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Radiant energy July category listing 07/12Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 07/26/2012 > 44 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories. category listing
20120187274 - Radiation detector: With radiation detectors in which the energy of radiation is absorbed in a semiconductor or insulator radiation absorber, where that energy is converted to phonons, and the radiation is measured by measuring those phonons with a phonon sensor provided on the surface of the radiation absorber, part of the energy... Agent:
20120187275 - Vision measuring device: A vision measuring device includes: an imaging device which images a workpiece; an illumination device which irradiates the workpiece with light; a position control system which controls an in-focus position of the imaging device and outputs the in-focus position as information representing a position in an in-focus axis direction; and... Agent: Mitutoyo Corporation
20120187276 - Method and system for concentration of solar thermal energy: A solar thermal concentration system has a receiver, a rail system having a plurality of concentric rails circularly disposed about the receiver, a plurality of movable carts connected adjacent one another and spanning two concentric rails of the rail system, motor means on a movable cart dispersed in the plurality... Agent:
20120187277 - Sensor and method of detecting the condition of a turf grass: A method of detecting the condition of a turf grass is described. According to one aspect of the invention, the method comprises steps of attaching an active sensor to a mower; traversing a section of turf grass; and processing the output of the sensor. A device for detecting the condition... Agent: Li-cor, Inc.
20120187278 - Microchannel plate and its manufacturing method: A microchannel plate (1) having an array of channels (5),includes a substrate (2) and, deposited on the substrate, a hydrogenated amorphous silicon film (3) having a thickness ranging between 50 μm and 200 μm, preferably between 80 μm and 120 μm, the film including the array of channels (5). Preferably,... Agent: Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne (epfl)
20120187279 - Method of sensing of low-voltage image sensor: A sensing method of an image sensor. The image sensor includes: a light receiving device; a signal conversion unit including a transfer transistor having a plurality of transfer gates and for converting photocharges generated by the light receiving device into a voltage to output the voltage; and a sensing control... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20120187280 - Light sensor having ir suppression filter and transparent substrate: Techniques are described to furnish an IR suppression filter, or any other interference based filter, that is formed on a transparent substrate to a light sensor. In one or more implementations, a light sensor includes a substrate having a surface. One or more photodetectors are formed in the substrate. The... Agent: Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
20120187281 - Light sensor having transparent substrate and through-substrate vias: Techniques are described to furnish an IR suppression filter that is formed on a glass substrate to a light sensor. In one or more implementations, a light sensor includes a substrate having a surface. One or more photodetectors are formed in the substrate and configured to detect light and provide... Agent: Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
20120187282 - Image sensor with anti-reflection layer and method of manufacturing the same: An image sensor the image sensor comprising an absorption layer disposed on a silicon substrate, the absorption layer having at least one of SiGe or Ge, and an antireflection layer disposed directly thereon.... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
20120187283 - Laser radar system and light receiving device: A laser radar system is provided with a laser light source which emits laser light, a light scanning portion which causes the laser light to scan a target area, an optical filter which removes light of an angle component different from an angle component of reflected light of the laser... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20120187284 - Functional check and variance compensation in mass spectrometry: Test method checks and compensates ion yield variances in a mass spectrometer and includes feeding an eluate of a chromatographic separation to the spectrometer, continuously ad-mixing a separate target analyte solution at known concentration and constant flow rate to the eluate, injecting the mixture into the spectrometer and generating a... Agent:
20120187285 - Measurement and endpointing of sample thickness: A method for Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) sample creation. The use of a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)—Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope (STEM) detector in the dual-beam focused ion beam (FIB)/SEM allows a sample to be thinned using the FIB, while the STEM signal is used to monitor sample thickness. A preferred... Agent: Fei Company
20120187286 - Method for determining the ore content of drill cuttings: The object of this invention is a method for determining ore contents of drill cuttings by irradiating and by detecting fluorescence radiation and scattering radiation. According to the method, drill cuttings being essentially immediately retrieved from the drill hole is arranged as a layer, the upper surface of which is... Agent: Ima-engineering Ltd Oy
20120187289 - Method for the diagnosis of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis based on a metabolomic profile: The invention relates to methods for the diagnosis of non-alcoholic steatosis (NASH). The method relies on the determination of certain metabolic markers in a biological sample of the patient which are up- or down-regulated in the NASH patients vs. patients with a simple fatty liver (steatosis).... Agent: One Way Liver Genomics, S.l.
20120187288 - Sample holder for maldi mass spectrometric analysis, and mass spectrometric analysis method: Used is a sample holder for MALDI mass spectrometry, which has a CuO secondary particle as a laser-beam-absorbing matrix and in which the secondary particle comprises an aggregate of CuO primary particles having an average particle diameter of 100 nm or smaller and has an uneven surface arising from the... Agent: The University Of Tokyo
20120187287 - Substrate compositions and methods of use thereof: The subject matter provided herein relates to substrates for desorbing and ionizing analytes, and kits and methods of use thereof. The substrate provided herein comprises a porous semiconductor, a fluorous initiator, and a photoactive compound containing a fluorous group.... Agent:
20120187290 - Apparatus for adjusting ion beam by bended bar magnets: Apparatus and method for adjusting an ion beam between a mass analyzer and a substrate holder. Herein, one or more bended, such as arch-shaped, curved or zigzag shaped, bar magnets are configured to apply one or more magnetic fields to adjust the shape or cross section of an ion beam... Agent: Advanced Ion Beam Technology, Inc.
20120187292 - Charged particle beam apparatus and film thickness measurement method: A charged particle beam apparatus of the present invention comprises a transmission electron detector (113; 206) having a detection portion divided into multiple regions (201 to 205; 301 to 305), wherein a film thickness of a sample is calculated by detecting a transmission electron beam (112) generated from the sample... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20120187291 - Method of depositing protective structures: A process of preparing a lamella from a substrate includes manufacturing a protection strip on an edge portion of the lamella to be prepared from the substrate, and preparing the lamella, wherein the manufacturing the protection strip includes a first phase of activating a surface area portion of the substrate,... Agent: Carl Zeiss Nts Gmbh
20120187294 - Sem repair for sub-optimal features: A method and system for repairing photomasks is disclosed. A scanning electron microscope (SEM) is used to identify, measure, and correct defects. The SEM is operated in multiple modes, including a measuring mode and a repair mode. The repair mode is of higher landing energy and exposure time than the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120187293 - Transmission electron microscope: A scanning transmission electron microscope using optical fibers as optical guiding media. The microscope obtains a high-angle scattering image or a dark-field image from electrons transmitted through a specimen. A scintillator converts electrons transmitted through the specimen into optical signals. The optical fibers couple outputs from the scintillator to the... Agent: The University Of Tokyo
20120187295 - Method and apparatus for providing a charge blocking layer on an infrared up-conversion device: Embodiments of the invention are directed to an improved device for sensing infrared (IR) radiation with upconversion to provide an output of electromagnetic radiation having a shorter wavelength than the incident IR radiation, such as visible light. The device comprises an anode, a hole blocking layer to separate an IR... Agent: University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.
