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US20080158543 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR SAMPLE ANALYSIS  
The invention encompasses analyzers and analyzer systems that include a single particle analyzer, methods of using the analyzers and analyzers systems to analyze samples, either for single...
US20080062406 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MEASURING PATTERNED STRUCTURES  
A method and system are presented for determining a line profile in a patterned structure, aimed at controlling a process of manufacture of the structure. The patterned structure comprises a...
US20130335732 METHOD OF AUTHENTICATING A POLYMER FILM  
A method of authenticating a polymer film comprises measuring the thickness of a layer therein by white light interferometry and/or measuring the birefringence of a layer therein. The method, and...
US20100220315 Stabilized Optical System for Flow Cytometry  
A particle analyzer that includes optical waveguides, a support, and a detector. The optical waveguides direct spatially separated beams from a source of radiation to produce measuring beams in a...
US20090168053 OPTICAL DETECTOR FOR A PARTICLE SORTING SYSTEM  
An optical system for acquiring fast spectra from spatially channel arrays includes a light source for producing a light beam that passes through the microfluidic chip or the channel to be...
US20050140966 Method for measuring and calibrating measurments using optical fiber distributed sensor  
Methods for calibrating and making measurements using fiber optic sensors are disclosed using backscattered wavelengths and independent sensors. The disclosure sets outs methods applicable with...
US20080174768 Self referencing LED detection system for spectroscopy applications  
A light emitting diode (LED) based detection system is employed for spectroscopy based applications. LEDs are used as monochromatic light sources for applications at specific and pre-defined...
US20080123083 System and Method for Photoacoustic Guided Diffuse Optical Imaging  
A system and method for photoacoustic guided diffuse optical imaging of a sample include at least one light source configured to deliver light to the sample, at least one ultrasonic transducer...
US20070291254 FLUORESCENCE CORRELATION SPECTROSCOPY INSTRUMENT AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME  
Disclosed is a portable fluorescence correlation spectroscopy instrument that includes an excitation source, at least one of a light focusing element positioned to receive light emitted by the...
US20070037135 System and method for the identification and quantification of a biological sample suspended in a liquid  
A system for the identification and quantification of a biological sample suspended in a liquid includes a fluorescence excitation module with at least one excitation light source; a sample...
US20140233020 INTERROGATOR FOR A PLURALITY OF SENSOR FIBER OPTIC GRATINGS  
An interrogator for a plurality of sensor fiber optic gratings. The interrogator includes an optical source for providing signals to the plurality of sensor fiber optic gratings. At least one...
US20070229802 MULTI-DIMENSIONAL MEASURING SYSTEM  
A laser based tracking unit communicates with a target to obtain position information about the target. Specifically, the target is placed at the point to be measured. The pitch, yaw and roll...
US20050012929 Universal microplate analyzer  
A universal microplate analyzer capable of carrying out measurements on samples contained in the wells of microplates by fluorescence, absorbance, luminescence employs at least two light sources...
US20080246949 OPTICAL TRAIN AND METHOD FOR TIRF SINGLE MOLECULE DETECTION AND ANALYSIS  
In one aspect the invention relates to an apparatus for analyzing the presence of a single molecule using total internal reflection. In one embodiment an apparatus for single molecule analysis...
US20080204716 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING CHARACTERISTICS OF PARTICLES  
An instrument for measuring the size distribution of a particle sample by counting and classifying particles into selected size ranges. The particle concentration is reduced to the level where the...
US20080088823 Optical Train and Method for TIRF Single Molecule Detection and Analysis  
In one aspect the invention relates to an apparatus for analyzing the presence of a single molecule using total internal reflection. In one embodiment an apparatus for single molecule analysis...
US20080204718 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING CHARACTERISTICS OF PARTICLES  
An instrument for measuring the size distribution of a particle sample by counting and classifying particles into selected size ranges. The particle concentration is reduced to the level where the...
