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Masato Ohta, Yasuhiko Yokomori, Toshiyuki Furuta, Hideo Suda, Naoki Ozawa, Shogo Kida: Apparatus for measuring aggregation patterns on a microplate. Suzuki Motor Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, August 10, 1993: US05234665 (85 worldwide citation)

An aggregation pattern detecting apparatus includes a microplate having a plurality of reactive vessels in which aggregation patterns are formed, a light source arranged above the microplate, and a light sensor arrangement positioned below the microplate. The microplate is removably fastened to a ma ...


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Masato Ohta, Naoki Ozawa, Yasuhiko Yokomori: Immunological agglutination detecting apparatus with separately controlled supplementary light sources. Suzuki Motor Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, December 8, 1992: US05169601 (57 worldwide citation)

An immunological agglutination detecting apparatus including an agglutination examination plate having one or more reaction vessels each provided with a bottom face of which at least a part is slanted. A light emitting source is arranged at one side of the agglutination examination plate. A light re ...


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Masato Ohta, Yasuhiko Yokomori, Toshiyuki Furuta, Hideo Suda, Naoki Ozawa, Shogo Kida: Apparatus for discriminating particle aggregation pattern. Suzuki Motor Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, July 20, 1993: US05230026 (20 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for discriminating a particle aggregation pattern includes a memory circuit for storing line data output from a CCD line sensor, which line data represents the aggregation pattern. A maximum value is obtained for each set of line data, and thereafter a further maximum value is obtained ...


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Yasuhiko Yokomori, Masato Ohta, Masahide Kimura, Kunio Kurata, Yoshinobu Kubo, Yoshiharu Matsuoka: Method of discriminating particle aggregation pattern. Suzuki Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Dainabot, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, March 17, 1992: US05096835 (10 worldwide citation)

The aggregation pattern of particles is determined by obtaining luminous intensity curves representative of the particle aggregation pattern, obtaining a first threshold face by cutting the curves with a plane positioned at a first given height, obtaining a second threshold face by cutting the curve ...


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Masato Ohta, Yasuhiko Yokomori, Toshiyuki Furuta: Method of discriminating particle aggregation pattern. Suzuki Motor Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, November 23, 1993: US05265169 (9 worldwide citation)

A method for identifying the presence or absence of an aggregation of particles distributed on a translucent surface includes the steps of providing a light sensing device for sensing light incident thereon and producing an output value which represents the intensity of the incident light, and ident ...


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Toshiyuki Furuta, Yasuhiko Yokomori, Masato Ohta, Hideo Suda, Naoki Ozawa, Shogo Kida: Circuit for reading a plurality of CCD sensors during respective non-overlapping output periods. Suzuki Motor Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, May 11, 1993: US05210612 (4 worldwide citation)

A CCD driving circuit for reading and outputting data from a plurality of CCD sensors, each CCD sensor being actuable to convert an image into data by first optically sensing the image during a first time period and thereafter converting the optically-sensed image into data during a second time peri ...


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Yasuhiko Yokomori, Toshiyuki Furuta, Naoki Ozawa, Masato Ohta, Hideo Suda, Shogo Kida, Ryohei Matsumoto, Kunio Kurata, Yoshinobu Kubo, Yoshiharu Matsuoka, Masahiro Kato: Method and apparatus for discriminating aggregation pattern. Suzuki Motor Corporation, Dainabot, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, August 3, 1993: US05233668 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for discriminating aggregation patterns includes detection of an image of the aggregation pattern and dividing the image into a plurality of image line data using a photoelectric element. The image line data defines an image waveform and includes a maximum image value. High an ...


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Masato Ohta, Shogo Kida, Yasuhiko Yokomori: Sample assaying apparatus. Suzuki Motor Corporation, Greenblum & Bernstein, January 17, 2002: US20020006362-A1

The present invention aims at providing a small-sized assaying apparatus having multiple functions such as dispensing function and heating function. The apparatus comprises: a reagent/sample tray 20 capable of moving reciprocally on a base 11; a tray conveying mechanism 30 for conveying the reagent/ ...