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Process for making an optical compensator film comprising an anisotropic
nematic liquid crystal
A process for making an optical compensator, comprising the steps of coating a orientable resin in a solvent onto a support; drying the resin-containing coating;...
Method and apparatus for creating a preselected lenticular image
A preselected lenticular image is created by capturing a first digital image on a plurality of first charged coupled device (CCD) sensor columns (21, 31). A...
Method and apparatus for laser-induced thermal transfer printing
An apparatus and method for providing substantially intimate rolling contact between a portion of a donor sheet and a portion of an acceptor element in a...
General 2 voltage levels driving scheme for cholesterical liquid crystal
A driving scheme for chiral nematic (cholesteric) liquid crystal displays comprises a preparation step, a holding-selection step, and an evolution step. The...
Block polyorganosiloxane block organomer polymers and release agents
A polyorganosiloxane block hydrocarbyl block polymer having utility as a release agent in toner fusing systems. The polymer has one or more polar linkages, with...
Method for preparing imaged members and imaged members prepared thereby
The invention comprises a method of preparing an imaged member comprising a substrate having an imagable coating on a face thereof, the method comprising the...
Thermal physical vapor deposition source with minimized internal
A thermal physical vapor deposition source for depositing material onto a substrate includes an elongated container for receiving the material, the container...
Silver halide photographic element containing fogged emulsions for
This invention relates to a negative silver halide photographic element comprising a support and a silver halide imaging layer containing a light sensitive...
High speed negative-working thermal printing plates
Negative working thermally imageable elements useful as lithographic printing plate precursors and methods for their use are disclosed. The elements have a...
Flexographic element having an integral thermally bleachable mask layer
An imageable element useful as a flexographic printing plate precursor is disclosed. The element is made up of a flexible substrate; a photosensitive layer,...
Photopatterning of conductive electrode layers containing
electrically-conductive polymer particles
A method for producing an electrode pattern in a conductive polymer disposed on a substrate, the method comprising the steps of: applying a layer containing a...
Multilayer imageable elements
Multilayer, positive working, thermally imageable elements are disclosed. The elements produce bakeable lithographic printing plates that are resistant to press...
Process of making an image recording element with an extruded
polyester-containing image-receiving layer
The invention relates to a process of making an image-recording element comprising a support having thereon an image-receiving layer, wherein the process...
Method for printing an image from a halftone binary bitmap using multiple
The invention is a method for printing an image (10) from a halftone binary bitmap (12) having pixels (14a-14g) comprising the steps of: creating a feature...
Method of measuring dose of local radiation
A method of measuring an absorbed dose of ionizing radiation using a measuring device that bears an integral identification mark, comprising the steps of:...
Air baffle for paper travel path within an electrophotographic machine
A means and a method for increasing the efficiency of a vacuum-assisted, fuser entrance guide in an electrophotographic apparatus by blocking and deflecting air...
Display device having a fiber optic faceplate
A display device includes: an array of color pixels each color pixel including a plurality of individually addressable subpixels for emitting different colored...
Method for sharpening a digital image without amplifying noise
A method of sharpening a digital image having image pixels according to its material content, includes the steps of: generating a subject matter belief map...
Method for forming a depth image from digital image data
A computer vision/image processing method generates a depth map useful in producing a foreground depth mask for 2D/3D image editing. The method uses image data...
Thermal dye-transfer receiver element with microvoided layer
Disclosed is a thermal dye-transfer dye-image receiving element comprising a thermal dye-transfer receiver element comprising a dye-receiving layer 1; beneath...
A photographic article. According to one embodiment, the photographic article comprises: a first image area comprising a photographic film negative of an image;...
Surface contacting member for toner fusing system and process, composition
for member surface layer, and...
A surface contacting member for toner fusing systems and processes. This surface contacting member has a fluoroelastomer surface layer containing amorphous...
Surface formed lenses on voided polymer light diffuser
Disclosed is a transparent polymeric diffusion film exhibiting at least 50% transmissivity containing a thermoplastic polymeric material with internal microvoids...
A self-adhering image made by the steps comprising: forming an imaged receiver sheet (140) having an image (230), a first thermoplastic layer (304), and a first...
