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Wood heater with enhanced microwave launching system
A microwave heater capable of heating a bundle of wood and equipped with an optimized system for launching and/or dispersing microwave energy. The microwave...
Reducing tension fluctuations using isolated tension zones
A method and system for reducing tension fluctuations in a printing system are disclosed. A plurality of tension zones is defined in the printing system....
Imprinted bi-layer micro-structure method
A method of making an imprinted micro-wire structure includes providing a substrate having an edge area and a central area separate from the edge area and...
Alignment structure for registering patterns on a substrate
A system for determining an alignment location associated with a pattern formed on a substrate is disclosed. Electrical measurements are made as the substrate...
Wet-Laid process to produce a bound nonwoven article
A versatile binder comprising at least one or more sulfopolyesters is provided. These sulfopolyester binders can enhance the dry tensile strength, wet tensile...
Ternary blends of terephthalate or isophthalate polyesters containing EG,
CHDM and TMCD
Disclosed are ternary polyester blends that contain at least one polyester comprising terephthalic or isophthalic acid, ethylene glycol, and...
Tires comprising cellulose ester/elastomer compositions
A tire is provided comprising a cellulose ester/elastomer composition wherein the cellulose ester/elastomer comprises at least one cellulose ester, at least one...
Using colored biocidal multi-layer structure
A method of using a colored biocidal multi-layer structure includes locating the colored biocidal multi-layer structure on a surface, observing the colored...
Printing electronic circuitry logic
A method of making a logic gate array includes providing a substrate; forming an array of first conductive lines with plurality of first pads disposed on each...
Forming conductive metal pattern using reactive polymers
A conductive metal pattern is formed in a polymeric layer that has a reactive polymer that comprises (1) pendant groups that are capable of providing pendant...
Use of titania precursor composition pattern
A conductive metal pattern can be formed using a titania sol-gel obtained from a titania precursor composition having (a) a titanium alkoxide or titanium...
Method for incorporation of recombinant DNA
The invention provides methods of preparing bacteria of interest with a stably integrated nucleic acid sequence of interest.
Oxidation process to produce a purified carboxylic acid product via
solvent displacement and post oxidation
Disclosed is a process to produce a dry purified carboxylic acid product comprising furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid (FDCA). The process comprises oxidizing at least...
Conversion of alcohols to longer chain aldehydes or alcohols
Processes are provided for contacting at least one C.sub.n alcohol equivalent having n carbon atoms and at least one C.sub.n+1 alcohol equivalent having (n+1)...
Reductive carbonylation of methanol to acetaldehyde
Catalyst composition produced by combining a cobalt-containing precursor in an alkyl alcohol with a phosphine ligand to the solution; and subsequently adding an...
Apparatus for reducing wrinkles in moving web
A print media moving apparatus includes a transport member positioned immediately upstream relative to a roller. The transport member has an operative surface...
Dual-layer laser-imageable flexographic printing precursors
A flexographic printing precursor can be imaged and used for flexographic printing. This precursor has at least two laser-engraveable layers, in which the...
Logic gate array
A logic gate array includes a substrate; an array of first conductive lines with plurality of first pads disposed on each of the first conductive lines on the...
Highlighting color toner images with fluorescing toners
Fluorescing highlights can be provided in selected portions of non-color image areas of a printed toner image using fluorescing dry toner particles, such as...
Conductive element precursor and conductive pattern formation
Black-and-white silver halide conductive film element precursors have, on one or both sides and in order, a UV filter layer, non-color hydrophilic ...
Tactile images having coefficient of friction differences
A method for forming a tactile printed image on a receiver medium to convey information to a visually-impaired person from image data having an array image...
Serviceable printhead sealing mechanism
A printhead includes a jetting module that forms drops, a catcher, and a deflection mechanism that deflects some of the drops toward the catcher. A moveable...
Enabling an authentication device with temporary target
A method of enabling an authentication device includes providing a first enabling target. One or more attributes of the first enabling target is measured with...
Aqueous cleaning compositions including an alkyl 3-hydroxybutyrate
Cleaning compositions and methods of making and using the same are provided. The cleaning compositions of the present invention may include at least one alkyl...
Method for producing an alkyl 3-hydroxybutyrate
A method for making an alkyl 3-hydroxybutyrate is provided. The method can include reacting an alkyl alcohol with diketene to form an alkyl acetoacetate and...
