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Micromass Uk Limited

Ion mobility separator with variable effective length

Date/App# patent app List of recent Spectrometer-related patents
01/29/15
20150029501
 Optical cup patent thumbnailnew patent Optical cup
The present invention relates to a system for conducting the identification and quantification of micro-organisms, e.g., bacteria in biological samples. More particularly, the invention relates to a system comprising a disposable cartridge and an optical cup or cuvette having a tapered surface; wherein the walls are angled to allow for better coating and better striations of the light, an optics system including an optical reader and a thermal controller; an optical analyzer; a cooling system; and an improved spectrometer.
Pocared Diagnostics Ltd.
01/29/15
20150028743
 Device for supplying voltage to the cathode of a mass spectrometer patent thumbnailnew patent Device for supplying voltage to the cathode of a mass spectrometer
A simplified device for voltage supply of the cathode of a mass spectrometer comprises a push-pull transformer, wherein, apart from the normal rectifier diodes (7, 9), a controlled rectifier (8, 10) is provided. The gate of the first transistor (8) is connected to the second output (30), and the gate of the second transistor (10) is connected to the first output (32) of the transformer.
Inficon Gmbh
01/29/15
20150028221
 Methods of ion source fabrication patent thumbnailnew patent Methods of ion source fabrication
A method of ion source fabrication for a mass spectrometer includes simultaneously forming aligned component portions of an ion source using direct metal laser fusing of sequential layers. The method can further include forming the component portions on a base plate made from a ceramic material by applying fused powder to the base plate to build the component portions thereon..
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation
01/29/15
20150028200
 Ion mobility separator with variable effective length patent thumbnailnew patent Ion mobility separator with variable effective length
An ion mobility separator or spectrometer is disclosed comprising an inner cylinder and an outer cylinder defining an annular volume through which ions are transmitted. Spiral electrodes a-f are arranged on a surface of the inner cylinder and/or on a surface of the outer cylinder.
Micromass Uk Limited
01/29/15
20150028198
 Multi-reflection mass spectrometer patent thumbnailnew patent Multi-reflection mass spectrometer
A multi-reflection mass spectrometer comprising two ion-optical mirrors, each mirror elongated generally along a drift direction (y), each mirror opposing the other in an x direction and having a space therebetween, the x direction being orthogonal to y; the mass spectrometer further comprising one or more compensation electrodes each electrode being located in or adjacent the space extending between the opposing mirrors; the compensation electrodes being configured and electrically biased in use so as to produce, in at least a portion of the space extending between the mirrors, an electrical potential offset which: (i) varies as a function of the distance along the drift length, and/or; (ii) has a different extent in the x direction as a function of the distance along the drift length. In a preferred embodiment the period of ion oscillation between the mirrors is not substantially constant along the whole of the drift length..
Thermo Fisher Scientific (bremen) Gmbh
01/29/15
20150028197
 Multi-reflection mass spectrometer patent thumbnailnew patent Multi-reflection mass spectrometer
A multi-reflection mass spectrometer is provided comprising two ion-optical mirrors, each mirror elongated generally along a drift direction (y), each mirror opposing the other in an x direction, the x direction being orthogonal to y, characterized in that the mirrors are not a constant distance from each other in the x direction along at least a portion of their lengths in the drift direction. In use, ions are reflected from one opposing mirror to the other a plurality of times while drifting along the drift direction so as to follow a generally zigzag path within the mass spectrometer.
Thermo Fisher Scientific (bremen) Gmbh
01/22/15
20150025813
 Systems and methods for sequential windowed acquisition across a mass range using an ion trap patent thumbnailSystems and methods for sequential windowed acquisition across a mass range using an ion trap
Systems and methods are provided to perform sequential windowed acquisition of mass spectrometry data. A mass range and a mass window width parameter are received for a sample.
Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd.
01/22/15
20150024510
 Performing chemical reactions and/or ionization during gas chromatography-mass spectrometry runs patent thumbnailPerforming chemical reactions and/or ionization during gas chromatography-mass spectrometry runs
A gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (gc-ms) method that includes performing a first gc-ms run on a sample using a gas chromatography-mass spectrometry system. Performing the first gc-ms nm includes i) passing a first flow of a carrier gas carrying a first portion of the sample through a gas chromatograph to provide a first effluent; ii) generating first ions under protonation conditions by passing the first effluent through an atmospheric pressure ionization source; iii) passing the first ions through a mass spectrometer; and iv) recording first gc-ms data for the first ions.
Waters Technologies Corporation
01/22/15
20150021599
 Barrier materials for display devices patent thumbnailBarrier materials for display devices
Described herein are apparatus comprising one or more silicon-containing layers and a metal oxide layer. Also described herein are methods for forming one or more silicon-containing layers to be used, for example, as passivation layers in a display device.
Air Products And Chemicals, Inc.
01/22/15
20150021480
 Visible-infrared plane grating imaging spectrometer patent thumbnailVisible-infrared plane grating imaging spectrometer
An imaging spectrometer, covering the visible through infrared wavelengths, which disperses the light by a plane diffraction grating behind a wedged optical element. This design uses an achromatic doublet lens with a reflective coating on its convex back surface to produce the spectra on a flat detector.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
01/22/15
20150021471

