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Photographic silver halide materials
Photographic elements are disclosed in which exposure to at least one portion of the spectrum is recorded by a silver halide emulsion layer unit as an image...
Rapid processing of silver bromoiodide color negative films and digital
image correction to provide display...
Silver bromoiodide color negative films can be rapidly processed using shortened color development times and specific amounts of color developing agent and...
Dye solution containing hindered solvent functionality
A dye solution comprising a laser recordable dye and a solvent for the dye that has (a) a solvent functional group selected from esters, ketones and ethers; and...
Poly[N-(acyl)-4-vinylbenzenesulfonamides] charge-control agents for
electrostatographic toners and developers
An electrostatographic toner comprising a poly[N-(acyl)-4-vinylbenzenesulfonamide] charge-control agent is disclosed.
Method of bar-code printing on ceramic members
A method of making a printing member for providing an erasable bar-code including providing a polymeric substrate having an insert cavity; forming an insert...
Protective overcoats for silver halide photographic elements
A clear protective overcoat is provided to an image formed in a silver halide photographic element. The overcoat is formed by electrostatically applying a...
Method for fabricating stable magnetoresistive sensors
A method of fabricating a stable, self-biased paired MR (magnetoresistive) sensor comprising the steps of depositing a first MR film with a diffusion barrier...
Method of manufacturing a ceramic article
The present invention is a method of preparing a ceramic article which includes compacting a particulate alloy of a primary oxide and a secondary oxide to form a...
Embedding a multiwound microcoil in a ceramic structure
A method for forming an embedded multiwound microcoil in a ceramic substrate including the steps of forming a sacrificial mutiwound microcoil to be used in the...
Electrolysis device and method using a porous electrode
The present invention relates to an electrolysis cell for percolating a solution in order to perform a chemical reaction, such as the cathodic reduction of a...
Ceramic drive system
A ceramic drive system includes highly efficient, light weight, durable, and wear and abrasion resistant sliding and rotating components. In particular, the...
System and method for conveying cargo containers through environmentally
System (10) for automatically conveying photosensitive cargo containers (15) through a storage compartment (14) of a vehicle, preferably a trailer (12) and...
System for aligning cantilevered shafts
A system for precisely aligning two cantilever shafts has a regular polygonal recess having N substantially flat faces on a free end of a first shaft cooperating...
A film projector for use with frames of processed photographic film having frame-associated image orientation data. The film projector has a light source that...
Multiple durometer pressure roller
A multiple durometer pressure roller for winding a web of deformable material onto a core, particularly for reducing air entrainment in the wound roll. The...
Vacuum box and method of operation for non-contact web transport therein
A vacuum box (38) is provided with recesses (86, 88, 90, 92) on the inner surfaces (74, 76) of its front and/or back walls (40, 42) along at least two of its...
Push-button mechanism for plunger-type electrical switch
A push-button mechanism for plunger-type electrical switches of the type having a push rod actuator, is provided with a base unit having a pair of undercut tabs....
Method and apparatus for transferring images onto a cup-shaped structure
A method and apparatus for imprinting a sublimation transfer onto a generally cup-shaped structure. The apparatus comprises a support structure for holding the...
Alignment mechanism using flexures
A mechanical flexure with two legs in a symmetrical structure that provides straight line motion when a force is applied to one leg end, along an axis through...
Control for environment of a charger for reproduction apparatus
An environmental control for a charger utilized in an electrostatographic reproduction apparatus including a movable dielectric support upon which images of...
Chemical supply cartridge
It is known to supply processing chemicals for photographic processing apparatus in chemical supply cartridges. These cartridges may include ion-exchange resins...
Photographic processing apparatus
Described herein is a countercurrent multi-tank washing stage (10) for photographic processing apparatus which comprises a first washing tank (500), a last...
Dual coil actuator
A dual coil actuator comprising a pair of independently moveable electrically conductive coils, is characterized in that a single magnet core generates a single...
Printer receiving electronic camera
Apparatus for capturing and printing images on photosensitive sheets includes an electronic camera having a display; and an image sensor means for producing a...
Retractable two track head assembly with controllable roll stiffness
In a photographic apparatus which handles film having a magnetic layer on one side for magnetically storing data on the film, a photographic film transport...
