05224778 is referenced by 11 patents and cites 8 patents.

Apparatus for verifying the temperature of a polymerase chain reaction system comprises a pair of conical probe tips which are shaped to fit the wells of the temperature-controlled sample block. One of the probe tips encloses a resistance thermometer device which is connected by cable to a meter outside the system. The cable passes through the other probe tip where it is warmed, thereby reducing measurement errors due to heat conductance to ambient. The probe tips are normally arranged to fit into adjacent wells of the sample block.

Title
Temperature verification for polymerase chain reaction systems
Application Number
7/716719
Publication Number
5224778
Application Date
November 12, 1991
Publication Date
July 6, 1993
Inventor
James W Frey
Orange
CT, US
Robert L Grossman
Southbury
CT, US
Agent
Edwin T Grimes
John R Wahl
Assignee
The Perkin Elmer Corporation
CT, US
IPC
G01K 13/00
G01K 7/18
G01K 7/00
G01K 1/14
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