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1. WO2020225527 - DETECTOR FOR DETECTING ANALYTES IN GAS PHASE COMPRISING POROUS DIELECTRIC OR SEMICONDUCTING SORBENT AND CORRESPONDING DETECTION METHOD


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INTERNATIONAL SEARCH REPORT (ISR)
Part 1:  1  2  3  4  5  6          Part 2:  A  B  C  D  E 
International application No. Applicant's or agent's file reference
PCT/GB2020/050996 P36290WO/HGR
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
22 April 2020 07 May 2019
Applicant
SENSORHUT LTD
FOR FURTHER ACTION: See Form PCT/ISA/220 as well as, where applicable, item 5 below.
This international search report has been prepared by this International Searching Authority and is transmitted to the applicant according to Article 18. A copy is being transmitted to the International Bureau.
It is also accompanied by a copy of each prior art document cited in this report.
1. Basis of the report
a. With regard to the language, the international search was carried out on the basis of:
the international application in the language in which it was filed.
a translation of the international application into                                          which is the language of a translation furnished for the purposes of international search (Rules 12.3(a) and 23.1(b)).
b.
This international search report has been established taking into account the rectification of an obvious mistake authorized by or notified to this Authority under Rule 91 (Rule 43.6bis(a)).
c.
With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application, the international search was carried out on the basis of a sequence listing:
2. Certain claims were found unsearchable
3. Unity of invention is lacking
4. Title of the invention
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established by this Authority to read as follows:
DETECTOR FOR DETECTING ANALYTES IN GAS PHASE COMPRISING POROUS DIELECTRIC OR SEMICONDUCTING SORBENT AND CORRESPONDING DETECTION METHOD

5. Abstract
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established, according to Rule 38.2, by this Authority as it appears in Box No. IV. The applicant may, within one month from the date of mailing of this international search report, submit comments to this Authority.

A detector for, and a method of, detecting analytes in gases in described. The detector comprises a sorbent for sorbing therein and/ or thereon and/or desorbing therefrom, an analyte included in a gas exposed thereto, at a zeroth temperature, pressure ( T o, P o ), a controller arranged to change the zeroth temperature, pressure ( To, P o ) to a first temperature, pressure ( Tl, P l ) according to a first equation, to desorb and/or sorb at least some of the analyte; and a sensor arranged to sense at least some of the analyte and to output a response corresponding to the sensed analyte. The response comprises and/or is a characteristic response of the analyte. The first response is modified based on a first baseline response at the zeroth temperature, pressure ( T o, Po ).


6. Drawings
a.
The figure of the drawings to be published with the abstract is Figure No.     5A    
as suggested by the applicant.
as selected by this Authority, because the applicant failed to suggest a figure.
as selected by this Authority, because this figure better characterizes the invention.
b.
none of the figures is to be published with the abstract.

A. CLASSIFICATION OF SUBJECT MATTER

     G01N 27/64 (2006.01)i; G01N 33/00 (2006.01)i; G01N 1/22 (2006.01)i
According to International Patent Classification (IPC) or to both national classification and IPC

B. FIELDS SEARCHED

Minimum documentation searched (classification system followed by classification symbols):
     G01N
Documentation searched other than minimum documentation to the extent that such documents are included in the fields searched:
Electronic data base consulted during the international search (name of data base and, where practicable, search terms used):
EPO-Internal, WPI Data

