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Optical disk recording method, optical disk device, program, and recording
In an optical disk recording method adapted to record information on an optical disk by a light beam incident to the disk in one direction, the disk has a...
Over-current protection circuit
An over-current protection circuit for use with a constant voltage circuit that converts an input voltage to a predetermined output voltage and that outputs the...
Heating device, erasing device, information recording and erasing device,
and transfer device
A heating device capable of evenly heating a thermal recording medium without increasing the cost of the device is disclosed. The heating device evenly heats...
Harmonic suppressing circuit
There are included an LPF (3) and an HPF (4) that are connected in parallel to the output of a pre-emphasis circuit (2). There is also included a gain adjusting...
Semiconductor resistor, method of manufacturing the same, and current
generating device using the same
A method for manufacturing a semiconductor resistor includes forming a well region in a semiconductor substrate, with the well region serving as a resistive...
Toner containing a laminar inorganic mineral in which part or all of the
ions present between layers are...
A toner containing a colorant, a binder resin and a laminar inorganic mineral in which part or all of the ions present between layers are modified by organic...
Method of curtain coating
To provide an apparatus and method of curtain coating for applying onto a running web a coating solution from a lip top in the form of curtain to form a coating...
Liquid-discharge-failure detecting apparatus, and inkjet inkjet recording
A liquid-discharge-failure detecting apparatus includes a light-emitting element and a light-receiving element. The light-emitting element emits a laser beam in...
Image forming apparatus
A disclosed image forming apparatus for forming an image on a recording medium includes an inkjet head having a nozzle surface and inkjet nozzles on the nozzle...
Managing project schedule data using separate current and historical task
schedule data and revision numbers
A project management system manages project schedule data using separate current and historical task schedule data structures. In general, current schedule data...
Method and system for enhancing product sales in network transactions
A method and system for enhancing the sales potential of transactions conducted over the Internet or other networks though selectively offered promotions...
Image-bearing member protecting agent, protective layer forming device,
image forming method, image forming...
To provide an image-bearing member protecting agent used in an image forming method which includes applying or attaching the agent onto a surface of an image...
Color-image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer program
A print control unit causes a secondary-transfer control unit to move a secondary transfer unit apart from an intermediate transfer member, causes a...
Conductive member, process cartridge using conductive member, and image
forming apparatus using process cartridge
A conductive member includes a conductive supporter, an electric resistance adjusting layer formed on the conductive supporter and gap retaining members which...
Rotor driving force transmission device and image forming apparatus having
A driving force transmission device superior in reliability with suppressed rotation fluctuation. The driving force transmission device has gearing reception...
Image forming apparatus including a cleaner-less image carrier cleaning
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a charging unit including a charge member that is disposed facing the image carrier across a gap...
Lubricant application device, process cartridge, and image forming
apparatus using the lubricant application device
A lubricant application device includes a lubricant, a lubricant supplier, a lubricant smoother, and a sealing member. The lubricant is supplied to a surface of...
Process cartridge having air inlets and outlets for cooling gears disposed
in the process cartridge
A process cartridge includes a photoconductor driven by gears, a developing roller, an agitator. The process cartridge is mounted on an image forming apparatus...
Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and recording medium
An image forming apparatus includes a discharge tray determination device and a print controller. The discharge tray determination device determines a discharge...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program
A determining unit extracts similar-characteristic areas in image data and determines a type of the characteristics of image data of each of the ...
Vertical-cavity, surface-emission type laser diode and fabrication process
A vertical-cavity, surface-emission-type laser diode includes an optical cavity formed of an active region sandwiched by upper and lower reflectors, wherein the...
Surface-emission laser diode and surface-emission laser array, optical
interconnection system, optical...
A surface-emission laser diode includes an active layer, a pair of cavity spacer layers formed at both sides of the active layer, a current confinement...
Multilayer optical information recording medium, optical head, and optical
A disclosed optical recording medium includes multiple recording layer units in each of which one or more recording layers and one or more middle layers are...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus for forming a multicolor image by superposing single-color images of respective colors is disclosed. The image forming apparatus...
