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Radiant energy December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/12Below 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. 12/27/2012 > 56 patent applications in 35 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120326005 - Detection system for birefringence measurement: A system for controlling a light beam in an optical setup includes a light source that directs a collimated light beam along a path, through a sample, and toward the active area of a stationary detector. A lens is selectively movable into the path of the light beam for spreading... Agent: Hinds Instruments, Inc.
20120326006 - Object detecting device and information acquiring device: An information acquiring device is provided with a light emitting device, a light receiving device, and a base member on which the light emitting device and the light receiving device are mounted side by side. The light emitting device is provided with a laser light source, a collimator lens, a... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20120326007 - Object detecting device and information acquiring device: An information acquiring device has a light source which emits light of a predetermined wavelength band; a light receiving element which receives reflected light reflected on the target area for outputting a signal; an information acquiring section which searches a corresponding area corresponding to the segment area from an actual... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20120326011 - Image pickup device, electronic apparatus, manufacturing method, and inspection apparatus: An image pickup device includes a plurality of photodiodes, a photoelectric conversion part, and structures. The photoelectric conversion part is configured to convert light incident on the plurality of photodiodes into an electric signal. The structures each have a plano-convex shape and are formed to cover the plurality of photodiodes,... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120326008 - Photodetecting imager devices having correlated double sampling and associated methods: Transistor pixel devices, imagers, and associated methods are provided. In one aspect, a transistor pixel device includes a photodiode coupled to a floating diffusion region (FD), a storage node (SN), and a power supply, wherein the FD is coupled between the photodiode and the power supply. The device also includes... Agent: Sionyx, Inc.
20120326009 - Plasmonic light sensors: An electronic device may be provided a plasmonic light sensor. Plasmonic light sensors may include arrays of plasmonic image pixels that detect evanescent electron density waves, or plasmons, generated in the plasmonic image pixel through an interaction with incoming light. Plasmonic image pixels may include microlenses that focus the light... Agent:
20120326010 - Solid-state imaging device, method of driving the same, and electronic system: A solid-state imaging device includes: a pixel array section including an array of pixels in a two-dimensional matrix, the pixels including a photoelectric conversion section configured to generate signal charges in accordance with an amount of light, a discharge section configured to receive an overflow of signal charges exceeding a... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120326012 - Avalanche impact ionization amplification devices: A semiconductor photodetector may provide charge carrier avalanche multiplication at high field regions of a semiconductor material layer. A semiconductor current amplifier may provide current amplification by impact ionization near a high field region. A plurality of metal electrodes are formed on a surface of a semiconductor material layer and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120326013 - Laminated cards with manual input interfaces: A laminated card is provided with manual input interfaces. Such manual input interfaces may provide tactile feedback to a user. Laminated cards may be provided as payment cards, identification cards, medical cards, or any other type of card.... Agent:
20120326014 - Optical fiber connector assembly: An optical fiber connector assembly includes an optical socket and an optical plug. The optical socket defines a recess, and a coupling surface in the recess, with light emitters and light detectors on the coupling surface. Each light emitter includes a light emitting surface exposed in the recess, and is... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120326015 - Plasmonic light collectors: An electronic device may be provided with imaging modules or communications modules. Imaging modules and communications modules may be improved with the use of plasmonic light collectors. Plasmonic light collectors exploit the interaction between incoming light and plasmons in the plasmonic light collector to redirect the path of the incoming... Agent:
20120326016 - Two-dimensional absolute encoder and scale therefor: A two-dimensional absolute encoder includes; a scale on which marks are arranged at predetermined pitches along first and second directions; a detector configured to detect a number of marks arranged in each direction; and a processor configured to obtain an absolute position of the scale in the each direction based... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120326017 - Method of calculating formation characteristics: A method of calculating a formation characteristic includes measuring with at least two detectors spaced apart from each other an intensity of gamma rays, and calculating the formation characteristic by calculating a ratio of the intensity of the gamma rays detected by the two detectors.... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20120326018 - High-speed particle detector for discriminating charge states of ions: Detected ion charge states are discriminated in a mass spectrograph using a superconducting stripline detector (SSLD) as the detector thereof. A set of mass spectra of the singly charged or higher ions, the doubly charged or higher ions, the triply charged or higher ions (and successively higher ion charge states)... Agent:
20120326024 - Detection method for an ion migration spectrum and an ion migration spectrometer using the same method: A detection apparatus and method for an ion migration spectrum include acquiring an ion migration spectrum of pure carrier gas and an ion migration spectrum of carrier gas containing a test substance sample and performing differential process on the ion migration spectrum of the pure carrier gas and the ion... Agent: Nuctech Company Limited
20120326025 - Diagnosing prostate cancer relapse: The invention discloses the use of at least one substance selected from the group consisting of Phosphatidylcholine with diacyl residue sum C24:0 (PC aa C24:0); Phosphatidylcholine with diacyl residue sum C40:3 (PC ae C40:3); Phosphatidylcholine with diacyl residue sum C40:4 (PC ae C40:4); Lysophosphatidylcholine with acyl residue sum C26:0 (lysoPC... Agent: Img Institut Fur Medizinische Genomforschung Planu Ngsgesellschaft
20120326020 - Ion mobility spectrometer device with embedded faims: A tandem instrument using a variable frequency pulsed ionization source and two separation techniques, low (IMS) and high (FAIMS) field mobility is provided. The analytical stage features a field driven FAIMS cell embedded on-axis within the IMS drift tube. The FAIMS cell includes two parallel grids of approximately the same... Agent:
20120326023 - Ion mobility spectrometer to mass spectrometer interface: A method and apparatus are described herein for the interface of an ion mobility spectrometer (IMS) to a mass spectrometer (MS) that utilizes collisional focusing, through internal modification. Commercial standalone IMS instrumentation cannot be combined in tandem with a commercially available MS that utilizes collisional focusing due to the physics... Agent: Department Of Homeland Security
20120326022 - Mass spectrometer and mass analyzing method: A mass spectrometer including a sample attaching member of attaching a sample, an ionizing chamber including an introductory port of the sample attaching member and an ionization source of generating a sample ion, a vacuumed chamber having a mass analyzer of analyzing the sample ion, and an opening/closing mechanism provided... Agent:
20120326021 - Mass spectrometry device and method using ion-molecule reaction ionization: A mass spectrometer that performs ion-molecule reaction ionization and accurately performs qualitative/quantitative analysis on a sample containing multi-components for a short time is achieved without an increase in the size of the device. A plurality of ion sources (3-1 to 3-4) are connected to each other in series. A controller/analyzer... Agent: Hitachi-high-technologies Corporation
20120326019 - Method of mass spectrometry: This invention comprises a method of imaging of a substrate in which a sample of interest is first ionized at multiple known positions whereafter a mass spectrum of the ionized sample at each of the multiple known positions is produced using a Mass Spectrometer. An overall spectrum for the whole... Agent: Micromass Uk Limited
20120326027 - Mass spectrometry method: A mass spectrometry method that corrects the effects from space charge and that achieves both sensitivity and a dynamic range. The mass axis of the mass spectrum is corrected based on the counts of ions accumulated within the ion trap at the point in time each ion was extracted.... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20120326026 - Portable ion trap mass spectrometer with metal hydride container as source of hydrogen buffer gas: A mass spectrometry (MS) method which includes generating in a vicinity of the quadrupole ion trap hydrogen molecules, directing at least part of the hydrogen molecules into the quadrupole ion trap cell, applying AC and DC voltages to quadrupole ion trap cell electrodes to create a combined AC/DC trapping field,... Agent: Science & Engineering Services, Inc.
