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Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 12/05/2013 > 60 patent applications in 46 patent subcategories.
20130320189 - Solar tracking system using peridic scan patterns with a shielding tube: A solar tracking system and method that use a shielding tube that admits solar radiation and has an absorptive inner surface for absorbing the solar radiation that is incident on it. The system has a photodetector for generating a signal related to an intensity of solar radiation at a distal... Agent:
20130320190 - Light source device: A light source device including at least one light source, an optical module, a diffractive optical element, and a shielding component is provided. The at least one light source emits at least one light beam, and the light beam has a wavelength range. The optical module is disposed on a... Agent:
20130320191 - Optical detecting apparatus: An optical detecting apparatus, which comprises: a detecting surface; a first light source, for providing light parallel to the detecting surface; an image sensor, for detecting an object close to the detecting surface, to generate object image data; and an object location determining apparatus, for computing location information of the... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.
20130320192 - Shock-resistant image intensifier: In one exemplary embodiment, a shock-resistant night vision assembly is configured to detect a high-acceleration event, for example, resulting from a round or burst of high-caliber rifle fire. Upon detecting the event, a voltage such as a photocathode voltage is forced to an inactive or protective level and held there... Agent: Hvm Technology, Inc.
20130320196 - Complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (cmos) image sensor: An image sensor includes a photodiode configured to convert a received optical signal into photo charges and to output the photo charges, a sensing node adjacent to the photodiode and configured to sense the photo charges, the sensing node including a first dopant region having dopants of a first conductivity... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130320194 - Image sensors with a high fill-factor: A device includes a first chip including an image sensor therein, and a second chip bonded to the first chip. The second chip includes a logic device selected from the group consisting essentially of a reset transistor, a selector, a row selector, and combinations thereof therein. The logic device and... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
20130320195 - Lens array for partitioned image sensor: An apparatus includes an image sensor having N image sensor regions arranged thereon. A lens array having a including N lens structures is disposed proximate to the image sensor. Each one of the N lens structures is arranged to focus a single image onto a respective one of the N... Agent: Omnivision Technologies, Inc.
20130320197 - Semiconductor device and sensing system: A semiconductor device includes a first substrate that has a sensing portion that detects predetermined information, a second substrate that has a first processing portion that processes data supplied thereto from the sensing portion, and a third substrate having a second processing portion that processes data supplied thereto either from... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130320193 - System and method for controlling vehicle equipment responsive to a multi-stage village detection: A system for controlling equipment of a vehicle is provided. The system is configured to image a scene external and forward of the controlled vehicle and to generate image data corresponding to acquired images, including a controller for receiving and analyzing the image data and for generating a control signal... Agent:
20130320198 - Drop detection: A drop detector assembly is provided including an ejection element to eject a fluid drop, a light guide to selectively receive light scattered off of the fluid drop, and a light detector formed in the light guide to detect light received by the light guide.... Agent:
20130320199 - Optically controlled silicon carbide and related wide-bandgap transistors and thyristors: An optically active material is used to create power devices and circuits having significant performance advantages over conventional methods for affecting optical control of power electronics devices and circuits. A silicon-carbide optically active material is formed by compensating shallow donors with the boron related D-center. The resulting material can be... Agent: Power Integrations, Inc
20130320200 - Tool setting or analysis device: A tool setting or tool analysis device for a machine tool includes a light source for producing a light beam. A light receiver receives the light beam and produces a signal indicative of the amount of light received. This is analysed by a main analysis circuit to generate a trigger... Agent: Renishaw PLC
20130320201 - Optical encoder: An optical encoder includes: an optical scale having periodical optical patterns and can be relatively and angularly displaced; a projector for irradiating the optical scale with light; a light receiver for receiving light from the optical scale; and a calculator for calculating an absolute rotation angle θ of the optical... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20130320202 - Alignment of an atom beam with an electric field in the production of a charged particle source: A method for aligning the axis of an atom beam with the orientation of an electric field at a particular location within an enclosure for use in creating a charged particle source by photoionizing a cold atom beam. The method includes providing an atom beam in the enclosure, providing a... Agent: United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of Commerce, Nist
20130320203 - Deep-maldi tof mass spectrometry of complex biological samples, e.g., serum, and uses thereof: A method of analyzing a biological sample, for example serum or other blood-based samples, using a MALDI-TOF mass spectrometer instrument is described. The method includes the steps of applying the sample to a sample spot on a MALDI-TOF sample plate and directing more than 20,000 laser shots to the sample... Agent:
20130320204 - Sample analysis method and analyzer: Provided is a sample analysis method of irradiating a sample with a primary ion beam to analyze a secondary ion emitted from the sample by mass spectrometry, the sample analysis method including the steps of cooling a sample placed in a chamber; forming an ice layer on a surface of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130320205 - High field asymmetric ion mobility spectrometry (faims) methods and devices with voltage-gas composition linked scans: Improved methods and devices for analysis of gas phase ions via ion mobility type analyzers, particularly high field asymmetric waveform ion mobility analyzers (FAIMS), by linking gas composition and/or flow rate with the scanning of compensation voltage or asymmetric waveform amplitude are provided. Linking these parameters results in improvements in... Agent:
20130320207 - Mass spectrometer: Provided is a mass spectrometer capable of easy exchange of a measurement sample and suppressing a carryover. The mass spectrometer includes a mass spectrometry section, an ion source the internal pressure of which is reduced by a differential pumping from the mass spectrometry section and the ion source ionizes the... Agent:
20130320206 - System and method for measuring hydrogen content in a sample: A measuring method including the steps of providing a chamber, drawing a vacuum in the chamber, placing a sample into the chamber, heating the sample to desorb a target species from the sample, passing a carrier gas through the chamber, the carrier gas mixing with the desorbed target species to... Agent: The Boeing Company
20130320208 - Inert atmospheric pressure pre-chill and post-heat: An ion implantation system provides ions to a workpiece positioned in a process environment of a process chamber on a sub-ambient temperature chuck. An intermediate chamber having an intermediate environment is in fluid communication with an external environment and has a cooling station and heating station for cooling and heating... Agent: Axcelis Technologies, Inc.
20130320210 - Charged particle beam system and method of axial alignment of charged particle beam: A method of axially aligning a charged particle beam involves an image data acquisition step and a calculation step. The image data acquisition step consists of obtaining first to third sets of image data by scanning a shielding member placed in the path of the beam with the beam while... Agent:
20130320209 - Ion beam processing apparatus: An ion beam processing apparatus includes an ion beam irradiation optical system that irradiates a rectangular ion beam to a sample on a first sample stage, an electron beam irradiation optical system that irradiates an electron beam to the sample, and a second sample stage to hold a test piece,... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20130320211 - Inspection system using scanning electron microscope: An inspection system using a scanning electron microscope includes a scanning electron microscope chamber inspecting an object to be inspected by using an electron beam and maintaining a vacuum condition, a stage positioned below the scanning electron microscope chamber to be separated therefrom and mounted with the object to be... Agent:
20130320212 - Wireless, motion and position-sensing, integrating radiation sensor for occupational and environmental dosimetry: Described is a radiation dosimeter including multiple sensor devices (including one or more passive integrating electronic radiation sensor, a MEMS accelerometers, a wireless transmitters and, optionally, a GPS, a thermistor, or other chemical, biological or EMF sensors) and a computer program for the simultaneous detection and wireless transmission of ionizing... Agent: Landauer, Inc.