C. DOCUMENTS CONSIDERED TO BE RELEVANT

Category* Citation of document, with indication, where appropriate, of the relevant passages Relevant to claim No.
(1)
X
US 2019025271 A1 (YAN MIAOLEI [US] ET AL) 24 January 2019 (2019-01-24)
17
figure 1
paragraph [0014] - paragraph [0018]
(2)
X
US 2007077176 A1 (LAMBERT DAVID K [US] ET AL) 05 April 2007 (2007-04-05)
17
figure 1
paragraph [0033] - paragraph [0038]
(3)
X
US 2009317916 A1 (EWING KENNETH J [US] ET AL) 24 December 2009 (2009-12-24)
17
A
figures 5, 6A
1-16
paragraph [0034] - paragraph [0035]
paragraph [0042]
paragraph [0048] - paragraph [0049]
paragraph [0067] - paragraph [0068]
(4)
X
WO 2015151537 A1 (SHARP KK [JP]) 08 October 2015 (2015-10-08)
17
figure 1
page 3, paragraph 5 - page 8, paragraph 5
(5)
X
US 2008184886 A1 (TUFTS JENIA A [US] ET AL) 07 August 2008 (2008-08-07)
1-17
figures 1-12
paragraph [0004] - paragraph [0149]
(6)
A
US 2016146765 A1 (OVADIA YUVAL [IL] ET AL) 26 May 2016 (2016-05-26)
1-16
paragraph [0067]
(7)
X
US 2015168330 A1 (GRYSKA STEFAN H [US] ET AL) 18 June 2015 (2015-06-18)
17
A
figure 1
1-16
paragraph [0045]
paragraph [0048]
paragraph [0065]
(8)
A
US 2016096793 A1 (FILIPOVIC DUSANKA [CA] ET AL) 07 April 2016 (2016-04-07)
4,13
paragraph [0084]
(9)
X
WO 2019031260 A1 (SEMITEC CORP [JP]) 14 February 2019 (2019-02-14)
17
A
figures 1, 2
2,11
paragraph [0047]
paragraph [0074]
(10)
A
US 2016018373 A1 (PAGÉ THIERRY [CA] ET AL) 21 January 2016 (2016-01-21)
7,14
paragraph [0090]
*
Special categories of cited documents:
"A"
document defining the general state of the art which is not considered to be of particular relevance
"D"
document cited by the applicant in the international application
"E"
earlier application or patent but published on or after the international filing date
"L"
document which may throw doubts on priority claim(s) or which is cited to establish the publication date of another citation or other special reason (as specified)
"O"
document referring to an oral disclosure, use, exhibition or other means
"P"
document published prior to the international filing date but later than the priority date claimed
"T"
later document published after the international filing date or priority date and not in conflict with the application but cited to understand the principle or theory underlying the invention
"X"
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered novel or cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is taken alone
"Y"
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is combined with one or more other such documents, such combination being obvious to a person skilled in the art
"&"
document member of the same patent family

D. INFORMATION ON PATENT FAMILY MEMBERS

Patent document cited in search report Publication date
(day/month/year)
Patent family member(s) Publication date
(day/month/year)
US 2019025271 A1
24 January 2019
CN 109283227 A
US 2019025271 A1
29 January 2019
24 January 2019
US 2007077176 A1
05 April 2007
EP 1772725 A1
JP 2007147592 A
US 2007077176 A1
11 April 2007
14 June 2007
05 April 2007
US 2009317916 A1
24 December 2009
US 2009317916 A1
US 2011108724 A1
WO 2010008450 A2
24 December 2009
12 May 2011
21 January 2010
WO 2015151537 A1
08 October 2015
JP 2015197400 A
WO 2015151537 A1
09 November 2015
08 October 2015
US 2008184886 A1
07 August 2008
US 2008184886 A1
WO 2008144076 A2
07 August 2008
27 November 2008
US 2016146765 A1
26 May 2016
CA 2819395 A1
EP 2510346 A1
US 2013125620 A1
US 2016139088 A1
US 2016139089 A1
US 2016146765 A1
WO 2011070574 A1
16 June 2011
17 October 2012
23 May 2013
19 May 2016
19 May 2016
26 May 2016
16 June 2011
US 2015168330 A1
18 June 2015
CN 104583763 A
EP 2864770 A1
JP 6289454 B2
JP 2015525362 A
KR 20150023785 A
US 2015168330 A1
WO 2014003979 A1
29 April 2015
29 April 2015
07 March 2018
03 September 2015
05 March 2015
18 June 2015
03 January 2014
US 2016096793 A1
07 April 2016
AU 2010291823 A1
AU 2017201672 A1
BR 112012004641 A2
CA 2772776 A1
CN 102574098 A
CN 105664883 A
CN 108671695 A
EP 2473272 A1
JP 5882897 B2
JP 6529917 B2
JP 2013503039 A
JP 2016165711 A
US 2012222556 A1
US 2015336864 A1
US 2016096793 A1
US 2020171458 A1
WO 2011026230 A1
26 April 2012
06 April 2017
24 September 2019
10 March 2011
11 July 2012
15 June 2016
19 October 2018
11 July 2012
09 March 2016
12 June 2019
31 January 2013
15 September 2016
06 September 2012
26 November 2015
07 April 2016
04 June 2020
10 March 2011
WO 2019031260 A1
14 February 2019
CN 110998305 A
DE 112018004097 T5
GB 2579482 A
JP 6636211 B2
JP 2020046438 A
JP WO2019031260 A1
US 2020166493 A1
WO 2019031260 A1
10 April 2020
20 May 2020
24 June 2020
29 January 2020
26 March 2020
07 November 2019
28 May 2020
14 February 2019
US 2016018373 A1
21 January 2016
CA 2937917 A1
EP 2972188 A1
US 2016018373 A1
WO 2014138899 A1
18 September 2014
20 January 2016
21 January 2016
18 September 2014
Name and mailing address of the ISA/:
European Patent Office
P.B. 5818, Patentlaan 2, 2280 HV Rijswijk,
Netherlands
Telephone No. (+31-70)340-2040
Facsimile No. (+31-70)340-3016
Date of the actual completion of the international search:
16 July 2020
Date of mailing of the international search report:
27 July 2020
Authorized officer:
Colasanti, Katharina
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