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Title:
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IDENTIFYING OBJECTS IN A PLURALITY OF OBJECTS USING DIELECTROPHORESIS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2014/200774
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
An apparatus for identifying objects in a plurality of objects includes a portion which applies dielectrophoresis to the plurality of objects. The apparatus includes a portion which tracks the plurality of objects' reaction to the dielectrophoresis over time and extracts visible features about the plurality objects being tracked. The apparatus includes a portion which automatically identifies the objects from the plurality of objects based on the objects' reaction to the dielectrophoresis over time and the visible features of the objects. A method for identifying objects in a plurality of objects. A dielectrophoresis cartridge.

Inventors:
DICKERSON, Samuel, J. (56 Rostock, Pittsburgh, PA, 15212, US)
CHIARULLI, Donald, M. (17 Chapel Ridge Road, Pittsburgh, PA, 15238, US)
LEVITAN, Steven, P. (630 S. Negley Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15232, US)
CARTHEL, Craig (521 Se 18th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, US)
CORALUPPI, Stefano (1571 Biltmore Lane, Pittsburgh, PA, 15217, US)
Application Number:
US2014/040893
Publication Date:
December 18, 2014
Filing Date:
June 04, 2014
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
NANOPHORETICS LLC (300 Seco Road, Monroeville, PA, 15146, US)
DICKERSON, Samuel, J. (56 Rostock, Pittsburgh, PA, 15212, US)
CHIARULLI, Donald, M. (17 Chapel Ridge Road, Pittsburgh, PA, 15238, US)
LEVITAN, Steven, P. (630 S. Negley Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15232, US)
CARTHEL, Craig (521 Se 18th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, US)
CORALUPPI, Stefano (1571 Biltmore Lane, Pittsburgh, PA, 15217, US)
International Classes:
B03C5/02
Domestic Patent References:
WO1996025998A1
Foreign References:
US20040112748A1
US20040165257A1
US20030228032A1
US20020186372A1
US20030215844A1
US6264815B1
US20080067068A1
US20040026250A1
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SCHWARTZ, Ansel, M. (Attorney at Law, 201 N. Craig Street Suite 304Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, US)
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