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9029801 Apparatus and method for measuring a luminescent decay  
A carrier lifetime measurement method includes material excitation, and detection of light emitted from that material. The method is characterized by: exciting the material such that excitation...
9029803 Fluorescent-image acquisition apparatus, fluorescent-image acquisition method and fluorescent-image acquisition program  
Disclosed herein is a fluorescent-image acquisition apparatus including an excitement-light source; an objective lens; an image pickup device; focal-point movement control means; and image-pickup...
9029804 Air-stable, blue light emitting chemical compounds  
We report the synthesis and characterization of four novel CCC-NHC pincer platinum(II) and palladium(II) complexes, which adopt a distorted square planar configuration. These complexes emit bright...
9029805 Method for inspecting contact between mating gears  
A method for inspecting contact between mating gears that includes applying a mixture to teeth of a first gear, teeth of a second gear, or the teeth of both the first and second gears. The mixture...
9029806 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...
9024279 Determining the distribution of a substance by scanning with a measuring front  
For determining the distribution of a substance, a measuring front is formed of a first and a second optical signal. Intensities of the first and second optical signals, over a depth of the...
9018599 Fluorescence method for determining occlusion in enclosed spaces  
A method of sensing scale build up on piping exposed to wellbore fluids, which includes the steps of sensing the build up of scale on the wall an injector pipe using fluorescence detection,...
9013692 Flow cytometer apparatus for three dimensional difraction imaging and related methods  
A flow cytometer assembly includes a fluid controller configured to form a hydrodynamically focused flow stream including an outer sheath fluid and an inner core fluid. A coherent light source is...
9012870 Two-photon 3-D FIONA of individual quantum dots  
Microscopy is performed by imaging individual quantum dots (QD) using two-photon (2P) microscopy of in an aqueous environment with widefield and point-scan excitations at nanometer accuracy.
9012869 System, method, and luminescent marker for improved diffuse luminescent imaging or tomography in scattering media  
A method and system for luminescence molecular imaging or tomography of a region of interest in a scattering medium is disclosed. The system comprises a non-linear luminescent marker material...
9012871 Use of fluorescent inks for document authentication  
In a method for introducing an authentication print characteristic in a visible image printed on paper, a part of the image is printed with an ink having first and second component dyes. The first...
9012868 Fluorescence microscopy methods and apparatus  
Methods and apparatus are provided concerning the control of photobleaching of fluorescent labels during the study of samples by fluorescence microscopy. A method is described for operating...
9006685 Device and method for determining the concentration of fluorophores in a sample  
A device (10) and a method for analyzing a sample (16) containing fluorophores use a light source (12) emitting light (λex) onto the sample (16), and onto a fluorescence standard (14). The...
9006686 Surface plasmon resonance fluorescence analysis device and surface plasmon resonance fluorescence analysis method  
In the present invention, a specimen is made to flow on a metal film on a prism, and excitation light (α) is emitted in a predetermined direction. By changing the position of a reflective member...
9004131 Plasmonic assisted systems and methods for interior energy-activation from an exterior source  
A method and a system for producing a change in a medium disposed in an artificial container. The method places in a vicinity of the medium at least one of a plasmonics agent and an energy...
8999506 Method of one-pot synthesis of water-soluble nanoparticles exhibiting up-conversion luminescence  
The present invention relates to a method for synthesizing water-soluble particles, the method includes providing a solution including a lanthanide compound, a halide compound, and a first...
9000400 Portable ultraviolet device for exploring mineral resource  
Provided is a portable ultraviolet device for exploring a mineral resource. The portable ultraviolet device for exploring the mineral resource may include a body, a visible component, an...
8994296 External control module for an LED driver  
In general, the disclosure relates to setting current output of an LED driver. In one embodiment, an external control module for setting a current output of an LED driver includes a plurality of...
8987687 Silicophosphate phosphors  
The invention relates to compounds of the general formula I (Ba1-a-bSraEub)2+x(Lu1-c-dYcGdd)2−x(PO4)2+x(SiO4)1−x (I) where b stands for a value from the range 0
8987686 Method and spectroscopic analysis appliance, especially for analysing food, with multi-channel treatment of spectral data  
A method for the spectroscopic analysis of a sample is provided. The method including the illumination of the sample to be analyzed by a plurality of luminous excitation rays with respective...
8987684 Detection system and method  
A detection system, comprising: a radiation source (24) for providing input radiation; a radiation focusing arrangement (26) for providing the input radiation to an analysis region of a sample...
8987685 Optical system for multiple reactions  
Optical systems, and corresponding methods, for multiple reactions are provided. The optical systems are in a fixed position relative to a thermal assembly and include at least one array of...
8980123 Tagged scale inhibitor compositions and methods of inhibiting scale  
Scale inhibitor compositions and methods of inhibiting scale formation generally include a tagged scale inhibiting (co)polymer including at least one scale inhibiting moiety and an imidazole...
8981318 Multi-dimensional scanner for nano-second time scale signal detection  
A device and system for measuring the multidimensional distribution of a sample tagged with a short life fluorescent label. The substance applied to a sample holder can be scanned with an optical...
8975598 Articles incorporating thermographic phosphors, and methods and apparatus for authenticating such articles  
Embodiments include methods and apparatus for identifying a thermographic phosphor (e.g., Er:YIG) incorporated on or within an article. The method and apparatus embodiments include an excitation...
