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9039880 Device and method for manufacturing the same  
The present invention provides a device that decreases deformation during manufacturing of the device, provides a firm joint without use of an adhesive, and allows chemical modification of a...
9016198 Printers, methods, and apparatus to filter imaging oil  
Printers, methods, and apparatus to filter imaging oil are disclosed. An example apparatus to filter imaging oil, includes adjacent electrodes and a switching circuit. The example switching...
9017536 Hemoglobin measurement method and electrophoresis apparatus  
An object of the present invention is to provide a method for measuring hemoglobin that enables short-time, high-accuracy measurement of hemoglobin, in particular stable hemoglobin A1c, which is...
9012206 Methods of performing a sizing analysis using a corrected sizing ladder  
The invention provides methods of performing a sizing analysis. In the methods, a sizing ladder used in performing the sizing analysis is corrected. In one method, the sizing ladder is corrected...
9011697 Fluid treatment using plasma technology  
A method for the treatment of fluid including the step of exposing the fluid to a pulsed plasma discharge. The pulsed plasma discharge will be generated using a suitable electrode configuration to...
8999129 Liquid and gel electrodes for transverse free flow electrophoresis  
The present invention provides a mechanism for separating or isolating charged particles under the influence of an electric field without metal electrodes being in direct contact with the sample...
8999130 Field effect based nanosensor for biopolymer manipulation and detection  
A mechanism is provided for manipulating a molecule. The molecule is driven into a nanochannel filed with electrically conductive fluid. A first vertical electric field is created inside the...
8995046 Suspended particle device, light control device using the same, and driving method  
A suspended particle device includes a first substrate; a second substrate; a first electrode that can be controlled for a potential; a second electrode that can be controlled for a potential...
8986528 Characterization of individual polymer molecules based on monomer-interface interactions  
The invention relates to a method for characterizing a target polynucleic acid by providing a surface containing a channel of a dimension sufficient to allow sequential monomer-by-monomer passage...
8980075 Digital microfluidic platform for actuating and heating individual liquid droplets  
A digital microfluidic platform utilizes dual active matrix circuitry to actuate and heat liquid droplets on a biochip. Liquid droplets are introduced into a droplet handling area of the biochip...
8981789 Active matrix device and method of driving the same  
An active matrix electrowetting on dielectric (AM-EWOD) device includes a plurality of array elements configured to manipulate one or more droplets of fluid on an array, each of the array elements...
8973613 Electrorheological valve  
An ER fluid valve includes a housing and a plurality of parallel flow passages through the housing each defined by spaced electrodes at least one of which is controllable independently of other...
8974731 Sample carrier and/or sample carrier processing apparatus  
A sample processing apparatus includes a sample carrier receiving region configured to receive a sample carrier. The sample carrier includes at least one sample channel carrying at least one...
8968873 Co-flow microfluidic device for polymersome formation  
A microfluidic device to produce polymersomes having three coaxial passageways of increasing size with fluid flowing in one direction. The first and smallest passageway contains the content of the...
8964282 Color display device  
The present invention provides a solution for a highlight or multicolor display device, in which each display cell can display high quality color states. More specifically, an electrophoretic...
8961762 Method for separating nanocarbon material, separation device, and separated nanocarbon dispersion solution  
A method for separating a nanocarbon material includes a step in which a dispersion solution of the nanocarbon material which is dispersed into nanocarbon micelle groups having a plurality of...
8945361 Electrophoresis standards, methods and kits  
Electrophoresis Compositions, methods and kits useful for, among other things, detecting, quantifying and/or characterizing analytes are provided. The compositions are useful as electrophoresis...
8945360 High-performing electrophoresis gels with extended shelf lives  
Polyacrylamide gels that offer high resolution as electrophoretic media for protein separations and an improved resistance to hydrolysis upon storage are made by including either taurine,...
8937171 Nucleic-acid-responsive gel, method for producing same, and use of same  
The present invention provides a nucleic-acid-responsive gel which allows (i) a larger volumetric change through structural design, (ii) adjustment of its recognition ability to recognize a...
8936708 Manipulating the size of liquid droplets in digital microfluidics  
Liquid droplet manipulation instrument has electrode array for inducing movement of a droplet by electrowetting, substrate supporting the array and control with electrode selector connected to a...
8920622 Increasing ion sorption and desorption rates of conductive electrodes  
An electrolyte system includes a reactor having a pair of electrodes that may sorb ions from an electrolyte. The electrolyte system also includes at least one power supply in electrical...
8906215 Field effect based nanosensor for biopolymer manipulation and detection  
A mechanism is provided for manipulating a molecule. The molecule is driven into a nanochannel filed with electrically conductive fluid. A first vertical electric field is created inside the...
8883513 Droplet-based particle sorting  
The present invention relates to droplet-based particle sorting. According to one embodiment, a droplet microactuator is provided and includes: (a) a suspension of particles; and (b) electrodes...
8871524 Methods of performing a sizing analysis using a corrected sizing ladder  
The invention provides methods of performing a sizing analysis. In the methods, a sizing ladder used in performing the sizing analysis is corrected. In one method, the sizing ladder is corrected...
8871071 Droplet manipulation device  
Methods are provided for manipulating droplets. The methods include providing the droplet on a surface comprising an array of electrodes and a substantially co-planer array of reference elements,...
