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Corn fiber for the production of advanced chemicals and materials:
separation of monosaccharides and methods...
In one aspect, the invention provides methods of obtaining at least one monosaccharide from corn fiber the method comprises the steps of: (a) heating an aqueous...
Polyolefin base display material with tone enhancing layer
The invention relates to a display material comprising a base said base comprising a polyolefin sheet comprising at least one voided polyolefin diffusion layer,...
Thermally developable imaging materials containing polyester polymeric
Thermographic and photothermographic materials comprise a barrier layer to provide physical protection and to prevent migration of diffusible imaging components...
High contrast thermally-developable imaging materials containing barrier
High contrast thermographic and photothermographic materials comprise a barrier layer to prevent migration of diffusible by-products resulting from high...
Photocrosslinkable latex protective overcoat for imaging elements
The present invention is directed to an imaged element that includes a support, at least image-receiving layer superposed on the support and a water-resistant...
Copolyester containing 4,4'-biphenyldicarboxylic acid,
1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol and an ultraviolet light...
A copolyester blend resistant to ultraviolet radiation consists essentially of a polyethylene terephthalate based copolyester having 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol...
Imaging element including brace and mechanical holding means
The invention relates to a mechanically assembled picture comprising at least one image element comprising an image on a thin polymer sheet, a brace, and a...
Ink jet printing process
An ink jet printing process for improving the wet abrasion resistance of an ink jet image comprising: providing an ink jet recording element comprising a support...
Ink jet printing method using a pigmented ink
An ink jet printing method of the steps: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; B) loading the printer with ink-receptive...
Assisted drop-on-demand inkjet printer using deformable micro-acuator
A droplet generator is provided that is particularly adapted for generating micro droplets of ink on demand in an inkjet print head having a plurality of...
Ink jet plate maker and proofer apparatus and method
An ink jet plate maker and proofer apparatus (66) and method adapted for printing a proof of a work to be printed, and making a printing plate (16) for printing...
Digital ink jet printing apparatus and method
Digital ink jet printing apparatus and method. The apparatus receives an input image file having a plurality of pixels, each pixel described by at least one...
Edge drive for photosensitive media
A transport mechanism for transporting photographic media along a processing path. The mechanism includes a roller assembly having a pair of space support roller...
Method of making a printing apparatus
A method of making a printing apparatus configured for drawing fluid from a fluid reservoir and then ejecting droplets of fluid onto a receiver to form an image...
Synthetic fiber crimper, method of crimping and crimped fiber produced
The crimper has a pair of feed rollers to supply fiber traveling therebetween. The feed rollers rotate at a first speed. A pair of outlet rollers receive fiber...
Camera with flip-up flash
Dual film exposure, electronic exposure camera with film rewrite function
A camera for exposing latent images on successive frames of a filmstrip having magnetic recording capacity, includes a control that actuates a motor following...
One-time-use camera with external flash unit
A one-time-use camera with a built-in flash unit and an external flash unit system in which the external flash unit is devoid of a charger circuit and battery...
Uniform convolution algorithm for frequency decomposition of image regions
A method of analyzing the low- and high-frequency components of a digital image comprising the steps of: providing a rectangular digital image; specifying the...
Method for automatically comparing content of images for classification
A method for comparing image content of first and second images, the method comprises the steps of extracting a portion of both the first and second images both...
Data scanning and conversion system for photographic image reproduction
A system for scanning film image frames containing both an image and recorded information optically imprinted on the image by a camera and reproducing the image...
Sensor tilt control for a digital camera
A sensor package assembly for use with an optical assembly includes an optics base mechanism for supporting the optical assembly in relation to an optical axis,...
Continuous tone microfluidic printing
Apparatus for separating a receiver from a micro-fluidic contact print head after ink image pixels have been printed by the print head on the receiver, including...
CCD image sensor
A charge-coupled device (CCD) image sensor that preserves defect gettering characteristics having a vertical overflow drain (VOD) for blooming protection is...
Copolymerization of norbornene and functional norbornene monomers
The present invention is directed to copolymers of norbornene and functional group containing norbornene comonomers and processes for the preparation thereof....
Precipitation of high chloride content silver halide emulsions
A silver halide photographic element comprising a silver halide emulsion which is greater than 50 mole-% silver chloride, said emulsion containing an...
