Patent Number: 6,254,829

Title: Optochemical sensor

Abstract: There is disclosed an optical sensor including a matrix containing a luminescence indicator whose luminescence may be quenched by oxygen. The optical sensor contains at least one agent capable of deactivating singlet oxygen and has an enhanced stability relative to oxygen.

Inventors: Hartmann; Paul (Weiz, AT), Leiner; Marco Jean Pierre (Graz, AT)

Assignee: AVL Medical Instruments

International Classification: G01N 21/64 (20060101); G01N 021/01 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018