20130320213 - Infrared detection sensor array and infrared detection device: An infrared detection sensor array according to the present invention is characterized by being provided with a substrate, at least one hole that passes through the substrate, a first infrared detection element provided to one side of the substrate and a second infrared detection element provided on the other side... Agent: Nec Corporation
20130320214 - Liquid component sensor: A liquid component sensor includes: an infrared light source; a detection cell including: two substrates made of material for penetrating an infrared light therethrough and stacked each other; a passage for flowing liquid arranged between facing surfaces of the substrates; and a detection portion for detecting the liquid provided by... Agent: Denso Corporation
20130320215 - Interconnection apparatus and method using terahertz waves: Disclosed herein is an interconnection apparatus and method using terahertz waves. The interconnection apparatus using terahertz waves according to the present invention includes a first terahertz wave generation unit for generating a first transmission terahertz wave, a center frequency of which is a first center frequency, using photomixing. A second... Agent:
20130320216 - Device for detecting foreign matter and method for detecting foreign matter: The present invention provides a device for detecting foreign matter and a method for detecting foreign matter to detect a foreign matter on a surface of an object such as a film of an electrode mixture etc. or a foreign matter contained in the object, thereby to improve the reliability... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20130320217 - Neutron detection device: The present invention is a neutron detection device comprising a neutron detection scintillator composed of a colquiriite-type fluoride single crystal, and a silicon photodiode, characterized in that the single crystal contains only Eu as a lanthanoid and contains 0.80 atom/nm3 or more of 6Li, the content of Eu is 0.0025... Agent: Tokuyama Corporation
20130320218 - Method and system for nuclear imaging using multi-zone detector architecture: A method and system for nuclear imaging normally involves detection of energy by producing bursts of photons in response to interactions involving incident gamma radiation. The detector sensitivity is increased by as much as two orders of magnitude, so that some excess sensitivity can be exchanged to achieve unprecedented spatial... Agent:
20130320219 - Method of inspecting synthetic silicia glass molded body: A method of inspecting a synthetic silica glass molded body includes: irradiating the synthetic silica glass molded body with a spectrum line of an Hg lamp having a wavelength of 248 nm; measuring light emitted by the synthetic silica glass molded body; and a procedure which may include screening a... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20130320222 - Detector array having effective size larger than actual size: One or more techniques and/or systems described herein provide for a detector array having an effective size that is larger than its actual size of its elements, thus reducing costs by reducing materials required. In one embodiment, one or more channels of the detector array are removed (e.g., and filled... Agent:
20130320221 - 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.
20130320220 - Portable radiation detector: A scintillator appliance coupled to a camera aperture of a hand-held electronic device forms a radiation detector. The scintillator appliance includes a phosphor screen layer capable of producing visible light detectable by the digital camera sensor of the hand-held electronic device upon exposure to at least one type of radiation... Agent:
20130320223 - Quantifying nucleic acid in samples: A photometric device (18) for quantifying a nucleic acid in a sample (518) in a tube (58), comprises a light emission unit (28), a sample obtaining unit (38) for holding the tube (58) with the nucleic acid sample (518) and a detection unit (48) wherein the sample obtaining unit (38)... Agent: Qiagen Lake Constance Gmbh
20130320224 - Radiation image capturing device, radiation image capturing system, computer readable medium and radiation image capturing device control method: A radiation image capturing device is provided with plural pixels, a detection unit and a control unit. The pixels are each provided with a sensor portion and a switching element that reads out charges generated at the sensor portion and outputs the charges to a signal line. The detection unit... Agent: Fujifilm Corporatioin
20130320225 - Devices and methods for improved reflective electron beam lithography: A device for reflective electron-beam lithography and methods of producing the same are described. The device includes a substrate, a plurality of conductive layers formed on the substrate, which are parallel to each other and separated by insulating pillar structures, and a plurality of apertures in each conductive layer. Apertures... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
20130320226 - Method and apparatus for scanning a surface of an object using a particle beam: A method of scanning a surface of an object using a particle beam comprises: determining a surface portion of the surface of the object, wherein the surface portion is to be scanned; determining initial positions of a set of raster points within the surface portion; changing the positions of at... Agent: Carl Zeiss Microscopy Gmbh
20130320227 - Multipole and charged particle radiation apparatus using the same: In order to realize a multiple assembled easily with high accuracy, a multipole having assembly accuracy within 10 micrometer and within several seconds of angle is achieved by fixing multipole elements by being guided by grooves provided on an inner side of a cylindrical housing to form the multipole.... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20130320228 - Contamination reduction electrode for particle detector: A charged particle detector arrangement is described. The detector arrangement includes a detection element and a collector electrode configured to collect charged particles released from the detection element upon impact of signal charged particles.... Agent: Ict Integrated Circuit Testing Gesellschaft Fur Halbleiterpruftechnik Gmbh
20130320229 - Imaging and processing for plasma ion source: Applicants have found that energetic neutral particles created by a charged exchange interaction between high energy ions and neutral gas molecules reach the sample in a ion beam system using a plasma source. The energetic neutral create secondary electrons away from the beam impact point. Methods to solve the problem... Agent: Fei Company
20130320230 - Multi charged particle beam writing method and multi charged particle beam writing apparatus: A multi charged particle beam writing method includes calculating first shot positions of multiple beams, each of which includes a distortion amount of an irradiating corresponding beam, in a case of irradiating each beam, based on control grid intervals, calculating first condition positions based on a pre-set condition, each of... Agent: Nuflare Technology, Inc.
20130320231 - Atomic sensor physics package with integrated transmissive and reflective portions along light paths: In one embodiment, a block for a physics package of an atomic sensor is provided. The block comprises one or more sections of optically transparent material defining a vacuum sealed chamber, and including a plurality of transmissive and reflective surfaces to define a plurality of light paths intersecting the vacuum... Agent:
20130320232 - Extreme ultraviolet light generation apparatus and extreme ultraviolet light generation method: An extreme ultraviolet light generation apparatus may include a droplet production device configured to produce a droplet of a target substance in a predetermined traveling direction, a first laser device configured to generate a first laser beam and irradiate the droplet with the first laser beam to diffuse the droplet,... Agent: Gigaphoton Inc.
20130320233 - Flow rectifier for closed pipelines: A channel for a UV irradiation device, in which the UV irradiation device is disposed in a closed channel and an inlet cone is provided in the direction of flow upstream of a UV reactor, which, as part of the wall of the channel, increases the cross section of the... Agent: XylemIPHoldings LLC
20130320234 - Methods and systems for positioning detectors for nuclear medicine imaging: Methods and systems for positioning detectors for Nuclear Medicine (NM) imaging are provided. One system includes a gantry supporting one or more imaging detectors, wherein the gantry has a portion configured for movable operation. The system also includes a table on one side of the gantry configured to support a... Agent: General Electric Company
20130320235 - Uv curing system for semiconductors: Embodiments of an ultraviolet (UV) curing system for treating a semiconductor substrate such as a wafer are disclosed. The curing system generally includes a processing chamber, a wafer support for holding a wafer in the chamber, a UV radiation source disposed above the chamber, and a UV transparent window interspersed... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
20130320236 - Image display device: An image display device includes an excitation light source; a fluorescent screen including a plurality of phosphor regions that are repeatedly formed in an in-plane direction and a retro-reflection region that reflects a part of incident light in the opposite direction of the incident light; a scanning unit that scans... Agent:
20130320237 - Oil detection process: A process for detecting oil or lubricant contamination in a manufactured product, the process comprising adding a fluorescent taggant to oils or lubricants contained in processing machinery for the product, irradiating the product with radiation, such as infrared or ultraviolet radiation, and detecting radiation emitted from the irradiated product.... Agent:
20130320238 - Phosphor sheet and auxiliary transport member: A phosphor sheet includes a flexible substrate; a phosphor layer formed on a front face of the substrate, and plural magnets provided on a back face of the substrate.... Agent:
20130320239 - Portable reader for a dosimeter: Described is a dosimeter reader for reading a plurality of optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) sensors of a dosimeter sled and for reading an RFID tag on the dosimeter sled.... Agent: Landauer, Inc.
20130320240 - Curved scintillation crystal array: Partially and completely curved and spherical scintillation arrays are described. These arrays can provide improved imaging of a variety of subjects and objects.... Agent:
20130320241 - Window with uv-treated low-e coating and method of making same: A coated article includes a low-emissivity (low-E) coating supported by a substrate (e.g., glass substrate) for use in a window, where the low-E coating is exposed to ultraviolet (UV) radiation in order to improve the coating's and thus the coated article's electrical, optical and/or thermal blocking properties. Exposing the low-E... Agent: Guardian Industries Corp.
