Patents by Inventor Andrew N. Sloper

Andrew N. Sloper has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 5081012
    Abstract: Waveguides suitable for use in optical assay techniques are described, as well as methods of assay employing such waveguides. The waveguide comprises an input grating structure to couple excitation radiation into the waveguide, a reflecting grating structure to reflect the excitation radiation propagating within the waveguide, and a transduction region located between the two grating structures, whereby during use the excitation radiation traverses the transduction region at least twice.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 1990
    Date of Patent: January 14, 1992
    Assignee: Applied Research Systems ARS Holding N.V.
    Inventors: Michael T. Flanagan, Andrew N. Sloper