20120187296 - Interfacing devices and systems: A system combining the output of a thermal detection and imaging device with a capture and display device, such as a cordless or portable telephone/camera, is used to manage thermal information and displays.... Agent:
20120187297 - Cold shield for a cold stage: In certain embodiments, a system may include sensor platform, a cold shield, and a support system. The sensor platform supports a sensor system. The cold shield allows first radiation to reach the sensor system and prevents second radiation from reaching the sensor system. The support system is coupled to the... Agent: Raytheon Company
20120187298 - Scintillator panel, method of manufacturing the same, and radiation detection apparatus: A scintillator includes a scintillator layer having a first surface and second surface which are surfaces opposite to each other, wherein the scintillator layer includes a plurality of columnar portions, each columnar portion including a columnar crystal for converting a radiation into light, and the columnar crystal of each columnar... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120187299 - Scintillator panel, radiation detection apparatus, and method of manufacturing them: A method of manufacturing a scintillator panel including a scintillator layer which converts a radiation into light, includes a growing step of growing a scintillator including a plurality of columnar crystals on a first substrate; a fixing step of fixing a second substrate to a surface of the scintillator that... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120187302 - Gamma-ray spectrometer: A gamma-ray spectrometer comprising a scintillation body (34) for receiving gamma-rays and generating photons therefrom and a photodetector for detecting photons from the scintillation body and generating a corresponding output signal is described. The photodetector comprises a photocathode (26), an anode (28), and a reflecting surface (28A). The photocathode is... Agent:
20120187300 - Method for optimizing step size in a multi-step whole-body pet imaging: A method of imaging a region of interest (ROI) in an object, the ROI having an axial extent greater than an axial FOV of a PET scanner. The method includes determining a number of overlapping scans of the PET scanner necessary to image at least the axial extent of the... Agent: Kabushhiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120187301 - Method of using radon detection for locating thermals: A method of locating a thermal updraft. In one embodiment, the method includes the steps of flying an aircraft in a flight path; making ionization measurements at a plurality of locations along the aircraft flight path using an ionization measuring device to measure ionization rate; determining in response to the... Agent:
20120187304 - Pixel array and image sensor including the same: A pixel array and an image sensor including the pixel array having improved sensitivity and can drive pixels with high resolution, according to embodiments. In embodiments, a pixel array may include a plurality of pixels having a pixel area and a logic area. The pixel array may include at least... Agent:
20120187303 - Radiographic imaging device, computer readable medium storing radiographic imaging program, and radiographic imaging method: The present invention provides a radiographic imaging device, a computer readable storage medium storing a radiographic imaging program, and a radiographic imaging method, that may appropriately reduce remaining charges of a photoelectric conversion element. Namely, when radiation is irradiated, an amplifier is switched to a sampling state, TFT switches are... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120187305 - Microchannel plate detector and methods for their fabrication: A multi-component tunable resistive coating and methods of depositing the coating on the surfaces of a microchannel plate (MCP) detector. The resistive coating composed of a plurality of alternating layers of a metal oxide resistive component layer and a conductive component layer composed of at least one of a metal,... Agent: Uchicago Argonne LLC
20120187306 - Systems and methods for control of multiple charged particle beams: The systems and methods described herein relate to the use of electrostatic elements or combinations of electrostatic and magnetic elements to confine charged particles in stable recirculating, trapped orbits. More particularly, the invention relates to systems and methods for acceleration and focusing of multiple charged particle beams having multiple energies... Agent: Fpgeneration, Inc.
20120187307 - Charged particle beam writing apparatus and charged particle beam writing method: A charged particle beam writing apparatus includes a plurality of tracking calculation units to calculate a deflection amount of the charged particle beam in regard to a movable substrate, a switching unit for each of a plurality of virtual small regions of the substrate, to input an end signal indicating... Agent: Nuflare Technology, Inc.
20120187308 - Radionuclide generator and method of sterilization: A column assembly of a radionuclide generator includes a column that retains a parent radionuclide that spontaneouosly decays to a relatively short-lived daughter radionuclide. A fluid path extends from an inlet port to the column and then to an outlet port and allows daughter radionuclide to be eluted from the... Agent: Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc.
20120187309 - Method for fabricating an electromagnetic actuator, an electromagnetic actuator, and a charged particle device comprising the same: The present invention is related to a method for fabricating an electromagnetic actuator. It is further related to an electromagnetic actuator and a charged particle device comprising such an actuator. According to the present invention, the method for fabricating is characterized by determining an optimal allocation of permanent magnets to... Agent:
20120187310 - Combination computed and direct radiography system and method: A scanning apparatus that can operate as both a computed and direct style radiography device. In the computed radiography mode, an internal imaging plate is removed or maintained inwardly within the housing assembly to allow a cassette handling mechanism holding a removable imaging plate to pass adjacent the scanning head.... Agent:
20120187312 - Radiation control and minimization system and method: A radiation control system and method are provided in which radiation delivered to a patient and/or the operator of the equipment is minimized. The radiation control system may be used in a large variety of applications including applications in which radiation source is used to inspect an object, such as,... Agent: Intellirad Control, Inc.
20120187313 - Systems, devices, and/or methods for managing disinfection: Certain exemplary embodiments can provide a system, which can comprise a mat comprising a plurality of ultraviolet lamps. The ultraviolet lamps can be adapted to disinfect a surface of the mat. In certain exemplary embodiments, the mat can be adapted to transfer heat from the ultraviolet lamps to a surrounding... Agent:
20120187311 - Uv nail lamp: A lamp includes: a housing; a platform supported by the housing; a left light source disposed on a left side of the lamp; a right light source disposed on a right side of the lamp; a first top light source disposed at least partially above the platform, wherein; the left... Agent: Creative Nail Design, Inc.
