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Apparatus and method for monitoring a thickness of a silicon wafer with a highly doped layer

Apparatus and method for monitoring a thickness of a silicon wafer with a highly doped layer

Capturing of cell fluid and analysis of its components under observation of cells and instruments for the cell fluid…

Capturing of cell fluid and analysis of its components under observation of cells and instruments for the cell fluid…

Capturing of cell fluid and analysis of its components under observation of cells and instruments for the cell fluid…

Chemical ionization with reactant ion formation at atmospheric pressure in a mass spectrometer

Date/App# patent app List of recent Spectrometer-related patents
10/23/14
20140316717
 Imaging mass analysis data processing method and imaging mass spectrometer patent thumbnailImaging mass analysis data processing method and imaging mass spectrometer
If spatial measurement point intervals in imaging mass analysis data of two samples to be compared are different and the degrees of spatial distribution spreading of substances are compared, one of the data is defined as a reference, the measurement point intervals in the other of the data are redefined so as to be equalized to the reference, and a mass spectrum at each virtual measurement point set as a result of the redefinition is obtained through interpolation or extrapolation based on a mass spectrum at an actual measurement points. If the arrays of the m/z values of mass spectra are different for each sample, the m/z value positions of the mass spectrum in one of the data are defined as a reference, and the intensity values corresponding to the reference m/z values are obtained through interpolation or extrapolation for the mass spectrum of the other of the data..
10/23/14
20140315333
 Apparatus and method for monitoring a thickness of a silicon wafer with a highly doped layer patent thumbnailApparatus and method for monitoring a thickness of a silicon wafer with a highly doped layer
Apparatus for monitoring a thickness of a silicon wafer with a highly-doped layer at least at a backside of the silicon wafer is provided. The apparatus has a source configured to emit coherent light of multiple wavelengths.
10/23/14
20140315237
 Capturing of cell fluid and analysis of its components under observation of cells and instruments for the cell fluid capturing and the analysis patent thumbnailCapturing of cell fluid and analysis of its components under observation of cells and instruments for the cell fluid capturing and the analysis
A method captures cellular components from a single cell and performs mass spectrometry on the components. The method includes inserting a nanospray ionization capillary tip into a specific region of the cell under observation with a microscope.
10/23/14
20140314660
 Chemical ionization with reactant ion formation at atmospheric pressure in a mass spectrometer patent thumbnailChemical ionization with reactant ion formation at atmospheric pressure in a mass spectrometer
The invention relates to the production of water cluster ions (“hydronium clusters”) at atmospheric pressure for the chemical ionization of analyte molecules. It is proposed that a corona discharge at the taylor cone of an aqueous liquid, preferably pure or slightly acidified pure water, is used instead of corona discharges on metal tips, which have been the usual method up to now.
10/23/14
20140313509
 Linearized variable-dispersion spectrometers and related assemblies patent thumbnailLinearized variable-dispersion spectrometers and related assemblies
Wavenumber linear spectrometers are provided including an input configured to receive electromagnetic radiation from an external source; collimating optics configured to collimate the received electromagnetic radiation; a dispersive assembly including first and second diffractive gratings, wherein the first diffraction grating is configured in a first dispersive stage to receive the collimated electromagnetic radiation and wherein the dispersive assembly includes at least two dispersive stages configured to disperse the collimated input; and an imaging lens assembly configured to image the electromagnetic radiation dispersed by the at least two dispersive stages onto a linear detection array such that the variation in frequency spacing along the linear detection array is no greater than about 10%.. .
10/23/14
20140312255
 Gaseous sample injection valve and gaseous sample injection method using same patent thumbnailGaseous sample injection valve and gaseous sample injection method using same
The present invention relates to a gaseous sample injection valve. The gaseous sample injection valve includes a middle body injecting a fixed amount of a gaseous sample into the vacuum chamber of a mass spectrometer, the middle body being constituted by a gaseous sample injection tube, a gaseous sample discharge tube, a storage part, and a vacuum chamber connection tube; an upper body accommodating a first solenoid coil, a first plunger, and a first packing; and a lower body accommodating a second solenoid coil, a second plunger, and a second packing.
