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Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 06/30/2011 > 42 patent applications in 28 patent subcategories. invention type
20110155892 - Adjustable cmos sensor array: In one aspect, the present invention provides an active pixel sensor array with optimized matching between pixels and strength and frequency of incoming signals such as photons absorbed. The array comprises multiple pixels of individual geometry corresponds to spatial location. Each pixel full-well is adjustable via modifiable pixel conversion gain... Agent: Imagerlabs, Inc.
20110155889 - Contact image sensing module: A contact image sensor module includes an image sensor, a lens unit arranged over the image sensor, a glass plate arranged over the lens unit, and a light source. The lens unit includes a plurality of rod lenses. The glass plate is wedge-shaped and elongated. The glass plate includes a... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110155891 - Semiconductor device and electronic apparatus: A semiconductor device includes: a photoelectric conversion layer; a continuous or discontinuous cylindrical metal microstructure embedded in the photoelectric conversion layer; and a dielectric film with which an inner side surface and an outer side surface of the metal microstructure are coated.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110155893 - Solid-state image pickup apparatus and image pickup system: An apparatus according to the present invention in which a first substrate including a photoelectric conversion element and a gate electrode of a transistor, and a second substrate including a peripheral circuit portion are placed upon each other. The first substrate does not include a high-melting-metal compound layer, and the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110155890 - Solid-state imaging device: According to one embodiments, a pixel array unit in which pixels PC are arranged in a matrix manner, a sample-and-hold signal conversion circuit that detects a signal component of each of the pixels PC in a CDS, and a timing control circuit that controls to sample a reference level of... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110155894 - Proximity sensor: A proximity sensor is disclosed. The proximity sensor may be incorporated as part of a water delivery device. A holder which aligns an optical source and sensor of the proximity sensor is disclosed.... Agent:
20110155895 - Rotary encoder which detects rotation angle: A rotary encoder 100 includes a scale portion 201 in which a first slit array 202 having slits, the number of which is 51, and a second slit array 203 having slits, the number of which is S2, are formed concentrically with respect to a center point 220, and a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110155896 - Detector assembly for a scintillation article: A detector assembly includes a cap assembly configured to close an end of a detector housing that is configured to contain a sensor therein, the cap assembly has a radially expandable member configured to expand radially within the detector housing and lock the position of the cap assembly relative to... Agent: Saint-gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc.
20110155897 - gas-cluster-jet generator and gas-cluster ion-beam apparatus utilizing an improved gas-cluster-jet generator: A gas-cluster-jet generator with improved vacuum management techniques and apparatus is disclosed. The gas-cluster-jet generator comprises a substantially conically shaped vacuum chamber for housing the nozzle and jet exit portions of the gas-cluster-jet generator. A skimmer may be located at the narrow end of the conical chamber and a close-coupled... Agent: Exogenesis Corporation
20110155898 - Apparatus and associated methodology for improving timing resolution in gamma ray detection: An apparatus and associated method for gamma ray detection that improves the timing resolution is provided. A crystal of interaction in a scintillation crystal array emits scintillation light in response to interaction with a gamma ray. The scintillation light is detected by one or more photomultiplier tubes. Each photomultiplier tube... Agent: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
20110155899 - Method and apparatus for acquiring radiation data: Method and apparatus for extending a count rate capability of a detector array. The method includes receiving photons at a detector array, counting the photons that are above a first energy threshold using a first counter, counting the photons that are above a different second energy threshold using a second... Agent:
20110155900 - Systems and methods for generating calibration maps for non-pixelated gamma detectors: A method for calibrating a non-pixelated gamma camera is provided, wherein the method includes determining a linearity map and a uniformity map of a reference isotope; and determining a linearity map and uniformity map of another isotope. Delta maps are calculated based on the maps of the reference isotope and... Agent:
20110155901 - Merged ion beam tandem tof-tof mass spectrometer: A tandem time-of-flight mass spectrometer includes a first pulsed ion source that produces ions with a first mass and charge that directs the ions into a first stage of a tandem TOF mass spectrometer. In addition, a second pulsed ion source produces ions with a second mass and an opposite... Agent: Virgin Instruments Corporation
20110155902 - Methods and systems for providing a substantially quadrupole field with a higher order component: A two-dimensional substantially quadrupole field is provided. The field comprises a quadrupole harmonic of amplitude A2 and an octopole harmonic of amplitude A4, wherein A4 is greater than 0.01% of A2, A4 is less than 5% of A2, and, for any other higher order harmonic with amplitude An present in... Agent: Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd.
20110155903 - Simultaneous inorganic mass spectrometer and method of inorganic mass spectrometry: An inorganic mass spectrometer capable of measuring a relevant and large or the full mass spectral range simultaneously may include a suitable ion source (e.g., an ICP mass spectrometer with an ICP ion source), an ion transfer region, an ion optics to separate ions out of a plasma beam, a... Agent: Spectro Analytical Instruments Gmbh
20110155907 - Identification of platinum group minerals: A PGM is identified by subjecting a sample mineral to a scanning electron microscope to produce an energy dispersive spectrum for the sample and comprising the amplitude of the spectrum in a single channel to data from a reference table of normalised spectra of different PGM species.... Agent:
20110155904 - Method and apparatus for pattern position and overlay measurement: Systems and methods using imaged device patterns to measure overlay between different layers in a semiconductor manufacturing process, such as a double-patterning process. Images of pattern features are acquired by scanning electron microscopy. The position of a patterning layer is determined using positions of pattern features for the patterning layer... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20110155905 - Specimen observation method and device, and inspection method and device using the method and device: A technique capable of improving the ability to observe a specimen using an electron beam in an energy region which has not been conventionally given attention is provided. This specimen observation method comprises: irradiating the specimen with an electron beam; detecting electrons to be observed which have been generated and... Agent: Ebara Corporation
20110155906 - Transmission electron microscope apparatus comprising electron spectroscope, sample holder, sample stage, and method for acquiring spectral image: A transmission electron microscope apparatus comprises an electron gun for emitting an electron beam, a condenser lens for converging the emitted electron beam, a plurality of sample stages radiated with a converged electron beam and adapted to mount samples, a sample movement control unit for moving the sample stages, image-forming... Agent:
20110155908 - Color filter array and image obtaining apparatus: A color filter array and image obtaining apparatus are provided. The color filter array includes at least one unit cell having a predetermined array of pixels, and the predetermined array including the color pixels and transparent pixels. Each 2×2 array of pixels in the unit cell includes one transparent pixel... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110155909 - Radiation detection system and method of indicating presence of radiation: A radiation detection system can include a radiation detector to detect radiation and an audio output device to produce audible sounds. The detected radiation can correspond to radiation information including energy information and energy intensity information. In an embodiment, the audio output device can produce an audio spectrum in a... Agent: Saint-gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc.
20110155910 - Infrared detection circuit, sensor device, and electronic instrument: An infrared detection circuit includes a charge transferring transistor, a gate control circuit and a negative potential generating circuit. The charge transferring transistor is disposed between a read node configured to be connected to one end of an infrared detection element and a tank node to transfer an electric charge... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110155912 - Carbon measurement in aqueous samples using oxidation at elevated temperatures and pressures: Apparatus and methods for measuring the concentrations of organic and inorganic carbon, or of other materials, in aqueous samples are described, together with related, specially adapted components and sub-assemblies and related control, operational and monitoring systems.... Agent:
20110155911 - Passive infrared detector: An infrared detector (301) is provided which comprises a pyroelectric detector (303) having first and second sensing elements (345), an aperture stop (311), and a Fresnel lens array (305). The detector may be used as a passive infrared sensor unit for detecting intrusion into large openings.... Agent:
20110155913 - Temperature sensor and living body detector using temperature sensor: Disclosed is a temperature sensor using a work-function-difference-based radiant-ray detecting element that outputs, as a detecting signal of radiant rays, a work function difference between gate electrodes of first and second field-effect transistors sensing the radiant rays. The temperature sensor includes at least a pair of a first work-function-difference-based radiant-ray... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110155914 - Infrared sensor and infrared sensor module: The present invention provides an infrared sensor and an infrared sensor module having reduced noise, improved detection precision, and reduced manufacture cost. The infrared sensor includes a first substrate transmitting infrared light including at least one reduced-pressure and sealed cavity, at least one infrared sensing unit provided on the side... Agent: Omron Corporation
20110155915 - Ultraviolet sterilization system: A system for sterilizing packaged products, for example liquid products, with ultraviolet light. The system includes an apparatus for moving product through a treatment zone for a period of time and in a manner sufficient to sterilize the product.... Agent: Hospira, Inc.
20110155916 - Laser apparatus, driving method of the same and optical tomographic imaging apparatus: The present invention provides a laser apparatus capable of improving a scan speed and achieving a scan rate equal to or more than 1 MHz, and an optical tomographic imaging apparatus using the laser apparatus as a light source. The laser apparatus includes a ring resonator, the ring resonator having... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110155917 - Scintillator panel, radiation imaging apparatus, methods of manufacturing scintillator panel and radiation imaging apparatus, and radiation imaging system: A scintillator panel includes a substrate and a scintillator layer. The substrate includes a first plate having a surface provided with irregularities, and a flat second plate fixed to the first plate in a confronting relation to the irregularities of the first plate. The scintillator layer is disposed on a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110155918 - Systems and methods for providing a shared charge in pixelated image detectors: Systems and methods for providing a shared charge in pixelated image detectors are provided. One method includes providing a plurality of pixels for a pixelated solid state photon detector in a configuration such that a charge distribution is detected by at least two pixels and obtaining charge information from the... Agent:
20110155919 - Microchannel plate, gas proportional counter and imaging device: An object of the present invention is to provide a microchannel plate having excellent characteristics which enable to attain both high luminance and high resolution at the same time, a gas proportional counter using such a microchannel plate and an imaging device. The microchannel plate according to the present invention... Agent:
20110155920 - Device for measuring physical quantities of nuclear materials and method of employing such a device: A movable device for measuring physical quantities of nuclear materials contained in a shielded cell, which device can be brought up against the shielded cell and can be retracted therefrom, the device configured to carry out the measurement in the position in which it is against the shielded cell. The... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Ene Alt
20110155921 - System and method for controlling deflection of a charged particle beam within a graded electrostatic lens: A method and apparatus for controlling deflection, deceleration, and focus of an ion beam are disclosed. The apparatus may include a graded deflection/deceleration lens including a plurality of upper and lower electrodes disposed on opposite sides of an ion beam, as well as a control system for adjusting the voltages... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.
