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Liquid Analysis Or Analysis Of The Suspension Of Solids In A Liquid

Liquid Analysis Or Analysis Of The Suspension Of Solids In A Liquid patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

07/31/14 - 20140208832 - Methods and apparatus for flow-controlled wetting
Methods of determining a first position at which a dispersed phase droplet wets a surface of a channel are provided herein. The methods include immersing the dispersed phase droplet in a continuous phase fluid, wherein the continuous phase fluid is immiscible with the dispersed phase droplet, subsequently flowing the dispersed...

06/12/14 - 20140157875 - Analyzing system and control method thereof
There are provided an analyzing system and a control method thereof which are capable of preventing a discrepancy from arising between a condition set by using a condition setting device and a condition set by using an operation section of each unit. Setting of a condition using the operation section...

04/03/14 - 20140090449 - Pressure probe for detecting clathrates and the use thereof
A pressure probe for detecting clathrates includes a probe wall defining an inside area. A window is arranged in the probe wall. A device including a circuit board having a surface is arranged below the window. A permittivity sensor and temperature sensor are arranged on the surface of the circuit...

03/06/14 - 20140060161 - Risk-managed, single-use, pre-calibrated, pre-sterilized sensors for use in bio-processing applications
Single-use, pre-sterilized, and pre-calibrated, pre-validated sensors are provided. These sensors are designed to store sensor-specific information, such as calibration and production information, in a non-volatile memory chip on the sensor or in a barcode printed on the sensor. These sensors may be utilized with in-line systems, closed fluid circuits, bioprocessing...

02/13/14 - 20140041440 - Fluid storage and dispensing system including dynamic fluid monitoring of fluid storage and dispensing vessel
A monitoring system for monitoring fluid in a fluid supply vessel during operation including dispensing of fluid from the fluid supply vessel. The monitoring system includes (i) one or more sensors for monitoring a characteristic of the fluid supply vessel or the fluid dispensed therefrom, (ii) a data acquisition module...

01/30/14 - 20140026645 - Apparatus and method to test a property of a fluid
An apparatus to test a property of a fluid is provided. The apparatus includes a suspended member to be submerged in a fluid and a control device. The control device is coupled to the suspended member and is configured to pull the suspended member through at least a portion of...

01/23/14 - 20140020451 - Fuel property sensor
A fuel property sensor includes an electrode portion, a first thermistor, a second thermistor, and a circuit portion. The electrode portion detects an electrostatic capacity varied according to an ethanol concentration in fuel as a fuel characteristic. The first thermistor is disposed in a flowing area inside the electrode portion,...

12/26/13 - 20130340506 - Method for detecting presence of liquid material
The object of the present invention is to provide a method for detecting the presence of liquid material which can reliably detect the presence of the liquid material stored in a liquid material storage tank without depending on the viscosity of the liquid material, and prevent process failures caused by...

11/28/13 - 20130312497 - Liquid quality checking device and liquid storage tank provided with the device
A deterioration checking device (2) includes a sight glass (3) through which deterioration of a biofuel stored in a fuel tank is observable as a change in the color of the biofuel, and first and second benchmark sections (4a, 4b) each of which three color samples (11a, 11b, 11c) corresponding...

10/17/13 - 20130269421 - Sensor device and method for communicating with sensor devices
A sensor device for a fuel system, the sensor device comprising sensing means configured to sense a property of fuel within the fuel system, and transmitting means configured to wirelessly transmit a signal representative of the sensed fuel property to a remote receiver. Also a sensor device comprising a photo-diode...

10/10/13 - 20130263649 - Valve, device comprising a valve, use of the valve in the device, micropump comprising a valve, atomization system comprising a valve, and metering/mixing device comprising a valve
The invention relates to a valve (10, 40, 60, 80, 100, 120, 150, 210), comprising a first valve element (12, 42, 62, 82, 102, 122, 152, 212) and a second valve element (14, 44, 64, 84, 104, 124, 154, 214), wherein the first valve element comprises a first carrier part...