10/23/14
20140312219
 Simultaneous inorganic mass spectrometer and method of inorganic mass spectrometry patent thumbnailSimultaneous inorganic mass spectrometer and method of inorganic mass spectrometry
An inorganic mass spectrometer capable of measuring a relevant and large or the full mass spectral range simultaneously may include a suitable ion source (e.g., an icp mass spectrometer with an icp ion source), an ion transfer region, ion optics to separate ions out of a plasma beam, a mattauch-herzog type mass spectrometer with a set of charged particle beam optics to condition the ion beam before an entrance slit, and a solid state multi-channel detector substantially separated from ground potential and separated from the potential of the magnet.. .
10/23/14
20140312216
 Signal processing for mass directed fraction collection patent thumbnailSignal processing for mass directed fraction collection
A system and removing noise from a mass spectrometer signal for fraction collection is described herein.. .
10/23/14
20140311969
 Water-treatment separating membrane of high flux having good chlorine resistance patent thumbnailWater-treatment separating membrane of high flux having good chlorine resistance
A water-treatment separating membrane includes a polyamide active layer formed on999 a porous support. The ratio of a maximum value with respect to a minimum value of a ratio of a peak height of a c=o double bond of a carboxyl group (—cooh) with respect to a peak height of a c=o double bond combined with an amide group (—conh—) is from 1.2 to 4, when measured after acid treating the polyamide active layer and by using a fourier transform infrared spectrometer (ftir)..
10/16/14
20140309577
 Smart shunt devices and methods patent thumbnailSmart shunt devices and methods
Devices and methods for the measurement and control of fluid using one or two capacitors are described. The devices use micro-electro-mechanical-systems (mems) and radio-frequency inductive coupling to sense the properties of a fluid in a tube.
10/16/14
20140306107
Methods for predictive automatic gain control for hybrid mass spectrometers
A method for mass analyzing ions comprising a restricted range mass-to-charge (m/z) ratios comprising performing a survey mass analysis using a mass analyzer to measure a flux of ions having m/z ratios within said restricted range and performing a dependent mass analysis of an optimal quantity of ions having m/z ratios within said restricted range, said optimal quantity collected for a time period determined by the measured ion flux, characterized in that: the time period is determined using a corrected ion flux that accounts for one or more of: (a) imperfect restriction of collected ions to the range of m/z ratios, (b) inclusion of ions within the range of m/z ratios that are undetected by the survey mass analysis, (c) different mass analyzers used for the dependent and survey mass analyses, and (d) different ion pathways used during dependent and the survey mass analyses.. .
10/16/14
20140306106
Method for automated checking and adjustment of mass spectrometer calibration
A method for automatically checking and adjusting a calibration of a mass spectrometer having a first quadrupole (q1), a fragmentation cell and a mass analyzer comprises: introducing a sample having at least one known chemical entity; decreasing a kinetic energy so as to prevent fragmentation of ions in the fragmentation cell; optionally applying a drag field to the fragmentation cell; ionizing the at least one known chemical entity sample to generate a set of ions; performing a mass scan of the set of ions using q1; transmitting the scanned ions through q1 to and through the fragmentation cell; detecting the scanned and transmitted ions by a detector of the mass analyzer; and comparing the results with expected results. Embodiments may include automatic recalibration or notification of possible errors, need for further data processing or an analysis of system performance..
10/16/14
20140306104
High-throughput mass-spectrometric characterization of samples
The invention relates to the characterization of samples which are located in their many hundreds up to tens or hundreds of thousands on a sample support plate in a regular pattern, a so-called array, by ionization with matrix-assisted laser desorption and mass spectrometric measurement, for example. The invention proposes that the position of the sample pattern, and thus the position of each sample in the measuring instrument, for example a mass spectrometer, should be determined by measuring at least two finely structured internal position recognition patterns, such as fine crosses.
10/16/14
20140306103
Ion inlet for a mass spectrometer
An ion inlet for a mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising a housing having a sampling orifice and an atmospheric pressure orifice. One or more gas outlets are provided in the housing.
10/16/14
20140305170
Supercritical fluid spectometer apparatus
A system for monitoring and obtaining spectral data from a supercritical fluid process. The system includes a process vessel containing a supercritical fluid, a light source, and a spectrometer.