20130320242 - Process for producing doped gallium arsenide substrate wafers having low optical absorption coefficient: A process is disclosed for producing a doped gallium arsenide single crystal by melting a gallium arsenide starting material and subsequently solidifying the gallium arsenide melt, wherein the gallium arsenide melt contains an excess of gallium relative to the stoichiometric composition, and wherein it is provided for a boron concentration... Agent: Freiberger Compound Materials Gmbh
20130320243 - Efficient scan for e-beam lithography: The present disclosure provides a method of increasing the wafer throughput by an electron beam lithography system. The method includes scanning a wafer using the maximum scan slit width (MSSW) of the electron beam writer. By constraining the integrated circuit (IC) field size to allow the MSSW to cover a... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
20130320244 - System and method to optimize extreme ultraviolet light generation: Energy output from a laser-produced plasma (LPP) extreme ultraviolet light (EUV) system varies based on how well the laser beam can maintain focus on a target material to generate the plasma that gives off light. The system and method described herein optimize EUV light generation by using a closed-loop gradient... Agent: Cymer, Inc.
20130320245 - Particle-beam energy changing apparatus, particle beam therapy system including the same, and method of changing particle beam energy: There is provided a particle-beam energy changing apparatus that is capable of changing energy of a particle beam quickly and silently, in which a first energy changing unit and a second energy changing unit for changing energy of a particle beam passing therethrough by varying thicknesses of their attenuators attenuating... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20130320246 - Radiation shield with disposable sterile drape for protecting the hands and arms during interventional cardiovascular fluoroscopy: A radiation blocking shied for the hands of a clinical operator of fluoroscopic equipment during extended surgery or diagnostic testing.... Agent:
20130320248 - Liquid consumption device: A liquid consumption device of the present invention has a holder in which an opening section is provided in a position to face a prism of an ink cartridge, a light emitting section, and a light receiving section. The holder has a region that changes a light amount of the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20130320247 - Liquid consumption device and method for controlling liquid consumption device: A printing device has a detecting section in which a light emitting section and a light receiving section are provided, liquid reservoirs for storing liquid in which a prism is provided to reflect light emitted from the light emitting section corresponding a remaining state of the liquid, and a control... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation11/28/2013 > 42 patent applications in 30 patent subcategories.
20130313406 - Solution searching system by quantum dots: There are provided a quantum dot, a plurality of quantum dots having a larger volume than the quantum dot, a light detection unit for detecting a light emission state of an output light from the quantum dot, and a light supply unit capable of supplying a control light to the... Agent:
20130313407 - Arrangement and method for detecting and indicating laser radiation: The invention relates to an arrangement and a method for detecting and indicating laser radiation comprising a laser device (36) producing the laser radiation, such as rotation lasers or line lasers, and an indicating device (22) with at least one laser beam detector and at least one indicating element (26,... Agent:
20130313409 - Method and apparatus providing pixel storage gate charge sensing for electronic stabilization in imagers: An imaging device that stores charge from a photosensor under at least one storage gate. A driver used to operate the at least one storage gate, senses how much charge was transferred to the storage gate. The sensed charge is used to obtain at least one signature of the image... Agent:
20130313411 - Solid-state imaging element and camera system: Disclosed herein is a solid-state imaging element including a pixel unit configured to include a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix and a pixel signal readout unit configured to include an analog-digital conversion unit that carries out analog-digital conversion of a pixel signal read out from the pixel unit.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130313410 - Solid-state imaging element, method of driving solid-state imaging element, and imaging device: A solid-state imaging element 100 includes a control unit 104 that performs, in each frame, driving to inject electric charge into a storage unit 11 from a power source supplying reset voltage by controlling the reset voltage supplied to a reset Tr 31 and to discharge some of the electric... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20130313408 - Spatially resolved spectral-imaging device: A spatially resolved spectral device comprising a dispersive array to receive an incident light comprising a principal ray. The dispersive array comprising a plurality of dichroic layers, each of the plurality of dichroic layers disposed in a path of a direction of the principal ray. Each of the plurality of... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California
20130313412 - Semiconductor device: A semiconductor device obtains highly accurate image data regardless of the intensity of incident light. The semiconductor device includes a first photo sensor provided in a pixel, a second photo sensor provided around the pixel, and a controller for setting the drive condition of the first photo sensor in accordance... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20130313413 - Photoelectric conversion apparatus: A photoelectric conversion apparatus has: a plurality of pixels having mutually different color filters, and generating pixel signals by a photoelectric conversion; a color selecting switch for selecting the pixel signals generated by the plurality of pixels having mutually different color filters; a first amplifier circuit for amplifying at mutually... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130313414 - Semiconductor photomultiplier and readout method: A silicon photomultiplier device is provided. The device comprises a plurality of photosensitive cells each having a photo-detector, a quench resistive load and a first stage capacitive load. The device is arranged in a three electrode connection configuration comprising first and second electrodes arranged to operably provide a biasing of... Agent:
20130313415 - Easily assembled optical-electrical converting device: An optical-electrical converting device includes a printed circuit board (PCB), a light emitting module, a light receiving module, an optical coupling lens, and a locating frame positioned on the PCB. The PCB has two first locating elements. The optical coupling lens includes a first converging lens and a second converging... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20130313416 - Display device and optical inputting device: A display device includes an upper substrate, a lower substrate disposed opposite to the upper substrate, a photosensor disposed between the upper substrate and the lower substrate, a polarizer disposed on the upper substrate, and a retarder disposed on the polarizer, where light of elliptical polarization from outside is converted... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
20130313417 - Light emission detection device and method of manufacturing the same: A light emission detection device having a flow path from which light to be detected is emitted is provided. The device includes a detection-side substrate having a joining surface and a detection surface provided opposite the joining surface, the joining surface having a depression and a light-shielding film provided over... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130313418 - Refined optical system: Selected scene regions are imaged. IMAGING CHANNEL: mirrors (preferably MEMS) address an imaging sensor to regions. CALIBRATION CHANNEL: the mirrors direct radiation from a source to a calibration sensor, along an imaging-channel segment. Beam splitter(s) let the channels share optical path at the mirrors. To minimize imaging-channel diffractive blur, the... Agent:
20130313419 - Surface contamination monitoring system and method: A surface contamination monitoring system/method configured to correct the detected the radioactive net count rate (NCR) value of a whole-body surface contamination monitoring device based on monitored subject height and thickness is disclosed. The system includes a height detection means for determining the height of a monitored subject and a... Agent: Canberra Industries, Inc.
