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WO/2011/009633A1
The invention relates to a fluid actuator (1) for influencing the flow along a flow surface by ejecting a fluid flowing through the fluid actuator (1), having at least two outlet lines (21, 22; 121, 122, 123) with outlet openings provide...  
WO/2010/096360A3
Pressure cycle operated apparatus and methods. A method of actuating a firing head includes the steps of : reciprocably displacing an actuator piston of the firing head, the displacing step including the piston being alternately pressure...  
WO/2010/128399A2
A method is described for reducing a dead volume of a microfluidic circuit that includes, in one embodiment, a reservoir, an outlet, and a microfluidic flowpath fluidly connecting the reservoir and the outlet. The method includes providi...  
WO/2010/114858A1
The present invention relates generally to the control of fluid flow rate and direction on a microfluidic device. In particular, the present invention provides an integrated valveless microfluidic device, where directional fluid control ...  
WO/2010/107302A2
The invention pertains to a flow controller assembly for microfluidic applications, which flow controller assembly comprises at least one microfluidic flow controller, which microfluidic flow controller comprises: - a microfluidic chip, ...  
WO/2010/096360A2
Pressure cycle operated apparatus and methods. A method of actuating a firing head includes the steps of : reciprocably displacing an actuator piston of the firing head, the displacing step including the piston being alternately pressure...  
WO/2010/088091A1
The present invention is directed to a grey water diversion system. The diversion system that directs grey water from a fixture, such as a wash basin, sink, bathtub, or shower, to a sewer line or septic tank, to a reservoir, or to anothe...  
WO/2010/084723A1
Disclosed is an air blowing device comprised of a high-pressure air generating device; a suction port through which high-pressure air supplied from the high-pressure air generating device is sucked; a discharging port through which the h...  
WO/2010/084190A1
A fluidic device (100) comprising first (120) and second (130) formations separated from one another by one or more localised photoactuable separators (140) (141), the photoactuable separators (140) (141) being responsive to photoactuati...  
WO/2001/089675A3
A device for mixing separate distinct fluids within a microfluidic device to form a substantially homogeneous flow stream. The device is generally circular-shaped and contains no moving parts, and is capable of mixing both serial and lam...  
WO/2010/030640A1
Embodiments of the disclosure may provide a supersonic ejector assembly. The assembly may include a housing manufactured from a solid piece of material, a first ejector assembly positioned in a first bore formed in the housing and secure...  
WO/2010/020891A1
A fluid flow regulator (1) of the passive type is disclosed which has a fluid inlet adapted to be connected to a fluid reservoir and a fluid outlet (13)adapted to be connected to a patient's body. The regulator comprises a rigid substrat...  
WO/2009/085427A3
A turbocharger (10) is disclosed that includes a compressor (14), a turbine (12) connected to the compressor by a mechanical shaft (16), and a fluidic drain valve (40) in flow communication with an air bleed port of the compressor and an...  
WO/2010/002797A1
A system and method for controlling fluid flow within a microchannel includes a fluid circuit comprising a fluid outlet well and one or more fluid inlet wells, all in communication with a microchannel. A negative pressure differential is...  
WO/2009/061843A3
This invention provides devices and apparatuses comprising the same, for fast pumping and mixing of relatively small volumes of electrolytes and ionic fluids and materials suspended thereby. Such devices utilize nonlinear induced-charge ...  
WO/2009/140141A1
An illumination device comprising a housing fixture, a light source, and an active heat transfer device is provided. The housing fixture includes a base adapted to be receivable in a light fixture receptacle configured to receive a gas-d...  
WO/2008/024946A3
A valve incorporates a device causing turbulents in the water stream just before passing over the turbine fins of the flow sensor. The device actually increases the Reynolds number or turbulence of the water stream increasing the contact...  
WO/2009/102796A1
A microelectromechanical system (MEMS) device and a method for operating the device to determine at least one property of a fluid. The device includes a base on a substrate and a tube structure extending from the base and spaced apart fr...  
WO/2009/040561A3
A choke assembly comprises an inlet (48) for a multiphase fluid stream, the stream comprising a first relatively heavy fluid phase and a second relatively light fluid phase; a first fluid outlet (116); a choke element (22) disposed betwe...  
WO/2007/024914A3
Various embodiments described in the application relate to an apparatus, system, and method for fluidically controlling, within a conduit, discrete volumes of one or more fluids that are immiscible with a second fluid. The discrete volum...  
WO/2007/008609A3
Method and systems that provide improved handling and/or culturing and/or assaying of cells, chemically active beads, or similar materials in microfluidic systems and microfluidic culture arrays.  
WO/2006/135743A3
A microfluidic device includes a substrate including multiple electro-hydraulic valves and/or electro-hydraulic pumps that each include a flow channel and one or more hydraulic control channels, actuators for controlling the electro-hydr...  
WO/2006/135742A3
An electro-hydraulic valve apparatus includes a flow channel, a hydraulic control channel defining an electro-hydraulic valve junction where the hydraulic control channel is adjacent to the flow channel, a flexible wall between the flow ...  
WO/2007/024829A3
The present invention relates to microfluidic systems and methods for controlling the flow of fluid using passive components engineered into the microchannels. These passive flow components include fluidic diodes, fluidic capacitors, and...  