8969831 Excitation enhancement and extraction enhancement with photonic crystals  
Disclosed herein is a system for stimulating emission from at least one an emitter, such as a quantum dot or organic molecule, on the surface of a photonic crystal comprising a patterned...
8969833 Method and system for perceiving a boundary between a first region and a second region of a superabrasive volume  
Methods of evaluating a superabrasive volume or a superabrasive compact are disclosed. One method may comprise exposing a superabrasive volume to radiation and detecting a response of the...
8964183 Systems and methods for screening of biological samples  
A screening module configured to screen at least a portion of a biological sample disposed on an analysis surface is provided. The screening module comprises a laser source a scanning unit...
8952341 Low rare earth mineral photoluminescent compositions and structures for generating long-persistent luminescence  
A low rare earth mineral photoluminescent structure for generating long-persistent luminescence that utilizes at least a phosphorescent layer comprising one or more phosphorescent materials having...
8946655 Multiphoton luminescence imaging of protein crystals  
A method for detecting protein crystals comprises: illuminating a sample with a laser to produce multiphoton excitation; collecting an emission spectrum; and determining whether the sample...
8946654 Method and apparatus for reading out image information stored in a storage phosphor of a storage medium  
A method for reading out image information stored in a storage phosphor of a storage medium includes moving a light beam over the storage medium. A luminescence signal is generated by the...
8941081 Microparticle measurement apparatus and microparticle analysis method  
There is provided a microparticle measurement apparatus including a first light source configured to irradiate excitation light on a droplet containing a microparticle, the droplet being...
8941080 Method and device for particle analysis using thermophoresis  
The present invention pertains to a device and method to measure thermo-optical, preferably thermophoretic, characteristics of particles in a solution. The method comprises the steps of: (a)...
8933418 Sample observation apparatus  
A sample observation apparatus includes excitation light irradiation unit to irradiate sample with excitation light; excitation light modulator to modulate spatial intensity distribution of the...
8927944 High throughput hot testing method and system for high-brightness light-emitting diodes  
A method of performing a hot test of a wafer-level, packaged high-brightness phosphor converted light-emitting diode (pc-HBLED) includes selectively heating portions of the phosphor layer using a...
8927294 Bead reader  
A method of determining a normalized quantity of an analyte adhering to beads in a detection area of a bead-based assaying system, the method comprising: a) causing a complex of the analyte to...
8921809 Device for microscopy having selective illumination of a plane  
A microscopy device, particularly for use in an imaging fluorescence lifetime microscopy method is provided. The microscopy device comprises an illumination means for generating an illumination...
8921810 Power system for dosimeter reader  
Described is a portable dosimeter reader that is small in size and light in weight.
8922637 Sample-image acquisition apparatus, sample-image acquisition method and sample-image acquisition program  
A sample-image acquisition apparatus includes: an image taking device; a movement control section; and a sample-image acquisition section.
8922638 Method and apparatus for the microscopic imaging of a sample structure  
A method and an apparatus for imaging a sample structure (34) with a light microscope are described. The sample structure (34) is prepared with markers and an active marker subset is generated in...
8912511 Device and method for multi-photon fluorescence microscopy for obtaining information from biological tissue  
A device for multi-photon fluorescence microscopy for obtaining information from biological tissue is provided. The device comprising a laser unit for generating an excitation radiation, an...
8912512 System and method for optical biopsy tissue characterization  
A method for classifying a tissue sample of a biopsy specimen into one of a plurality of classes is presented. The method includes receiving a light from at least one location of the tissue sample...
8906698 Method and apparatus for measuring fluorescence in liquids  
A method of measuring the fluorescence of a fluorescent marker compound dissolved or dispersed in a bulk material includes: (a) measuring a characteristic of the fluorescence of a mixture of said...
8901513 System and method for fluorescence and absorbance analysis  
A system or method for analyzing a sample include an input light source, a double subtractive monochromator positioned to receive light from the input light source and to sequentially illuminate...
8901514 Sample analysis system with spotlight illumination  
System, including methods and apparatus, for sample analysis using at least one array of spotlights to illuminate a microplate with excitation light for photoluminescence emission.
8901515 Method for nondestructive testing of workpiece surfaces  
A method for nondestructive testing of workpiece surfaces by a fluorescent penetration test is disclosed. An embodiment of the method includes a) cleaning the area of the workpiece surface that is...
8895941 Laminated glass sheet depth profile determination  
Depth-sensitive fluorescent spectroscopy can be executed by directing UV radiation through a face of a laminated glass sheet to induce distinct fluorescence in respective target layers of the...
8890089 Faecal markers  
Described are methods for analyzing an animal carcass, meat obtained therefrom, or product produced by or obtained from an animal for the presence or absence of faecal matter. The methods comprise...
8890077 Remote detection of radiation  
Various embodiments of the present invention provide a method of detecting inaccessible radiation sources by measuring corresponding ions and excited molecules created by radiation, using LIDAR...
8884211 Confocal imaging methods and apparatus  
The invention provides imaging apparatus and methods useful for obtaining a high resolution image of a sample at rapid scan rates. A rectangular detector array having a horizontal dimension that...