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Desiccation of moisture-sensitive electronic devices
A method of desiccating an environment surrounding a moisture-sensitive electronic device sealed within an enclosure, includes selecting a desiccant comprised of...
One-time use camera loading method
In a method for loading a film cartridge in a one-time use camera, the film cartridge is placed in a film cartridge chamber of a camera frame assembly. An...
A spatial light modulation device is formed by creating at least one movable element, fixedly attached to the substrate at a first end, from a soft magnetic...
Vacuum imaging drum with vacuum holes for maintaining a boundary in an
image processing apparatus
The present invention is for a vacuum imaging drum with vacuum holes for maintaining a boundary layer in an image processing apparatus (10). The image processing...
Thermal printing media pack
A thermal print media pack for a thermal printer includes a housing; a roll of thermal print receiver media arranged in the housing; and a roll of thermal dye...
Fluorosilicone interpenetrating network and methods of preparing same
A method of making a polymeric composition comprising a fluorocarbon-silicone interpenetrating network, comprising the steps of: a) mechanically compounding a...
Imaging element containing an electrically-conductive layer containing a
sulfonated polyurethane and a...
The present invention is an imaging element which includes a support, an image-forming layer superposed on the support, a transparent magnetic recording layer...
Thermally processable imaging element
This invention comprises thermally processable imaging element comprising: (a) a support, (b) a thermally processable imaging layer on one side of the support; and (c) a...
Photographic film element with broad blue sensitivity
This invention comprises a photographic element for accurately recording a scene as an image comprising a support and coated on the support a plurality of...
Color photographic element containing a fragmentable electron donor in
combination with a one equivalent...
A multicolor photographic element comprising a support bearing a cyan dye image-forming unit comprising at least one red-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer...
Toner fuser roll for high gloss imaging and process for forming same
The toner fuser roll of the present invention, which is characterized by good thermal conductivity and resistance to degradation by release agents in addition to...
Phase-change recording medium for write once applications
A recording medium includes a transparent substrate; a crystalline phase-change layer provided over the transparent substrate; a dielectric layer provided over...
Methods for separating a tocotrienol from a tocol-containing mixture and
The invention relates to method for separating tocotrienol from a first tocol admixture by heating the first tocol admixture composed of a tocotrienol, at least...
Film loading indicator
An indicator on a film cartridge to indicate whether a film cartridge has been used in a photographic camera. The film cartridge includes a spool having an...
Ink jet printing method
An ink jet printing process for improving the water-fastness of an ink jet image comprising the steps of: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to...
Cleaning fluid for inkjet printers
A cleaning fluid for use with an inkjet printer having orifices for injecting ink, the surface of the orifices at the injection point being formed by a...
Method of accurately measuring control film density regions
A method of accurately measuring control film density regions comprising: exposing a photosensitive film to a modulated laser beam at three known laser beam...
Latched film unit, latching device, system, and method
A latched film unit has a support, a filmstrip held by the support, and a latch mounted to the support. The latch is reversibly switchable between a first state...
Image capture package secure database access method
A method authorizes the holder of a film unit to access a look-up table having stored data The film unit bears an access code having an encrypted first segment....
Electronic photography system
A system for electronic photography includes a number of photo-capture stations. Each station includes a digital camera and a customer identification device for...
System and method for process and/or manipulating images
A digital photofinishing station is capable of being loaded with one or more distinct films in need of photofinishing. The digital photofinishing station has the...
Laser thermal printer with dual direction imaging
An image processor comprises on imaging drum (300) for print media (32) and donor sheet materials (36) in registration on vacuum imaging drum (300). A printhead...
Method for reducing EDA in acetic anhydride production
In a liquid phase carbonylation process for the production of acetic anhydride by reacting a feed stream which includes methyl acetate, methanol and carbon...
Process for the manufacture of cyclopropanecarbonitrile
Disclosed is a process for the production of cyclopropanecarbonitrile (CPCN) by feeding concurently cyclopropanecarboxaldehyde (CPCA) and hydroxylamine aqueous...
Red dye mixture for thermal color proofing
A red dye-donor element for thermal dye transfer comprising a support having thereon a dye layer comprising a mixture of a magenta dye and two yellow dyes...
Diffusion resistant lenticular element
A diffusion resistant lenticular element comprising a first support having thereon a lenticular array, the element having thereon a protective element comprising...