20120187314 - Irradiation or irradiation planning system for a rescanning method using a particle beam: A method for irradiating a target volume includes defining a target region having a plurality of target points. The target points are individually approachable. The method includes defining a number of rescanning passes, in which the target region is scanned multiple times, such that the plurality of target points of... Agent:
20120187315 - Neutron shielding material, method of manufacturing the same, and cask for spent fuel: In one embodiment, a neutron shielding material is formed of boron-adding stainless steel of either austenite-ferrite two-phase stainless steel or ferritic stainless steel, the austenite-ferrite two-phase stainless steel containing, in mass %, B: 0.5% to 2.0%, Ni: 3.0 to 10.0%, and Cr: 21.00 to 32.00%, the ferritic stainless steel containing,... Agent:
20120187316 - Radiation shielding lid for an auxiliary shield assembly of a radioisoptope elution system: Disclosed herein are embodiments of a radiation shielding lid of a radiation shielding container (e.g., auxiliary radiation shield) designed to house a radioisotope generator assembly.... Agent: Mallinckrodt LLC
20120187317 - Beam distortion control system using fluid channels: Paper and continuous web scanners operate at varying and high temperature conditions that cause distortion of the support beams and ultimately misalignment of the scanner heads. Circulating a heat transfer fluid between the support beams and through segmented fluid channels within the beam allows tuning of the beam's deflection when... Agent: Honeywell Asca Inc07/19/2012 > 42 patent applications in 31 patent subcategories. category listing
20120181417 - Method and image sensor with extended pixel dynamic range incorporating transfer gate with potential well: A charge transfer transistor includes: a first diffusion region and a second diffusion region; a gate for controlling a charge transfer from the first diffusion region to the second diffusion region by a control signal; and a potential well incorporated under the gate, wherein the first diffusion region is a... Agent: Intellectual Ventures Ii LLC
20120181418 - Position detection system, display panel, and display device: Disclosed is a position detection system capable of detecting the position of a line-shaped object. From among two connected lines (E1E2 and E1′E2′) created by connecting opposed intersecting points among four interesting points (E1, E2, E1′, and E2′), a position detection unit (12) treats the one connected line (E1E2) with... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120181419 - Compact optical finger navigation system based on speckles: An optical finger navigation device includes an image sensor, a tracking surface, and an optical element. The image sensor generates an image representative of light detected at a pixel array that has a pixel pitch which at least partially defines a surface area of a pixel. The tracking surface is... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20120181420 - Programmable filters for improving data fidelity in swept-wavelength interferometry-based systems: A method, system and apparatus for obtaining a parameter of interest from a plurality of sensors in a fiber optic cable deployed in a wellbore are disclosed. Light having variable frequency within a range of frequencies is propagated along the fiber optic cable. Signals are received that are responsive to... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20120181421 - Information acquisition method: Provided is a method that achieves both of soft ionization and high ionization efficiency of a substance to be analyzed at each measurement site without impairing a two-dimensional distribution state of the substance to be analyzed in desorption ionization mass spectrometry of a substance to be measured. By applying, to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120181422 - Mass spectrometer and methods of mass spectrometry: A mass spectrometer is disclosed, comprising: a chamber; an injection device adapted to inject charged particles into the chamber; and field generating apparatus. The field generating apparatus is adapted to establish at least one field acting on the charged particles, the at least one field having an angular trapping component... Agent:
20120181424 - Faims having a displaceable electrode for on/off operation: A system for analyzing ions comprises: an ion source; a FAIMS cell comprising: (a) a gas inlet; (h) an outer electrode having a generally concave inner surface and comprising: (i) an ion inlet operable to receive the ions from the ion source and a carrier gas from the gas inlet;... Agent:
20120181423 - Kingdon ion traps with higher-order cassini potentials: An electrostatic Kingdon ion trap in which ions can oscillate harmonically in the longitudinal direction, decoupled from their motions in the transverse direction is formed from at least three inner electrodes located inside a hollow outer housing electrode. The inner surface of the housing electrode and the outer surfaces of... Agent: Bruker Daltonik Gmbh
20120181425 - Electron probe microanalyzer and data processing method implemented therein: In an electron probe microanalyzer (EPMA) and a method of use thereof, even if plural sets of X-ray image data are obtained at different timings from regions between which a positional deviation occurs, processing for obtaining the correlation is performed precisely. The sets of X-ray image data are obtained from... Agent: Jeol Ltd.
20120181426 - Scanning electron microscope and a method for imaging a specimen using the same: (1) part or all of the number, coordinates and size/shape and imaging sequence of imaging points each for observation, the imaging position change method and imaging conditions can be calculated automatically from CAD data, (2) a combination of input information and output information for imaging recipe creation can be set... Agent:
20120181428 - Device and method for controlling an irradiation system: The present embodiments relate to a device for controlling an irradiation system for irradiating a moving target volume. The device includes an evaluation device for evaluating a substitute movement signal. The device also includes an imaging device for recording image data of the moving target volume. The imaging device is... Agent:
20120181427 - Radiation image capturing apparatus and radiation image detector: A radiation image capturing apparatus for obtaining a phase contrast image using first and second grids in which either one of the grids is formed of a plurality of unit grids, each corresponding to each pixel circuit, and at least three unit grids in a predetermined area corresponding to one... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120181429 - Electron emission device of high current density and high operational frequency: An electric device operable with a THz-range frequency of the device output is presented. The device comprises a photocathode installed in either one of a diode, triode and tetrode configuration, and is exposed to illumination. In some embodiments of the invention, the device is configured as a diode and photomixing... Agent: Novatrans Group Sa
20120181430 - Infrared sensor and infrared array sensor: An infrared sensor includes a MOSFET sensor, and a current source MOSFET which is connected to the MOSFET sensor in series and constitutes a constant current source for driving the MOSFET sensor with a constant current, wherein a terminal between the MOSFET sensor and the current source MOSFET constitutes a... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120181431 - Portable terahertz receiver for advanced chemical sensing: The present invention is directed to a system and method for advanced chemical sensing utilizing a Terahertz receiver instrument having a compact tunable heterodyne mixer to detect chemical species in a noisy background of pollutants, and provide fast acquisition and analysis of the 0.1-2 THz spectrum. The present invention directly... Agent:
20120181432 - Off-set compensation technique for dual analyzer gas exchange systems: Systems and methods of compensating analyzer offsets in a dual analyzer gas analysis systems. A flow swapping device when in a first configuration delivers the chamber influent to a first gas analyzer, and the chamber effluent delivered to a second gas analyzer. At any arbitrary time, the configuration of the... Agent: Li-cor, Inc.
20120181433 - Sensor system comprising stacked micro-channel plate detector: A multilayer electronic imaging module and sensor system incorporating a micro-lens layer for imaging and collimating a received image from a field of regard, a photocathode layer for detecting photons from the micro-lens layer and generating an electron output, a micro-channel plate layer for receiving the output electrons emitted from... Agent: Irvine Sensors Corporation
20120181434 - Radiation imaging apparatus, radiation imaging system, and method for manufacturing radiation imaging apparatus: A radiation imaging apparatus includes a substrate, at least one imaging element, a scintillator, a first heat peelable adhesive member which fixes the substrate to the imaging element, and a second heat peelable adhesive member which fixes the imaging element to the scintillator. An adhesive strength of the first heat... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120181435 - Detection system for high-resolution gamma radiation spectroscopy with neutron time-of-flight filtering: A γ-radiation detection system that includes at least one semiconductor detector such as HPGe-Detector, a position-sensitive α-Detector, a TOF Controller, and a Digitizer/Integrator. The Digitizer/Integrator starts to process the energy signals of a γ-radiation sent from the HPGe-Detector instantly when the HPGe-Detector detects the γ-radiation. Subsequently, it is determined whether... Agent: Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC
20120181437 - High resolution imaging system for digital dentistry: The invention provides methods and apparatus for detecting radiation including x-ray photon (including gamma ray photon) and particle radiation for dental x-ray imaging, radiation monitoring, and related industrial and scientific applications. Flat or shaped small (and small hybrid) area storage phosphor plates, incorporated with a protective frame and a movable... Agent:
20120181436 - Indirect x-ray imager having semi-transparent layers: An indirect x-ray imager including one or more semi-transparent layers that reduce lateral spreading of light produced by the scintillator layer. The semi-transparent layers may be one or more layers above and/or below the scintillator, which the light generated by the scintillator goes through prior to being received by an... Agent:
20120181438 - Radiation detecting apparatus, radiation detecting system, and method of manufacturing radiation detecting apparatus: A radiation detecting apparatus includes a scintillator, a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements, and a substrate having a first surface opposing the scintillator and a second surface opposite from the first surface. The substrate, the photoelectric conversion elements and the scintillator are arranged in this order from the side of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120181439 - X-ray image detection device: An X-ray image detection device includes a scintillator, a data integration processing unit and a plurality of X-ray image sensors. The X-ray image sensors are arranged in a matrix form, and located on the back of the scintillator and connected to the data integration processing unit. Each X-ray image sensor... Agent: Shanghai Iray Technology Ltd.
