision Energy Services, Inc.
20110108721 - Filter wheel assembly for downhole spectroscopy: A downhole fluid analysis tool has a tool housing and a fluid analysis device. The tool housing is deployable downhole and has at least one flow passage for a fluid sample. The fluid analysis device is disposed in the tool housing relative to the flow passage. Inside the device, one... Agent: Precision Energy Services, Inc.
20110108724 - Apparatus, system and method for purifying nucleic acids: A chemical sample collection and detection system is disclosed. The chemical sample collection and detection system includes a sample collection device and a detection device. The sample collection device includes a housing having two opposite sides and at least one openings on each side to allow a fluid sample passing... Agent:
20110108726 - Ionization analysis method and apparatus: It is arranged so that ions can be analyzed accurately and with high sensitivity. A first electrode 11 is provided on the outer periphery of a dielectric cylindrical body 13 and a second electrode 12 is placed inside the cylindrical body 13 leaving a clearance between itself and the inner... Agent:
20110108725 - Non-destructive, high order harmonic ion motion image current detection: The invention herein generally relates to non-destructive, high order harmonic ion motion image current detection. In certain embodiments, ion motion corresponding to high order harmonic frequencies, instead of the secular frequencies, is detected using image current detection with a constant excitation applied to the waveform signal.... Agent: Purdue Research Foundation
20110108722 - Novel biomarkers of biliary tract cancer: A method of detecting an abnormal amount of a biomarker associated with biliary tract cancer in a subject can comprise: a) quantitating an amount of a fragment of prothrombin having an m/z value of about 4204 m/z in a biological sample from the subject; and b) comparing the quantitated value... Agent:
20110108723 - System and method for generating sprays using electrical fields: A device for generating sprays of charged droplets, and resulting nanoparticles, the device comprising a first needle connected to an electrical potential line to generate a first spray of charged particles from the first needle, and a second needle spaced apart from and facing the first needle, and connected to... Agent: Powerscope Incorporated
20110108727 - Method and system for analysing a dose formulation of a metered dose device: One aspect of the invention features a method of analyzing dose metered devices by spraying an aerosol from a metered dose device directly into a spray chamber of a mass spectrometer detector by firing a dose from a metered dose device, for example a pMDI, by depressing the pMDI in... Agent:
20110108728 - Ambit light sensor with function of ir sensing: An ambit light sensor with a function of IR sensing and a method of fabricating the same are provided. The ambit light sensor includes a substrate, an ambit light sensing structure, an infrared ray (IR) sensing structure, and a dielectric layer. The ambit light sensing structure is located over the... Agent: Maxchip Electronics Corp.
20110108729 - Thz wave detector: A THz wave detector including a thermal isolation structure in which a supporting unit containing electrode wirings connected to a readout circuit formed in an substrate supports a temperature detecting unit connected to the electrode wirings so that one face of said temperature detecting unit and said substrate are opposed... Agent:
20110108730 - Method for the non-invasive optic determination of the temperature of a medium: Disclosed is a method for the non-invasive optic determination of the temperature of a medium, preferably a water-containing medium, wherein the medium to be analyzed is illuminated by infrared and/or visible light in the region of an absorption line, the position of which depends on the temperature of the medium,... Agent:
20110108731 - Thermal effect measurement with near-infrared spectroscopy: A method of determining a physical property of a composite material includes providing a series of composite materials surfacing films, which are subjected to increasing thermal experience to create a set of thermal effect standards, collecting near-IR spectra on those standards, performing data pre-processing and then multivariate calibration on the... Agent: The Boeing Company
20110108732 - Radiation imaging system and relay station selection method: This invention includes a radiation detector to detect the radiation transmitted through an object while being in a portable state or mounted on a detector holder, a control unit to control capturing of a radiographic image using the radiation detector, and a plurality of relay stations to relay wireless communication... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110108733 - Scintillation pixel design and method of operation: Scintillation pixels are described that can include a series of ridges formed in the outer surfaces of the pixels. The ridges may be oriented vertically or horizontally and can result in faster scintillators and in scintillators that exhibit a reduction in light spread.... Agent: Saint-gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc.
20110108734 - Semiconductive materials and associated uses thereof: High rate radiation detectors are disclosed herein. The detectors include a detector material disposed inside the container, the detector material containing cadmium, tellurium, and zinc, a first dopant containing at least one of aluminum, chlorine, and indium, and a second dopant containing a rare earth metal. The first dopant has... Agent: Washington State University Research Foundation
20110108735 - High dynamic range x-ray detector with improved signal to noise ratio: An x-ray detector and its pixel circuit are described, that allow to cover a large dynamic range with automatic selection of the sensitivity setting in each pixel, thus providing improved signal to noise ratio with all exposure levels. X-ray detectors are required to cover a large dynamic range. The largest... Agent: Koninklijke Phillips Electroncis N.v.