20110155922 - Ion detecting apparatus and ion generating apparatus: An air blower including a motor 2 having output shafts 21, 21 on both sides in the axial direction and two impellers 3, 3 mounted on the respective output shafts 21, 21, and two ducts 5, 5 that individually allow passage of the air blown out by rotation of each... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110155923 - Method and ionizer for bipolar ion generation: An ionizer includes a high voltage AC generator, and a planar ion emitter mounted on an insulating substrate and having an array of planar needles that protrude from an edge of the substrate. The high voltage AC generator may be actuated by a switch having a pair of mutually insulated... Agent:
20110155924 - Sterilizing apparatus for sterilizing kitchen utensils: A sterilizing apparatus is adapted for sterilizing kitchen utensils, and includes a hollow housing cooperating with a bottom seat and a top cover to define an accommodating space for receiving the kitchen utensils, and a transparent plate impermeable to ultraviolet light and disposed in front of and covering openably the... Agent:
20110155925 - Refined oil degradation level measuring instrument and refined oil degradation level measuring method: In situ monitoring of a degradation level of refined oil during use is provided. An excitation light irradiation part varies intensity of excitation light to irradiate the excitation light onto the refined oil with a resulting fluorescence. A fluorescence intensity detection part detects the intensity of fluorescence generated by the... Agent:
20110155927 - Non-orthogonal particle detection systems and methods: Described herein is a particle detection system capable of spatially resolving the interaction of particles with a beam of electromagnetic radiation. Using a specific electromagnetic beam cross sectional shape and orientation, the detection sensitivity of a particle detection system can be improved. Also provided are methods for detecting and sizing... Agent: Particle Measuring Systems, Inc.
20110155926 - Quantum efficiency measurement apparatus and quantum efficiency measurement method: A sample that is an object whose quantum efficiency is to be measured, and a standard object having a known reflectance characteristic are each attached to a sample window provided in a plane mirror. Based on respective spectrums measured by a spectrometer in respective cases where the sample is attached... Agent: Otsuka Electronics Co.,ltd.
20110155928 - Integrative and real-time radiation measurement methods and systems: A method of determining the radiation type and energy distribution of a radiation source that outputs radiation. The method including providing a plurality of detector materials and exposing the plurality of detector materials to the radiation. Each of the plurality of detector materials stores a signal in response to being... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of Michigan
20110155929 - Apparatus and system for controlling ion ribbon beam uniformity in an ion implanter: An ion beam blocking array configured to provide a mechanical means for adjusting the beam current profile of an ion ribbon beam by blocking the beam current at one or more locations across the ribbon beam. The ion beam blocking array includes a drive motor, an axle connected to the... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.
20110155930 - Substrate cover and charged particle beam writing method using same: A substrate cover 40 includes a conductive portion 41 having a shape corresponding to a peripheral edge region of a substrate. Since at least part of the conductive portion includes transmissive portions 47 each formed of a light transmissive member, it is configured so as to allow desired light to... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba06/23/2011 > 57 patent applications in 35 patent subcategories. invention type
20110147566 - Wavelength conversion laser light source, and projection display device, liquid crystal display device and laser light source provided with same: A wavelength conversion laser light source includes: a fundamental light source for outputting fundamental light; a wavelength conversion element with a nonlinear optical effect for converting the fundamental light into harmonic light of a different wavelength; a first optical receiver for receiving light of a specific polarization direction contained in... Agent:
20110147567 - Sipm photosensor with early signal digitization: The present invention is a Silicon PhotoMulitplier comprising a plurality of photon detection cell clusters each comprising a plurality of avalanche photodiodes connected in parallel, so that the output of each avalanche photodiode is summed together and applied to a cell cluster output. Each of the plurality of cell cluster... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20110147568 - High density array module and connector: In a preferred embodiment of the invention, a high density interconnect structure is provided comprised of a dielectric structure and one or more compressible conductive member for the electrical connection of a plurality of inputs and outputs of a three-dimensional module to external circuitry using a compression frame and a... Agent: Irvine Sensors Corporation
20110147569 - Optical control system with modulated emitters: An optical control system is described, which employs a series of optical emitters and detectors arranged about a touch area. The emitters are driven by a series of orthogonal functions, and the system is operable to correlate the signals received at the detectors with the modulation functions to determine the... Agent:
20110147570 - Vehicle rearview mirror system: A vehicular interior rearview mirror system includes an interior rearview mirror assembly, which includes an ambient light sensor operable to sense ambient light and a glare light sensor operable to sense glare light. A control is operable to establish a reflectance level of a transflective electrochromic reflective element of the... Agent: Donnelly Corporation
20110147571 - Motion detection mechanism for laser illuminated optical mouse sensor: A method for measuring relative motion between an illuminated surface and an optical sensing device comprising a coherent light source and a photodetector array is described. The method includes illuminating under a determined gradient, using the coherent light source, a surface portion at a determined flash rate; detecting, using the... Agent: Em Microelectronic-marin Sa
20110147572 - Rotary encoder and rotation mechanism including the same: A rotary encoder includes two first detection units disposed at positions that are symmetrical about a rotation axis, each of the first detection units outputting an incremental signal, and second detection unit that outputs an absolute signal φA. The rotary encoder includes a storage unit that stores a plurality of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110147573 - Sensor cap assembly sensor circuit: A sensor cap assembly includes a radiation shielding part provided with a radiation entrance opening, and a radiation-transmissive lens mounted from the outside to the shielding part. The lens is a thick lens with a ratio T/D of thickness (T) to diameter (D) of more than 0.10, preferably more than... Agent: Perkinelmer Optoelectronics Gmbh & Co. Kg
20110147574 - Calibration source and methods for calibrating a nuclear medicine imaging system: Systems and methods for calibrating a nuclear medicine (NM) imaging system are provided that include an NM calibration source. The NM calibration source includes an isotope source having an energy spectrum with at least one energy peak and a fluorescence layer adjacent the isotope source creating at least one additional... Agent:
20110147576 - Apparatus and methods for pneumatically-assisted electrospray emitter array: An electrospray ion source comprises a source of analyte-bearing liquid; a source of sheath gas; a plurality of liquid conduits, each configured so as to receive a portion of the analyte-bearing liquid; at least one electrode associated with the plurality of liquid conduits for producing electrospray emission of charged droplets... Agent:
20110147581 - Apparatuses and methods for portable mass spectrometry: Methods and apparatuses for portable mass spectrometry are disclosed. The apparatuses comprise at least one source of ionized analyte, at least one frequency scanning subsystem, at least one detector, and optionally at least one vacuum pump, and are portable. In some embodiments, the apparatuses comprise multiple sources of ionized analyte... Agent: Academia Sinica
20110147575 - Ion funnel for mass spectrometry: An interface for use in a mass spectrometer is disclosed. The interface comprises a first ion funnel comprising a first inlet and a first outlet, and a first axis between the first inlet and the first outlet. The interface further comprises a second ion funnel in tandem with the first... Agent: Agilent Technologies, Inc.
20110147577 - Method and apparatus for multiple electrospray emitters in mass spectrometry: An electrospray ion source apparatus comprises: a plurality of emitter capillaries, each comprising an internal bore for transporting a portion of a liquid sample from a source, an electrode portion for providing a first applied electric potential and an emitter tip for emitting charged particles generated from the liquid sample... Agent:
20110147583 - Methods for detecting dehydroepiandrosterone by mass spectrometry: Provided are methods for determining the amount of underivatized dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) in a sample using mass spectrometry. The methods generally involve ionizing DHEA in a sample and detecting and quantifying the amount of the ion to determine the amount of DHEA in the sample.... Agent: Quest Diagnostics Investments Incorporated
20110147582 - Multiple ion injection in mass spectrometry: This invention relates to mass spectrometry that includes ion trapping in at least one of the stages of mass analysis. In particular, although not exclusively, this invention relates to tandem mass spectrometry where precursor ions and fragment ions are analysed. A method of mass spectrometry is provided comprising the sequential... Agent:
20110147579 - Particulate monitoring: A method for monitoring a quantity of a particle in a sample of air may include heating a particle to form a vapor; detecting the particle; measuring a change in quantity of the particle; and indicating the change in quantity.... Agent: First Solar, Inc.
20110147580 - Rotator sample introduction interface: In one embodiment, the present invention relates generally to a rotator sample introduction interface. In one embodiment, the rotary interface for collecting an analyte includes a valve body, a rotor coupled to the valve body and a stator coupled to the rotor. In one embodiment, the rotor is channel-free and... Agent:
20110147578 - Time-of-flight spectrometry and spectroscopy of surfaces: Described is an analytical method and apparatus for counting and measuring the flight time of secondary electrons, secondary ions and neutrals, scattered ions and/or neutrals and for correlating coincidences between these while maintaining a continuous un-pulsed, micro-focused, primary particle beam for impinging a surface for purposes of microprobe imaging and... Agent: Ionwerks, Inc.
