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US-8,298,653 Recording medium
A recording medium contains a support, and an antistatic agent-containing layer, and the antistatic agent-containing layer contains a binder resin and tin...
US-8,298,651 Hollow structure forming substrate, method of producing hollow structure forming substrate, and method of...
A hollow structure forming substrate includes: a surface on which a plastic-deformation film is formed by using a plastic-deformable material; a plurality of...
US-8,298,622 Silica aerogel coating and its production method
Methods for producing a silica aerogel coating by: producing a wet gel formed by the hydrolysis and polymerization of an alkoxysilane having an ...
US-8,295,755 Gloss application sheet for applying a uniformed gloss to a toner image on a recording medium
When a gloss application sheet is conveyed through a nip formed between a first nip formation member and a second nip formation member pressing against each...
US-8,295,746 Image forming apparatus including a secondary transfer unit and a sheet guiding member
One end of a sheet guiding member on a transfer nip side is located on a straight line connecting an exit of a registration nip formed between a pair of...
US-8,295,742 Powder container, powder supplying device, and image forming apparatus
A powder container that has a hollow interior for containing powder includes a tubular member that is equipped with an information storage unit that stores...
US-8,295,739 Development device and image forming apparatus using same having multiple supply ports which are disposed at...
A development device includes a development mechanism, an agitation unit connected to the development mechanism, to agitate and mix together developer collected...
US-8,295,737 Developing device and image forming apparatus using same
A developing device capable of preventing scattered developer from being discharged and of stably supplying a developer to a latent image carrier by preventing...
US-8,295,736 Image forming apparatus
In an image forming apparatus, a rotation detector detects an angular velocity or an angular displacement of a shared drive motor, or an angular velocity or an...
US-8,295,733 Image forming apparatus, belt unit, and belt driving control method
An image forming apparatus for forming an image on a recording medium includes a belt configured to travel rotationally and looped around at least two rotary...
US-8,295,720 Image forming apparatus capable of suppressing toner aggregation
An image forming apparatus includes a controller that starts a forced drive stop sequence for stopping image formation at least by stopping rotation of a...
US-8,295,719 Apparatus, system, and method of controlling an image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus having a collected toner container in which residual toner is accumulated is controlled by: obtaining a supplied toner amount,...
US-8,295,717 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a toner-image forming unit, a photosensor, an information obtaining unit, and a toner-amount calculating...
US-8,295,642 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product
A first line sensor optically reads a first surface of an original in a main scanning direction to obtain first line image data. A second line sensor arranged...
US-8,295,618 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product
In an image processing apparatus, an encoding unit encodes a processed image; a determining unit determines whether a reference pixel has been subjected to the...
US-8,295,606 Device and method for detecting shadow in image
A device for detecting a shadow region in an image includes an imaging module generating a multi-channel image including brightness, red, green, and blue...
US-8,295,146 Extraction optical system, optical pick-up device and optical disc apparatus
An extraction optical system for use in an optical pick-up device receiving a reflected light from an optical disc having a plurality of recording layers is...
US-8,295,141 Pattern and method for forming the same
The present invention provides a method for forming a pattern, containing: stacking a master having at least a two-dimensional pattern or a three-dimensional...
US-8,295,064 Operation control method of charge pump circuit
A disclosed operation control method of a charge pump circuit for boosting an input voltage to a desired magnitude in the range between the input voltage and...
US-8,294,957 Data processing apparatus and method of using the same
In a data processing apparatus of the present invention, a disk unit storing a disk is mounted on the apparatus such that the surface of the disk is parallel to...
US-8,294,954 Image forming apparatus and method for reducing the difference of image qualities between the image data read...
An image processing controlling unit calculates an image processing parameter to reduce an image quality difference between image data read by a first reading...
US-8,294,932 Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and image forming method
In an image forming apparatus that receives print data from an external device and prints out the print data in response to a print command, a searching unit...
US-8,294,929 Image forming apparatus, image forming system, method of printing sample print, and computer program product
An image forming apparatus is able to select a paper-delivery destination for a print output. The image forming apparatus includes a print-process managing unit...
US-8,294,922 Image forming apparatus, user restriction method and use history generation method
An image forming apparatus is provided, in which the image forming apparatus includes a user database in which user identification information for identifying...
