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Optical delay element
An optical delay element including a photonic crystal line defect optical waveguide is disclosed that has a large group refractive index and has small or nearly...
Phase change type optical recording medium and recording method therefor
A recording method forms recording marks according to a mark length modulation by irradiating a pulse-shaped light beam with respect to a crystallized phase...
Information input/output system, method and terminal therefor
An information input/output system includes printer servers and facsimile servers, connected with the Internet respectively, and printers and facsimile...
Method and apparatus for circuit board inspection capable of monitoring
inspection signals by using a signal...
An inspection apparatus includes an interface connector, an inspection mechanism, and a monitor. The interface connector connects the inspection apparatus with...
Semiconductor apparatus with improved ESD withstanding voltage
A semiconductor apparatus having an outer ESD protective circuit corresponding to each external connection terminal, the outer ESD protective circuit being...
Semiconductor device having DMOS and CMOS on single substrate
A semiconductor device includes a P-type semiconductor substrate, a P-channel DMOS transistor, a CMOS transistor. The P-channel DMOS transistor is disposed on...
Method for reducing electromagnetic disturbance wave and housing structure
A method for reducing an electromagnetic disturbance wave generated at an electronic apparatus, by covering the electronic apparatus with a housing which is...
Information recording medium
An optical recording medium configured with a light reflection layer; a first protection layer; a recording layer containing a phase-change material which...
Toner, method for preparing the toner, and image forming method and
apparatus using the toner
A method for preparing a toner including toner particles, including granulating a toner constituent mixture to prepare toner constituent particles having a polar...
Toner, developer using the same, toner container using the same, process
cartridge using the same,...
A toner has a storage elastic modulus (G') of 500 Pa or more at a frequency of 1 Hz and temperature of 180.degree. C., while the toner is obtained by dissolving...
IC-tag read-write apparatus
A radio data communication apparatus includes first antennas, modulation circuits, an oscillating circuit, a switch circuit, a memory, and a control circuit. The...
Tree system diagram output method, computer program and recording medium
A tree system diagram output method of correlating a plurality of objects and outputting the plurality of objects as a tree system diagram includes the steps of:...
Fixing apparatus and image formation apparatus using same
It is an object of the present invention to provide a fixing apparatus with which the movement of heat to the fixing belt during warm-up is suppressed, and the...
Image forming apparatus and phase adjustment of image carriers of the
image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus capable of operating in a full-color mode or in a monochrome mode includes a first driving mechanism, a second driving mechanism, a...
Image forming apparatus including a heating unit
Power is supplied from a capacitor of an auxiliary power source to a secondary heating element of a heating unit, thereby preventing temperature drop of a fixing...
Method and apparatus for high speed data compression and decompression
A subband processing apparatus useful for wavelet conversion and compression-decompression operations includes a plurality of memories and a plurality of...
Optical information recording medium with a partition wall between an
information tracks groove and a preformat...
An optical information recording medium and a method of mastering an optical information recording medium. Cross-talk is avoided even when phase pits flanking a...
Write power control method, write power control apparatus and information
recording apparatus having the same
A write power control method of controlling a recording pulse of a laser diode. The method including the steps of: setting, to a target value, a measured value...
Wavelet-based image processing path
A system is described. In one embodiment, the system comprises an image processing path and a print engine coupled to the image processing path. The image...
System for capturing facsimile data in an electronic document management
A facsimile capture device is provided that functions in a plurality of operating modes. In a first automatic operating mode, the facsimile device captures...
Printer printing an unprinted surface of a previously-printed print sheet
Even if printing is carried out on an unprinted surface of a print sheet containing confidential information, the confidential information is prevented from...
Apparatus and method for image forming capable of processing an image at
suitable clock speeds
An image forming apparatus and an image forming method. The image forming apparatus includes a scanner mechanism for reading out image data from an original...
Method and device for measuring surface potential distribution
In a surface potential distribution measurement method and device, a sample having a surface with a surface potential distribution is scanned using a charged...
Reversible thermosensitive recording medium, label and member, and, image
processing apparatus and method
The reversible thermosensitive recording medium according to the present invention comprises a support, a thermosensitive layer and a protective layer in order,...