20110147584 - Ion guide for mass spectrometers: The present invention relates generally to mass spectrometry and the analysis of chemical samples, and more particularly to ion guides for use therein. The invention described herein comprises an improved method and apparatus for transporting ions from a first pressure region in a mass spectrometer to a second pressure region... Agent:
20110147586 - Charged particle beam device: The astigmatism control processing time is decreased to 1 second or less by improving the astigmatic difference measurement accuracy. A charged particle beam device includes: a stage on which a sample is loaded; a transport mechanism which carries the sample onto the stage; a charged particle beam optical system which... Agent:
20110147585 - Charged particle energy analysers: Charged particle energy analysers enabling simultaneous high transmission and energy resolution are described. The analysers have an electrode structure (11) comprising coaxial inner and outer electrodes (14, 15) having inner and outer electrode surfaces (IS, OS) respectively. The inner and outer electrode surfaces are defined, at least in part, by... Agent:
20110147587 - Diagnosis device of recipe used for scanning electron microscope: Disclosed is a diagnosis device of a recipe used for a scanning electron microscope that quickly specifies an error causing factor of the recipe due to a process fluctuation or the like. Specifically disclosed is, a diagnosis device of a recipe to operate a scanning electron microscope is provided with... Agent:
20110147588 - System and method for fusing images: A system and method for generating a fused image is provided. The system comprises processing circuitry configured to access a plurality of images, group the images into a plurality of sets, fuse the images of each set to form a plurality of fused images and fuse the fused images to... Agent: Indian Institute Of Technology Bombay
20110147589 - Room temperature aluminum antimonide radiation detector and methods thereof: In one embodiment, a method for producing a high-purity single crystal of aluminum antimonide (AlSb) includes providing a growing environment with which to grow a crystal, growing a single crystal of AlSb in the growing environment which comprises hydrogen (H2) gas to reduce oxide formation and subsequent incorporation of oxygen... Agent:
20110147590 - System for transmitting an electrical signal, in particular frequency-related, and radiation measurement device equipped with such a system: A system for transmitting an electrical signal, notably a frequency-related electrical signal, includes two conducting lines each having a central conductor surrounded by a conducting sheath, the lines being coupled and isolated from one another at each end by a transformer. The central conductor of a line is linked at... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20110147592 - Arrangement adapted for spectral analysis of small concentrations of gas: This invention comprises an arrangement adapted for a spectral analysis, said arrangement having an IR (Infra Red light) transmitting means adapted for an electromagnetic radiation, a limited space in the form of a cavity serving as a measuring eel! and intended to be able to define an optical measuring distance... Agent:
20110147591 - Semen analysis: Provided is a method for measuring the total sperm concentration (TSC) in a sample including: (i) placing the sample in a transparent container between a synchronically pulsed light source and a photodetector; and (ii) measuring the optical absorbance of the sample in the range of 800-1000 nm, the TSC of... Agent: M.e.s. Medical Electronic Systems Ltd.
20110147593 - Passive radiometric imaging device and corresponding method: The present invention relates to a passive radiometric imaging device and a corresponding method for scanning a scene. The proposed device comprises a radiometer that detects radiation emitted in a predetermined spectral range from a spot of said scene and for generating a radiation signal from said detected radiation, a... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110147594 - Radiation imaging method with individual signal resolution: An imaging method and apparatus, the method comprising collecting detector output data from a radiation detector positioned near a subject provided with a radio-active tracer, and resolving individual signals in the detector output data by (i) determining a signal form of signals present in the data, (ii) making parameter estimates... Agent:
20110147595 - Tungstate-based scintillating materials for detecting radiation: A tungstate-based scintillating material and a method for using a tungstate-based scintillating material is provided. In addition, a radiation detector and an imaging device incorporating a tungstate-based scintillating material are provided.... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110147596 - Photoelectric conversion device and radiation detection device: A photoelectric conversion device is provided and includes: a photoelectric conversion panel in which light detection portions each having a charge storage portion storing light as electric charges are two-dimensionally arranged; a reading control unit that reads the electric charges stored in the charge storage portions of the photoelectric conversion... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110147597 - Active noise canceling system for mechanically cooled germanium radiation detectors: A microphonics noise cancellation system and method for improving the energy resolution for mechanically cooled high-purity Germanium (HPGe) detector systems. A classical adaptive noise canceling digital processing system using an adaptive predictor is used in an MCA to attenuate the microphonics noise source making the system more deployable.... Agent: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC
20110147598 - Photoelectric converter: According to the present invention, a photoelectric converter comprises a plurality of substrates, which are located adjacent to each other and on which a plurality of photoelectric conversion devices are two-dimensionally arranged, either scan circuits or detection circuits, at least, that are arranged on two opposing sides of the photoelectric... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110147600 - Counting x-ray detector: For the purposes of particularly high image quality, provision is made for a counting X-ray detector for recording a digital X-ray image from X-ray radiation, with pixel readout units (14) arranged in a matrix for detecting and counting X-ray quanta (17) of the X-ray radiation, comprising a scintillator (10) for... Agent:
20110147601 - Radiation image detector: A radiation image detector including: an internal power supply section, which is capable of being charged, to supply power to each section; an external power supply terminal to receive power from an external power source to allow the internal power supply section to be charged; and a power supply control... Agent: Konica Minolta Medical & Graphic, Inc.
20110147599 - Systems and methods for filtering noise in pixelated image detectors: Systems and methods for filtering noise in pixelated photon counting image detectors are provided. One method includes obtaining image information including event count information for a pixelated solid-state photon counting radiation detector and obtaining a count-rate threshold. The method further includes filtering the event count information based on the count-rate... Agent:
20110147602 - Radiographic imaging apparatus, radiographic imaging system, and method of producing radiographic imaging apparatus: A radiographic imaging apparatus includes a sensor panel having an effective pixel region and a peripheral region surrounding the effective pixel region; a scintillator layer disposed on the effective pixel region and the peripheral region of the sensor panel; and a scintillator protecting layer disposed on the scintillator layer. The... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110147603 - Radiation detection apparatus: A radiation detection apparatus includes a radiation detection unit that detects a first intensity of a radiation that has been transmitted through an inspection target to generate a first measurement value, the inspection target being disposed between a radiation source that irradiates the radiation and the radiation detection unit, a... Agent: Yokogawa Electric Corporation
20110147606 - Apparatus and method for the deflection of electromagnetic radiation, in particular of a laser beam: The deflection apparatus (1) for the deflection of electromagnetic radiation, in particular of a laser beam, includes a drive apparatus (2) and includes a beam deflection apparatus (4), in particular a mirror (4), which is arranged with the drive device (2) such that the drive apparatus (2) determines the alignment... Agent: Pantec Biosolutions Ag
20110147608 - Charged particle cancer therapy imaging method and apparatus: The invention relates to a method and apparatus for treatment of a solid tumor. More particularly, the invention comprises a multi-axis and/or multi-field charged particle cancer therapy system. In one embodiment, the tumor is imaged from multiple directions in phase with patient respiration. The two-dimensional images are combined to produce... Agent:
20110147605 - Electrostatic corrector: A correction device for a charged particle beam device for decreasing, correcting or inverting (that is adjusting) the spherical aberration of a charged particle beam is described. The correction principle is similar to that of common multipole-Correctors. But unlike common devices of that kind this new correction device gets along... Agent: Ict Integrated Circuit Testing Gesellschaft Fur Halbleiterpruftechnik Mbh
20110147607 - Micro-cone targets for producing high energy and low divergence particle beams: The present invention relates to micro-cone targets for producing high energy and low divergence particle beams. In one embodiment, the micro-cone target includes a substantially cone-shaped body including an outer surface, an inner surface, a generally flat and round, open-ended base, and a tip defining an apex. The cone-shaped body... Agent: Board Of Regents Of The Nevada System Of Higher Education, On Behalf Of The University Of Nevada,
20110147604 - Particle beam irradiation system and particle beam therapy system: The objective is to eliminate the effect of the hysteresis of a scanning electromagnet so that there is obtained a particle beam irradiation system that realizes high-accuracy beam irradiation. There are provided a magnetic-field sensor that measures the magnetic field of a scanning electromagnet and an irradiation control apparatus that... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110147609 - Ion beam device: An ion beam device according to the present invention includes a gas field ion source (1) including an emitter tip (21) supported by an emitter base mount (64), a ionization chamber (15) including an extraction electrode (24) and being configured to surround the emitter tip (21), and a gas supply... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20110147610 - System for continuous mode processing of the contents of multiple reaction receptacles in a real-time amplification assay: An automated analyzer for performing multiple diagnostic assays simultaneously includes multiple stations in which discrete aspects of the assay are performed on fluid samples contained in sample vessels. The analyzer includes stations for automatically preparing a sample, incubating the sample, preforming an analyte isolation procedure, ascertaining the presence of a... Agent: Gen-probe Incorporated
20110147611 - Medical imaging equipment and a measuring method for detecting the position of a conveying device of the medical imaging equipment: A medical imaging equipment has a conveying device that can be moved at least partially in at least one direction. A position-detecting device has at least one transmitting element which detects a position of the conveying device and emits position-measuring radiation. The position-detecting device has at least one detector element.... Agent:
20110147612 - Support and positioning structure, semiconductor equipment system and method for positioning: The invention relates to a charged particle system provided with a support and positioning structure for supporting and positioning a target on a table, the support and positioning structure comprising a first member and a second member and at least one motor so as to move the first member relative... Agent:
20110147613 - Device and method for enhanced analysis of particle sample: The present disclosure relates to a device for analyzing a dissolved particle sample, said device comprising a microscope system, said microscope system comprising support supporting said sample, an illumination source operably emitting a luminous energizing beam, an optic member focusing said luminous energizing beam into a focal point on said... Agent: Universite Paul Cezanne Marseille Iii
20110147616 - Coherent nonlinear microscopy system and method with variation of the focal volume in order to probe the nanostructure of organized materials: A method for the dimensional characterization of a structured material, in which method: an excitation laser beam suitable for coherent nonlinear microscopy is generated, this excitation laser beam being focused in a focal volume within the structured material; signals emitted by the structured material are detected; a plurality of emission... Agent: Ecole Polytechnique
20110147615 - Method and apparatus for microscopic imaging system with wide field of view and high collection efficiency: A microscopic imaging system using a laser excitation source, a scanner system, an optical relay system, a first focusing lens, a sample container and a detection system is used to examine tissue and other biological samples. The microscopic imaging system uses a relay optics and simplified compact object to produce... Agent:
20110147614 - Refractive index matched phosphors and substrates for security applications: Phosphor compositions are provided that can be incorporated into or onto plastic substrates as covert security features. The plastic substrates can be transparent and the phosphor compositions have a refractive index that effectively matches the refractive index of the plastic substrate to maintain the transparency. The phosphor compositions have absorption... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110147617 - Fluorescence-based ultraviolet illumination: A solution for managing illumination of an organism with ultraviolet light is provided. A set of ultraviolet fluorescence characteristics of the organism can be determined using fluorescence data for the organism. The set of ultraviolet fluorescence characteristics can be used to determine a set of target properties of the ultraviolet... Agent:
20110147618 - Charged particle beam system: In the embodiment a charged particle beam system includes a main chamber, an exchange chamber, an x-y positioning stage housed in the main chamber, a substrate-supporting structure supported by or provided by said stage and moveable in first and second perpendicular directions of travel between limits which define a field... Agent:
20110147620 - Laser patterning using a structured optical element and focused beam: Various embodiments provide for laser patterning using a structured optical element and a focused beam. In some embodiments a structured optical element may be integrally formed on a single substrate. In some embodiments, multiple optical components may be combined in an optical path to provide a desired pattern. In at... Agent: Imra America, Inc.
