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Method and apparatus for calibrating iris of photographic printer
An adjustable iris diaphragm assembly (26) in a zoom lens system (16) of a photographic printer (10) is calibrated for each magnification setting by ...
Methods of changing the visibility of some characteristic or information
to be included in a hard copy of a...
A method of making more visible some characteristic to be included in a hard copy of a recorded image includes reading a variable visible characteristic within a...
Printing uniformity using narrow printhead segments in digital printers
A recording method for a printer having a printhead formed of an array of narrow segments that are distributed across the printhead so that there is a boundary...
Near atmospheric pressure treatment of polymers using helium discharges
The present invention is a method and apparatus for treating a polyester support such as polyethylene napthalate or polyethylene terephthalate. The treatment is...
Sample holder for accelerated fade apparatus and method of its use
The invention relates to an apparatus for light fastness testing. The apparatus for holding samples for testing comprising a planar member and vacuum to hold a...
Three-layer backing for photographic element
The present invention discloses a three layer backing system for a photographic element. The backing system in on the opposite side of the light-sensitive layer....
Photographic element containing ultraviolet absorbing polymer
This invention relates to a photographic element containing a polymeric ultraviolet absorbing polymer fromed from an ultraviolet absorbing monomer of formula...
Method of forming a photographic color image
A color photographic material is processed first by color development, then is contacted with a solution that both bleaches and provides redox amplification.
Alkaline developing composition and method of use to process
lithographic printing plates
An alkaline developing composition for processing a lithographic printing plate includes an alkali metal silicate and at least 6 weight % of a thickener such as...
1,1-dioxide)-benzenesulfonamides charge-control agents for
N-(1,2-Benzisothiazol-3(2H)-ylideneacetyl 1,1-dioxide)benzenesulfonamides are disclosed. They have the general structure ##STR1## X and n are defined in the...
Methods for preparing cocrystals of titanyl fluorophthalocyannes and
unsubstituted titanyl phthalocyanine,...
Amorphous and cocrystallized unsubstituted titanyl phthalocyanine-titanyl fluorophthalocyanine compositions, preparation methods, and electrophotographic...
Electron transporting materials for organic electroluminescent devices
An organic EL device, comprising an anode and a cathode, and at least one electron injecting and transporting layer containing fluorescent materials; the...
Fusing roll having an oil barrier layer
A release oil barrier layer is coated over the silicone rubber cushion layer of a toner fusing roll by means of a coating composition having a low VOC content...
Method and apparatus for making optical preforms with controlled
peripheral edge wall geometry
Optical glass preforms for use in subsequent molding processes for the production of lenses are produced which have a controlled peripheral edge wall geometry....
Method and apparatus for feeding chopped polyester scrap
An improved system (10) conveys comminuted material from a source (12) to a vessel (14), especially for continuously conveying chopped ...
Carbon dioxide jet spray polishing of metal surfaces
Apparatus and method are described for polishing a ductile metal surface, such as the gold surface of a mirror, by impacting the surface with a stream of...
Process and apparatus for the development of photographic materials
A process for the development of photographic materials comprises developing the materials in a bath of developer processing solution and subjecting the used...
Film advance in a pump camera
A camera having a body portion with a cartridge chamber for retaining a film cartridge and a film chamber for retaining a filmstrip includes a cover coupled to...
One-time-use camera with matching indicia on camera exterior and film
A one-time-use camera comprises a film cartridge and a filmstrip, a lighttight camera body having an interior chamber for the film cartridge and an exterior...
Method and apparatus for constructing intermediate images for a depth
image from stereo images using velocity...
An interpolation operation is performed between a pair of stereo images to produce plural intermediate images. The interpiolation operation involves estimating...
Method of making an index print
A holder and a method of making an index print using the holder. The method comprising the steps of: 1) providing a holder having at least one sleeve for holding a...
Direct modulation method for laser diode in a laser film printer
A laser imaging apparatus comprising: a laser diode which is always operable in a linear lasing region; an amplitude modulator for amplitude modulating said laser diode...
Apparatus for backing a magnetic medium in contact with a magnetic
A recording head apparatus includes a first rigid frame (80); a magnetic head (14) supported by the first frame; a head-to-medium backer device (18; 37)...
Magnetic writing of repetitive information on magnetic wheel and
magnization head for media
A method and apparatus for recording on magnetic media which comprises a magnetic wheel made from a magnetic material, that is essentially an isotropic material...