US20080204717 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING CHARACTERISTICS OF PARTICLES  
An instrument for measuring the size distribution of a particle sample by counting and classifying particles into selected size ranges. The particle concentration is reduced to the level where the...
US20150063761 TEST SYSTEM FOR CHECKING A SPLICE CONNECTION BETWEEN A FIBER OPTIC CONNECTOR AND ONE OR MORE OPTICAL FIBERS  
A test system for checking a splice connection between a fiber optic connector and one or more optical fibers includes a body, an adapter movable relative to the body between a first position and...
US20090073422 Apparatus and method for measuring optical characteristics of an object  
Color/optical characteristics measuring systems and methods are disclosed. Perimeter receiver fiber optics/elements are spaced apart from a central source fiber optic/element and received light...
US20110122401 Method and Apparatus For Verifying the Termination Quality of an Optical Fiber Interface in a Fiber Optic Cable Connector  
A method and apparatus for verifying the termination quality of an optical fiber interface in a fiber optic connector is provided. The test apparatus generally comprises a light source providing...
US20100209049 IMAGE PROFILE ANALYSIS (IPA) METHOD FOR PM FIBER ALIGNMENT  
A method of aligning a polarization-maintaining optical fiber by image profile analysis is provided. The method of aligning a polarization-maintaining optical fiber may include analyzing the...
US20090079966 Apparatus and method for measuring optical characteristics of an object  
Optical characteristic measuring systems and methods such as for determining the color or other optical characteristics of an object are disclosed. Perimeter receiver fiber optics are spaced apart...
US20070188738 Apparatus and method for measuring optical characteristics of teeth  
Optical characteristic measuring systems and methods such as for determining the color or other optical characteristics of teeth are disclosed. Perimeter receiver fiber optics are spaced apart...
US20070146712 Apparatus and method for measuring optical characteristics of an object  
Optical characteristic measuring systems and methods such as for determining the color or other optical characteristics of an object are disclosed. Perimeter receiver fiber optics are spaced apart...
US20090296075 Imaging Diffraction Based Overlay  
An overlay error is determined using a diffraction based overlay target by generating a number of narrow band illumination beams that illuminate the overlay target. Each beam has a different range...
US20130293871 SENSOR FOR SPECTRAL-POLARIZATION IMAGING  
A sensor is provided that combines monolithically-integrated pixelated aluminum nanowires with vertically stacked photodetectors. The aluminum nanowires are arranged as a collection of 2-by-2...
US20080030719 Inspection apparatus having two sensors, method for inspecting an object, and a method for manufacturing a photolithography mask  
A photolithography mask inspection apparatus has at least two sensors. One sensor is configured to sense light transmitted through an object to be inspected, and the other sensor senses light...
US20070291257 Optical inspection of a specimen using multi-channel responses from the specimen  
A method and inspection system to inspect a first pattern on a specimen for defects against a second pattern that is intended to be the same where the second pattern has known responses to at...
US20050174563 Active fiber loss monitor and method  
A system (10) for detecting a small fiber loss (102) on a fiber (104) includes a first channel (106) having a first wavelength coupled to the fiber (104). A second channel (108) having a second...
US20100182594 APPARATUS FOR AUTOMATED REAL-TIME MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION  
An apparatus is described for the real-time identification of one or more selected components of a target material. In one embodiment, an infrared spectrometer and a separate Raman spectrometer...
US20160084986 Snow and Ice Melting System and Sensors Therefor  
Embodiments of the invention provide a snow and ice melting heating system that can include a capacitive probe, such as an aerial probe, having a capacitive sensor to improve detection of the...
US20120274925 Axial light loss sensor system for flow cytometery  
An axial light loss sensor system, and methods for measuring axial light loss with improved resolution are provided. Aspects of the present invention include an axial light loss sensor positioned...