20110147619 - Treatment apparatuses and methods using proton: A treatment apparatus using proton includes a proton generation unit and a magnet. The proton generation unit projects proton into a tumor site of a patient, and the magnet forms a magnetic field around the patient. The proton conducts a spiral motion due to collision with atom of the tumor... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110147621 - Terahertz wave generation device and method for generating terahertz wave: A terahertz wave generation device is provided with an ultra-short pulse laser light source (3) for generating ultra-short pulse laser light at a single repeating frequency and optical fibers (F1 to F5) for respective transmitting and projecting of the ultra-short pulse laser light to an LN crystal (15). Projection units... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha
20110147622 - Biochip scanner: t06/16/2011 > 53 patent applications in 36 patent subcategories. invention type
20110139960 - Optical receiver: An optical receiver suitable for connecting to a photodiode generating a photocurrent with a sensing resistor and a diode circuit in parallel with the sensing resistor to limit the voltage across the sensing resistor. The diode circuit allows for a larger resistor providing greater sensitivity without risking violating the necessary... Agent:
20110139961 - Low-luminance imaging device using silicon photomultiplier: Disclosed is a low-luminance imaging device using a silicon photomultiplier, which includes a first optical portion for collecting incident light, the silicon photomultiplier including a plurality of microcells so that photons of collected light are converted into photoelectrons which are then multiplied, a phosphor screen for converting the multiplied photoelectrons... Agent:
20110139963 - Image sensors, methods, and pixels with storage and transfer gates: An image sensor includes a pixel array with a plurality of pixels. A pixel includes a photodiode, a first transfer gate, a storage gate, and a second transfer gate. The first transfer gate is controllable to transfer charge from the photodiode to under the storage gate. The storage gate is... Agent: Luxima Technology LLC
20110139962 - Solid-state image pickup device, method of manufacturing the same, and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a solid-state image pickup device, including: a plurality of pixels each composed of a photoelectric conversion element formed in a semiconductor substrate for generating and accumulating signal electric charges corresponding to a light quantity of incident light, and an electric charge reading portion formed on a front... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110139964 - Systems and methods that detect changes in incident optical radiation: Systems, methods and sensors detect changes in incident optical radiation. Voltage is applied across one or more active areas of a detector while the incident optical radiation illuminates the active areas. Current is sensed across one or more of the active areas, a change in the current being indicative of... Agent: The Trustees Of Dartmouth College
20110139967 - Apparatus, focus detection apparatus, and image pickup system: In a photoelectric conversion apparatus, an error can occur due to a voltage drop through a MOS transistor. In the photoelectric conversion apparatus, to reduce the error, a circuit block disposed between a unit pixel and an output line includes a differential amplifier circuit and a switch that is disposed... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110139966 - Solid-state imaging element and method for manufacturing the same: A solid-state imaging element includes a light-receiving element portion disposed in a semiconductor layer, an insulating layer made of a material having a refractive index n0, disposed over the semiconductor layer, and an antenna structure disposed over the light-receiving element portion and surrounded by an insulating layer. The antenna structure... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110139965 - Daylight sensor having a rotatable enclosure: A daylight sensor is adapted to be mounted to a surface in a space having a window, and has a rotatable enclosure for directing a lens of the daylight sensor towards the window. The daylight sensor includes a photosensitive circuit for measuring a light intensity in the space, and an... Agent: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
20110139968 - Image sensor: The present invention provides an image sensor. The image sensor comprises a plurality of pixels. Each pixel comprises an optical element and at least a dummy metal segment disposed above the optical element, wherein the dummy metal segment is not directly above the optical element. The image sensor includes a... Agent:
20110139969 - Photoelectric conversion device, image pickup device, and method for applying electric field to the same: A photoelectric conversion device includes an organic photoelectric conversion film intervening between at least two electrodes, the organic photoelectric conversion film including a positive hole transporting photoelectric conversion film and an electron transporting photoelectric conversion film, wherein each of the positive hole transporting photoelectric conversion film and the electron transporting... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110139970 - Nanoscale object detection using a whispering gallery mode resonator: Detection of individual objects using a light source and a whispering gallery mode (WGM) resonator. Light from the whispering gallery mode (WGM) resonator is analyzed. The presence of an object is determined based on mode splitting associated with the light received by the photodetector. For example, the presence of the... Agent: Washington University In St. Louis
20110139971 - Rotary position encoder: A rotary position encoder for determining a rotary position of a shaft includes a rigid substrate having a planar surface and mounted on the shaft to rotate with the shaft; an optical disk having at least a transparent polycarbonate layer and a reflective layer on the transparent polycarbonate layer, affixed... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation
20110139972 - Methods and apparatus for providing faims waveforms using solid-state switching devices: A high field asymmetric waveform ion mobility spectrometry (FAIMS) comprises an electrical power supply electrically connected to at least one of the FAIMS electrodes and operable to as to apply a periodic asymmetric square-wave waveform voltage to at least one of the electrodes so as to selectively transmit a type... Agent:
20110139973 - Tof mass spectrometer for stigmatic imaging and associated method: The present invention is concerned with improving the focusing of ions having a particular mass to charge ratio by optimising the electric field for the focusing of ions having that particular mass to charge ratio. In particular, the stigmatic focusing of ions can be improved by adjusting a voltage applied... Agent: Kratos Analytical Limited
20110139974 - Ion-trap mass spectrometer driven by a monolithic photodiode array: A chip-scale ion-trap mass spectrometer driven by a monolithic photodiode array and a method of fabricating the same. A high-voltage photovoltaic source is located in proximity to the ion-trap mass spectrometer structure. The high-voltage photovoltaic source includes monolithically fabricated and serially connected photodiodes. An external light source illuminates the photodiodes... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110139977 - Matrix-assisted laser desorption with high ionization yield: Analyte ions are generated in an ion source by matrix-assisted laser desorption (MALDI) in which laser light pulses have significantly less than one nanosecond duration, focal diameters of less than twenty micrometers and energy densities such that only about one picogram of sample is desorbed per pulse of laser light... Agent: Bruker Daltonik Gmbh
20110139976 - Method for operating three-dimensional rf ion traps with high ion capture efficiency: In a three-dimensional Paul RF ion trap the ring electrode and end cap electrodes are formed from pairs of pole rods. This multipole rod system is then operated as a linear ion trap with a constant field distribution along the multipole rod system. While the system is operating as a... Agent: Bruker Daltonik Gmbh
20110139975 - Trace detector and analytical method for trace detector: A trace detector is disclosed. The trace detector comprises: a desorption chamber defining a desorption region, and the desorption chamber has a housing. The housing has a sample feeding port for introducing a substance to be detected into the desorption chamber and a gas discharge port for discharging gas entraining... Agent:
20110139983 - Charged corpuscular particle beam irradiating method, and charged corpuscular particle beam apparatus: According to a charged corpuscular particle beam irradiating method of this invention, a focusing element (19) which focuses the trajectories of charged corpuscular particles (12) emitted from a specimen (10) is arranged at a position which prevents focusing action by the focusing element (19) from affecting a charged corpuscular particle... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20110139980 - Charged particle beam apparatus and geometrical aberration measurement method therefore: Disclosed is a scanning charged particle microscope provided with an aberration measuring means that measures high-order geometrical aberration at high precision and high speed. An image obtained by a single-hole aperture and an image obtained by a multiple-hole aperture arranged in a region larger than that for the single-hole aperture... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20110139978 - Charged particle beam device, method of operating a charged particle beam device: A charged particle beam device is provided, including a primary beam source for generating a primary charged particle beam, an objective lens for focusing the primary charged particle beam onto a specimen, and an achromatic beam separator adapted to separate the primary charged particle beam from a secondary charged particle... Agent: Ict Integrated Circuit Testing Gesellschaft Fur Halbleiterpruftechnik Mbh
20110139979 - Isotope ion microscope methods and systems: Ion microscope methods and systems are disclosed. In general, the systems and methods involve relatively light isotopes, minority isotopes or both. In some embodiments, He-3 is used.... Agent: Carl Zeiss Nts, LLC.
20110139981 - Method for controlling charging of sample and scanning electron microscope: An object of the present invention is to provide a scanning electron microscope aiming at making it possible to control the quantity of electrons generated by collision of electrons emitted from a sample with other members, and a sample charging control method using the control of electron quantity. To achieve... Agent:
20110139982 - Method for measuring sample and measurement device: To accomplish the above object, a method and a device are provided that execute a two-step matching between combined information having information concerning the first pattern combined with design information of the second pattern formed through a second exposure of double patterning and images displaying the first and second patterns,... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20110139985 - Charged particle beam apparatus: A charged particle beam apparatus that can achieve both high defect-detection sensitivity and high inspection speed for a sample with various properties in a multi-beam type semiconductor inspection apparatus. The allocation of the primary beam on the sample is made changeable, and furthermore, the beam allocation for performing the inspection... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20110139984 - Electron detection device and scanning electron microscope: An electron detection device including: one scintillator 31 having an opening through which an electron beam emitted from an electron gun passes; a plurality of photoguides 22 of the same shape, which are bonded to the scintillator and disposed symmetrically about an optical axis; and a photomultiplier tube which is... Agent:
20110139986 - Electron microscope: An electron microscope has an electron beam source generating an accelerated electron beam, electromagnetic lenses for converging the electron beam, alignment coils for adjusting the optical axis of the beam transmitted through the lenses, a control unit for controlling the ambient around a specimen, at least one vacuum pump mounted... Agent: Jeol Ltd.
