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1. (WO2017060356) METHOD OF DETERMINING A HANDOVER POSITION AND LABORATORY AUTOMATION SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/060356    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2016/073884
Publication Date: Fri Apr 14 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Oct 07 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: G01N 35/04
Applicants: ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS GMBH
F. HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE AG
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC.
Inventors: SINZ, Achim
MAHMUDIMANESH, Mohammadreza
Title: METHOD OF DETERMINING A HANDOVER POSITION AND LABORATORY AUTOMATION SYSTEM
Abstract:
The invention relates to a method for determining a handover position of a gripping device and to a laboratory automation system being able to perform such a method. A position determining device is used in order to determine a handover position based on magnetic forces of a handover electro-magnetic actuator that is part of a laboratory sample distribution system of the laboratory automation system.