10/09/14
20140302616
Method and device for determining properties of gas phase bases or acids
Properties, such as concentrations, of gas phase bases or acids of a gas sample are determined by providing a sample gas flow, which includes the bases or acids to be determined as sample constituents, as well as also interfering constituents, which are other constituents than the sample constituents. Reagent ions are provided and introduced into the sample gas flow to arrange proton transfer reaction and thereby forming sample ions.
10/09/14
20140301533
Protective shield for x-ray fluorescence (xrf) system
In one embodiment, a protective shield for a spectrometer is provided. The shield includes a body configured to substantially protect a front of the spectrometer, the body including an aperture that includes a protective mesh.
10/09/14
20140301532
Protective shield for x-ray fluorescence (xrf) system
In one embodiment, a protective shield for a spectrometer is provided. The shield includes a body configured to substantially protect a front of the spectrometer, the body including an aperture that includes a protective mesh.
10/09/14
20140301531
Protective shield for x-ray fluorescence (xrf) system
In one embodiment, a protective shield for a spectrometer is provided. The shield includes a body configured to substantially protect a front of the spectrometer, the body including an aperture that includes a protective mesh.
10/09/14
20140301530
Protective shield for x-ray fluorescence (xrf) system
In one embodiment, a protective shield for a spectrometer is provided. The shield includes a body and an aperture that includes a protective mesh.
10/09/14
20140300806
High-resolution hyper-spectral orthographic imaging spectrometer
A camera concurrently produces an orthographic map and map spectral content. Illumination from an image passes through a phase modulator and the resulting rotating photo-flux phase is converted to an electrical signal by multiple adjacent sensors of detectors of array of detectors.
10/09/14
20140300753
Imaging pipeline for spectro-colorimeters
A spectro-colorimeter system for imaging pipeline is provided, the system including a camera system; a spectrometer system; and a controller coupling the camera system and the spectrometer system. In some embodiments the camera system is configured to provide a color image with the first portion of the incident light.
10/09/14
20140299774
Spectrometer and method of operating same
A spectrometer has a first and second light sources (12, 14) which generate light radiation (24) in a first and second wavelength ranges, and a mirror unit (16) for deflecting the light radiation (24, 26) into a measurement path (18), arranged so that the radiation of both wavelength ranges (24, 26) runs through on the same optical path. A detector (20) detects radiation (24, 26) running through the measurement path (18) and an evaluation unit (22) evaluates the radiation (24, 26) incident at the detector (20) and for determining a concentration of a measurement gas component present in the measurement path (18).
10/09/14
20140299771
Terahertz time domain and frequency domain spectroscopy
Terahertz spectrometer having a wider range of terahertz radiation source, high temporal resolution of scanning (<0.0.099 μm or ˜0.3 pico second) over a wider range of scanning (up to ˜100 pico seconds). Also disclosed are exemplary applications of the spectrometer in biomedical, biological, pharmaceutical, and security areas..
10/09/14
20140299765
Apparatus for improved immunosuppressant drug monitoring
A liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry system includes: a source of a first mobile phase solvent consisting essentially of water plus 10 mm ammonium formate plus 0.05% formic acid; a source of a second mobile phase solvent consisting essentially of methanol plus 10 mm ammonium formate plus 0.05% formic acid; a chromatography column comprising a length of 30 mm or less of a stationary phase comprising an 8-carbon alkyl chain material bonded to 2.6 μm diameter particles having solid silica cores surrounded by porous silica outer layers; an electrospray ion source of a mass spectrometer fluidically coupled to the chromatography column so as to generate ions therefrom; a mass analyzer of the mass spectrometer operable to quantitatively detect the ions; and a programmable processor electronically coupled to the mass analyzer and comprising instructions operable to determine, based on the ion detection, a concentration of everolimus, sirolimus, tacrolimus, or cyclosporin a.. .
10/09/14
20140299763
Apparatus for elemental analysis of particles by mass spectrometry
A mass spectrometer has a particle introduction system and a vaporizer, atomizer, and ionizer configured to produce ions from elements associated with the particle. An ion mass-to-charge ratio analyzer is configured to separate ions according to their mass-to-charge ratio.
10/09/14
20140299762
Quantitative analysis method using mass spectrometer
In an ms unit, both an intensity of an ion having the highest intensity among the ions originating from a compound as the target of quantitative determination and an intensity of an isotopic ion are measured. A saturation detector determines whether or not digital data produced by an a/d converter from ion-intensity signals have reached a saturation level.