Yellow coupler, photographic element, and process
The specification discloses a photographic element comprising a light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a dye-forming coupler...
Silver halide light-sensitive element
A silver halide light sensitive photographic element is disclosed comprising a support bearing at least one cyan image forming hydrophilic colloid layer...
Method of making an organic electroluminescent device
A method of making an organic electroluminescent (EL) device, includes providing positive photoresist layer a plurality of laterally spaced and electrically...
Protecting layer for image recording materials
The present invention is a coating composition comprising a water insoluble polymer having a Tg less than 25.degree. C. and comprising 75 to 100 weight percent...
Method of making a magnetically encodable card having magnetic particles
uniformly distributed throughout
A method of making a magnetically encodable card which comprises forming a dispersion of ferromagnetic particles in an organic fluid medium, forming a composite...
Method and apparatus for repairing and removing scratches from photographic
The present invention describes an apparatus for removing scratches from a photographic element. The apparatus includes an application device for applying a wax...
Integrating cavity light source
A light source device includes a housing forming a cavity with a diffusely light reflective interior surface and an exit port; at least one LED on the interior...
Apparatus for compensation for spectral fluctuation of a light source and a
scanner incorporating said apparatus
The invention discloses an apparatus for compensation for spectral fluctuation of a light source. Additionally the invention discloses a scanner incorporating...
Laser mode hop fix
A laser imaging system having a diode laser for producing a laser beam; a beamsplitter for splitting the laser beam into a laser writing portion and a feedback...
Color active pixel sensor with electronic shuttering, anti-blooming and low
An active pixel sensor architecture comprising a semiconductor substrate having a plurality of pixels formed, thereon, incorporating microlens and lightshields...
Photodiode active pixel sensor with shared reset signal row select
An active pixel sensor having a plurality of pixels arranged in rows and columns that are read out of the active pixel sensor in a sequential order of rows with...
Process for the preparation of alkanoyloxy-benzenesulfonic acids and salts
Disclosed is a process for the preparation of alkanoate esters of hydroxybenzenesulfonic acids and salts thereof by the steps of (1) contacting or reacting...
Functionalized polypropylenes and process for production
A novel process for preparing functionalized polypropylenes entailing apportioned introduction of free radical initiator is described. Also described are novel...
Copolyester containing isophthalic acid, 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol,
4,4'-biphenyldicarboxylic acid and an...
A copolyester blend resistant to ultraviolet radiation includes a polyethylene terephthalate based copolyester having 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol residues; an...
Process for preparing a photographic emulsion comprising silver halide
grains with high silver chloride content
A process for the preparation of a high chloride silver halide grain emulsion in which at least 50% of the projected area of the emulsion grains is accounted for...
Photographic solution for developing a silver halide photographic product
An aqueous solution for developing a silver halide photographic product comprises an alkanolamine in an amount greater than or equal to 0.6 mol/l, at least one...
Rapid processing of high contrast aerial color negative film
High contrast color images can be obtained from aerial color photography by rapidly processing certain color photographic silver halide films with a color...
Abrasion-resistant overcoat layer for laser ablative imaging
A laser dye-ablative recording element comprising a support having thereon, in order, a dye layer comprising an image dye dispersed in a polymeric binder and a...
Tough reflective image display material
This invention relates to a photographic element comprising at least one photosensitive layer, and a base material comprising an upper and lower biaxially...
Ink jet printing having format flexibility and reduced receiver waste
Ink jet printing apparatus for forming a plurality of ink images on a receiver and for cutting the receiver to form separate prints of such ink images in...
Continuous ink jet print head having multi-segment heaters
To compensate for droplet placement errors, a continuous ink jet printer includes a heater having a plurality of selectively independently actuated sections...
Continuous ink jet print head having heater with symmetrical configuration
Apparatus for controlling an ink jet printer includes a substrate; an ink delivery channel below the substrate; and a nozzle bore through the substrate and...
Construction and manufacturing process for drop on demand print heads with
A construction and manufacturing process for drop on demand print heads provides electrothermal heating elements which are in close proximity to the tip of the...
Image queing in photofinishing
A method of processing customer images in a photofinishing apparatus. The method includes obtaining customer image signals and associated requests for image...