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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL LABORATORY APPARATUS FOR GENERAL USE (apparatus for medical or pharmaceutical purposes A61; apparatus for industrial purposes or laboratory apparatus whose construction and performance are comparable to that of similar industrial apparatus, see the relevant classes for industrial apparatus, particularly subclasses of B01 and C12; separating or distilling apparatus B01D; mixing or stirring devices B01F; atomisers B05B;
{
vibrating devices, e.g. shaking tables,
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sieves B07B; corks, bungs B65D; handling liquids in general B67; vacuum pumps F04; siphons F04F 10/00; taps, stop-cocks F16K; tubes, tube joints F16L; apparatus specially adapted for investigating or analysing materials G01, particularly G01N; electrical or optical apparatus, see the relevant classes in Sections G and H)
[2013‑01]
NOTE

  • This subclass covers only laboratory apparatus which is either applicable solely to laboratory purposes or which, by reason of its simple construction and adaptability, is such as would not be suitable for industrial use.
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Enclosures; Chambers (fume cupboards B08B; provided with manipulation devices, glove boxes B25J; cooling chambers F25D) [2013‑01]
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Air-pressure chambers; Air-locks therefor [2013‑01]
B01L 1/025
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Environmental chambers (incubators for culturing cells C12M 41/14, Test chambers to test weather resistance G01N 17/002)
}
[2013‑01]
B01L 1/04
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Dust-free rooms or enclosures
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(clean rooms suitable for industrial purposes F24F 3/161)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 1/50
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for storing hazardous materials in the laboratory, e.g. cupboards, waste containers
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Containers or dishes for laboratory use, e.g. laboratory glassware (bottles B65D; apparatus for enzymology or microbiology
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specially adapted for culturing
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C12M 1/00)
; Droppers (receptacles for volumetric purposes G01F) [2013‑01]
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Burettes; Pipettes [2013‑01]
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Burettes, i.e. for withdrawing and redistributing liquids through different conduits
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0206
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of the plunger pump type
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Pipettes, i.e. with only one conduit for withdrawing and redistributing liquids
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0213
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Accessories for glass pipettes; Gun-type pipettes, e.g. safety devices, pumps
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of the plunger pump type (medical syringes A61M)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/022
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Capillary pipettes, i.e. having very small bore (B01L 3/0224 to B01L 3/0237 take precedence)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0224
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having mechanical means to set stroke length, e.g. movable stops (B01L 3/0231, B01L 3/0234 take precedence)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0227
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Details of motor drive means (B01L 3/0231, B01L 3/0234 take precedence)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0231
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having several coaxial pistons
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0234
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Repeating pipettes, i.e. for dispensing multiple doses from a single charge
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0237
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Details of electronic control, e.g. relating to user interface
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Drop counters; Drop formers (making arrays for combinatorial libraries B01J 19/0046; automation of dispensing for analysis G01N 35/10)
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using pins
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0248
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Prongs, quill pen type dispenser
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0251
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Pin and ring type or pin in tube type dispenser
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0255
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characterized by the form or material of the pin tip
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0258
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using stamps
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0262
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using touch-off at substrate or container
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0265
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using valves to interrupt or meter fluid flow, e.g. using solenoids or metering valves
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0268
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using pulse dispensing or spraying, eg. inkjet type, piezo actuated ejection of droplets from capillaries
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0272
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Dropper bottles
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Interchangeable or disposable dispensing tips
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B01L 3/0279
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co-operating with positive ejection means
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0282
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mounted within a receptacle (wash bottles B01L 3/10)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0286
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Ergonomic aspects, e.g. form or arrangement of controls
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Apparatus for withdrawing or distributing predetermined quantities of fluid (B01L 3/02 takes precedence; sample taking G01N 1/00; sample taking within automatic analysers G01N 35/00; volume measuring in general G01F)
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for liquids
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/0296
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from piercable tubing, e.g. in extracorporeal blood sampling
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/04
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Crucibles [2013‑01]
B01L 3/06
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Crystallising dishes [2013‑01]
B01L 3/08
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Flasks (specially adapted for distillation B01D
{
B01D 3/10
}
)
[2013‑01]
B01L 3/10
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Wash bottles [2013‑01]
B01L 3/12
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Gas jars or cylinders [2013‑01]
B01L 3/14
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Test tubes
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(devices for taking samples of blood A61B 5/14 )
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(not used, see B01L 3/50 and subgroups)] [2013‑01]
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B01L 3/16
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Retorts [2013‑01]
B01L 3/18
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Spatulas [2013‑01]
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Containers for the purpose of retaining a material to be analysed, e.g. test tubes (devices for taking samples of blood A61B 5/14)
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with fluid transport, e.g. in multi-compartment structures (centrifugal-type cuvettes G01N 21/07; analysis by separation into components G01N 30/00; automatic analysers G01N 35/00)
