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US-7,403,735 Image formation apparatus using an electrophotographic process
An image formation apparatus using an elecrophotographic process for obtaining a high quality image with tone value R.sup.2 of equal to or more than 0.98 is...
US-7,403,469 Data management information obtaining method for obtaining data management information including information...
On an information recording medium, a recording area is divided in a plurality of data areas, and data is recorded on each of the data areas. In response to a...
US-7,403,457 Method and apparatus for recording information with a multi-layer structure
An optical recording medium has a multi-layer structure recording layer portion including plural recording layers provided with tracks for guiding a recording...
US-7,403,453 Optical disk apparatus compatible with different types of mediums adapted for different wavelengths
A polarizing beam splitter for separating an upstream beam from a downstream beam according to the polarization of an incident beam is provided between first and...
US-7,403,317 Optical scanning device and method of manufacturing the same
An optical scanning device is disclosed that is manufactured through a simple mounting process and is provided with a hermetically sealed oscillation space for...
US-7,403,316 Optical scanning device, image forming apparatus and liquid crystal device driving method
An optical scanning device includes: a light source; a deflector deflecting light beam from the light source; a coupling lens carrying out coupling of the light...
US-7,403,311 Network facsimile device
A network facsimile device capable of Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) receiving, via a network, electronic mail (email) to which facsimile image data is...
US-7,403,310 Image processing apparatus and method
An edge amount detector detects an edge amount from RGB signals, and a filter processor synthesizes an output for edge enhancement with an output for smoothing...
US-7,403,305 Image processing system, apparatus and method for updating a printer profile based on comparison of previous...
A feature amount converting unit performs a color conversion of an input data. A history storage unit stores history information about a measurement of a color...
US-7,401,555 Device for and method of coupling shafts, image formation apparatus, process cartridge, and belt unit
A shaft coupling device for coupling a first shaft and a second shaft together includes a grip unit to be attached to the first shaft and including a grip...
US-7,401,277 Semiconductor integrated circuit and scan test method therefor
A method for performing scan test on a semiconductor integrated circuit including at least two blocks to be tested. The method includes isolating each of the at...
US-7,401,237 Power supplying method and apparatus and a system using the same
An apparatus includes at least one load, a control circuit, and a power supplying apparatus including a control-use power supply part, at least one...
US-7,401,125 System, computer program product and method for managing documents
A system, method and computer program product for managing documents. The system includes a document manager that is configured to search for application...
US-7,400,851 Image forming apparatus with pressure applying members that apply pressure to support shafts
An image forming apparatus that has improved usability, while maintaining good positional relationship of units detachably installed inside the apparatus body....
US-7,400,844 Image forming apparatus and process cartridge with a cleaner for removing toner from an image bearing member
An image forming apparatus including a latent image bearing member, a charger, a latent image forming device, a developing device, a surface moving member, a...
US-7,400,842 Heat exhaustion apparatus and image forming apparatus using same
Heat exhaust holes are provided in a unit frame at positions just above respective imaging units. An exhaust fan causes air heated at developing elements to be...
US-7,400,839 Method and device for measuring surface potential distribution, method and device for measuring insulation...
A surface potential distribution measurement method and device including setting a sample having a surface with a surface potential distribution in a sample...
US-7,400,565 Reproduction method, a program, a recording medium, and a drive apparatus
A method for reproducing contents of an information recording medium, having at least one data zone, is disclosed, wherein a determination is made as to whether...
US-7,400,420 Printer facilitating settings of parameters on print paper
A printer provided with a printer controller and a printer engine, wherein the printer controller includes a user interface control unit with a function for...
US-7,400,210 Voltage controlled oscillator, PLL circuit, pulse modulation signal generating circuit, semiconductor laser...
An oscillation frequency control part includes a voltage-to-current converting circuit converting an input voltage to a current having a value corresponding to...
US-7,400,208 Temperature detector circuit and oscillation frequency compensation device using the same
A temperature detector circuit using a MOS transistor capable of reducing manufacture variation of a mobility and realizing stable output characteristics which...
US-7,399,660 Multi-chip semiconductor device with high withstand voltage, and a fabrication method of the same
A multi-chip semiconductor device includes a substrate, a first semiconductor chip, a second semiconductor chip, and a plastic mold. The first semiconductor chip...
US-7,399,563 Electrophotographic photoconductor, and image forming process, image forming apparatus and process cartridge...
Disclosed is an electrophotographic photoconductor including at least a photoconductive layer on an electroconductive substrate, which comprises at least a...
US-7,398,684 Semiconductor sensor having weight of material different than that of weight arranging part
A semiconductor sensor is disclosed that includes a substrate including at least a semiconductor layer. The substrate includes a weight arranging part in the...
