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Measuring And Testing > Liquid Analysis Or Analysis Of The Suspension Of Solids In A Liquid > Content Or Effect Of A Constituent Of A Liquid Mixture > For Measuring Solid Components (e.g., Particles) > Vibration

Vibration

Vibration patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

02/20/14 - 20140047909 - Sonic filter for measuring and capturing particles having a particular particle size in a fluid, mixture or process flow
Apparatus is provided featuring an acoustic driver and a transducer. The acoustic driver is configured to provide an acoustic driver signal having a frequency that can be adjusted to yield a given wavelength, which in turn, will selectively capture a particular particle size of particles in a fluid, mixture or...

02/06/14 - 20140033808 - High-efficiency separation and manipulation of particles and cells in microfluidic device using surface acoustic waves at an oblique angle
An apparatus for manipulating particles within a fluid sample includes a substrate having a substrate surface. A surface acoustic wave (SAW) generator generates a SAW within a SAW region of the substrate surface. The SAW has an SAW direction aligned with a pressure node. A channel is configured to receive...

12/12/13 - 20130327130 - Method of manipulating objects
Systems, methods, and devices are provided for manipulating objects in a liquid using a pulsed acoustic field that is modulated in amplitude. The amplitude modulated pulsed acoustic field may form the objects into a layer or layers. The objects may be colloidal objects having an average size of about 50...

09/26/13 - 20130247656 - Device for use in industrial process on-line determination of particle size distribution, and methods of use
A flow-through device for use on-line in a conduit and capable of determining real-time characteristics of particles dispersed in a medium is disclosed. The device uses a sensor and a flow-through cell. The sensor has a stationary transducer positioned in a wall of the flow-through conduit to emit sound waves...

06/06/13 - 20130139575 - Acoustic particle sorting in microfluidic channels
A method for sensing and sorting single tiny particles in microfluidic channels may comprise subjecting the particles to ultrasound; detecting scattering of the ultrasound from these particles; and pushing or sorting these particles using ultrasound based on the scattered ultrasound that is detected....

12/06/12 - 20120304749 - Particle analysis in an acoustic cytometer
The present invention is a method and apparatus for acoustically manipulating one or more particles....

09/13/12 - 20120227473 - Apparatus and method for visualization of particles suspended in a fluid and fluid flow patterns using ultrasound
An apparatus and method for real-time visualization of particulate matter suspended in a static or flowing fluid and fluid flow patterns in a pipe, tube, conduit, or other container, are described. Ultrasonic scanning and detection of scattered sound from the particles in the fluid create a real-time image of the...

06/14/12 - 20120144905 - Methods and apparatus for treating samples with acoustic energy to form particles and particulates
The invention relates to a method of forming solid particles from a sample, which includes the step of exposing the sample to a focused acoustic field having an acoustic wave variable, until the solid particles achieve a desired state of particularization. The acoustic wave variable may be selected based, at...

02/02/12 - 20120024049 - Cleanliness inspection apparatus and cleanliness inspection method for object to be inspected
An ultrasonic generator tank includes an ultrasonic generator contains a first liquid in which ultrasonic waves propagate. A particle extraction vessel contains a high-purity second liquid, such as ultrapure water, and an object to be inspected. A power unit is turned on to oscillate the ultrasonic generator. The particle extraction...

11/03/11 - 20110265558 - Method and system for determining particle size distribution and filterable solids in a bitumen-containing fluid
A method and system for determining particle size distribution and/or filterable solids in bitumen-containing fluid is described. A sample of bitumen-containing fluid, such as bitumen-froth feed, bitumen-froth solvent or paraffinic-froth-treated (PFT) bitumen-solvent is obtained. An optimized diluent combination is determined, comprising an aromatic or cycloaliphatic solvent such as toluene, benzene,...

07/07/11 - 20110162440 - Vibrating transmitter for consistency measurement
The invention relates to a transmitter for consistency measuring of pulp suspensions at first hand, comprising a measuring body (1), shaped such as a blade, suspended in a vibration-producing apparatus. The measuring body (1) shaped such as blade (I′) shows wave-shaped side surfaces (9, 10) in its transverse direction and...

06/30/11 - 20110154890 - Separation of particles in liquids by use of a standing ultrasonic wave
The invention relates to a device for manipulation of particles (30) in a sample liquid (32) said device comprising a source of ultrasound (16) capable of emitting ultrasound with a given wavelength, an inlet for a sample liquid (2), one or more outlets (4, 5, 6) and a compartment (14),...

06/16/11 - 20110138890 - Cell for testing microbeads and method of analyzing microbeads
Disclosed herein is a cell for testing microbeads, used for testing microbeads each formed in a cylindrical shape having an upper surface and a lower surface opposite to and substantially parallel to each other and a side surface continuous with the upper and lower surfaces, at least one of the...

06/16/11 - 20110138891 - Device for the gravimetric detection of particles in a fluid medium, comprising an oscillator between two fluid channels, production and method of employing the device
The invention provides a device for the gravimetric detection of particles in a fluid medium, comprising a flat electromechanical oscillator (1), means for supporting the oscillator, means (15a, 15b, 15c, 15d) for actuating said oscillator and, on either side of the plane of the oscillator (1), two cavities (3, 5)...

08/26/10 - 20100212407 - Air bubble detector
Air bubbles may be characterized by an air bubble detector by choosing an optimum set of frequencies and then comparing a return signal from a sensor receiving those frequencies against an internal reference. The number of pulses that exceed the internal reference represents a width and may be counted. The...

06/10/10 - 20100139377 - Particle focusing within a microfluidic device using surface acoustic waves
Examples of the present invention include apparatus and methods for particle focusing, for particles within a fluid sample. An example apparatus, which may be a microfluidic device, comprises a substrate, a channel receiving the fluid sample, and at least one surface acoustic wave (SAW) generator. The SAW generator may comprise...

03/04/10 - 20100050750 - Concentrator
A concentrator that is operable to concentrate particles of target material from a high flow rate sampled airflow into a low flow rate secondary airflow. The concentrator may have an array of radially arranged blades. Each blade may have a sampled airflow inlet that uses centrifugal force to concentrate the...

02/11/10 - 20100031735 - System and method for ultrasonic measuring of particle properties
Devices, systems and methods for measuring and detecting properties of a variety of particles or cells in suspension. Properties, such as, for example, velocity of particles, concentration and/or size may be measured according to the methods of the invention. Acoustic energy may be introduced to a focal zone and narrow...

06/25/09 - 20090158821 - Devices, methods and systems for measuring one or more characteristics of a suspension
A device, method and system for measuring one or more ultrasound parameters of a suspension comprising particles dispersed in a liquid carrier comprising, an immersible devices, comprising, one or more ultrasonic probes; a reflector having staggered reflective; a housing having an opening into the housing to allow the suspension to...

06/25/09 - 20090158822 - Devices, methods and systems for measuring one or more characteristics of a biomaterial in a suspension
A system for measuring one or more ultrasound parameters of a suspension comprising particulate biomaterial dispersed in a liquid carrier comprising, a bioprocessor for processing the particulate biomaterial; an immersible device comprising an ultrasound probes and a reflector; a housing, that fixes the probe and the reflector at positions with...

06/25/09 - 20090158823 - Particle analysis in an acoustic cytometer
The present invention is a method and apparatus for acoustically manipulating one or more particles....