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Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising a support having thereon an image-receptive layer capable of accepting an ink jet image comprising an open-pore membrane...
Process for recycling amido-carboxylic acid esters into amino-carboxylic
According to the invention, waste materials containing amido-carboxylic acid esters, which are generated during the preparation of phenyl ester salts, can be...
Deflection enhancement for continuous ink jet printers
A continuous ink jet printer having improved ink drop placement and image quality insuring from importing enhanced lateral flow characteristics, by geometric...
Ink jet printing method
An ink jet printing method, comprising the steps of: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; B) loading the printer with an ink...
Ink jet printing method
An inkjet printing method with the steps of: I) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; II) loading the printer with an ink jet...
Self-cleaning ink jet printer and print head with cleaning fluid flow
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a print head comprises a print head body defining an interior chamber and an orifice plate. The orifice...
Camera with variable sound capture file size based on expected print
A camera, adapted for recording individual sound files to be re-recorded onto associated photographic prints, includes an operator interface for pre-selecting...
Hybrid cameras having optional irreversible clearance of electronic images
with film unit removal and methods
In cameras and methods, a series of archival images are captured in a film unit in the camera. A series of electronic images corresponding to the archival images...
Copolyesters and fibrous materials formed therefrom
This invention relates to binary blends of cellulose esters and aliphatic-aromatic copolyesters, cellulose esters and aliphatic polyesters as well as ternary...
Packaged color photographic film capable of alternatively dry or
This invention relates to packaged photographic film that is capable of being alternately processed, according to individual consumer choice, by either (1) a...
Integral lenticular picture box
A lenticular image product includes an integral bendable lenticular lens sheet formed into a six-sided cube. The lenticular lens sheet has a lenticular lens...
Method and apparatus for magnetic communication via a photographic
A method is provided for recording metadata elements using a predetermined portion of a photographic filmstrip. The method comprising the steps of recording a...
Camera with self-timer for delayed action shutter release
A camera has a shutter release button that is depressible to initiate picture-taking, and a self-timer for automatically initiating picture-taking after a...
Electronic apparatus adapted to receive a memory card
An electronic apparatus for receiving a memory card. A card connector is disposed in an opening of an exterior wall of the electronic apparatus. A door connected...
Silver halide emulsions precipitated in the presence of ortho-substituted
A method of making a monodisperse regular grain silver halide high bromide emulsion is described comprising precipitating regular silver halide grains comprising...
Method for purifying free-base p-phenylenediamine-type photographic color
A process for purifying p-phenylenediamine color developers in their free-base form. The process includes subjecting a solution containing ...
Process to improve the functioning of a membrane of a nanofiltration device
A method to improve the functioning of a membrane of a nanofiltration device provided to filter a solution optimizes the retention rate of the membrane. In the...
Thermally bleachable dye for a color photothermographic element
This invention relates to a color photothermographic element comprising a support, at least one photothermographic imaging layer, and at least one antihalation...
Multi-component optically brightened polyolefin blend
A blend of optical brighteners includes (a) from about 45 to 95 weight % of a mixture of benzoxazolyl stilbenes; and (b) from about 55 to about 5 weight % of at...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising a support having thereon an image-receiving layer comprising at least about 70% by weight of porous polymeric particles...
Transfer laminating element
A transfer laminating element for laminating ink jet prints comprising a flexible, polymeric support having thereon a porous, fusible, transferable protection...
Slurry for chemical mechanical polishing silicon dioxide
The present invention relates to an aqueous slurry that is particularly useful for removing silicon dioxide in preference to silicon nitride by ...
Method of making a precision microlens mold and a microlens mold
A method for making microlens molds and microlens array molds is described which utilizes a spinning half radius diamond cutting member operated in a plunge cut...
Correcting for keystone distortion in a digital image displayed by a
A method for correcting for keystone distortion and reducing aliasing defects in a digital image for use by a digital image projector, includes the steps of...
CMOS/MEMS integrated ink jet print head with elongated bore and method of
A continuous ink jet print head is formed of a silicon substrate that includes integrated circuits formed therein for controlling operation of the print head. An...
