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Rectilinear film transport system
A pin-registered film transport assembly provides an interlacing motion for moving and guiding a photographic film through a film gate. The assembly includes a...
Drop-masking continuous inkjet printing method and apparatus
Method and apparatus (10, 102) for continuous inkjet printing wherein a first continuous stream of ink droplets (66) traveling above a first flow path (48) is...
A micro-actuator has a pair of conductive metallic layers connectable to an electrical potential source so as to induce a force between the metallic layers upon...
Compound surface to aid in the fabrication of a lens with a plano surface
A molded glass lens is taught that includes a molded three-dimensional reference surface at a first end of the lens body, a first molded optical surface...
Method of manufacturing a microlens array mold and a microlens array
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...
Multi-beam zoom lens for producing variable spot sizes for a laser printer
A multi-beam zoom lens for producing variable spot sizes on a photosensitive medium from a plurality of individually modulated light sources wherein each light...
A method of processing customer image orders, each of at least one image capturing an original scene. An image content identification in the form of an image...
Liquid crystal display and method of making same
A liquid crystal display and method of making same has a first transparent substrate bondable to a second transparent substrate. The second transparent substrate...
Sparsely sampled image sensing device with color and luminance photosites
An image sensing device having an array of light-sensitive elements, including: a first type of element sensitive to a spectral region corresponding to...
Image processing apparatus with internal scanner
An image processing apparatus (10) for scanning and proofing an image at the same time includes: a) a rotatable drum (300) having a hollowed out interior port ion...
Electromechanical grating display system with segmented waveplate
A display system, including: a light source providing illumination; a linear array of electromechanical grating devices of at least two individually operable...
Reinforced sheet metal frame incorporating print engine chassis
A printer frame (12) comprising a sheet metal skeleton structure (14) encasing a filler material (54) of castable polymer. The frame (12) is fabricated by...
Process for the preparation of ascorbic acid
The present invention is a process for the preparation of ascorbic acid using a simulated moving bed (SMB) reactor system to accomplish the simultaneous...
5-acylamino-2-arylazo, nitro, or nitroso-4-substituted-phenol compounds and
method of using them
Disclosed is a 5-acylamino-2-arylazo, nitro, or nitroso-4-substituted-phenol having the structural formula I: ##STR1## wherein: R* is an arylazo, nitro, or...
Imaging member with polyester adhesive between polymer sheets
The invention relates to an imaging member comprising at least two polymer sheets joined by solvent based thermoplastic adhesive applied to at least one said at...
Photographic element having improved surface protective layer containing
composite wax particles
Photographic elements are described which comprise a support, at least one image-forming layer, and at least one surface protective layer that contains a...
Imaging elements with nanocomposite containing supports
The invention relates to an imaging member comprising an image layer and a support comprising at least one layer comprising an inorganic particle having an...
Organic electroluminescent devices with improved stability and efficiency
An organic luminescent layer for use in an electroluminescent device with improved operating life includes an organic host material capable of sustaining both...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising a support having thereon, in the order recited, at least one base layer comprising a hydrophilic or porous material and a...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising an opaque support having thereon an image-receiving layer comprising porous polymeric particles in a polymeric binder,...
Alignment device which facilitates deposition of organic material through a
An alignment device for permitting a deposition mask to be positioned relative to a substrate to facilitate deposition of organic material on to the substrate...
Roller system to help remove chad and trimmed media in a thermal printer
For a printer system (38) having a thermal printhead or an inkjet printhead for printing images on receiver media, such as sheets of paper (14), a pick roller...
Comfort-enhancing intraoral dental radiographic film packet and method for
An intraoral x-ray film packet is taught which has an outer envelope wherein one of the two opposing outer sheets is more rigid than the other and serves as a...
Continuous ink jet printer with micro-valve deflection mechanism and method
of controlling same
A continuous inkjet printer in which a continuous ink stream is deflected at the printhead nozzle bore without the need for charged deflection plates or tunnels....
Incorporation of silicon bridges in the ink channels of CMOS/MEMS
integrated ink jet print head and method of...
An ink jet print head is formed of a silicon substrate that includes integrated circuits formed therein for controlling operation of the print head. The silicon...
Continuous ink-jet printing method and apparatus with nozzle clusters
An apparatus for printing an image is provided. The apparatus includes an ink droplet forming mechanism operable to selectively create a stream of ink droplets...
