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Donald A Masquelier: Aerosol sampling system. The Regents of the University of California, Eddie E Scott, Alan H Thompson, February 10, 2004: US06688187 (25 worldwide citation)

A system for sampling air and collecting particulate of a predetermined particle size range. A low pass section has an opening of a preselected size for gathering the air but excluding particles larger than the sample particles. An impactor section is connected to the low pass section and separates ...


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Donald A Masquelier, Fred P Milanovich, Klaus Willeke: High air volume to low liquid volume aerosol collector. The Regents of the University of California, L E Carnahan, Alan H Thompson, February 18, 2003: US06520034 (19 worldwide citation)

A high air volume to low liquid volume aerosol collector. A high volume flow of aerosol particles is drawn into an annular, centripetal slot in a collector which directs the aerosol flow into a small volume of liquid pool contained is a lower center section of the collector. The annular jet of air i ...


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Perry M Bell, Allen T Christian, Christopher G Bailey, Ladona Willis, Donald A Masquelier, Shanavaz L Nasarabadi: Biobriefcase aerosol collector heater. Lawrence Livermore National Security, Eddie E Scott, John H Lee, March 17, 2009: US07503230 (9 worldwide citation)

A system for sampling air and collecting particles potentially including bioagents entrained in the air for detection. The system comprises collecting a sample of the air with the particles entrained in the air, directing the sample to a receiving surface, directing a liquid to the receiving surface ...


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Kevin D Ness, Mark A Arbore, Jerry E Hurst, David L Klein, Donald A Masquelier: Detection system for droplet-based assays. Bio Rad Laboratories, Kolish Hartwell P C, May 20, 2014: US08730479 (3 worldwide citation)

System, including methods and apparatus, for light detection and signal processing for droplet-based assays. An exemplary system provides a method of detection for droplets. An examination region of a channel may be illuminated with first pulses of light interleaved with second pulses of light as dr ...


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Perry M Bell, Allen T Christian, Christopher G Bailey, Ladona Willis, Donald A Masquelier, Shanavaz L Nasarabadi: Biobriefcase aerosol collector. Lawrence Livermore National Security, Eddie E Scott, John H Lee, September 22, 2009: US07591197 (2 worldwide citation)

A system for sampling air and collecting particles entrained in the air that potentially include bioagents. The system comprises providing a receiving surface, directing a liquid to the receiving surface and producing a liquid surface. Collecting samples of the air and directing the samples of air s ...


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Kevin D Ness, Christopher F Kelly, Donald A Masquelier: Droplet generation for droplet-based assays. Bio Rad Laboratories, Kolisch Hartwell P C, November 22, 2016: US09500664 (1 worldwide citation)

A system, including method and apparatus, for generating droplets suitable for droplet-based assays. The disclosed systems may include either one-piece or multi-piece droplet generation components configured to form sample-containing droplets by merging aqueous, sample-containing fluid with a backgr ...


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Amy L Hiddessen, Kevin D Ness, Benjamin J Hindson, Donald A Masquelier: System for generating droplets—instruments and cassette. Bio Rad Laboratories, Kolisch Hartwell P C, May 2, 2017: US09636682 (1 worldwide citation)

System, including methods, apparatus, and kits, for forming emulsions. An exemplary system may comprise a device including a sample well configured to receive sample-containing fluid, a continuous-phase well configured to receive continuous-phase fluid, and a droplet well. The device also may includ ...


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Benjamin J Hindson, Billy W Colston Jr, Kevin D Ness, Donald A Masquelier: Calibrations and controls for droplet-based assays. Bio Rad Laboratories, Kolisch Hartwell P C, August 16, 2016: US09417190 (1 worldwide citation)

System, including methods and apparatus, for performing droplet-based assays that are controlled and/or calibrated using signals detected from droplets.


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Amy L Hiddessen, Donald A Masquelier, Kevin D Ness, Benjamin J Hindson, Anthony J Makarewicz Jr, Erin R Chia: System for forming emulsions. Bio Rad Laboratories, Kolisch Hartwell P C, July 28, 2015: US09089844 (1 worldwide citation)

System, including methods, apparatus, and kits, for forming emulsions. The system may include an instrument and a microfluidic chip received by the instrument. The instrument may apply pressure to prospective emulsion phases held by the chip, to drive formation and collection of emulsions in the chi ...


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Anthony J Ruggiero, Donald A Masquelier, Jeffery B Cooke, Jeffery S Kallman: Separating and combining single-mode and multimode optical beams. Lawrence Livermore National Security, John P Wooldridge, November 12, 2013: US08582936 (1 worldwide citation)

Techniques for combining initially separate single mode and multimode optical beams into a single “Dual Mode” fiber optic have been developed. Bi-directional propagation of two beams that are differentiated only by their mode profiles (i.e., wavefront conditions) is provided. The beams can be differ ...