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A biochip includes a liquid crystal panel having liquid crystal cells each corresponding to each sample on a substrate. The liquid crystal panel includes an upper polarization filter, an upper transparent electrode, an upper orientation film, a liquid crystal, a lower orientation film, a lower transparent electrode and a lower polarization filter in this order. By application of voltage to a desired liquid crystal cell, external light is selectively radiated onto the sample. Thus, it is possible to achieve downsizing, cost reduction and high-speed operation of a biochip reader.

Title
Biochip with means for scanning light and method of reading the biochip
Application Number
10/422644
Publication Number
6856359 (B2)
Application Date
April 24, 2003
Publication Date
February 15, 2005
Inventor
Shigeru Aoyama
Kyoto
JP
Takeo Nishikawa
Minamiibaraki
JP
Tomohiko Matsushita
Kadoma
JP
Agent
Osha & May L
Assignee
Omron Corporation
JP
IPC
G02F 001/13
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