20110108736 - Sacp method and particle optical system for performing the method: An SACP method includes directing a beam of charged particles onto an object surface of an object using a particle optical system, and detecting intensities of particles emanating from the object. The method further includes: (a1) adjusting an excitation of the second beam deflector for adjusting an impingement location of... Agent: Carl Zeiss Nts Gmbh
20110108737 - Particle beam irradiation apparatus: In order to obtain a particle beam irradiation apparatus that enlarges the dose distribution of beam spots while suppressing a decrease of the maximum available range of a charged particle beam, the particle beam irradiation apparatus includes a particle beam acceleration means; particle beam transport means; scanning apparatus that includes... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110108738 - Doped luminescent materials and particle discrimination using same: Doped luminescent materials are provided for converting excited triplet states to radiative hybrid states. The doped materials may be used to conduct pulse shape discrimination (PSD) using luminescence generated by harvested excited triplet states. The doped materials may also be used to detect particles using spectral shape discrimination (SSD).... Agent:
20110108740 - Fixing instrument: Fixtures according to the present invention include fixing surfaces in the same shape as end surfaces of a device under test which is to be measured while an electromagnetic wave to be measured at a frequency equal to more than 0.01 [THz] and equal to or less than 100 [THz]... Agent: Advantest Corporation
20110108741 - Integrating optical system and methods: An integrating optical system having a chamber, the chamber having an aperture and at least one portion having a diffuse reflective material; a light source; and a diffuse transmissive baffle. The baffle is located in relation to the chamber such that it is also located in an optical path between... Agent: Vela Technologies, Inc.
20110108742 - System and method for handling multiple workpieces for matrix configuration processing: A system for loading workpieces into a process chamber for processing in a matrix configuration includes a conveyor configured to transport multiple workpieces in a linear fashion. A workpiece hotel is configured to receive the multiple workpieces from the conveyor. The workpiece hotel comprises a matrix of cells arranged in... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.
20110108744 - Photon source for producing entangled photons: A photon source comprising: a quantum dot; electrical contacts configured to apply an electric field across said quantum dot: and an electrical source coupled to said contacts, said electrical source being configured to apply a potential such that carriers are supplied to said quantum dot to form a bi-exciton or... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110108743 - Tuneable quantum light source: A photon source comprising a semiconductor heterostructure, said semiconductor heterostructure comprising a quantum well, a barrier region adjacent said quantum well and a quantum dot provided in said quantum well, the photon source further comprising electrical contacts and a power supply coupled to first and second electrical contacts configured to... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110108745 - Scattered-radiation collimator and method for producing a scattered radiation collimator: A scattered-radiation collimator is disclosed for radiological radiation with a multiplicity of absorber elements that are arranged one behind the other in a collimation direction and held in a support frame. In at least one embodiment, the support frame includes a holding device for holding the absorber elements on opposite... Agent:
20110108747 - Optocoupler devices: Optocoupler devices and methods for making and using such devices are described. The optocoupler devices contain a light emitting component (a light emitting diode [LED]) and a light receiving component (a phototransistor [PT]) device that are embedded within the substrate, rather than being attached to the surface of the pre-molded... Agent:
20110108748 - Evaluation of a difference signal between output signals of two receiving devices in a sensor apparatus: A sensor apparatus for optically detecting an object includes (a) a first emitting device, configured to emit a first emission beam, (b) a first receiving device, configured to receive a first reception beam, (c) a second receiving device, configured to receive a second reception beam, and (d) an evaluation unit... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft05/05/2011 > 56 patent applications in 39 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20110101201 - Photodetector array having electron lens: Photodetectors, photodetector arrays, image sensors, and other apparatus are disclosed. An apparatus, of one aspect, may include a surface to receive light, a photosensitive region disposed within a substrate, and a material coupled between the surface and the photosensitive region. The material may receive the light. At least some of... Agent:
20110101202 - Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus provided with the same: An optical scanning apparatus including: a MEMS mirror that deflects an optical beam output from a light source; a drive unit that drives the MEMS mirror at a constant cycle; and a photodetector device that detects the optical beam output from the light source, a deflection state of the MEMS... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110101203 - System and method for continuous, asynchronous autofocus of optical instruments: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to autofocus subsystems within optical instruments that continuously monitor the focus of the optical instruments and adjust distances within the optical instrument along the optical axis in order to maintain a precise and stable optical-instrument focus at a particular point or surface on,... Agent:
