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Means for analyzing gas sample

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
422088000 Including means for adsorbing or absorbing gas into or onto liquid or solid media 19
422086000 Including means reacting gas with color indicator 12
422098000 Analysis based on electrical measurement 11
422094000 Combustible gas detector 7
422084000 Breath tester 7
422093000 Including means dividing sample stream into plural parallel segments having diverse treating means and the analytical result compared or combined 1
20110236267Chemical and Biological Sensor - The present disclosure provides a sensor device. The sensor device may include an intake port for an air sample connected to a mixing chamber. The mixing chamber may contain at least one device for the introduction of a liquid or gel detection improvement agent, or at least one mechanical dispersal device for the introduction of a solid detection improvement agent. The detection improvement agent may be operable to interact with a chemical or biological agent in the air sample. The mixing chamber may also include at least one heating or cooling plate and at least device for the introduction of water or an aromatic solvent into the air sample as well as at least one detection element able to detect a chemical or biological agent in the air sample. The mixing chamber may be connected to an exhaust port.09-29-2011
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20090214389GAS SENSOR - A gas sensor including: a gas detection element; a metal shell extending in an axial direction; and a metal cylinder extending in an axial direction, wherein a leading end portion of the metal cylinder surrounds a base end portion of the metal shell and is fixed to the metal shell via a circumferential welded portion. The metal shell includes: Fe in an amount equal to or more than 50.0 mass %; C in an amount of 0.02 mass % to 0.15 mass %; Cr in an amount of 11.5 mass % to 18.0 mass %; and Nb in an amount equal to or more than twice amount of C in mass %.08-27-2009
20130028791HYDROGEN-ABSORBING ALLOY AND HYDROGEN SENSOR USING THE ALLOY - A hydrogen sensor using a hydrogen-absorbing alloy containing an Mg—Ni-based alloy and a Zr—Ti-based alloy includes a substrate (01-31-2013
20130064715Site analysis system for the calculation of the isotope ratio of carbon in several gas species by means of a single analyser - The present invention relates to a system of analysis, which can be used in a mobile laboratory in a drilling site situation or in a similar situation, suitable for measuring (preferably in relation to at least two partially gaseous species, which derive preferably from a mixture extracted from a drilling mud, for example, methane, ethane, propane and/or any other heavier hydrocarbons) the quantities of the different isotopes of at least a same chemical element (preferably the quantities of 03-14-2013
20090010808Bio-sensor and bio-sensor reporting system - A biosensor unit that can be wall mounted in a location to perform testing of ambient air for bio-contaminants. This could contain an air filter for collecting contaminants and a micro-laboratory on a chip or otherwise situated within the unit to perform DNA or RNA binding tests for specific biological targets. Information from such units distributed within an environment could be communicated to one or more central locations via the internet or other communication means to be logged or recorded or to produce reports or alarms.01-08-2009
20110293480SENSOR THAT COMPENSATES FOR DETERIORATION OF A LUMINESCABLE MEDIUM - A sensor that generates an output signal in response to a stimulus, wherein the output signal is generated with a predetermined relationship to one or more properties of the stimulus such that the one or more properties of the stimulus can be determined as a function of the output signal. In one embodiment the sensor comprises a component, a sensor processor, and a transmitter. The component deteriorates, thereby causing predictable fluctuations in the predetermined relationship between the output signal and the one or more properties of the stimulus. The sensor processor provides information related to the deterioration of the component. The transmitter wirelessly transmits the information provided by the processor.12-01-2011
20100028209ORGANIC SENSOR DEVICE AND ITS APPLICATIONS - The invention is characterised in that it has a layer of organic material sensitive to changes in pressure, voltage, deformation, gases and/or temperature; wherein said organic layer consists of at least one conductive salt or complex including a molecule A and a dopant D, said molecule A being an electron donor or acceptor organic molecule or macromolecule capable of forming a conductive salt or complex, which without doping is not conductive, and with the presence of dopant D becomes a compound that is donor or acceptor of electrons and capable of forming conductive salt or complex with the molecule or macromolecule A; and a base substrate, in close contact with said layer of organic material. The sensor device is useful in molecular electronics or plastic electronics, in particular, in the field of organic sensors.02-04-2010