Autofocus mechanism for laser imager
A laser imager autofocus apparatus, adapted to receive media with an image surface to be scanned, includes a laser and laser optics for producing a beam of light...
Print head with integrated pump
A print head consists of an ink chamber with heater elements and orifices. Connected to the ink chamber is a pump chamber which is supplied with ink through an...
Method and apparatus for creating geometric depth images using computer
A method and apparatus in which a geometric graphic image of an object to be rendered as a depth image is created. The viewpoint of the viewer of the depth image...
Color imaging apparatus for forming a beam of light having three
separate color components optical print head...
A color imaging apparatus, for forming a beam of light having three separate color components for image recording on a photosensitive member, includes red,...
Contiguously matched magnetic sensor array and magnetic media for
authentication of documents and products
Apparatus for detecting a magnetic pattern having a plurality of spaced magnetic areas includes an array of magnetic sensors which are configured and spaced from...
Release agents 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...
Palladium chemical sensitizers for silver halides
The invention is generally accomplished providing a silver halide emulsion comprising silver halide grains and a palladium compound represented by Formula...
Robust process for preparing high Br low COV tabular grain emulsions
A process is disclosed of preparing a photographic emulsion comprised of high bromide silver halide tabular grains accounting for greater than 90 percent of...
Surfactants and hydrophilic colloid compositions and materials
Surfactants useful as dispersing aids in the preparation of compositions comprising a hydrophilic colloid having hydrophobic particles dispersed therein have the...
Method for processing high silver bromide color negative photographic
films using a peroxide bleaching composition
A simple and effective peroxide bleaching method includes the use of a bleaching solution including a peroxide bleaching agent and chloride ion in an amount of...
Photographic materials containing water soluble amino hexose reductones
The invention relates to a silver halide photographic emulsion comprising silver halide grains and the reductone of Formula I ##STR1## wherein R.sub.1 and...
Photographic element containing a reductone and, in the most blue light
sensitive layer, a fine grain emulsion
The invention provides a multicolor photographic element comprising a support bearing at least two silver halide emulsion layers having different sensitivities...
Spacing a donor and a receiver 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 of increasing gloss and transparency clarity of fused toner images
This invention provides a method of increasing the gloss value of a fused toner image comprising the steps of: a) transferring toner to a receiver to make a toner...
Edge removal apparatus including air-flow blocking means for curtain
The present invention is an edge blade attached to an edge guide for removing an edge of a falling curtain. The edge of the falling curtain is intercepted by the...
Product for molding glass lenses having difficult shapes
An improved tool is provided for pressing glass into a precision optical element having a strong concave surface. The tool is selected from ceramic and metal...
Zirconia and zirconia composite ceramic shafts for gear micropumps and
method of making same
An improved gear micropump (10) for delivering corrosive materials, particularly photographic materials, such as dyes and emulsions, has a pair of intermeshing...
Sheet feed apparatus with improved sheet separation and friction feed
For use with an apparatus for feeding sheets seriatim from a stack of sheets, the apparatus including a feed tube, such as an oscillating vacuum feed tube for...
Product container containing a magnetic identifier
A non-magnetic material such as cardboard or plastic is used as the packaging material for the product to be protected from counterfeiting. The packaging...
Detector for regions of excess thickness in a moving web and web
transport system including such detector
A detector (14) for regions of excess thickness in a moving web (12a) includes a first jaw member (120; 72, 82); a second jaw member (122; 68, 70); a frame (56;...
Apparatus for aligning surfaces
Apparatus (10) for adjusting and aligning a first, slidable surface (12) in proximate contact with a second, rotating surface (14). Means for urging a lateral...
Photographic processing apparatus
A photographic processor for processing a photosensitive material. The processor comprises at least one processing channel for containing a processing solution...
Photographic processing apparatus
Described herein is an improved variable speed processor (10) in which the path length for material to be processed can be varied in a processing tank whilst...
Photographic processor and method of operation
A modular photographic processor for processing a photosensitive material. The processor comprising a modular processing section containing at least one...
Expanded film cartridge bar code
A photographic film cartridge manufactured with an expanded bar code signifying characteristics of the print or photo CD order to be made from the filmstrip...
Compact camera with multi-lamp flash wheel rotatable about film chamber
A camera comprising a main body part having a film chamber, and a multi-lamp flash wheel supported for rotation to move successive flash lamps from a storage to...