Data structure used for skeleton function of a class in a skeleton code
Programming the creation of a software system is facilitated by automating the generation of some of the program code that is necessary for the software system....
Image forming apparatus and process cartridge
An image forming apparatus is disclosed that is able to improve transfer efficiency and image quality. The image forming apparatus includes an organic...
Power source control apparatus, and power source control method
A power source control apparatus including a capacitor; a charge control circuit for controlling a charger that charges the capacitor; a discharging circuit for...
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...
Optical information recording medium and information recording method
using the recording medium
An optical information recording medium including a ROM region in which pits are previously formed at a track pitch (P); and a RAM region including a groove...
Semiconductor apparatus and method of charging desired number of
A capacitor charging semiconductor apparatus including a plurality of serially connected capacitors to be charged. A direct current source is applied to the...
Optical scanner and image forming apparatus
An optical scanner includes a single deflector to optically scan a plurality of target surfaces to be scanned. The deflector has a common rotary axis for...
Multi-beam scanning device and image forming apparatus using the scanning
A multi-beam scanning device including a multi-beam light source including plural laser diode arrays emitting plural laser beams and at least one coupling lens;...
Remote printing systems and methods for portable digital devices
To facilitate the use of portable digital devices such as cell phones, printer processing stations are proposed for printing the information that is accessible...
Semiconductor light emitter
A semiconductor light emitter includes a quantum well active layer which includes nitrogen and at least one other Group-V element, and barrier layers which are...
Toner and image forming method and process cartridge for image forming
apparatus using the toner
A toner prepared by a method of dissolving or dispersing toner constituents comprising a modified resin capable of reacting with an active hydrogen and a...
Method of uniformly fixing toner to recording medium in image forming
An unfixed toner image on a transferring and fixing belt is passed through a pair of toner integrating rollers. A surface side of the toner integrated that is in...
Method and apparatus for transferring multiple toner images and image
A method of transferring a plurality of toner images formed on a plurality of image carriers of different colors onto a sheet-type recording medium includes...
Image data compression apparatus for compressing both binary image data
and multiple value image data
An image data compression apparatus which compresses code data obtained by compressing image data by a fixed length encoding method so as to reduce a scale of...
Disk drive system employing effective disk surface stabilization mechanism
A stabilization part stabilizes surface vibration of a flexible optical disk along a rotation axis direction of the optical disk by means of pressure difference...
Charge pump circuit and power supply circuit
A charge pump circuit is provided for generating a voltage (1+1/n) times as high as a supply voltage. The charge pump circuit eliminates the need for diodes for...
Multi-beam scanner, multi-beam scanning method, synchronizing beam
detecting method and image forming apparatus
A multi-beam scanner includes light sources, a deflector deflecting the beams emitted from the light sources at an equiangular velocity, a scanning image-forming...
Image forming device management system and method
In an image forming device management system and method of the present invention, a data communication device is connected to one or a plurality of image forming...
Digital camera and image editing system
A digital camera and an image editing system capable of inputting information corresponding to each photographed image every time a picture is taken. When an...
Color toners and image forming method using the color toners
A method for forming a full color image including: forming at least yellow, magenta and cyan color toner images on a receiving material to form a full color...
Ink-jet head, ink-jet printer using the same, and process for producing
In an ink-jet head having an orifice ejecting an ink for forming an image, the ink-jet head further has a water repellent film for repelling the ink on a surface...
Drop discharge head and method of producing the same
A drop discharge head is provided which includes a channel-forming element made from a silicon substrate and having a pressure chamber for containing a fluid to...
Ink pouch for a printer ink cartridge
Access usage data storing and transmitting program and storage medium
An external storage medium storing a computer readable access control program and a plurality of files. The access control program performs a first accessing...
Image forming apparatus having a fixing device with improved temperature
An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device having a pressure roller. The surface of the pressure roller is coated with a PFA resin and has an average...
Image compression/decompression system employing pixel thinning-out and
An improved image thinning-out processing scheme includes processes of performing pixel thinning-out operation and compressing image data; and determining a...