Technology Information

Optical Analyte Detection System

A microspectrophotometer-based system for the efficient detection of specific analytes
UIRF Case #:05043


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Technology Description

Researchers at the University of Iowa have developed a device for the accurate measurement of analytes in a biological or non-biological solution. This device, which could be implanted, is an optical sampling cell that contains a electromagnetic radiation source and a microspectrometer. The microspectrometer collects one or more parameters of the analyte in the infrared spectrum and reports the concentration data for this analyte in real-time. Because this device uses light absorption data for the analyte, it requires no additional reagents for analyte determination and thus provides continuous data without any recycling of components.

Inventor Web Site Link(s)

http://www.chem.uiowa.edu/people/mark-arnold
http://ostc.physics.uiowa.edu/~arg/

Patent Link(s)

US8204565    

Contact Information

Catherine Koh
catherine-koh@uiowa.edu
319-335-4659

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