20120181440 - Pastes for photoelectric conversion layers of x-ray detectors, x-ray detectors and methods of manufacturing the same: A paste for a photoelectric conversion layer used in an X-ray detector includes photoconductive particles, an organic polymer binder, a first organic solvent to dissolve the organic polymer binder, and a second organic solvent. The second organic solvent has a boiling point in a range of between about 150° C.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120181441 - Radiographic imaging apparatus, computer readable medium storing radiographic imaging program, and radiographic imaging method: The present invention provides a radiographic imaging apparatus including: a plurality of pixels arrayed in a matrix, each of the pixels comprising: a photoelectric conversion element that generates and accumulates charges according to irradiation of radiation; a read-out switching element that read out the accumulated charges in response to a... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120181442 - Device and method for measuring an energy particle beam: The present invention relates to a dosimetry device for an energy particle beam from a source and including at least two ionization chambers, each of which includes a collector electrode and a polarization electrode, said electrodes in each ionization chamber being separated by a gap including a fluid, an energy... Agent:
20120181443 - mask health monitor using a faraday probe: In an ion implanter, an ion current measurement device is disposed behind a mask co-planarly with respect to a surface of a target substrate as if said target substrate was positioned on a platen. The ion current measurement device is translated across the ion beam. The current of the ion... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.,
20120181444 - High-vacuum variable aperture mechanism and method of using same: A novel technique is disclosed for varying a size of an aperture within a vacuum chamber. A drive mechanism within the vacuum chamber is used to adjust a partial horizontal overlap between at least two blades, wherein a perimeter of the aperture opening is defined by edges of said blades.... Agent:
20120181445 - Electron beam recording apparatus: The apparatus comprises: a displacement detector comprising at least three displacement sensors arranged at different angles to each other in radial directions of the turntable so as to detect displacement in the radial direction of a rotational side surface of the turntable; a shape calculator to calculate shape data according... Agent: Pioneer Corporation
20120181446 - Cleaning apparatus, radiation source module and fluid treatment system: There is disclosed a cleaning apparatus for a radiation source assembly in a fluid treatment system. The clean apparatus comprises a cleaning sleeve moveable to remove fouling materials from an exterior portion of the radiation source assembly, the cleaning sleeve comprising at least one chamber for receiving a cleaning fluid... Agent: Trojan Technologies
20120181447 - Article sanitizer: An article sanitizer includes a rigid opaque enclosure open at a door side thereof. An enclosure door is adapted to selectively close the door side of the enclosure. At least one UV bulb is fixed to at least one bulb fixture within the enclosure and extends at least partially into... Agent:
20120181448 - Product marking: The present invention relates to a method for the authentication of a product, comprising providing said product with at least one marker, wherein said marker is a phosphorescent marker selected from a set of m phosphorescent markers each having a different emission spectrum, wherein m is an integer equal or... Agent: Rhino Research Europe B.v.
20120181450 - Method and apparatus for detecting bio material using photoelectric conversion device, and method for manufacturing photoelectric conversion device: An apparatus for detecting a bio material includes: an conjugate of a bio material and a fluorescent material to be excited and emit light of a lower energy than an energy of incident light by virtue of the fluorescent material when the light is incident; and an optical filter for... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20120181452 - Separation of doping density and minority carrier lifetime in photoluminescence measurements on semiconductor materials: Methods are presented for separating the effects of background doping density and effective minority carrier lifetime on photoluminescence (PL) generated from semiconductor materials. In one embodiment the background doping density is measured by another technique, enabling PL measurements to be analysed in terms of effective minority carrier lifetime. In another... Agent: Bt Imaging Pty Ltd.
20120181449 - System and method for verifying correct ordering of stack of components: A method of determining whether a stack of components in a device are in a desired order includes irradiating each of the components in the device with an energy beam. The radiation emissions from each of the irradiated components are detected with a radiation detector. The detected radiation emissions are... Agent:
20120181451 - Waveguide-based sensor: A sensor for sensing a target chemical with high signal-to-noise ratio is disclosed. In some embodiments, the sensor comprises a sensing region that is optically coupled with an attenuation region. The sensing region receives optical stimulation that comprises light characterized by an excitation wavelength. In response to exposure to the... Agent: Octrolix Bv
20120181453 - Personal and area self-indicating instant radiation alert dosimeter: Described is a self-indicating instant radiation dosimeter (1001) for monitoring high energy radiations, such as X-ray. The dosimeter contains a radiation sensitive, color changing, indicating composition (10), e.g., a diacetylene (R—C≡C—C≡C—R′, where R and R′ are substituents groups) or a radiochromic dye, a polymeric binder (20) and optionally a shelf... Agent:
20120181455 - Energy beam drawing apparatus and method of manufacturing device: An energy beam drawing apparatus includes a member, positioned between an energy beam source and a substrate, on which a deposit is deposited and a removing unit which removes the deposit. The removing unit includes a catalyst for generating, from a gas, an active species for decomposing the deposit by... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120181454 - Laser processing device: Provided is a laser processing device capable of preventing laser light from leaking out to the outside of the housing by emitting the laser light to the processing target with the camera detached. The laser processing device includes a laser generator; a scanning optical system for scanning the laser light... Agent: Keyence Corporation
20120181456 - Systems and methods of varying charged particle beam spot size: Methods and devices enable shaping of a charged particle beam. A modified dielectric wall accelerator includes a high gradient lens section and a main section. The high gradient lens section can be dynamically adjusted to establish the desired electric fields to minimize undesirable transverse defocusing fields at the entrance to... Agent: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC
20120181457 - Collimator alignment system and method: In one embodiment, a system for aligning collimators in an imaging system includes a transmitter coupled to a first detector and configured to transmit a beam, and a receiver coupled to a second detector and configured to receive the beam transmitted from the first detector. The alignment system also includes... Agent: General Electric Company
20120181458 - Coated microfibrous web and method for producing the same:07/12/2012 > 42 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories. category listing
20120175494 - Occupancy sensor and controllable photosensor: An occupancy sensor is provided with a separable override unit to selectively override the operation of the occupancy sensor at designated times and for selected time intervals. The occupancy sensor includes a light sensor for actuating the occupancy sensor and a light assembly when the ambient light is below a... Agent: Hubbell Incorporated
20120175495 - Autofocus system with stray light compensation: An autofocus system adaptable for use in microscopes or other optical systems incorporates an auxiliary photodetector that measures light only from a reference light source. An outgoing reference beam, incident upon a target to be inspected, is reflected to become an incoming reference beam incident on a photodetector. The photodetector... Agent:
20120175496 - Apparatus and method for navigation: An apparatus and system for use in determining location of a celestial body are presented. The apparatus comprises: a polarizer comprising an array of polarized light filter cells and a light sensor array. The array of polarized light filter cells comprises at least a first polarization direction and a second... Agent: Vorotec Ltd.
