About the Authors

Oliver Serang


Affiliation Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bremen, Germany

Competing Interests

OS is an employee of Thermo Fisher Scientific whose company funded this study. Unrelated to this study, similar research by Thermo Fisher Scientific includes a pending patent on a specific device implementing this procedure (i.e. it is not a software patent). There are no further patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the author’s adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: OS. Performed the experiments: OS. Analyzed the data: OS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: OS. Wrote the paper: OS.