Continuous ink jet printhead with thin membrane nozzle plate
A continuous ink jet printhead has a nozzle bore formed from a thin membrane that comprises an overhang from a relief portion of the substrate. The thin membrane...
Continuous ink jet printing apparatus with improved drop placement
An apparatus for printing an image is provided. In this apparatus, each nozzle is operable to selectively create a stream of ink droplets having a plurality of...
Pinch spools one-time use cameras apparatus and methods
A pinch spool has a core rotatable about a longitudinal axis. The core has a recess sector and adjoining chock sector. The chock sector has a greater radial...
Process for milling compounds
The present invention is a process for the preparation of a solid particles of a compound. The process includes milling the compound in the presence of milling...
Apparatus and method for cleaning objects having generally irregular,
undulating surface features
An apparatus and method for cleaning objects having generally irregular, undulating surface features, such as reloadable photographic cameras, has a partial...
Processing apparatus and method for determining optimum processing
characteristics of thermal developable film
A method and apparatus for processing thermal film includes a process sequence that involves a pre-process of a portion of a thermal film to determine optimal...
Image sensor having improved spectral response uniformity
An image sensor, includes a semiconductor substrate; a photosensor having, a first photosensing region including a first stack of one or more layers of...
Azomethine compound manufacture
Disclosed is a process for forming an azomethine compound, comprising: (a) reacting a compound "A" having an active methylene group or methine group with an...
Method for manufacturing charge-coupled image sensors
A method of manufacturing an image sensor, the method comprises the steps providing a substrate having a gate insulating layer abutting a portion of the...
Stabilized ascorbic acid developing compositions and methods of use
A black-and-white photographic developing composition has improved stability and is more compatible with the environment when discarded. The composition includes...
Bleach/fix solution for single-use silver removal in color negative films
A method of bleaching and fixing a developed silver halide color negative element comprising mixing a bleaching solution containing an oxidizing agent with a...
Portal imaging assembly with pair of asymmetric screens and method of use
A radiographic imaging assembly has two different ("asymmetric") fluorescent intensifying screens on either side of two radiographic silver halide films. The two...
Portal imaging assembly with magenta filter and method of use
A radiographic imaging assembly has first and second radiographic silver halide films in association with two fluorescent intensifying screens. Between one set...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising an ink-permeable polyester substrate comprising a base polyester layer and an ink-permeable upper polyester layer, the...
Processing photographic material
A method of reducing the volume of a processing tank by only filtering processing solution when it is either drawn into the tank and circulation system or when...
Electroformed metal diaphragm
An improved diaphragm (34, 56) for drop on demand ink jet print heads and method for manufacturing the same. The present diaphragm (34, 56) includes a support...
Method and apparatus for increasing number of available printing gradations
on an ink jet printer
An ink jet printer apparatus and method of printing wherein image data representing a predetermined number of gray levels of pixels to be printed are...
Strain gauge with resonant light modulator
A strain gauge for measuring strain in a structural member, including: a light modulator adapted to be attached to the structural member, further including: a...
Conjugate-channel compression of images to be multitoned
Image reconstruction is provided by sending low frequency image information via a first transmission channel and high frequency edge information via a second...
Method and apparatus for printing large format lenticular images
A method and apparatus for printing large format lenticular images on a lenticular sheet (902) having a plurality of generally parallel lenticules (903) on a...
Microfluidic printing with gel-forming inks
A method for microfluidic printing comprising pumping and mixing colored inks which comprise a mixture of colorants, fluids, and gel-forming or gel-initiating...
CMOS image sensor with extended dynamic range
A X-Y addressable MOS imager sensor method and apparatus wherein a semiconductor based MOS sensor having an array of pixels forming the X-Y addressable MOS...
Nanocomposites for high barrier applications
The present invention relates to a composition comprising (i) a layered clay material that has been cation-exchanged with an organic cation salt represented by...
Spectral sensitized silver halide element for electronic filmwriter device
This invention relates to a photographic element comprising a support having thereon light sensitive silver halide layers comprising at least one red light...