20120175501 - Image sensing device and manufacture method thereof: An image sensing device for receiving an incident light having an incident angle and photo signals formed thereby is provided. The image sensing device includes a micro prism and a micro lens for adjusting the incident angle and converging the incident light, respectively, a photo sensor for converting the photo... Agent: Visera Technologies Company Ltd.
20120175497 - Image sensor pixels with back-gate-modulated vertical transistor: Image sensor arrays may include image sensor pixels each having at least one back-gate-modulated vertical transistor. The back-gate-modulated vertical transistor may be used as a source follower amplifier. An image sensor pixel need not include an address transistor. The image sensor pixel with the back-gate-modulated vertical source follower transistor may... Agent:
20120175498 - Image sensors and methods with shared control lines: An image sensor includes a pixel array with a plurality of pixels. Two or more rows of pixels in the pixel array share a control line in the pixel array, and pixels of the two or more rows of pixels that are in a same column of the pixel array... Agent:
20120175499 - Pixel array with global shutter: A pixel includes a photo-sensitive element for generating charges in response to incident radiation. A transfer gate is positioned between the photo-sensitive element and a sense node for controlling transfer of charges to the sense node. A reset switch is connected to the sense node for resetting the sense node... Agent: Cmosis Nv
20120175500 - Solid state image pickup device: A solid state image pickup device may include a pixel unit that includes a photoelectric conversion element, the pixel unit including a plurality of pixels that are arranged in a form of a two-dimensional matrix in the pixel unit, each of the plurality of pixels outputting a reset signal and... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20120175502 - Optical module: Embodiments of the present invention provide an optical module, including an MT-Ferrule and a photoelectric conversion unit. The MT-Ferrule is configured to connect multiple channels of optical channels outside the optical module with multiple channels of optical channels of the photoelectric conversion unit, and implement coupling and transmission of multiple... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20120175504 - Electrical isolators: The invention discloses an electrical isolator circuit comprising: an input stage comprising a transmitter of an opto-isolator; and an output stage comprising: a receiver of the opto-isolator; an active circuit in series with the receiver between the receiver and a power rail of the output stage; a first resistor connected... Agent:
20120175503 - Photoelectric conversion apparatus: There is provided a photoelectric conversion apparatus capable of obtaining good photoelectric conversion characteristics regardless of a decrease in current amplification ratio of the phototransistor and manufacturing variations in phototransistor. The photoelectric conversion apparatus includes a photoelectric conversion element that generates a current by photoelectric conversion; a transistor that inputs... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120175505 - Method and device for scanning-microscopy imaging of a specimen: A method and a device for scanning-microscopy imaging of a specimen (28) are described. Provision is made that a plurality of specimen points are scanned by means of a scanning beam (14) in successive scanning time intervals, the intensity of the radiation emitted from the respectively scanned specimen point is... Agent: Leica Microsystems Cms Gmbh
20120175506 - Sheet and block for enhancing proximity sensor performance: An electronic device can include different components providing different functionality. Some electronic devices can include a proximity sensor for determining when a user's face is near the device. The sensor can include an emitter and a detector that are separated by a foam block to limit cross-talk between the emitter... Agent: Apple, Inc.
20120175507 - Light valve module and projection device using the same: A light valve module and a projection device using thereof are provided. The projection device includes a chassis, a light source, a projection lens, the light valve module and a fastener assembly. The light valve module is configured within a cavity of the chassis by the fastener assembly and disposed... Agent: Young Optics Inc.
20120175508 - Sensor module: A sensor module includes a lens attached on an opening side of a housing and a circuit board with a sensor device mounted thereon attached on the other opening side. A stepped part is formed on the inside of the housing. An adjustment gap for adjusting the position of the... Agent: Smk Corporation
20120175509 - Gamma camera calibration methods and systems: Calibration techniques for a gamma camera of a medical imaging system are provided. The calibration of a gamma camera includes acquiring data from a patient at a gamma camera over a first interval, processing the received data to determine a pixel energy spectrum for each pixel of the data and... Agent: General Electric Company
20120175510 - Fluidic density measurements based on beta particles detection: Devices, methods and related systems are described for measuring a property of a fluid including density in a subterranean environment. A device includes a pressure housing having one or more window formed in the pressure housing, and a flow device arranged in the pressure housing for the fluid to flow... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20120175511 - Method for monitoring or tracing operations in well boreholes: The present invention relates to novel methods for monitoring or tracing a job operation performed in a borehole, such as well boreholes traversing a geological formation. In one embodiment, the novel methods of the invention comprise the steps of: (a) disposing into the borehole a neutron absorber during the performance... Agent:
20120175512 - Rayleigh scatter-based large diameter waveguide sensor system: Disclosed is an apparatus for estimating a parameter in a borehole penetrating the earth. The apparatus includes a large diameter waveguide (LDW) sensor configured to be disposed in the borehole and to sense the parameter at one or more locations along the LDW sensor, the LDW sensor having an outer... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20120175513 - Sensor array configuration for swept-wavelength interferometric-based sensing systems: A method, system and apparatus for obtaining a parameter of interest relating to a wellbore is disclosed. A fiber optic cable having a plurality of sensors is disposed in the wellbore, wherein the plurality of sensors have reflectivity values configured to provide improved signal-to-noise ratio compared to signal-to-noise ratio of... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20120175514 - Mass spectrometer: In an ion detector, power supplies (21 through 23) generating independently controllable voltages are provided to respectively apply voltages to first to fifth dynodes (11 through 15), a final dynode (16), and an anode (17) in a secondary electron multiplier (10). Furthermore, the signal from the anode (17) is extracted,... Agent: Shimadzu Corporation
20120175517 - Methods for detecting dihydrotestosterone by mass spectrometry: Provided are methods for determining the amount of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in a sample using mass spectrometry. The methods generally involve ionizing DHT in a sample and detecting and quantifying the amount of the ion to determine the amount of DHT in the sample.... Agent: Quest Diagnostics Investments Incorporated
20120175515 - Sample substrate for laser desorption ionization-mass spectrometry, and method and device both using the same for laser desorption ionization-mass spectrometry: In the sample substrate for laser desorption ionization mass spectrometry, the sample substrate is formed of a base and carbon nanowalls having wall surfaces onto which a sample to undergo mass spectrometry is applied, wherein the carbon nanowalls are formed on the base so as to stand on the base.... Agent: National University Corporation Nagoya University
20120175516 - Vapour generators: A vapour generator system (1, 101) for an IMS (4, 104) or other apparatus has a chamber (9, 109) in which vapour is produced. A fan or other flow generator (6, 106) is connected to an inlet (8, 108) of the vapour chamber (9, 109) and its outlet (13, 113)... Agent: Smiths Detection-watford Limited
20120175518 - Technique and apparatus for monitoring ion mass, energy, and angle in processing systems: A time-of-flight (TOF) ion sensor system for monitoring an angular distribution of ion species having an ion energy and incident on a substrate includes a drift tube wherein the ion sensor system is configured to vary an angle of the drift tube with respect to a plane of the substrate.... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.