US-RE40,435 Modular copying system using light wave, electric wave, or sonic wave interconnections
A modular copying system including combinations of printer, scanner, and system controller modules formed as independent frames. The scanner module includes...
US-7,398,254 Component cost estimation system, component cost estimation method, cost standard data providing system, cost...
An external storage device of a component cost estimation system stores various cost information representing a component material and its cost in association...
US-7,398,038 Image forming apparatus using a toner container and a process cartridge
An image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a process cartridge including a developing device that includes a developer carrier and a toner...
US-7,398,026 Method and apparatus for controlling an image density
An amount of toner transfer on a reference pattern is calculated by using an optical detecting unit that detects both regular reflection light and diffuse...
US-7,397,963 Method and apparatus for storing bitplanes of coefficients in a reduced size memory
A method and apparatus for storing bitplanes of coefficients in a reduced size memory is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for encoding coefficients...
US-7,397,591 Optical scanner and image forming apparatus
An optical scanner includes a light source, an optical coupler, an optical line image unit, a deflector, and an optical scanning unit. The optical scanning unit...
US-7,397,589 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus using the device
An optical scanning device for scanning surfaces of an even number of photoconductors simultaneously includes a rotating deflecting device arranged substantially...
US-7,397,577 Printing system including different kinds of printers and a printer selecting device therefor
A printing system including a plurality of different kinds of printers and a printer selecting device therefore are disclosed. The printer selecting device...
US-7,397,502 Imaging apparatus including control device for controlling white balance
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging device to photograph an object and to convert an image of the object into an electronic image signal, a feature...
US-7,396,630 Toner, developer including the toner, and method for fixing toner image
A toner composition including toner particles including a binder resin including a modified polyester resin, and a second resin having a weight average molecular...
US-7,396,627 Method of preparing a toner, developer including the toner, container containing the toner, and image forming...
A method including contacting a toner including: a binder resin including an unsaturated carboxylic acid derivative monomer; a vinyl polymerizing monomer; and...
US-7,396,625 Toner, method for producing the same, and image-forming method using the same
To provide a method for producing a toner in which at least monomers are polymerized in at least one of a supercritical fluid and a subcritical fluid to thereby...
US-7,396,396 Emulsion ink
A water-in-oil emulsion ink comprises a water phase and an oil phase, wherein the water phase comprises a carbon black pigment having a pH of less than 8...
US-7,396,372 Abrasive grain and method for producing it, polishing tool and method for producing it, grinding wheel and...
An abrasive grain including a porous particle material in which a large number of secondary particles contain gaps between primary particles bonded to each...
US-7,396,175 Sheet carrier and image forming device
A sheet carrier, includes an upstream side sheet carriage part; a downstream side sheet carriage part; an overlapping detection part which is provided between...
US-7,396,106 Ink jet printing device and image forming apparatus
An ink jet printing device comprises a head unit, a head-unit moving unit, a recording-medium moving unit, and a control unit controlling the head unit, the...
US-7,396,096 Inkjet recording device
An inkjet recording device includes a nozzle module, a switching unit, a waveform generating unit, an image recognizing unit and a pulse width modulating unit....
US-D572,751 Ink pouch of an inkjet printer cartridge
US-7,395,501 Techniques for annotating portions of a document relevant to concepts of interest
An automatic reading assistance application for documents available in electronic form. An automatic annotator is provided which finds concepts of interest and...
US-7,395,338 Information processing apparatus and session management method
An information processing apparatus is provided, in which information processing apparatus communicates with a terminal connected to a network by using an HTTP...
US-7,395,009 Sheet carrier apparatus, image forming apparatus, image reader, and post-processing apparatus
A sheet carrier apparatus includes a sheet carrier guide to guide a sheet in a first direction and includes an opening; and a paper-dust removal member that is...
US-7,394,938 Automated techniques for comparing contents of images
Automated techniques for comparing contents of images. For a given image (referred to as an "input image"), a set of images (referred to as "a set of candidate...
US-7,394,748 Method and apparatus for optical disk recording capable of reducing settling time and generating an accurate...
An optical disk recording apparatus includes a first comparator, a second comparator, a third comparator, a selection circuit, a control voltage generator, a...
US-7,394,578 Facsimile device reading lines of image data divisively in a sub-scanning direction
This facsimile device comprises inputting means for inputting image data of a subject copy having a width in a main scanning direction larger than an A3-size...
US-7,394,577 Method and apparatus for image processing method, and a computer product
The image processing apparatus comprises an image data control section and a system controller. The image data control section is connected to any one or more of...
US-7,394,576 Facsimile apparatus for incorporating own facsimile number into transmitter terminal information
A facsimile apparatus can automatically register its own facsimile number into TTI, the own facsimile number being previously registered in the facsimile...
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