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One-time-use camera with cartridge retainer to ensure film-on-sprocket
retention during camera assembly
A partially assembled one-time-use camera includes a film section that longitudinally extends from a rotatable film winding spool in a film cartridge and that is...
Hybrid optical disc construction
A hybrid optical recording disc having a substrate and a recording layer disposed over the substrate, the substrate having a read-only (ROM) area in which a...
Method and apparatus for printing monochromatic images using a spatial
light modulator having a selectable...
A monochrome printer (100) and a method for printer optics design utilizing a spatial light modulator (52), able to deploy a number of possible monochromatic...
Method and system for calibrating a diffractive grating modulator
A diffractive grating modulator system, includes: a diffractive grating modulator active to produce a plurality of output orders of diffraction; an illumination...
Scratch resistant layer containing electronically conductive polymer for
The present invention can relate to an imaging element including a support, an image-forming layer superposed on the support, and an outermost scratch resistant...
Chromogenic sepia silver halide print material
A silver halide photographic element for forming a sepia image comprising a support and an image forming layer which contains a cyan dye forming coupler, a...
Photographic bleaching compositions and method of processing color reversal
Color reversal photographic elements can be effectively processed to provide positive color images using bleaching compositions in which the primary bleaching...
Method of producing a photographic image
A method of producing a photographic image in an imagewise exposed photographic material comprising one or more silver halide emulsion layers comprises applying...
Protective overcoat for photographic elements
The present invention is a photographic element which includes a support, at least one silver halide emulsion layer superposed on the support and a ...
Antihalation/acutance system for photothermographic materials
A method of imaging comprising: providing a photothermographic material having at least one photothermographic medium and exposing said material to a source...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising a support having thereon a porous image-receiving layer comprising particles and a poly(vinyl alcohol) binder, the...
Rectilinear film transport system
A pin-registered film transport assembly provides an interlacing motion for moving and guiding a photographic film through a film gate. The assembly includes a...
Drop-masking continuous inkjet printing method and apparatus
Method and apparatus (10, 102) for continuous inkjet printing wherein a first continuous stream of ink droplets (66) traveling above a first flow path (48) is...
A micro-actuator has a pair of conductive metallic layers connectable to an electrical potential source so as to induce a force between the metallic layers upon...
Compound surface to aid in the fabrication of a lens with a plano surface
A molded glass lens is taught that includes a molded three-dimensional reference surface at a first end of the lens body, a first molded optical surface...
Method of manufacturing a microlens array mold and a microlens array
A method for making microlens molds and microlens array molds is described which utilizes a spinning half radius diamond cutting member operated in a plunge cut...
Multi-beam zoom lens for producing variable spot sizes for a laser printer
A multi-beam zoom lens for producing variable spot sizes on a photosensitive medium from a plurality of individually modulated light sources wherein each light...
A method of processing customer image orders, each of at least one image capturing an original scene. An image content identification in the form of an image...
Liquid crystal display and method of making same
A liquid crystal display and method of making same has a first transparent substrate bondable to a second transparent substrate. The second transparent substrate...
Sparsely sampled image sensing device with color and luminance photosites
An image sensing device having an array of light-sensitive elements, including: a first type of element sensitive to a spectral region corresponding to...
Image processing apparatus with internal scanner
An image processing apparatus (10) for scanning and proofing an image at the same time includes: a) a rotatable drum (300) having a hollowed out interior port ion...
Electromechanical grating display system with segmented waveplate
A display system, including: a light source providing illumination; a linear array of electromechanical grating devices of at least two individually operable...
Reinforced sheet metal frame incorporating print engine chassis
A printer frame (12) comprising a sheet metal skeleton structure (14) encasing a filler material (54) of castable polymer. The frame (12) is fabricated by...
5-acylamino-2-arylazo, nitro, or nitroso-4-substituted-phenol compounds and
method of using them
Disclosed is a 5-acylamino-2-arylazo, nitro, or nitroso-4-substituted-phenol having the structural formula I: ##STR1## wherein: R* is an arylazo, nitro, or...
Imaging member with polyester adhesive between polymer sheets
The invention relates to an imaging member comprising at least two polymer sheets joined by solvent based thermoplastic adhesive applied to at least one said at...
