US Patent No. 10,462,890

INDUCTION DEVICES AND METHODS OF USING THEM


Patent No. 10,462,890
Issue Date October 29, 2019
Title Induction Devices And Methods Of Using Them
Inventorship Tak Shun Cheung, Toronto (CA)
Chui Ha Cindy Wong, Markham (CA)
Assignee PerkinElmer Health Sciences, Inc., Waltham, MA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,462,890

1. A system for sustaining an ionization source, the system comprising:a torch comprising a body comprising a longitudinal axis along which a flow of gas is introduced during operation of the torch; anda plate electrode comprising an inner aperture constructed and arranged to receive a body of the torch and a radial fin coupled to the plate electrode, in which the plate electrode is configured to provide radio frequency energy to the body of the torch to sustain the ionization source within the torch.