20120326028 - Charged particle beam apparatus, and sample processing and observation method: It is possible to process an accurate sample without an intended region lost even when the location and the size of the intended region are unknown by: observing a cross-sectional structure being processed by FIBs by using a secondary particle image generated from a sample by the ion beams shaving... Agent:
20120326031 - Method and device for applying dual energy imaging: A medical imaging method comprising generating a radiation at a first energy level by a radiation source, generating a radiation at a second energy level different from the first energy level by the radiation source, emitting the generated radiations at an output of the radiation source towards a detector, and... Agent:
20120326033 - Method for superimposing and displaying electron microscope image and optical image: Firstly, displacement between an electron microscope image and an optical image is minimized; secondly, color information obtained by an optical image device having a digital picture function is added to an electron0 microscope image; and thirdly, a whole structure of equipment is simplified. The main character is that a mirror... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20120326030 - Particle beam microscope: A particle beam microscope comprises a magnetic lens 3 having an optical axis 53 and a pole piece 21. An object 5 to be examined is mounted at a point of intersection 51 between an optical axis 53 and the object plane 19. First and second X-ray detectors 33 have... Agent: Carl Zeiss Nts Gmbh
20120326032 - Particle beam microscope: A particle beam microscope comprises a magnetic lens 3 having an optical axis 53 and a pole piece 21. An object 5 to be examined is mounted at a point of intersection 51 between an optical axis 53 and the object plane 19. First and second X-ray detectors 33 have... Agent: Carl Zeiss Microscopy Gmbh
20120326029 - X-ray scanners and x-ray sources therefor: The present invention is directed toward an X-ray scanner that has an electron source and an anode. The anode has a target surface with a series of material areas spaced along it in a scanning direction. The material areas are formed from different materials. The electron source is arranged to... Agent:
20120326035 - Device for measuring radiation intensity of small sealed radioactive source for cancer therapy: The radiation intensity measuring apparatus for sources S loaded in a cartridge C includes radiation intensity measuring means for measuring radiations emitted from the source S, holding means 30 for holding the cartridge C, and moving means for moving the holding means 30 to the radiation intensity measuring means. The... Agent: University Of Tokushima
20120326034 - Motion correction of spect images: The present disclosure relates approaches for removing or reducing the effects of motion in parallel and non-parallel data acquisitions using a nuclear medicine imaging system. In certain embodiments, translation vectors are derived based on a registration performed on transaxial slices generated from the acquired projection data. The translation vectors may... Agent: General Electric Company
20120326037 - Coating film inspection apparatus and inspection method: The coating film inspection apparatus according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises a terahertz-wave generator that generates a terahertz-wave; an irradiation optical system that irradiates, with the terahertz-wave, a sample with a film formed thereon; a terahertz-wave detector that detects a terahertz-wave reflected at the sample; and a... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha
20120326036 - Terahertz wave generating device, camera, imaging device, and measurement device: A terahertz wave generating device includes a first light source, a second light source and an antenna. The first light source and a second light source are configured and arranged to generate pulsed lights. The antenna is configured and arranged to generate terahertz waves when irradiated by the pulsed lights... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120326038 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section that forms an image on a recording material, a human detecting device that detects a person including an optical sensing unit that converts only an upward light of incident light to the optical sensing unit to an electric signal, and a... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20120326039 - Terahertz frequency domain spectrometer with phase modulation of source laser beam: An apparatus for analyzing, identifying or imaging an target including first and second laser beams coupled to a pair of photoconductive switches to produce CW signals in one or more bands in a range of frequencies greater than 100 GHz focused on, and transmitted through or reflected from the target;... Agent: Emcore Corporation
20120326041 - Electromagnetic wave detection device: Probe light pulses output from a light source are input to an optical effect unit after the beam diameter is changed by a beam diameter changing optical system, the pulse front is tilted by a pulse front tilting unit, and the beam diameter is adjusted by a beam diameter adjusting... Agent: Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
20120326042 - Solution-grown crystals for neutron radiation detectors, and methods of solution growth: An organic crystal according to one embodiment includes an organic crystal comprising diphenylacetylene and stilbene or a stilbene derivative, the crystal having physical characteristics of formation from solution, the organic crystal exhibiting a signal response signature for neutrons from a radioactive source. A system according to one embodiment includes an... Agent: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC
20120326043 - Neutron detection apparatus and a method of using the same: A neutron detection apparatus can include a neutron sensor and a photosensor optically coupled to the neutron sensor. In an embodiment, the photosensor includes a box-and-line photomultiplier, and in another embodiment, the photosensor includes a box-and-grid photomultiplier. The neutron detection apparatus provide unexpectedly better pulse shape analysis, pulse shape discrimination,... Agent: Saint-gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc.
20120326044 - Detectors and systems and methods of using them in imaging and dosimetry: Certain embodiments described herein are directed to devices and systems that can be used for direct and indirect detection of radiation such as X-rays. In certain examples, the device can include a modulator optically coupled to a sensor. In some examples, the modulator can be configured to switch between different... Agent: Perkinelmer Holdings, Inc.
20120326045 - Radiation measurement apparatus and nuclear medicine diagnosis apparatus: The purpose of the present invention is to improve energy resolving power and prevent energy resolving power from deteriorating when a thick semiconductor detection element with a wide energy range is used, in a radiation measuring device using a semiconductor detector and a nuclear medicine diagnostic device. With the present... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20120326046 - Wearable radiation detector: Provided herein are a wearable radiation detector and a method of controlling thereof, the detector including: the radiation collection unit operable to collect light and output a signal corresponding to the light collected; a memory; a display unit; a processor operable to receive the signal output by the radiation collection... Agent:
20120326047 - Method and system for detecting neutron radiation: A method for detecting neutron radiation in accordance with particular embodiments includes exposing a neutron detector array comprising at least one two-dimensional array of neutron detectors to a first scene of interest. The neutron detector array is based on at least one two-dimensional array of microbolometer detectors. The method also... Agent: Raytheon Company
20120326048 - Measurement of formation porosity using a single gamma ray detector: A pulsed neutron source is used in a porosity logging tool with a single gamma ray detector coated with a neutron absorbing material. By using a ratio of the spectral peak associated with hydrogen to a spectral peak associated with the neutron absorbing material, the formation porosity is estimated.... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20120326049 - Quantum-counting radiation detector: A quantum-counting radiation detector is disclosed, in particular an x-ray detector. In at least one embodiment, the signals of the individual pixels and the signals of combined pixels are evaluated in parallel processing branches. It is then possible to combine the count results in an appropriate manner, to reduce the... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20120326050 - Film bulk acoustic wave resonator-based high energy radiation detectors and methods using the same: The present invention relates generally to the detection of high energy radiation. The present invention relates more particularly to the film bulk acoustic wave resonator-based devices, and their use in the detection of high energy radiation. One aspect of the invention is a method for detecting high energy radiation, the... Agent: Arizona Board Of Regents, A Body Corporate Of The State Of Arizona Acting For And On Behalf Asu
20120326051 - Exposure apparatus and device fabrication method: The present invention provides an exposure apparatus which forms a pattern on a substrate, the apparatus including an electron optical system configured to guide a charged particle beam onto the substrate, a stage configured to hold the substrate, an electromagnetic actuator configured to drive the stage, a magnetic shield which... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120326053 - Device for reading out exposed imaging plates: A device for reading out and erasing imaging plates which includes an eraser disposed down-stream of a readout unit at a short distance thereof, said eraser being separated from the readout unit by a light barrier.... Agent:
20120326052 - Simultaneous fluorescence correlation spectroscopy (sfcs): A fluorescence correlation spectroscopy apparatus for examining a specimen including an illumination grid which includes comprises light-emitting regions for illuminating the specimen; an objective arrangement that images the illumination grid into a focal plane at the location of the specimen; and a receiving grid on a receiver side, wherein after... Agent:
20120326056 - Glass substrate light emitting element and methods for manufacturing and luminescence thereof: A light emitting element (10) is provided, which includes luminescent glass (13), a metal layer (14) formed on the surface of the luminescent glass (13), wherein periodic micro and nano structure is provided on the metal layer (14), and the chemical constituent of the luminescent glass (13) is rare-earth-ion doped... Agent: Ocean's King Lighting Science & Technology Co. Ltd
20120326054 - In situ photoluminescence characterization system and method: A workpiece characterization system for measurement of photoluminescence and/or layer properties of a workpiece. The workpiece characterization system includes an excitation light impinging upon a surface of a workpiece whereby the workpiece emits photoluminescent light. The emitted photoluminescent light may be characterized and correlated for determination of workpiece parameters such... Agent:
20120326055 - System and method for sub-surface fluorescence imaging: A system for sub-surface fluorescence imaging is provided, the system comprising: an excitation source for selectably emitting light at at least one of at least two excitation wavelengths or wavelength ranges at a target surface; and a light detector for detecting fluorescence emission wavelengths or wavelength ranges from the target... Agent: University Health Network
20120326057 - Methods and systems for protecting critical structures during radiation treatment: Methods and systems are provided for protecting a critical structure during the administration of radiation treatment to a patient. A register receives proposed positions for one or more radiation beams with respect to a critical structure. A processor predicts a cumulative dose volume for the critical structure based on the... Agent:
20120326058 - Collector mirror assembly and extreme ultraviolet light source device using said collector mirror assembly: A deterioration of the collector performance in an extreme ultraviolet light source device due to a heat deformation of the collector mirror assembly is to be prevented. The collector mirror assembly used in the extreme ultraviolet light source device comprises a plurality of reflective shells 21 with different diameters which... Agent: Ushio Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
20120326059 - Composite segment collimators for spect without dead zones: A multi-view composite collimator includes a first parallel collimator segment having a plurality of collimator channels oriented at a first slant angle and a second parallel collimator segment adjacent to the first parallel collimator segment having a plurality of collimator channels oriented at a second slant angle different from the... Agent:
20120326060 - Testing method for led wafer: The current application is directed to an apparatus and a method for parallel testing and sorting of LED dies on a substrate wafer. The apparatus includes a moving stage and a chuck for the wafer, a wafer prober, collecting and imaging optics, sorting and separating optics, and a linear or... Agent:12/20/2012 > 61 patent applications in 39 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120318956 - Optical analysis device, optical analysis method and computer program for optical analysis: There is provided an optical analysis technique enabling the detection of the condition or characteristic of a particle to be observed contained at a low concentration or number density in a sample solution. The inventive optical analysis technique uses an optical system capable of detecting light from a micro region... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20120318957 - Optical touch device: An optical touch device with a detecting area includes light guide components, a light source module, a light detecting component and an auxiliary light guide component. Each light guide component includes a first light emitting surface. The light guide components includes a first light guide component and a second light... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.
20120318962 - Backside illumination solid-state image pickup device: According to one embodiment, an image pickup device includes a semiconductor substrate and first and second color filters. The semiconductor substrate includes a first principal surface and a second principal surface lying opposite the first principal surface. The first color filter has a first bottom surface lying on the second... Agent:
20120318958 - Clock generation circuit and imaging device: A clock generation circuit includes first and second logic circuits and a switch circuit. The first logic circuit has a first circuit threshold value lower than a circuit threshold value of a front-stage circuit, receives an input clock output from the front-stage circuit, and outputs a first output signal in... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20120318960 - Image sensor and method for packaging same: An image sensor includes a ceramic base with a cavity therein, the ceramic base including a sidewall forming a conductive layer embedded therein. A protrusion extends from the sidewall toward the center of the cavity. An infrared filter is mounted on the upper surface of the protrusion with a most... Agent: Aac Acoustic Technologies (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120318961 - Image sensor module: An image sensor module includes: a sensor IC having light receivers arranged in a main scanning direction; a lens unit configured to form an image on the sensor IC with light transferred from a read target; a first light source unit having a first output surface extending along the main... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.