20120175519 - Detector tube stack with integrated electron scrub system and method of manufacturing the same: A novel detector tube structure (such as for a neutron detection tube) and method of manufacture are described. The novel manufacturing process carries out the electron scrubbing of the detection surface/material after the container enclosure has already been sealed. In this manner, much of the complex manufacturing equipment typically associated... Agent:
20120175520 - System and method reducing fiber stretch induced timing errors in fiber optic coupled time domain terahertz systems: A system for reducing effects relating to stretching of an optical fiber includes an optical control source, the optical source outputting an optical signal, a terahertz transmitter and receiver both being optically coupled to the optical source, and a means for providing the optical signal to both the terahertz transmitter... Agent: Picometrix, LLC
20120175521 - Apparatus for detecting and imaging explosives on a suicide bomber: An apparatus designed for generating and detecting reflected Terahertz waves using a single pixel Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) or Charge Couple Device (CCD) camera is described. Optical alignment between the components is not necessary since the Terahertz waves can propagate from the source to a collimating lens using a... Agent: System Planning Corporation
20120175522 - Thermal infrared signage, method of making and method of use thereof for infrared weapon sight calibration: An improved signage visible by infrared cameras and infrared weapon sights is provided. Particular application is made to the calibration of infrared weapon sights. A method of preparing the signage is disclosed. A method of using the signage for weapon calibration to a desired target is also disclosed.... Agent:
20120175523 - Matrix device and method for determining the location and time of reaction of the gamma quanta and the use of the device to determine the location and time of reaction of the gamma quanta in positron emission tomography: The subject matters of the invention is a matrix device and method for determining the place and time of the gamma quanta interaction as well as the use of the device for determining the place and time of the gamma quanta interaction in positron emission tomography.... Agent: Uniwersytet Jagiellonski
20120175524 - Sensing uv dosage of a fluid stream: Devices and Methods for sensing UV dosage of a fluid stream are described. In a first aspect, a device 22 has a first sensor arrangement 44 for measuring a flow speed of the fluid and a second sensor arrangement 50 for measuring an intensity of UV light radiation. A dosage... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120175525 - High performance neutron detector with near zero gamma cross talk: A neutron detector includes a photo sensor with an electrical signal output electrically connected with an electrical signal input node of an electrical signal amplifier circuit. A resistive load is electrically connected between the electrical signal input node and a reference voltage node. The resistive load is a smaller resistance... Agent: Innovative American Technology, Inc.
20120175526 - Ionization generating tube and an ionization generating device comprising the same: This invention relates to an ionization tube and an ionization device including the same. The ionization tube according to one aspect of this invention has a hollow structure, and the tube is formed using a mixture of a ceramic and a radioactive material, and the radioactive material is distributed along... Agent:
20120175527 - Lithography system and method of processing substrates in such a lithography system: The invention relates to a lithography system comprising a plurality of lithography system units. Each lithography system unit comprises a lithography apparatus arranged in a vacuum chamber for patterning a substrate; a load lock system for transferring substrates into and out of the vacuum chamber; and a door for enabling... Agent: Mapper LithographyIPB.v.
20120175528 - Particulate compositions having plural responses to excitation radiation: A particulate composition comprises a plurality of particles wherein at least one of the particles comprises at least two different crystalline and/or glass phases, each phase comprising a host lattice and a dopant sensitive to electromagnetic radiation. The different phases simultaneously produce different responses on exposure to photons of the... Agent: Cabot Corporation
20120175530 - Method and apparatus pertaining to radiation-therapy treatment-plan optimization: These various embodiments access target information regarding a radiation-therapy treatment volume for a given patient as well as non-target information regarding at least one structure other than the radiation-therapy treatment volume that also comprises a part of the given patient. These embodiments then provide for accessing uncertainties information regarding spatial... Agent: Varian Medical Systems International Ag
20120175529 - Photoresponsive nanoparticles as light-driven nanoscale actuators: Photoresponsive shape memory nanoparticles have a layered smectic ordering and include a photoresponsive moiety selected from the group consisting of azobenzene, stilbene, and spiropyran. Multiple cycles of contraction and extension in these materials can be controlled by UV and visible light. By changing light intensity and exposure time, the magnitude... Agent: The Government Of United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy
20120175531 - System and methods of photon-based radiotherapy and radiosurgery delivery: Photon-based radiosurgery is widely used for treating local and regional tumors. The key to improving the quality of radiosurgery is to increase the dose falloff rate from high dose regions inside the tumor to low dose regions of nearby healthy tissues and structures. Dynamic photon painting (DPP) further increases dose... Agent: Stc.unm
20120175532 - Compact modular ebeam systems and methods: In an Ebeam system, the cathode assembly and/or the window assembly can be simply and quickly replaced or exchanged as required by conditions of use, without replacing the vacuum chamber, or other component systems. In some cases, replacement may be made without removing the vacuum chamber from its installed position.... Agent: Ushio America, Inc.
20120175533 - Extreme ultraviolet light source apparatus, method for controlling extreme ultraviolet light source apparatus, and recording medium with program recorded thereon: An extreme ultraviolet light source apparatus, in which a target material is irradiated with a laser beam from a laser apparatus and the target material is turned into plasma, thereby emitting extreme ultraviolet light, may include a burst control unit configured to control irradiation of the target material is irradiated... Agent: Gigaphoton Inc.
20120175534 - Metal foams: There is described an open cell porous structure the cells of which are optionally filled with an elastomeric or thermosetting plastic comprising a nanocrystalline metallic or nanocrystalline metal matrix composite coating wherein the nanocrystals have a crystallite size of from about 5 nm to about 150 nm. A process for... Agent: Universitaet Des Saarlandes
20120175535 - Optical backplane having at least one optical relay element for relaying light from an input facet of the backplane to an output facet of the backplane: An optical backplane is provided that has at least first and second side walls that are generally parallel to one another and at least one optical relay element disposed on at least one of the parallel side walls. An optical signal is coupled into the optical backplane through an entrance... Agent: Avago Technologies FiberIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.07/05/2012 > 47 patent applications in 34 patent subcategories. category listing
20120168604 - Quantum interference device, atomic oscillator, and magnetic sensor: A quantum interference device includes: gaseous alkali metal atoms; and a light source for causing a resonant light pair having different frequencies that keep a frequency difference equivalent to an energy difference between two ground states of the alkali metal atoms, the quantum interference device causing the alkali metal atoms... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120168605 - Device for optical imaging, tracking, and position measurement with a scanning mems mirror: An optical tracking system can include at least one scanning detector having a scanning mirror and one or more fixed photo-detectors located near the scanning mirror. The scanning mirror can be configured to deflect a light beam from a source towards a retroreflective target and the photodetectors are configured to... Agent: Mirrorcle Technologies, Inc.