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Test tubes specially adapted for centrifugation purposes (centrifuges B04B 5/04)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/50215
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using a float to separate phases
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/5023
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with a sample being transported to, and subsequently stored in an absorbent for analysis
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for parallel transport of multiple samples
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/50255
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Multi-well filtration
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by integrated micro-fluidic structures, i.e. dimensions of channels and chambers are such that surface tension forces are important, e.g. lab-on-a-chip (B01L 3/5023 takes precedence; micromixers B01F 13/0059; microreactors for synthesis B01J 19/0093; micro-capillary devices in general B81B 1/00)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/502707
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characterised by the manufacture of the container or its components (manufacture of micro-structural devices in general B81C; by shaping or joining plastic parts B29C 59/00B29C 65/00, by laminating B32B 37/00)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/502715
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characterised by interfacing components, e.g. fluidic, electrical, optical or mechanical interfaces
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/502723
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characterised by venting arrangements
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/50273
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characterised by the means or forces applied to move the fluids (micro pumps F04B 19/006, of the membrane type F04B 43/043)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/502738
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characterised by integrated valves (microvalves F16K 99/0001)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/502746
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characterised by the means for controlling flow resistance, e.g. flow controllers, baffles (B01L 3/502738 takes precedence)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/502753
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characterised by bulk separation arrangements on lab-on-a-chip devices, e.g. for filtration or centrifugation (separation in general B01D; micro-apparatus for analysis using electrophoresis G01N 27/44791; sample preparation G01N 1/28)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/502761
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specially adapted for handling suspended solids or molecules independently from the bulk fluid flow, e.g. for trapping or sorting beads, for physically stretching molecules (investigating characteristics of particles G01N 15/00)
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characterised by multiphase flow arrangements
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B01L 3/502776
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specially adapted for focusing or laminating flows
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specially adapted for droplet or plug flow, e.g. digital micro-fluidics (automatic analysis using a stream of discrete samples in a tube system G01N 35/08)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/502792
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for moving individual droplets on a plate, e.g. by locally altering surface tension
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/5029
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using swabs
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flexible containers not provided for above
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/5055
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Hinged, e.g. opposable surfaces
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rigid containers not provided for above
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Test tubes per se
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/50825
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Closing or opening means, corks, bungs (closures for containers B65D; means for removing stoppers B67B 7/02)
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for multiple samples, e.g. micro-titration plates
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/50851
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specially adapted for heating or cooling samples (laboratory heating apparatus B01L 7/00; incubators C12M)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/50853
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with covers or lids
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/50855
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using modular assemblies of strips or of individual wells
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/50857
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using arrays or bundles of open capillaries for holding samples
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/5088
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confining liquids at a location by surface tension, e.g. virtual wells on plates, wires (B01L 3/50857 takes precedence)
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Containers specially adapted for storing or dispensing a reagent (B01L 3/02 takes precedence; containers for medical or pharmaceutical purposes A61J 1/00; containers in general B65D; storing or dispensing test elements G01N 33/4875; automated reagent dispensing G01N 35/1002)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/523
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with means for closing or opening
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/527
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for a plurality of reagents
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Labware with identification means (identification of carriers, materials or components in automatic analysers G01N 35/00732)
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for laboratory containers
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/5453
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for test tubes
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/5457
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for container closures
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Labware specially adapted for transferring fluids
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/561
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Tubes; Conduits (in general F16L)
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Joints or fittings (in general F16L); Separable fluid transfer means to transfer fluids between at least two containers, e.g. connectors
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/5635
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connecting two containers face to face, e.g. comprising a filter
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/565
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Seals (in general F16L)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/567
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Valves, taps or stop-cocks (in combination with burettes B01L 3/0203; in general F16K)
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[2013‑01]
B01L 3/569
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Glassware
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Gas handling apparatus (gas jars or cylinders B01L 3/12; cold traps, cold baffles B01D 8/00; separation of gases or vapours B01D 53/00; gas generators B01J 7/00; steam traps F16T) [2013‑01]
B01L 5/02
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Gas collection apparatus, e.g. by bubbling under water (for sampling G01N) [2013‑01]
B01L 5/04
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Gas washing apparatus, e.g. by bubbling [2013‑01]