20110139987 - Sensor head for an x-ray detector and x-ray detector containing said sensor head: The invention relates to a reduced sensor head (30) for an X-ray detector (74), comprising a printed circuit board (10) having an end face (12) and lateral faces (14), a sensor chip (32) which is arranged on the end face (12) of the printed circuit board (10) and which is... Agent: Bruker Nano Bmbh
20110139988 - Method and system for evaluating the distribution of an absorbent material in an absorbent article: A system for imaging a distribution of an absorbent material within an absorbent article. The system includes a radiation source and a detector positioned such that the absorbent article is situated between the radiation source and the detector. The absorbent article includes an absorbent material having a spatial distribution within... Agent:
20110139989 - Method and apparatus for a universal infrared analyzer: A universal infrared analyzer, comprising: a focal plane array; a tunable optical filter positioned proximate to the focal plane array, wherein the tunable optical filter is capable of being tuned to one of a selectable set of wavelengths of radiation; a controller in operable communication with the focal plane array... Agent:
20110139990 - Mems-based ftir spectrometer: A MEMS-based Fourier Transform (FT) spectrometer is provided. According to an embodiment, the MEMS-based FT spectrometer is an FT infrared (FTIR) spectrometer. The FT spectrometer can include a beam splitter positioned to receive an incoming beam from a light source and split the incoming beam into a first sub-beam and... Agent: University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.
20110139991 - Radiation detection system and method of making a radiation detection system: A radiation detection system can include a first scintillator having a first edge extending between a first surface and a second surface of the first scintillator. The radiation detection system can also include a second scintillator having a second edge extending between a third surface and a fourth surface of... Agent: Saint-gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc.
20110139992 - X-ray diagnostic apparatus: An imaging apparatus including a flow passage 51 formed inside a base substrate 5, an active matrix substrate 3 disposed relative to a surface of the base substrate 5, an amplifier circuit connected to the active matrix substrate, and a temperature-control heat transfer medium circulated through the flow passage 51... Agent: Shimadzu Corporation
20110139994 - Photo diode for detecting x-ray and manufacturing method thereof: An x-ray detection photo diode is disclosed. The disclosed x-ray detection photo diode includes: a substrate; a first electrode formed on the substrate; a photoconductor layer formed on the first electrode in a narrower area than that of the first electrode; and a second electrode formed on the photoconductor layer.... Agent:
20110139993 - System and method of eliminating image artifacts: A system and method for eliminating image artifacts caused by electromagnetic interference (EMI) on a digital x-ray detector. The system and method includes a digital x-ray detector panel having an array of pixels in rows and columns, with a plurality of data lines coupled to the columns of pixels and... Agent: General Electric Company
20110139995 - Methods and devices to test diffusion rates of ocular drug delivery systems: Methods of detecting the discharge and uptake rates of ophthalmic lenses containing pharmaceutical agents are disclosed herein.... Agent:
20110139997 - Ion transporter, ion transport method, ion beam irradiator, and medical particle beam irradiator: An ion beam irradiator 10 is constituted by a combination of a laser-driven ion/electron generator 20 and an ion transporter 30 and is configured to guide ion beam with low directivity emitted from the ion/electron generator 20 to the output end while increasing the directivity of the ion beam or... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110139996 - Multi-axis magnetic lens: The present invention relates to a multi-axis magnetic lens for a charged particle beam system. The apparatus eliminates the undesired non-axisymmetric transverse magnetic field components from the magnetic field generated by a common excitation coil and leaves the desired axisymmetric field for focusing each particle beam employed within the system.... Agent: Hermes Microvision, Inc.
20110139998 - Ion beam generator: [Structure to Solve the Objective] Thermal expansion coefficients αP, αM and αG, for a sidewall (1A) of a discharge chamber, mounting platform (40) and extraction grid electrode assembly (20) are selected to have a relation: αP>αM≧αG. For example, the material of discharge chamber sidewall is stainless steel o aluminum, the... Agent: Canon Anelva Corporation
20110139999 - Uv flux multiplication system for sterilizing air, medical devices and other materials: An ultraviolet flux multiplying air sterilization chamber comprises inner surfaces having a diffuse reflective behavior. The sterilization chamber includes an inlet aperture and an outlet aperture for air to flow through said chamber and a light source emitting an ultraviolet light. Due to the reflectivity of the inner surfaces of... Agent: Novatron, Inc.
20110140001 - High throughput fiber optical assembly for fluorescence spectrometry: System for high-throughput detection of the presence of an analyte of interest in a sample, said system comprising a multi-well plate sample container; an automated means for successively transporting samples from the multi-well plate sample container to a transparent capillary contained within a sample holder; an excitation source in optical... Agent: Los Alamos National Security, LLC
20110140002 - Photoluminescent compositions, methods of manufacture and novel uses: A novel marking system is provided. The marking includes photoluminescent materials and provides for shifting of excitation energy. The marking provides flexibility for identification and tracking, both in stealth and non-stealth appearances.... Agent: Performance Indicator, LLC
20110140000 - Super-resolution microscope: Provided is a super-resolution microscope for observing a specimen containing a substance having two or more excited quantum state, which includes: a light source section that outputs a first illumination light for exciting the substance from a stable state to a first quantum state, and a second illumination light for... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20110140004 - Glass article with identification means and method for identifying a glass article: A glass article comprising identification means and a method for detecting the presence of the said identification means are disclosed. The glass article comprises at least one glass sheet which is covered by a layer comprising dispersed and invisible identification means. The identification means according to the invention allows identification... Agent: Agc Glass Europe
20110140003 - Test apparatus for an optical investigation system: A test apparatus for an optical investigation system, with an imaging device and a light source for optical investigation of an object in remitted light and/or fluorescent light includes a housing with a hollow space and an aperture for inserting a distal end of the imaging device into the hollow... Agent:
20110140006 - Method and apparatus for specimen fabrication: A focused ion beam apparatus, including: a specimen transferring unit having a probe to which a micro-specimen extracted from a specimen, can be joined through a joining deposition film, for transferring the micro-specimen to a sample holder; and wherein, the specimen transferring unit holds the probe which is joined through... Agent:
20110140007 - Semiconductor manufacturing apparatus: To project a rectangular laser spot having a predetermined size and a high laser power density onto the surface of an object, a semiconductor manufacturing apparatus comprises a control unit for controlling power of a laser light source, an optical waveguide unit (1) including a core section (10) transmitting laser... Agent: Hitachi Computer Peripherals Co., Ltd.
20110140005 - Ion implanting system: An ion implanting system includes an ion generating system that generates ion beams and an ion implanting chamber in which a work-piece that is irradiated with the ion beams generated from the ion generating system is provided and into which the ion beams generated from the ion generating unit are... Agent: Sumsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.
20110140008 - Beam transport system for extreme ultraviolet light source: An extreme ultraviolet light system includes a drive laser system that produces an amplified light beam; a target material delivery system configured to produce a target material at a target location; an extreme ultraviolet light vacuum chamber defining an interior vacuum space that houses an extreme ultraviolet light collector and... Agent: Cymer Inc.
20110140009 - Efficient high-harmonic-generation-based euv source driven by short wavelength light: Extreme ultraviolet radiation is generated based on high-order harmonic generation. First, a driver pulse is generated from a drive laser. Second, the infrared driver pulse is passed through a second harmonic generator with an output wavelength in the range from 400 to 700 nm. Third, the pulse is then passed... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
20110140010 - Method and device for detecting an undesirable object or flaw: Method for detecting an undesired object or flaw in relation to a background, wherein radiation with a first characteristic is cast by a first radiation source onto and close to the background and the location where the undesired object or flaw is to be expected, wherein radiation generated by the... Agent:
20110140011 - Hot line detection device: A light leakage generation portion is formed at a portion of connection by connecting two optical fibers so that a refractive index distribution of the optical fibers in the portion of connection is different from a refractive index distribution thereof in another portion, and a part of a light propagating... Agent: Panasonic Electric Works Co., Ltd.
20110140012 - Dust control and flow control testing device and method of reducing airborne dust and increasing flow of bulk materials: A method for determining quantity and/or a type of dust control agent for controlling dust of a bulk material or flowability thereof comprises dispensing a bulk material into an agitator and agitating the bulk material in the agitator to create airborne dust from the bulk material. A test method for... Agent: Akj Industries, Inc.06/09/2011 > 51 patent applications in 35 patent subcategories. invention type
20110133054 - Weighting surface fit points based on focus peak uncertainty: A machine vision inspection system acquires a plurality of images of a workpiece region of interest at various focus heights, and determines a Z-height (e.g., the best focus height) for the region of interest based on a focus peak determining data set for the region of interest. The focus peak... Agent: Mitutoyo Corporation
20110133055 - Microstructure photomultiplier assembly: The subject invention provides for a novel photomultiplier assembly, termed the Microstructure Photomultiplier Assembly (MPA), which enables the effective conversion of light signals (received at the front of the assembly) into readily-detectable electrical signals. The MPA comprises a photocathode (which converts light into electrons and which is located in front... Agent:
20110133057 - Anti-eclipse circuitry with tracking of floating diffusion reset level: An anti-eclipse circuit for an imager is formed from pixel circuitry over the same semiconductor substrate as the imaging pixels. More specifically, two adjacent pixel circuits are modified to form an amplifier. One input of the amplifier is adapted to receive a reset signal from one of the pixel circuits... Agent:
20110133056 - Apparatus, system, and method for emission filter: An apparatus, system, and method for emission filter. A filter apparatus is presented. In one embodiment, the filter apparatus may be adapted for fluorescence spectroscopy. In a particular embodiment, the filter apparatus comprises a solution. The solution may include a polar protic solvent and an absorbing specimen. Additionally, the filter... Agent:
20110133058 - Method and apparatus for cancellation of transient voltage spike: An apparatus for cancellation of a transient voltage spike, includes: a first photodiode for detecting a photon in an optical signal input from an outside, a second photodiode for detecting the photon in the optical signal input from the outside, and a differential amplifier for canceling the same signal component... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110133059 - Photo detector having coupling capacitor: Provided is a photo detector. The photo detector includes: an avalanche photodiode; a bias circuit supplying a bias voltage to one end of the avalanche photodiode; a detection circuit connected to the other end of the avalanche photodiode and detecting a photoelectric current occurring in the avalanche photodiode; and a... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110133060 - Active pixel sensor with nanowire structured photodetectors: An imaging device formed as an active pixel array combining a CMOS fabrication process and a nanowire fabrication process. The pixels in the array may include a single or multiple photogates surrounding the nanowire. The photogates control the potential profile in the nanowire, allowing accumulation of photo-generated charges in the... Agent: Zena Technologies, Inc.