Electrostatic mass spectrometer with encoded frequent pulses


A method, apparatus and algorithms are disclosed for operating an open electrostatic trap (e-trap) or a multi-pass tof mass spectrometer with an extended flight path. A string of start pulses with non equal time intervals is employed for triggering ion packet injection into the analyzer, a long spectrum is acquired to accept ions from the entire string and a true spectrum is reconstructed by eliminating or accounting overlapping signals at the data analysis stage while using logical analysis of peak groups.
Leco Corporation
01/22/15
20150021469

Interfacing capillary electrophoresis to a mass spectrometer via an impactor spray ionization source


A mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising a separation device arranged and adapted to emit an eluent over a period of time. The separation device preferably comprises a capillary electrophoresis (“ce”) separation device.
Micromass Uk Limited
01/22/15
20150021467

Segmented planar calibration for correction of errors in time of flight mass spectrometers


An ion detector system for a mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising an ion detector comprising an array of detector elements. The ion detector system is arranged to correct for tilt and non-linear aberrations in an isochronous plane of ions.
Micromass Uk Limited
01/15/15
20150015880

Plasma spectrometer


To improve the detection sensitivity, detection accuracy, and reproducibility when electrostatic discharge is generated in a sample solution and analysis is performed using light emission in the generated plasma. A flow channel 100, which has cylindrical main portions each expanding conically from a narrow portion, is filled with a conductive sample solution, and an electric field is applied to the flow channel 100 to generate plasma in the generated air bubbles, so that the resulting light emission is measured..
Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
01/15/15
20150014523

Method for determining the maximum mass peak in mass spectrometry


A fast method for determining molecular mass using mass spectrometry has the following steps: specifying a first adjusting value (m1) of the mass spectrometer, recording the associated signal amplitude (a1), specifying a second adjusting value (m2) which is different to the first, measuring the associated second signal amplitude (a2), specifying a third adjusting value (m3) which is different to the first (m1) and the second (m2) adjusting value, measuring the associated third signal amplitude (a3), determining a quadratic function containing the measured amplitude values as y-values and the specified adjusting values as x-values, determining the maximum of the quadratic function, wherein the searched adjusting value is determined from the x-value of the maximum.. .
Inficon Gmbh
01/15/15
20150014522

First and second order focusing using field free regions in time-of-flight


In some embodiments, a time of flight mass spectrometer can comprise an input orifice for receiving ions, a first ion accelerator stage for accelerating the ions along a first path, at least one ion reflector for receiving said accelerated ions and redirecting said ions along a second path different than the first path, a detector for detecting at least a portion of the ions redirected by said at least one ion reflector, and at least first and second field free drift regions disposed between said first acceleration stage and said detector, wherein said second field free region is disposed in proximity of the detector. In some embodiments, the lengths of the field free drift regions can be selected so as to provide 1st and 2nd order corrections of the time of flight of the ions with respect to variation in their initial positions..
Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd.
01/15/15
20150013438

