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Azinium salts as splayant for layered materials
The present invention relates to a splayant, that is, an intercalant/exfoliant, comprising an azinium compound capable of splaying a layered material.
Fusible inkjet recording element and related methods of coating and
An inkjet recording element comprises a support having thereon at least one ink-receiving layer, including a porous fusible layer comprising fusible polymeric...
Glossy inkjet recording element on absorbent paper
An inkjet recording element comprising an absorbent support, a porous base layer nearest the support and comprising precipitated calcium carbonate, a porous...
Oxidation system with sidedraw secondary reactor
Disclosed is an optimized process and apparatus for more efficiently and economically carrying out the liquid-phase oxidation of an oxidizable compound. Such...
Inkjet printing system and fluorinated ink
An inkjet printing system, comprising an inkjet printer and an ink composition comprising: (a) water; (b) dispersed pigment particles; (c) a humectant; and (d)...
Continuous ink jet printer with modified actuator activation waveform
A drop generator is operated to form large-volume and small-volume droplets by providing a droplet generator having a nozzle and an adjustable stimulation...
Printer control system and method for changing print mask height
A system and a method for improving the quality of prints using a print mask for a printer with at least one printhead with a plurality of dot forming elements...
Pick-arm member to detect media amount
An imaging system includes a media holder configured to hold a plurality of sheets of media. A pick arm, including a pick roller, is positioned to contact an...
Document transport apparatus
A method of scanning documents obtains the document that is to be scanned from an input tray, transports the document at a transport velocity past a scanner to...
Hybrid optical head for direct engraving of flexographic printing plates
An optical imaging head for direct engraving of flexographic printing plates, comprising: at least two groups of radiation sources, each group comprising at...
Hotkey function in digital camera user interface
A digital camera comprising: a display; means for displaying on the display a menu of user selectable options; first user activated means for sequentially...
Asymmetrical digital filters for dot gain adjustments
A method for adjusting dot-gain for a halftone binary bitmap file comprises inputting a halftone binary bitmap file consisting of binary pixels (400) to an...
Multi-layer imageable element with improved properties
Positive-working imageable elements comprise a radiation absorbing compound and inner and outer layers on a substrate having a hydrophilic surface. The inner...
Extruded open-celled ink-receiving layer comprising hydrophilic polymer
for use in inkjet recording
An inkjet recording element comprising a support extrusion coated with a porous hydrophilic material. The composition comprises a hydrophilic thermoplastic...
Continuous printing apparatus having improved deflector mechanism
A printing system includes a liquid drop ejector, a fluid flow device, and a fluid flow source. The liquid drop ejector is operable to eject liquid drops having...
Printhead and method for controlling temperatures in drop forming
An apparatus and method for controlling temperature profiles in ejection mechanisms is provided. A heater includes a first resistor segment having an electrical...
Concentrating a liquid ink jet ink to transfer to a receiver member
In an apparatus for printing images on a moving primary imaging member by jetting ink, containing a fluid and marking particles, in an image-wise fashion onto...
Adjusting digital image exposure and tone scale
A method of adjusting exposure of a digital camera based on range information, including a digital camera capturing a first digital image at a selected exposure...
Digital printing apparatus for producing prints at high speed
A high speed digital printing apparatus having an imaging member, an ink jet head capable of image-wise jetting ink onto the imaging member, a mechanism for...
Jetting module installation and alignment apparatus
A mechanism for aligning the jetting module in a continuous inkjet printhead and for making fluid and electrical connections to the jetting module without...
Camera configurable for autonomous operation
The present disclosure relates to an image capture device and a technique for capturing an image. The technique includes selecting at least one subject displayed...
An imaging apparatus includes an image sensor; a strobe unit; a preliminary. illumination controller which instructs the strobe unit to preliminarily illuminate...
Polycarboxylic acid production system employing enhanced multistage
Disclosed is an optimized system for more efficiently and economically producing terephthalic acid. The system includes a multi-stage oxidative digestion system...
Method for controlling stack-advancing in a reproduction apparatus
The present invention relates to a method for providing paper stack level calibration in a reproduction apparatus. According to various aspects of the invention,...
Method for preserving privacy with image capture
The present invention discloses a method and system that automatically analyzes digital images containing people or objects to generate derived data from the...