20130313420 - Combined sonic/pulsed neutron cased hole logging tool: A through casing formation evaluation tool string 1000, 2000, 3000 including a conveyance string 100, a sonic array tool 200, a pulsed neutron tool 400 and one or more downhole memory modules 160, 540, 550. A method of through casing formation evaluation and casing and cementing integrity evaluation includes lowering... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
20130313421 - Ion guide and mass spectrometry device: An electrode changeover switch which switches the connection state of electrodes is provided in the wiring path between eight electrodes through, arranged rotation-symmetrically about ion optical axis, and voltage generation switch which generates square wave high voltage ±V. When switch is switched as shown in the drawing, two circumferentially adjacent... Agent: Shimadzu Corporation
20130313422 - Microchannel plate: The present invention relates to a low-resistance MCP with an expanded dynamic range and excellent environment resistance, in comparison with the conventional technology. The MCP has a double structure composed of hollow first cladding glasses whose inner wall surfaces function as channel walls, and a second cladding glass having an... Agent:
20130313423 - Advanced debris mitigation of euv light source: Systems and methods for debris mitigation in an EUV light source for semiconductor processes are disclosed. Pulsed DC electric fields are applied to the path of EUV light to reject ions from the EUV path. The pulsed DC fields are triggered to coincide with the presence of debris in the... Agent: Kla -tencor Corporation
20130313425 - Electrostatic trap mass spectrometer with improved ion injection: A method of mass spectral analysis in an analytical electrostatic trap (14) is disclosed. The electrostatic trap (14) defines an electrostatic field volume and includes trap electrodes having static and non-ramped potentials. The method comprises injecting a continuous ion beam into the electrostatic field volume.... Agent: Leco Corporation
20130313424 - Multireflection time-of-flight mass spectrometer: A method of reflecting ions in a multireflection time of flight mass spectrometer is disclosed. The method includes guiding ions toward an ion mirror having multiple electrodes, and applying a voltage to the ion mirror electrodes to create an electric field that causes the mean trajectory of the ions to... Agent:
20130313426 - Signal extraction circuits and methods for ion mobility tube, and ion mobility detectors: Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to substance detection technology, and to signal extraction circuits and methods for ion mobility tubes, and ion mobility detectors, which can solve the problem with the conventional technologies that it is difficult to design and manufacture the leadout circuit for the pulsed voltage on... Agent: Tsinghua University
20130313427 - Quadrupole mass spectrometer: A quadrupole power source which applies a voltage to each electrode (2a-2d) of a quadrupole mass filter (2) receives inputs of an m/z-axis correction coefficient Mcomp1 and a V-voltage correction coefficient Vcomp1 in addition to a power supply controlling voltage Qcont according to the m/z of a target ion. Vcomp1... Agent:
20130313430 - Charged particle beam device: A charged particle beam device that adopts a thin film which partitions a vacuum atmosphere and the air atmosphere (or gaseous atmosphere) includes a charged particle optical lens barrel in which a charged particle optical system is stored, a housing in which a route along which a primary charged particle... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20130313429 - Method and apparatus for inspecting sample surface: Provided is a method and an apparatus for inspecting a sample surface with high accuracy. Provided is a method for inspecting a sample surface by using an electron beam method sample surface inspection apparatus, in which an electron beam generated by an electron gun of the electron beam method sample... Agent: Ebara Corporation
20130313428 - Phase plate for a tem: The phase plate is equipped with a film in the form of an annulus, carried by a much thinner film. As a result only in a small spatial frequency range (for low frequencies) the phase is changed (and thus the CTF), and for other spatial frequencies the phase shift is... Agent: Fei Company
20130313431 - Electron microscope: Provided is an electron microscope capable of enhancing a magnetic shield function even though the structure thereof has an objective tens that projects into a sample chamber space. The electron microscope includes: an objective lens (6) which focuses an electron beam to irradiate a sample (4) with; a sample chamber... Agent:
20130313432 - Interference electron microscope: In an interference electron microscope, a first electron biprism is disposed between an acceleration tube and an illumination-lens system, a mask is disposed between the acceleration tube and the first electron biprism, and the first electron biprism is arranged in a shadow that the mask forms. Current densities of first... Agent:
20130313433 - Infrared-based vehicle component imaging and analysis: An improved system for evaluating one or more components of a vehicle is provided. The system includes a set of imaging devices configured to acquire image data based on infrared emissions of at least one vehicle component of the vehicle as it moves through a field of view of at... Agent: International Electronic Machines Corporation
20130313435 - Method and device for measuring electromagnetic wave: A waveform acquiring unit acquires a time waveform of an electromagnetic wave. The time waveform is decomposed into wavelet expansion coefficients by wavelet transform. Influence levels of the respective wavelet expansion coefficients to a spectrum are calculated. The wavelet expansion coefficients are weighted based on at least the influence levels... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130313436 - Laser gas analyzer: The invention relates to a device for measuring the concentration of a molecule, such as CO, NO or NO2, in a gaseous atmosphere at a temperature above 1200° C. in a chamber, said molecule having an absorption line at a wavelength between 4 and 8 μm, said device comprising an... Agent: Saint-gobain Glass France
20130313437 - Positron tomography imaging apparatus and method for multiphase flow: The present invention relates to a positron tomography imaging apparatus for a multiphase flow in an oil pipeline, which apparatus utilizes positron and electron annihilation generating a pair of coincidence gamma-rays of 511 keV energy as tomography imaging means and provides an on-line tomography imaging function for metering a multiphase... Agent: Lanzhou Haimo Technologies Co., Ltd.
20130313438 - Radiological image detection device: A scintillator includes a plurality of columnar crystals. A surface protection film is made of poly-para-xylyene and covers a surface of the scintillator, and the front ends of the columnar crystals penetrate thereinto. A photoelectric conversion panel includes a glass substrate and an element unit formed on the glass substrate.... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20130313439 - Radiological image detection device: The present invention provides a radiation detecting element and a radiographic imaging device that may reliably detect irradiation of radiation even when a region where radiation is irradiated is set narrowly. Namely, the present invention provides a radiation detection element and a radiographic imaging apparatus, in which radiographic imaging pixels... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20130313440 - Solid-state laser and inspection system using 193nm laser: Improved laser systems and associated techniques generate an ultra-violet (UV) wavelength of approximately 193.368 nm from a fundamental vacuum wavelength near 1064 nm. Preferred embodiments separate out an unconsumed portion of an input wavelength to at least one stage and redirect that unconsumed portion for use in another stage. The... Agent: Kla-tencor Corporation
20130313441 - Soft error detection: An apparatus includes a first radiation detector to generate a first signal when a first radiation level is exceeded and a second radiation detector to generate a second signal when a second radiation level is exceeded. The second radiation level is greater than the first radiation level. A first circuit... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130313442 - Photoemission monitoring of euv mirror and mask surface contamination in actinic euv systems: Photoelectron emission mapping systems for use with EUV (extreme ultraviolet) mask inspection and lithography systems are described. The mapping systems may be used to provide photoelectron emission maps for EUV photolithography masks and/or EUV mirrors. The systems use EUV photoelectron sources used for mask inspection or photolithography to impinge EUV... Agent: Kla-tencor Corporation, A Delaware Corporation
20130313443 - Excited gas injection for ion implant control: An ion source includes an ion chamber housing defining an ion source chamber, the ion chamber housing having a side with a plurality of apertures. The ion source also includes an antechamber housing defining an antechamber. The antechamber housing shares the side with the plurality of apertures with the ion... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.
20130313444 - Method and apparatus for testing luminescent films: A structure for testing a luminescent film includes a Lambertian light source, an integrating sphere having an input port, and a measuring device. The Lambertian light source includes a mixing chamber having an input port and an output port, and a light emitter coupled to the input port. During testing... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20130313445 - Lamp that is capable of curing nail products using either a led light source or a uv light source all in one machine: Right now, some nail products can cure in a UV Lamp for several minutes OR LED Lamp for several seconds. The LED products are new to the Industry. Nail Technicians are frustrated that they will need TWO units. One to cure with LED bulbs in it. And one to cure... Agent:
20130313447 - Opto-coupler: An optoelectronic device is disclosed. The optoelectronic device may be employed as a single or multi-channel opto-coupler that electrically isolates one circuit from another circuit. The opto-coupler may include one or more light guides and an insulative tape that helps define a shape of the one or more light guides.... Agent: Avago Technologies GeneralIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20130313446 - Semiconductor device: A semiconductor device including: a filter circuit to subdivide and output the received signal as a first signal with a relatively low frequency and a second signal with a relatively high frequency; a first channel containing a photocoupler to convey the first signal output from the filter circuit; a second... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20130313448 - Light splitting and detecting system: A light splitting and detecting system including at least one light splitting and detecting apparatus is provided. The light splitting and detecting apparatus is capable of receiving a first wavelength optical signal and a second wavelength optical signal. The light splitting and detecting apparatus includes a filter, light detecting unit,... Agent: Sintai Optical (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.11/21/2013 > 51 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories.
20130306836 - Techniques for monitoring solar array performance and applications thereof: An automated method to monitor performance of a terrestrial solar cell array tracking the sun. The solar cell system includes drive means that adjust a position of the array along different respective axes with respect to the sun using the drive means. The techniques include predicting the position of the... Agent: Suncore Photovoltaics, Inc.