20110101206 - Device and method for the demodulation of modulated electromagnetic wave fields: A new pixel in semiconductor technology comprises a photo-sensitive detection region (1) for converting an electromagnetic wave field into an electric signal of flowing charges, a separated demodulation region (2) with at least two output nodes (D10, D20) and means (IG10, DG10, IG20, DG20) for sampling the charge-current signal at... Agent: Mesa Imaging Ag
20110101204 - Image sensor: The invention relates to an image sensor, in particular to a CMOS sensor, having a plurality of light sensitive pixels arranged in rows and columns for the generation of output signals proportional to the exposure, wherein column lines are associated with the columns to supply the output signals to at... Agent: Arnold & Richter Cine Technik Gmbh & Co. Betriebs Kg
20110101205 - Systems and methods for color binning: In various exemplary embodiments, optically sensitive devices comprise a plurality of pixel regions. Each pixel region includes an optically sensitive layer over a substrate and has subpixel regions for separate wavebands. A pixel circuit comprises a charge store and a read out circuit for each subpixel region. Circuitry is configured... Agent: Invisage Technologies, Inc.
20110101207 - Methods and apparatus for swept-source optical coherence tomography: In one embodiment of the invention, a semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA) in a laser ring is chosen to provide low polarization-dependent gain (PDG) and a booster semiconductor optical amplifier, outside of the ring, is chosen to provide high polarization-dependent gain. The use of a semiconductor optical amplifier with low polarization-dependent... Agent: Lightlab Imaging, Inc.
20110101208 - Photocurrent monitoring circuit: A low cost photocurrent monitoring circuit is provided. A photocurrent monitoring circuit, which performs monitoring by converting photocurrents output from a plurality of photodiodes (PD1 to PDn) into voltage, includes: a multiplexer circuit (MUX) for selecting one of input terminals to establish a connection of the selected input terminal to... Agent: Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation
20110101209 - Rotary position detector and associated methods: A rotary position detector includes a housing having an inner space having a reflective element therewithin. A light source emits light rays upwardly. A base supports a light detector assembly having a first number of toroidal-sector-shaped light sensors disposed in pairs about a motor shaft axis, one “A” detector element... Agent:
20110101210 - Automated shutter for dark acclimating samples: An automated shutter for dark acclimating a sample, comprising a base and a head mounted to the base and movable between an open and closed position. The automated shutter further comprises one or more artificial light sources and one or more optical detectors disposed in said head or base, and... Agent:
20110101211 - Device for trapping particles: A device for trapping particles contained in a liquid (L) placed in a tank, characterized in that it comprises a substrate that is transparent at a working wavelength, a thin layer of material with non-linear optical properties that are reversible at the working wavelength and which is fixed to a... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20110101212 - Method for adjusting a spatial light modulator: A method for adjusting a spatial light modulator comprising an array of channels, the method includes selecting a plurality of channel sets, wherein all the channels in each set are contiguously arranged; determining a first intensity value for first output radiation in the channel sets; performing a first adjustment based... Agent:
20110101214 - Coupling differential mobility based ambient pressure ion prefiltering and ion focusing at low flow rates for a portable mass spectrometer: A sample analysis apparatus and system including an ion inlet, an ion detector and an ion focusing assembly for converging a plurality of ion streams from the ion inlet into at least one focused ion stream.... Agent:
20110101218 - Mass spectrometer: A method of switching between two modes of power supply to a mass analyser is provided. In a first mode of operation, operated for a first predefined time duration, a first power supply, coupled to the mass analyser, generates a first non zero potential, whilst a second power supply, disconnected... Agent:
20110101217 - Mass spectrometric method for matrix-free laser desorption/ionization of self-assembled monolayers: Disclosed is a method for carrying out matrix-free mass spectrometry, which includes subjecting an analyte sample containing a self-assembled monolayer on the surface of a substrate to laser desorption/ionization. The method for carrying out matrix-free mass spectrometry involves simple pretreatment of an analyte sample with a cationic solution without using... Agent: Korea Research Institute Of Standards And Science
20110101213 - Method and system for increasing beam current above a maximum energy for a charge state: Methods and a system of an ion implantation system are disclosed that are capable of increasing beam current above a maximum kinetic energy of a first charge state from an ion source without changing the charge state at the ion source. Positive ions having a first positive charge state are... Agent: Axcelis Technologies, Inc.