20090263287FUNCTIONALIZED PARTICLES FOR COMPOSITE SENSORS - A chemical sensor having a transducer element and a layer of composite material including a polymer matrix and a solid particulate filler disposed in the polymer matrix provides chemical sensors exhibiting improved properties. In particular, the device allows polymer matrix materials to be selected based primarily on diffusion properties, strength, stability and other physical characteristics substantially independent of limitations and compromises that arise when attempting to synthesize polymers having specific types of sensory groups chemically bound to the polymer. The invention also allows greater ability to modify sensor response characteristics by appropriate modification of the particulate filler, whereby a diverse sensor array may be fabricated more easily and at a lower cost.10-22-2009
20090263286SENSOR - A sensor includes: a sensor element extending in an axial direction comprising a leading end portion exposed to a gas measurement object; a metal shell covering a periphery of the sensor element; an outer cylinder member fixed to a rear end side of the metal shell, the outer cylinder member being composed of a first metal material; and a protection outer cylinder member covering an outer surface of the outer cylinder member, the protection outer cylinder being composed of a second metal material. The outer cylinder member further includes a sealing part in contact with a circumference of the protection outer cylinder member, and a spaced part positioned closer to a leading end side than the sealing part, and spaced from the protection outer cylinder member. The first metal material is less subject to rusting than the second metal material.10-22-2009
20080206106Method and apparatus for rapidly concentrating particles for analysis of explosives - A fast alternative for detecting dangerous or illegal substances is taught that improves upon the relatively slow conventional batch method of collecting and concentrating particles in filters. The new method concentrates the particles on-line and almost instantaneously, taking advantage of their inertia. Particles are thus concentrated on the fly from a large gas sample flow rate into a small gas flow rate, where they are rapidly volatilized and their vapors sensed in an analytical instrument such as a mass spectrometer or an ion mobility spectrometer.08-28-2008
20090110604Substrates for nitric oxide releasing devices - The present disclosure relates to substrates associated with nitric oxide.04-30-2009
20090291026Catalytic Alloy Hydrogen Sensor Apparatus and Process - An apparatus comprising a processing unit; a feed conduit and an effluent conduit connected to the processing unit; at least one operating parameter device associated with the processing unit, the feed conduit, the effluent conduit or a combination thereof; a catalytic alloy hydrogen sensor in fluid communication with the processing unit, the feed conduit, the effluent conduit or a combination thereof; and a computer processor electrically connected to the catalytic alloy hydrogen sensor, has been developed. A pressure indicator may be positioned to indicate the pressure of fluid passing through the catalytic alloy hydrogen sensor and there may be an electrical connection between the computer processor and the pressure indicator. The catalytic alloy hydrogen sensor may be a palladium-nickel catalytic alloy hydrogen sensor.11-26-2009
20090142233Gas sensor system - A system including a sensor and a sensor holder. The sensor includes an inlet port for receiving a gas sample and an outlet port for exhausting a portion of the gas sample. The sensor generates an output signal indicative of an oxygen concentration of the gas sample. The sensor holder removably receives and contains the sensor and includes an inlet port for communicating the gas sample to the sensor and an outlet port for receiving the exhausted portion of the gas sample from the sensor. The inlet port of the sensor holder is aligned and sealably interfaced with the inlet port of the sensor such that the inlet ports defining a common inlet bore. The outlet port of the sensor holder is aligned and sealably interfaced with the outlet port of the sensor such that the outlet ports defining a common outlet bore.06-04-2009
20110142719CARBON MONOXIDE (CO) MICROSIR SENSOR SYSTEM - The present invention provides very small low cost apparatus and method for determining the concentration and/or hazard from a target gas by means of optically monitoring one or more sensors that responds to carbon monoxide. The apparatus comprises a photon source optically coupled to the sensor and the photon intensity passing through the sensor is quantified by one or more photodiode(s) in a system, so that the photon flux is a function of at least one sensor's response to the target gas, e.g., transmits light through the sensor to the photodiode. The photocurrent from the photodiode is converted to a sensor reading value proportional to the optical characteristics of the sensors and is loaded into a microprocessor or other logic circuit. In the microprocessor, the sensor readings may be differentiated to determine the rate of change of the sensor readings and the total photons absorbed value may be used to calculate the CO concentration.06-16-2011
