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Arthur Schleifer, Carol T Schembri, Michael P Caren: Preparation of biopolymer arrays. Agilent Technologies, Gordon Stewart, June 5, 2001: US06242266 (118 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for fabricating an array of biopolymers on a substrate using a biopolymer or biomonomer fluid, and using a fluid dispensing head. The head has at least one jet which can dispense droplets onto a substrate, the jet including a chamber with an orifice, and including an ejector w ...


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Michael P Caren, Carol T Schembri, Peter G Webb: Fabricating biopolymer arrays. Agilent Technologies, Gordon Stewart, November 27, 2001: US06323043 (67 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for fabricating an array of biopolymers on a substrate using a biopolymer or biomonomer fluid, and using a dispensing head. The head has a reservoir chamber and at least one jet which can dispense droplets onto a substrate. The jet includes a capillary delivery chamber communi ...


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William D Fisher, Richard P Tella, Michael P Caren: Method and apparatus for liquid transfer. Agilent Technologies, Gordon M Stewart, February 10, 2004: US06689323 (62 worldwide citation)

Liquids are transferred from a plurality of wells or depots having openings arranged in a selected format to one or more receptacles, by displacing liquid contained in each well so that a convex meniscus swells from the opening, and contacting the receptacle with the swollen meniscus to draw a porti ...


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Arthur Schleifer, Michael P Caren, Leslie A Leonard, Charles Z Hotz, Michel G M Perbost: Method and apparatus for fabricating replicate arrays of nucleic acid molecules. Agilent Technologies, October 30, 2001: US06309828 (59 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for fabricating replicate arrays of nucleic acid molecules include the preparation of the molecules and the application the molecules onto a substrate in an ordered array. The apparatus comprises a synthesis unit and a plurality of outlets. The synthesis unit comprises a plura ...


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Michael P Caren, Kevin J Luebke: Method of performing array-based hybridization assays using thermal inkjet deposition of sample fluids. Agilent Technologies, Gordan Stewart, April 24, 2001: US06221653 (55 worldwide citation)

Methods are provided for depositing a quantity of fluid onto the surface of an array. In the subject methods, a thermal inkjet head loaded with the fluid is positioned in opposing relationship to, e.g. over, the array surface. Actuation of the thermal inkjet results in the expulsion of a quantity of ...


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Michael P Caren, Max Stephen Gunther, John C Nadworny: Inkjet cartridge design for facilitating the adhesive sealing of a printhead to an ink reservoir. Hewlett Packard Company, Dennis G Stenstrom, April 7, 1998: US05736998 (39 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes an improved ink seal between a print cartridge body and an inkjet printhead. In a preferred embodiment, a nozzle member containing an array of orifices has a substrate, having heater elements formed thereon, affixed to a back surface of the nozzle member. Each orifice in th ...


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Phillip W Barth, Michael P Caren, William H McAllister, Carol T Schembri, Arthur Schleifer: Method and multiple reservoir apparatus for fabrication of biomolecular arrays. Agilent Technologies, Gordon M Stewart, October 8, 2002: US06461812 (34 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for delivering a plurality of different biological materials onto discrete locations on a receiving surface, as for example to fabricate an array of different biological material, includes a plurality of orifices in an orifice member, at least six delivery chambers each in fluid conducting ...


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Laurakay Bruhn, Michael P Caren, Carol T Schembri, Arthur Schleifer: Method and apparatus for making nucleic acid arrays. Agilent Technologies, October 1, 2002: US06458583 (24 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for depositing a nucleic acid on a substrate surface are provided. In the subject methods, a thermal inkjet head loaded with nucleic acid fluid composition is positioned in opposing relationship to, e.g. over, a substrate surface. Actuation of the thermal inkjet results in the ex ...


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Michael P Caren: Microfluidic pumping. Agilent Technologies, Gordon M Stewart, March 18, 2003: US06533553 (23 worldwide citation)

A microfluidic pumping apparatus and method using the apparatus. The apparatus may include a first pulse jet and working fluid in the pulse jet such that the first pulse jet, in response to activation by a set of electrical pulses, moves corresponding pulses of fluid from a first to an second side o ...


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Arthur Schleifer, Carol T Schembri, Michael P Caren: Preparation of biopolymer arrays. Agilent Technologies, Gordon M Stewart, April 16, 2002: US06372483 (22 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for fabricating an array of biopolymers on a substrate using a biopolymer or biomonomer fluid, and using a fluid dispensing head. The head has at least one jet which can dispense droplets onto a substrate, the jet including a chamber with an orifice, and including an ejector w ...