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Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising a water-impervious support having thereon the following layers: a) a water-absorbing layer; and b) an image-recording layer...
Blends of polyethylene for extrusion coating
A blend of at least three different polyethylene-based components is described which can be extrusion coated onto a substrate to give a strong bond therewith...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising a support having thereon the following layers: a) a cationic mordant for an anionic dye; b) a nonionic or amphoteric material...
Delivering mixed inks to an intermediate transfer roller
A method for printing information on an image receiver includes metering and collecting amounts of different fluids which when mixed will provide an ink of a...
Borderless ink jet printing on receivers
Ink jet printing apparatus for forming a borderless image on a receiver in response to a digital image file having a digital image and the desired size of the...
Imaging apparatus and method adapted to control ink droplet volume and
Imaging apparatus and method adapted to control ink droplet volume and void formation. The apparatus includes an ink jet print head having a nozzle for ejecting...
Method and apparatus for preparing labelled digital disc
Methods and apparatus for labelling digital discs. In the method, a disc is provided that has an alignment mark. An image is printed onto the disc in ...
Method for testing transducer horn Assembly used in debubbling by
monitoring operating frequency
A method and apparatus for evaluating the end cap round transducer horn assemblies used in debubbling operations wherein the ECR THA can be evaluated off-line at...
Apparatus for controlling widthwise expansion of a conveyed web
Apparatus for controlling widthwise contraction of a conveyed web has opposing first web carrier belts and opposing second web carrier belts forming a generally...
Corona wire replenishing mechanism
A corona charger includes a housing; a corona wire; and a wire replenisher located in the housing, the wire replenisher includes (i) a reversible motor; (ii) a...
Cartridge receiving apparatus
A cartridge is disposed in a chamber of a cartridge receiving apparatus. An actuating member on the apparatus is moveable a first increment to initiate an...
Zoom assembly having an improved cam barrel
Briefly summarized, according to one aspect of the present invention, a zoom assembly having a plurality of different zoom positions and focus adjustment for...
Method of making magnetically driven light modulators
A method of making a modulator for modulating an incident beam of light uses a substantially planar light reflection surface formed by a light reflection layer...
Image handling method and system
An image handling method and system for executing the method wherein hardcopy images are scanned at a scanner station, to obtain a corresponding set of digital...
Optical scanner system having a laser beam power attentuation mechanism
An optical scanner assembly for exposing an image on a scanned surface. The optical scanner assembly includes a laser mechanism for producing a laser beam...
Active pixel image sensor with shared amplifier read-out
An image sensor having a plurality of pixels arranged in a series of row and columns comprising: a semiconductor substrate having a plurality of pixels formed in...
Solid-form additive systems dispersible in aqueous media, methods for
the preparation and application thereof...
Solid form additive systems which are dispersible in aqueous media are disclosed, as are methods for preparing such additive systems and methods for dispersing...
High chloride emulsions doped with combination of metal complexes
A radiation-sensitive emulsion is disclosed comprised of silver halide grains (a) containing greater than 50 mole percent chloride, based on silver, (b) having...
Photographic elements containing high-boiling diester solvents
A photographic element comprises a support bearing at least one silver halide emulsion and at least one high-boiling solvent of structure I, below: ...
Photographic element having a stain resistant electrically conductive
The present invention is a photographic element having a support, at least one silver halide emulsion layer superposed on a first side of the support and a...
Raw stock for photographic paper
The invention relates to a imaging element comprising a paper having a surface roughness average of between 0.13 and 0.44 micrometers.
Two-stage processing of low silver black-and-white photographic elements
Low silver black-and-white photographic elements, such as radiographic films, can be processed quickly using a two-stage process in which black-and-white...
Process for fluid/dense gas extraction under enhanced solubility
A liquid/dense gas extraction column process providing intimate contact between a dense gas and a fluid feed containing a solute and operating in an enhanced...
Forming optical structures on receivers
Apparatus responsive to an input image for forming an optical structure such as a lens array on a receiver including a fluid delivery chamber having a fluid...
Method and printer utilizing a single microprocessor to modulate a
printhead and implement printing functions
Both a method and printer are provided that utilize a single microprocessor to modulate a thermal printhead and implement all other printing functions. In the...
