CIT No. 3374
Date Issued: August 24, 2004Patent Number: 6,781,118
Title: Particle Charge Spectrometer
Inventors: Stephen D. Fuerstenau , Gregory Wilson
Abstract: An airflow through a tube is used to guide a charged particle through the tube. A detector may be used to detect charge passing through the tube on the particle. The movement of the particle through the tube may be used to both detect its charge and size.