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|WO 2006123148, EP 1886107|
An electromagnetic radiation pulse (e.g., ultraviolet pulse)-measuring apparatus having a beam-splitter that splits the pulse into two sub-pulses, where spectrally-sheared up-converted replicas of the pulse are produced; useful for telecommunication, material processing and biological imaging.
|Isis Innovation (Oxford, UK)||Gorya S, Radunsky AS, Walmsley IA||5/20/2005||11/23/2006, 2/3/2008|
|US 20080009558, WO 2008008559|
A method of preparing polymer nanoparticles for biological imaging, involving producing a mixture of acrylate, polymerization initiator that is activated by microwave irradiation, cross-linker that creates intra-particle cross-links during polymerization and water based solvent.
|Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA, USA)||An Z, Hawker C, Stucky G||7/10/2006||1/10/2008, 1/17/2008|
An optical beam with an inhomogeneous polarization state in which polarization rotates in a continuous and counterclockwise manner while traversing a circular path around a beam axis in a clockwise direction; used for optical inspection, lithography and biological imaging, such as confocal microscopy for dark-field confocal inspection of biological samples and spectroscopic imaging.
|University of Rochester (Rochester, NY, USA)||Biss DP, Brown TG||1/12/2004||7/12/2007|
A novel chromophore used as a photo polymerization initiator for a composition used for biological imaging.
Bazan GC, Benmansour H, Gorohmaru H, Hong W, Koehler B, Kojima T, Maeda S, Mikhailovsky A, Shigeiwa M, Woo HY, Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA, USA)
|Bazan GC, Benmansour H, Gorohmaru H, Hong JW, Koehler B, Kojima T, Maeda S, Mikhailovsky A, Shigeiwa M, Woo HY||9/28/2004||6/19/2007|
A method of producing nanoparticles as micro-reactor vessels by combining two reactant mixtures and flash precipitating under conditions to react the polymeric reactants and form precipitated nanoparticles comprising a block and/or graft copolymer.
|Anacker J, Hoye TR, Macosko CW, Prud HRK||Anacker J, Hoye TR, Macosko CW, Prud HRK||7/20/2005||5/31/2007|
A biologically functional fluorescent magnetic nanometer particle and its preparation method and application. The particle has core-shell structure, including fluorescent material and magnetic material of the kernel layer; the shell layer formed by fluorescent transparent material; and the modified layer above the shell layer surface with an organic functional group.
|Shanghai Normal University (Shanghai)||Chen W, Shen H, Zhou L, Zhu L||11/15/2005||5/23/2007|
|WO 2007054552, FR 2893131|
A nanoparticles quantifying and/or detecting method for in vitro diagnosis, etc., involving illuminating through an upper or lower surface of a flat solid support, made of glass, using a white light source or polychromatic light to illuminate the nanoparticles present on the upper surface.
|Centre National Recherche Scientifique (Paris)||Fort E, Le Moal ER, Leveque-Fort SP, Ricolleau C||11/9/2005||5/18/2007, 5/11/2007|
A dynamic focusing apparatus that has an annular transducer, transmitter and receiver. The annular transducer includes different frequency responses at different surface positions and adjusts frequency characteristics of a transmit waveform or receive filter; used for ultrasonic imaging, for example, in biological or medical imaging and non-destructive testing.
|Li P||Li P||7/25/2005||2/15/2007|
A method for using dynamic digit model to detect CT angiography reconstruction algorithm performance.
|Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Shanghai)||Liu Z, Zhao J, Zhuang T||7/6/2006||12/27/2006|
A near-field imaging apparatus useful in a system for collecting image data of macromolecules, comprises a near-field microscope and a precision optical probe coupled to the microscope for noninvasively imaging inside a cell without destruction.
|O'Connell D, O'Connell-Rodwell C, Nanopoint (Honolulu, HI, USA)||O'Connell D, O'Connell-Rodwell C||11/8/2001||6/8/2006|