20130306837 - Optical-electrical converting device: An optical-electrical converting device includes a substrate, an electrical circuit layer, at least one auxiliary pad, and an optical-electrical converting lens. The electrical circuit layer includes at least one circuit portion. The optical-electrical lens includes at least one first supporting portion and at least one second supporting portion. Each of... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20130306839 - Photodetector: Provided is a photodetector including a light receiving portion that accumulates and outputs the amount of received observation light as electric charges; an offset portion that adds an offset signal to an output signal from the light receiving portion; an AD conversion portion that AD-converts the sum of the output... Agent:
20130306838 - Variable-wavelength interference filter, optical filter device, optical module and electronic apparatus: A variable-wavelength interference filter includes: a first substrate; a second substrate facing the first substrate; a first reflection layer provided on a surface facing the second substrate, of the first substrate; a second reflection layer which is provided on a surface facing the first substrate, of the second substrate, and... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20130306840 - Device, method and system for detecting nuclear radiation levels: A mobile electronic device for detecting nuclear radiation levels, where the device has image capturing means comprising a sensor capable of receiving nuclear radiation and converting same to a value indicative of the nuclear radiation level. The device also comprises a shutter translatable from a first orientation covering the sensor... Agent:
20130306843 - Memory-enhanced image sensor: An image sensor IC may have a non-volatile memory for several functions. The functions may include storing control parameters for a camera autofocus module, part tracking data, and data for defect correction or color science. The non-volatile memory can in particular be an antifuse non-volatile memory, which may not need... Agent:
20130306841 - Solid-state image device, method of driving solid-state imaging device, and electronic system: A solid-state imaging device includes: a pixel array section in which a plurality of pixels including an amplification transistor configured to amplify a signal based on a photoelectric charge in accordance with an amount of received light are disposed; through vertical signal lines of the pixel array section, a bias-current... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130306842 - Table installing device: A table installing device includes a fixing member fixed to a projector; a first holding member that holds the projector by holding the fixing member, and is installed so as to stand up with respect to a top plate upper surface of the table; a second holding member that is... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20130306844 - Light-trapping sheet, and light-receiving device and light-emitting device using the same: A light-trapping sheet of the present disclosure includes: a plurality of light-transmitting sheets each having first and second principal surfaces; and a plurality of light-coupling structures arranged in an inner portion of each of the plurality of light-transmitting sheets at a first and second distance from the first and second... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130306845 - Transmission and reception unit and rotary encoder comprising same: The invention relates to a transmission and reception unit for the detection of an angle of rotation comprising a light transmitter (20), a light receiver (22) and a transparent support (24) which is arranged therebetween and which lies areally on the light receiver (22) and covers it, wherein the light... Agent: Sick Stegmann Gmbh
20130306848 - Assembly for monitoring output characteristics of a modulator: A photonic assembly is described. The assembly comprises a substrate. An optical modulator (100) in or on the substrate has an output port coupled to an output waveguide (106) mounted in or on the substrate. A spiller waveguide (107, 108) is mounted in or on the substrate. The spiller waveguide... Agent: Oclaro Technology Limited
20130306846 - Optical fiber connector including light transcivers: An optical fiber connector is positioned on a printed circuit board (PCB) and includes a main body, a number of slots, and a number of optical fibers. The main body includes a number of light transceivers. Each of the light transceivers includes a light transmitting module and a light receiving... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20130306847 - Optical transmission module and circuit board including same: An exemplary optical transmission module includes a flexible printed circuit board (FPCB). The FPCB includes a first end and a second end, and defines a receiving groove between the first end and the second end. The optical transmission module further includes an electrical-optical converter (E/O converter) set on the FPCB... Agent:
20130306849 - Encoder, optical module, and servo system: This disclosure discloses an encoder. The encoder includes a slit array and an optical module. The optical module includes a point light source and a light receiving array comprising a plurality of light receiving elements arranged side by side along the measurement axis and arranged around the point light source... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Yaskawa Denki
20130306850 - Indexed optical encoder, method for indexing an optical encoder, and method for dynamically adjusting gain and offset in an optical encoder: An optical encoder may include an encoder disk, an illumination system, and a detector to detect light diffracted from the encoder disk. The encoder disk may include a signal track comprising a diffraction grating, and an index track comprising a reflective index mark, wherein a width of the index mark... Agent: Faro Technologies Inc.
20130306851 - Detection and correction of a loss of calibration of microbolometer thermal imaging radiometers: A method detects a loss of calibration of a thermal imaging radiometer including an array of imaging microbolometers and a gauge microbolometer. The detection method includes applying a first and a second electrical stimulation to the gauge microbolometer to bring it to a first and a second predetermined temperature, followed... Agent: Institut National D'optique
20130306852 - Microchannel plate: The present invention relates to a low-resistance MCP with an expanded dynamic range and excellent environment resistance, in comparison with the conventional technology. The MCP has a double structure composed of hollow first cladding glasses whose inner wall surfaces function as channel walls, and a second cladding glass having a... Agent: Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
20130306853 - Analyzing target analytes in a sample using mass spectroscopy: A method for determining an amount of an analyte in a sample by mass spectrometry can include the steps of (i) ionizing an analyte from the sample and a deuterated analog of the analyte, to produce an analyte ion and a deuterated analog ion, where the deuterated analog undergoes fragmentation... Agent:
20130306855 - Efficient detection of ion species utilizing fluorescence and optics: The present disclosure relates to mass spectrometers and ion mobility spectrometers and methods for utilizing them and, in particular, to efficient detection of large size ionic species by attaching fluorescent agents to such species and utilizing high intensity light and appropriate optics to define a detection plane. A mechanism to... Agent: Fasmatech Science & Technology Sa
20130306854 - Gelc-ms using stain free technology: Disclosed herein is a method of preparing a protein sample for mass spectroscopy. The method includes separating proteins of the sample on an electrophoresis gel; contacting the proteins with a halo-substituted organic compound; exposing the gel to UV light; detecting fluorescence emitted from the electrophoresis gel; excising at least one... Agent:
20130306857 - Method and system for mass spectrometry: A molecular weight is determined from an actually measured mass spectrum of a target substance, and a database search is performed to extract candidates of a chemical structural formula corresponding to the molecular weight (S2, S3). By using an algorithm for predicting a dissociation pattern, product ions to be produced... Agent:
20130306856 - System and methods for ionizing compounds using matrix-assistance for mass spectometry and ion mobility spectometry: An ionization method for use with mass spectrometry or ion mobility spectrometry is a small molecule compound(s) as a matrix into which is incorporated analyte. The matrix has attributes of sublimation or evaporation when placed in vacuum at or near room temperature and produces both positive and negative charges. Placing... Agent:
20130306858 - Asymmetric field ion mobility in a linear geometry ion trap: A linear ion trap is disclosed wherein an asymmetric voltage waveform is applied to electrodes forming the ion trap which causes ions to become radially separated according to their differential ion mobility. An axial potential barrier is arranged at the exit of the ion trap such that ions having a... Agent: Micromass Uk Limited
20130306859 - Tandem time-of-flight mass spectrometer and method of mass spectrometry using the same: A tandem time-of-flight mass spectrometer is offered which can perform MS/MS measurements efficiently without sample wastage by ingeniously combining flight time ranges required by precursor ions with measurement times actually taken to measure the precursor ions. The mass spectrometer has an array input means for causing the flight time ranges... Agent: Jeol Ltd.
