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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...
Camera with belt clip movable to ready an electronic device such as an
A camera comprising a particular device such as an electronic flash that needs electrical energy to be able to operate and has a power switch capable of being...
Speckle suppressed laser projection system using a multi-wavelength doppler
A system and method for reducing or eliminating the speckle intensity distribution of a laser imaging system. In one embodiment of the invention, a radio...
Electronic imaging screen with optical interference coating
An electronic imaging system including; a transparent support having first and second sides; an optical interference coating on the first side of the transparent...
Process for making pre-gels for a cross-linked branched polyester
The invention relates to a process for making a high molecular weight pre-gel for a cross-linked branched polyester comprising: a) reacting polyester precursor...
Polyester resin intermediate compositions and preparation and uses thereof
The invention relates to resin intermediates and their preparation. The invention also relates to hydroxyl-functional, water-dispersible polymers formed from the...
Photographic element containing cyan dye-forming coupler
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising a light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith (A) a cyan dye-forming...
Color photographic element with improved developability
This invention relates to a silver halide photographic element comprising a support and at least one gelatin containing imaging or non-imaging layer wherein...
Ascorbic acid developing compositions stabilized with sulfo compound 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...
Photographic element with dye-forming coupler and stabilizing compound
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising a light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith one or more dye-forming...
Black and white graphic arts film
A black and white graphic arts film comprising a support having thereon at least one emulsion layer, said emulsion layer comprising: a trinuclear merocyanine...
Polyester-polyamide blends with reduced gas permeability and low haze
The invention relates to polyester/polyamide blend compositions for forming an article having low haze and reduced gas permeability compared to the polyester...
Process for the recovery and purification of cyclobutanone
A process for the recovery and purification of cyclobutanone from a crude product mixture obtained from an oxidation product mixture resulting from the oxidation...
Processing photographic material
Photosensitive material is processed by passing the material through a chamber holding processing solution, the temperature of the solution being raised as the...