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Gregory DeBaryshe, Mark Modell, A Ze ev Hed: Spectral volume microprobe analysis of materials. MediSpectra, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, February 3, 1998: US05713364 (119 worldwide citation)

An optical probe collects light responses from a specimen that selectively and preferentially emanates from a localized volume element within the sample, with illumination irradiance and collection efficiency both dropping off away from the localized volume element, and a processor applies a vector ...


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Mark Modell, A Ze&apos ev Hed: Spectral volume microprobe arrays. Medispectra, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, June 25, 2002: US06411835 (93 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for determining a characteristic of a sample of a material by the interaction of electromagnetic radiation with the sample. The apparatus includes a source of electromagnetic radiation, an optical assembly and a detector. The optical assembly sequentially illuminat ...


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Robert Nordstrom, Mark Modell, Alexander Zelenchuk: Systems and methods for optical examination of samples. Medispectra, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, June 25, 2002: US06411838 (76 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to systems and methods for examining a sample using a substantially monostatic, substantially confocal optical system comprising transmitting optics that focus an illuminating light upon the sample and receiving optics that collect light emitted from the sample followin ...


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Mark Modell, Gregory DeBaryshe, A Ze ev Hed: Spectral volume microprobe for analysis of materials. MediSpectra, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, September 29, 1998: US05813987 (71 worldwide citation)

An optical probe collects light emanating from a specimen that selectively andpreferentially represents a localized volume element within the sample, with illuminationintensity and collection efficacy both dropping off away from the localized volume element to limit the integrated contribution from ...


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Robert Nordstrom, David Bee, Mark Modell, Ze ev Hed, Jennie Kwo, Matthew Emans: Optical probe accessory device for use in vivo diagnostic procedures. MediSpectra, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, January 25, 2005: US06847490 (62 worldwide citation)

The present invention recognizes that optical probes function both as medical access devices and as instruments which collect complex optical data. The invention provides an optical probe accessory device which can access luminal spaces within the body of a patient without sacrificing the quality of ...


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Mark Modell, Ze&apos ev Hed, David Bee, David Lipson, Jennie Kwo, Matthew Emans, Robert Nordstrom: Spectral volume microprobe arrays. MediSpectra, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, November 30, 2004: US06826422 (59 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for determining a characteristic of a sample of a material by the interaction of electromagnetic radiation with the sample. The apparatus includes an optical assembly and a protective barrier. The optical assembly sequentially illuminates a plurality of volume elem ...


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Mark Modell, A Ze ev Hed: Spectral volume microprobe arrays. MediSpectra, Foley Hoag & Eliot, August 15, 2000: US06104945 (44 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for determining a characteristic of a sample of a material by the interaction of electromagnetic radiation with the sample. The apparatus includes a source of electromagnetic radiation, an optical assembly and a detector. The optical assembly sequentially illuminat ...


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Robert Nordstrom, Mark Modell: Optical methods and systems for rapid screening of the cervix. MediSpectra Incorporated, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, July 30, 2002: US06427082 (22 worldwide citation)

A method and a system is provided for discriminating between healthy cervical tissue and pathologic cervical tissue based on the fluorescence response of the tissue to laser excitation (LIF) and the backscatter response to illumination by white light (in the spectral range of 360 to 750 nm). Combini ...


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Robert Nordstrom, Mark Modell, Alexander Zelenchuk: Substantially monostatic, substantially confocal optical systems for examination of samples. MediSpectra, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, July 6, 2004: US06760613 (20 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to systems and methods for examining a sample using a substantially monostatic, substantially confocal optical system comprising transmitting optics that focus an illuminating light upon the sample and receiving optics that collect light emitted from the sample followin ...


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Juan G Alvarez, Mark Modell: Method and apparatus for detecting hydrocarbon oxidation. Beth Israel Hospital Administration, Lahive & Cockfield, January 27, 1998: US05712165 (15 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for material analysis are disclosed in which an organic sample (e.g., a foodstuff, tissue sample or petroleum product) is illuminated at a plurality of discrete wavelengths which are absorbed by fatty acid and fatty acid oxidation products in the sample. Measurements of the inten ...