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Performance recording media for recordable element using gold reflector
An optical disk with improved performance including a transparent substrate; and a recording layer over the substrate and a reflective layer formed of Au over...
Fuser member with vinyl and hydride containing polydimethylsiloxane
An adhesion layer disposed in a fuser member between an underlying base cushion layer and an outer release layer comprises the reaction product of vinyl- and...
Method for preparing an ink jet recording element
A method for making an ink jet recording element comprising simultaneously coating on a support the following layers in order: a) a nonionic, water-dispersible,...
Cassette for photosensitive material
A photographic cassette, has a core retainer to rotatably seat a photographic web roll core along an axis of the retainer. The cassette further has a housing...
Printing onto discs such as compact discs and the like
Apparatus is provided for digital printing images in annular-radial coordinates onto discs having an axis of rotation, the printing to occur between an inner...
Effect of air baffle design on mottle in solvent coatings
Apparatus for drying coated web material and preferably moving web material comprises a nozzle, means for supplying air to the nozzle and means to distribute the...
Technique for finding the histogram region of interest based on landmark
detection for improved tonescale...
Locating the region of interest (ROI) in the histogram of a digital radiographic image is a key component for the optimized presentation of the image, either in...
Free floating filter clamp
A filter clamp for retaining a filter, comprising a frame having an aperture to accommodate the filter, a clamp member having a clamp opening for alignment with...
Digital image processing with indication to user of hardcopy output
A digital image processor that establishes a boundary level of acceptable hardcopy print quality level based on selected image print size and printing...
Method for calibrating a photofinishing system and components for use in
such a method
An apparatus for calibrating a printer of a photofinishing system, comprising: (a) a reference film strip carrying at least one reference image; (b) a reference chart...
Process for recovering 3,4-epoxy-1-butene
A process for recovering 3,4-epoxy-1-butene from a vapor phase catalytic oxidation reactor effluent where 1,3-butadiene is reacted with oxygen over a silver...
The present invention is ceramic article of stabilized zirconia wherein the stabilized zirconia has a molar ratio of rare earth oxide:zirconia of from 1:99 to...
Method of making a hybrid micro-electromagnetic article of manufacture
A method of making an article of manufacture comprising a hybrid silicon-based micro-electromagnetic light shutter includes providing a silicon body having a top...
Low replenishment color development using chloride ion-free color
An aqueous, homogeneous, single-part, chloride ion-free color developing concentrate comprises a color developing agent in free base form, an antioxidant for the...
Translucent display paper with biaxially oriented polyolefin sheets
The invention relates to an photographic element comprising a paper base, one layer of biaxially oriented polyolefin sheet and at least one image layer wherein...
Transmission duplitized display materials with biaxially oriented
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising a transparent polymer sheet, a biaxially oriented polyolefin sheet laminated to said transparent...
Aperture/shutter system and a stepper motor for use therein
An aperture/shutter system defining an optical path comprises a shutter mechanism operable at a first state to selectively block light along the optical path and...
Imaging apparatus with a motor component
According to one aspect of the present invention, an imaging apparatus includes an annular motor with a central opening and a plurality of lens elements...
Spoolless film takeup chamber with improved spooling spring
A spoolless film takeup chamber with a pair of expandable film coiling springs. The springs are flat springs coiled generally in a spiral configuration. The...
Image transfer apparatus and method using a seamed endless belt
A reproduction apparatus and method including a toner image bearing member (TIBM) and a seamed endless belt that is brought into transfer relationship with the...
Fuser for reproduction apparatus with minimized temperature droop
A fuser, for a reproduction apparatus, having at least one heated fuser roller operating at a setpoint temperature to permanently fix a marking particle image to...
Camera flash unit including a lens component with a toroidal surface
A reflector includes one closed end, one open end and highly reflecting curving walls. The walls are symmetrical about at least one axis of symmetry. The walls...
One-time-use camera with anti-backup pawl disengaged from film winder
during film loading
A subassembly for a one-time-use camera comprises a main body part that has a film take-up chamber adapted to receive a film spool and a film supply chamber for...
Printer using multiple light sources and monochrome LCD
A liquid crystal device for use in sequentially producing an image composed of three separable color plane images including a light diffuser including a sheet of...
