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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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Mingqi Zhao, Petr Vanysek, Antonio Ricco, Hilary S Lackritz, Zhu Qun, Uyen Nguyen, Torleif O Bjornson: Microfluidic chip having integrated electrodes. Aclara Biosciences, Stephen C Macevicz, David Albagli, September 6, 2005: US06939451 (175 worldwide citation)

A microfluidic device having integrated components for conducting chemical operations. Depending upon the desired application, the components include electrodes for manipulating charged entities, heaters, electrochemical detectors, sensors for temperature, pH, fluid flow, and other useful components ...


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Torleif O Bjornson, R Fred Pfost: Optical detection module for use in an automated laboratory work station. Beckman Instruments, William H May, Paul R Harder, Wen Liu, June 30, 1992: US05125748 (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 workstation combines into a si ...


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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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Kevin Maher, Timothy F Smith, Torleif O Bjornson: Multiplexed fluorescent detection in microfluidic devices. Aclara Biosciences, Stephen C Macevicz, January 4, 2005: US06838680 (77 worldwide citation)

An optical detection and orientation device is provided comprising a housing having an excitation light source, an optical element for reflecting the excitation light to an aspherical lens and transmitting light emitted by a fluorophore excited by said excitation light, a focusing lens for focusing ...


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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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Torleif O Bjornson, Kevin Maher, Michael Robert Gluszcak: Submersible light-directing member for material excitation in microfluidic devices. Aclara Biosciences, Stephen C Macevicz, David Albagli, May 31, 2005: US06900889 (50 worldwide citation)

A system for material excitation in microfluidic devices is described. Aspects of the invention resemble a submerged periscope when in use. They allow for light to be redirected along a more advantageous trajectory as does the maritime device. A prism with a reflecting surface may be used to direct ...


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Torleif O Bjornson: Robot gripper having auxiliary degree of freedom. Beckman Instruments, William H May, P R Harder, Wen Liu, January 14, 1992: US05080415 (11 worldwide citation)

A robot gripper module having a housing pivotally mountable to an end of a robot arm. The housing encloses a first motor for pivoting the housing about a pivot joint, and a second motor operating a rack-and-pinion gear arrangement for extending and retracting fingers. Two opposed groups attached to ...


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Torleif O Bjornson, Kevin Maher, Michael Robert Gluszczak: Submersible light-directing member for material excitation in microfluidic devices. Aclara Biosciences, August 26, 2004: US20040165186-A1

A system for material excitation in microfluidic devices is described. Aspects of the invention resemble a submerged periscope when in use. They allow for light to be redirected along a more advantageous trajectory as does the maritime device. A prism with a reflecting surface may be used to direct ...


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Mingqi Zhao, Petr Vanysek, Antonio J Ricco, Hilary S Lackritz, Zhu Qun, Uyen Nguyen, Torleif O Bjornson: Microfluidic chip having integrated electrodes. Richard R Batt, Morrison & Foerster, June 27, 2002: US20020079219-A1

A microfluidic device having integrated components for conducting chemical operations. Depending upon the desired application, the components include electrodes for manipulating charged entities, heaters, electrochemical detectors, sensors for temperature, pH, fluid flow, and other useful components ...