20120168606 - Device and method for solar-tracking according to sensor: The invention discloses a device and method for solar-tracking according to sensor. The device calculates the angle of incidence and azimuth of the sunray through the illuminance sensed by the sensors in different positions. The device rotates the solar panel to the direction with the maximal solar irradiation. Then the... Agent:
20120168607 - Imaging system and method using spatially separated radiated fields: Methods and systems for use in imaging an imaging domain that spatially separate a scattered field and reconstruct an image based on the spatially separated scattered field (e.g., for use in microwave imaging applications including tumor detection in human tissue, etc.).... Agent: University Of Manitoba
20120168611 - Image sensor pixel with gain control: A method for reading out an image signal includes providing at least two photosensitive regions and providing at least two transfer gates respectively associated with each photosensitive region. The method also includes providing a common charge-to-voltage conversion region electrically connected to the transfer gates and providing a reset mechanism that... Agent: Omnivision Technologies, Inc.
20120168609 - Image sensors and methods with high speed global shutter pixels: An image sensor includes a plurality of pixels and a row driver. Each pixel includes a photodiode, a first transfer gate, a second transfer gate, a first storage node, and a second storage node. The row driver is configured to provide signals to the first transfer gate and the second... Agent: Luxima Technology LLC
20120168610 - Solid-state imaging apparatus: A solid-state imaging apparatus includes: a pixel region including a plurality of pixels, each including a photoelectric conversion element, arranged in matrix, and a reset switch for discharging electric charge of the photoelectric conversion element; and a first scanning circuit for supplying a reset control signal for controlling an operation... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120168608 - Solid-state imaging device and driving method of solid-state imaging device: A solid-state imaging device of the present invention is capable of thinning signals for each column. The solid-state imaging device includes: photo diodes, a drain into which charges transferred by first column CCDs are swept-off, and transfer control units each of which is provided to the corresponding first column CCDs,... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120168612 - Photon detection system and method of photon detection: According to one embodiment, a photon detection system determines the number of detected photons. The detection system includes an avalanche photodiode and a measuring unit. The measuring unit measures an avalanche signal induced by illumination before the avalanche current through the device has saturated.... Agent:
20120168614 - pulse splitter with dispersion compensation: The present invention relates to a pulse splitting device (5) adapted to receive irradiation pulses (10) with a central wavelength (1) from a pulsed irradiation source (2) and output a plurality of sub-pulses (11,12, 15,17) for each incoming irradiation pulse. The received irradiation pulses and the pulse splitter (5) interacts... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120168613 - Nanowire array based solar energy harvesting device: A photovoltaic device operable to convert light to electricity, comprising a substrate, a plurality of structures essentially perpendicular to the substrate, one or more recesses between the structures, each recess having a planar mirror on a bottom wall thereof and each recess filled with a transparent material. The structures have... Agent: Zena Technologies, Inc.
20120168615 - Device and method for optically compensating for the measuring track decentralization in rotation angle sensors: The invention relates to an improved encoding disk for an optical rotation angle sensor or a rotary encoder, an optical rotation sensor or rotary encoder comprising an improved encoding disk, and a method for optically correcting or compensating for an angle measuring error of a rotary encoder, in particular an... Agent: University Of Stuttgart
20120168619 - 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 Pte. Ltd.
20120168616 - Sample feeding device for ion mobility spectrometer, method of using the same and ion mobility spectrometer: The present invention discloses a sample feeding device for an ion mobility spectrometer, which is adapted to guide a sample to be detected into an inlet of a drift tube of the ion mobility spectrometer. The sample feeding device comprises a solid sample feeding component; a sample inlet component; a... Agent:
20120168617 - Sampling device for ion migration spectrometer and method for using the same, and ion migration spectrometer: The present invention discloses a sampling device for an ion migration spectrometer (IMS), comprising: an inner sleeve part, inside of which an inner cavity is defined, one end of the inner sleeve part is connected with an inlet of an migration pipe via an inner-layer channel, and the other end... Agent: Nuctech Company Limited
20120168618 - Tandem time-of-flight mass spectrometry with simultaneous space and velocity focusing: A tandem TOF mass spectrometer includes a first TOF mass analyzer that generates an ion beam comprising a plurality of ions and that selects a group of precursor ions from the plurality of ions. A pulsed ion accelerator accelerates and refocuses the selected group of precursor ions. An ion fragmentation... Agent: Virgin Instruments Corporation
20120168621 - Mass spectrometer system: The invention provides a mass spectrometer system (10) comprising a mass spectrometer (12) comprising a plurality of mass spectrometer stages (16, 18, 20, 44) in fluid communication from a low vacuum stage (16) to a higher vacuum stage (44). A split flow multi-stage pump (14) evacuates the mass spectrometer stages.... Agent: Edwards Limited
20120168620 - Sample feeding device for trace detector and trace detector with sample feeding device: A sample feeding device for a trace detector is disclosed. The sample feeding device comprises: a sample feeding chamber disposed in the sample feeding device to desorb a sample from a sample feeding member; and a valve assembly configured to fluidly communicate the sample feeding chamber with a drift tube... Agent:
20120168622 - System and method for producing a mass analyzed ion beam: An implantation system includes an ion extraction plate having a set of apertures configured to extract ions from an ion source to form a plurality of beamlets. A magnetic analyzer is configured to provide a magnetic field to deflect ions in the beamlets in a first direction that is generally... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.
20120168623 - Observation and analysis unit: An observation and analysis unit that magnifies an image of a sample and further accomplishes the evaluation and analysis thereof. The observation and analysis unit includes a light-microscopic device designed for the magnified imaging and optical evaluation of the sample and a sample analyzer that analyses selected regions of the... Agent: Carl Zeiss Microimaging Gmbh
20120168624 - Measurement system and imager comprising such a system: A measurement system including a reference resistive sensor traversed by a reference current, with a reference arm having a reference resistance and being traversed by the reference current in order to produce a reference voltage between its ends, at least one measurement resistive sensor traversed by a measurement current that... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Ene Alt
20120168625 - Millimeter wave imaging sensor: A millimeter wave imaging sensor includes a plurality of millimeter wave sensors disposed on one plane intersecting an incoming direction of millimeter waves emitted from a subject. Each of the plurality of millimeter wave sensors includes an antenna portion, a wave detection unit, a transmission path, and a shielding member.... Agent: Chuo Electronics Co., Ltd
20120168626 - Radiological image detection cassette: A case constituting a cassette-type detector has a first lid member which closes an opening of the case arranged therein. An exterior wall hole is provided to a corner section of the first lid member. This makes it possible to detect appropriate radiological images all the time since even if... Agent: Konica Minolta Medical & Graphic, Inc.
20120168627 - Low power, inexpensive velocity detection using a pir array: Methods and systems may include a system including a first passive motion sensor having a lateral field of view with a first edge and a second passive motion sensor having a lateral field of view with a second edge that is substantially parallel to the first edge. The first and... Agent:
20120168628 - Method and device for determining the adsorption of a gas on materials: The invention relates to a method and to an apparatus for determining the adsorption of a gas at materials. It is the object of the invention to propose possibilities for the determining of the surface properties of materials in which statements can be obtained and very small sample volumes can... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.
20120168629 - Sensing assembly having an oblique viewing angle range and methods of assembling, mounting and orienting the same: Disclosed herein is a sensing assembly. The assembly includes a sensing assembly housing for enclosing an interior. The assembly further includes a plurality of sensing assembly components which are at least partially positioned, or at least partially contained, within the interior. And the assembly includes an indicator lens device which... Agent: Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.
