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Method for preparing light-absorbing polymeric compositions
The present invention recites a method comprising reacting in a solvent in the presence of a base a) at least one diacidic monomer comprising about 1 to 100 mole % of...
Web material having spliced joints and a method for coating a web material
having spliced joints
A web material, which is able to avoid air entrainment, comprises a surface for applying at least one layer of coating material. The web material has at least...
Formulations for dyeing keratin fibers comprising a pyrazolotriazole
coupler and oxidation base
Formulations for the oxidation dyeing of keratin fibers comprising a coupler and oxidation base. The couplers are represented by the following structure: ...
Multi-fluidic cleaning for ink jet print heads
Multi-fluidic cleaning for an ink jet print head (10) and a method for assembling the same. The print head (10) has a surface (14) defining at least one orifice...
High frequency ultrasonic cleaning of ink jet printhead cartridges
An ink jet printing apparatus for receiving an ink cartridge defining an orifice structure having at least one orifice plate with a plurality of nozzles for...
Fluid transfer system for photoprocessing materials
A fluid transfer system suitable for emptying a container or flask closed by a liquid-tight removable frangible closure obtained from a material that can be...
Rear label for camera
Photo service order kiosk
Pathology dependent viewing of processed dental radiographic film having
The present invention automatically and quickly digitizes small format films, such as dental radiographs, processes digital images, and provides a means for...
An image compression method in which the size of a compressed low resolution version of an image is used to either estimate a compression factor for the image...
Method for content-based temporal segmentation of video
A method for performing content-based temporal segmentation of video sequences, the method comprises the steps of transmitting the video sequence to a processor,...
Steering apparatus for re-inkable belt
Apparatus for color printing on a re-inkable belt, the re-inkable belt being moveable along an endless path and trained about a transport roller and including an...
Crosslinkers based on dibenzalacetone derivatives
The present invention relates to the composition, process of preparation, and use of novel derivatives prepared from ...
Complexing agent for thermal color proofing
A magenta dye-donor element for thermal dye transfer comprising a support having thereon a dye layer comprising a mixture of magenta dyes and a yellow dye...
Photographic element, compound, and process
Disclosed is a photographic element comprising a light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a cyan coupler having the formula: ...
Protective overcoat comprising polyvinyl alcohol for photographic elements
The present invention is a photographic element which includes a support, at least one silver halide emulsion layer superposed on the support and a ...
Shaped, plastic articles comprising a cellulose fiber, a cellulose ester,
and a non-ionic surfactant
This invention relates to compositions, paper, thermoplastic sheets, and medical paper containing cellulose ester, alkylpolyglycoside (APG) or a mixture of APG...
Extended life die plate
A die plate is shown suitable for extruding a viscous material into a convenient form for the preparation of small pellets or particles. The die plate includes...
Apparatus for forming textured layers over images
Apparatus for forming a layer having a surface texture in response to a surface texture signal includes a fluid ejection head adapted to deliver polymer fluid....
Method for cleaning an ink jet print head
A method for cleaning an ink jet print head nozzle plate having an anti-wetting layer formed thereon, wherein an aqueous solution of a metal salt of a taurine...
Apparatus and method for aligning webs
Apparatus and method for aligning webs, such as photographic film or paper, where the trailing edge of an expiring web is spliced to the lead edge of a fresh...
Film cassette having memory module, photographic device, and method for
registering memory module
A photographic device includes a film cassette that has a shell having a film space and a module slot external to the film space. The filmstrip coiled within...
Camera with combination anti-back pawl and window for exposure counter
A camera includes an exposure counter wheel that has a series of exposure count indicia and is incrementally rotated in a count direction to successively view...
Camera housing with window insert conforming to housing shape
A camera housing comprises an exterior longitudinal edge that is curved widthwise; a single opening through the exterior longitudinal edge that interrupts the...
Method for storing exposure dependent and exposure independent information
related to a photographic film unit
A method is provided for storing information related to a photographic film unit that includes a local data memory such as magnetic media or an electronic memory...