US20110292376 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DETECTING RAMAN AND PHOTOLUMINESCENCE SPECTRA OF A SUBSTANCE  
An apparatus and method for detecting Raman and photoluminescence spectra of a substance and identifying said substance by Raman and/or photoluminescence spectral characteristics of said substance...
US20080007719 Method for Increasing Accuracy of Measurement of Mean Polarization Mode Dispersion  
The present invention provides a method for increasing the accuracy of measurement of mean differential group delay (DGD) from the polarization mode dispersion (PMD) in optical fiber. The method...
US20110261350 Apparatus and method for measuring optical characteristics of an object  
Optical characteristic measuring systems and methods such as for determining the color or other optical characteristics of an object are disclosed. Perimeter receiver fiber optics are spaced apart...
US20090073423 Apparatus and method for measuring optical characteristics of an object  
Optical characteristic measuring systems and methods such as for determining the color or other optical characteristics of teeth are disclosed. Perimeter receiver fiber optics preferably are...
US20070085998 Controlled substance detection and identification system  
A system for detecting controlled substances on an object including at least one laser for illuminating at least part of an object with laser energy and either a second harmonic detector or a...
US20080144014 Apparatus for wafer inspection  
An apparatus for inspecting a wafer, comprising a first illuminator for radiating an illumination beam in a first illumination beam path onto a surface of the wafer and being configured as...
US20110255077 Distributed Optical Fibre Sensor  
A distributed optical fibre sensor is described. The sensor uses a sensor fibre (10) having a low or zero intrinsic birefringence that is responsive to an environmental parameter (24) such as...
US20070003958 Method for measuring melting temperature of nucleic acid hybrid and apparatus for use in the method  
The melting temperature of a hybrid formed of a first nucleic acid, such as a probe, immobilized on a surface of a substrate and a second nucleic acid hybridizable with the first nucleic acid is...
US20160202186 Gas Sensor to Enhance Implementation of a Process-Based Leakage Monitoring Method  
The present invention includes an apparatus (10) and method for detecting nitrogen gas comprising: a conduit (12) for a gas sample (16); one or more hollow core photonic crystal fibers HC-PCF (20)...
US20140080223 Systems and Methods for Inspecting and Monitoring a Pipeline  
Disclosed are systems and methods for inspecting and monitoring an inner surface of a pipeline. One system includes a pig arranged within the pipeline and having first and second ends, one or more...
US20110199606 Apparatus and method for measuring optical characteristics of an object  
Optical characteristic measuring systems and methods such as for determining the color or other optical characteristics of teeth are disclosed. Perimeter receiver fiber optics preferably are...
US20080218738 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING PARTICLE CHARACTERISTICS BY MEASURING SCATTERED LIGHT  
An instrument for measuring the size and characteristics of a particle contained in a sample of particles. A particle sample is introduced into a sample chamber. The sample particles are subjected...
US20080192237 Photoelectric transducer capable of detecting a finger resting on it, and display panel having the same  
A photoelectric transducer includes a photoelectric transducer element array which is composed of a plurality of photoelectric transducer elements, a lower polarizing plate which allows passage of...
US20140242271 METHOD FOR MATCHING COLOR AND APPEARANCE OF COATINGS CONTAINING EFFECT PIGMENTS  
A method for matching color and appearance of a target coating of an article is provided. The method includes the steps utilizing sparkle values of the target coating; color data of the target...
US20110261351 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING EXPLOSIVES USING SWIR AND MWIR HYPERSPECTRAL IMAGING  
A system and method for detection of explosive agents using hyperspectral imaging. A system comprising an illumination source, a spectral encoding device, and at least one imaging detector...
US20050146712 Circuit, system and method for optical switch status monitoring  
A system and method for monitoring the status of an optical switch that includes at least one electrically addressable element operative to provide the switching action. The system comprises an...
US20050063633 Optical waveguide monitoring  
Techniques for monitoring optical waveguides are disclosed.

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