Photographic element having improved surface protective layer containing
composite wax particles
Photographic elements are described which comprise a support, at least one image-forming layer, and at least one surface protective layer that contains a...
Polymeric compounds for lithographic printing plates, especially plates for use in printing utilizing UV curable inks, may include a structural unit (I) ...
Imaging elements with nanocomposite containing supports
The invention relates to an imaging member comprising an image layer and a support comprising at least one layer comprising an inorganic particle having an...
Radiation-sensitive compositions for printing plates for improving their
chemical and developer resistance and...
Radiation-sensitive compositions comprise at least one novolak, at least one naphthoquinone diazide derivative and a copolymer; the copolymer consisting of the...
Organic electroluminescent devices with improved stability and efficiency
An organic luminescent layer for use in an electroluminescent device with improved operating life includes an organic host material capable of sustaining both...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising a support having thereon, in the order recited, at least one base layer comprising a hydrophilic or porous material and a...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising an opaque support having thereon an image-receiving layer comprising porous polymeric particles in a polymeric binder,...
Alignment device which facilitates deposition of organic material through a
An alignment device for permitting a deposition mask to be positioned relative to a substrate to facilitate deposition of organic material on to the substrate...
Roller system to help remove chad and trimmed media in a thermal printer
For a printer system (38) having a thermal printhead or an inkjet printhead for printing images on receiver media, such as sheets of paper (14), a pick roller...
Comfort-enhancing intraoral dental radiographic film packet and method for
An intraoral x-ray film packet is taught which has an outer envelope wherein one of the two opposing outer sheets is more rigid than the other and serves as a...
Continuous ink jet printer with micro-valve deflection mechanism and method
of controlling same
A continuous inkjet printer in which a continuous ink stream is deflected at the printhead nozzle bore without the need for charged deflection plates or tunnels....
Incorporation of silicon bridges in the ink channels of CMOS/MEMS
integrated ink jet print head and method of...
An ink jet print head is formed of a silicon substrate that includes integrated circuits formed therein for controlling operation of the print head. The silicon...
Continuous ink-jet printing method and apparatus with nozzle clusters
An apparatus for printing an image is provided. The apparatus includes an ink droplet forming mechanism operable to selectively create a stream of ink droplets...
Method of preparing a lithographic plate
A method for preparing a lithographic plate which can react with an imaging fluid to form an image, including providing a hydrophilic support; forming a...
Correcting exposure and tone scale of digital images captured by an image
A method for correcting for exposure in a digital image which was captured by an image capture device and which is to be printed on a printer which forms...
Nonionic surface active oligomers as coating aids for the manufacture of
A hydrophobically capped oligomeric acrylamide or pyrrolidone is employed as a coating aid in coating compositions, especially such compositions useful in the...
Method of dispersing water insoluble photographically useful compounds
A method for forming a dispersion of an oil-soluble photographically useful compound in water or a hydrophilic colloid composition is disclosed, comprising...
Silver halide element with improved high temperature storage and raw stock
This invention relates to a silver halide photographic element comprising at least one silver halide emulsion, said silver halide element further comprising an...
Silver halide element with improved high temperature storage and
A silver halide photographic element comprising at least one silver halide emulsion, said silver halide element further comprising an amido compound represented...
Silver halide element with improved high temperature storage
This invention relates to a silver halide photographic element comprising at least one silver halide emulsion layer containing a dye-forming coupler which reacts...
Asymmetric silver salt dimers and imaging compositions, materials and
methods using same
A non-photosensitive silver dimer compound comprises two different silver salts, provided that when the two different silver salts comprise straight-chain,...
Color photothermographic element containing a mixture of blocked developers
for balancing imaging layers
This invention relates to a photothermographic color element containing a mixture of blocked developers in the same emulsion layers. By having different blocked...
Method of preparing a printing plate and printing plate
A printing plate is prepared by the method comprising: (a) providing a substrate; and (b) applying by ink jetting to the substrate a fluid composition comprising...
Package and method of formation utilizing photographic images
The invention relates to a package comprising a flexible substrate having a silver halide formed image.
Method for avoiding re-circulation defects in curtain coating
A method of curtain coating, the curtain being formed from at least one layer of coating solution having a composite density .rho. (kgm.sup.-3) and a total...