flow cell


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flow cell

An optical cell used in photometers and cell counters, through which the sample and any standards are passed for detection and measured or counted by optical or electrometric means.
See: cytometry
See also: cell
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There are two basic designs for collection of digital images in automated instruments; cuvette-based and flow cell systems.
The FIA system consisted of LAMBDA VIT-FIT model programmable syringe type pump and VICI model two position injection valve (25 uL) with interconnecting teflon tubing and a home-made flow cell.
Its fiber-optics flow cell eliminates the need for periodic laser alignment and reduces the amount of sheath fluid normally required by conventional flow cytometers.
Some of the flow cells with shorter cycle times (such as data entry) could then be performed more times per day by the new flow cell teams.
Scientists working in nanoscience, polymers, chemical and textile engineering, neuroscience, and other fields around the world discuss nanothermometers, the fabrication and flow cell testing of chitin and chitosan nanofibrous membranes, the electrospinning technique, the properties of electrospun nanofibers, the features and applications of carbon nanofibers, polymer and polyacrylonitrile-based nanofibers, a spinal cord prosthetic developed from nanofibers, and carbon nanotubes.
In the Instrumental Analysis Laboratory of the Faculty of Food Engineering Suceava, a flow cell was developed, built and tested figure 1, figure 2 and figure 3 which allows the qualitative and quantitative evaluation of the electrolyte by spectrophotometry, and achieving the materials and energy balance and the productivity calculation.
Hangerless, low-profile, deck or flow cell end treatments may be specified.
This dual-function microchip system uses both bead- and membrane-based assay platforms, each of which is packaged within an integrated flow cell system.
Samples pass through a sheath flow cell that transforms the particle suspension into a narrow, flat flow, ensuring that the largest area of the particle is oriented towards the camera and that all particles are in focus.
The STRANTROL MG/L 5 consists of the electronic module, the flow cell assembly, and the input modules and features a backlit display, a sample control valve, and a safety shutdown feature in the case of circulating pump failure and/or supply tank empty alarm and sample water failure.
The FIA-SIA-LOV Sequential Injection Analyzer combines a computer-controlled six-position valve, precision syringe pump, and spectrophotometric flow cell in a 12.