Packaged color photographic film comprising a blocked phenylenediamine
developing agent and a method for...
This invention relates to packaged photographic film that is capable of being alternately processed, according to individual consumer choice, by either (1) a...
Color photographic element exhibiting increased red speed
A color photographic element containing a support bearing: (a) a red record comprising, in order from the support, a less and a more red light sensitive silver halide...
Color photographic element containing speed improving compound in
combination with reflecting material
Disclosed is a color silver halide photographic element comprising a support bearing: (1) a light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer; (2) a nitrogen heterocycle...
Thermally developable imaging materials containing surface barrier layer
Thermographic and photothermographic materials comprise a surface barrier layer to provide physical protection and to prevent migration of diffusible imaging...
High contrast visually adaptive radiographic film and imaging assembly for
High performance, very high contrast radiographic films exhibit visually adaptive contrast when imaged in radiographic imaging assemblies comprising intensifying...
Optimized versatile coating hopper
A versatile, multiple-slot, dual cavity, slide/extrusion hopper for assembling and coating a composite layer comprising a plurality of highly uniform, superposed...
Method and apparatus for establishing proper gas flow for unloading
A method and apparatus for establishing the proper gas flow to pneumatically convey materials from a storage location. The device includes a plate of a size to...
Ink jet printing method using a pigmented ink composition
An ink jet printing method having the steps of: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; B) loading the printer with...
Apparatus for using nanoparticles for printing images
Apparatus for printing an image using image forming materials having nanoparticles less than an average diameter of 500 nm. The apparatus defining a plurality of...
Endless transport belt for receiving the ink, not ejected for printing
purposes, of an inkjet printer
The invention relates to an endless transport belt for receiving ink, not ejected for printing purposes, of an inkjet printer; said transport belt receiving the...
Self-cleaning ink jet printer using ultrasonics and method of assembling
Self-cleaning printer having ultrasonics and method of assembling same for cleaning a print head surface and ink ejection orifices. The printer comprises a print...
System for, and method of, removing a component from immersion in a liquid
A system and method are provided for the safe removal of a wet, fully-plated cathode from a silver recovery cell and its replacement by a fresh cathode. The...
Digital image management system having method for managing images according
to image groups
A digital image management system is described which facilitates image archival with a unique method for grouping customer images and information. As applied to...
Wireless control system for periodic noise sources
A wireless control system for use in system having a plurality of periodic noise sources includes an antenna; an RF receiver connected to the antenna for...
Sleeving method for photographic negatives
A storage system for storing photographic film negatives that makes it easier for a consumer to identify the images on each negative. The storage system is made...
Dual film exposure, electronic exposure camera with delay in film rewind
after final exposure to allow film rewrite
A camera for exposing latent images on successive frames of a filmstrip having magnetic recording capacity, includes a memory that stores a count indicative of...
Method and apparatus for a color scannerless range imaging system
A color scannerless range imaging system includes an illumination system for controllably illuminating a scene with modulated illumination and an image...
Method and apparatus for visually optimized compression parameters
A method of generating a plurality of quantization parameter sets for compressing a digital image to different rates, the method comprises the steps of providing...
Polymers of 3-butene esters, their preparation and use
The specification describes various polymers having monomer of formula (I): ##STR1## In formula (I), R1 and R2 are, independently, hydrogen, a C.sub.1 -C.sub.24 ...
Method of making dihydroperimidine squaraine compounds
A method to make squaraine dyes involves the reaction of 1,8-diaminonaphthalene with 1,3-dihydroxyacetone dimer in a first reaction mixture comprising the...
Cathode contact structures in organic electroluminescent devices
Passive matrix and active matrix organic electroluminescent (EL) devices are fabricated by using a single mask which defines a deposition zone for depositing an...
Photographic element containing improved stabilizer
Disclosed is a photographic element comprising a light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith (a) a pyrazolotriazole dye-forming...
Impact resistant photographic element
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising at least one layer of photosensitive silver halide, a base material wherein said base material...
Liquid crystalline polyesters compositions containing aromatic phosphonites
and a process for the preparation...
Disclosed are novel compositions containing an LCP and one or more aromatic phosphonites. Also disclosed is a novel process for preparing LCPs in the presence of...