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Heating or cooling apparatus (evaporators B01D 1/00; drying gases or vapours, e.g. desiccators, B01D 53/26; autoclaves B01J 3/04; drying ovens F26B; furnaces, ovens F27); Heat insulating devices [2013‑01]
B01L 7/02
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Water baths; Sand baths; Air baths [2013‑01]
B01L 7/04
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Heat insulating devices, e.g. jackets for flasks [2013‑01]
B01L 7/50
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Cryostats
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with provision for submitting samples to a predetermined sequence of different temperatures, e.g. for treating nucleic acid samples (amplification or hybridisation processes per se C12Q 1/68; controlling sequential reactions for synthesis B01J 19/0046)
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B01L 7/525
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with physical movement of samples between temperature zones
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[2013‑01]
B01L 7/5255
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by moving sample containers
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[2013‑01]
B01L 7/54
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using spatial temperature gradients
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Supporting devices; Holding devices (tweezers, tongs B25B) [2013‑01]
B01L 9/02
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Laboratory benches or tables; Fittings therefor [2013‑01]
B01L 9/04
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Retort stands; Retort clamps [2013‑01]
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Test-tube stands; Test-tube holders [2013‑01]
B01L 9/065
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specially adapted for capillary tubes
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[2013‑01]
B01L 9/50
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Clamping means, tongs (in general F16B 2/06)
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Supports for flat sample carrier, e.g. used for plates, slides, chips
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[2013‑01]
B01L 9/523
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for multisample carriers, e.g. used for microtitration plates
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[2013‑01]
B01L 9/527
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for microfluidic devices, e.g. used for lab-on-a-chip
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Supports related to pipettes and burettes
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[2013‑01]
B01L 9/543
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for disposable pipette tips, e.g. racks or cassettes
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[2013‑01]
B01L 9/547
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for dispensing pins
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[2013‑01]
B01L 99/00
Subject matter not provided for in other groups of this subclass
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(chemical indicators in general G01N)
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B01L 2200/00
Solutions for specific problems relating to chemical or physical laboratory apparatus [2013‑01]
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B01L 2200/02
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Adapting objects or devices to another [2013‑01]
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B01L 2200/021
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Adjust spacings in an array of wells, pipettes or holders, format transfer between arrays of different size or geometry [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/022
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Variable spacings [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/023
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adapted for different sizes of tubes, tips or container [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/025
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Align devices or objects to ensure defined positions relative to each other [2013‑01]
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B01L 2200/026
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Fluid interfacing between devices or objects, e.g. connectors, inlet details [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/027
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for microfluidic devices [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/028
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Modular arrangements [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/04
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Exchange or ejection of cartridges, containers or reservoirs [2013‑01]
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B01L 2200/06
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Fluid handling related problems [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/0605
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Metering of fluids [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/061
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Counting droplets [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/0615
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Loss of fluid by dripping [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/0621
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Control of the sequence of chambers filled or emptied [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/0626
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using levitated droplets [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/0631
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Purification arrangements, e.g. solid phase extraction (SPE) [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/0636
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Focussing flows, e.g. to laminate flows [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/0642
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Filling fluids into wells by specific techniques [2013‑01]
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B01L 2200/0647
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Handling flowable solids, e.g. microscopic beads, cells, particles [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/0652
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Sorting or classification of particles or molecules [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/0657
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Pipetting powder [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/0663
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Stretching or orienting elongated molecules or particles [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/0668
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Trapping microscopic beads [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/0673
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Handling of plugs of fluid surrounded by immiscible fluid [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/0678
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Facilitating or initiating evaporation [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/0684
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Venting, avoiding backpressure, avoid gas bubbles [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/0689
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Sealing [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/0694
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Creating chemical gradients in a fluid [2013‑01]
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B01L 2200/08
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Ergonomic or safety aspects of handling devices [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/082
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Handling hazardous material [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/085
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Protection against injuring the user [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/087
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Ergonomic aspects [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/10
