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Continuous ink jet printhead having two-dimensional nozzle array and method
of redundant printing
A continuous inkjet printing apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a printhead having a two-dimensional nozzle array with the two-dimensional nozzle...
Barcode and data storage arrangement on a photographic element
A method of placing a two-dimensional barcode symbol on a photographic element, the barcode symbol comprising collections of modules arranged in a regular array...
Electronic flash unit with alternative capacitor switching
An electronic flash unit has alternative (dual) capacitor switching to reduce flash ready time for flash firing.
Method and apparatus for a color scannerless range imaging system
A color scannerless range imaging system includes an illumination system for illuminating the scene with modulated illumination of a predetermined modulation...
Method and apparatus for adjusting spot size of one color component of a
multiple color co-axial laser beam
A method of adjusting a first spot size for a first color component (74) of a multiple color co-axial laser beam (70) that comprises, focusing the multiple color...
Image capture device having a scanning mode switching capability
A system and method in which an image capture device such as a scanner can be automatically switched between a plurality of scanning modes without the need for...
Alignment fixture for image quality test target
A storage phosphor based computed radiography system apparatus for aligning a test target with storage phosphor assemblies of different sizes comprising; a...
Stepped drum or stepped hold-down-rollers for heat processable media
Apparatus for processing heat processable media comprising: a rotatable heated drum for processing heat processable media having width and depth dimensions, and...
Reactivation of Cs-promoted, Ag catalysts for the selective epoxidation of
butadiene to 3,4-epoxy-1-butene
A method for restoring lost activity and selectivity of fresh cesium-promoted catalysts which comprises heating the catalyst at an elevated temperature in the...
Polyether containing polymers for oxygen scavenging
The present invention relates to oxygen scavenging compositions comprising an oxidation catalyst and at least one polyether selected from the group consisting of...
Color photographic element containing speed improving compound
Disclosed is a color photographic element comprising at least one of (1) a light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer and (2) a non-silver containing light...
Photographic element containing imidazolonoylacentanilide coupler
Disclosed is a photographic element comprising a light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a coupler represented by formula F-1, ...
Method for simultaneously coating a non-gelatin layer adjacent to a
A method of reducing the tendency toward formation of coating non-uniformities in the coating of multilayer photographic elements is disclosed. More...
Protective overcoat for photographic elements
A photographic element is disclosed comprising a support, at least one silver-halide emulsion layer superposed on the support and a processing-solution-permeable...
Photographic display material with nonglossy surface
The invention relates to an imaging element comprising a photographic element comprising a base, at least one color forming layer comprising at least one silver...
Aqueous thermally beachable composition useful in a photothermographic
This invention relates to a photothermographic element comprising a support, at least one photothermographic image-receiving layer, and at least one antihalation...
Single screw extrusion of polymers
A process is provided for single screw extrusion of a composition or masterbatch comprising a polymer and an antistatic agent wherein the feed zone temperature...
Process for laminating an ink jet print
A process for laminating an ink jet print by providing a support having an ink jet image, contacting the imaged surface with a transfer element to form a...
Ink jet printing method
An inkjet printing method, including comprising the steps of: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; B) loading the printer...
Multipass inkjet printing using print masking
A method of multipass inkjet printing of images in response to digital images having code values includes providing an inkjet printer capable of printing at...
Selecting, arranging, and printing digital images from thumbnail images
A method for selecting and arranging digital images to be printed from a group of thumbnail images is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of displaying the...
Method for preserving image detail when adjusting the tone scale of a
digital color image
A method for preserving spatial detail when adjusting the tone scale of a digital color image, the method comprises receiving a digital color image; providing a...
Image reproduction apparatus with compact, low-waste digital printer
A method of printing images on a cut sheet with which analyzes pending orders, determines the image printing sequence, and allocates print media intelligently to...
Carbonylation of lower alkyl alcohols and their derivatives using metals
supported on carbonized polysulfonated...
A method for producing esters, carboxylic acids and mixtures thereof includes contacting, under carbonylation conditions, lower alkyl alcohols, ethers, lower...