20090220384INTEGRATED PARAFOIL THREAT AGENT SENSOR SYSTEM AND METHODS - A method for collecting and sensing a column of air in near real-time to detect one or more agents dispersed within the air column is described. The method includes passing the column of air through a port in a parafoil, the parafoil configured with a flow-through sensor suite located in the port and operable such that the column of air passes through the sensor suite, operating the sensor suite to test the column of air for the one or more agents, and receiving test results from the sensor suite.09-03-2009
20090257919ANTIGEN EXPOSURE CHAMBER SYSTEM - An object of the present invention is to solve the problems in conventional art antigen exposure chambers, and specifically, to provide an antigen exposure chamber system capable of simultaneously exposing a large number of test objects in a chamber to a uniform antigen (pollen, mite or house dust, etc.) in all seasons. In order to achieve the above object, in an antigen exposure chamber system according to the present invention, an outdoor air is supplied via an outdoor air diffuser 10-15-2009
20100178209Hydrogen Sensor - In a hydrogen sensor (07-15-2010
20090117007GAS SENSOR - A gas sensor including a detection element having a stacked structure configured to detect a specified gas component contained in a gas to be detected. The detection element includes: a sensing portion including one or more solid electrolyte layers containing a first material as a main component and having a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface; a first portion stacked on the first surface and including one or more first base layers containing a second material as a main component different from the first material; and a second portion stacked on the second surface and including one or more second base layers containing the second material. A total thickness of the one or more second base layers in a stacking direction is not less than 80% but not more than 120% of a total thickness of the one or more first base layers.05-07-2009
20100054998HUMIDITY CONTROL SYSTEM FOR THE SENSING CELL OF AN ANALYTE PERMEATION TESTING INSTRUMENT - A humidity control system for an analyte permeation testing instrument. The system includes (i) an analyte permeation testing instrument, (ii) a sensor for sensing a target analyte, (iii) a humidity control chamber, and (iv) a selectively permeable membrane permeable to water vapor and impermeable to the target analyte. The analyte permeation testing instrument defines a testing chamber operable for engaging a test film such that the testing chamber is sealingly separated by the test film into a first cell and a second cell throughout a permeation testing period. The sensor is placed in fluid communication with the first cell. The humidity control chamber is positioned adjacent the first cell and in fluid communication with both a source of gas having a known humidity and the first cell, with the selectively permeable membrane sealingly separating the humidity control chamber from the first cell.03-04-2010
20090028756Patches for non-intrusive monitoring of oxygen in packages - This disclosure describes an Oxygen sensing patch that can be attached to the interior surface of packages for oxygen interrogation inside the package. The Oxygen sensing patch is integrated into the inside of the package during the packaging manufacturing process and, when used with a blue LED and fluorometer, will quantitatively report the amount of oxygen in the package. The Oxygen sensing patch is suitable for measuring oxygen in gas, such as headspace applications, and in liquid. Oxygen is sensed by measuring the phase shift of fluorescence of the fluorophore immobilized in the Oxygen sensing patch. The patch can be non-intrusively interrogated by a light source. The interrogation can be done using a phase fluorometer where oxygen level is desired, or inspected visually for color change using a hand held blue LED.01-29-2009
20110081276PARTICULATE SENSING ELEMENT AND PARTICULATE SENSOR HAVING THE PARTICULATE SENSING ELEMENT - A particulate sensing element that detects a concentration of electrically conductive particulates PM in a gas to be measured includes a sensing portion exposed to the gas to be measured in which a pair of sensing electrodes that face each other formed with a predetermined gap therebetween on a surface of an electrically insulating heat resistant base plate, and a heating element that heats the sensing portion to a predetermined temperature, wherein a catalyst layer that can oxidize the electrically conductive particulates PM is formed at least on a part of a portion except the sensing portion exposed to the gas to be measured.04-07-2011
20120148451DEVICE AND METHODS OF DETECTION OF AIRBORNE AGENTS - Provided are methods, devices and systems that utilize free-surface fluidics and SERS for analyte detection with high sensitivity and specificity. The molecules can be airborne agents, including but not limited to explosives, narcotics, hazardous chemicals, or other chemical species. The free-surface fluidic architecture is created using an open microchannel, and exhibits a large surface to volume ratio. The free-surface fluidic interface can filter interferent molecules, while concentrating airborne analyte molecules. The microchannel flow enables controlled aggregation of SERS-active probe particles in the flow, thereby enhancing the detector's sensitivity.06-14-2012
20110158854HYDROGEN CONCENTRATION MEASURING INSTRUMENT - This invention is to obtain a highly reliable measurement result by correcting a hydrogen concentration by the use of a concentration of oxygen contained in a measurement gas, and the hydrogen concentration measuring instrument comprises a hydrogen concentration measuring part 06-30-2011
