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Method for rapid photographic processing with maintained color balance
using diffusible photochemicals
Color photographic elements, especially color photographic papers, can be more rapidly color developed (up to 25 seconds) in the presence of a color developing...
Flexographic printing plate with mask layer and methods of imaging and
A flexographic imaging element comprises a support having thereon a relief imaging layer and a multi-level writeable mask layer. This mask layer is capable of...
Method for applying a laminate on a laser ablative recording element
A process of forming a protective laminate to a laser-ablative recording element comprising a support having thereon an image layer comprising a colorant...
Stain resistant protective overcoat for imaged photographic elements
The present invention is an imaged photographic element including a support, having at least one silver halide emulsion layer, and having at least one stain...
Near zero CTE carbon fiber hybrid laminate
A carbon fiber hybrid laminate includes a first group of carbon fiber reinforced laminae having a positive CTE and, second group of carbon fiber reinforced...
Integrated ceramic micro-chemical plant
An integrated micro-ceramic chemical plant having a unitary ceramic body formed from multiple ceramic layers in the green state which are sintered together...
Tool attachment and release device for robotic arms
A tool attachment and release system for robotic arms which using a magnet for supplying the attractive force to hold the tool to the robotic arm while allowing...
Enclosed frictionally ignited photographic flash lamp
A photographic flash lamp having a closed, at least partially transparent capsule. A combustible material within an enclosed region of the capsule generates a...
Iris diaphragm for high speed photographic printers
An iris diaphragm for selectively varying a diameter of an aperture, the iris diaphragm comprises at least two movable blades which are adaptable for forming the...
Ink jet printing registered color images
Ink jet printing apparatus for forming a color ink image on a receiver in response to a digital image that includes a plurality of color planes, includes a...
Apparatus for transporting sheet-like material
A transport roller unit, which has a plurality of rollers arranged next to one another on a bearing shaft, rests against the transport rollers of a transport...
Device for cleaning optical surfaces
A clean wipe device for cleaning an optical surface, like the cover glass on a charge coupled device (CCD) imager surface, and the method to make the same,...
Outer cover for one-time-use camera
Fuser using ceramic roller
A fuser for fixing particulate imaging material to a receiver sheet, including a fuser roller and a pressure roller in contact with the fuser roller which engage...
Blade cleaning apparatus with associated dust seal and method of cleaning
A method and apparatus for cleaning toner and/or other contaminant particles from a moving surface to be cleaned in an electrostatographic apparatus includes a...
Metering/release/reset mechanism in camera
A one-time-use camera comprising a backframe opening at which successive image areas of a filmstrip are exposed, a film winder rotatable to wind an exposed image...
Apparatus and methods for loading a photographic camera with a film
specified by the camera
Apparatus (10; 800) is disclosed for loading of film into a photographic camera (106), the camera including an external housing (320) having at least one movable...
Method of modifying a time-varying image sequence by estimation of
velocity vector fields
A method of modifying a time-varying image sequence in which a parametric velocity vector field that characterizes changes in successive images of the image...
A zoom lens comprises a plurality of lens elements arranged in at least two zooming lens units. The zoom lens is characterized in that at least one of the...
Method of making a light modulator
A method of making a light modulator (10) for modulating an incident beam of light includes a substrate (14) having a cavity (32)formed therein and a plurality...
Addressable electro-optic modulator with periodically poled domain
An electro-optic modulator is described which uses periodic inverted domain regions to permit it to be able to handle high powered optical light.
First and second light sensitive conductive layers for use in image
A structure used in making a display for forming images including a transparent substrate having first and second surfaces; a light sensitive conductive layer...
Single track of metering marks on thermal printer media
A thermal dye printer media element for use in a thermal printer includes sequential color patches which form multiple color groups located along a length of the...
Thermal color printing by receiver side heating
Apparatus for thermal color printing on a moveable receiver including a re-inkable web having at least one colorant; the moveable receiver being in contact with...
Stage plunger mechanism for storage phosphor reader
A storage phosphor reader which has a stage for moving a storage phosphor in a first direction past a reading station; a storage phosphor extraction assembly...
Photothermographic media processor thermal control
A thermal processor for thermally processing a sequence of exposed photothermographic media comprising: a rotatable thermally conductive drum; a heat source for...
Preparation of amines
Disclosed is a process for the preparation of an amine by contacting in a reaction zone a water-soluble aldehyde, water, ammonia and hydrogen in the presence of...