20120318959 - Imaging device, driving method and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is an imaging device including: a plurality of pixels disposed to form a matrix having pixel rows, the pixels including a pixel electrode formed on a silicon substrate for one of the pixels by being separated away from another pixel electrodes formed for one of the other pixels,... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120318963 - Large swing sample and hold buffer circuit for image sensor analog signal chains: A switched capacitor sample and hold buffer that can be used, for example, in a CMOS image sensor. The switched capacitor sample and hold circuit has large output swings, low noise and reduced capacitor area compared to the traditional switched capacitor approach.... Agent: Forza Silicon
20120318965 - Optical transmission system and optical transmission method: A transmitter including a light source and a dither modulator, which applies dither modulation to light output from the light source, an optical fiber, which transmits signal light output from the transmitter, an optical branching device, which branches a part of the signal light transmitted by the optical fiber as... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120318964 - Optical waveguide and method of manufacturing the same, and optical waveguide device: An optical wave guide includes an optical waveguide layer in which a core layer is surrounded by a cladding layer, a light path converting portion provided to a light entering side and a light emitting side of the optical waveguide layer respectively, a light entering portion demarcated in an outer... Agent: Shinko Electric Industries Co., Ltd.
20120318966 - Wafer level spectrometer: A sensor apparatus for measuring characteristics of optical radiation has a substrate and a low profile spectrally selective detection system located within the substrate at one or more spatially separated locations. The spectrally selective detection system includes a generally laminar array of wavelength selectors optically coupled to a corresponding array... Agent: Kla-tencor Corporation
20120318967 - Terahertz wave measuring apparatus and measurement method: The present invention provides a terahertz wave measuring apparatus and measurement method capable of improving the quantitativeness of obtained frequency spectrum information. In a measurement method in which a terahertz wave measuring apparatus is used, the terahertz wave measuring apparatus measures a time waveform of a terahertz wave relating to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120318968 - Sourceless density measurement using activation: The present disclosure relates to borehole logging methods and apparatuses for estimating at least one parameter of interest of an earth formation using nuclear radiation, particularly by detecting interactions between the earth formation and an activated radiation source. The method may include using nuclear radiation information from at least one... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20120318971 - Analysis of total homocysteine and methylmalonic acid in plasma by lc-ms/ms from a plasma separator device (psd): The present invention provides a method of diagnosing multiple disorders and distinguishing there between using a plasma sample obtained from a plasma separator device and analyzing the plasma sample using an LC-MS/MS to detect at least two analyte levels in the plasma sample to diagnose one or more disorders.... Agent: Baylor Research Institute
20120318970 - Ion selection optimization for mass spectrometry: Systems and methods for mass spectrometry are presented. In one embodiment, a method for selecting a target ion and a plurality of qualifier ions for calibration of an analyte in an MS test is presented. For example, the method may include: (a) obtaining a reference spectrum for the analyte; (b)... Agent:
20120318972 - Mass spectrometry apparatus and methods: A mass spectrometer having a mass filter which applies a transient voltage profile to accelerate ion packets. The voltage profile is chosen to have a functional form which imparts each ion species with a kinetic energy which is larger the larger the mass-to- charge ratio and a velocity which is... Agent:
20120318969 - Method for the differentiation of alternative sources of naphthenic acids: A method for determining naphthenic acids derived from different sources, in particular oil sands process water by identifying particular tricyclic and pentacyclic diamondoid acids in a sample and measuring the concentration of the acids to provide a distinctive profile for a given source.... Agent: University Of Plymouth
20120318973 - Atmospheric pressure ionization apparatus and method: An atmospheric pressure ionization apparatus includes a chamber, an ion inlet structure, an electrode, a sample emitter, and a gas passage. The ion inlet structure includes a sampling orifice. The electrode includes an electrode bore. An ionization region is defined between the ion inlet structure and the electrode. The flared... Agent: Agilent Technologies, Inc.
20120318974 - Method and system for non-destructive distribution profiling of an element in a film: A method to determine a distribution profile of an element in a film. The method comprises exciting an electron energy of an element deposited in a first film, obtaining a first spectrum associating with the electron energy, and removing a background spectrum from the first spectrum. Removing the background value... Agent:
20120318975 - High-voltage supply unit for a particle beam device: A high-voltage supply unit is provided for a particle beam device. The high-voltage supply unit includes at least one high-voltage cable for feeding a high voltage, and at least one measuring device for measuring the high voltage. The measuring device has at least one first capacitor, and the first capacitor... Agent:
20120318976 - Pattern measurement apparatus and pattern measurement method: A pattern measurement apparatus scans an observation region of a sample surface with an electron beam and detects secondary electrons emitted from the sample surface with the irradiation of the electron beam, by using a plurality of electron detectors arranged around the optical axis of the electron beam. Images are... Agent:
20120318977 - Scanning electron microscope optical condition setting method and scanning electron microscope: In order to accomplish the above-described object, the following scanning electron microscope or optical-condition setting method is proposed: Namely, a scanning electron microscope or an optical-condition setting method for measuring a pattern on a sample based on the detection of electrons, the electrons being emitted from the sample by scanning... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20120318978 - Monochromator for charged particle beam apparatus: The monochromator for reducing energy spread of a primary charged particle beam in charged particle apparatus comprises a beam adjustment element, two Wien-filter type dispersion units and an energy-limit aperture. In the monochromator, a dual proportional-symmetry in deflection dispersion and fundamental trajectory along a straight optical axis is formed, which... Agent: Hermes Microvision Inc.
20120318979 - Infra-red sensor: An infra-red sensor comprising an infra-red lens, an infra-red detector and a processing and control circuit connected to the detector and arranged to provide an output infrared image signal, a heat extraction device for dissipating excess heat from the sensor, and a passive thermal distribution system comprising at least one... Agent: Thales Holdings Uk PLC
20120318980 - Pyroelectric infrared detection element and infrared sensor using the same: The pyroelectric infrared detection element has a pyroelectric element including opposite first and second electrodes and an infrared absorption part. The first and second electrodes are formed on first and second thickness-direction surfaces of a pyroelectric substrate respectively. The detection element includes an output terminal unit including first and second... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120318981 - Method and device for determining the sex of fertilized, nonincubated bird eggs: The invention relates to a method and a device (1, 100) for determining the sex of fertilized, nonincubated bird eggs (13, 130), where an egg (13, 130) has a solid egg shell (14), an egg yolk (2) which is surrounded by the egg shell and further egg integuments and a... Agent:
20120318982 - Method for determining polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon contaminant concentration: The invention refers to the use of a device for determining PAH concentration in a solid state sample, which device comprises a) means for exposing the sample to diffuse reflectance infrared spectroscopy, b) detecting means for recording at least one spectroscopic parameter of infrared diffuse reflection of said sample, which... Agent:
20120318983 - Terahertz-wave generating element, terahertz-wave detecting element, and terahertz time-domain spectroscopy device: A terahertz-wave generating element includes a waveguide including an electro-optic crystal; an optical coupling member that extracts a terahertz wave, which is generated from the electro-optic crystal as a result of light propagating through the waveguide, to a space; and at least two electrodes that cause a first-order electro-optic effect... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120318984 - Method and device for measurement with an ir imaging device: The present invention relates to a method and device for measuring at least two properties of an object, for some embodiments, said device comprising a measuring device for measuring at least one physical property of an object and an infrared imaging device for measuring at least one thermal property of... Agent: Flir Systems, Inc.
20120318985 - Compact lighting system: An integral battery, light and light switch assembly can be removably fitted within a light-transmitting pocket on an article of clothing, such as a glove. Alternatively, the assembly can be mounted to virtually any surface with an adhesive or hook and loop fastener. In one application, the assembly can be... Agent:
20120318986 - Radiographic imaging apparatus and method: A radiation source is relatively moved with respect to a radiation detector, on which a plurality of short-circuited pixels formed by short-circuiting TFT switches are arranged across the entire surface thereof. Radiation is irradiated onto a subject at a plurality of radiation source positions, in association with movement of the... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120318987 - Radioactive ray generating apparatus and radioactive ray imaging system: A radioactive ray generating apparatus includes a second shielding member, a target, and a first shielding member, which are sequentially disposed from an electron emission source side. A shortest distance from a maximum radiation intensity portion of the target to the first shielding member is shorter than a shortest distance... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120318988 - High resolution positron emission tomography: A method for extracting photon depth of interaction information in a positron emission tomography system is provided. A pulse is detected in a photodetector. A height of the pulse is measured. A determination of whether the pulse height is within a set range is made. Photon depth of interaction is... Agent: The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University
20120318992 - Apparatus for registration of photons and ionizing particles with simultaneous directional definition, for each photon or ionizing particle, of a point of origin in a fluid-filled conduit: A detection apparatus (D) for photons or ionizing particles (P) is described, in which a detector system (11) is provided with several detecting units (11a), each including a scintillator (112) connected to a reader surface (111a) on an electronic charge reader (111), the scintillator (112) being arranged to generate cellular... Agent:
20120318989 - Pixel device, and radiation detecting module and apparatus having the same: A pixel device having an improved energy resolution includes at least one photodiode and at least one voltage supply unit for applying a voltage to the photodiode. The pixel device includes a voltage storage unit and a voltage adjusting unit. In a precharge mode, the voltage storage unit stores a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120318990 - Radiation detection panel and radiation imaging apparatus: A radiation detection panel including a photoelectric conversion element that detects fluorescence by a phosphor layer, the radiation detection panel comprising: a base material for supporting the phosphor layer, including the photoelectric conversion element; and a protective film for covering the phosphor layer, wherein the phosphor layer is formed on... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120318991 - Radiological imaging device: A radiological imaging device has a panel section which houses radiation conversion panels for converting radiation to a radiological image, and a control section which is disposed on the panel section and which controls the radiation conversion panels. The control section is thicker than the panel section, or protrudes from... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120318993 - High spatial resolution particle detectors: Disclosed below are representative embodiments of methods, apparatus, and systems for detecting particles, such as radiation or charged particles. One exemplary embodiment disclosed herein is particle detector comprising an optical fiber with a first end and second end opposite the first end. The optical fiber of this embodiment further comprises... Agent: Ut-battelle, LLC
20120318994 - Radiation image capturing apparatus: The control device allows a step of reading the leak data and a step of resetting each radiation detection element to be executed alternately before radiation image capturing. When the data exceed a threshold value, the irradiation start is detected and electric charge is accumulated. Then, the step of reading... Agent: Konica Minolta Medical & Graphic, Inc.
