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United States Patent Application

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A biological detector includes a conduit for receiving a fluid containing one or more magnetic nanoparticle-labeled, biological objects to be detected and one or more permanent magnets or electromagnet for establishing a low magnetic field in which the conduit is disposed. A microcoil is disposed proximate the conduit for energization at a frequency that permits detection by NMR spectroscopy of whether the one or more magnetically-labeled biological objects is/are present in the fluid.
Sillerud, Laurel (Albuquerque, NM), Alam, Todd M. (Cedar Crest, NM), McDowell, Andrew F. (Albuquerque, NM)
STC.UNM (Albuquerque NM)
14/ 226,572
March 26, 2014
GOVERNMENT INTEREST STATEMENT [0002] This invention was developed under Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 between Sandia Corporation and the U.S. Department of Energy. The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.