Imaging module with aligned imaging systems
An imaging module including a plurality of imaging systems for capturing images of a receiver medium. An illumination system illuminates the receiver medium...
Controlling an electrophotographic printer using an image region database
A method for controlling an electrophotographic printing system to print digital image data for an image region. An image region database stores data...
Mask forming imageable material and use
An imageable material can be used to form a mask image for providing a relief image. This imageable material has a simplified structure and consists essentially...
Positive working lithographic printing plate precursor and process for
preparing lithographic printing plate
The present invention relates to a positive working lithographic printing plate precursor, comprising: (1) a substrate; and (2) an imaging layer, formed on the...
Lithographic printing plate precursor and a method for making a printing
A positive-working lithographic printing plate precursor exhibits satisfactory developability and has long print run length, satisfactory scratch resistance,...
Method of passivating ultra-thin AZO with nano-layer alumina
A method of making an electrical conductor includes depositing an ultra-thin layer including aluminum-doped zinc oxide layer on a surface and using atomic layer...
Aqueous cleaning compositions having enhanced properties
Cleaning compositions and methods of making and using the same are provided. The cleaning compositions of the present invention are both non-toxic and...
Crosslinkable polymers comprise recurring units represented by: ##STR00001## wherein R, R', and R'' are independently hydrogen or an alkyl, cyano, or halo...
Purifying crude furan 2,5-dicarboxylic acid by hydrogenation
A process for purifying a crude furan 2,5-dicarboxylic acid composition (cFDCA) by hydrogenation of a FDCA composition dissolved in a hydrogenation solvent such...
Positive pressure web wrinkle reduction system
A web-guiding system for guiding a web of media travelling from upstream to downstream along a transport path in an in-track direction, including a web-guiding...
Printhead for generating print and non-print drops
A printhead having a drop generator for creating print and non-print drops and a drop deflector for causing the trajectories of the print drops and the...
Forming a structural laminate that resists stress
A structural laminate having a selected resistance to a first stress applied in a selected first stress direction relative to the laminate is formed from first...
Forming three-dimensional structure from receiver
A method for forming a three-dimensional structure includes depositing a first pattern of thermoplastic toner particles onto a first surface of a receiver to...
Silver halide conductive element precursor and devices
A conductive film element precursor can be used to provide conductive silver lines from silver halide in a non-color hydrophilic photosensitive layer. This...
Pixel-aligned electrode device
A display device includes a display having an array of pixels formed on a display layer, the pixels arranged into rows and columns. Two or more electrodes are...
Cellulose interpolymers and method of oxidation
This invention provides cellulose ester interpolymers, and methods of oxidizing cellulose interpolymers and cellulose ester interpolymers. The invention also...
Timed sequence indicators
A containment system for packaging a plurality of products that are to be accessed in a predetermined sequence. The containment system includes a plurality of...
Methyl-Iodide-free carbonylation of methanol to acetaldehyde
Disclosed is a process for the reductive carbonylation of methanol to produce acetaldehyde. The process includes conducting the reaction to produce acetaldehyde...
Batch process for the preparation of
This invention is generally directed to a batch process for the preparation of cis-2,2,4,4-tetramethylcyclobutane-1,3-diol comprising: (A) treatment of at least...
Process for the preparation of cis-2,2,4,4-tetramethylcyclobutane-1,3-diol
This invention is generally directed to a process for the preparation of cis-2,2,4,4-tetramethylcyclobutane-1,3-diol comprising: treatment of at least one...
Offset independently operable VTFT electrodes
A multiple vertical transistor device includes a polymeric material post on a substrate. An inorganic material cap extends beyond first and second edge of the...
System for authenticating an item
A system of authenticating an item with a security mark includes a substrate (100); wherein the security mark is printed on the substrate with invisible...
Transparent capacitor with multi-layer grid structure
A transparent capacitor apparatus includes a first transparent substrate including a first patterned conductive layer having a first conductive material located...
Method for preparing transparent conductive silver patterns
Electrically-conductive articles are prepared to have electrically-conductive silver metal electrode grids and electrically-conductive silver connector wire...
Forming patterns using crosslinkable reactive polymers
Various patterning methods utilize certain crosslinkable reactive polymers comprise -A- and -B- recurring units, arranged randomly along a backbone. The -A-...