20120318995 - Stacked crystal array for detection of photon emissions: A stacked crystal array includes a plurality of crystal slices and a plurality of interconnects. The interconnects have electrically conductive, spaced-apart and generally parallel elements joined by electrically conductive spacers extending generally orthogonally therebetween, the spacers being rotationally offset from each other by a predetermined angle. The array further includes... Agent: Devicor Medical Products, Inc.
20120318996 - Gas discharge lamp with an axially extending strip of getter and method of manufacture: The method of manufacture includes the steps of (i) obtaining a glass tube, (ii) constricting the tube intermediate the longitudinal ends to divide the bore into first and second chambers in fluid communication with one another through a passageway in the constriction, (iii) attaching an ultraviolet transparent window over the... Agent: Mocon, Inc.
20120318997 - Device and method for determining the degree of disinfection of a liquid: The invention relates to a device and also a method for determining the degree of disinfection, and for determining the time point when a defined degree of disinfection is reached by a liquid, in particular drinking water, that is situated in a container which is light-permeable at least in a... Agent:
20120318999 - Method for inspecting two-dimensional array x-ray detector: Disclosed is a two-dimensional X-ray detector array inspection method capable of recognizing two-dimensional X-ray detector arrays unsuitable for X-ray imaging by means of identifying quickly growing defective pixels. The two-dimensional X-ray detector array inspection method involves a bias voltage step for repeated supply and stopping of a bias voltage from... Agent:
20120318998 - On-line measurement method for ionizing radiation: A smoothing method associated with the on-line measurement of a signal output by an ionizing radiation detector comprising the following steps: detect pulses contained in successive samples of said signal, count the numbers Ni of pulses detected, apply non-destructive filtering to said signal using a variable detection threshold, and apply... Agent:
20120319001 - Charged particle beam lens: An electrostatic charged particle beam lens in a charged particle beam exposure apparatus includes a first electrode having at least one aperture; a second electrode having at least one aperture; and a supporting body disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode, the supporting body being configured to support... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120319000 - Magnetically enhanced, inductively coupled plasma source for a focused ion beam system: The present invention provides an inductively coupled, magnetically enhanced ion beam source, suitable to be used in conjunction with probe-forming optics to produce an ion beam without kinetic energy oscillations induced by the source.... Agent: Fei Company
20120319002 - Ion generating apparatus: Disclosed is an ion generating apparatus including a housing that is configured to be capable of specifically setting the positional relationship between the ion generating apparatus and an object from which adhering odors are to be removed. The ion generating apparatus is capable of directionally emitting ions toward the object.... Agent:
20120319003 - Ion beam device: Provided is an ion beam device provided with a gas electric field ionization ion source which can prevent an emitter tip from vibrating in a non-contact manner. The gas electric field ionization ion source is comprised of an emitter tip (21) for generating ions; an emitter base mount (64) for... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20120319004 - Nanotube assisted self-cleaning material: A self-cleaning material is generally described that may include a substrate having a first surface. A self-cleaning layer of aligned nanotube structures may be formed on the first surface of the substrate, where absorption of light by the nanotube structures may cause a change in state of the self-cleaning material... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC
20120319006 - Fluoroscopy system: Provided is a fluoroscopy system includes a light source device that emits white light and excitation light for irradiation of a subject; a white-light-image generating section that generates a white-light image by capturing the white light reflected from the subject; a fluorescence-image generating section that generates a fluorescence image by... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20120319005 - Surface electromagnetic waves in photonic band gap multilayers: A device and associated methods for using surface electromagnetic waves (SEWs) generated at the surface of photonic band gap multilayers (PBGMs) in place of surface plasmons (SPs) in metal films. One device is a photonic circuit comprising a multilayer apparatus to generate surface electromagnetic waves, wherein the surface electromagnetic waves... Agent:
20120319007 - Luminescence microscopy: A luminescence microscopy method includes a sample being used, which comprises a certain substance, wherein the certain substance can be converted repeatedly from a first state, in which it can be excited into emitting luminescence radiation, into a second state, in which it cannot be excited into emitting luminescence radiation.... Agent: Carl Zeiss Microimaging Gmbh
20120319009 - Optical analysis device, optical analysis method and computer program for optical analysis: The inventive optical analysis technique uses an optical system capable of detecting light from a micro region in a solution, such as an optical system of a confocal microscope or a multiphoton microscope, to detect the light from the light-emitting particle to be observed while moving the position of the... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20120319008 - Signal noise reduction for imaging in biological analysis: A system and method for characterizing contributions to signal noise associated with charge-coupled devices adapted for use in biological analysis. Dark current contribution, readout offset contribution, photo response non-uniformity, and spurious charge contribution can be determined by the methods of the present teachings and used for signal correction by systems... Agent: Life Technologies Corporation
20120319013 - Device for coating a peripheral surface of a sleeve body: A coating device for coating a peripheral surface of a sleeve body with a coating formulation includes a vertical support column for supporting a sleeve body in a vertical position coaxial with a coating axis, a carriage slideable along the vertical support column, and an annular coating stage attached to... Agent: Agfa Graphics Nv
20120319012 - High throughput uv curing systems and methods of curing a plurality of articles: High throughput UV curing systems for mass curing of a plurality of articles without compromising product quality. The systems comprise a plurality of UV banks, each bank comprising a plurality of fluorescent UV lamps, thereby creating a consistent blanket of UV energy. A plurality of coated articles are positioned between... Agent: Harland Medical Systems, Inc.
20120319011 - Mercury uv lamp with improved actinic spectrum: A low-pressure mercury or amalgam lamp with praseodymium (Pr) doped particles of lanthanum phosphate converts 185 nm radiation to UV-C (186 nm-280 nm). For water purification, a plurality of low-pressure mercury or amalgam lamps with phosphor that convert 185 nm radiation to UV-C (186 nm-280 nm) may be used. A... Agent:
20120319010 - Therapeutic light delivery apparatus, method, and system: An optical delivery apparatus is disclosed including: an optical fiber extending between a distal end having a distal end face and a proximal end having a proximal end face, an optical element positioned to receive the light emitted from the distal end face and direct the light to an illumination... Agent: Nomir Medical Technologies Inc.
20120319014 - Extreme ultraviolet light source device and control method for extreme ultraviolet light source device: A guide laser beam that has an optical axis and a beam diameter substantially equivalent to those of a driver pulsed laser beam is introduced into an amplification system that amplifies a laser beam that is output from a driver laser oscillator. The guide laser beam is output from a... Agent: Gigaphoton Inc.
20120319015 - Glass composition and optical device: g
20120319016 - Infrared light distribution pattern control using object detection and electrowetting devices: A system for controlling an infrared light distribution pattern that includes an electrowetting lens arranged proximate to an infrared light source, and operable to vary a distribution pattern of infrared light from the infrared light source into an area; an electrowetting shutter overlaying the electrowetting lens, and operable to an... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.12/13/2012 > 61 patent applications in 36 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120312956 - Light sensor system for object detection and gesture recognition, and object detection method: A light sensor system includes at least one light emitter, a light sensor unit and a processing unit. The light sensor unit is arranged to receive reflected light from an object in accordance with a time sequence in which the at least one light emitter is activated, and accordingly output... Agent:
20120312957 - Imaging system and techniques: Systems and techniques for an optical scanning microscope and/or other appropriate imaging system includes components for scanning and collecting focused images of a tissue sample and/or other object disposed on a slide. The focusing system described herein provides for determining best focus for each snapshot as a snapshot is captured,... Agent:
20120312959 - Reflector, receiver arrangement, and sensor for thermal solar collectors: The invention relates to a reflector for uniaxially concentrating thermal solar collectors, comprising an elastic panel and a means that introduces the oppositely directed bending moments from two opposite sides into the panel. The invention further relates to a receiver for highly concentrating thermal solar collectors, the receiver being arranged... Agent:
20120312958 - Spatial structure assemblies: A sun tracking system for tracking the sun in at least two axes, including a base, a rotating system mounted on the base, a spatial structure assembly having a lower portion at a first peripheral end thereof, and an upper portion at a second peripheral end thereof, the lower portion... Agent:
20120312960 - Imaging apparatus and exposure control method: A control unit sets a first control value for causing a charge accumulation unit to execute a first accumulation and obtaining first image data and a second control value for causing the charge accumulation unit to execute a second accumulation and obtaining second image data, depending on whether an operation... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120312961 - Setting imaging parameters for image guided radiation treatment: Systems, methods, and apparatuses are provided for setting imaging parameters for image guided radiation treatment. One system includes an imaging element configured to generate an observation of an object in accordance with a first value of an adjustable parameter. The object is associated with a volume of interest (VOI), wherein... Agent: Headwater Partners Ii LLC
20120312962 - Optical sensors for detecting relative motion and/or position and methods and systems for using such optical sensors: A system according to an embodiment of the present invention includes one or more first optical sensors and one or more second optical sensors. The first optical sensor(s) each include a photodetector region and a plurality of first slats over the photodetector region. The second optical sensor(s) each include a... Agent: Intersil Americas LLC
