Microfabricated field calibration assembly for analytical instruments

United States Patent

7,913,534
March 29, 2011
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Microfabricated Field Calibration Assembly
A microfabricated field calibration assembly for use in calibrating analytical instruments and sensor systems. The assembly comprises a circuit board comprising one or more resistively heatable microbridge elements, an interface device that enables addressable heating of the microbridge elements, and, in some embodiments, a means for positioning the circuit board within an inlet structure of an analytical instrument or sensor system.
Robinson; Alex L. (Albuquerque, NM), Manginell; Ronald P. (Albuquerque, NM), Moorman; Matthew W. (Albuquerque, NM), Rodacy; Philip J. (Albuquerque, NM), Simonson; Robert J. (Cedar Crest, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
11/651,890
January 10, 2007
73/1.06;
G01N 21/00 (20060101);
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Department of Energy Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 with Sandia Corporation.