08/29/13 - 20130219997 - Systems and methods of determining fluid properties
Systems and methods of determining fluid properties are disclosed. An example apparatus to determine a saturation pressure of a fluid includes a housing having a detection chamber and a heater assembly partially positioned within the detection chamber to heat a fluid. The example apparatus also includes a sensor assembly to...

08/01/13 - 20130192348 - Sensor-enabled gate valve
Methods, systems, and apparatus for a gate valve including a body and a sensing bore. A subassembly includes a body with a sensing bore; a bonnet contacting the body; and at least one of a vein and a plug in the sensing bore....

06/27/13 - 20130160527 - Multifunctional apparatus comprising a superliquidphobic surface
In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, apparatus including a position sensitive layer configured for position sensitivity; and a superliquidphobic layer configured for superliquidphobicity, the superliquidphobic layer positioned with a surface proximal to a surface of the position sensitive layer; wherein the position sensitive layer is configured...

02/21/13 - 20130042671 - Prognostic method
A method of determining the functional activity of the MRP2 and/or MRP3 efflux pathway of a human or animal subject was disclosed. The method comprises (i) determining the level of a bile acid derivative in the blood of said human or animal subject at a predetermined time interval after introducing...

01/17/13 - 20130014564 - Method for use of microdialysis
The method is based on mathematical manipulation of Fick's Laws. Resulting equations were verified against experimental data using methazolamide, warfarin and benzocaine as test drugs....

09/06/12 - 20120222467 - Measuring device
The present invention is intended to make it possible to accurately and easily find out a solution when an error occurs and to make a display on a screen up to attaining the solution to be easily visible for a user, and has a solution display mode of sequentially displaying...

08/30/12 - 20120216601 - Microfluidic devices for analyzing cell motility
Methods, apparatus, and systems for analyzing the motility of motile cells, such as neutrophils, are described. The microfluidic devices described herein generally include a main channel and one or more side channels and can be used for causing migration of cells in response to a biochemical gradient. The main channel...

08/09/12 - 20120198919 - Liquid supply with optimized switching between different solvents
A method for metering two or more liquids in controlled proportions in a liquid supply system and for supplying a resultant mixture, in which the liquid supply system includes a plurality of solvent supply lines, a proportioning valve interposed between the solvent supply lines and an inlet of a pumping...

07/12/12 - 20120174655 - Contaminated water detecting and monitoring and warning device and system and method using single sensors in tandem or cascade
This novel device and method provide immediate, direct, reliable, continuous and inexpensive warnings of potential contamination of a water supply to the user. It uses but is not limited to individual or a cascade of water pressure, turbidity, and total dissolved solids detectors to trigger audible and visual alarms and...

05/31/12 - 20120131990 - Fluid monitoring apparatus
A fluid monitoring apparatus, including a circuitry housing containing circuitry for processing fluid sensing signals and responsively transmitting an output, with a sensor assembly adapted for mechanical and electrical coupling to the circuitry housing. The sensor assembly includes at least one sensing member arranged to respond to a fluid species...

04/19/12 - 20120090384 - Carbon deposit simulation bench and methods therefor
A carbon deposit simulation bench for evaluating effects of an engine system liquid on an engine surface that experiences an engine pressure and an engine temperature includes a test chamber having a high surface area test specimen positioned therein. The carbon deposit simulation bench also includes an air supply system...

03/22/12 - 20120067110 - Vented fuel sensor
A vented fuel sensor comprising a fitting arranged to be mounted to a mating fitting on a fuel tank associated with a hole in the fuel tank, a fuel sensing mechanism, a sensor head extending from the fitting, including sensor electronics coupled to the fuel sensing mechanism and a cavity,...

01/12/12 - 20120006100 - Method and/or system for determining blood glucose reference sample times
Subject matter disclosed herein relates to monitoring and/or controlling blood glucose levels in patients. In particular, times for obtaining metered blood glucose samples of a patient may be altered based, at least in part, on a blood glucose level of said patient observed from a blood glucose sensor....

