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Enhanced Microfluidics PDMS Pneumatic Valve
This invention significantly improves the resistance of pneumatic valves in microfluidic arrays to >500 GΩ (an order of magnitude improvement) with fast opening and reasonable closing times as well as good stability. The result is greatly improved signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) resulting in higher analytical throughput at lower cost. Background:...
Published: 4/3/2023   |   Inventor(s): Xuemin Wang, Christopher Baker, Craig Aspinwall
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Devices & Instrumentation > Microfluidics
Rapid Formation of Polymer Frits in Fused Silica Capillaries Using Spatially-Defined Thermal Polymerization
This invention is a novel method of synthesizing porous polymer frits for capillary liquid chromatography using thermal polymerization. This method provides an alternative to current state-of-the art UV cured polymer frits. Background: The rapid increase in quality control, research, and drug discovery labs has driven the high performance liquid...
Published: 4/3/2023   |   Inventor(s): Craig Aspinwall, Kendall Sandy, Christopher Baker, Elyssia Gallagher, Boying Liang
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Research Tools, Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Devices & Instrumentation
Stabilized Vesicle-Functionalized Microparticles for Chemical Separations
This invention relates to bioassay platforms, in particular, pull-down assay platforms using silica core-polymerized phospholipid vesicle shell particles for peptide/protein ligand screening. Background: Many physiological or pathological events involve the molecular recognition and binding between a peptide/protein ligand and a specific target on...
Published: 4/3/2023   |   Inventor(s): Craig Aspinwall, Jinyan Wang, Kendall Sandy, Steven Scott Saavedra, Boying Liang, Christopher Baker, Elyssia Gallagher
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Research Tools, Technology Classifications > Research Tools > Screening assays, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Devices & Instrumentation