20130306860 - Control of gas flow in high field asymmetric waveform ion mobility spectrometry: A High Field Asymmetric Waveform ion Mobility Spectrometry (FAIMS) apparatus comprises (a) a first and a second gas inlet; a)) an expansion chamber receiving ions from an ion source and the first and second gas flows from the first and second gas inlets, respectively; (c) an outer electrode having a... Agent:
20130306861 - Ion guide with different order multipolar field order distributions across like segments: The present disclosure relates to mass spectrometers and, in particular, multipole ion guides and control units that set the RF and DC potentials at the ion guide to, among other uses, radially confine an ion beam. In an exemplary embodiment, the ion guide includes a plurality of circumferentially arranged elongated... Agent: Fasmatech Science & Technology Sa
20130306862 - Automated slice milling for viewing a feature: A method and apparatus for performing a slice and view technique with a dual beam system. The feature of interest in an image of a sample is located by machine vision, and the area to be milled and imaged in a subsequent slice and view iteration is determined through analysis... Agent: Fei Company
20130306863 - Element for fast magnetic beam deflection: A deflector system for fast magnetic deflection of a charged particle beam is described. The deflector system includes a tube for separating the beam from the magnetic deflector coil arrangement, the tube having a middle section, at least a first end section, and a second end section, wherein a wall... Agent: Ict Integrated Circuit Testing Gesellschaft Fur Halbleiterpruftechnik Gmbh
20130306865 - Method for evaluating polymer material: The method for evaluating a polymer material which is a polymer material containing the polymer compound and the filler and of which at least an upper surface is a flat surface. The polymer material 1 is cut in a direction at an angle α of 1 to 60° with respect... Agent: Bridgestone Corporation
20130306864 - Scanning electron microscope: In conventional electron microscopes, orthogonality has been defined for each electron microscope individually in such a manner that a lattice sample is observed, and correction is applied to a control circuit so that the sample is observed as being orthogonal on a screen. Further, the correction has been determined by... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20130306866 - Scanning electron microscope: The present invention has an object to provide a scanning electron microscope which suppresses a potential gradient produced by preliminary charge without changing lens conditions of an electron microscope. As an aspect to achieve the above object, there is proposed a scanning electron microscope in which a scanning deflector is... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20130306867 - Microchannel plate: The present invention relates to an MCP with sufficient physical strength and high detection efficiency. The MCP has a double cladding structure composed of first cladding glasses each of which has a through hole serving as a channel, and a second cladding glass having a high acid resistance and employing... Agent: Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
20130306868 - Infrared ray sensor package, infrared ray sensor module, and electronic device: According to the present invention, the gas adsorption capability of a getter can be maintained while the characteristics of an infrared ray sensor element are prevented from being deteriorated. An infrared ray sensor package has an infrared ray sensor element, a base substrate, a housing, an infrared ray transmission window,... Agent: Nec Corporation
20130306869 - Improved-efficiency fibre-coupled terahertz system: A terahertz system can be configured for producing and coherently detecting terahertz radiation. The system can comprise a laser light source and two THz antennas, a first of which is used as a transmission antenna and a second of which is used as a receiver antenna, which are each optically... Agent: Fraunhofe-gesellschaft Zur Fö Rderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.
20130306870 - Carbon nanotube compositions and methods of making and using same: Carbon nanotube compositions suitable for printing, methods of making carbon nanotube compositions, and substrates having a print thereon containing carbon nanotube compositions, and uses thereof. The carbon nanotubes of the compositions are individualized. The carbon nanotube compositions can be used in applications, such as document security.... Agent: University Of Maryland
20130306871 - Methods, apparatus and media for determining a shape of an irradiance pulse to which a workpiece is to be exposed: A method and system for determining a shape of an irradiance pulse to which a semiconductor wafer is to be exposed during a thermal cycle are disclosed. The method includes receiving, with a processor circuit, thermal cycle parameters specifying requirements of the thermal cycle, and determining, with the processor circuit,... Agent: Mattson Technology, Inc.
20130306872 - Low-cost measurement system for photopolymer film polymerization monitoring: A monitoring device includes a light source, an optical filter, and an optical detector. The monitoring device may monitor curing processes, such as ultraviolet (UV) curing processes to determine the progression of the level of cure of a light-activated material to a substrate. The light source emits light toward a... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
20130306873 - Radiation detecting panel: A radiation detecting panel is provided. This panel includes a substrate including a pixel region and a pad region, a scintillating layer configured to convert radiation into visible rays, a photoelectric device configured to convert the visible rays into currents in each pixel, a switching device configured to control output... Agent: Rayence Co.ltd
20130306876 - Radiation detector: Provided is a radiation detector that prevents a decline in detection efficiency as well as having excellent temporal characteristics. The radiation detector 1, which detects a radiation, includes a scintillator array 10 having a plurality of scintillator cells 11, a photodetector array 20 having a plurality of photodetectors 21, and... Agent: Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
20130306875 - Tiled x-ray imager panel and method of forming the same: A tiled imager panel is disclosed. In certain embodiments, the tiled imager panel is formed from separate imager chips that are mechanically tiled together so as to minimize the gap between the tiled imager chips. In addition, in certain embodiments, a scintillator material associated with the tiled imager panel is... Agent: General Electric Company
20130306877 - X-ray detector: An x-ray detector, especially for a computed tomograph, includes a number of detector modules arranged next to one another in a stacking direction with a front side, which during operation is oriented towards an x-ray source, and with a rear side lying opposite the front side. For screening against x-rays... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20130306878 - Electrode of electrostatic lens and method of manufacturing the same: An electrode to be used for an electrostatic lens, wherein the electrode at least includes: a first substrate having a first through-hole and a second substrate having a second through-hole; the first substrate having a thickness smaller than the second substrate; the first through-hole having a diameter smaller than the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130306880 - Illumination aperture diaphragm: An illumination aperture diaphragm 100A which is used in a light source device to simultaneously observe a subject image formed by reflected illumination light in the visible light region and a fluorescence image from a fluorescent substance in a subject has a filter region 1 formed in a flat plate-like... Agent:
20130306879 - Line sensor unit and automatic transaction apparatus: A line sensor unit includes: a first light source configured to emit excitation light that excites a fluorescent substance; a second light source configured to emit non-excitation light that does not excite the fluorescent substance; a line sensor configured to receive light from a medium obtained by irradiating the medium... Agent: Fujitsu Frontech Limited
20130306881 - Sensitive charge for passive dosimetry, dosimeter comprising such a sensitive charge and system for reading by illumination for such a sensitive charge: Sensitive charge for passive dosimeter includes a plurality of flexible photostimulable screens designed to be stacked inside a dosimeter casing and each having a radiosensitive layer of radiophotoluminescent material which can therefore be read differentially by illumination. The screens being integral with a foldable support having two configurations, namely a... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20130306883 - Accelerated uv irradiation test on coatings: The present disclosure is directed to a process for testing UV irradiation on a target coating. The process provides high UV irradiation having one or more UV irradiation wavelengths in a range of from 250 nm to 450 nm and a peak irradiation power in a range of from 400... Agent: E.i.dupont De Nemours And Company
20130306882 - Multipurpose device for transmitting radiation from a source to an object: A multipurpose device for transmitting radiation from a source to an object comprises two antennas, each designed as a truncated segment of a spherical or cylindrical surface, a radiation source provided in the aperture plane of one of the antennas, and an object placed in the combined focal area of... Agent:
20130306884 - Method and system for forming non-manhattan patterns using variable shaped beam lithography: A method and system for fracturing or mask data preparation or proximity effect correction is disclosed in which a series of charged particle beam shots is determined, where the series of shots is capable of forming a continuous non-manhattan track on a surface, such that the non-manhattan track has a... Agent: D2s, Inc.
20130306885 - Soft error resistant circuitry: An assembly includes an integrated circuit, a film layer disposed over the integrated circuit and having a thickness of at least 50 microns, and a thermal neutron absorber layer comprising at least 0.5% thermal neutron absorber. The thermal neutron absorber layer can be a glass layer or can include a... Agent: Spansion LLC
20130306886 - Input circuit for industrial control with low heat dissipation: An I/O circuit for use with an industrial controller provides an input circuit with low power dissipation through the use of a series connected substantially nonresistance impedance. An AC waveform input activates a light emitting diode (LED) bridge to provide an optical signal which illuminates a photosensitive solid-state switch thereby... Agent:11/14/2013 > 51 patent applications in 31 patent subcategories.