20110101215 - Quantitative analysis method using mass spectrometer: In quantitation without using the isotope labeling technique, there is no means to detect the presence/absence and the time region of the occurrence of quantitative analysis-inhibitory factors in data for the analysis, and the reliability of the data for the analysis cannot be evaluated. Also, the error of the data... Agent:
20110101216 - Sampling system for use with surface ionization spectroscopy: The invention provides for efficient collection of analyte ions and neutral molecules from surfaces for their subsequent analysis with spectrometry. In an embodiment of the invention, a ‘multiple desorption ionization source’ includes a tube which can contain ions for subsequent sampling within a defined spatial resolution from desorption ionization at... Agent: Ionsense Inc.
20110101219 - Luminous body, electron beam detector using the same, scanning electron microscope, and mass analysis device: A light-emitting body of rapid speed of response and high light emission intensity, and an electron beam detector, scanning electron microscope and mass spectroscope using this are provided. In the light-emitting body 10 according to the present invention, when fluorescence is emitted by a nitride semiconductor layer 14 formed on... Agent: Hamamatsu Protonics K.k.
20110101220 - High performance micro-fabricated quadrupole lens: This invention provides a method of aligning sets of cylindrical electrodes in the geometry of a miniature quadrupole electrostatic lens, which can act as a mass filter in a quadrupole mass spectrometer. The electrodes are mounted in pairs on microfabricated supports, which are formed from conducting parts on an insulating... Agent: Microsaic Systems Limited
20110101221 - Quadrupole mass spectrometer: In a scan measurement in which a mass scan is repeated across a predetermined mass range, when a voltage is returned from a termination voltage of one scan to an initiation voltage for the next scan, an undershoot or other drawbacks occur to destabilize the voltage value. Therefore, an appropriate... Agent: Shimadzu Corporation
20110101222 - Z-stage configuration and application thereof: A stage configuration is provided, wherein a ceramic plate is used as the z-stage body to decrease the use of the metal plates in the conventional configuration, so that the compact structure of the z-stage may decrease the vibrational movements of the z-stage. Further, two Laser interferometer are used to... Agent: Hermes Microvision, Inc.
20110101223 - Electron beam apparatus and electron beam inspection method: An electron beam apparatus which includes a sample stage on which a sample is placed, and an electron optical system. The electron optical system includes an electron gun that generates a primary electron beam, an immersion objective lens that converges the primary electron beam on the sample, an ExB deflector... Agent:
20110101224 - \"power supply and night vision device using the power supply\": Disclosed is a power supply (40) and a night vision device using the power supply (40). The power supply (40) comprises a battery (41), a power switch (42), a booster (43) for boosting a battery voltage provided by the battery (41) to an established voltage according to an operation of... Agent:
20110101225 - Airborne/spaceborne oil spill determining system: An airborne/spaceborne oil spill detection method includes the step of providing a moderate-resolution-imaging-spectroradiometer and sensing the spectral reflections from two optical bands one of which is in the near inferred range. The spectral contrast shift from two adjacent areas of water are calculated and a warning issued when an oil... Agent:
20110101226 - Method and apparatus for duv transmission mapping: Apparatus and method for transmittance mapping of an object which is at least partially transparent to deep ultraviolet radiation. The method comprises directing a wide-band deep ultraviolet radiation so as to illuminate different areas of an array of successive areas of the object; using an optical detector positioned on an... Agent:
20110101227 - Method for identifying and sorting sensing signals with respect to crystal location of scintillation detector: The present invention provides a method for identifying and sorting sensing signals with respect to crystal locations of a scintillation detector, comprising steps of: (a) providing a crystal map detected by a crystal array, the crystal map having a plurality of peak points, each being represented by a coordinate location;... Agent: Institute Of Nuclear Energy Research Atomic Energy Council, Executive Yuan
20110101228 - Skin contamination dosimeter: A technique and device provides absolute skin dosimetry in real time at multiple tissue depths simultaneously. The device uses a phoswich detector which has multiple scintillators embedded at different depths within a non-scintillating material. A digital pulse processor connected to the phoswich detector measures a differential distribution (dN/dH) of count... Agent:
20110101229 - Doi type radiation detector: This aims to provide a DOI type radiation detector in which scintillation crystals arranged two-dimensionally on a light receiving surface to form rectangular section groups in extending directions of the light receiving surface of a light receiving element are stacked up to make a three-dimensional arrangement and responses of the... Agent: National Institute Of Radiological Sciences
20110101230 - Advanced snm detector: A detector for detecting SNM and or RDD radiation. The detector comprising: a plurality of elongated organic scintillator segments arranged in a side by side array; and at least one pair of light sensors optically coupled to ends of each of the scintillator segments such that they receive light from... Agent:
20110101231 - Count correction in a photon counting imaging system: In a method of count correction for pixels of a pixilated photon counting detector, the average count value output by each of a plurality of pixels during a period of time is determined. A product is determined of the actual average count value and a multiplying correction factor. A corrected... Agent: Ev Products, Inc.