12/22/11 - 20110308303 - Sensor including a photocatalyst
Devices and methods for degrading contaminants that may foul a sensor. A photocatalyst associated with the sensor is capable of interacting with a light source to prevent contamination of the sensor and/or to facilitate decontamination of the sensor by contaminants such as, but not limited to, organic compounds, volatile organic...

11/24/11 - 20110283778 - micro-structured surface having tailored wetting properties
A micro-structured surface for immersing in a multiphase fluid mixture comprises a substrate having pores and a wetting liquid phase trapped in the pores. The wetting liquid phase is immiscible with all the phases of the multiphase fluid mixture. Alternatively, the wetting liquid phase is miscible with one of the...

08/18/11 - 20110197660 - Water purification apparatus
A method of determining the TOC of a purified water stream is disclosed comprising at least the steps of: passing a supply water stream through a water purification apparatus including an oxidiser to provide a purified water stream, and dispensing at least a portion of the purified water stream; stopping...

08/04/11 - 20110185794 - Phase separation detector for fuel storage tank
A method of determining if phase separation into an upper layer of a first fluid and a lower layer of a first fluid has occurred in a tank containing a first fluid, the method including determining a first density of the first fluid adjacent a top surface of the first...

06/30/11 - 20110154887 - Transdermal portable alcohol monitor and methods for using such
Various embodiments of the present invention provide alcohol monitoring devices, and methods for using such. As one example, an alcohol monitoring device is disclosed that includes a device body, an alcohol sensor, and a liquid cartridge. The alcohol sensor is associated with the device body, and relies on a liquid...

03/31/11 - 20110072889 - Bcr-abl truncation mutations
Truncation variants of BCR-ABL mRNA that produces BCR-ABL proteins with a truncated C-terminus and its role in resistance to treatment with kinase inhibitors is described. Vectors for expressing the truncated gene products are described as well as recombinant cells that express the truncated gene products from cDNA constructs. Also provided...

02/03/11 - 20110023586 - Water analysis sensor arrangement
An immersion probe for water analysis includes at least two sensors configured to determine different water parameters, a sensor module receiving portion with at least two sensor-module plug-in positions, and at least two sensor modules. The at least two sensor-module plug-in positions are configured to be substantially physically and electrically...

11/18/10 - 20100288022 - Novel chromatography methods
The present invention relates to novel HPLC methods for the analysis of the API formoterol and related substances. In a first method the mobile phase comprises two or more liquids, and the relative concentration of the liquids is varied to a predetermined gradient. In a second method the mobile phase...

11/18/10 - 20100288023 - Immersion probe for water analysis, comprising an electrode for detectiing an analyte in water
An immersion probe for water analysis includes at least one electrode configured to detect an analyte in water, a probe head with a probe head end side on which the at least one electrode is disposed, and a separate protective cap attached to the probe head so as to be...

11/04/10 - 20100275677 - Detecting fluid in a conduit arrangement
Apparatus adapted to detect fluid in a conduit arrangement (100, 101) includes a first fluid sensor (102) and a second fluid sensor (104). A fluid detection device (105) is in communication with the first and the second sensors, the device being configured to output a fluid detection signal when both...

09/23/10 - 20100236322 - Surface acoustic wave element and equipment for measuring characteristics of liquid material
A surface acoustic wave device having electrodes disposed on a piezoelectric substrate, comprising a sealing member having a peripheral wall disposed on the piezoelectric substrate in surrounding relation to the electrodes, and a top plate covering the peripheral wall; and a sealing stiffener disposed on the piezoelectric substrate in facing...

08/19/10 - 20100206055 - Monitoring an immunoassay
A method of monitoring an immunoassay comprises determining the position of the flow edge of fluid across an immunoassay region. This allows, for example, early detection of possible errors in the test. For example the speed of the movement of the fluid flow edge may be determined from measurements of...

06/24/10 - 20100154519 - Micro-electro-mechanical systems (mems) and corresponding manufacturing process
An embodiment of a micro-electro-mechanical system of the MEMS type comprising at least one micro-electro-mechanical device of the MEMS type and one junction with a duct suitable to being associated with an external apparatus. Said junction being a printed circuit board PCB comprising at least two layers with juxtaposed faces,...