20130299673 - Discriminating photo counts and dark counts in an avalanche photodiode output: The output of an avalanche photodiode (APD) comprises a “photocurrent” component comprising photon initiated events resulting from the interaction of photons with the APD and a “dark current” component comprising dark carrier events arising in the APD even when the APD is not exposed to light. Differences in the pulse... Agent:
20130299676 - A/d conversion circuit and solid-state imaging device: An A/D conversion circuit and a solid-state imaging device are able to reduce current consumption, and two input terminals of a NAND element included in a latch circuit receive a corresponding one of a plurality of clock signals and an enable signal. The enable signal is not input to the... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20130299674 - Digital pixel sensor with reduced noise: An apparatus and method for forming a digital image are disclosed. The apparatus includes a plurality of pixel sensors and a controller. Each sensor includes a photodiode, a floating diffusion node that can be selectively connected to said photodiode or a reset voltage, and an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) connected to... Agent:
20130299677 - Image taking device and camera system: An image sensor includes a plurality of pixels, a plurality of sense circuits, and a count circuit. Each sense circuit is configured to read out electrical signals from at least one pixel associated with the sense circuit in order to generate data representing whether or not photons have been received... Agent:
20130299679 - Solid-state image pickup device and method of driving solid-state image pickup device: A controlling section causes a charge of a photodiode to be output to an integration circuit by bringing a readout switch into a connected state, and then brings the readout switch into a non-connected state. Thereafter, a voltage value is output to a holding circuit from the integration circuit. After... Agent: Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
20130299678 - Solid-state imaging apparatus and imaging system: An imaging apparatus has an imaging area formed by arranging a plurality of imaging blocks each including a pixel array, a plurality of vertical signal lines, a horizontal output line commonly provided for the plurality of vertical signal lines to read out signals read out to the plurality of vertical... Agent:
20130299675 - Solid-state imaging device, method for manufacturing the same, and imaging apparatus: Realization of an adequate hole accumulation layer and reduction in dark current are allowed to become mutually compatible. A solid-state imaging device 1 having a light-receiving portion 12 to photoelectrically convert incident light is characterized by including a film 21, which is disposed on a light-receiving surface 12s of the... Agent:
20130299680 - Sensor pixels, arrays and array systems and methods therefor: One sensor pixel includes amplifying transistor, coupled between first bias line and data line; switch transistor, operated by control line and coupled between data line and gate of amplifying transistor; storage capacitor, coupled to second bias line; and sensor being coupled to gate of amplifying transistor. Another sensor pixel includes... Agent:
20130299681 - Paper size detection device and detection method thereof: A paper size detection device includes a central switch, at least two switches disposed to two opposite sides of the central switch at intervals, and at least a sensor corresponding to the two switches located at the two opposite sides of the central switch. The sensor can be designated as... Agent:
20130299683 - Optical connecting member and optical module: An optical connecting member includes a board chip, an optical element mounted on the board chip, and a lens member including a lens part optically connected to the optical element. An accommodating space for accommodating the optical element is formed between the lens member and the board chip. The accommodating... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20130299682 - Optical lens assembly and optical devices thereof: In one embodiment, an optical lens assembly comprising a primary lens and an optical structure located at an outer portion of the lens is disclosed. The primary lens is configured to direct a substantial amount of light to a predetermined first distance whereas the optical structure is configured to direct... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20130299684 - Light-trapping sheet and rod, and light-receiving device and light-emitting device using the same: A light-trapping sheet of the present disclosure includes: a light-transmitting sheet; and light-coupling structures arranged in an inner portion of the light-transmitting sheet. The light-coupling structure includes first, second and third light-transmitting layers. A refractive index of the first and second light-transmitting layers is smaller than that of the light-transmitting... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130299685 - Light-receiving device having light-trapping sheet: A light-receiving device of the present disclosure includes a light-trapping sheet, and a photoelectric conversion section optically coupled thereto. The light-trapping sheet includes: a light-transmitting sheet; and a plurality of light-coupling structures arranged in an inner portion of the light-transmitting sheet. The light-coupling structure includes first, second and third light-transmitting... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130299686 - Luminometer and methods of operation: The present invention is directed to a luminometer and methods which provides simple and effective measurement of a plurality of wells in a plurality of strips in an automatic fashion. The luminometer may be used in CLIA (Chemi Luminescent Immuno Assays). The luminometer allows for CLIA micro strip reading, and... Agent: Awareness Technology, Inc.
20130299687 - Neutron wellbore imaging tool: A method and apparatus for obtaining neutron images of a rock formation are provided. The neutron images can be obtained from a tool which need not rotate to obtain neutron data from a plurality of azimuthal orientations.... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20130299691 - Ion source with surface coating: A mass spectrometer includes an Electron Impact (“EI”) or a Chemical Ionisation (“CI”) ion source, and the ion source includes a first coating or surface. The first coating or surface is formed of a metallic carbide, a metallic boride, a ceramic or DLC, or an ion-implanted transition metal.... Agent:
20130299689 - Linear ion trap for radial amplitude assisted transfer: Systems, methods and apparatus for radial amplitude assisted transfer (RAAT) in mass spectrometers are provided in which ions for RAAT are accelerated along a longitudinal axis of a mass spectrometer in order to decrease the magnitude of excitation energy of radially excited ions in an ion trap that allows the... Agent:
20130299692 - Mass spectrometry method, ion production device, and mass spectrometry system: A mass spectrometry method of the present invention is such that a sample is heated to generate a gas and an ion that is produced from the gas is introduced into a mass spectrometer by using DART so that mass spectrometry is conducted.... Agent: Shiseido Company, Ltd.
20130299690 - Method for enhancing the resolving power of ion mobility separations over a limited mobility range: A method for raising the resolving power, specificity, and peak capacity of conventional ion mobility spectrometry is disclosed. Ions are separated in a dynamic electric field comprising an oscillatory field wave and opposing static field, or at least two counter propagating waves with different parameters (amplitude, profile, frequency, or speed).... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute
20130299688 - Techniques for analyzing mass spectra from thermal desorption response: Techniques are described for sample analysis. Thermal desorption of components of the sample occurs at atmospheric pressure at a plurality of times by applying one of a plurality of temperatures included in a temperature gradient at each of the times to a surface of the sample. Desorption of each component... Agent:
20130299693 - Tandem mass spectrometry using composite waveforms: A tandem mass spectrometer system and method are described, where a composite voltage waveform is applied to so as to trap ion having selected m/z. The trapped ions may be subject to collision induced ionization dissociation (CID) by a selectable discrete frequency voltage waveform positioned so as to be in... Agent:
20130299694 - Analyzing apparatus: There is provided an analyzing apparatus including an irradiation unit irradiating a first point with a laser, a convergence unit causing an analysis target to converge at the first point, and a unit analyzing a sample gas including a substance that has been irradiated with the laser at the first... Agent: Atonarp Inc.