20110133061 - Nanowire photo-detector grown on a back-side illuminated image sensor: An embodiment relates to a device comprising a substrate having a front side and a back-side that is exposed to incoming radiation, a nanowire disposed on the substrate and an image sensing circuit disposed on the front side, wherein the nanowire is configured to be both a channel to transmit... Agent: Zena Technologies, Inc.
20110133062 - Device and method for detecting broken glass in a conveyor sterilization tunnel: The invention relates to a device and a method for detecting broken glass in a continuous furnace provided for sterilizing or depyrogenating glass containers, comprising a transport device for the glass containers, wherein the detection device comprises at least one transmission and receiving unit. The receiving unit is designed to... Agent:
20110133063 - Optical waveguide and coupler apparatus and method of manufacturing the same: Optical waveguide and coupler devices and methods include a trench formed in a bulk semiconductor substrate, for example, a bulk silicon substrate. A bottom cladding layer is formed in the trench, and a core region is formed on the bottom cladding layer. A reflective element, such as a distributed Bragg... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110133066 - Pattern inspection device and method: An inspection apparatus and method are provided capable of suppressing electron beam focus drifts and irradiation-position deviations caused by sample surface charge-up by irradiation of an electron beam during micropattern inspection to thereby avoid false defect detection and also shorten an inspection time. The apparatus captures a plurality of images... Agent:
20110133065 - Standard member for correction, scanning electron microscope using same, and scanning electron microscope correction method: Disclosed is a standard specimen, used with an electron microscope to correct the magnification with high precision. A standard member used for correction corrects a scanning electron microscope that measures a pattern within an observation region based on information about the secondary electrons generated by scanning incident electron lines on... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20110133064 - Time-domain method and apparatus for determining the depth and concentration of a fluorophore in a turbid medium: Methods and apparatuses for determining the depth and concentration of fluorophores in a turbid medium are disclosed. The method advantageously provides for a rapid estimation of the depth of the flurophore using characteristics of a temporal point spread function. The concentration of the flurophore can be determined using the method... Agent: Art, Advanced Research Technologies Inc.
20110133067 - Optical sensor having a capillary tube and an optical fiber in the capillary tube: A system for use in a well includes an optical cable for positioning in the well. An optical sensor is optically coupled to the optical cable, where the optical sensor has a capillary tube and an optical fiber in the capillary tube. The capillary tube also includes a first sealed... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20110133074 - Analytical method and analytical system: Analytical method and analytical system are presented, wherein properties of the carrier gas conveying fine particles and gas components generated by laser ablation can be prevented from inhibiting the optimization of analysis conditions, and plural kinds of elements can be stably measured with high sensitivity and good accuracy without losing... Agent: Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Co., Ltd.
20110133070 - Detection apparatus: A detection system comprises a housing having a sample inlet and a gas outlet, and a preconcentrator. The preconcentrator can include a microelectromechanical system (MEMS) configured to accumulate or release a dopant at selected times, and can be located inside or outside the housing. The detection system can include an... Agent: Smiths Detection-watford Limited
20110133071 - Ion induced impact ionization detector and uses thereof: Disclosed are systems, devices and methodologies relating to an ion induced impact ionization detector and uses thereof. In certain implementations, the detector can include a dielectric layer having one or more wells. An anode layer defining apertures to accommodate the openings of the wells can be disposed on one side... Agent: Loma Linda University Medical Center
20110133072 - Ion mobility spectometer and detecting method using the same: An ion mobility spectrometer comprises an electrode and two storage electrodes disposed at the two opposite sides of the electrode respectively. Ions from an intermediate part between the two storage electrodes are stored and the stored ions are released from the storage electrodes by changing electric potentials of the two... Agent:
20110133073 - Method and apparatus for time-of-flight mass spectrometry: A method and apparatus for time-of-flight (TOF) mass spectrometry. The apparatus improves the ion focusing properties in an orthogonal direction and permits connection with an orthogonal-acceleration ion source for improvement of sensitivity. The apparatus comprises an ion source for emitting ions in a pulsed manner, an analyzer for realizing a... Agent: Jeol Ltd.
20110133069 - Methods for detecting dihydroxyvitamin d metabolites by mass spectrometry: Provided are methods of detecting the presence or amount of a dihydroxyvitamin D metabolite in a sample using mass spectrometry. The methods generally comprise ionizing a dihydrorxyvitamin D metabolite in a sample and detecting the amount of the ion to determine the presence or amount of the vitamin D metabolite... Agent:
20110133068 - Vitamin d metabolite determination utilizing mass spectrometry following derivatization: The invention relates to the detection of vitamin D metabolites. In a particular aspect, the invention relates to methods for detecting derivatized vitamin D metabolites by mass spectrometry.... Agent:
20110133075 - Mass spectrometer: The mass spectrometer is characterized in that a linear ion trap, that consists of electrodes for mass-selective discharge, is provided with a mechanism that excites ions in a first direction that is perpendicular to the rod axes and a mechanism that simultaneously generates an electric field on the axes in... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20110133076 - Tandem differential mobility spectrometers and mass spectrometer for enhanced analysis: The invention relates generally to systems, methods and devices for analyzing samples and, more particularly, to systems using a differential mobility spectrometer in combination with a mass analyzer to enhance the analysis process of constituents of a sample.... Agent:
20110133078 - Analytical instruments, assemblies, and methods: Person-portable mass analysis instrumentation configured to perform multidimensional mass analysis is provided. Mass analysis instrumentation can include a housing encompassing components of the instrumentation with the housing of the instrumentation defining a space having a volume of equal to or less than about 100,000 cm3. Instrument assemblies are also provided... Agent: Griffin Analytical Technologies, LLC
20110133077 - Solid-phase extraction (spe) tips and methods of use: Methods and systems for extraction of analytes from samples for analysis using mass spectrometers are described herein.... Agent: Advion Biosystems, Inc.
20110133079 - Mass spectrometer ion guide providing axial field, and method: An ion guide includes a plurality of rods, arranged about an axis that extends lengthwise from one end to the other of the guide. The rods guide ions in a guide region along and about the axis. A conductive casing surrounds the rods. The casing and the rods are geometrically... Agent:
20110133080 - Charged particel beam apparatus and methods for capturing images using the same: The present invention provides a charged particle beam apparatus used to measure micro-dimensions (CD value) of a semiconductor apparatus or the like which captures images for measurement. For the present invention, a sample for calibration, on which a plurality of polyhedral structural objects with known angles on surfaces produced by... Agent:
20110133081 - Spectrophotometer using medium energy ion: Provided is a spectrophotometer using medium energy ion. The spectrophotometer using medium energy ion is configured to include: an ion source 10 generating ions; a collimator 20 collimating the ions as a parallel beam; an accelerator 30 accelerating the parallel beam; an ion beam pulse generator 40 pulsing the accelerated... Agent: Korea Research Institute Of Standards And Science
20110133083 - Compact scanning electron microscope: A compact electron microscope uses a removable sample holder having walls that form a part of the vacuum region in which the sample resides. By using the removable sample holder to contain the vacuum, the volume of air requiring evacuation before imaging is greatly reduced and the microscope can be... Agent: Fei Company
20110133082 - Scanning electron microscope: Example embodiments are directed to a scanning electron microscope. The scanning electron microscope includes an electron gun to configured irradiate an electron beam on a sample, and a disc of a transparent material and including a through-hole through which the electron beam passes. The disc includes a scintillator layer formed... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110133084 - Electron microscope: An electron microscope according to the present invention includes a phase plate (510) having a thickness which changes in a radial direction, and adjusts a phase difference caused by a difference in electron beam path due to an effect of a spherical aberration when an electron beam is converged by... Agent:
20110133085 - Detector assembly of a digital x-ray detector: In one embodiment, a digital X-ray detector assembly is provided that includes a digital detector array and a support panel secured to the detector array, wherein at least one side of the support panel includes a recess exposing an edge region of the detector array. In another embodiment, a method... Agent: General Electric Company
20110133086 - White led for illumination with additional light source for analysis: An improved combination light source (103) comprises a combination of a solid-state white LED source (105) to illuminate a target with continuous, broadband illuminating light (114), and a second, additional light source, as an integrated system. While the white LED provides illumination, the second light source provides for medical, industrial,... Agent: Spectros Corporation
20110133088 - Method and system for detecting light and designing a light detector: A light detection system which comprises an active region between a back contact layer and a front contact layer is disclosed. The active region comprises a quantum well structure having a quantum well between quantum barriers, wherein the quantum well comprises foreign atoms that induce an excited bound state at... Agent: Technion Research & Development Foundation Ltd.
20110133087 - Scanning method and apparatus: In a terahertz imaging system, a scanning component for scanning a field of view is tracked by an optical beam to obtain positional information. The optical tracking beam can be steered by the scanning component for example by reflection, refraction or diffraction. The steered tracking beam can then be detected... Agent: Thruvision Limited
20110133089 - Remote sensing of gas leaks: A gas filter correlation radiometer mounted on an aircraft is flown over a target area. The gas filter correlation radiometer is configured to detect ethane (C2H6) gas in the event of a gas leak. The gas filter correlation radiometer uses background radiation to detect ethane.... Agent: Synodon Inc.