04/29/10 - 20100101307 - Liquid state detecting sensor
A sensor for detecting a state of liquid contained in a container comprising an outer tubular electrode made of an electrically conductive material, an inner electrode made of an electrically conductive material and disposed concentrically within the outer tubular electrode, a base end support member supporting base end portions of...

01/07/10 - 20100000299 - Method for detachably connecting a sensor for fluid analysis to a body containing said fluid, and corresponding apparatus
The apparatus (1) comprises a sensor (3) having a sensor axis (A), for monitoring at least one property of a fluid; a body (2) for comprising said fluid; and a connecting system for detachably connecting said sensor to said body; wherein said connecting system comprises a fixing member (9) arranged...

12/24/09 - 20090314062 - Fluid actuator, and heat generating device and analysis device using the same
A fluid actuator includes a piezoelectric body (31), a fluid channel (2) having the piezoelectric body (31) on a part of the inner wall thereof and enabling a fluid to move inside, and a surface acoustic wave generation portion (101) for driving the fluid in the fluid channel by surface...

12/10/09 - 20090301175 - Waste water immersion probe
The invention relates to a waste water immersion probe (10) comprising a liquid-tight housing (11), a sensor (18) which is disposed in the housing (11) and a sensor window (20) formed on the housing (11). A wiper element (22) for cleaning the sensor window (20) is arranged on the outside...

11/12/09 - 20090277253 - Hydraulic fluid determination system and method
A system for determining the type of hydraulic fluid employed in a transmission includes a translating valve, a valve position sensor, a hydraulic fluid temperature sensor, and a controller. The valve position sensor is operable to measure the actual time the valve takes to translate within the hydraulic fluid. The...

07/16/09 - 20090178470 - Test-sensor packaging
A test-sensor cartridge is disclosed. The test-sensor cartridge comprises a plurality of test sensors adapted to assist in determining an analyte concentration of a fluid sample. The test-sensor cartridge further comprises a plurality of walls forming at least one cavity therein, the at least one cavity being adapted to contain...

06/11/09 - 20090145201 - Methods and apparatuses for reducing effects of molecule adsorption within microfluidic channels
Microfluidic methods and apparatuses for reducing the effects of sample adsorption inside microfluidic chann are provided. According to one embodiment, a microfluidic chip (MFC) comprising an analysis channel (AC) having a cross-sectional area at least two times larger than a cross-sectional area of a microscale channel in fluid communication with...

04/02/09 - 20090084166 - Sensors comprising a chelated metal ion linker layer
Embodiments of sensors according to the invention include a substrate having an activated dielectric surface; a metal ion chelate layer on the activated dielectric surface; and a bifunctional layer on a surface of said metal ion chelate layer, where the bifunctional layer includes bifunctional molecules that have a metal ion...

03/05/09 - 20090056421 - Residual liquid quantity detecting method
A residual liquid quantity detecting method capable of accurately detecting the residual quantity of liquid without relying upon visual observation, preventing overfill at the time of refilling. A residual liquid quantity detecting method for a liquid supply container (100) has a container body (108) having a liquid supply opening (126)...

03/05/09 - 20090056422 - Salometer and flow rate sensor assembly
A salometer and flow rate sensor assembly for a water softener system including a brine tank containing a brine solution including at least one sensor housing provided in the brine tank, a first detector set associated with the housing and configured for indicating whether the brine solution is adequately concentrated...

02/26/09 - 20090049892 - Analytical system and method of use
A system and method of use is provided, relating to an analytical system in which a disposable unit configured to contain a plurality of test strips is inserted into a hand-held device, the test strips being successively presented at a measuring position by a drive provided with the device, wherein...

02/19/09 - 20090044603 - Article, device, and method
An article includes a substrate assembly for use in a detector system. The substrate assembly includes a substrate; a sample reception structure secured to the substrate; a test window extending through the substrate; and a fluid channel defined by a surface of the substrate and extending from the sample reception...