Container base cup having reduced heat gain
Base cup for receiving a container body bottom and for reducing heat gain to fluid contents in the container body. A passive base cup is made of foam and has a...
Method of preparing a lithographic plate
A method for preparing a lithographic plate which can react with an imaging fluid to form an image, including providing a hydrophilic support; forming a...
Correcting exposure and tone scale of digital images captured by an image
A method for correcting for exposure in a digital image which was captured by an image capture device and which is to be printed on a printer which forms...
Process for recycling polyesters
A process for producing high quality TPA suitable for PET feedstock material from recycled polyester. The process includes the steps of depolymerizing the...
Process for preparing ethylene interpolymers and ethylene interpolymers
There is desribed a novel process for preparing interpolymers comprising ethylene and at least two monomer units selected from heteroatom substituted olefin...
Multifunctional imine-esters as novel crosslinkers for surface coatings
The present invention describes the preparation of multifunctional imine-esters and their application as novel crosslinkers for surface coatings. The...
Nonionic surface active oligomers as coating aids for the manufacture of
A hydrophobically capped oligomeric acrylamide or pyrrolidone is employed as a coating aid in coating compositions, especially such compositions useful in the...
Method of dispersing water insoluble photographically useful compounds
A method for forming a dispersion of an oil-soluble photographically useful compound in water or a hydrophilic colloid composition is disclosed, comprising...
Silver halide element with improved high temperature storage and raw stock
This invention relates to a silver halide photographic element comprising at least one silver halide emulsion, said silver halide element further comprising an...
Silver halide element with improved high temperature storage and
A silver halide photographic element comprising at least one silver halide emulsion, said silver halide element further comprising an amido compound represented...
Silver halide element with improved high temperature storage
This invention relates to a silver halide photographic element comprising at least one silver halide emulsion layer containing a dye-forming coupler which reacts...
Asymmetric silver salt dimers and imaging compositions, materials and
methods using same
A non-photosensitive silver dimer compound comprises two different silver salts, provided that when the two different silver salts comprise straight-chain,...
Package and method of formation utilizing photographic images
The invention relates to a package comprising a flexible substrate having a silver halide formed image.
Method for avoiding re-circulation defects in curtain coating
A method of curtain coating, the curtain being formed from at least one layer of coating solution having a composite density .rho. (kgm.sup.-3) and a total...
Ink color proofing
A method of forming color proof images of inks on a printing stock prior to a production or press run, comprising the steps of providing a receiver having a...
Apparatus and method of delivering a focused beam of a thermodynamically
stable/metastable mixture of a...
An apparatus and method of focusing a functional material is provided. The apparatus includes a pressurized source of fluid in a thermodynamically stable mixture...
Adjustable tray and method for receiving and storing sheets of web material
An adjustable tray for receiving and storing sheets of web material, such as photographic paper and film, has adjustable sheet width aligning and sheet receiving...
Apparatus and method for capillary viscometry of fluids
An apparatus and method for determining viscosity of a low viscous fluid. A narrow tube samples a fluid sample. The apparatus or capillary viscometer determines...
Highly moisture-sensitive electronic device element and method for
fabrication utilizing vent holes or gaps
A highly moisture-sensitive element and method of making such element includes an encapsulation enclosure encapsulating all of the highly moisture-sensitive...
Apparatus and method for making a shaped-spring assembly for use in a
magnetic head-to-media backer device
A method and apparatus for making a shaped-spring assembly. The method and apparatus utilizes a spring forming apparatus which facilitates the forming of shaped...
One-time-use camera with accessory belt clip connected to film door and
that avoids being broken when film door...
A one-time-use camera includes a rear cover part that has an integral door cover portion and an integral remaining cover portion, that is weakened between the...
One-time-use camera with electronic flash having film identifying indicia
A one-time-use camera comprising a filmstrip, a concave-shaped flash reflector having a front open end, a flash illumination-producing flash tube inside the...
Flexible lens mount
A flexible lens mount for securing a flexible lens having a first side and a second side opposite the first side. The flexible lens mount comprises a resilient...
Selective removal of light modulating layer from electrically conductive
layer of liquid crystal display substrate
A process selectively removes a light modulating layer containing a liquid crystalline material dispersed in a polymeric binder from the electrically conductive...