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Bernhard Weigl, Diane M Zebert, Margaret A Kenny: Device for rapidly joining and splitting fluid layers. University of Washington, Greenlee Winner and Sullivan P C, October 24, 2000: US06136272 (96 worldwide citation)

A device and method for introducing a second laminar fluid layer to, or removing a second laminar fluid layer from, a first laminar fluid layer are provided. Each laminar fluid layer can contain two or more side by side laminar streams. The device includes a main flow channel, and at least one tribu ...


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Caicai Wu, Bernhard Weigl, Margaret A Kenny, Paul Yager: Simultaneous particle separation and chemical reaction. University of Washington, Greenlee Winner and Sullivan P C, April 24, 2001: US06221677 (77 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a method and apparatus for detecting the presence of analyte particles in a sample fluid also comprising larger particles, particularly blood. It exploits diffusion to provide simultaneous filtering of the larger particles and reaction of the analyte particles. A sample strea ...


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Bernhard Weigl, Paul Yager, James P Brody: Device and method for 3-dimensional alignment of particles in microfabricated flow channels. University of Washington, Greenlee Winner and Sullivan P C, December 12, 2000: US06159739 (74 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a sheath flow module made from a first plate of material having formed therein a laminar fluid flow channel; at least two inlets, each inlet joining the laminar flow channel at a junction, the first inlet junction being wider than the second inlet junction, and an outl ...


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Travis Marsot, Paul Lum, Don Alden, James Ross, Ron L Bardell, Bernhard Weigl: Method and apparatus for an improved sample capture device. Sanofi Aventis Deutschland, Paul Davis, Goodwin Procter, October 9, 2012: US08282576 (26 worldwide citation)

A body fluid sampling device is provided. A mesh may be used to guide blood or fluid to travel directly from the wound to an analyte detecting port on the cartridge. Thus the volume of blood or body fluid produced at the wound site irregardless of its droplet geometry can be reliable and substantial ...


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Caicai Wu, Bernhard Weigl, Margaret A Kenny, Paul Yager: Simultaneous particle separation and chemical reaction. University of Washington, Greenlee Winner and Sullivan P C, October 2, 2001: US06297061 (23 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a method and apparatus for detecting the presence of analyte particles in a sample fluid also comprising larger particles, particularly blood. It exploits diffusion to provide simultaneous filtering of the larger particles and reaction of the analyte particles. A sample strea ...


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Bernhard Weigl, Hans Jochen Paul, Eric Eva: Attenuating filter for ultraviolet light. Carl Zeiss SMT, Sughrue Mion PLLC, March 27, 2007: US07196842 (13 worldwide citation)

An attenuating filter provides a prescribed attenuation of the intensity of transmitted, short-wavelength, ultraviolet light, in particular, at wavelengths below 200 nm, that is governed by a predefinable spatial distribution of its spectral transmittance. The filter has a transparent substrate (3), ...


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Johannes Kraus, Alois Herkommer, Bernhard Weigl, Michel Le Maire, Holger Muenz: Method for measuring a spectrum of a narrowband light source, and spectrometer arrangement. Carl Zeiss Laser Optics, Fish & Richardson P C, October 16, 2012: US08289520 (2 worldwide citation)

A spectrometer arrangement for measuring a spectrum of a light beam emitted by a narrowband light source, such as a bandwidth-narrowed laser, includes at least one etalon, a beam splitter for splitting the light beam into a first partial beam and a second partial beam, one or more optical directing ...


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Vitaliy Shklover, Holger Kierey, Holger Muenz, Michel Le Maire, Bernhard Weigl: Optical devices and related systems and methods. Carl Zeiss Laser Optics, Fish & Richardson P C, December 8, 2009: US07629572 (1 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to a light beam intensity non-uniformity correction device that includes an optical element having a light entrance face with an antireflective property. According to the invention the antireflective property is locally amended in order to enhance light beam intensity uniformi ...


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Bernhard Weigl, Rick Sandstrom: Illumination apparatus and method for controlling energy of a laser source. Cymer, Carl Zeiss Laser Optics, Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch, Noel C Gillespie, May 13, 2014: US08723073

The disclosure relates to an illuminating apparatus for illuminating a sample on a work stage, optionally with a relatively narrow illuminating line of relatively controlled energy, as well as methods for controlling energy of a laser source when illuminating a sample on a work stage with a relative ...