20120312964 - Image pickup apparatus: An image pickup apparatus includes a plurality of pixels each including a read-out node to which an electric charge generated in a photoelectric conversion unit is transferred, an output unit configured to convert the electric charge transferred to the read-out node into a voltage and output the resultant voltage to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120312963 - Image sensor arrangement: Each column of pixels in an image sensor array has at least two column bitlines connected to an output of each pixel. A readout input circuit includes first inputs and a second input. Each first input is connected, via a capacitance, to a comparator input node. The second input is... Agent: Stmmicroelectronics (research & Development) Limted
20120312966 - Range image sensor: Since the accumulation regions fd1, fd2 are connected only to a single capacitor C1, a pixel can be decreased in size to improve spatial resolution. And, charges transferred into the accumulation regions fd1, fd2 are temporarily accumulated, thereby improving a signal-noise ratio. The driving circuit DRV conducts dummy switching so... Agent: Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
20120312965 - Solid-state image pickup device and method of driving the same: A solid-state image pickup device which includes, on a semiconductor substrate, an image pickup area which includes plural columns of pixels, and plural column amplifier circuits each provided at each column of pixels or at every plural columns of pixels, wherein: each of the column amplifier circuits includes at least... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120312967 - Pixel and method: In accordance with an embodiment, a pixel includes a first stage coupled to a second stage. The second stage includes a sampling capacitor and a subtraction capacitor.... Agent:
20120312970 - Assembly and method for detecting radiation: The invention relates to an assembly and method for detecting laser radiation which hits a disc (20, 28) sealing an opening (16, 18) of an enclosure, wherein at least one sensor (22) detecting the radiation is aligned having the radiation sensitive region (24) thereof on a circumferential edge section (26)... Agent: Reis Group Holding Gmbh & Co. Kg
20120312971 - Electro-optical radiation collector for arc flash detection: An electro-optical (EO) radiation collector for collecting and/or transmitting EO radiation (which may include EO radiation in the visible wavelengths) for transmission to an EO sensor. The EO radiation collector may be used with an arc flash detection device or other protective system, such as an intelligent electronic device (IED).... Agent: Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
20120312969 - Imaging device and method: The resolution of conventional imaging devices is restricted by the diffraction limit. ‘Perfect’ imaging devices which can achieve a resolution beyond the diffraction limit have been considered impossible to implement. However, the present disclosure provides an imaging device which can achieve improved resolution beyond the diffraction limit and which can... Agent:
20120312968 - Optical device for guiding radiation from an object scene to a detector and method for guiding radiation from the object scene to the detector: An optical device for guiding radiation from an object scene to a detector contains an alignment device for pivoting a field of view of the detector relative to a predetermined direction, a detector optical unit and an optical articulation for guiding the beam path from the pivoted field of view... Agent: Diehl Bgt Defence Gmbh & Co. Kg
20120312972 - Optical encoder including displacement sensing normal to the encoder scale grating surface: Disclosed is a displacement sensor configuration, comprising a scale grating disposed in a first direction; and a scale light imaging configuration which includes first and second optical paths and a detector including first and second detector portions. The imaging portion inputs a first scale light component output by the scale... Agent: Mitutoyo Corporation
20120312973 - Optical sensor element and optical sample analysing apparatus: An exemplary optical sensor element for use in an optical sample analyzing apparatus, includes a housing that includes at least one optical sensor component. A housing body and a housing lid are removably connected to the housing body so that in an assembled state, the housing body and the housing... Agent: Abb Technology Ag
20120312977 - Arc flash protection system with self-test: An method for automatically testing an arc flash detection system by periodically or continually transmitting electro-optical (EO) radiation through one or more transmission cables electro-optically coupled to respective EO radiation collectors. A test EO signal may pass through the EO radiation collector to be received by an EO sensor. An... Agent: Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
20120312975 - Electron beam exposure apparatus and electron beam exposure method: Main deflection regions are arranged assuming that the positions of column cells are as designed, and adjacent main deflection regions are joined together to form a joined main deflection region. Then, a corrected main deflection region is arranged by correcting the position of each of the main deflection regions based... Agent:
20120312976 - Infrared camera calibration techniques: Various techniques are disclosed for testing and/or calibrating infrared imaging modules. For example, a method of calibrating an infrared imaging module may include providing a plurality of temperature controlled environments. The method may also include transporting the infrared imaging module through the environments. The method may also include performing a... Agent: Flir Systems, Inc.
20120312974 - Method of calibrating a radiotherapy system: The present invention provides a method of calibrating a radiotherapy apparatus, in which a beam measurement device is accurately located with respect to the radiation beam centre. The method comprises acquiring the centre of the radiation beam at two angles of rotation, separated by 180°, and aligning a beam measurement... Agent: Elekta Ab (publ)
20120312981 - Apparatus that supplies content: A search server (30) of the analysis center (10) that provides content related to odors includes: a communication unit (39) that obtains event information (139) from a terminal (100) including an IMS sensor (120); an occurrence cause supplying unit (35) that estimates a combination of chemical substances that are an... Agent: Atonarp Inc.
20120312980 - Direct sample analysis ion source: A Direct Sample Analysis (DSA) ion source system operating at essentially atmospheric pressure is configured to facilitate the ionization, or desorption and ionization, of sample species from a wide variety of gaseous, liquid, and/or solid samples, for chemical analysis by mass spectrometry or other gas phase ion detectors. The DSA... Agent:
20120312979 - Enclosed desorption electrospray ionization probes and method of use thereof: The invention generally relates to enclosed desorption electrospray ionization probes, systems, and methods. In certain embodiments, the invention provides a source of DESI-active spray, in which a distal portion of the source is enclosed within a transfer member such that the DESI-active spray is produced within the transfer member.... Agent: Purdue Research Foundation (prf)
20120312982 - Mass spectrometers and methods of ion separation and detection: A mass spectrometer operating according to the iso-tach principle in which a mass filter accelerates ions to nominally equal velocities irrespective of their mass-to-charge ratios. The mass spectrometer is provided with an improved detector based on an electrostatic lens arrangement made of a concave lens followed in the beam path... Agent:
20120312978 - Mass spectrometry for gas analysis in which both a charged particle source and a charged particle analyzer are offset from an axis of a deflector lens, resulting in reduced baseline signal offsets: Apparatus, methods and systems are provided to inhibit a sightline from a charged particle source to an analyzer and for changing a baseline offset of an output spectrum of an analyzer. A supply of charged particles is directed through a hollow body of a deflector lens that is positioned relative... Agent: Mks Instruments, Inc.
20120312983 - Nano-electrospray ionization technique and device: Nano-electrospray ionization techniques include the introduction of a separation solvent containing a sample to a column-integrated needle having a column filled with a resin for liquid chromatography. The separated sample components are sprayed from the tip of the column-integrated needle toward a sample introduction orifice of a mass spectrometer. An... Agent: Tokyo Metropolitan University
20120312984 - Mass spectrometry for gas analysis with a one-stage charged particle deflector lens between a charged particle source and a charged particle analyzer both offset from a central axis of the deflector lens: Apparatus, methods and systems are provided to inhibit a sightline from a charged particle source to an analyzer and for changing a baseline offset of an output spectrum of an analyzer. A supply of charged particles is directed through a hollow body of a deflector lens that is positioned relative... Agent: Mks Instruments, Inc.
20120312985 - Systems for detecting charged particles in object inspection: Techniques, apparatus and systems for detecting particles such as muons. In one implementation, a monitoring system has a cosmic ray-produced charged particle tracker with a plurality of drift cells. The drift cells, which can be for example aluminum drift tubes, can be arranged at least above and below a volume... Agent: Los Alamos National Security, LLC
20120312986 - Characterization of nanoscale structures using an ultrafast electron microscope: The present invention relates to methods and systems for 4D ultrafast electron microscopy (UEM)—in situ imaging with ultrafast time resolution in TEM. Single electron imaging is used as a component of the 4D UEM technique to provide high spatial and temporal resolution unavailable using conventional techniques. Other embodiments of the... Agent: California Institute Of Technology
20120312987 - Ultrafast electron diffraction device: An ultrafast electron diffraction device for irradiating a sample with a bunch of electrons in an ultrashort pulse in order to perform an ultrafast analysis of the sample. The ultrafast electron diffraction device includes: a) a laser emitter for delivering an ultrashort pulse laser having a pulse width of not... Agent: Kyoto University
20120312988 - Infrared ray sensor, infrared ray detection device, and electronic apparatus: Provided is an infrared ray sensor that can conduct a plurality of different types of detection such as temperature detection and gas detection in a simple structure and that is small size and low cost. The infrared ray sensor (1) includes, on one base (10), a first infrared ray detection... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120312990 - Method and device for optoelectronic sensors with ir blocking filter: Semiconductor structures for optoelectronic sensors with an infrared (IR) blocking filter and methods for using such sensors with post-detection compensation for IR content that passes through the IR blocking filter are provided herein.... Agent: Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, Inc.
20120312989 - Shielding of an ir detector: In an electrical device controlled by infrared signals from a remote control, a power saving device has an infrared detection module and a processor. The infrared detection module includes an infrared sensor configured to monitor the output of the remote control device, and a shield which is at least substantially... Agent:
20120312991 - Direction interpreting device: A direction interpreting device comprises a sensor and a plate. The sensor includes a positive sensor unit for generating a positive sensor signal and a negative sensor unit for generating a negative sensor signal. The plate is disposed between the positive sensor unit and the negative sensor unit or disposed... Agent:
20120312992 - Multilayered microbolometer film deposition: A microbolometer is disclosed, including a bottom multilayered dielectric, having a first silicon oxynitride layer and a second silicon oxynitride layer disposed above the first silicon oxynitride layer, the first and second silicon oxynitride layers having different refractive indices. The microbolometer further includes a detector layer disposed above the bottom... Agent: Flir Systems, Inc.