Analytical detecting sulfated oligosaccharides


The present invention describes an analytical method for detecting and quantitating poly-sulfated oligosaccharides, including fondaparinux sodium, using hydrophilic interaction ultra-performance liquid chromatography (hilic-uplc) coupled with a charged aerosol detector (cad) or a mass spectrometer (ms). This analytical method provides in-process control in a total synthesis of highly sulfated oligosaccharides by separation, quantification and mass identification.
Scinopharm Taiwan, Ltd.
01/08/15
20150012219

System for near real time surface logging of a geothermal well, a hydrocarbon well, or a testing well using a mass spectrometer


A system for providing geological trends and real time mapping of a geological basin. The system provides in real time, information from a mass spectrometer on fluid samples from a wellbore, and forms a geochemical surface well log with graphical tracks.
Selman And Associates, Ltd.
01/08/15
20150012218

Method for near real time surface logging of a geothermal well, a hydrocarbon well, or a testing well using a mass spectrometer


A method for providing geological trends and real time mapping of a geological basin by forming a geochemical surface well log. The method provides in real time, information from a mass spectrometer on fluid samples from a wellbore, into a geochemical well log template using computer instructions to create a plurality of graphical tracks.
Selman And Associates, Ltd.
01/08/15
20150011893

Evaluation of skin lesions by raman spectroscopy


A raman spectrometer system provides a tool for discriminating between different tissue pathologies. The tool may provide discrimination indicators for a plurality of different pairs of tissue pathologies.
The University Of British Columbia
01/08/15
20150008932

Charged particle detector


A system and method comprising a charger for ionizing aerosols; a spectrometer coupled to the charger and operable to select for a predetermined particle size; a porous charge collector coupled to the spectrometer, and a mems electrometer. In some embodiments the charge collector may be a metal frit electrically coupled to the electrometer.
Brechtel Manufacturing, Inc.
01/08/15
20150008320

Method and improved sensitiivity in a mass spectrometer


An ion source and an ion guide chamber are provided. The ion guide chamber having a gas flow, the gas flow having a longitudinal velocity and a transverse velocity.
Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd.
01/08/15
20150008317

System and quantitation in mass spectrometry


A method of operating a tandem mass spectrometer system is disclosed including accumulating ions in an ion trap, transmitting a plurality of ions out of the ion trap into a timed-ion selector, applying a pulsed dc voltage to the timed-ion selector, the pulsed dc voltage being modulated to match an ejection time for selecting a first portion of ions from the plurality of ions, corresponding to a specific m/z window, transmitting the first portion of selected ions out of the timed-ion selector into a reaction cell, transmitting dissociation product ions and the remaining ions of the first portion of selected ions out of the reaction cell into a mass analyzer, and mass-selectively transmitting at least some of the fragment ions and the remaining ions of the first portion of selected ions out of the mass analyzer into a detector.. .
Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd.
01/08/15
20150008312

Generation of reagent ions for ion-ion reactions


An apparatus, system and method of providing that allow for the generation of reagent ions within an inner region of a mass spectrometer for use in ion-ion reactions such as ptrs and etd using a reagent ion generator. The location where these reagent ions are generated can be as close as possible to the point of action, or the reaction zone where the reagent ion and analyte ions will interact via ion-ion reactions to cause, e.g., ptrs and/or etd..
Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd.
01/08/15
20150008311

Reduction of cross-talk between rf components in a mass spectrometer


The invention generally relates to an assembly of a first rf component and a second rf component in a mass spectrometer, the first rf component comprising a first set of electrodes and the second rf component comprising a second set of electrodes, wherein the rf components are located and aligned end-to-end to one another, and wherein a transverse dimension of the electrodes of the first set is smaller than that of the electrodes of the second set. The assembly further comprises a conductive electric field screen located at an outer periphery of the first set of electrodes and facing the electrodes of the second set as to reduce rf electric field cross-talk between the electrodes of the first set and those of the second set.
Bruker Daltonics, Inc.
01/08/15
20150008310