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Integrating sample preparation and analysis in single entity, e.g. lab-on-a-chip concept [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/12
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Specific details about manufacturing devices [2013‑01]
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B01L 2200/14
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Process control and prevention of errors [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/141
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Preventing contamination, tampering [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/142
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Preventing evaporation [2013‑01]
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B01L 2200/143
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Quality control, feedback systems [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/145
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Detecting door closure [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/146
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Employing pressure sensors [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/147
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Employing temperature sensors [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/148
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Specific details about calibrations [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/16
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Reagents, handling or storing thereof [2013‑01]
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B01L 2200/18
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Transport of container or devices [2013‑01]
B01L 2200/185
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Long distance transport, e.g. mailing [2013‑01]
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B01L 2300/00
Additional constructional details [2013‑01]
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B01L 2300/02
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Identification, exchange or storage of information [2013‑01]
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B01L 2300/021
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Identification, e.g. bar codes [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/022
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Transponder chips [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/023
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Sending and receiving of information, e.g. using bluetooth [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/024
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Storing results with means integrated into the container [2013‑01]
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B01L 2300/025
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Displaying results or values with integrated means [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/026
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Drum counters [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/027
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Digital display, e.g. LCD, LED [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/028
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Graduation [2013‑01]
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B01L 2300/04
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Closures and closing means [2013‑01]
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B01L 2300/041
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Connecting closures to device or container [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/042
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Caps; Plugs [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/043
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Hinged closures [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/044
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pierceable, e.g. films, membranes [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/045
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whereby the whole cover is slidable [2013‑01]
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B01L 2300/046
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Function or devices integrated in the closure [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/047
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Additional chamber, reservoir [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/048
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enabling gas exchange, e.g. vents [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/049
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Valves integrated in closure [2013‑01]
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Auxiliary integrated devices, integrated components [2013‑01]
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B01L 2300/0609
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Holders integrated in container to position an object [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0618
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for removable separation walls [2013‑01]
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B01L 2300/0627
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Sensor or part of a sensor is integrated [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0636
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Integrated biosensor, microarrays [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0645
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Electrodes [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0654
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Lenses; Optical fibres [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0663
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Whole sensors [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0672
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Integrated piercing tool [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0681
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Filter [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/069
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Absorbents; Gels to retain a fluid [2013‑01]
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Geometry, shape and general structure [2013‑01]
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B01L 2300/0803
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Disc shape [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0806
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Standardised forms, e.g. compact disc (CD) format [2013‑01]
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B01L 2300/0809
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rectangular shaped [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0812
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Bands; Tapes [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0816
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Cards, e.g. flat sample carriers usually with flow in two horizontal directions [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0819
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Microarrays; Biochips [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0822
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Slides [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0825
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Test strips [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0829
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Multi-well plates; Microtitration plates [2013‑01]
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B01L 2300/0832
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cylindrical, tube shaped [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0835
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Ampoules [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0838
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Capillaries [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0841
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Drums [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0845
