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US-7,408,331 Constant voltage power supply circuit and method of controlling the same
A constant-voltage power supply circuit is disclosed that is able to prevent overshoot of an output voltage possibly occurring when changing a constant-voltage...
US-7,407,698 Flexible optical disk
A flexible optical disk, includes a disk substrate, wherein a rigidity of the disk is equal to or more than 5 Pa and equal to or less than 5000 Pa where the...
US-7,407,248 Image processing method, program, image processing device, image forming device, and image forming system
An image processing method performs processing to generate image data based on input data and output the image data to an image forming device. The image forming...
US-7,407,243 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus whereby recording liquid is jetted onto a recording medium so that an image is formed, the image forming apparatus includes an...
US-7,407,155 Sheet finisher with a punching unit
A sheet finisher of the present invention includes a punching unit configured to punch a sheet handed over from an image forming apparatus to the sheet finisher....
US-7,406,870 Semiconductor sensor
A semiconductor sensor is disclosed that includes a proof mass, a frame that is arranged around the proof mass, a beam that is arranged at the surface side of...
US-D574,426 Toner cartridge
US-7,406,654 Coding circuit for recording data on DVD disk
A coding circuit for generating an error correction code from digital data to be recorded in a record medium, includes a buffer manager which successively reads...
US-7,406,432 Project management over a network with automated task schedule update
A technique is provided for generating a hierarchy used in managing a development project by generating schedule data for a task and generating reference data...
US-7,406,287 Fixing device and image forming apparatus provided with fixing device
A disclosed fixing device includes: a heat roller unit having a rotatable roller having an elastic body on a surface thereof and a heating unit heating the...
US-7,406,283 Desktop color image forming apparatus and method of making the same
The present invention relates to an electrophotographic color image forming apparatus using a tandem-drum development, an indirect image-transfer method, and a...
US-7,406,278 Powder container having a lower section with multiple parts which rotatably engage with each other
A part of a toner supply path is formed in a setting unit, and a nozzle coupled to a toner container is provided, wherein the fitting direction of the toner...
US-7,406,205 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus (1) is adapted to carry out a heavy-load operation that requires a longer processing time as compared with other ordinary...
US-7,406,202 Image processing apparatus, image compression apparatus, image processing method, image compression method,...
An image processing apparatus for generating data to be used for image processing, in which the image processing apparatus includes, a dividing unit dividing...
US-7,406,023 Optical reproduction method, optical pickup device, optical reproduction device, and optical recording medium
An optical reproduction method is provided that is able to increase recording capacity of an optical recording medium by combining the techniques of light...
US-7,405,843 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a controller having an integrated circuit for image processing. The controller is connected to an engine via a peripheral...
US-7,405,460 Semiconductor device having a plurality of kinds of wells and manufacturing method thereof
A semiconductor device has a configuration in which more than three kinds of wells are formed with small level differences. One kind of well from among the more...
US-7,405,180 Wireless information recording medium
A wireless information recording medium including a reversible thermal recording medium, a cushioning material layer provided on the reversible thermal recording...
US-7,405,000 Resin particle and process of producing the same
Provided is a resin particle comprising a resin (a) and a filler (b) contained in the particle; the particle has a volume average particle diameter of from 0.1...
US-7,404,619 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus for forming an image on a recording medium by ejecting drops of recording fluid from a recording head includes a waste tank having a...
US-7,404,615 Maintenance and recovery device of a liquid discharge apparatus and an image forming apparatus
A maintenance and recovery device of a liquid droplet discharge apparatus improves a performance of discharging droplets of a liquid having a high-viscosity. A...
US-7,404,511 Laser trimming problem suppressing semiconductor device manufacturing apparatus and method
A semiconductor device manufacturing apparatus includes a substrate holding section that holds a semiconductor wafer substrate, a discharge mechanism that...
US-7,403,990 Information distribution system
An information distribution system is provided that can distribute various types of information without imposing extra workload on users. This information...
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...
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