Pulsed mass calibration in time-of-flight mass spectrometry


A method is provided for calibrating mass-to-charge ratio measurements obtained from a time-of-flight mass spectrometer used as a detector for a chromatographic system. The method can include introducing a calibrant material into the time-of-flight mass spectrometer after a sample is introduced to the chromatographic system, but before the analysis of the sample is complete, such that calibrant material and sample material are not present at the ion source of the mass spectrometer, contemporaneously, and back-flushing residual or leaking calibrant through a back-flush line and away from the mass spectrometer..
Zoex Corporation
01/01/15
20150005765

Electro-surgical system, an electro-surgical device, and a operating an electro-surgical system


An electro-surgical system (100) with an optical feedback functionality for performing electro-surgery on tissue (200) of patient. An electro-surgical device (105) has an electrode portion (110) with an optical guide (114) integrated therein.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
01/01/15
20150004722

Method for fabricating light-emitting element and light-emitting element


A light-emitting element and its fabrication method are provided. The light-emitting element includes an el layer between a pair of electrode, and the el layer is formed by evaporation of an organic compound.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
01/01/15
20150002917

Device for continuous adjustment of spectrometer gap widths


A microscope has an aperture arrangement that, in order to limit the dimension of a light beam, comprises an aperture opening. The size of the aperture opening is adjustable with the aid of a first aperture member and a second aperture member.
Leica Microsystems Cms Gmbh
01/01/15
20150001401

Sperical neutron detector


A neutron spectrometer is described. The neutron detector comprises a conversion layer provided on an outer surface of a spherical core of neutron-moderating material.
Symetrica Limited
01/01/15
20150001392

Mass analysis device


An object of the present invention is to prevent lowering of introduction efficiency of ions and to reduce labor for a cleaning operation. In order to solve the above problems, the present invention provides a mass spectrometer where ion introduction hole of an electrode is divided into a first region, a second region, and a third region, a central axis direction of the ion introduction hole in both or either one of the first region and the third region is different from a flow direction axis of the ion inside the ion introduction hole in the second region, and axes of the ion introduction hole in the first region and the third region are in an eccentric position relationship..
Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
01/01/15
20150001388

Droplet manipulation using gas-phase standing-wave ultrasound fields in ms sources


An ion source for a mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising an ionisation device which emits a stream of droplets and one or more ultrasonic transmitters which create one or more acoustic standing waves. The acoustic standing waves may be used to further nebulise the stream of droplets and induce internal mixing of the droplets..
Micromass Uk Limited
12/25/14
20140378797

Apparatus for optical analysis of an associated tissue


The present invention relates to an apparatus 100 and, a method and a computer program for determining a first parameter indicative of a concentration of lycopene. In particular, the invention relates to an apparatus 100 comprising a spectrometer 02, which spectrometer comprises a light source 104 and a detector 106, 108 arranged to measure an optical spectrum via an interventional device 112.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
12/25/14
20140375999

Complex-fish (fourier-transform, integrated-optic spatial heterodyne) spectrometer with n x 4 mmi (multi-mode interference) optical hybrid couplers


An apparatus including a transform spectrometer with n×4 multi-mode interface optical hybrid couplers, wherein n=2 or 4, is herein provided. A transform spectrometer apparatus implemented on a planar waveguide circuit is also provided, including: an input optical signal waveguide for carrying an input optical signal; a plurality of input couplers connected to the input optical signal waveguide, each input coupler capable of sending an output signal; an array of interleaved waveguide mach-zehner interferometers (mzi), with each mzi coupled to a respective input coupler and each mzi having at least one mzi waveguide for receiving an output signal; and, a plurality of output coupler portions, each output coupler portion coupled to a respective mzi.
12/25/14
20140375990

