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Title:
MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS AND METHODS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2004015376
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A measurement system including a staging unit including a substrate having piezoelectric properties and a conductive electrode formed on the substrate, the conductive electrode including an area adapted to receive a sample, and an oscillator coupled to the conductive electrode. A method including in a tissue sample having a mass of less than about one microgram and that exerts a high osmotic pressure, calculating an osmotic pressure value for the tissue sample from a plurality of measurements of changes in the mass due to swelling.

Inventors:
HORKAY FERENC (US)
BASSER PETER J (US)
BERMAN ADAM (US)
Application Number:
US0324935W
Publication Date:
April 29, 2004
Filing Date:
August 07, 2003
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Assignee:
NAT INST HEALTH (US)
HORKAY FERENC (US)
BASSER PETER J (US)
BERMAN ADAM (US)
International Classes:
G01G3/13; G01N5/02; G01N13/04; G01N27/26; (IPC1-7): G01R27/04; G01R27/08; H01L41/08
Foreign References:
US5235238A1993-08-10
US6020047A2000-02-01
US6251601B12001-06-26
US6007690A1999-12-28
Other References:
See also references of EP 1546743A4
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