Method of remanufacturing one-time-use camera
A method of remanufacturing a one-time-use camera having the following steps. Cutting a protuberance off a main body part of the camera at a hollowed-out space...
Apparatus for loading and unloading photographic film into or from a
Apparatus is disclosed for loading and unloading a discrete film strip into or from a film guide track (566) extending between an unexposed film chamber (562)...
Flat mirror mounting flexure
A flexure structure for mounting an element such as a mirror in an optical device to a frame such as a telescope support structure includes a flexure blade...
Technique to eliminate scattered light in diffractive optical elements
Diffractive optics using surface relief profiles, also known as blazed gratings having ramps and edges or steps (also referred to as blazed facets with...
Secure photographic systems
A secure photographic system includes: a photographic film bearing an image and indicia representing a desired digital image security feature relating to the...
High speed digital fabric printer
A high speed digital color fabric printing system using drop-on-demand printing technology. A bi-level image memory is provided to store a digital representation...
Computer program product for defining a soft edge in a digital mask
A computer program product for creating a soft edge in digital images comprises a computer readable storage medium having a computer program stored thereon for...
High efficiency, aluminum gallium arsenide LED arrays utilizing
zinc-stop diffusion layers
An AlGaAs-based light emitting diode array is disclosed wherein each individual pixel contains a Zn-stop diffusion layer of p-type conductivity to control the...
Release agent for dye-donor element used in thermal dye transfer
This invention relates to a dye-donor element for thermal dye transfer comprising a support having thereon a dye layer comprising an image dye in a polymeric...
Collagen-like polypeptides and biopolymers and nucleic acids encoding
Synthetic biopolymers can be prepared using recombinant DNA technology or chemical synthetic methods which have properties similar to naturally occuring gelatin...
Hardening a hydrophilic colloid composition
A hydrophilic colloid is hardened with a vinyl-sulfone hardener in the presence of a borate compound in an amount sufficient to accelerate the rate of hardening....
Radiographic elements that satisfy image and tone requirements with
A dual-coated radiographic element is disclosed comprised of a blue tinted film support having coated on each of its faces a spectrally sensitized high bromide...
Backing layers for imaging elements containing hard filler particles and
crosslinked, elastomeric matte beads
The present invention is an imaging element which includes a support, an image forming layer and a backing layer. The backing layer includes a film forming...
Photographic element containing codispersions of yellow methine filter
or density correction dyes and reducing...
The invention provides a multilayer color negative photographic element comprising a support, at least one light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer sensitive...
Uniform background for color transfer
A method of producing a radiation-induced colorant transfer image on a support, includes the steps of: providing an image-receiving element comprising a support...
Method and apparatus for automatic sample preparation and handling
A method and apparatus for automatic sample preparation and handling which includes a computer controlled arm capable of both rotary and vertical movement...
Facilitating duplex copying with a reproduction apparatus utilizing an
intermediate transfer member
An electrostatographic reproduction apparatus, utilizing an intermediate image transfer member to transfer marking particle images to a receiver member,...
Camera with actuator for moving sprocket wheel to film engaging position
when door closed
A camera comprising a door moveable to be closed, a sprocket wheel having respective teeth for entering successive spaced perforations in a filmstrip to engage...
System and method for remote image communication and processing using
data recorded on photographic film
An automated film processing system, comprising: a film having at least one recordable section for storing at least one customer selected electronic address; a...
Scene intensity measuring and illumination source detection apparatus
Scene intensity measuring and illumination source detection apparatus for determining scene illuminant and appropriate exposure settings for an image capture...
Method and apparatus for programming a peripheral processor with a
serial output memory device
A serial output memory device is employed to reprogram a peripheral processor. The serial output memory device is addressed by a central processor and loaded...
Air bearing imaging platen
An air-bearing imaging platen (20) for supporting imaging medium (40). The imaging platen (20) is comprised of an array of disks (62). Each disk has an air exit...
Thermal printer with sensor for leading edge of receiver sheet
A thermal printer (10) is useful for printing onto a receiver sheet (22, 24, 26) having a leading edge and a trailing edge and includes an elongated rotatable...
Image sensor having ITO electrodes with overlapping color filters for
By designing pixels with highly transparent ITO electrodes and asymmetric gates such that as much light as possible falls upon a region covered by an ITO...
The present invention is a sintered ceramic article having an elemental composition including Zr, O, and at least one element selected from the group consisting...