Laser thermal transfer from a donor element containing a hole-transporting
A donor element adapted for use in making an OLED device, includes a donor support substrate; a light-absorbing layer disposed over the substrate which, in...
Inkjet recording element
A recording element comprising a support having thereon an image-receiving layer, said recording element containing core-shell particles wherein said core...
Automatic startup for a solvent ink printing system
An automatic start-up sequence is provided for an inkjet printer that uses volatile inks for printing. At startup, colorless flush fluid is employed to remove in...
Technique and device for controlling the position accuracy in color
Controlling the position accuracy in color printing with an electrophotographic printing device in regard to the register, namely the position accuracy of a...
Waveguide device and optical transfer system for directing light to an
A waveguide device including a light transmitting body having a first surface, a second surface, and a longitudinal axis where at least one of the first and...
Dye-doped polymer nanoparticle gain medium
A gain medium for producing a light emission in a laser. The gain medium comprises a dye-doped polymer nanoparticle matrix having an absolute value of dn/dT less...
Optical element containing nano-composite particles
The invention relates to an optical component comprising a dispersion of layered minute particulate materials in a binder, the layered materials having a layer...
Proofing with watermark information created by a raster imaging processor
Methods and systems for generating a proof set of a digital print job and delaying the completion of the print job until the proof set is approved are presented....
Laser-induced thermal imaging with masking
The invention is directed to techniques for compensating for imaging aberrations that result from repeated passes by an imaging laser array. The techniques...
Apparatus and method for encapsulating an OLED formed on a flexible
An apparatus and method are disclosed for encapsulating an OLED device formed on a flexible substrate. The OLED device is moisture protected by an encapsulation...
Color photographic element containing improved heterocyclic speed enhancing
Disclosed is a color photographic element comprising at least one light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer containing a compound that does not react with...
Multi-layer negative working imageable element
Multi-layer, negative working imageable elements useful as lithographic printing plate precursors are disclosed. The elements contain, in order, a support; an...
Mammography imaging method using high peak voltage and rhodium or tungsten
A method of mammography imaging includes exposing a patient to a peak voltage greater than 29 kVp using X-radiation generating equipment comprising rhodium or...
Induction splicing of photographic film strips
A method is described for splicing together overlapping ends of first and second lengths of photographic film strips of common film strip width, comprising...
Autostereoscopic display for multiple viewers
An apparatus for displaying a stereoscopic virtual image to a first viewer (12a) and to a second viewer (12b), where the stereoscopic virtual image is imaged to...
Thermal actuator with reduced temperature extreme and method of operating
An apparatus for a thermal actuator for a micromechanical device, especially a liquid drop emitter such as an ink jet printhead, is disclosed. The disclosed...
Correcting stimulation nonuniformity at the fluid cavity trench end
In a drop generator for use in an ink jet printer, stimulation transducers are bonded near the ends of the jet array on the droplet generator body. The...
Combined printer and docking station
Method and system for building a family tree
A method, system and computer software product for gathering information relevant to the creation of a family tree. Searching of multiple databases is done...
Reduction of banding and mottle in electrophotographic systems
A mechanism and process for detecting mottle or banding in a developed electrophotographic image. Within an electrophotographic reproduction apparatus 10, a...
Cholesteric liquid crystal display system
A display system includes a display arranged to receive an image wise pattern of light to form an image, including, a pair of conductors, at least one conductor...
Selectively adjusting the resolution levels or the quality levels of
digital images stored in a digital camera...
A method for selectively adjusting the resolution levels or the quality levels of digital images stored in a memory of a digital camera having a predetermined...
Method for transforming three colors input signals to four or more output
signals for a color display
A method for transforming three color input signals (R, G, B) corresponding to three gamut defining color primaries to four color output signals (R', G', B', W)...
Method for writing pixels in a cholesteric liquid crystal display
A method for writing pixels in a cholesteric liquid crystal display having opposing rows and columns of electrodes and cholesteric liquid crystal material...
Integrated touch screen and OLED flat-panel display
An integrated touch screen and OLED flat-panel display includes a touch screen having a touch screen substrate with electrical contacts for receiving touch...
Organic element for electroluminescent devices
Disclosed is an electroluminescent device comprising a light emitting layer comprising a boron complex wherein the boron is bonded to a nitrogen atom of a...