20090317300Method and apparatus for determining a concentration of a component in an unknown mixture - The invention relates to a method and apparatus for determining a concentration of a component in an unknown mixture. The method includes the steps of preparing a reactant having a specified pH level and a specified temperature and combining the unknown mixture with the reactant. The method further includes varying the pH level and temperature of the combination of the reactant and the unknown mixture to facilitate converting at least one selected component. Upon varying the pH level and temperature, the method will release volatiles from the selected component(s). Based on these released volatiles, which indicate the concentration of the selected component(s), the method detects the indication. The apparatus for determining a concentration of a component in an unknown mixture includes a container having a specified volume, a reactant chamber, and a sample chamber. The receptacle contains a reactant, placed within the reactant chamber, having a predetermined pH level and a predetermined volume. The receptacle also has a headspace sampling interface in contact with the container for permitting connection to a headspace sampling device and a sample introduction interface for permitting connection to a sample injector to introduce a sample into the sample chamber.12-24-2009
20080279726Cuvette - The invention relates to a cuvette (11-13-2008
20100158758Gas Sensor Assembly - A gas sensor assembly may include a housing defining a chamber. A gas sensor may be mounted in the chamber. An inlet tube may be secured to the housing and extend into the chamber of the housing: The inlet tube may define a passage providing fluid communication between outside the housing and the chamber of the housing.06-24-2010
20100196208IGNITION OR PLASMA GENERATION APPARATUS - There is provided an ignition or plasma generation apparatus that eliminates the need for resonance means in a combustion chamber and simplifies the electrode structure within the combustion chamber in an instance where energy from each of a spark discharge and microwaves is used to ignite an air-fuel mixture gas in an internal combustion engine. The ignition or plasma generation apparatus includes a mixing circuit for mixing a high-voltage pulse from a high-voltage pulse generator and microwave energy from a microwave generator; and an ignition plug into which an output from the mixing circuit is supplied, the plug used for introducing the output into a combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine. The output supplied from the mixing circuit to the ignition plug is supplied in a manner in which the microwave energy and the high-voltage pulse are superimposed on each other on a same transmission line.08-05-2010
20090047182Electrostatic Fluid Accelerator for Controlling a Fluid Flow - An electrostatic fluid accelerator includes an electrode array comprising an array of corona discharge electrodes and an array of accelerating electrodes for moving a fluid. A detector is configured to sense a constituent component of the fluid. A control circuit supplies power to the electrode array and operates the electrostatic fluid accelerator in response to an output from the detector.02-19-2009
20080219895GAS SENSOR - A gas sensor which includes walls delimiting a gas detection chamber, and having an introduction port (or an inlet) through which an observed gas is introduced into the gas detection chamber, a measuring element disposed in the gas detection chamber and measuring concentration of a subject gas contained in the observed gas, and a heater constituting at least a portion of the walls, the portion facing the gas detection chamber.09-11-2008
20090280031METHODS FOR USE OF A SENSITIVE LAYER FOR HYDROGEN SULPHIDE DETECTION WITH SAW/BAW DEVICES - Methods can be adapted for design of a sensitive monolayer for detection of hydrogen sulphide at room temperature with SAW/BAW devices. The sensitive monolayer can be synthesized based on chemical compounds, which belongs to a class of thiacalix[n]arenas, mercapto halides, mercapto alcohols and chloromethylated thiacalix[n]arenas. The sensitive monolayer can be directly immobilized or anchored at the surface of a piezoelectric quartz substrate in a covalently bonded manner by means of direct printing process. The piezoelectric quartz substrate can be activated in basic medium or in acid medium before the immobilization of the sensitive monolayer in order to increase the population of OH groups. Thus, the synthesized sensitive monolayer exhibits a high site density, fast response and long-term stability for H11-12-2009
20120156101ASSEMBLY FOR THE CONTROLLED FEEDING AND DELIVERY OF A GAS MIXTURE INTO AN ANALYSIS CHAMBER - An assembly for a controlled feeding and delivery of a gas mixture into an analysis chamber includes at least one metering line, a flow limiter disposed in the at least one metering line, a first capillary disposed in the at least one metering line downstream of the flow limiter, an analysis chamber configured to receive the gas mixture from the at least one metering line, an outlet line, and a bypass line with a nozzle disposed therein. The bypass line branches off from the at least one metering line downstream of the flow limiter and upstream of the first capillary. The bypass line opens into the outlet line downstream of the analysis chamber.06-21-2012
