08241914 is referenced by 15 patents and cites 66 patents.

A method and apparatus for sorting stained particles in a fluid stream, each of the method and apparatus including an epi-illumination optics system with a focusing lens. The optics system being operable to direct a beam of electromagnetic radiation through the focusing lens in a forward direction along a beam axis intersecting particles in the fluid stream at the first location so that the particles pass through the beam, resulting in the fluorescence emissions from the particles being directed along the beam axis in a rearward direction.

Title
EPI-damage apparatus and methods for sorting particles
Application Number
13/106705
Publication Number
8241914 (B2)
Application Date
May 12, 2011
Publication Date
August 14, 2012
Inventor
Niraj V Nayak
Redondo Beach
CA, US
Jeremy T Hatcher
Urbana
IL, US
Lon A Westfall
Mahomet
IL, US
Gary P Vandre
Mahomet
IL, US
Jeffrey D Wallace
Rantoul
IL, US
Gary Durack
Urbana
IL, US
Agent
Ryan Scot Christensen
Cindee R Ewell
Assignee
Inguran
TX, US
IPC
C12N 5/076
C12M 1/36
G01N 21/64
G01N 33/48
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