20110133090 - Method of detecting organic materials using terahertz spectroscopy: Disclosed herein are methods of detecting organic materials, and more particularly, methods of detecting organic materials using terahertz spectroscopy. The method of detecting organic material using terahertz spectroscopy includes suspending organic material in a medium to form a sample; irradiating the sample with an illumination beam of electromagnetic radiation, the... Agent: Encore Corporation
20110133091 - Digital silicon photomultiplier for tof-pet: A radiation detector includes an array of detector pixels each including an array of detector cells. Each detector cell includes a photodiode biased in a breakdown region and digital circuitry coupled with the photodiode and configured to output a first digital value in a quiescent state and a second digital... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110133092 - Digital radiographic detector with bonded phosphor layer: A digital radiographic detector has a scintillator element having a particulate phosphor dispersed within a binder composition, wherein the binder composition is a pressure-sensitive adhesive, wherein the particulate phosphor emits light corresponding to a level of incident radiation. There is an array of photosensors wherein each photosensor in the array... Agent:
20110133093 - Digital radiographic detector with bonded phosphor layer: A digital radiographic detector having a radiation sensing element with a particulate material dispersed within a binder composition, wherein the binder composition includes a pressure-sensitive adhesive, wherein the particulate material, upon receiving radiation of a first energy level, is excitable to emit radiation of a second energy level, either spontaneously... Agent:
20110133094 - Multi-energy radiation detector: A radiation projection detector includes a conversion layer configured to generate light photons in response to a radiation, the conversion layer having a plurality of first conversion elements and a plurality of second conversion elements, and a photo detector array aligned with the conversion panel, wherein each of the first... Agent: Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
20110133095 - Radiation sensor and radiation image detection apparatus: Provided is a radiation sensor comprising: a phosphor layer that converts incident radiation into converted light containing a first light component having a first wavelength region that includes a maximum peak wavelength different from a maximum peak wavelength of the radiation, and a second light component having a second wavelength... Agent:
20110133096 - Digital x-ray detector assembly: In one embodiment, a digital X-ray detector is provided with a detector assembly that includes a support panel, a digital detector array with a rear side of the detector array being secured to a front side of the support panel, a backscattered X-ray and reflected light absorption layer disposed between... Agent: General Electric Company
20110133097 - Neutron detection: An electron multiplier includes a neutron-sensitive composition having silicon oxide, lead oxide, boron-10 enriched boron oxide, and yttrium oxide. The composition is capable of interacting with neutrons to form an electron cascade. The electron multiplier can be in the form of a microchannel plate, a microfiber plate, or a microsphere... Agent:
20110133098 - Ion diffusing apparatus and ion generating cartridge: Disclosed is an ion diffusing apparatus that can realize easy replacement of an ion generator and can maintain a stable ion supplying capability. Also disclosed is an ion generating cartridge. In the ion diffusing apparatus, the ion generator is so configured that the generator is detachable for easy maintenance, and... Agent:
20110133099 - Silicon concentration measuring instrument: The present invention is an instrument that detects a trace amount of silicon contained in a sample solution with simple means and measures a silicon concentration in the sample solution, and adapted to include: an excitation light irradiation part that irradiates the sample solution with excitation light for silicon; a... Agent: Horiba Advanced Techno, Co., Ltd.
20110133100 - Method of pumping quantum dots: Strongly confined semiconductor quantum dots theoretically offer for broadband and continuous tunability of their emitting wavelength based upon simply varying the particle size. However, prior art consistently has demonstrated a lower particle size limit below which optical gain cannot be achieved, for example 2.3 nm for CdSe in toluene. As... Agent: Royal Institute For The Advancement Of Learning / Mcgill University
20110133101 - Modular imaging system, modules for this system and method implemented using this system: An imaging device including an illumination module including at least one emitter for emitting at least one excitation beam, a scanning and injection module including an image guide, a proximal end and a distal end of which are linked by a plurality of optical fibers, and a scanning and injection... Agent: Mauna Kea Technologies
20110133102 - Method and arrangement for detecting a surface of an object: The invention relates to a method for optically detecting surfaces wherein strip patterns are projected onto the surface, images are captured, and the three-dimensional contour thereof is determined from the reproduction of the strip pattern on the surface of the object. The aim of the invention is to prevent reflections... Agent: Mtu Aero Engines, Gmbh
20110133103 - Indicator devices and articles comprising the indicator device: An indicator device comprising a first carrier material; a first pigment disposed in the first carrier material, the first pigment capable of being degraded by exposure to UV radiation; and wherein the first carrier material is configured so as to have a varying thickness such that upon exposure to UV... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20110133104 - Optical manipulation of micro-particles: A method for manipulating one or more particles comprising exposing the particle(s) to a beam of radiation that is able to lift and or impart an acceleration to the particle(s) to cause it to move in a curved trajectory.... Agent: University Court Of The University Of St Andrews06/02/2011 > 48 patent applications in 30 patent subcategories. invention type
20110127404 - Mems scan controller generating clock frequency and control method thereof: A Micro Electronic Mechanical System (MEMS) scan controller generating clock frequency and a control method thereof are disclosed. The MEMS scan controller is for a MEMS mirror in a bi-direction laser scanning units (LSU). By detecting resonant frequency of the MEMS mirror, the scan controller sends frequency modulation signal and... Agent:
20110127405 - Optical stimulation of photosensitized cells: This invention describes a device for optical stimulation of cells and other biological structures. It has an ability to target multiple cells and/or multiple sub-cellular targets. The stimulation optical pattern on each cell can be independently controlled with individual frequencies. The light sensitivity of the cells can be imparted as... Agent:
20110127406 - Auto focus apparatus and microscope: An reference light emitted from an LED for auto focus enters a glass cover, on which a sample is adhered to, via a half mirror to an objective lens. The reference light that entered the glass cover is reflected by the boundary surface to be reflected light, and this reflected... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20110127407 - Rotor type orientation sensor: A rotor type orientation sensor includes a housing, a plurality of light emitters, two light receivers and a rotor. The housing has a circular tunnel and a plurality of first openings connecting to the tunnel and two second openings located on two sides of the first openings. The light emitters... Agent:
20110127409 - Solid-state image pickup device, a method of driving the same, a signal processing method for the same, and image pickup apparatus: A solid-state image pickup device including: a pixel array portion; a differential circuit; a reset voltage supplying section; and a common phase feedback circuit.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110127408 - Solid-state imaging device, method of manufacturing the same, and electronic apparatus: A solid-state imaging device includes: a pixel having a photodiode and a pixel transistor; a first isolation region using a semiconductor region containing impurities formed between neighboring photodiodes; and a second isolation region using an semiconductor region containing impurities formed between the photodiode and the pixel transistor, wherein an impurity... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110127410 - Optical sensor, optical sensor array, optical sensor driving method, and optical sensor array driving method: An optical sensor that is a transistor which includes a gate electrode including a semiconductor material where the carrier concentration is 1.0×1014/cm3 to 1.0×1017/cm3, an active layer including a semiconductor layer to form a channel by carriers of the same type as the gate electrode, a source electrode, a drain... Agent:
20110127411 - System and method for using an optical isolator in laser testing: According to one embodiment, a method includes receiving a first optical signal at a pulse detector. An electronic pulse of the first optical signal is received at an optical module. A second optical signal is generated at the optical module based on the electronic pulse. At least a portion of... Agent: Raytheon Company
20110127412 - Image sensor: The present invention provides an image sensor. The image sensor comprises: a substrate, a plurality of optical elements, a first insulation layer, an anti-reflective coating (ARC) layer, a second insulation layer, and a color filter array. The optical elements are disposed in the substrate. The first insulation layer is disposed... Agent:
20110127414 - Method for calibrating a sensor system: In the method according to the invention it is provided to use two calibration media. A high-quality first calibration medium (10), having a standardized reference, which is independent of the sensor system to be calibrated, is used once, e.g. upon the manufacturing or after a repair of the sensor system,... Agent:
20110127415 - System for controling and calibrating single photon detection devices: A single photon detection system and method are disclosed which have a control block for helping to monitor and optimize performance, especially at high detection rates. The system is based on photon detectors constructed with avalanche photodiodes (APD) gated in time to operate in the Geiger mode. An electrical reference... Agent: Nucrypt LLC
20110127413 - Systems and methods for calibrating time alignment for a positron emission tomography (pet) system: A representative positron emission tomography (PET) calibration system includes a PET scanner having a ring detector, a phantom that is placed at approximately the center of the ring detector, and a time alignment calibration manager that is coupled to the PET scanner. The time alignment calibration manager detects coincidence events... Agent: Siemens Medical Solutions Usa, Inc.