10/09/14
20140299760
Mass dependent automatic gain control for mass spectrometer
Systems and methods for automatic gain control in mass spectrometers are disclosed. An exemplary system may include a mass spectrometer, comprising a lens configured to receive a supply of ions, and a mass analyzer.
10/09/14
20140299758
Corona discharging device and ion migration spectrometer having same
The present invention provides a corona discharge device, comprising a first electrode including: a first substantially cylindrical inner chamber portion and a second substantially conical inner chamber portion in communication with the first inner chamber portion, wherein the second inner chamber portion has a cross sectional area that gradually enlarges in a direction away from the first inner chamber portion. The present invention also provides an ion mobility spectrometer comprising: an ionization region; and the corona discharge device disposed in the ionization region.
10/02/14
20140294145
X-ray fluorescence spectrometer
An x-ray fluorescence spectrometer includes: an x-ray source which irradiates a sample with primary x-rays; a light condensing device which condenses the primary x-rays to reduce an irradiation area on the sample; a detector which detects fluorescent x-rays produced from the sample irradiated with the primary x-rays; a housing which accommodates the x-ray source and the light condensing device; a temperature sensor which is disposed in at least one of the x-ray source and the periphery of the x-ray source; at least one external-air fan which is disposed on the housing, and which can exchange internal air with external air; and a control section which drives the external-air fan based on temperature information detected by the temperature sensor, to adjust the ambient temperature around the x-ray source to a constant temperature.. .
10/02/14
20140294143
X-ray fluorescence spectrometer
An x-ray fluorescence spectrometer includes: a sample stage configured to place a sample thereon; an x-ray source configured to irradiate the sample with primary x-rays; a detector, which is configured to detect fluorescent x-rays produced from the sample irradiated with the primary x-rays, and which includes an x-ray incident window formed by a window material through which fluorescent x-rays is transmittable; and a gas blowing mechanism configured to blow a gas to at least one of an outer surface of the x-ray incident window and the sample stage.. .
10/02/14
20140293282
Optical spectrometer and downhole spectrometry method
An optical spectrometer includes a near black body light source, a reference detector in a first optical path and a single measurement detector in a second optical path. A sample cell including a fluid flow line may be positioned in the second optical path upstream of the measurement detector.
10/02/14
20140293091
Sensor-synchronized spectrally-structured-light imaging
A smartphone is adapted for use as an imaging spectrometer, by synchronized pulsing of different led light sources as different image frames are captured by the phone's cmos image sensor. A particular implementation employs the cie color matching functions, and/or their orthogonally transformed functions, to enable direct chromaticity capture.
10/02/14
20140291544
Combined ion source for electrospray and atmospheric pressure chemical ionization
An ion source for a mass spectrometer comprises: a capillary having a nozzle for emitting a nebulized fluid sample; an electrode of the capillary; a high voltage power supply electrically coupled to the electrode; a second electrode disposed within or configurable to be disposed within a path of the nebulized fluid sample, wherein the capillary and capillary electrode are configurable so as to ionize the nebulized fluid sample by electrospray ionization and the second electrode is configurable so as to ionize the nebulized sample by atmospheric pressure chemical ionization and wherein the second electrode is moveable between positions such that the second electrode is and is not disposed within the path of the nebulized fluid sample, respectively.. .
10/02/14
20140291534
Recirculation detection by administration of a bolus
Methods and devices implementing, for detecting a recirculation, at the side of a dialysis solution, by a blood-sided administration of a bolus are disclosed. Recirculation may be detected by: measuring a first light absorbance value (ad) of a dialysis solution (d) draining off a dialyzer using a spectrometer, prior to the administration of the bolus; venous administration of the bolus having a predefined volume (qbven) at the venous access; measuring a second light absorbance value (bd) of the draining dialysis solution using a spectrometer, after the administration of the bolus; and determining a change in the absorbance value between the first (ad) and second (bd) measured absorbance values due to the presence of a bolus in the dialysis solution during recirculation as a basis for the recirculation quantification..
10/02/14
20140291507
Multi inlet for solvent assisted inlet ionisation
A mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising a dual channel solvent assisted inlet ionisation (“saii”) interface.. .
