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9041925 Laser diffraction with inhaler enclosed in positive pressure chamber  
The present disclosure relates to an improved device and methods for adapting to a laser diffraction apparatus used for measuring particle size distribution and density of the plume of a powder...
9025144 Particle detection  
A particle detection system (100), such as an active video smoke detection system, includes at least one illumination means (102) for directing a beam (106) of radiation through at least part of...
9025145 Flow cytometry system and method for applying gain to flow cytometry data  
The invention relates to a flow cytometer system and method to apply a gain to data measurements to improve the display of the data measurements. The method for applying a gain to data detected in...
9019496 Method for estimating the amount of entities deposited on microparticles in suspension in a solution, associated device and use of said device  
The invention relates to a method for estimating the amount of entities deposited on microparticles in suspension in a solution, and also to an associated device. The method comprises the...
9019567 Methods and apparatuses for creating authenticatable printed articles and subsequently verifying them  
A printer with integral scanner obtains a digital signature from an article as it is printed. The integral scanner has a coherent source which directs a light beam to illuminate the article and a...
9013693 Particle analyzer, optical system for particle analyzer, and lens for particle analyzer  
A particle analyzer comprises a light source, a flow cell, an irradiating optical system, and a light receiving optical system. The light receiving optical system comprises a light focusing lens...
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...
9007581 Inspection method and inspection device  
An inspection method and an inspection device, or apparatus each capable of conducting composition analysis of a defect detected by elastic or stokes scattered light, an inspection surface or...
8976351 Spatially-and temporally-resolved multi-parameter interferometric rayleigh scattering system and method  
A system that simultaneously measures the translational temperature, bulk velocity, and density in gases by collecting, referencing, and analyzing nanosecond time-scale Rayleigh scattered light...
8976353 Multiwell plate lid for improved optical measurements  
A lid for multiwell plates, allowing improved optical measurement of liquid samples within its wells, while mitigating evaporation from said samples, is disclosed. A surface element protrudes from...
8958066 Optical analysis method using measurement of light of two or more wavelength bands  
There is provided an optical analysis technique enabling identification of a kind of light-emitting particle corresponding to a signal on a time series light intensity data or identification of a...
8947661 High numerical aperture light scattering instrument for detecting particles in fluid  
A device (FIG. 2) that uses light to detect particles in fluid is disclosed. The device incorporates a lens and reflector on a flow cell to increase the numerical aperture of a subsequent light...
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...
8937718 Device and method for calibrating a scattered light meter  
A calibration apparatus for calibrating a scattered-light measuring device that is embodied to measure a particle concentration in motor vehicle exhaust gases, comprises at least one scattering...
8917392 Scanning analyzer for single molecule detection and methods of use  
The invention encompasses analyzers and analyzer systems that include a single molecule analyzer, methods of using the analyzer and analyzer systems to analyze samples, either for single molecules...
8913242 Fine particle measurement device  
A fine particle measurement device includes a 4f optical system in an optical path that causes a beam spot of a laser output from a light source to form an image with respect to fine particles.
8908178 Method for atmospheric laser beam detection using remote sensing of off-axis scattering  
A method involves obtaining a first beam image on a focal plane of a first camera and a second beam image on a focal plane of a second camera from light scattered by ambient atmospheric aerosols...
8896885 Creating authenticatable printed articles and subsequently verifying them based on scattered light caused by surface structure  
A printer with integral scanner for obtaining a digital signature from a sheet of paper or other article as it is printed. The integral scanner has a coherent source which directs a light beam to...
8877458 Method of detecting bacterial contamination using dynamic light scattering  
Methods of detecting bacterial contamination in a platelet concentrate are performed using a dynamic light scattering (DLS) instrument and a sample holder. A sample of platelet concentrate can be...
8876569 Vacuum cell-assembling device and cell-assembling method  
The embodiments of the present invention disclose a vacuum cell-assembling device and a cell-assembling method. The vacuum cell-assembling device comprises: an upper substrate, a signal processing...
8869594 Particle detecting device evaluating system and particle detecting device evaluating method  
A particle detecting device evaluating system having a test chamber provided, in one face thereof, with a plurality of gas intake vents, where respective particle detecting devices are provided;...
8873053 Method and system for gas measurements in a combustion chamber  
The present invention relates to a method for determining at least one gas condition at a location in a combustion chamber of a power plant or a combined heat and power plant by means of a laser...
8873051 Methods and systems for controlling the flow of particles for detection  
A method of focusing particles is provided. The method includes transiting a fluid containing particles therein through a channel at a flow rate and adjusting the flow rate for a desired transit...
8854622 Systems, devices, and methods including a dark-field reflected-illumination apparatus  
Systems, devices, and methods are described that modulate a specimen-background dark-field micrograph contrast.
8842275 Method for estimating light scattering  
The invention relates to a method for estimating the quantity of light scattered by a heterogeneous participating media, the light being transmitted by a light environment comprising a plurality...