20120312993 - Infrared imagery device with integrated shield against parasite infrared radiation and method of manufacturing the device: This device comprises a support (62) provided with an infrared radiation detector (40), at least one optical device (28) facing the detector, and a shield against parasite radiation. The shield comprises at least two continuous beads (c1, c2), spaced from each other, extending from the support as far as the... Agent: Commissariat A I'energie Atomique Et Aux Ene Alt
20120312994 - Apparatuses and methods for detection of radiation including neutrons and gamma rays: A scintillation detector includes: a photodetector; a scintillating material configured to emit light in response to exposure to ionization particles; an optically transparent material having a light absorption coefficient that is less than a light absorption coefficient of the scintillating material, the optically transparent material optically coupled to a surface... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20120312995 - Automatic health detection for motion axes in medical linear accelerators: An image acquisition device employs a low-Z material to maximize the probability of backscattering or direct hits in Compton scattering for radiation with a given energy spectrum that passes through a detector array to enhance the contrast and spatial resolution of the image acquisition device. A radiation apparatus including the... Agent: Varian Medical Systems International Ag
20120312996 - Nuclear medicine imaging apparatus and analyzing system: A PET apparatus includes an optical coupling detachment testing unit. In one example, the optical coupling detachment testing unit inputs an electric signal to a piezoelectric element or the like adhered to a detector module and generates a sound wave within the detector module. Further, the optical coupling detachment testing... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120312998 - Radiation image conversion panel: A radiation image conversion panel which can improve its optical output and resolution is provided. A radiation image conversion panel 1 comprises a FOP 2, a heat-resistant resin layer 3 formed on a main face 2a of the FOP 2, and a scintillator 4 formed by vapor deposition on a... Agent: Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
20120312997 - Radiation image detecting device: A substrate is made of copper having an atomic number of 29. The substrate is formed in the shape of a box without a top, and has a rectangular bottom and sidewalls erected at four sides surrounding the bottom. A scintillator is evaporated onto the bottom. The scintillator includes a... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120312999 - Radiation detecting element: Provided is a radiation detecting element, including: needle crystal scintillators and a protruding pattern in which: one end of the needle crystal scintillators is in contact with of upper surfaces of the multiple protrusions; a gap corresponding to a gap between the multiple protrusions is provided between portions of the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120313000 - Radiation dose based imaging detector tile parameter compensation: A detector tile (116) of an imaging system (100) includes a photosensor array (204) and electronics (208) electrically coupled to the photosensor array (204), wherein the electronics includes a dose determiner (402) that determines a deposited dose for the detector tile (116) and generates a signal indicative thereof. In one... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120313001 - Image synthesis apparatus and image synthesis method: Provided are an image synthesizing device and an image synthesizing method wherein a subject is less affected by beam absorption. A diffraction beam intensity and a front diffraction beam intensity actually detected are included in the influence of absorption on a subject (Sa). Yet, assuming that said beams have the... Agent: Tokyo University Of Science Educational Foundation
20120313002 - Particle beam treatment device and irradiation dose setting method of the particle beam treatment device: A particle beam treatment device includes an irradiation nozzle which moves a particle beam in a direction which is perpendicular to an advancing direction; a dose monitor which measures the dose of the particle beam; a planning part which sets the irradiation dose applied to a target volume; and a... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20120313004 - Mass spectrometry for a gas analysis with a two-stage charged particle deflector lens between a charged particle source and a charged particle analyzer both offset from a central axis of the deflector lens: Apparatus, methods and systems are provided to inhibit a sightline from a charged particle source to an analyzer and for changing a baseline offset of an output spectrum of an analyzer. A supply of charged particles is directed through a hollow body of a deflector lens that is positioned relative... Agent: Mks Instruments, Inc.
20120313003 - Gantry for medical particle therapy facility: A particle therapy gantry for delivering a particle beam to a patient includes a beam tube having a curvature defining a particle beam path and a plurality of superconducting, variable field magnets sequentially arranged along the beam tube for guiding the particle beam along the particle path. In a method... Agent: Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC
20120313005 - Ion generating apparatus and ion presence determining method: It is expected to provide an ion generating apparatus and an ion presence determination method that can prevent the lower accuracy of the ion presence determination caused by the humidity effect. The ion generators are switched ON at the different timing, the electrical potential of the collecting electrode is measured... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120313006 - Trash can with ultra-violet sterilizer: A trash can includes a can with a lid pivotably connected to the open top thereof and multiple Ultra-Violet sterilizers are connected to the underside of the lid. A sensor is connected on the top surface of the can so as to detect the position of the lid. A control... Agent: First Chance Enterprise Co., Ltd
20120313007 - Clip-on target designation sensor to night vision goggles: A target engagement system includes a night vision goggle system operating within a predetermined wavelength band, and a laser module projecting light onto a target, where the light operates at a wavelength that is outside of the predetermined wavelength band. Also included is a receive system for receiving the light... Agent: Itt Manufacturing Enterprises, Inc.
20120313008 - Fluorescent detector: A fluorescence detector for detecting fluorescence emitted from at least one sample contained in at least one sample unit, the fluorescence detector including at least one irradiating module which irradiates an excitation light to the sample; a fluorescence selecting unit which selectively transmits fluorescence emitted from the sample; a light-receiving... Agent: Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.
20120313011 - Method of measuring luminescence of a material: A method of measuring luminescence of a material is disclosed. The method includes applying a light source to excite an exposed material. The method also includes amplifying an emission signal of the material. The method further includes measuring a luminescent emission at a fixed time window of about 10 picoseconds... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute
20120313009 - Optical detection system: An optical detection system includes a sample carrier receiving region that receives a sample carrier carrying a sample. The system further includes a source that emits an excitation signal having a wavelength within a predetermined wavelength range. The excitation signal illuminates the sample carrier. A first sub-portion of the excitation... Agent: Analogic Corporation
20120313012 - Photobleaching and intermittency localization microscopy: A method of image analysis creates super-resolution images from images with high densities of fluorophores by processing a movie in which the fluorescent molecules or particles are photobleaching or blinking. The method looks for the individual photobleaching events that can be located with high resolution (nm to tens of nanometers... Agent:
20120313010 - System and method for automatically determining optimal excitation and emission wavelengths of a fluorophore: A system for performing spectrofluorometry of a fluorophore sample is provided. The system includes an input module that receives user input corresponding to spectrofluorometer settings. A control module transmits control signals for controlling the spectrofluorometer during respective wavelength scans of a fluorophore sample and a blank sample. The control signals... Agent: Molecular Devices, Inc.
20120313013 - Scintillator plate: A scintillator plate has a radiation-permeable substrate on which is applied a scintillator layer made of copper iodide that is formed from spicular crystals. The scintillator layer has an emission maximum in the red spectral range. The scintillator layer of the scintillator plate has a high emission power in the... Agent:
20120313015 - Irradiation apparatus and irradiation method for depositing a dose in a target volume: An irradiation apparatus for depositing a dose distribution in a target volume to be irradiated may include: an accelerator device for supplying a particle beam in order to irradiate the target volume; and a scanning device for modifying a property of the particle beam such that the particle beam is... Agent:
20120313014 - Ultraviolet discharge lamp apparatuses with one or more reflectors: Apparatuses are disclosed which include a discharge lamp configured to emit ultraviolet light, a power circuit configured to operate the discharge lamp, and a reflector system configured to redirect ultraviolet light emitted from the discharge lamp. In some embodiments, the apparatuses include a support structure containing the power circuit and... Agent: Xenex Healthcare Services, LLC
20120313016 - Systems and methods for buffer gas flow stabilization in a laser produced plasma light source: An extreme-ultraviolet (EUV) light source comprising an optic, a target material, and a laser beam passing through said optic along a beam path to irradiate said target material. The EUV light source further includes a system generating a gas flow directed toward said target material along said beam path, said... Agent:12/06/2012 > 70 patent applications in 41 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120305746 - Auto-focusing apparatus and auto-focusing method using the same: An auto-focusing apparatus and method, the apparatus including an emission unit, the emission unit being configured to irradiate light on the organic light-emitting display apparatus; an optical system between the organic light-emitting display apparatus and the emission unit, the optical system being configured to adjust a position of the optical... Agent:
20120305747 - Omnidirectional sun position sensing device: A method is provided to track the sun. An omnidirectional sensor is used for acquiring sun's position. The sensor can track sun's position in an omnidirectional way. A controller is also provided to control the tracking. When the sun shines strongly, the sensor is controlled to track the sun's position.... Agent: Atomic Energy Council-institute Of Nuclear Engergy Research
20120305748 - Imaging device with varying exposure time: Example embodiments disclosed herein relate to an imaging device. The imaging device includes a photosensor and an exposure system or developer. The exposure system or developer controls illumination or exposure of light sensitive elements of the photosensor based on their location within the photosensor.... Agent:
20120305750 - Matrix imaging device comprising at least one set of photosites with multiple integration times: A method for controlling a pixel may include first and second photosites, each having a photodiode and a charge-transfer transistor, a read node, and an electronic read element, all of which are common to all the photosites. The method may include an accumulation of photogenerated charges in the photodiode of... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (crolles 2) Sas
20120305751 - Solid-state image capture device: A control part 2 controls a pixel circuit GC so that an exposure period TE for causing a photoelectric conversion element PD to accumulate signal charges, and a transfer period TT for transferring the signal charges accumulated in the exposure period TE to FD are repeated. Then, the control part... Agent:
20120305749 - Solid-state imaging device: According to one embodiment, a vertical selection circuit that sets an electronic shutter state and a read-out state in time division multiplexing for each selected row of a pixel array unit in which the pixels are arranged in a matrix pattern, a pulse selector circuit that drives the pixels belonging... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120305752 - Solid-state imaging device, and imaging device: A solid-state imaging device includes: a column comparison circuit which compares a pixel signal with ramp waves and detects a timing at which the pixel signal and the ramp waves match; a counter circuit which is disposed for each of the pixel columns and measures the timing in the column... Agent:
20120305753 - Circuit for setting the voltage potential at the output of a pin photoreceiver and photoreceiver assembly: A circuit sets an output potential at a radio frequency (RF) output of a pin photoreceiver that includes an ohmic terminal resistor connected between a supply voltage and the RF output. The circuit includes a control loop with an ohmic replication resistor having a resistance approximately equal to a resistance... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Angewand Forschung E.v.
