Global Patent Index - EP 1257845 A2

EP 1257845 A2 2002-11-20 - SAMPLE PREPARATION METHOD

Title (en)

SAMPLE PREPARATION METHOD

Title (de)

VERFAHREN ZUR VORBEREITUNG VON PROBEN

Title (fr)

PROCEDE DE PREPARATION D'ECHANTILLONS

Publication

EP 1257845 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 01904128 A

Priority

  • GB 0100528 W
  • GB 0002873 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0159476A2] The present invention provides a method of sample preparation for use in obtaining elemental isotope ratios of a material by accelerator mass spectrometry. The method comprises forming the material into a sample without any substantial chemical alteration of the material. The invention also provides a sample for use in obtaining elemental isotope ratios of a material.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G01T 1/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G01N 23/225 (2006.01); B01D 59/44 (2006.01); G01N 1/28 (2006.01); G01N 1/36 (2006.01); G01N 27/62 (2006.01); G01N 33/483 (2006.01); H01J 49/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B01D 59/44 (2013.01); H01J 49/0086 (2013.01); H01J 49/04 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0159476A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

EPO simple patent family

WO 0159476 A2 20010816; WO 0159476 A3 20020314; AU 3204701 A 20010820; CA 2399820 A1 20010816; EP 1257845 A2 20021120; GB 0002873 D0 20000329; JP 2003522953 A 20030729

INPADOC legal status


2010-02-24 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20090901

2008-07-09 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20080606

2005-06-01 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN APPLICATION

- Owner name: XCELERON LIMITED

2004-05-12 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN APPLICATION

- Owner name: XCELERON LIMITED

2002-12-04 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- Free text: 7H 01J 49/00 A, 7B 01D 59/44 B

2002-11-20 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020909

2002-11-20 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

2002-11-20 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Free text: AL;LT;LV;MK;RO;SI