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Douglas N Modlin, Glenn R Edwards, Michael T Taylor, Samuel A Marquiss: Light detection device. LJL BioSystems, Kolisch Hartwell Dickinson McCormack & Heuser, June 6, 2000: US06071748 (187 worldwide citation)

A high-throughput light detection instrument and method are described. Confocal optics structure enables exclusive light detection from a sensed volume in a composition.


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Douglas N Modlin, Glenn R Edwards, John C Owicki, Michael T Taylor, Samuel A Marquiss: Sample analysis systems. Molecular Devices Corporation, Kolisch Hartwell P C, January 3, 2006: US06982431 (182 worldwide citation)

Systems, and components thereof, for analyzing samples. These systems include apparatus and methods for generating, transmitting, detecting, and/or analyzing light, including without limitation high-throughput optical screening devices for analyzing samples at one or more assay sites. These systems ...


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Dale R Pfost, Torleif O Bjornson, Robert M Coppock, Carl Kowalski, Samuel A Marquiss, Donald S Murray, R Fred Pfost, Brian Sanford, Katherine L Puckett: Automated multi-purpose analytical chemistry processing center and laboratory work station. Beckman Instruments, William H May, Paul R Harder, April 14, 1992: US05104621 (177 worldwide citation)

An automated multi-purpose analytical chemistry processing center and laboratory work station having a movable table for supporting microtiter plates and other fluid receptacles, a movable arm, and a modular mobile pod affixed for reciprocal movement along the arm. The workstation combines into a si ...


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Douglas N Modlin, Glenn R Edwards, Michael T Taylor, Samuel A Marquiss, Amer El Hage, Craig S Barker, Lorne B Bechtel, Rick V Stellmacher, Philip A Granieri Jr, Robert M Lembi Sr: Light detection device having an optical-path switching mechanism. LJL BioSystems, Kolisch Hartwell Dickinson McCormack & Heuser, August 1, 2000: US06097025 (90 worldwide citation)

A high-throughput light detection instrument and method are described. In some embodiments, switch mechanisms and optical relay structures permit different light sources and/or detectors to be selected for different applications. In other embodiments, switch mechanisms and optical paths permit top/b ...


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Dale R Pfost, Torleif O Bjornson, Robert M Coppock, Carl Kowalski, Samuel A Marquiss, Donald S Murray, R Fred Pfost, Brian Sanford, Katherine L Puckett: Automated multi-purpose analytical chemistry processing center and laboratory work station. Beckman Instruments, William H May, P R Harder, Wen Liu, April 28, 1992: US05108703 (85 worldwide citation)

An automated multi-purpose analytical chemistry processing center and laboratory work station having a movable table for supporting microtiter plates and other fluid receptacles, a movable arm, and a modular mobile pod affixed for reciprocal movement along the arm. The work station combines into a s ...


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Samuel A Marquiss, Christopher G Cesar, Jon F Petersen, David P Stumbo, Amer El Hage, Glenn R Edwards, Douglas N Modlin, Lev J Leytes, Samuel Burd: Integrated sample-processing system. LJL Biosystems, Kolisch Hartwell P C, June 7, 2005: US06902703 (69 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an integrated sample-processing system and components thereof for preparing and/or analyzing samples. The components may include a transport module, a fluidics module, and an analysis module, among others.


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Samuel A Marquiss: Apparatus for holding reagent and sample vessels. LJL Biosystems, Lumen Intellectual Property Services, April 14, 1998: US05738827 (54 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for holding reagent and sample vessels. The apparatus has reagent and sample vessel racks, a carousel supporting the racks, guiding pins that serve to guide the racks as they are mounted on the carousel and also serve to attach the racks to the carousel. Each of the racks has a handle t ...


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Torleif O Bjornson, Robert M Coppock, Samuel A Marquiss: Coordinated control of stepper motors. Beckman Instruments, William H May, Paul R Harder, Wen Liu, April 27, 1993: US05206568 (52 worldwide citation)

An automated multi-purpose analytical chemistry processing center and laboratory work station having a movable table for supporting microtiter plates and other fluid receptacles, a movable arm, and a modular mobile pod affixed for reciprocal movement along the arm. The workstation combines into a si ...


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Leslie A Miller, Thomas J McCall Jr, Samuel A Marquiss, Douglas H Smith, Richard F Johnson: Transport apparatus. Thermo Separation Products, Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff, January 16, 1996: US05483843 (45 worldwide citation)

A vial transport apparatus which is capable of storing and retrieving samples and then transporting them from one location in a sampling system to another without the complexity and expense of robotic arms or gripper elements is provided. A passive hook arrangement is utilized to engage the vials fo ...


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Samuel A Marquiss: Labware identification system. LJL Biosystems, Lumen Intellectual Property Services, September 2, 1997: US05663545 (39 worldwide citation)

The invention presents a system for automatically identifying labware and sample containers. Labeled sample containers are inserted into the reception slots of a labeled labware. A sample condition label is affixed below each reception slot. The sample condition label is covered by the sample contai ...