Image forming method and apparatus for effectively positioning an image
An image forming apparatus includes a transfer member configured to receive an image, and a first image forming unit including a first image bearing member and...
Bi-directional status and control between image capture device and backend
Apparatuses and methods are provided for bi-directional status and control between image capture devices and backend devices in a document processing system.
Image forming apparatus, terminal apparatus and management apparatus
An image forming apparatus that is connected to a terminal apparatus via a network is disclosed. The image forming apparatus includes: a receiving unit...
Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a lens having a negative optical power at least in a sub-scanning direction and a lens having a positive optical power at...
Voltage comparison circuit, and semiconductor integrated circuit and
electronic device having the same
A disclosed voltage comparison circuit for detecting a voltage difference of two input signals includes one or more differential amplifier circuits, each of...
Dry toner and method of preparing same
A dry toner for developing an electrostatic image, including a toner binder containing a urea-modified polyester. The toner has an average sphericity of 0.96 or...
Image formation method
A toner includes a polyol-based resin having multiple hydroxyl groups in a molecular chain thereof in which a ratio of epoxy group to hydroxyl group is from...
Projection optical system, magnification projection optical system,
magnification projection apparatus, and...
A projection optical system for use in an image projection apparatus illuminating a lightbulb forming an image in accordance with a modulating signal with...
Ink, ink cartridge, ink jet recording apparatus, and ink jet recording
To provide an ink jet recording method including: performing image recording on a recording medium to obtain an ink adhesion quantity of 15 g/m.sup.2 or less of...
Medium feed control in an image forming apparatus
A method of controlling medium feeding in an image forming apparatus includes an image forming step of forming an image on a medium in response to an image...
Curved surface forming apparatus, optical scanning apparatus, and image
A curved surface forming apparatus includes a first member to be curved; a second member which is placed with a distance from the first member and holds the...
Smoothing circuit employing charging circuit intermittently charging when
input voltage is higher relatively...
A smoothing circuit for realizing the miniaturization and the increase of integration scale of a circuit and for easily varying attack time and release time....
Separating plate, fixing device having the separating plate with an edge
part that abuts with the fixing...
A fixing device (55) including a fixing member (6), a pressure member (7) forcibly contacting with the fixing member, and a separating plate (1) for separating...
Image forming apparatuses having specialized toner structures and
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including a toner feed unit used in a developing device and provided near a top surface of a body casing. The toner feed...
Developing device and image forming apparatus
A developing device includes a rotator that rotates around a shaft, and a bearing element that supports the shaft to a housing. A sliding element formed of a...
Scorotron corona charger, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A scorotron corona charger including a grid electrode is provided. A layer including a zeolite, a resistance controlling agent, and a binder is formed on the...
Image forming apparatus having a development device mixing and conveying
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrying member carrying a latent image and a development device disposed along a surface of the image carrying...
Angle adjusting device and image forming apparatus
An angle adjusting device configured to support an operations panel so that up and down rotation of the operations panel against an apparatus main body can be...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method of effectively detecting
a speed deviation pattern of the...
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of image bearing members, each of which is configured to bear a portion of a pattern image including a plurality...
Image capturing apparatus
An image capturing apparatus includes an optical unit for forming an image of a subject, a first light extinction unit present on an optical axis of the optical...
Protection circuit module for secondary battery
A protection circuit module for a secondary battery including a wiring substrate including two battery-side external connection terminals provided on a top...
Display element, image display device, and image display system
A display element includes a hollow structure. The hollow structure includes plural cells disposed in a plane, each having an opening in a first wall of the...
Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a light source, a deflector, and an optical system including an elongated optical element that focuses deflected luminous...
Dot position correcting apparatus, optical scanning apparatus, imaging
apparatus, and color imaging apparatus
An optical scanning apparatus that includes a light source unit having plural main light sources that are two-dimensionally arranged in the main scanning...
Light source device, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
An optical splitting member splits a light beam emitted by a light source into first light beam and second light beam. A coupling member couples the first light...
Image reading apparatus, image processing apparatus, and computer program
An image reading apparatus includes a clamp-ratio controlling unit configured to change at least one of a clamp period and a line period for each read operation...