Double-grating surface-enhanced raman spectroscopy


A double-grating surface-enhanced raman spectrometer. The spectrometer includes a substrate; a plurality of nanofingers carried by the substrate, the nanofingers arranged to define a first optical grating; a light source oriented to project a beam of light toward the first optical grating; a second optical grating oriented to receive a beam of light scattered from the first optical grating; and a detector oriented to receive a beam of light scattered from the second optical grating..
12/25/14
20140374601

Method and the application of force to a sample for detection using an electromechanical means


The embodiments of the present invention are directed to applying intimate contact pressures to samples while undergoing atr infrared interrogation. As a general mode of operation, after a solid sample is placed on the atr element, a force actuator moves an anvil arm to apply a contact force to the sample against the atr.
12/25/14
20140374591

In situ generation of ozone for mass spectrometers


In some embodiments, a mass spectrometer capable of performing ozid is disclosed that can provide ozone in situ within an evacuated chamber of the spectrometer, e.g., within a collision cell or within the vacuum chamber of the mass spectrometer. In some embodiments, a corona discharge generated within the evacuated chamber can be employed to convert an ozone precursor delivered to the chamber into ozone..
Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd.
12/25/14
20140374590

Apparatus and cross-flow ion mobility spectrometry


A cross-flow ion mobility spectrometer consists of two parallel plates defining a volume between them. Analyte ions flow along an axis from an entrance end to an exit end through the volume.
Bruker Daltonics, Inc.
12/25/14
20140374589

Method and improved sensitivity in a mass spectrometer


Ions are generated in a high pressure region and are passed into a vacuum chamber having an inlet and an exit aperture. The configuration of the inlet aperture and the pressure difference between the high pressure region and the vacuum chamber provides a supersonic free jet expansion that has a barrel shock of predetermined diameter.
Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd
12/25/14
20140374588

Method and improved sensitivity in a mass spectrometer


A method and apparatus is provided including an ion source for generating ions, a vacuum chamber having an inlet aperture for receiving ions and an exit aperture for passing ions from the vacuum chamber. At least one ion guide is provided between the inlet and exit apertures, the at least one ion guide having an entrance end and an exit end.
Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd.
12/25/14
20140374587

Ion group irradiation device and secondary ion mass spectrometer


The present invention provides an ion group irradiation device which includes: an ion source which generates an ion; and an ion group selecting unit which selects an ion group containing a cluster ion from ions released from the ion source, in an ion group irradiation device for irradiating a sample with the ion group, wherein the ion source has a pressure gradient forming unit for changing a pressure with which a material of the cluster ion is jetted, with time, the ion group selecting unit has a chopper which performs a chopping operation of selecting the ion group by passing and blocking the cluster ions in a traveling direction by the opening and closing of the chopper, and the chopper performs two or more times of the chopping operations per one time of a pressure gradient forming operation by the pressure gradient forming unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
12/25/14
20140374586

Ion group irradiation device, secondary ion mass spectrometer, and secondary ion mass spectrometry method


Provided is an ion group irradiation device for facilitating the distinction of peaks in secondary ion mass spectra. The ion group irradiation device for irradiating a sample with an ion group includes an ion source for generating ions, an ion group selecting unit configured to select, from the ions released from the ion source, two or more ion groups formed of ions having different average masses, and a primary ion irradiation unit configured to irradiate the sample with the two or more ion groups.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
12/25/14
20140374585

Ion group irradiation device, secondary ion mass spectrometer, and secondary ion mass spectrometry method


The present invention provides an ion group irradiation device for irradiating a sample with an ion group, comprising: an ion group selecting unit configured to select, from ions released from an ion source, at least two ion groups formed of ions having different average masses; and a primary ion irradiation unit configured to irradiate the sample with the at least two ion groups selected by the ion group selecting unit, wherein the ion group selecting unit selects at least one ion group and further selects the at least two ion groups from each of the selected at least one ion group.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


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