20120305754 - Optical probe, covering member, measurement method for an optical probe, and optical power meter: An optical probe includes an optical probe main body and a covering member. The optical probe main body includes a light-emitting portion configured to emit laser light. The covering member is configured to cover a part of the optical probe main body from the light-emitting portion such that laser light... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120305755 - Touch sensing apparatus having a simplified structure and reduced manufacturing cost: A touch sensing apparatus includes a light source generating a light. The light travels though a light distribution part. A light guide part guides the light to the light distribution part. A light sensing part outputs an output signal corresponding to an intensity of the light incident through the light... Agent:
20120305757 - Method for correcting count rate drift in a quantum-counting detector, an x-ray system with a quantum-counting detector and a circuit arrangement for a quantum-counting detector: A method, a circuit arrangement and an X-ray system, in particular a CT system, are disclosed wherein, in order to correct the count rate drift of a detector for ionizing radiation having quantum-counting detector elements which include a combination of at least two counters with significantly different energy thresholds, and... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20120305756 - Spectrometer calibration system and method: A spectrometer calibration system and method that permits a database of spectral peak shapes to be applied as basis template functions to characterize a radiation detector is disclosed. The disclosed system/method interpolates stored arrays representing a series of spectral peak shapes at a range of specified energies to enable formation... Agent:
20120305758 - Abridged multipole structure for the transport and selection of ions in a vacuum system: An abridged multipole structure for the transport and selection of ions along a central axis in a vacuum system is constructed from a plurality of rectilinear electrode structures, each having a substantially planar face with a first dimension and a second dimension perpendicular to the first dimension. When a voltage... Agent: Bruker Daltonics, Inc.
20120305759 - Abridged multipole structure for the transport, selection and trapping of ions in a vacuum system: An abridged multipole structure for the transport and selection of ions along a central axis in a vacuum system is constructed from a plurality of rectilinear electrode structures, each having a substantially planar face with a first dimension and a second dimension perpendicular to the first dimension. When a voltage... Agent: Bruker Daltonics, Inc.
20120305760 - Membrane detector for time-of-flight mass spectrometry: The invention provides methods, and related devices and device components, for detecting, sensing and analyzing analytes in samples. In some aspects, the invention provides methods, and related devices and device components, useful in combination with a mass analyzer for the mass spectrometric analysis of analytes derived from biomolecules in biological... Agent:
20120305761 - Method and apparatus for chemical and biological sample separation: The present invention involves a series of shifting reagents that selectively interact with a targeted functional group of biological molecules, pharmaceutical drugs, small molecules, chemicals, chemical agents, or explosives resulting in a structure selective based drift time shift in the IMS. Additional energy is used to enhance the mobility based... Agent: Excellims Corporation
20120305762 - Ion isolation method and mass spectrometer: Disclosed is a method whereby predetermined ions are isolated and ions to be left in an ion trap are left at the time of performing mass spectrometry using the ion trap. In order to have high ion isolation accuracy and to shorten a time necessary for ion isolation, a first... Agent:
20120305764 - Method of determining the concavity and convexity on sample surface, and charged particle beam apparatus: A method and apparatus suitable for determining the concavity and convexity of line and space patterns formed on a sample. A profile is formed based on a charged-particle beam scan, the profile having a peak. When one foot portion of the peak converges more gradually than the other foot portion,... Agent:
20120305765 - Particle beam device and method for use in a particle beam device: A particle beam device includes a movable carrier element with at least one receiving element for receiving a specimen and in which the receiving element is situated on the carrier element. In various embodiments, the receiving element may be situated removably on the carrier element and/or multiple receiving elements may... Agent:
20120305763 - System and method for compensating for magnetic noise: A system and method for noise compensation of a charged particle beam location includes one or more sensors that are spaced apart from each other for sensing magnetic noises within at least one predefined frequency band thereby to provide magnetic noise measurements with synchronous detection of the location of a... Agent:
20120305768 - Circuit-pattern inspection device: Provided is a circuit-pattern inspection device which enables efficient inspection of a semiconductor wafer by selectively inspecting areas on the semiconductor wafer, such as boundaries between patterns thereon, where defects are likely to occur during the step of producing the semiconductor wafer while changing the beam scanning direction for each... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20120305769 - Electron microscope and sample holder: The electron beam apparatus sample holding means has a diaphragm which is placed on upper and lower sides of a sample to form a cell for separating a gas atmosphere and a vacuum atmosphere of a sample chamber and sealing an ambient atmosphere of the sample; a gas supply means... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20120305766 - Linear motor, movable stage and electron microscope: It is an object to balance suppression of a leakage magnetic field and driving performance. In a linear motor including a stator including a first yoke having an open face and two rows of permanent magnets linearly arrayed inside the first yoke so that S-poles and N-poles are alternate and... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20120305767 - Pattern inspection method, pattern inspection program, and electronic device inspection system: It is an object of the present invention to provide a technique capable of accurately inspecting a circuit pattern in which the contrast of an observation image is not clear, like a circuit pattern having a multilayer structure. A pattern inspection method according to the present invention divides a circuit... Agent:
20120305770 - Article of apparel and method for displaying a message: An article of apparel such as a necktie, hat, cap, eyeglasses, or a pendant, that has battery-powered infrared (IR) light emitter(s) such as IR-emitting LEDs, in a pattern so that the light emitted when the IR emitters are energized is not visible to the naked eye, yet displays a message... Agent:
20120305772 - Device for analyzing a sample using radiation in the terahertz frequency range: A device for analyzing a sample using radiation in the terahertz frequency range is provided. The device comprises a transmitter (3) comprising a THz signal generator (5, 6, 7; 51) for generating an electromagnetic THz signal, the THz signal generator comprising a nonlinear transmission line (7; 52). The device further... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120305771 - Proximity sensor packaging structure and manufacturing method thereof: The present invention pertains to a proximity sensor packaging structure, which comprises a substrate, two first electrically conductive layers and a plurality of second electrically conductive layers that are disposed on the substrate. The substrate has first and second grooves that are respectively defined by a bottom surface and an... Agent: Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120305773 - Methods and systems for remotely detecting hazardous materials using electromagnetic energy: Systems and methods for remotely detecting nuclear and non-nuclear materials such as chemical agents and gas-phase explosives are disclosed. Nuclear and non-nuclear materials may be detected by transmitting electromagnetic energy toward a remote target area, collecting scattered electromagnetic energy reflected from the remote target area, analyzing an absorption spectrum of... Agent: Temple University Of The Commonwealth System Of Higher Education
20120305774 - Measuring device and measuring method that use pulsed electromagnetic wave: Provided are a measuring device and a measuring method that use terahertz light, by which a substance to be detected can be detected with high sensitivity and high accuracy. A measuring device using a pulsed electromagnetic wave is provided with a substance detection plate, a means for generating the pulsed... Agent: National University Corporation Okayama University
20120305775 - Diffusing measurement window for near and mid ir multichannel sensor: A diffuse reflector of radiation in the near and mid infrared regions includes (i) an assembly that has a reflecting element and a diffusing element that is made of one or more layers of calcium fluoride, sapphire, or alumina; or (ii) a diffusively reflective surface configured as a metallic layer... Agent: Honeywell Asca Inc.
20120305776 - Light path adjusting assembly and optical touch device using the same: A light path adjusting assembly includes a supporting component and a light path adjusting component. The supporting component includes a mounting portion, a light transmission portion and a connecting portion. The light transmission portion faces to the mounting portion. The connecting portion is located between and is connected to the... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.
20120305779 - Inorganic scintillating material, crystal scintillator and radiation detector: A new inorganic scintillating material is provided represented by the formula Ln(1−m−n)HFnCemA(3+n), where A is Br or Cl, or I, or a mixture of at least two halogens of the group, Ln is an element from the group: La, Nd, Pm, Sm, Eu, Gd, Tb, Lu, Y. A new crystal... Agent: Obshchestvo S Ogranichennoy Otvetstvennostyu
20120305777 - Radiation image pickup device and radiation image pickup display system including the same: A radiation image pickup device includes: a sensor substrate including a photoelectric conversion element; a non-ionic layer provided on a part of the sensor substrate; and a wavelength converting member provided on the non-ionic layer, and converting a wavelength of a radiation into a wavelength in a sensitivity range of... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120305778 - Scintillation crystal including a rare earth halide, and a radiation detection system including the scintillation crystal: A scintillation crystal can include Ln(1-y)REyX3, wherein Ln represents a rare earth element, RE represents a different rare earth element, y has a value in a range of 0 to 1, and X represents a halogen. In an embodiment, RE is Ce, and the scintillation crystal is doped with Sr,... Agent: Saint-gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc.