8836922 Devices and methods for a rotating LIDAR platform with a shared transmit/receive path  
A LIDAR device may transmit light pulses originating from one or more light sources and may receive reflected light pulses that are then detected by one or more detectors. The LIDAR device may...
8834796 Chromatographic optical detection system  
A chromatographic optical detection system includes an optical detector disposed to receive light scattered from a stream of particles and configured to convert the received light to an electrical...
8830460 Optical measurement apparatus and probe  
An optical measurement apparatus that measures a property of a scatterer, including: a light source that supplies illumination light having at least one spectral component; an illumination fiber...
8824770 Method for imaging and differential analysis of cells  
Provided are methods for determining and analyzing photometric and morphometric features of small objects, such as cells to, for example, identify different cell states. In particularly, methods...
8817265 Optoelectronic methods and devices for detection of analytes  
Herein are disclosed optoelectronic methods and devices for detecting the presence of an analyte. Such methods and devices may comprise at least one sensing element that is responsive to the...
8804135 Method of and apparatus for measuring attitude angles of a tongue with a fitting face involving a plurality of electrodes  
A method of measuring attitude angles of a tongue of a head suspension, the tongue including a fitting face on which a plurality of electrodes are arranged, emits a single collimated laser beam to...
8804119 Particle detection  
A particle detection system including; at least one light source adapted to illuminate a volume being monitored at at least two wavelengths; a receiver having a field of view and being adapted to...
8797531 Particle detectors  
A beam detector (10) including a light source (32), a receiver (34), and a target (36), acting in co-operation to detect particles in a monitored area (38). The target (36), reflects incident...
8780338 Optical measuring device and optical measuring method  
Disclosed herein is an optical measuring device including: a light applying section configured to apply exciting light to a sample flowing in a channel; and a scattered light detecting section...
8773661 Virtual core flow cytometry  
A sheathless flow cytometry system is disclosed wherein a fluid containing particles of interest is illuminated in the sensing region with a light source. Light resulting from the interaction of...
8760649 Model-based metrology using tesselation-based discretization  
A novel technique for model-based metrology. A geometry of structure to be measured on a surface of a substrate is received. A tessellation of the geometry of the structure is produced. The...
8760651 Smoke detector  
A smoke detector (1) includes: a light emitting section (6); a light receiving section (7); a smoke detecting section (12), the smoke detector (1) being configured to detect smoke or the like in a...
8755044 Large particle detection for multi-spot surface scanning inspection systems  
The illumination power density of a multi-spot inspection system is adjusted in response to detecting a large particle in the inspection path of an array of primary illumination spots. At least...
8743359 Optical surveillance of mixing and separation  
The present invention relates to a non-invasive method for surveilling mixing and separation of a suspension in an analytical system using solid phase particles for separation of an analyte by...
8743352 Coaxial illumination of coulter aperture in full function hematology analyzer  
A method for directly illuminating a Coulter aperture so light scattering can be incorporated into the classical Coulter aperture and 3-diff blood analyzer to realize full functional hematology...
8736837 Method and flow cell for characterizing particles by means of non-Gaussian temporal signals  
The present disclosure relates to the field characterization of particles in a sample solution. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to a flow cell and a method for characterizing...
8730472 Method for predicting haze in lubricant base stocks  
The invention is a technique for predicting future haze formation in dewaxed, petroleum-derived, lubricant base stocks and, by extension, products made from such base stocks. In general, the...
8724107 Annular optical device  
One embodiment provides an annular optical device (100), comprising: an annular meso-optic (1) including an annulus (11) centered about an axis of revolution (A); and a secondary optical structure...
8715572 Method and apparatus for detection, analysis, and collection of rare cellular events  
Systems and methods for the detection, analysis, and collection of rare cellular events, wherein rare cellular events are defined by events comprising less than 5% of a total number of cells in a...
8705031 Particle sorting apparatus and method  
A particle analyzing and/or sorting apparatus and the associated methods. One aspect of the described embodiments relates to an analyzer, or a sorter, having acquisition and sort electronics in...
8702942 Laser doppler electrophoresis using a diffusion barrier  
In one general aspect, an electrophoretic measurement method is disclosed that includes providing a vessel that holds a dispersant, providing a first electrode immersed in the dispersant, and...
8705036 Method and device for determining the static and/or dynamic scattering of light  
The invention relates to a method and device for determining the static and/or dynamic scattering of light. In the method, a plurality of different zones within a sample vessel (6) is illuminated...
8699088 Methods and apparatuses for creating authenticatable printed articles and subsequently verifying them  
A printer with integral scanner obtains a digital signature from an article as it is printed. The integral scanner has a coherent source which directs a light beam to illuminate the article and a...
8692993 Optical flow cytometer and method of investigation  
The present invention relates to a flow cytometer (10) for in vitro assaying of human or animal whole blood and to an investigation method using the flow cytometer. Enhanced detection properties...
8687190 Fine particle detector and light emitting apparatus  
A fine particle detector includes a light emitting system letting light from a light source pass through a phase difference element and focusing the light on a sample flow through which fine...