Preparation of 4,5-diamino-1-(2'-hydroxyethyl)-pyrazole and acid addition
Disclosed is an improved process for the preparation of 4,5-diamino-1-(2'-hydroxyethyl)pyrazole and acid addition salts thereof such as the addition salt from...
Coating compositions based on polyether alcohols prepared from
EpB polyether alcohols were prepared by reacting 3,4-epoxy-1-butene with water or an alcohol such as methanol, butanol or ethylene glycol. Polyether alcohols...
Bleach regenerator composition and its use to process reversal color
A ferric-EDTA bleach regenerator composition can be mixed with bleach overflow to provide a bleach replenisher for reversal color silver halide photographic...
Method and device for processing a color reversal photographic film
The invention relates to a method and device for processing an exposed color reversal photographic film. This method enables the water consumption of the washing...
Aqueous thermally bleachable composition useful in a photothermographic
This invention relates to a photothermographic element comprising a support, at least one photothermographic imaging layer, and at least one antihalation layer...
Film support with annealable layer and improved adhesion
A photographic support comprising; a polyester base having a first and a second side; an antistatic layer superposed on the first side of the base; a gelatin...
Film cutting apparatus for removing and separating a film strip from a
Film cutting apparatus for removing and separating a film strip from a cartridge, one end of the film strip being secured to a spool within the cartridge,...
Continuous ink jet printing apparatus with nozzles having different
An apparatus for printing an image is provided. The apparatus includes a print head with nozzles of differing diameters. This allows multiple printing drop sizes...
CMOS/MEMS integrated ink jet print head with heater elements formed during
CMOS processing 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...
Electrical drive waveform for close drop formation
An inkjet printing apparatus and method of operating an inkjet printhead provides an inkjet orifice of the printhead that is located within a predetermined...
Ambient condition sensor for a photosensitive media cartridge
A photosensitive media cartridge includes an ambient condition sensor mounted in the cartridge for sensing ambient conditions in the cartridge. When the...
Method and apparatus for measuring osmotic pressure
A method and apparatus are provided for the measuring osmotic pressure of a solution. A sample of a solution is placed into a sample cell above a membrane...
Handle for an ink cartridge
Aperture adjustment using shaped memory alloy
A camera adapted to receive any one of a plurality of film loads having different film speeds includes a film speed sensing device for sensing the particular...
Lens displacement or other control using shaped memory alloy driver
A lens displacing mechanism for an objective lens comprising an actuator movable to displace the objective lens, and a shaped memory alloy (abbreviated to SMA)...
Systems and methods for direct image manipulation
An image manipulation system including: at least one of a plurality of display monitors for displaying at least one of a plurality of digital images, each of the...
Production of aryl carboxylate esters
Disclosed is a process for the preparation of aryl carboxylate esters by the reaction of a phenol reactant with an esterification agent selected from carboxylic...
Process for the preparation of aryl carboxylate esters
Disclosed is a process for the preparation of aryl carboxylate esters by the reaction of a phenol reactant with a carboxylic acid in the presence of...
Color negative film
A multicolor negative image capture film element comprises multiple silver halide emulsion layers that together exhibit a more gradually sloped density to...
Solution to accelerate the bleaching of a color photographic product
This invention concerns a new processing solution to accelerate the bleaching of a color photographic product. This invention further concerns a method for the...
Metallized azo thioether dyes
Metallized azo thioether dyes having an azo group linking a substituted 3-hydroxypyridine nucleus to a phenyl nucleus are disclosed. The phenyl nucleus has an...
Foam core imaging element with improved optical performance
The invention relates to an imaging member comprising an imaging layer and a base wherein said base comprises a closed cell foam core sheet and adhered thereto...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising a substrate having thereon an image-receiving layer comprising an inorganic, anionic pigment, an organic, anionic binder...
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 ink jet printing method having the steps of: I) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; II) loading the printer with a porous...
Ink jet printing method
An ink jet printing method having the steps of: I) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; II) loading the printer with ink jet...