Monoesters and macrocyclic diester of phthalic acid and synthesis thereof
Monoesters and macrocyclic diesters of 2,2,4-trimethyl-1,3-pentanediol and phthalic acid or a derivative thereof are described. Methods by which such monoesters...
Preparation of 3-alkyltetrahydrofurans
Disclosed is a process for the preparation of 3-alkyltetrahydrofurans by a two-step process wherein 2,3-dihydrofuran is reacted with an acetal to form an...
Stable low foam waterborne polymer compositions containing
This invention provides low foam waterborne polymer compositions stabilized against gelling due to the addition of a poly(alkylenimine) by addition of ...
Organic solvent based ink for invisible marking/identification
An organic solvent based polyester ink formulation having a fluorescing compound therein is suitable for ink jet printing applications. The ink is useful for...
Combinations of purine-releasing pyrazolone DIR couplers and pyrazolone
or pyrazolotriazole imaging couplers
A photographic element comprises: (a) a support; and (b) at least one silver halide emulsion layer; wherein said emulsion layer contains (c) at least one magenta...
Organic silver salt containing thermally processable elements with spot
reducing surfactant combinations
A thermally processable imaging element is disclosed having a protective coat overlying at least one thermographic or photothermographic imaging layer containing...
Performance of photographic emulsions at high silver ion concentrations
This invention relates to a photographic recording material comprising a support and a photosensitive chemically sensitized silver halide emulsion layer,...
Color negative photographic elements with modified scavenging compound
A color negative photographic element is disclosed containing higher levels of oxidized developer agent scavenging compound in the lowest and intermediate...
Stabilizing IR dyes for laser imaging
A laser-exposed thermal recording element comprising a support having thereon a dye layer comprising a dye dispersed in a polymeric binder, the dye comprising a...
Carrier particles for electrostatographic developers
Carrier particles for developers used in electrostatographic imaging processes such as electrophotography comprise core particles such as strontium ferrite...
Copolyesters of 1,3-propanediol having improved gas barrier properties
The invention relates to a copolyester having an inherent viscosity ranging from about 0.4 to about 1.4 and a cold crystallization temperature ranging from about...
Blow-molding polyesters from terephthalic acid, 2, 2, 4,
4-tetramethyl-1,3-cyclobutanediol, and ethylene glycol
The invention relates to a copolyester, having (a) a repeat unit of a dicarboxylic acid component, having from 80 to 100 mole % terephthalic acid or the...
Method of treating a photographic processing solution
The present invention concerns a method of extracting halide ions contained in a photographic processing solution. The invention concerns a method for the...
High efficiency photographic flash lamp
A photographic flash lamp having an envelope defining a chamber, at least a portion of the envelope being transparent. A support mesh is positioned within the...
Film cartridge with visual exposure status indicator
A film cartridge comprising a cartridge housing, a film spool rotatable inside the housing, and first and second indicators fixed to the housing and to the film...
Guide arrangement for facilitating insertion of film leader into
An easy-load camera comprising a cartridge receiving chamber for receiving a film cartridge with a protruding film leader that has one longitudinal edge...
Control for a sheet stack supporting platform
A sheet feeder having a platform for supporting a stack of sheets, a feed head assembly for feeding sheets seriatim from the top of a sheet supply stack on the...
Bonded cast, pin-finned heat sink and method of manufacture
A high performance, high pin fin density heat sink (10) has mating first and second opposing base members (22, 24) having first and second pin fins (18, 20)...
Method of forming a metal-thermoplastic-metal laminate
A method of forming a metal-thermoplastic polymer-metal laminate into a desired shape comprising the steps of: heating a metal-thermoplastic polymer-metal...
Method and apparatus for control of variability in charge to mass ratio
in a development station
An electrostatographic recording apparatus and method wherein a primary charger establishes a uniform electrostatic charge on an electrophotoconductive image...
Method and apparatus for encoding high-fidelity still images in MPEG
A frame in an uncompressed digital video signal is selected for encoding as a high-fidelity still image. The digital video signal is MPEG encoded to produce an...
Multiple degrees of freedom actuator for optical recording
An optical actuator adapted to control the position of the actuator in at least two degrees of freedom of motion. The actuator includes a base, a moveable lens...
Optical actuator with tensioned suspension
An optical recording actuator includes: a base and a lens holder having a lens. A pair of spaced-apart flexible, inextensible, coplanar connecting members are...