20100209301FUNCTIONALIZED PARTICLES FOR COMPOSITE SENSORS - A chemical sensor having a transducer element and a layer of composite material including a polymer matrix and a solid particulate filler disposed in the polymer matrix provides chemical sensors exhibiting improved properties. In particular, the device allows polymer matrix materials to be selected based primarily on diffusion properties, strength, stability and other physical characteristics substantially independent of limitations and compromises that arise when attempting to synthesize polymers having specific types of sensory groups chemically bound to the polymer. The invention also allows greater ability to modify sensor response characteristics by appropriate modification of the particulate filler, whereby a diverse sensor array may be fabricated more easily and at a lower cost.08-19-2010
20130011299Apparatus for Testing Catalyst - A catalyst-testing apparatus includes a heater, a U-shaped reactor, a gas flow controller, a liquid flow controller, two pressure gauges, a separator and a chromatograph. In use, under control of the gas flow controller, natural gas and air are directed to the U-shaped reactor. Under control of the liquid flow controller, pure water is directed to the U-shaped reactor. The pure water travels down the wall of the U-shaped reactor. The pure water is heated and turned into steam in a front section of the U-shaped reactor. Together with the natural gas and the air, the steam is directed to a catalyst zone in the U-shaped reactor for reaction. With the chromatograph, volumes and compositions of resultant gases are analyzed. Thus, the stability of the performance of the catalyst is tested, and the performance of the catalyst for producing hydrogen by is revealed.01-10-2013
20130017120CARBON MONOXIE (CO) MICROSIR SENSOR SYSTEM - A very small low cost apparatus and method are provided for determining concentration from a target gas by means optically monitoring one or more sensors that respond to carbon monoxide. The apparatus comprises a photon source optically coupled to the sensor and the photon intensity passing through the sensor is quantified by one or more photodiode(s) in a system, so that the photon flux is a function of at least one sensor's response to the target gas, e.g., transmits light through the sensor to the photodiode. The photocurrent from the photodiode is converted to a sensor reading value proportional to the optical characteristics of the sensors and is loaded into a microprocessor or other logic circuit. In the microprocessor, the sensor readings may be differentiated to determine the rate of change of the sensor readings and the total photons absorbed value may be used to calculate the CO concentration.01-17-2013
20090148347NANO-CRYSTALLINE COMPOSITE-OXIDE THIN FILM, ENVIRONMENTAL GAS SENSOR USING THE THIN FILM, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE ENVIRONMENTAL GAS SENSOR - A nano-crystalline composite-oxide thin film for an environmental gas sensor, an environmental gas sensor using the thin film, and a method of manufacturing the environmental gas sensor are provided. The nano-crystalline composite-oxide thin film is formed of hetero-oxide nano-crystalline particles having independent crystalline phases from each other, and the environmental gas sensor including the thin film has excellent characteristics including high sensitivity, high selectivity, high stability and low power consumption.06-11-2009
20130202489GAS SENSOR WITH A HIGHLY POROUS STRUCTURE CONSTRUCTED OF CATALYST-CAPPED METAL-OXIDE NANOCLUSTERS - A gas sensor includes a plurality of loosely connected metal oxide nanoclusters configured to provide a porous structure, the metal oxide nanoclusters having an average characteristic length of 1 nm to 20 nm, and a coating made with catalytic material is deposited on an outer layer of the metal oxide nanoclusters.08-08-2013
20120087834APPARATUS FOR SYNTHESIS AND ASSAYING OF MATERIALS WITH TEMPERATURE CONTROL ENCLOSURE ASSEMBLY - An apparatus for material synthesis and assaying includes a well assembly having a well containing material. The well assembly is configured such that the material may be synthesized within the well. A measurement device, including a gas delivery and control system is operatively connected to the well assembly and is configured to provide gas to the well for measuring at least one property of the material in the well. An enclosure assembly is provided that includes an enclosure substantially enclosing the gas delivery and control system and is configured to maintain the gas at a predetermined temperature.04-12-2012
20120087833APPARATUS FOR SYNTHESIS AND ASSAYING OF MATERIALS - An apparatus for synthesis and assaying of materials is provided that significantly improves throughput efficiency by allowing for material synthesis and assaying in the same assembly while possessing the ability to reach higher pressures and higher temperatures than existing designs capable of synthesis and assaying in the same assembly. In addition, the apparatus provides for gas flow over the material sample, allowing for a number of materials to be synthesized within the apparatus by gas synthesis.04-12-2012

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