Thermal dye transfer receiving element
A dye-receiving element for thermal dye transfer comprising a support having on one side thereof a dye image-receiving layer comprising a vinyl latex polymer...
Photographic element comprising yellow dye-forming photographic coupler
The invention disclosed is a photographic element comprising a silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a dye-forming coupler having Formula 1...
Photographic elements containing 2-equivalent pyrazolone couplers and
process for their use
A photographic element contains at least one photosensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a 5-pyrazolone photographic coupler...
Universal end effector for robotic applications
An end effector system adapted to be used for robotic tooling applications which allows the end effector to be used to acquire parts by vacuum pick-up or...
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Plasticizers for dye-donor element used in thermal dye transfer
This invention relates to a dye-donor element for .Iadd.resistive head .Iaddend.thermal dye transfer comprising a support having thereon a dye layer comprising...
Camera with closing lever pivotally supported on cassette to close
A camera comprising a chamber for a film cassette having a light lock that is to be closed when an exposed filmstrip is completely moved into the cassette, and a...
Camera with combination release button for shutter and window for frame
A camera comprising a manually depressible release button for a shutter, and a frame counter for indicating the number of exposures remaining to be made on a...
Protective housing for camera
A protective housing for a camera comprising a pouch for containing the camera which is constructed of flexible material having sufficient flexibility to allow...
One-time-use camera with closing mechanism to close cassette disabled
when unexposed film prewound from...
A one-time-use camera comprising a film cassette with a film spool that is rotated in an unwinding direction during camera manufacture to unwind a filmstrip from...
One-time-use camera with film sensor to determine when to close cassette
disabled when cassette closed
A one-time-use camera comprising a film cassette which has a filmstrip that is to be progressively wind into the cassette following each exposure and a light...
Home health care system
A home health care system comprising: patient station including a first videophone, an electronic imaging assembly and a stethoscope assembly, coupled to said...
A retroreflective lens includes: a single positive power lens element with an index of refraction N.sub.1 and thickness T.sub.1 ; a single negative power lens...
A modulator (10) for modulating an incident beam of light includes a substrate (14) having a cavity (32) formed therein and a plurality of spaced-apart...
Apparatus and method of producing digital image with improved
A digital image with improved performance characteristics is formed by producing a photographic image of a scene; producing a digitized electronic image of the...
Vacuum imaging drum with media contours
The present invention is for an image processing apparatus (10) for sheet thermal print media. The image processing apparatus (10) comprises a vacuum imaging...
Transfer roller electrical bias control
An electrostatographic reproduction apparatus having a transfer assembly, including an electrically biased transfer roller in nip relation with a dielectric...
High resolution image source
Image source, for converting image data in the form of serial charges into a high-resolution imagewise light pattern, combines semiconductor charge-coupled...
Method for compensating for positional error inherent to stepper motors
running in microstepping mode
A stepper motor that turns a lead screw runs in microstepping mode. To compensate for positional error in microstepping, the method utilizes the characteristic...
System and method for perforating sheet material
A method and apparatus for perforating sheet material wherein the resulting perforations are in a predetermined pattern which avoids imparting structural...
Low temperature crosslinkable latexes formed by in-situ generation of a
The present invention provides crosslinkable latex compositions formed by free-radical emulsion polymerization of monoethylenically unsaturated monomers...
Thermal recording element
A thermal recording element comprising a support having thereon a recording layer comprising a J-aggregate cyanine dye dispersed in a hydrophilic binder, the...
Photographic element with new singlet oxygen quenchers
Photographic elements are disclosed comprising a silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a magenta coupler and a magenta dye stabilizer compound...
Imaging element comprising an electrically-conductive layer containing
intercalated vanadium oxide
In accordance with one embodiment of the invention, an imaging element is disclosed comprising:(i) a support; (ii) at least one image forming layer; and (iii) an...
Concentrated photographic fixer additive and fixing compositions
containing triazinylstilbene and method of...
Concentrated and working strength photographic fixing compositions include a photographic fixing agent, a triazinylstilbene compound, and a water-soluble...
Photographic fixing composition containing aminoalkyltriazole and method
of rapid photographic processing
Color photographic silver halide elements, such as color films, can be rapidly fixed using a fixing composition containing a thiosulfate fixing agent, and...