WO/2006/044841A3
A diagnostic device is provided that includes a plurality of retainment regions interconnected through at least one fluid processing passageway or separated by at least one barrier. A fluid flow modulator can be provided in the fluid pro...  
WO/2009/040561A2
A choke assembly comprises an inlet (48) for a multiphase fluid stream, the stream comprising a first relatively heavy fluid phase and a second relatively light fluid phase; a first fluid outlet (116); a choke element (22) disposed betwe...  
WO/2007/149436A8
A fluidic device (1), that operates on a pressurized liquid flowing through it to generate an oscillating spray having desired three-dimensional flow characteristics, includes a member that has fabricated within it at least two liquid fl...  
WO/2009/032087A1
The invention relates to methods and devices for control of an integrated thin-film device with a plurality of microfluidic channels. In one embodiment, the microfluidic device includes a microfluidic chip comprising a first zone having ...  
WO/2009/003500A1
Proposed is a valve (1) with an AND-function, in which valve (1) a valve element (2) interacts with movable passage elements (23a, 23b) in a valve housing (3) in order to control the connections between an outlet (A) and two inlets (E1, ...  
WO/2008/048621A3
A device for handling a fluid to be introduced into a fluidic device is described. The fluid handling device is designed for alignment with a fluidic device, such as a microfluidic device, where an exit port on the device aligns with one...  
WO/2008/094672A3
A microfluidic device may include a substrate (410) that defines a flow-control cavity (420) and first (430) and second (440) channels in fluid communication with the flow-control cavity. A compliant membrane (450) for regulating fluid f...  
WO/2008/135967A1
A method of causing a fluid flow to oscillate between two exit directions. The method comprises causing a primary flow of fluid though a conduit (330), the conduit (338) characterized by two exit directions (350,360) and providing first ...  
WO/2008/130345A1
A lever actuated pneumatic deadman valve for use in connection with pneumatic blasting equipment is ergonomically designed to reduce fatigue and strain on the operator. The valve is shaped to fit comfortably in the hand of the operator, ...  
WO/2008/124781A1
The system and method of the present application is a microfluidic array-system for biological, chemical and biochemical assessments including a microfluidic chip (10) for reaction assays, wherein the microfluidic chip (10) includes a co...  
WO/2007/014295A3
Embodiments of valve apparatuses are described.  
WO/2008/118098A1
A fluid cartridge, comprising a channel layer within which at least one circumferentially sealed fluid channel is formed, the channel layer comprising a substrate and an elastic layer fixedly arranged on the substrate, wherein the substr...  
WO/2008/113182A1
A fluid manifold has a layered structure. The fluid manifold includes at least one conduit layer having a first side and a second side. The at least one conduit layer has at least one conduit channel.  
WO/2008/113180A1
A fluidic control system includes featured layers. The featured layers include two or more features which collectively form at least one functional component.  
WO/2008/113112A1
A stop structure for control of movement of fluid in a microfluidic device that forms a meniscus at an intersection of a passage with a microchannel in the microfluidic device. The passage widens in all directions orthogonal to the direc...  
WO/2008/088395A3
This invention provides an apparatus for particle sorting, particle patterning, and methods of using the same. The sorting or patterning is opto-fluidics based, in that particles are applied to individual chambers in the device, detectio...  
WO/2008/030844A3
In an exemplary implementation of a method and system for determining the direction of fluid flow, one or more sound transducers are positioned in proximity to a conduit, each such sound transducer generating a signal representative of a...  
WO/2008/095242A1
The present invention is directed to a shuttle valve assembly for controlling the water supply to a building from two water sources. The shuttle valve assembly has a shuttle housing having a first inlet port connectable to a pressurized ...  
WO/2008/083446A1
A device for use in handling a sample, the device including a number of deformable cavities provided on a surface of a substrate, at least one of the cavities being a sample cavity for receiving a sample and a number of fluid channels co...  
WO/2008/085430A1
A microfluidic device, comprising wall structures formed of a consolidated frit material positioned between and joined to two or more spaced apart substrates formed of a second material with the wall structures defining one or more fluid...  
WO/2007/105140A3
The invention relates to microelectronic device (100) and a method that allow the controlled release of a reference substance (21, 22, 23) into the sample chamber (5) of a biosensor. In a particular embodiment, this is achieved by a supp...  
WO/2008/066485A1
The present invention provides an integrated microvalve system (1) comprising at least a first fluid branch (8) and a microvalve (2) being controlled by a control pressure in a control channel (17). The microvalve (2) is adapted to contr...  
WO/2007/123665A3
Various embodiments of a breath-activated nebulizer with fluidic control and related methods of using such a nebulizer are disclosed. The nebulizer (10) may include a body (20) comprising a reservoir (22) for holding medication (30), a n...  
WO/2008/037485A1
A fluidic device comprising a valve in a tubular channel (3) to open and close said channel (3), said valve being formed by a first wall (2) of said tubular channel, said first wall (2) being made of a thermoplastic elastomeric material,...  
WO/2008/036997A1
The present invention discloses an apparatus for providing control of fluids using channels and instruments within a disposable microfluidic device. The apparatus is used for a rapid and cost effective diagnostic system for various disea...  
WO/2008/039115A1
A vortex generator, designed to bring a medium into a controlled vortex motion, with a hollow inlet section (1) to direct the medium into the vortex generator. The inlet section consists of a rotational symmetric cavity (101 ) with a cur...  

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