10/02/14
20140291505
Quantification of an analyte in serum and other biological matrices
Methods and systems for quantifying analytes in a biological sample are provided comprising preparing a biological sample for mass spectrometric analysis, utilizing an ionization source to ionize at least a portion of the prepared biological sample to generate an ionized analyte flow, introducing the ionized analyte flow into a differential mobility spectrometer set at a compensation voltage selected to extract ionized analyte molecules from the ionized analyte flow, introducing an output analyte flow of the differential mobility spectrometer into a mass spectrometer to detect and quantify analyte ions in the output analyte flow.. .
10/02/14
20140291503
Mass analyser, mass spectrometer and associated methods
A mass analyser for use in a mass spectrometer. The mass analyser has a set of electrodes including electrodes arranged to form at least one electrostatic sector, the set of electrodes being spatially arranged to be capable of providing an electrostatic field in a reference plane suitable for guiding ions along a closed orbit in the reference plane, wherein the set of electrodes extend along a drift path that is locally orthogonal to the reference plane and that curves around a reference axis so that, in use, the set of electrodes provide a 3d electrostatic field region.
10/02/14
20140291501
Photo-dissociation of proteins and peptides in a mass spectrometer
A method of mass spectrometry is disclosed comprising directing first photons from a laser onto ions located within a 2d or linear ion guide or ion trap. The frequency of the first photons is scanned and first photons and/or second photons emitted by the ions are detected.
10/02/14
20140291499
Mining systems and methods
The present invention provides systems and methods capable of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of leaching operations. In one embodiment, the present invention may utilize a coiled tubing directional drilling system capable of treating interior portions of the heap/formation.
09/25/14
20140286465
Wideband digital spectrometer
A processor, comprising a first data input configured to receive a stream of samples of a first signal having a spectral space, the stream having a data rate of at least 4 ghz; a second data input configured to receive a stream of samples of a second signal; a multitap correlator, configured to receive the first stream of samples and the second stream of samples, and producing at least one correlation output for each respective sequential sample of the first signal received; and a programmable control configured to alter a relationship of the stream of samples of the first signal and the stream of samples of the second signal, to thereby select, under program control, an alterable correlation output.. .
09/25/14
20140284490
Chemical detection system and related methods
A chemical detection system includes a frame, an emitter coupled to the frame, and a detector coupled to the frame proximate the emitter. The system also includes a shielding system coupled to the frame and positioned at least partially between the emitter and the detector, wherein the frame positions a sensing surface of the detector in a direction substantially parallel to a plane extending along a front portion of the frame.
09/25/14
20140284473
Atmospheric pressure ionization mass spectrometer
In an atmospheric pressure ionization source using an esi or the like having a desolvation pipe with one end opening serving as an ion-drawing port, a drying-gas supplying port for supplying a drying gas against the ion-drawing direction is provided below the ion-drawing port, i.e. At a position opposite to the side where a nozzle for spraying a liquid sample into an atmospheric pressure atmosphere is located, as viewed from the ion-drawing port.
09/25/14
20140284472
Ion mobility spectrometer
A method and apparatus are disclosed for improving ion mobility spectrometry by using a fast and spatially wide ion gate based on local rf field barrier opposed to a switching dc field. The improvement accelerates the ion mobility analysis and improves charge throughput and dynamic range of the ims.
09/25/14
20140284471
Mass spectrometers comprising accelerator devices
A method of mass spectrometry is disclosed comprising providing a flight region for ions to travel through and a detector or fragmentation device. A potential profile is maintained along the flight region such that ions travel towards the detector or fragmentation device.
09/25/14
20140284470
Lens for electron capture dissociation, fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometer comprising the same and method for improving signal of fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometer
A lens for electron capture dissociation may include: a first electrode and a second electrode spaced apart from each other and arranged along a first direction; and a third electrode and a fourth electrode spaced apart from each other and arranged along a second direction perpendicular to the first direction. The first electrode and the second electrode may be disposed in a space in which a magnetic field is formed in the first direction and trap electrons.
09/25/14
20140284406
Multi-nozzle chip for electrospray ionization in mass spectrometers
The invention involves electrospray ionization of dissolved substances at atmospheric pressure in the ion source of a mass spectrometer. A chip with a multitude of spray nozzles is proposed, where each individual spray nozzle is surrounded by several sheath gas nozzles, preferably in a symmetric arrangement, for the jet-like introduction of a sheath gas.


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