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US-8,019,268 Polarity controlling device, and cleaner and image forming apparatus using the polarity controlling device
A polarity controlling device for controlling polarity of residual material on an image bearing member, including a blade, to which a first voltage is applied...
US-8,019,267 Fixer, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A disclosed fixing device fixes resin particles onto a medium by applying a fixer including a softening agent onto the resin particles resting on the medium....
US-8,019,259 Development device, process unit, and image forming apparatus
A development device includes a developer carrier, a bearing member, a biasing member, and a guide. The developer carrier supplies a developer to an...
US-8,019,257 Developer-controlling member, manufacturing method thereof, developing machine using the developer-controlling...
A developer-controlling member includes a first plate (36) and a second plate (35) attached to the first plate (36), the first and second plates (36, 35) being...
US-8,019,254 Toner conveying device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A toner conveying device includes a toner hopper for containing unused toner, a waste-toner hopper for containing waste toner, and waste-toner conveying screws...
US-8,019,251 Angular position adjusting apparatus, angular position adjusting method, and computer-readable recording medium...
An angular position adjusting apparatus for adjusting the angular position of a control panel of an image processing apparatus is disclosed that includes a...
US-8,019,247 Fusing device and image forming apparatus which turns on an edge heater
A disclosed fusing device includes a fusing part; a pressing part rotatably pressed against the fusing part to form a fusing nip for fusing a toner image onto a...
US-8,019,239 Device and method for detecting life of organic photoreceptor and image forming apparatus
A device for determining an end of life of an organic photoreceptor includes a potential detecting unit that detects a residual potential of the organic...
US-8,018,663 Image forming lens, camera and portable information terminal
An image forming lens includes: a first optical system positioned in an object side, a second optical system positioned in an image side, and an aperture stop...
US-8,018,637 Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus
A second scanning lens has a refracting power in a sub-scanning direction, and an optical element-deforming unit that changes a position of the center of...
US-8,018,631 Original reading device and image forming apparatus
A line image sensor reads an image of a reading position on a contact glass by a plurality of lines in a main-scanning direction. A replacing unit replaces,...
US-8,018,624 Methods, systems, and media to enhance image processing in a color reprographic system
Methods, systems, and media to enhance image processing for a color reprographic system are disclosed. Embodiments of the invention may calibrate a component...
US-8,018,207 Switching regulator
A switching regulator is disclosed that uses a non-linear amplifier and is capable of PWM control operation at high frequencies with a simple circuit...
US-8,017,807 Tetrahydroxy compound, method for preparing the tetrahydroxy compound, and photoreceptor using the tetrahydroxy...
A new tetrahydroxy compound having a specific structure including two 2,3-dihydroxypropyloxy groups is provided. The compound has good charge transport...
US-8,017,292 Toner, as well as image forming apparatus and image forming method using the same
To provide a toner produced by emulsifying or dispersing in an aqueous medium particles containing at least polyester resin particles and by aggregating the...
US-8,017,290 Image forming method and image forming apparatus
Objects of the present invention are to provide an image forming method and image forming apparatus which can secure stable toner transferability, prevent...
US-8,017,209 Optical recording medium
To provide an optical recording medium in which error-causing short marks are produced in numbers small enough excellent high-recording characteristics and in...
US-8,016,384 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes at least one recording head module including a plurality of heads, a branch member, and a base member. Each of the heads...
US-8,016,375 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head configured to jet a liquid; a liquid tank configured to store the liquid; and a supply tube having...
US-8,016,283 Recording sheet feeder and image forming apparatus providing easy maintenance with simple structure
In a recording sheet feeder, a recording sheet tray moving mechanism moves a recording sheet tray between an upper position, at which an uppermost recording...
US-8,015,494 Melded user interfaces
In one embodiment, a method for combining the user interfaces of several applications is disclosed. Data generated by a first application is extracted from a...
US-8,015,399 Communication apparatus, communication system, certificate transmission method and program
A communication apparatus includes an authentication part for authenticating another communication apparatus with a first digital certificate, and a certificate...
US-8,015,194 Refining based on log content
A method and an apparatus for performing a refining operation based on content of a log are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises analyzing one or...
US-8,014,998 Electronic device
A storing unit stores therein a plurality of different display language data that is switchable according to a use environment of a user. A selecting unit...
US-8,014,715 Fixing apparatus using fixing solution and image forming apparatus including the fixing apparatus
A fixing apparatus to fix unfixed toner carried on a surface of a recording medium by attaching a fixing solution capable of softening toner onto the unfixed...
