07173218 is referenced by 6 patents and cites 20 patents.

An apparatus and methods are provided for heating and sensing the temperature of a chemical reaction chamber without direct physical contact between a heating device and the reaction chamber, or between a temperature sensor and the reaction chamber. A plurality of chemical reaction chambers can simultaneously or sequentially be heated independently and monitored separately.

Title
Non-contact radiant heating and temperature sensing device for a chemical reaction chamber
Application Number
11/6131
Publication Number
7173218 (B2)
Application Date
December 7, 2004
Publication Date
February 6, 2007
Inventor
Janice G Shigeura legal representative
Portola Valley
CA, US
Assignee
Applera Corporation
CA, US
IPC
H05B 1/02
B01J 19/08
G01N 25/00
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