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Filaments, strings, fibres, i.e. not hollow [2013‑01]
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B01L 2300/0848
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Specific forms of parts of containers [2013‑01]
B01L 2300/0851
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Bottom walls [2013‑01]
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Double walls [2013‑01]
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Side walls [2013‑01]
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Configuration of multiple channels and/or chambers in a single devices [2013‑01]
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Multiple inlets and one sample wells, e.g. mixing, dilution [2013‑01]
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Multiple sequential chambers [2013‑01]
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Three dimensional network [2013‑01]
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Flow chambers [2013‑01]
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Channel loops [2013‑01]
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Serpentine channels [2013‑01]
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Laminated structure [2013‑01]
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Virtual walls for guiding liquids [2013‑01]
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having a very large number of wells, microfabricated wells [2013‑01]
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Nano scaled [2013‑01]
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Means to control humidity and/or other gases [2013‑01]
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using desiccants [2013‑01]
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Specific details about materials [2013‑01]
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Flexible; Elastomeric [2013‑01]
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Paper [2013‑01]
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Means for pressure control [2013‑01]
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Surface properties and coatings [2013‑01]
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Control and use of surface tension forces, e.g. hydrophobic, hydrophilic [2013‑01]
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Biocompatibility [2013‑01]
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Specific details about hydrophobic, oleophobic surfaces [2013‑01]
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Means for temperature control [2013‑01]
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Conductive heating, heat from thermostatted solids is conducted to receptacles, e.g. heating plates, blocks [2013‑01]
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using electromagnetic induction heating [2013‑01]
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using induction heating [2013‑01]
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using Peltier elements [2013‑01]
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using resistive heater [2013‑01]
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using electrical currents in the sample itself [2013‑01]
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using fluid heat transfer medium [2013‑01]
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using fans [2013‑01]
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using a liquid as fluid [2013‑01]
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using phase changes in a medium [2013‑01]
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using radiation [2013‑01]
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Microwaves [2013‑01]
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Infrared light [2013‑01]
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using chemical reactions [2013‑01]
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using thermal insulation [2013‑01]
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Pipettes or dispensers with temperature control [2013‑01]
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Cooling means; Cryo cooling [2013‑01]
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Drop detachment mechanisms of single droplets from nozzles or pins [2013‑01]
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non contact spotting by inertia, i.e. abrupt deceleration of the nozzle or pin [2013‑01]
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droplet contacts the surface of the receptacle [2013‑01]
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touch-off at the side wall of the receptacle [2013‑01]
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tapping tip on substrate [2013‑01]
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electrostatic forces between substrate and tip [2013‑01]
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specific forces [2013‑01]
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capillary forces [2013‑01]
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centrifugal forces [2013‑01]
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electrophoretic flow [2013‑01]
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magnetic forces [2013‑01]
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radiation pressure, optical tweezers [2013‑01]
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passive flow or gravitation [2013‑01]
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Chemical or electrochemical formation of bubbles [2013‑01]
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Hydrodynamic forces, venturi nozzles [2013‑01]
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specific mechanical means and fluid pressure [2013‑01]
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pistons [2013‑01]
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squeezing of channels or chambers [2013‑01]
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fluid pressure, pneumatics [2013‑01]
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Valves, specific forms thereof [2013‑01]
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check valves [2013‑01]
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duck bill valves [2013‑01]
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Ball valves [2013‑01]
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distribution valves, valves having multiple inlets and/or outlets, e.g. metering valves, multi-way valves [2013‑01]
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Molecular gates forcing or inhibiting diffusion [2013‑01]
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membrane valves, flap valves [2013‑01]
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rotary valves [2013‑01]
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sliding valves [2013‑01]
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pinch valves [2013‑01]
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shape memory polymer valves [2013‑01]
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Solenoid valves [2013‑01]
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Swellable plugs [2013‑01]
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phase change valves; Meltable, freezing, dissolvable plugs; Destructable barriers [2013‑01]
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mechanically breaking a wall or membrane within a channel or chamber [2013‑01]
B01L 2400/0688
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surface tension valves, capillary stop, capillary break [2013‑01]
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vents used to stop and induce flow, backpressure valves [2013‑01]
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Regulating or influencing the flow resistance [2013‑01]
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Active control of flow resistance, e.g. flow controllers [2013‑01]
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Passive control of flow resistance [2013‑01]
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using baffles or other fixed flow obstructions [2013‑01]
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by specific surface properties [2013‑01]
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