Edge enhancing colored digital images
A method for edge enhancing a digital image having pixels includes computing parameters for at least two orientations for each pixel in the stored digital image;...
Illuminator with light source arrays
An illuminator and a scanner incorporating such an illuminator. In one embodiment, the illuminator has a plurality of arrays of semiconductor light emitting...
Method and device for calibrating an imaging apparatus
A method and apparatus for calibrating a halftone imaging system is described which automatically compensates for drifts in overall system performance as well as...
Camera with microfluidic printer
An electronic camera responsive to a digital image stored in such camera, and having a multimode microfluidic printer for printing images of different...
Optical apparatus and method for increasing intensity of multimode laser
beams and a printer for printing...
According to one aspect of the present invention a method for increasing intensity of a polarized multimode laser beam including the steps of: (i) changing...
Data reader and reader system having visible centerless targeting
A data reader has a digital image detector an optical system imaging on the digital image detector, and a marker beam source that emits a diverging, centerless...
Process for the preparation of cyclopropylglycine
Disclosed is a process for the preparation of cyclopropylglycine by a 5-step process wherein cyclopropanecarboxaldehyde is reacted with an ...
Process for the preparation of cyclopropylacetonitrile
Disclosed is a process for the preparation and recovery of cyclopropylacetonitrile by a novel combination of process steps beginning with a mixture of...
Process for producing polyethylene
A novel process for producing homopolymers and copolymers of ethylene which involves contacting ethylene and/or ethylene and at least one or more olefin...
Process for producing polyolefins
A novel process for producing homopolymers and interpolymers of olefins which involves contacting an olefin and/or an olefin and at least one or more other...
Depolymerization apparatus for recycling polyesters
An apparatus for depolymerizing recycled polyester into its component ester monomers and half esters includes a first reactor for depolymerizing the recycled...
Photographic elements containing novel yellow couplers
This application discloses a photographic element comprising an image dye-forming coupler, and in particular a yellow coupler with an indazole coupling-off group...
Photographic element containing nitrogen heterocycle substituted cyan
coupler and process
Disclosed is a photographic element comprising a light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a cyan dye-forming coupler represented...
Photographic element, dispersion, compound and process
Disclosed is a photographic element complising a light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a cyan dye forming coupler having...
Photographic element, compound, and process
Disclosed is a photographic element comprising a light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a cyan "NB coupler" having the formula...
Photographic element containing ballasted tetrazole derivative and
inhibitor releasing coupler
The invention provides a color photographic element comprising: a) a first light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer containing a tetrazole compound of Formula I: ...
Color photographic element containing ballasted triazole derivative and
inhibitor releasing coupler
The invention provides a color photographic element comprising: a) a first light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer containing a compound of Formula I: ...
Color negative film for producing images of reduced granularity when viewed
following electronic conversion
A color negative silver halide photographic element is disclosed that is capable of producing images that, when converted to electronic form and then converted...
Abrasion resistant antistatic with electrically conducting polymer for
The present invention is an imaging element which includes a support, an image-forming layer superposed on the support and an electrically-conductive layer...
Method of providing digital image in radiographic film having visually
High performance radiographic films exhibit visually adaptive contrast when imaged in radiographic imaging assemblies comprising an intensifying screen on both...
Hydrolyzed water-resistant protective overcoat for an imaging element
The present invention relates to imaging elements, including photographic elements and recording media, having a protective overcoat that resists fingerprints,...
Method for forming an improved imaging support element including amine
reactive side groups and element formed...
An imaging support element comprising a polymeric film support and a thermally stable single subbing layer is made by forming a coating over the polymeric film...
Laser donor element
A laser donor element comprising a transparent support having thereon the following layers in the order recited: a) a hydrophilic layer; b) a propellant layer...
High contrast visually adaptive radiographic film and imaging assembly
High performance, high contrast radiographic films exhibit visually adaptive contrast when imaged in radiographic imaging assemblies comprising an intensifying...