US-8,014,713 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a flexible fixing member that heats a toner image to fuse, a contact member fixedly disposed internal to the fixing member and comes...
US-8,014,711 Fixing unit having enhanced temperature control and image forming apparatus using the same
A fixing unit includes a rotatable fixing member and a rotatable pressure applying member. The rotatable fixing member has a heat generating layer to generate...
US-8,014,708 Belt member, transfer unit incorporating same, image forming apparatus incorporating same, and method of...
A multi-layer endless belt member with a high-resistance surface layer for use in an image forming apparatus. A volume resistivity thereof ranges from...
US-8,014,706 Developing device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A developing device is disclosed. The developing device includes a developing roller disposed to face an image carrier and a toner carrier capturing roller...
US-8,014,704 Developing agent storage device and image forming apparatus having same in which the chargeability level of the...
A developing agent storage device for storing a refill developing agent includes toner particles, carrier particles, an inner layer of the developing agent...
US-8,014,703 Development device and image forming apparatus
The development device includes a development member and a circulation member. The development member develops an electrostatic latent image formed on a latent...
US-8,014,701 Contacting and separating mechanism and image forming apparatus
A contacting and separating mechanism which causes a first member to contact a second member and separates the first member contacting the second member from...
US-8,014,693 Image forming apparatus having improved serviceability
An image forming apparatus including maintenance function for maintaining the image forming apparatus at a given operating condition includes an operation...
US-8,014,661 Imaging device and imaging method
An imaging device includes an autofocusing section, which moves at least a part of an imaging lens as a focusing lens, and focuses the imaging device on a...
US-8,014,627 Image processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product
An image-information acquiring unit acquires image information. A component separating unit separates the image information acquired into luminance information...
US-8,014,559 Information embedding apparatus, information embedding method, information extracting apparatus, information...
A first-information obtaining unit that obtains first information and a second-information obtaining unit obtains second information. The second information has...
US-8,014,502 Communication device
A communication device includes a network control device connected to a Public Switched Telephone Network; an interface connected to an IP network; an...
US-8,014,058 Method for driving optical deflecting device array, optical deflecting device array, optical deflecting device,...
A method for driving an optical deflecting device array is disclosed, including in a series of processes for the light deflection operation, at least, a state...
US-8,014,051 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
At least one of a coupling lens and a cylindrical lens has a diffraction lens surface having a ring-band structure with a height h between adjacent ring-bands....
US-8,014,041 Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning apparatus which includes: a light source unit which emits a light beam; a deflection scanning device which deflects the light beam emitted...
US-8,014,039 Document management system, a document management method, and a document management program
A document management system, a document management method, and a document management program for managing document data generated by scanning are disclosed....
US-8,013,348 Semiconductor device with a driver circuit for light emitting diodes
A novel semiconductor device includes a plurality of light emitting diodes, a plurality of transistors, a source pad, and a plurality of wires. The plurality of...
US-8,012,663 Toner manufacturing method, toner manufacturing apparatus, and toner manufactured by way of the toner...
A method of manufacturing a toner includes preparing a droplet forming device, comprising a storage portion to store a toner composition solution, a thin film...
US-8,012,662 Method of manufacturing toner
A method of manufacturing toner including; melting and kneading a mixture including a binder resin and a coloring agent; cooling down the melted and kneaded...
US-8,012,660 Image forming method and image forming apparatus
An image forming method is provided including: charging an image bearing member; irradiating the image bearing member with a light beam to form an electrostatic...
US-8,012,659 Image forming apparatus, toner, and process cartridge
An image forming apparatus including a fixing device to fix a toner image on a recording medium including a heat roller and an oil applicator to apply a...
US-8,012,658 Toner for developing electrostatic image, and image forming apparatus and process cartridge using the toner
A toner including a binder resin including a polyester resin and a vinyl resin; a wax; and a colorant, wherein the vinyl resin includes a unit obtained from a...
US-8,011,765 Liquid feeding member for liquid ejection head, liquid ejection device, and image forming apparatus
A liquid ejection device ejects liquid droplets from a liquid ejection head. The liquid ejection device includes a liquid feeding member that feeds liquid to...
US-8,011,756 Imaging method and inkjet recording apparatus
An imaging method is disclosed for realizing full color printing using an ink head configured to discharge black ink and a plurality of color inks. The imaging...
US-8,011,611 Roll paper type recording medium transporting mechanism and image forming apparatus
In a recording medium transporting mechanism, a flange member is attached on either side of a roll paper and the flange member has a diameter smaller than a...
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