Pullman, WA, United States
Pullman, WA, United States

Decagon Devices is an American corporation that designs and markets scientific instruments, sensors, data loggers, and accessories. Decagon was founded in 1983 by Dr. Gaylon Campbell. Currently, Decagon designs and manufactures several different types of instruments that are used in both agricultural and food science applications. Decagon is headquartered in Pullman, Washington.Decagon Devices was selected by the Wall Street Journal in 2008 as one of the "Top Small Workplaces." Wikipedia.


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Carter B.P.,Decagon Devices, Inc. | Schmidt S.J.,University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign
Food Chemistry | Year: 2012

The food polymer science (FPS) approach has been effectively used to investigate the physical stability of amorphous food materials. The glass transition, a key FPS parameter, has traditionally been determined using thermal techniques that scan temperature while holding the plasticizer (moisture) content constant. Moisture sorption isotherms provide information about the physical properties of food as the plasticizer level is adjusted and temperature is held constant. New automatic isotherm generators can be used to produce high resolution, dynamic isotherms much faster than traditional static methods. Dynamic isotherms for a small selection of amorphous materials have been investigated and shown to experience distinct inflection points in the water activity region where the glass transition temperature is close to the experimental temperature. Several studies on amorphous spray dried milk powder and amorphous polydextrose indicate very good agreement between glass transitions determined using thermal techniques and dynamic isotherm methods. This agreement suggests that dynamic isotherms are a viable alternative to traditional thermal methods for investigating glass transitions of amorphous foods. © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.


Buehler M.,Decagon Devices, Inc.
IEEE International Conference on Microelectronic Test Structures | Year: 2015

The cleanliness of glass beads was assessed using a test structure and low-frequency dielectric spectroscopy operating between 10 mHz and 100 kHz. Glass beads were exposed to moisture between 40 and 85% RH. Results indicate that capillary and film water can be used to indicate the state of cleanliness. © 2015 IEEE.


Patent
Decagon Devices, Inc. | Date: 2010-07-09

An apparatus configured to determine water activity and weight of a sample. The apparatus may comprise a chamber configured to at least partially enclose a sample. The apparatus may also comprise a sensor configured to measure water activity of a sample in the chamber. Additionally, the apparatus may comprise a moisture content adjustment device connected to the chamber and configured to change moisture content in the chamber. An isotherm generation module is also disclosed. The isotherm generation module may be configured to receive water activity measurements from a sensor device and weight measurements from a weighing device, the isotherm generation module being configured to generate an isotherm for a sample based on the water activity measurements and the weight measurements.


Patent
Decagon Devices, Inc. | Date: 2013-09-04

An apparatus is configured to measure various properties of sample in a sample chamber such as, for example, water activity. The apparatus includes a tunable diode laser that emits laser radiation into the sealed chamber without passing through the air outside the sample chamber or a wall of the sample chamber. The laser radiation only passes through the gaseous mixture in the sample chamber. A temperature sensor such as an infrared thermometer is positioned to measure the temperature of a sample in the sample chamber. The apparatus may be configured to include a plurality of sample containers each of which includes a sealed sample chamber. The sample containers may be automatically fed through the apparatus and analyzed with the tunable diode laser without any operator input or interaction.


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Decagon Devices, Inc. | Date: 2016-06-20

MEASURING EQUIPMENT, NAMELY, SOIL MOISTURE SENSORS, ANEMOMETERS, TEMP/RH SENSORS, LEAF WETNESS SENSORS, WATER TEMPERATURE AND DEPTH SENSORS, SOIL WATER POTENTIAL SENSORS, LIGHT SENSORS, SOIL TEMPERATURE SENSORS, SOIL ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY SENSORS, NITRATE SENSORS AND MEASURING DEVICES, WATER INFILTRATION SENSORS AND MEASURING DEVICES, LYSIMETERS, POROMETERS, DATA LOGGERS, AND SOIL PARTICLE SIZE ANALYZERS USED TO MEASURE AND RECORD PARAMETERS, SUCH AS SOIL MOISTURE, ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY, TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND SPEED/DIRECTION, PRECIPITATION, SOLAR RADIATION, WATER DEPTH, AND NITRATE CONCENTRATION IN THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT. SERVICES FOR MEASURING EQUIPMENT, NAMELY, SOIL SPECIFIC CALIBRATION SERVICES, CLOUD-BASED DATA DELIVERY SERVICES, INSTALLATION SERVICES, AND EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN CONSULTING SERVICES.