20130299695 - Microengineered multipole ion guide: A microengineered multipole ion guide for use in miniature mass spectrometer systems is described. Exemplary methods of mounting rods in hexapole, octupole, and other multipole geometries are described. The rods forming the ion guide are supported by etched silicon structures provided on first and second substrates.... Agent:
20130299697 - Charged particle beam applied apparatus, and irradiation method: Provided is a charged particle beam applied apparatus for observing a sample, provided with: a beam-forming section that forms a plurality of charged particle beams on a sample; an energy control unit that controls the incident energy of the plurality of charged particle beams that are irradiated onto the sample;... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20130299696 - Transmission electron microscope and method of observing tem images: A transmission electron microscope (TEM) includes an electron beam source (2), an illumination lens (4), a first objective lens (6), a second objective lens (8), a selected area aperture (16), a projector lens (10), a detector (12), and a control portion (22). A first plane (17) is located between the... Agent:
20130299698 - Electron microscope with integrated detector(s): An electron microscope including a vacuum chamber for containing a specimen to be analyzed, an optics column, including an electron source and a final probe forming lens, for focusing electrons emitted from the electron source, a specimen stage positioned in the vacuum chamber under the probe forming lens for holding... Agent:
20130299699 - Standard member for calibration and method of manufacturing the same and scanning electron microscope using the same: A standard member for automatically, stably, and highly accurately performing magnification calibration used in an electron microscope, the standard member including, on the same plane, a multilayer film cross section formed by alternately laminating materials different from each other, a plurality of first mark patterns arranged across a first silicon... Agent:
20130299700 - Beam imaging sensor: The present invention relates generally to the field of sensors for beam imaging and, in particular, to a new and useful beam imaging sensor for use in determining, for example, the power density distribution of a beam including, but not limited to, an electron beam or an ion beam. In... Agent:
20130299701 - Photo detector and optical device: An optical device may include first and second lasers generating first and second laser beams; and a photo detector detecting the first and second laser beams. The optical detector comprises a substrate, a first impurity layer on the substrate, an absorption layer on the first impurity layer and a second... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20130299703 - Photomultiplier and detection systems: The invention provides a switchable photomultiplier switchable between a detecting state and a non-detecting state including a cathode upon which incident radiation is arranged to impinge. The photomultiplier also includes a series of dynodes arranged to amplify a current created at the cathode upon detection of photoradiation. The invention also... Agent:
20130299702 - System and plastic scintillator for discrimination of thermal neutron, fast neutron, and gamma radiation: A scintillator material according to one embodiment includes a polymer matrix; a primary dye in the polymer matrix, the primary dye being a fluorescent dye, the primary dye being present in an amount of 3 wt % or more; and at least one component in the polymer matrix, the component... Agent: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC
20130299706 - Analysis apparatus for high energy particle and analysis method using the same: Provided is an analysis apparatus for a high energy particle and an analysis method for a high energy particle. The analysis apparatus for the high energy particle includes a scintillator generating photons with each unique wavelength by the impinging with a plurality of kinds of accelerated high energy particles, a... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20130299704 - Data collecting device for emission tomography device, emission tomography device equipped therewith, and data collecting method for emission tomography: An emission tomography device includes emission detectors for detecting a gamma ray incident from a patient body as a pulse signal, and a data collecting device for collecting information in which the gamma ray is detected in an emission detector. The data collecting device includes a timing circuit for outputting... Agent:
20130299705 - Positron emission tomography imaging method and system: The technical solution as put forth by the present invention comprises a computer imaging system and detectors arranged around the detected object for collecting gamma photons from positron annihilation events. The key is a multi-pinhole plate placed between the detected object and the detectors, and the multi-pinhole plate can be... Agent:
20130299707 - Optical coupling technique for contiguous monolithic scintillation crystal detectors: Embodiments of the invention provide a high energy photon detector. A first scintillation crystal is provided. A first plurality of photosensors is on a first face of the first scintillation crystal, wherein the first plurality is at least two. A second scintillation crystal is provided. A second plurality of photosensors... Agent: The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University
20130299708 - Positron ct apparatus and a reconstruction method: When calculating a system matrix (detection probability), adjustment is made by fitting a point spread function (PSF) expressed by a Gauss function to a profile of count values of radiation with respect to a distance from a point source which emits radiation of the same type as the positron-emitting drug,... Agent: Shimadzu Corporation
20130299709 - Method and apparatus for detection of radioactive isotopes: A method and apparatus for detecting an isotope. embodiments can detect radioactive isotopes. Embodiments can utilize a detector that incorporates at least two sub-detectors. Each sub-detector can receive energy from an isotope and create a signal corresponding to the received energy. Each sub-detector can incorporate a detector element, such as... Agent: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
20130299710 - Radiation detector: A radiation detector comprises a scintillator 2A having a first end face 11, a second end face 13 disposed on a side opposite from the first end face 11, and a plurality of light-scattering surfaces 21 formed with an interval therebetween along a first direction P from the first end... Agent: Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
20130299711 - Detection device, detection system, and method of manufacturing detection device: A detection device includes conversion elements, each including a first electrode disposed on a substrate, a semiconductor layer disposed on the first electrode, an impurity semiconductor layer disposed on the semiconductor layer and including at least a first region and a second region, and a second electrode disposed on the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130299712 - Combination ion gate and modifier: A detection device including an ionization region, an ion gate comprising two electrodes, an ion modifier comprising two electrodes, a drift chamber and a collector. The ion gate and ion modifier are combined so the ion gate is one of the ion modifier electrodes.... Agent: Smiths Detection-watford Limited
20130299713 - Multiplier tube neutron detector: A neutron detecting device using a neutron-reactive material as the source of charged particles to feed conventional dynode-based electron multiplier which not gas-filled (i.e., with 3He). The detector comprises a neutron-reacting material that produces charged particles, coupled with an electron multiplier that is known for use in photomultipliers. The neutron-reacting... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
20130299715 - Charged particle beam device: Provided is a charged particle beam device that is capable of suppressing an field-of-view deviation occurring when observing a tilted image or a left-right parallax-angle image acquired by irradiating a tilted beam on a sample while continuously compensating a focus. By means of an aligner for compensating field-of-view (54) installed... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20130299714 - Charged-particle beam lens: A charged-particle beam lens includes a plate-like anode, a plate-like cathode, and an insulator disposed between the anode and the cathode. The insulator, the anode, and the cathode have a passage portion through which a charged beam is passed. A high-resistance film is formed on an inner side of the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130299716 - Apparatuses for generating proton beam: Provided is an apparatus for generating a proton beam, which includes a laser system providing a laser pulse, a target generating a proton beam by using the laser pulse, and a phase conversion plate disposed between the laser system as a light source and the target to convert the laser... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20130299717 - Ion generator: In an ion generator, a flexible discharge electrode 44 composed of one wire is provided to a base 43, and a turning motion of a free end 44b of the discharge electrode 44 about a fixed end 44a of the discharge electrode 44 is performed by repulsive force of a... Agent: Koganei Corporation
20130299719 - Molecular near-infrared to visible light upconversion luminescence: The present invention relates to a self-assembled helical metallic complex of formula (1): [M1M2M3(L1)3] (1) said metallic complex forming a triad donor (M1)/acceptor (M2)/donor (M3), wherein the efficiency of the intermolecular energy transfer between the pair of donors (M \) and (M3) to the acceptor (M2) is from 30% to... Agent: Uniersite De Geneve
20130299718 - Stack gas measurement device and method thereof: A gas sampling device includes an analysis block defining a first portion of a chamber and a dilution block defining a second portion of the chamber. The sampling device includes an exhaust gas orifice at the first portion for withdrawing gas from the chamber in response to an applied suction,... Agent: Brand-gaus, LLC
20130299720 - Halide-based scintillator nanomaterial: A heterogeneous scintillator material is provided comprising core/shell nanoparticles having a highly hygroscopic or deliquescent halide-based core activated with trivalent Ln3+ or divalent Ln2+ lanthanide ions (Ln=La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Pm, Sm, Eu, Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, Yb, Lu) and a stable non-hygroscopic shell thereon. The heterogeneous nanoparticles... Agent: Stc.unm
20130299721 - Energy degrader and charged particle irradiation system including the same: An energy degrader includes: a damping unit that attenuates energy of incident charged particles and has a thickness changing stepwise or continuously according to a position of a two-dimensional coordinate system within a plane crossing a traveling direction of charged particles; and a driving unit that performs translational driving of... Agent:
20130299722 - Ion implantation method and ion implanter: An ion implantation method and an ion implanter with a beam profiler are proposed in this invention. The method comprises setting scan conditions, detecting the ion beam profile, calculating the dose profile according to the detected ion beam profile and scan conditions, determining the displacement for ion implantation and implanting... Agent:
20130299723 - Radiation protection device: A radiation protection device (3) for shielding radiation, in particular X-ray radiation, emitted from a radiation source comprises a first radiation protection panel (1), wherein the first radiation protection panel (1) has at least one recess (14, 15), and at least a second radiation protection panel (2), which is adjustable... Agent: Mavig GmbhPrevious industry: Static molds
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