20120168630 - Liquid scintillator for 3d dosimetry for radiotherapy modalities: A liquid scintillator detector for three-dimensional dosimetric measurement of a radiation beam is provided wherein a volumetric phantom liquid scintillator is exposed to the radiation beam to produce light that is captured by the cameras that provide a three-dimensional image of the beam.... Agent: The Board Of Regents Of The University Of Texas System
20120168631 - Scintillator operation and control: A method and system for reducing scintillator afterglow. Methods for reducing afterglow include conditioning a scintillator by exposing it to high flux densities of ionizing radiation. One technique includes operating an x-ray tube at elevated amperage.... Agent: Saint-gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc.
20120168632 - Electronic cassette for radiation imaging: An electronic cassette for radiation imaging has an image detection device for forming an image of an object irradiated with radiation. The image detection device includes a housing. A window opening is formed in the housing, for receiving the radiation. A scintillator is contained in the housing, for converting the... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120168633 - Apparatus and methods for high performance radiographic imgaging array including refelctive capabiltiy: Embodiments of methods/apparatus according to the application can include radiographic imaging device comprising an imaging array of pixels or a plurality of photosensors including a first side to receive light from a scintillator and a second side to pass second light responsive to impingement of the scintillator light and a... Agent:
20120168634 - Device and method for determining the properties of aerosol formulations: A device (100) for determining the solution rate and release kinetics of aerosol formulations comprises an inhaler (2) connected to a cascade impactor (3), wherein a membrane (6) is disposed on a filter plate of the cascade impactor (2), and an air-liquid model system with a device for collecting measured... Agent: Boehringer Ingelheim International Gmbh
20120168635 - System and method for measuring and analyzing target emissions: An interrogation component is controllable between three detection/timing modes: neutron generator OFF for predetermined amount of time (Mode 1), neutron generator pulsing at 5-10 kHz/2-10 microseconds (Mode 2), and neutron generator pulsing at 200-400 Hz/25-200 microseconds (Mode 3). Utilizing the interrogation component in the three detection/timing modes to inspect a... Agent:
20120168636 - Method for processing 3d distribution image of radiation source and system using the same: A system for processing three dimensional (3D) distribution image of a radiation source and a processing method using the same are provided. The system includes an image measuring unit comprising a plurality of position sensitive detectors to measure the radiation source, a signal amplifying unit which receives signals from the... Agent: Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute
20120168638 - Charged particle source with multiple selectable particle emitters: A charged particle source for a focused particle beam system such as a transmission electron microscope (TEM), scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM), scanning electron microscope (SEM), or focused ion beam (FIB) system is disclosed. The source employs a multiplicity of independently-addressable emitters within a small region which can be centered... Agent: Fei Company
20120168639 - High gradient lens for charged particle beam: Methods and devices enable shaping of a charged particle beam. A dynamically adjustable electric lens includes a series of alternating a series of alternating layers of insulators and conductors with a hollow center. The series of alternating layers when stacked together form a high gradient insulator (HGI) tube to allow... Agent: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC
20120168637 - Method and apparatus for controlling an electrostatic lens about a central ray trajectory of an ion beam: A method of controlling deflection of a charged particle beam in an electrostatic lens includes establishing a symmetrical electrostatic lens configuration comprising a plurality of electrodes disposed at unadjusted positions that are symmetric with respect to the central ray trajectory with applied unadjusted voltages that create fields symmetric with respect... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.
20120168640 - System and method for gas leak control in a substrate holder: An electrostatic clamp includes a heating block for heating a substrate, the heating block having a first surface disposed toward the substrate and a second surface opposite the first surface. A base is arranged to adjoin at least a portion of the second surface of the heating block. The adjoined... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.
20120168641 - Uv ptfe diffuser technology: A system for emitting diffused ultraviolet radiation for the disinfection of air, water, food or other surfaces includes a laser for generating a laser beam in a desired wavelength range and a beam shaping system. The beam shaping system includes a beamsplitting optical element for splitting the laser beam into... Agent:
20120168642 - Installation for sterilizing objects by means of a radiation source: Disclosed is an installation (1) for sterilizing objects (8) by means of a radiation source (50). The installation (1) comprises an irradiation zone (5) in which the radiation source (50) is arranged. An entry zone (3), which is preceded by a feed zone (2), is mounted in front of the... Agent:
20120168644 - Confocal imaging methods and apparatus: The invention provides imaging apparatus and methods useful for obtaining a high resolution image of a sample at rapid scan rates. A rectangular detector array having a horizontal dimension that is longer than the vertical dimension can be used along with imaging optics positioned to direct a rectangular image of... Agent: Illumina, Inc.
20120168643 - Lighting design of high quality biomedical devices: The invention relates to a plurality of light sources to power a variety of applications including microarray readers, microplate scanners, microfluidic analyzers, sensors, sequencers, Q-PCR and a host of other bioanalytical tools that drive today's commercial, academic and clinical biotech labs.... Agent: Lumencor, Inc.
20120168645 - Calibrated energy transfer: Apparatuses, methods, kits, and systems relating to applying electromagnetic energy to an object located at least partially in an energy application zone are disclosed. Some apparatuses may include a processor configured to determine a preliminary amount of energy to be dissipated in the object and determine a corrected amount of... Agent: Goji Ltd.
20120168647 - Mobile uv sterilization unit with separable sterilization module: A UV sterilization unit. A plurality of UV lamps are removably mounted to a portable lamp housing. The portable lamp housing is mounted to a wheeled vehicle and may be used to destroy infectious material located beneath or remotely from the vehicle.... Agent:
20120168646 - Radiotherapy device and method for balancing a radiotherapy device: A radiotherapy device having a gantry rotatably mounted to the radiotherapy device with a bearing and a counterweight attached to the gantry. The counterweight has a spatial position relative to the gantry. The spatial position of the counterweight is movable. The device is configured to generate a compensating torque on... Agent:
20120168648 - Elliptical light source for ultraviolet (uv) curing lamp assemblies: A light source having a substantially elliptical cross-section for UV curing lamp assemblies is disclosed. The light source has a pair of end sections and a central section of smaller diameter than the end sections. The end sections are each connected to the central section by a tapered section the... Agent:
20120168649 - Near-infrared shielding coating agent curable at ordinary temperatures, near infrared shielding film using same, and manufacturing method therefor: Provided is a near-infrared shielding coating agent containing: (1) an inorganic near-infrared absorbing agent; (2) a tetrafunctional silicon compound represented by general formula Si(OR1)4, a hydrolysate thereof, and/or a condensation polymerization product thereof; (3) a trifunctional silicon compound represented by general formula R2Si(OR3)3, a hydrolysate thereof, and/or a condensation polymerization... Agent:
20120168650 - Integrated oct detector system with transimpedance amplifier: An optical detector system comprises a hermetic optoelectronic package, an optical bench installed within the optoelectronic package, a balanced detector system installed on the optical bench. The balanced detector system includes at least two optical detectors that receive interference signals. An electronic amplifier system installed within the optoelectronic package amplifies... Agent: Axsun Technologies, Inc.Previous industry: Static molds
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