Processing photographic material
Method and apparatus are disclosed for washing exposed photographic material in less time and with a reduced replenishment rate compared with conventional...
Photoprocessing apparatus for sensing type of photoprocessing consumable
and method of assembling the apparatus
A photoprocessing apparatus for sensing type of photoprocessing consumable and method of assembling the apparatus. The invention includes a photographic printing...
Magnetic sensor for ink detection
An ink jet printing apparatus adapted to producing images using inks having predetermined concentrations of a magnetic label material therein, includes a...
Product sampler system and method
A sampler assembly and a method of collecting a sample of a process are disclosed. The sampler assembly includes a lid subassembly and a housing body...
Camera for selectively recording images on a photographic film or on a
A camera for recording images on a photographic film in a cartridge and for recording selected ones of such recorded film images on a magnetic tape having tracks...
Memory module reader
A memory module reader has a body having a module socket. The module socket defines a cylindrical contact site and a site axis. A terminal block is joined to the...
Method for compensating for film unit defects and system
A method and system for compensating for film unit defects. In the method, a film unit is manufactured that has a unique identifier and a predetermined image...
Method and apparatus for correcting pixel values in a digital image
A method and apparatus for editing continuous tone digital images representing pixels in which regions containing defects, called "defect regions", are...
Copy protection marks on a transparent layer of an optical disk
indicating that the disk has been previously...
A method for constructing an optical disk and a method of signal detection which permits a read only device, such as a CD-ROM or DVD-ROM reader, to create a...
Image movement in a photographic laboratory
A method of routing images in the form of image signals, in a photofinishing laboratory between a first device which provides the images, a workflow controller,...
Dual function air skive assembly for reproduction apparatus fuser rollers
A fuser apparatus having a pair of rollers in nip relation to transport a receiver member therebetween to permanently fix a marking particle image to such...
Preparation of 3-buten-1-ol from 3,4-epoxy-1-butene
Disclosed is a process for the synthesis of 3-buten-1-ol by contacting 3,4-epoxy-1-butene and formic acid with a homogeneous catalyst solution comprising a...
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 ...
Late addition of supplemental ethylene glycol in the preparation of
The invention is directed to a method for making copolyesters of terephthalic acid and a diol component including ethylene glycol and includes the steps of...
Poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) copolymers containing both
1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol and isophthalic acid...
This invention relates to PET copolymer composition that have both 1,4-cyclohexanedimethal (CHDM) and isophthalic acid moieties copolymerized. These compositions...
Olefin polymerization catalysts containing group 8-10 transition metals,
processes employing such catalysts and...
Methods for preparing olefin polymers, and catalysts for preparing olefin polymers are disclosed. The polymers can be prepared by contacting the corresponding...
Bundles of fibers useful for moving liquids at high fluxes and
acquisition/distribution structures that use the...
The ability to transport body liquids in consumer products such as diapers, incontinents and feminine napkins is a key factor in their performance. This...
Copy restrictive documents
A media for restricting the copying of a document utilizing one or more microdots that are embedded in said document for providing a non-visual, but machine...
Time and temperature integrating indicator device
Time and temperature integrating devices for providing a visually observable indication of cumulative thermal exposure are disclosed comprising (a) a substrate...
Method for electrostatically assisted curtain coating at high speeds
A method for curtain coating various compositions at high speed onto a continuously moving receiving surface comprises a) forming a composite layer of a plurality of...
System and method of managing a psychological state of an individual
A system which includes an apparatus and method of managing a psychological and physiological state of that individual involves the use of images or stimuli, the...
Ink jet printing apparatus and method using timing control of electronic
waveforms for variable gray scale...
Ink jet printing apparatus and method using timing control of electronic waveforms for variable gray scale printing while eliminating image artifacts and while...
Recording audio and electronic images
Audio and image data are recorded on a receiver by capturing audio information and converting it to digital signals; capturing an electronic image which...
Method and system for remotely viewing and configuring output from a
medical imaging device
A method and system for remotely viewing and configuring output from a medical imager is described. A medical imager having an embedded web server generates an...
Speech recognition camera with a prompting display
A speech recognition camera 10 comprises a camera body 11 for providing a protective housing; a display (20, 25, 30) disposed on the camera body 11; a microphone...