System and method for generating an image fulfillment order
The present invention relates to a method of ordering images at an imaging device which permits a user to print images immediately, and simultaneously with the...
Method for controlling the amount of compressed data
A method is disclosed for compressing a set of digital images to achieve an average compressed data rate over the entire set. A subset of images are selected...
Classifying complete and incomplete date-time information
A method for automatically classifying images into a final set of events including receiving a first plurality of images having date-time and a second plurality...
Micro-lens enhanced element
A micro-lens enhanced element comprises a substrate bearing sequences of printed image elements, each sequence containing image elements from more than one...
Method for automatically identifying a type of transparent conveyor belt
In a method for automatically identifying a conveyor belt in a printer as being one of a plurality of belt types, the conveyor belt is moved along a circulatory...
Outdoor signs comprising polyester compositions formed from
Described are outdoor signs comprising polyester compositions comprising polyesters which comprise (a) a dicarboxylic acid component having terephthalic acid...
LCD films comprising polyester compositions formed from
Described are LCD films or sheets comprising polyester compositions comprising polyesters which comprise (a) a dicarboxylic acid component having terephthalic...
Printing device fluid reservoir with alignment features
Various embodiments of a printing device fluid reservoir with alignment features and various embodiments of a printing device fluid reservoir chassis with...
Fluid-ejecting device with simplified connectivity
A fluid-ejecting device with simplified connectivity is disclosed herein. According to an embodiment of the present invention, a common lead is provided such...
Method for automatically determining the acceptability of a digital image
A method for automatically determining the acceptability of an input image for a predetermined output operation, such as printing, includes the steps of: (a)...
Image capture and integrated display apparatus
An integrated imaging apparatus is disclosed for displaying images of a scene, including an electronic display having a display pixel that is used to display...
N-type semiconductor materials for thin film transistors
A thin film transistor comprises a layer of organic semiconductor material comprising a tetracarboxylic diimide naphthalene-based compound having, attached to...
Image sensor having reduced well bounce
A CMOS image sensor or other type of image sensor comprises a pixel array and sampling and readout circuitry associated with the pixel array. In conjunction with...
Point of purchase displays comprising polyester compositions formed from
Described are point of purchase displays comprising polyester compositions comprising polyesters which comprise (a) a dicarboxylic acid component having...
Vending machines comprising polyester compositions formed from
Described are vending machine display panels comprising polyester compositions comprising polyesters which comprise (a) a dicarboxylic acid component having...
CCD with improved charge transfer
A method of forming a charge-coupled device including the steps of forming well or substrate of a first conductivity type; a buried channel of a second...
Method and apparatus for development of lithographic printing plate
To provide a development system for lithographic printing plate precursors using a neutral developer, capable of preventing the non-image area of the resulting...
Lamination device method for flexographic plate manufacturing
An apparatus and related method for laminating a masking film onto a pre-press flexographic printing plate to place the plate in optical contact with the film by...
Digital camera and time lag setting method
A digital camera records, as image data for storage in storage memory, image data captured a preset time lag period before image data captured at the time of...
Configurationally controlled N,N'-Dicycloalkyl-substituted
naphthalene-based tetracarboxylic diimide compounds...
A thin film transistor comprises a layer of organic semiconductor material comprising a configurationally controlled N,N'-dicycloalkyl-substituted ...
Intravenous components comprising polyester compositions formed from
Described are intravenous components comprising polyester compositions comprising polyesters which comprise (a) a dicarboxylic acid component having terephthalic...
Bottles comprising polyester compositions which comprise cyclobutanediol
Described are bottles comprising polyester compositions comprising polyesters which comprise (a) a dicarboxylic acid component having terephthalic acid residues;...
Blood therapy containers comprising polyester compositions formed from
Described are blood therapy containers comprising polyester compositions comprising polyesters which comprise (a) a dicarboxylic acid component having...
Thermal printer cartridge with energy absorbing features
A thermal printer cartridge is provided. The thermal printer cartridge comprising: a supply housing having a drive end and a non-drive end; a take-up housing...
Lamination device method for flexographic plate manufacturing
A pre-press flexographic plate laminator for laminating a masking film onto a pre-press flexographic printing plate. The apparatus can be used to apply a...