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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...
US-7,394,559 Network facsimile device and a method of controlling the network facsimile device
A network facsimile device connected to the Internet or a local area network, employs an electronic mail function, and has a function of exchanging image...
US-7,394,557 Image processing apparatus having a status holding function, and image processing system including the same
In an image processing apparatus of the present invention, an image storage device stores a plurality of image data. A status holding unit holds a status table...
US-7,394,490 Image scanning apparatus
An image scanning apparatus has such a configuration that an item and a content of additional information such as previously set character information, sound...
US-7,394,470 Method for reversibly transforming data format, image processing apparatus, program for reversibly transforming...
In a method for reversibly transforming a data format, a forward transformation and a backward transformation are reciprocally conducted for data between unit...
US-7,394,307 Voltage regulator having reverse voltage protection and reverse current prevention
A voltage regulator having a MOS transistor driver includes a p-channel MOS transistor at a voltage input terminal Vin and a p-channel MOS transistor at a...
US-7,393,080 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a head part having a jet opening part configured to jet ink, a moisture retention cap configured to maintain moisture by...
US-RE40,414 Optical pickup apparatus
Small-sized and light-weighted optical pickup apparatus capable of eliminating the effect due to the flaring light rays and performing the signal detection of...
US-7,392,310 Method and system for using data structures to store database information for multiple vendors and model...
In a communication system having one or more monitored devices communicatively coupled to a monitoring system, a database having information related to the one...
US-7,392,307 Method and system of remote diagnostic, control and information collection using a shared resource
A system, method and program product for diagnosing, controlling and collecting information from devices. Information regarding events of a target application...
US-7,392,008 Electrophotographic image forming method and apparatus
An image forming apparatus including an image bearing member; a charger for charging the image bearing member; a light irradiating device for irradiating the...
US-7,391,994 Image forming apparatus, image forming process, and process cartridge for image forming apparatus
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus for lowering friction coefficient and lowering surface energy of photoconductor surface in particular, which comprises an...
US-7,391,992 Sheet conveying unit, and image reading unit, post-processing unit, and image forming apparatus employing the...
A sheet conveying unit that guides and conveys a sheet material by a lower conveying guide includes an opening in the lower conveying guide, a brush-like member...
US-7,391,991 Process cartridge and image forming apparatus
A process cartridge of the present invention includes a photoconductive member with a rotatable axis, a cleaning member to contact on the photoconductive member,...
US-7,391,979 Image processing apparatus and method of automatic reboot
An image processing apparatus is disclosed that, when falling in failures possibly being fixable by switching off/on electric power, is able to be automatically...
US-7,391,800 Vertical cavity surface-emitting semiconductor laser device, optical transmission module, optical transmission...
In a vertical cavity surface-emitting semiconductor laser device, first and second resonance wavelengths which are different are provided while a first resonator...
US-7,391,705 Optical information recording apparatus, information processing apparatus, optical information recording...
An optical information recording method records information with respect to an optical information recording medium having a multi-layer structure recording...
US-7,391,682 Optical disk system with improved signal regulation capability
A system, method, computer program and apparatus for providing regulating signals for regulating the position of an objective lens relative to a track on a disk....
US-7,391,551 Method for driving light deflector, light deflector, light deflection array, image forming device, and image...
A method for driving a light deflector the method includes turning over a direction of an electric field acting on the plate shape member, in an optional period....
US-7,391,431 Image forming apparatus for correcting magnification of image
A measuring unit measures a time difference between detections of the optical beams by an optical beam detector arranged on either side of an image carrier with...
US-7,391,430 Image forming apparatus with led heads staggered in sub-scanning direction
In an image forming apparatus, a plurality of light emitting device array units for drawing image data on a photoconductor are arranged in a main scanning...
US-7,391,189 Step-up/down DC-DC converter
A step-up/down DC-DC converter is disclosed that includes: a step-up/down part generating an output voltage by stepping up or down an input voltage; and a...
US-7,390,995 Image forming apparatus, fixing device and image heater having an adjustable exciting member
An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device which fixes a toner image on a recording medium. The fixing device includes a heating device. The heating...
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