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Decagon Devices, Inc. | Date: 2016-06-20

EQUIPMENT FOR MEASURING PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL, AND MICROBIAL PROPERTIES OF FOOD AND PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS, NAMELY, WATER ACTIVITY METERS, MOISTURE ANALYZERS, MOISTURE SORPTION ANALYZERS, PH METERS, REFRACTOMETERS, NIR ANALYZERS, AND SALT CONTENT ANALYZERS; SOFTWARE SYSTEMS FOR COLLECTING, MANAGING, AND REPORTING DATA ASSOCIATED WITH FOOD AND PHARMACEUTICAL QUALITY AND SAFETY. SERVICES FOR FOOD AND PHARMA PRODUCTS, NAMELY, DIGITAL FOOD SAFETY PLANNING AND DOCUMENTATION SERVICES, SHELF LIFE TESTING SERVICES, SYSTEM INSTALLATION, TRAINING, AND SUPPORT SERVICES, CALIBRATION AND VERIFICATION OF INSTRUMENTATION SERVICES, AND CONSULTING ON FOOD SAFETY SYSTEMS SERVICES.


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Decagon Devices, Inc. | Date: 2016-06-20

SENSORS AND DATA COLLECTION SYSTEMS FOR USE IN INDUSTRIES RELATING TO AGRICULTURE, FOOD, URBAN MANAGEMENT, AND THE ENVIRONMENT. SERVICES FOR DATA COLLECTION SYSTEMS, NAMELY, SERVICES FOR SOFTWARE RELATING TO DATA ANALYSIS AND REPORTING SYSTEMS, CALIBRATION SERVICES, REPAIR SERVICES, AND SCIENTIFIC CONSULTING SERVICES IN AGRICULTURE, FOOD, URBAN MANAGEMENT, AND THE ENVIRONMENT.


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Decagon Devices, Inc. | Date: 2016-06-20

EQUIPMENT FOR MEASURING WATER NUTRIENTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL PARAMETERS THAT AFFECT CROP YIELDS, NAMELY, SOIL MOISTURE SENSORS, ANEMOMETERS, TEMP/RH SENSORS, LEAF WETNESS SENSORS, WATER TEMPERATURE AND DEPTH SENSORS, SOIL WATER POTENTIAL SENSORS, LIGHT SENSORS, SOIL TEMPERATURE SENSORS, SOIL ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY SENSORS, NITRATE SENSORS AND MEASURING DEVICES, WATER INFILTRATION SENSORS AND MEASURING DEVICES, LYSIMETERS, POROMETERS, DATA LOGGERS, SOIL PARTICLE SIZE ANALYZERS, AND CLOSED LOOP SYSTEMS FOR MEASURING AND CONTROLLING MOISTURE AND EC IN SOIL AND OTHER GROWTH SUBSTRATE; SOFTWARE SYSTEMS TO SUPPORT DECISION-MAKING FOR FARMERS, GROWERS, AND INDUSTRY CONSULTANTS. SERVICES FOR CROPS AND AGRICULTURE, NAMELY, SOIL-SPECIFIC CALIBRATION SERVICES, CLOUD-BASED DATA DELIVERY SERVICES, INSTALLATION SERVICES, EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN CONSULTING SERVICES, INSTALLATION SERVICES, AND CROP GROWING PLANNING AND DOCUMENTATION SERVICES.


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Decagon Devices, Inc. | Date: 2016-06-20

EQUIPMENT TO MEASURE PARAMETERS THAT AFFECT THE PUBLIC HEALTH, EFFICIENCY, AND VITALITY OF URBAN ENVIRONMENTS, INCLUDING TRAFFIC SENSOR SYSTEMS, AIR QUALITY, WATER FLOW/QUALITY, NAMELY, SOIL MOISTURE SENSORS, ANEMOMETERS, TEMP/RH SENSORS, LEAF WETNESS SENSORS, WATER TEMPERATURE AND DEPTH SENSORS, SOIL WATER POTENTIAL SENSORS, LIGHT SENSORS, SOIL TEMPERATURE SENSORS, SOIL ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY SENSORS, NITRATE SENSORS AND MEASURING DEVICE, WATER INFILTRATION SENSORS AND MEASURING DEVICES, LYSIMETERS, POROMETERS, DATA LOGGERS, AND SOIL PARTICLE SIZE ANALYZERS; SOFTWARE TO ACCESS AND MANAGE THE QUALITY OF URBAN ENVIRONMENTS. SERVICES FOR URBAN ENVIRONMENTS, NAMELY, SOIL-SPECIFIC CALIBRATION SERVICES, CLOUD-BASED DATA DELIVERY SERVICES, INSTALLATION SERVICES, AND EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN CONSULTING SERVICES.


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Decagon Devices, Inc. | Date: 2016-06-20

CLOUD-BASED SYSTEM CONSISTING OF SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE THAT ALLOWS QUALITY ASSURANCE LABS TO EXECUTE FOOD SAFETY PLANS.

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