20110127418 - Mass selector: A mass spectrometer and method for performing high resolution mass spectrometry are provided, the mass spectrometer comprising an electrostatic trap and mass analyzer. The electrostatic trap comprises entrance and exit ends, entrance and exit end ion mirrors, a central field-free region, and a longitudinal axis. The mass analyzer receives ions... Agent:
20110127416 - Mass spectrometer: A mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising a sampling cone (3) and a cone-gas cone (4) wherein, in use, sulphur hexa fluoride (‘SF6’) is supplied as a cone gas (5) to the annulus between the cone-gas cone (4) and the sampling cone (3) in order to improve the transmission of high... Agent: Micromass Uk Limited
20110127420 - Mass spectrometer and mass spectrometry method: A mass spectrometer and a mass spectrometry method adapted for mass spectrometry of a hardly volatile minuscule organic foreign matter of several μm often causing a device defect are disclosed. A sample gasified by a sample heating probe is introduced into an ion source, and the sample thus ionized is... Agent:
20110127419 - Method for high efficiency tandem mass spectrometry: A system and method for performing MS/MS of everything are provided. Ionisable materials separated in order of molecular weight in a plurality of mass ranges are received at a mass spectrometer system in a given order in time, each mass range comprising a respective center mass value and a respective... Agent:
20110127417 - System and method for collisional activation of charged particles: A collision cell is disclosed that provides ion activation in various selective modes. Ion activation is performed inside selected segments of a segmented quadrupole that provides maximum optimum capture and collection of fragmentation products. The invention provides collisional cooling of precursor ions as well as product fragments and further allows... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute
20110127421 - Sample collection and detection system: A sample collection and detection system is described. The detection system provides a sample chamber fluidly coupled to a secondary ionisation source to allow the introduction of vapour generated from the sample into an ion path generated from the secondary ionisation source. The secondary ionisation source is a secondary electrospray... Agent: Microsaic Systems Limited
20110127424 - Collision-induced decomposition of ions in rf ion traps: In an RF ion trap, analyte ions are fragmented by applying a moderately high RF storage voltage to the trap. The ions are then excited via dipolar excitation, and after a short time, the ions are forced into a resting state, again using dipolar excitation. The RF storage voltage is... Agent: Bruker Daltonik Gmbh
20110127425 - Mass spectrometer: When an operator selects a substance of interest on the displayed image and indicates its m/z (S15), one or more micro areas in which the MS spectrum intensity at the specified m/z is equal to or higher than a threshold are extracted, and an MS/MS analysis using the m/z of... Agent: Shimadzu Corporation
20110127423 - Mass spectrometer system: This invention describes an analytical system where a kinetic impact ionisation source is combined with an RF—only ion guide to form a mass spectrometer system for analysis of the elemental and chemical composition of exoatmospheric particles. The kinetic impact ionisation source may be used to transform a flux of particle... Agent: Microsaic Systems Limited
20110127422 - Multi-bore capillary for mass spectrometer: A mass spectrometer system an ion source configured to produce ions and a non-metallic capillary configured to receive at least a portion of the ions from the ion source. The capillary includes an elongated body and multiple bores traversing the elongated body in a longitudinal direction. The bores transport the... Agent: Agilent Technologies, Inc.
20110127426 - Multiple pass cargo inspection system: The present invention is a cargo inspection system, employing a radiation source, capable of scanning vehicles and/or cargo in a wide range of sizes, including conventional imaging areas as well as taller and bulkier enclosures at sufficiently optimal efficacy and overall throughput. In one embodiment, the present invention is a... Agent:
20110127428 - Electron detection systems and methods: Systems and methods to detect electrons from one or more samples are disclosed. In some embodiments, the systems and methods involve one or more magnetic field sources, for deflecting secondary electrons emitted from the surface of the samples.... Agent: Carl Zeiss Nts, LLC.
20110127429 - Method and apparatus for measuring dimension of circuit pattern formed on substrate by using scanning electron microscope: In the dimension measurement of a circuit pattern using a scanning electron microscope (SEM), in order to make it possible to automatically image desired evaluation points (EPs) on a sample, and automatically measure the circuit pattern formed at the evaluation points, according to the present invention, in the dimension measurement... Agent:
20110127427 - Specimen holder used for mounting: A novel specimen holder for specimen support devices for insertion in electron microscopes. The novel specimen holder of the invention provides mechanical support for specimen support devices and as well as electrical contacts to the specimens or specimen support devices.... Agent: Protochips, Inc.
20110127430 - Stabilization of coldshield bodies: According to one embodiment, an optical device comprises a housing. A structure is disposed within the housing. The structure has an optical entrance whereby radiation may enter. An aperture is located between the optical entrance and a radiation detector. At least one brace is rigidly coupled to the structure and... Agent: Raytheon Company
20110127431 - Photoconductor device having polycrystalline gaas thin film and method of manufacturing the same: A photoconductor device and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. The photoconductor device includes a photoconductor substrate, a photoconductor thin film deposited on the photoconductor substrate, and a photoconductive antenna electrode formed on the photoconductor thin film. The photoconductor thin film includes polycrystalline GaAs.... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110127432 - Methods and apparatus for the non-destructive detection of variations in a sample: Non-invasive THz spectroscopic apparatus and methods are provided for detecting and/or identifying constituents such as variations in a structural entity where chemical or biological entities can reside. Position dependent scattering of THz radiation is employed to image voids and defects in the internal structure of samples, enabling the determination of... Agent: New Jersey Institute Of Technology
20110127433 - Device and method for determining moisture in a sample: A device has a radiation device for radiating a terahertz signal onto the sample, a receiving device for receiving the terahertz signal reflected at the sample, a measuring device for measuring the intensity of the terahertz signal received and an analytical device for determining the moisture in the sample as... Agent:
20110127435 - Gamma ray detector, radiation diagnostic device, tomography device, and method of analyzing tomography device: A gamma ray detector for detecting a gamma ray emitted from a target of measurement includes: an organic scintillator for detecting Compton electrons resulting from a gamma ray emitted from the target of measurement; an inorganic scintillator for detecting a Compton gamma ray; and photodetector modules for detecting light generation... Agent: National Institute Of Radiological Sciences
20110127434 - Methods and systems for determining a medical system alignment: Methods and systems for performing a patient scan using a three-dimensional (3D) cylindrical Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging system are provided. The method includes acquiring a count-rate profile of a brain, repositioning at least one of a detector and the brain based on the count-rate profile and a detector sensitivity... Agent:
20110127436 - Radiation tomography apparatus: A detector ring of radiation tomography apparatus according to this invention has a fracture portion having no scintillation counter crystal arranged therein. Moreover, the radiation tomography apparatus according to this invention includes a correlated data complementation section. The correlated data complementation section forms correlated data when assuming that a first... Agent:
20110127437 - Space radiation detector with spherical geometry: A particle detector is provided, the particle detector including a spherical Cherenkov detector, and at least one pair of detector stacks. In an embodiment of the invention, the Cherenkov detector includes a sphere of ultraviolet transparent material, coated by an ultraviolet reflecting material that has at least one open port.... Agent:
20110127438 - Dosimeter powered by passive rf absorption: A system for determining an amount of radiation includes a dosimeter configured to receive the amount of radiation, the dosimeter comprising a circuit having a resonant frequency, such that the resonant frequency of the circuit changes according to the amount of radiation received by the dosimeter, the dosimeter further configured... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110127441 - Light or radiation image pickup apparatus: An X-ray detector provided for a radiation image pickup apparatus of this invention includes two types of areas, i.e. an image area for X-ray detection, and an image area for time variation noise detection to detect time variation noises generating from circuits of the X-ray detector. Consequently, time variation noises... Agent:
20110127439 - Radiation sensor and radiation image detection apparatus: Provided are a radiation sensor having a first flexible substrate provided with a phosphor layer which converts incident radiation into an electromagnetic wave in a wavelength region that is at least different from that of the radiation; an organic photoelectric conversion layer which includes a charge transport layer and a... Agent:
20110127440 - Radiographic imaging apparatus: There is provided a radiographic imaging apparatus including: a control unit configured as a flat plate shape housing a control section and a power source section; a panel unit configured as a flat plate shape housing a radiation detection panel; and a connection member that rotatably connects one edge portion... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110127442 - Method and device for generating euv radiation or soft x-rays: The present invention relates to a method and device for generating optical radiation, in particular EUV radiation or soft x-rays, by means of an electrically operated discharge. A plasma (15) is ignited in a gaseous medium between at least two electrodes (1, 2), wherein said gaseous medium is produced at... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110127443 - Integrated beam modifying assembly for use with a proton beam therapy machine: An integrated beam modifying assembly for use with a proton beam therapy machine. Typically the snouts of a proton beam therapy machine are adapted to receive separate apertures and range compensators. Applicants provide an integrated assembly for slotting into the snout of a proton beam therapy machine, which integrated assembly... Agent:
20110127444 - Particle analyzing apparatus and particle imaging method: A particle analyzing apparatus, comprising: a flow cell which forms a specimen flow including particles; first and second light sources; an irradiation optical system which applies lights emitted from the first and second light sources so that the lights are applied to the specimen flow; a detector which detects forward... Agent:
20110127446 - Nanostructure systems and methods for sensing an analyte: A method of detecting an analyte in an environment, includes immobilizing at least one photoactive composition on nanostructures, the photoactive composition exhibiting emission that is sensitive to the analyte; applying electromagnetic radiation to the immobilized photoactive moiety for a period of time; measuring at least one response; and using the... Agent:
20110127445 - Upconversion fluorescent nano-structured material and uses thereof: Upconversion fluorescent nano-structured material(s) comprising at least one compound of formula (M1)j(M2)kXn:(M3)q and at least one polymer, wherein: each X is the same or different and is selected from the group consisting of: halogen, O, S, Se, Te, N, P and As; each M1, if present, is the same or... Agent: National University Of Singapore
20110127447 - Method and device for performing quantum control on infinitesimal quanta: A method for performing quantum control on infinitesimal quanta includes: an independent reaction space provision step, wherein at least one three-dimensional closed space is provided; an infinitesimal-quantum kinetic energy enhancement step, wherein differently shaped reaction elements are provided on at least one inner surface of each closed space, each reaction... Agent:
20110127448 - Treating mixable materials by radiation: Provided are methods, systems, and radiating units for radiating mixable material, such as water, blood, sand, or the like, with sterilizing radiation. In one embodiment, the method includes immersing a radiation source in the mixable material, and moving the immersed radiation source inside the mixable material in a non regular... Agent:
20110127449 - Electronic device with remote control capability: An electronic device includes a housing, a PCB, a LED mounted to the PCB, and a support member. The housing defines a cavity, and a through hole communicating with the cavity. The PCB is received in the cavity. The LED includes a lens received in the through hole. The support... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110127450 - Laser-heated infrared source: Described are infrared light sources and methods for generating infrared radiation. The infrared light source includes a source of laser radiation, a target and an enclosure. The target is positioned in a path of an output region of the source of laser radiation. The target includes an absorbing material that... Agent: Energetiq Technology, Inc.
20110127451 - Radiation shielding method and radiation shielding device: To include a step of installing a hollow container (1) at a predetermined portion of an object to be shielded (100), a step of feeding fluid into the container (1) via a hose (22) by a fluid feeding unit (2), and a step of transporting and filling a granular shielding... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.Previous industry: Static molds
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