20120305780 - Method and system for processing gated image data: A method for generating an image is provided. The method comprises: acquiring a first set of image data using a first imaging modality; sorting the first set of image data into a plurality of gates to generate a plurality of gated data sets; reconstructing each gated data set to generate... Agent:
20120305781 - System and method for collimation in diagnostic imaging systems: A system and method for collimation in diagnostic imaging systems is provided. One collimator includes a plurality of parallel hole segments and a plurality of collimator bores within each of the plurality of parallel hole segments. Additionally, all of the plurality of collimator bores in at least one of the... Agent:
20120305782 - Efficient and serviceable light guide for pet detector: A positron emission tomography (PET) detector module includes an array of scintillation crystal elements and a plurality of photosensors arranged to at least partially cover the array of scintillation crystal elements. The photosensors are configured to receive light emitted from the array of scintillation crystal elements. The module includes a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120305783 - Photomultiplier tube with integrated fast analog-to-digital conversion for event derandomizer and digital time stamping: A digital photosensor that includes a photomultiplier tube (PMT) including a power distribution circuit, the PMT outputting an analog signal in response to received light; an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) to receive the analog signal and to generate a digital signal; and a non-transitory memory storing manufacturing parameters of the PMT... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120305784 - Count rate adaptive filter for medical imaging systems: Systems, devices, processes, and algorithms for adaptively filtering a signal output from a radiation detector and adaptively sampling the signal. A count rate of events detected by the radiation detector is estimated by a processing unit. An RC time constant of the filter and a sampling rate of an analog-to-digital... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120305785 - Detection device manufacturing method, detection device, and detection system: In a method of manufacturing a detection device including a plurality of pixels arrayed on a substrate, the pixels each including a switch element and a conversion element including an impurity semiconductor layer disposed on an electrode, which is disposed above the switch element, which is isolated per pixel, and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120305786 - Combined integration and pulse detection: A pixel for the detection of electromagnetic radiation or high energy particles or charge packets, in particular for detecting X-ray photons, comprises a radiation receptor for converting the radiation into a sensing signal, the pixel being adapted for performing both pulse detection and integration of the same sensing signal.... Agent:
20120305787 - Apparatus and method for area disinfection using ultraviolet light: A surface disinfection system comprising a plurality of independently placeable and controllable portable ultraviolet light emitting assemblies (ULAs), and a control station for remotely controlling the plurality of light assemblies. A cart housing the control station includes a dock for storing and transporting the assemblies. Each assembly includes a tubular... Agent:
20120305788 - Detection of neutrinos: A flux detection apparatus can include a radioactive sample having a decay rate capable of changing in response to interaction with a first particle or a field, and a detector associated with the radioactive sample. The detector is responsive to a second particle or radiation formed by decay of the... Agent:
20120305789 - Method and device for quality control of radiopharmaceuticals: A method and a device are provided for evaluating quality of radiopharmaceutical preparations.... Agent:
20120305790 - Particle beam irradiation apparatus and control method of the particle beam irradiation apparatus: Provided is a particle beam irradiation apparatus capable of highly reliable measurement of a dose of each beam and capable of highly sensitive measurement of a leakage dose caused by momentary beam emission. The particle beam irradiation apparatus according to the present invention includes: an emission control portion that controls... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120305791 - Radiographic image detector and control method therefor: A flat panel detector has an imaging area, in which pixels are arrayed in a matrix and signal lines for reading out electric signals from the pixels are provided, to detect an image of a subject from x-rays which are incident on the imaging area after penetrating the subject. Detective... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120305792 - Radiographic image detector and control method therefor: An x-ray image detector monitors the intensity of incident x-rays to detect an end of radiation from an x-ray source when the x-ray intensity decreases to a threshold level or less. The x-ray intensity gets down to zero with a variable time lag from the start of decreasing, called radiation... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120305793 - Rotationally symmetrical coherent verification phantom (virtual patient) with a flat detector disposed on a rotary axis integrated in a multi purpose qc-accessory: A quality control accessory (QC accessory) is provided which is adapted for use in linear accelerator quality control or in verification of an arbitrary isocentric radiation treatment plan of a patient or radiation sensitive body. The accessory includes an absorber, a detector and an optional orientation device. The absorber is... Agent:
20120305794 - Apparatus for counting ions, and method for counting ions: An apparatus for counting the number of ions emitted by an ion source of a handheld domestic appliance is disclosed. The apparatus includes a collector housing for collecting ions impinging on the inner surface of the collector housing and a determining means coupled with the collector housing for determining the... Agent:
20120305795 - Methods and apparatus for ion sources, ion control and ion measurement for macromolecules: Disclosed are methods, apparatus, systems, processes and other inventions relating to: ion sources with controlled electro-pneumatic superposition, ion source synchronized to RF multipole, ion source with charge injection, optimized control in active feedback system, radiation supported charge-injection liquid spray, ion source with controlled liquid injection as well as various embodiments... Agent:
20120305796 - Particle beam irradiation apparatus and control method of the particle beam irradiation apparatus: Provided is a particle beam irradiation apparatus that can measure and display a dose two-dimensional distribution during scan with a simple configuration, while reducing degradation of a particle beam shape. The particle beam irradiation apparatus according to the present invention includes: a beam generation portion that generates a particle beam;... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120305798 - Charged particle multi-beamlet apparatus: The invention relates to a method and a device for manipulation of one or more charged particle beams of a plurality of charged particle beamlets in a charged particle multi-beamlet apparatus. The manipulator device comprises a planar substrate comprising an array of through openings in the plane of the substrate,... Agent:
20120305797 - Method and particle beam device for focusing a particle beam: A system is provided for focusing a particle beam onto an irradiation position on a surface of an object and for imaging and/or processing the surface. The described system is based on the consideration that the focusing of a particle beam generated in the particle beam device onto the surface... Agent:
20120305799 - Portable ion generator: An ion generator is disclosed. The ion generator has improved portability and ion generation efficiency. As is apparent from the above description, the ion generator according to the present invention is configured so that the discharge unit is constituted by the felts, and the piezoelectric element, not the coil type... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20120305800 - Holder and tool for radioisotope elution system: A holder for a vial containing a sterile liquid for use with a radiopharmaceutical elution system includes a holder body. The body has a top, an opposing bottom, an opening in the top and a vial chamber. The vial chamber extends from the opening in the top toward the bottom... Agent: Mallinckrodt LLC
20120305801 - Fluorescence detecting optical system and multi-channel fluorescence detection apparatus having the same: A fluorescence detecting optical system, and a multi-channel fluorescence detection apparatus comprising same, comprising a light source that emits excitation light, a polarizer that transmits light having a predetermined polarization component, a polarizing beam splitter that transmits light having a predetermined polarization component and reflects light having a different polarization... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120305803 - Method and device for setting a suitable evaluation parameter for a fluorescence microscope: A method for setting an evaluation parameter for a fluorescence microscope includes exciting dye particles in a sample to fluoresce and detecting fluorescent light from the particles. A graphical representation of a distribution of the fluorescent light is determined and a signal is generated for use in displaying the graphical... Agent: Leica Microsystems Cms Gmbh
20120305802 - Nanoparticles and methods of generating coherent emission therefrom: Nanoparticles with a metal or metallic core and an outer shell comprising a matrix and a dopant. For example, a nanoparticle can have a gold core and outer shell comprising silica and an organic dye. Such nanoparticles can have use in, for example, optical communication applications, chemical and biosensing applications,... Agent:
20120305807 - Assembly for precision datum alignment and method of use: A calibration assembly has a base and mounting elements to mount the base to a laser. The base has a front, middle and rear portions that are used to align the calibration assembly to the laser to cleave optical fibers with the laser. The front portion has a channel to... Agent:
20120305804 - Doorknob sterilization apparatus: A doorknob sterilization apparatus having a housing, an ultraviolet radiation source disposed within the housing, wherein the apparatus is designed to direct a quantity of ultraviolet radiation to an existing doorknob.... Agent:
20120305805 - Laser apparatus: The present invention relates to a laser apparatus having a structure for facilitating the change of a transparent wavelength band of a bandpass filter in accordance with a central wavelength of pulsed light. In the laser apparatus, the transparent wavelength band of light to be transmitted through a BPF is... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20120305806 - Light source apparatus and processing method: The present invention relates to a light source apparatus. The light source apparatus has an MOPA configuration and comprises a seed light source, a pulse generator, an intermediate optical amplifier, a final stage optical amplifier, a delivery optical fiber, and a light output terminal. The delivery optical fiber is a... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20120305808 - Microwave processing chamber: An apparatus includes a chamber configured to support a number of quasi-orthogonal resonant modes, and at least one antenna assembly, where the antenna assembly includes an antenna having a radiating element, where (i) the antenna has predominantly linear polarization of radiation defined by a polarization plane, (ii) the radiating element... Agent:
20120305809 - Apparatus and method for generating extreme ultraviolet light: An apparatus for generating extreme ultraviolet light is used with a first laser device for outputting a first laser beam. The apparatus includes a second laser device for outputting a second laser beam, a beam adjusting unit for causing beam axes of the first and second laser beams to substantially... Agent: Gigaphoton, Inc.
20120305811 - Extreme ultraviolet light generation system: An apparatus used with a laser apparatus may include a chamber, a target supply for supplying a target material to a region inside the chamber, a laser beam focusing optical system for focusing a laser beam from the laser apparatus in the region, and an optical system for controlling a... Agent:
20120305810 - Laser-produced-plasma euv light source: Devices and corresponding methods of use are described herein that may include an enclosing structure defining a closed loop flow path and a system generating a plasma at a plasma site, e.g. laser produced plasma system, where the plasma site may be in fluid communication with the flow path. For... Agent:
20120305812 - Spect targeted volume molecular imaging using multiple pinhole apertures: A computed tomography apparatus is provided that includes a single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) multi-pinhole collimator, where the multi-pinhole collimator includes an aperture plate and a grid pattern of pinholes disposed in the aperture plate, and the pinholes include through-holes each having a central axis pointing at a common... Agent:
20120305813 - Arrangement for automatic handling of radioactive materials: An arrangement for automatic handling of a radioactive material includes a shielding unit, at least one handling unit arranged inside the shielding unit, and an operating unit arranged outside the shielding unit and configured to operate the at least one handling unit. Only the handling unit or parts of the... Agent: Eckert & Ziegler Eurotope Gmbh
20120305814 - Reset circuit for electronic devices: A reset circuit includes a power supply, a metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor (MOSFET) that has a gate, a drain, and a source, a capacitor, a Schmitt trigger; and an inverter. When a voltage of the power supply is applied to the gate and turns on the MOSFET, the power supply charges... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120305815 - Methods for measuring at least one physical characteristic of a component: In some embodiments, an inspection system includes a movable collimated light source, a sensing device, a positioning device and a retention mount. The movable collimated light source defines a source optical path and is capable of causing a collimated light beam to propagate along the source optical path. The sensing... Agent:Previous industry: Static molds
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