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Title: Systems and methods for laser assisted sample transfer to solution for chemical analysis

Abstract

Systems and methods are described for laser ablation of an analyte from a specimen and capturing of the analyte in a dispensed solvent to form a testing solution. A solvent dispensing and extraction system can form a liquid microjunction with the specimen. The solvent dispensing and extraction system can include a surface sampling probe. The laser beam can be directed through the surface sampling probe. The surface sampling probe can also serve as an atomic force microscopy probe. The surface sampling probe can form a seal with the specimen. The testing solution including the analyte can then be analyzed using an analytical instrument or undergo further processing.

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Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1221973
Patent Number(s):
9146180
Application Number:
14/267,482
Assignee:
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01J - ELECTRIC DISCHARGE TUBES OR DISCHARGE LAMPS
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01N - INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 May 01
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Citation Formats

Van Berkel, Gary J., Kertesz, Vilmos, and Ovchinnikova, Olga S. Systems and methods for laser assisted sample transfer to solution for chemical analysis. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Van Berkel, Gary J., Kertesz, Vilmos, & Ovchinnikova, Olga S. Systems and methods for laser assisted sample transfer to solution for chemical analysis. United States.
Van Berkel, Gary J., Kertesz, Vilmos, and Ovchinnikova, Olga S. Tue . "Systems and methods for laser assisted sample transfer to solution for chemical analysis". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1221973.
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