8859211 Immunodisplacement electrophoresis  
The disclosure teaches a method for the analysis of a sample by electrophoresis, making use of a binding partner for a target compound or group of target compounds which may be present in the...
8846314 Isotachophoretic focusing of nucleic acids  
A method and system are presented for fast and efficient isolation, purification and quantitation of nucleic acids from complex biological samples using isotachophoresis in microchannels. In an...
8845872 Sample processing droplet actuator, system and method  
Sample processing droplet actuators, systems and methods are provided. According to one embodiment, a stamping device including a droplet microactuator is provided and includes: (a) a first plate...
8834694 Dry compositions and methods for gel electrophoresis  
The invention provides dry compositions for preparing and loading a sample on a gel for electrophoretic separation. The dry compositions preferably include a tracking dye and a sedimenting agent...
8834807 Device and method for improving sample injection and stacking  
The invention provides devices and methods for isolating one or more sample components of a sample material following separation of the sample material into a plurality of sample components. A...
8834695 Droplet manipulations on EWOD microelectrode array architecture  
A method of manipulating droplet in a programmable EWOD microelectrode array comprising multiple microelectrodes, comprising: constructing a bottom plate with multiple microelectrodes on a top...
8828208 Lipid bilayer sensor array  
An apparatus for sensing of an interaction of a molecular entity with a membrane protein in a lipid bilayer comprises an array of sensor elements (21) arranged to output an electrical signal that...
8821705 Digital microfluidics system with disposable cartridges  
A digital microfluidics system manipulates samples in liquid droplets within disposable cartridges and has disposable cartridges each with a bottom layer, a top layer and a gap therebetween. A...
8808516 Devices and methods for long-term intracellular access  
Nanoscale probes for forming stable, non-destructive seals with cell membranes. The probes, systems including these probes, and methods of fabricating and using the probes described herein may be...
8794450 Channel filter having surface topology for filtering micro particles and method for manufacturing same  
Disclosed is a channel filter for separating microparticles, and more particularly to a channel filter which can easily separate a sample having various sized microparticles by using a surface...
8795494 Methods and apparatus for carrier-free deflection electrophoresis  
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for carrier-free deflection electrophoresis, in which a separating media and a sample to be examined flow through a separating chamber between a...
8795493 Flow control systems  
A flow controller which uses a combination of hydrostatic pressure and electroosmotic flow to control the flow of a fluid. A driving fluid (1204) whose flow rate is dependent on both hydrostatic...
8783466 Continuous biomolecule separation in a nanofilter  
This invention provides a method and an apparatus for quickly continuously fractionating biomolecules, such as DNAs, proteins and carbohydrates by taking advantage of differential bidirectional...
8778685 Quantitative fluorescent protein standards  
The present invention provides dual labeled protein standards useful for the simultaneous determination of the molecular weight of a subject protein as well as the relative mass (i.e., amount) of...
8778160 Method and apparatus for separating particles by dielectrophoresis  
Particle separation apparatus separate particles and particle populations using dielectrophoretic (DEP) forces generated by one or more pairs of electrically coupled electrodes separated by a gap....
8778154 Method of measuring microparticles having nucleic acid and apparatus therefor  
To provide a system by which evaluation of circumstances of contamination by microparticles having nucleic acid can be performed rapidly and accurately. The theme is achieved by a system for...
8771492 Device and method for electrochemical treatment  
The present invention relates to a method and device for the electrochemical treatment of at least one component, which has a treatment chamber and at least one feed unit for an electrolyte to the...
8771938 Microfluidic platforms for multi-target detection  
Disclosed are example methods and devices for detecting one or more targets. An example method includes placing a sample including a first target with in a microfluidic device and hybridizing a...
8764956 Method of regulating pH of fluid using the microfluidic device  
A microfluidic device for electrochemically regulating the pH of a fluid includes: an ion-exchange material; an anode chamber having a surface defined by a surface of the ion-exchange material and...
8768517 Methods and systems for control of microfluidic devices  
The present invention provides control methods, control systems, and control software for microfluidic devices that operate by moving discrete micro-droplets through a sequence of determined...
8753498 Open optoelectrowetting droplet actuation device and method  
An open optoelectrowetting (o-OEW) device for liquid droplet manipulations. The o-OEW device is realized by coplanar electrodes and a photoconductor. The local switching effect for electrowetting...
8753496 Method for monitored separation and collection of biological materials  
A device for separating and purifying useful quantities of particles comprises: (a) an anolyte reservoir connected to an anode, the anolyte reservoir containing an electrophoresis buffer; (b) a...
8753868 Method and system for selective isolation of target biological molecules in a general purpose system  
Embodiments of the present techniques provide systems and methods for isolating particular classes of biological molecules, for example, proteins or nucleic acids, from mixtures of biological...
8753497 Methods, apparatus and systems for concentration, separation and removal of particles at/from the surface of drops  
Methods are provided for concentrating particles on the surface of a drop or bubble in a continuous phase, for separating different types of particles, and for removing particles from the surface...
8747637 Agarose nano-platinum composite  
The invention relates to compositions and methods of using electrophoresis separation matrices. The invention provides nano-particle comprising separation matrices having increased conductivity at...