20110101232 - Detector for the measurement of ionizing radiation: The invention relates to a detector for the measurement of ionizing radiation, preferably γ-radiation and x-rays, comprising a scintillator and a light detector, the light detector being stabilized by using a predefined light source, preferably a Light Emitting Diode (LED), where the length and/or shape of the light pulses of... Agent:
20110101233 - Method for quantifying permanganate-reducing compounds: A method for quantifying the permanganate-reducing compounds (PRCs) in an acetic acid sample is disclosed. The method comprises establishing a correlation between permanganate absorbances of standard samples and their PRC contents and determining the PRC content of the acetic acid sample by measuring its permanganate absorbance of a reaction mixture... Agent:
20110101234 - Neutron dosimeter: In a neutron dosimeter, G(L) function data, which causes the tendency of a characteristic when neutron energy is plotted along the horizontal axis and the ambient dose equivalent (1 cm dose equivalent) is plotted along the vertical axis to approximate a neutron fluence-ambient dose equivalent (1 cm dose equivalent) conversion... Agent: Takashi Nakamura
20110101236 - Compact isocentric gantry: A gantry for administering proton beam therapy with improvements which reduce the size, weight, costs and radiation beam loss associated with proton beam therapy systems currently commercially available. The gantry utilizes achromatic superconducting multi-function electromagnet systems wherein the magnets can include dipoles and quadrupoles. The achromatic properties of the rampable... Agent:
20110101235 - Particle beam irradiation apparatus and particle beam therapy system: The objective of the present invention is to eliminate noise caused by driving a ridge filter and to achieve a uniform dose distribution without making a patient sense discomfort or anxiety. There are provided a ridge filter having a thickness distribution in which the energy that a charged particle beam... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110101237 - Carbon ion generating device and tumor treatment apparatus using the same: Provided are a carbon ion generating device and a tumor treatment apparatus using the same. The carbon ion generating device includes a carbon nanostructure, a carbon emitting structure, an ionizing structure, and an accelerator. The carbon emitting structure is configured to induce an emission of carbon atoms from one end... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110101238 - Cold field emitter: A stable cold field electron emitter is produced by forming a coating on an emitter base material. The coating protects the emitter from the adsorption of residual gases and from the impact of ions, so that the cold field emitter exhibits short term and long term stability at relatively high... Agent: Fei Company
20110101239 - Remote sensing system: An airborne the multi-spectral lidar instrument emits and/or detects radiation from target vegetation to assess the condition of the foliage. Time of flight analysis at multiple wavelengths permits three dimensional measurements to discriminate material at different heights, from ground to top of canopy. Radiation at 531 nm (emission and detection,... Agent:
20110101240 - Fluorescent ink compositions comprising functionalized fluorescent nanocrystals: A fluorescent ink composition comprising functionalized fluorescent nanocrystals, an aqueous-based ink carrier comprising water or a water-based solution, and a binder. Also provided are methods of providing an image or a security mark on a substrate for subsequent identification by applying a fluorescent ink composition onto the substrate.... Agent: Life Technologies Corporation
20110101242 - Methods, apparatus and systems employing multiple energy sources for analyzing compositions: An apparatus for analyzing a composition includes an excitation source adapted to transmit incident energy, the excitation source comprising an array of energy emitting sources, and a plurality of photometric detectors adapted to receive radiation emitted from the composition when the incident radiation is transmitted thereto.... Agent:
20110101243 - Microarray characterization system and method: A system and method is described for detecting a plurality of analytes in a sample. The characterization system (100) comprises an aperture array (108) and a lens array (110) for generating and focusing a plurality of excitation sub-beams on different sub-regions of a substrate. These sub-regions can be provided with... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110101241 - Solid-state photodetector pixel and photodetecting method: A pixel is formed in a semiconductor substrate (S) with a plane surface for use in a photodetector. It comprises an active region for converting incident light (In) into charge carriers, photogates (PGL, PGM, PGR) for generating a lateral electric potential (Φ(x)) across the active region, and an integration gate... Agent: Mesa Imaging Ag
20110101244 - Target materials for generating protons and treatment apparatuses including the same: Provided is a treatment apparatus including a target material for generating protons. The treatment apparatus includes a cylindrical bore member having an inner space to receive a patient; a proton generating target material provided to an inner surface of the bore member; and a laser adapted to supply a laser... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110101249 - Substrate holder and clipping device: The invention relates to a substrate holder comprising a substrate support, moveable clipping device configured to engage a substrate positioned on the support in a first position and to be positioned away from the substrate in a different position, a positioning device for moving the clipping device from the second... Agent:
20110101246 - Accelerated particle irradiation equipment: Accelerated particle irradiation equipment, which performs irradiation of accelerated particles, includes an irradiation device and a building. The irradiation device includes a rotating unit rotatable about a rotation axis and performs irradiation of the accelerated particles generated by a particle accelerator. The building has an installation space in which the... Agent: Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20110101248 - Electron beam sterilizer: There is provided an electron beam sterilizer judging, in an electron beam irradiation zone, whether an electron beam amount to be irradiated to a resin bottle is proper or improper. The sterilizer includes an electron beam irradiator for irradiating the resin bottle with an electron beam through an irradiation window... Agent:
20110101245 - Evaporation system: The present invention relates to an evaporation system comprising a vacuum chamber, a crucible for receiving an evaporation material, a substrate holder for receiving a substrate, and an electron beam source for heating the evaporation material to be deposited on the substrate, wherein the electron beam source together with the... Agent: Lighttab Sweden Ab
20110101247 - Temperature control of a substrate during a plasma ion implantation process for patterned disc media applications: Embodiments of the invention provide a method of reducing thermal energy accumulation during a plasma ion implantation process for forming patterns including magnetic and non-magnetic domains on a magnetically susceptible surface on a substrate. In one embodiment, a method of controlling a substrate temperature during a plasma ion implantation process... Agent: Applied Materials, Inc.
20110101250 - Frequency tunable wire lasers: The present invention provides frequency tunable solid-state radiation-generating devices, such as lasers and amplifiers, whose active medium has a size in at least one transverse dimension (e.g., its width) that is much smaller than the wavelength of radiation generated and/or amplified within the active medium. In such devices, a fraction... Agent:
20110101252 - method of protection of human (livestock) from bites of blood-sucking insects.: The method of protection of human (livestock) from bites of blood-sucking insects which based on fact, that mosquitoes and other blood-sucking insects have principally infrared vision and actively attack people or animals at night, in twilight or in the shade, that is, in the conditions optimum for detecting infra-red emission... Agent:
20110101251 - Extreme uv radiation generating device comprising a corrosion-resistant material: The invention relates to an improved EUV generating device having coated supply pipes for the liquid tin, in order to provide an extreme UV radiation generating device which is capable of providing a less contaminated flow of tin to and from a plasma generating part.... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110101253 - Multi-axis, large tilt angle, wafer level micromirror array for large scale beam steering applications: A system (120) for reflecting or redirecting incident light, microwave or sound energy includes a first substrate (144) configured to support an array of reflective elements (130) that can be angularly displaced through a range of substantially (90) degrees in response to a reflector angle control signal and a controller... Agent: Cornell University
20110101254 - Accelerated particle irradiation equipment and structure of storage chamber: Accelerated particle irradiation equipment, which performs irradiation of accelerated particles, includes an irradiation device and a storage chamber. The irradiation device includes a rotating unit rotatable about a rotation axis, and performs irradiation of the accelerated particles generated by a particle accelerator. The irradiation device is stored in the storage... Agent: Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20110101255 - Optical transceiver: An optical transceiver includes a transmitting side photoelectric converter, a transmitting side circuit board, a receiving side photoelectric converter, a receiving side circuit board, a surface of the transmitting side circuit board being arranged to face a surface of the receiving side circuit board, a lens block disposed between the... Agent: Hitachi Cable, Ltd.
20110101256 - Output circuit, light-receiver circuit using the same, and photocoupler: An output circuit includes a bias circuit that operates when a power supply voltage equal to or larger than a predetermined voltage is applied, a differential amplifier circuit that outputs signals according to input differential signals upon receiving a bias current or bias voltage generated when the bias circuit is... Agent: Renesas Electronics CorporationPrevious industry: Static molds
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