US-8,294,918 Apparatus and method for generating a simulated image including an identified image abnormality
An image forming apparatus includes a failure prediction unit, an image identification unit, a simulated-image generating unit, and an output unit. The failure...
US-8,294,807 Imaging system with variable opto-mechanical system, aberrated optics and compensating filter bank
A weighted sum of a set of component filters is used to effectively apply different "composite" FIR filters to compensate for aberrations resulting from...
US-8,294,774 Imager that photographs an image using a rolling shutter
An imager is provided having an imaging sensor and a focusing detector. The imaging sensor reads stored charges in a positive or negative direction and outputs...
US-8,294,745 Optical writing device and optical writing method
An optical writing device includes a light source that emits multiple laser beams; a separating unit that separates each of the multiple laser beams into a...
US-8,294,744 Optical writing device, image forming apparatus, method of controlling optical writing device, and computer...
An optical writing device includes: a light source including arrays arranged in a main scanning direction, each array including light-emitting elements arranged...
US-8,294,434 Constant current output control type switching regulator
A constant current output control type switching regulator that reduces the number of parts, resolves the loss of the current running in the resistor, and...
US-8,294,433 Constant current supply type of switching regulator
A disclosed constant current supply type switching regulator includes a switching element configured to activate a switch operation depending on an input...
US-8,293,679 Method for erasing image on thermoreversible recording medium
A method for erasing an image including irradiating an image formed on a thermoreversible recording medium with a laser light having a wavelength of 700 nm to...
US-8,293,555 Semiconductor light-emitting device, surface-emission laser diode, and production apparatus thereof, production...
A semiconductor light-emitting device has a semiconductor layer containing Al between a substrate and an active layer containing nitrogen, wherein Al and oxygen...
US-8,293,442 Resin particle, toner, and image forming method and process cartridge using the same
Disclosed is a resin particle having a volume average particle diameter of 10 nm to 500 nm, obtained by polymerizing an addition polymerizable monomer...
US-8,293,439 Electrophotographic photorecptor, method of manufacturing electrophotographic photorecptor, image forming...
An electrophotographic photoreceptor including a conductive substrate, a photosensitive layer, and a surface layer, which satisfies the following inequations:...
US-8,292,416 Inkjet printer head
An inkjet printer head includes a nozzle plate having nozzles for jetting ink; a flow path plate having flow paths for communicating with the nozzles, each of...
US-8,292,414 Ink cartridge and an imaging apparatus
An ink cartridge attachable to and detachable from an imaging apparatus, and including an ink accommodating unit; and a cartridge casing having an opening,...
US-8,291,315 Standardized network access to partial document imagery
A method, apparatus and article of manufacture for network access of partial document imagery is described. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving a...
US-8,291,225 Communications apparatus, communications system, and method of setting certificate
An apparatus in a system which includes at least a high-level apparatus and a plurality of low-level apparatuses, said apparatus being one of the low-level...
US-8,290,413 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a first image carrier facing an intermediate transfer belt, a primary transfer unit primarily transferring images on the...
US-8,290,411 Image forming apparatus having a pre-transfer neutralizing device to reduce an electric potential to facilitate...
An image forming apparatus including a latent image bearing member, a charger to evenly charge a surface of the latent image bearing member, an electrostatic...
US-8,290,399 Belt device and image-forming apparatus
A belt device for an image forming apparatus includes an endless belt member supported at roller members, side frames disposed along sides of the belt member...
US-8,290,378 Image forming apparatus having a magnetic field generating unit at the toner carrying section
An image forming apparatus is disclosed. The image forming apparatus includes a toner supplying device, a toner container, and a developing device. The toner...
US-8,290,312 Information processing apparatus, method of processing information, control program, and recording medium
An information processing apparatus for processing image data including character information, the processing of image data including a process of inserting...
US-8,290,159 Data recovery method, image processing apparatus, controller board, and data recovery program
A disclosed data recovery method, image processing apparatus, controller board, and data recovery program enable data stored encrypted in a storage unit within...
US-8,289,744 Power supply unit, image forming apparatus, and method for controlling power supply
In an image forming apparatus, a monitoring unit monitors whether a returning factor required to switch an operational state of the apparatus from a...
US-8,289,617 Optical low-pass filter and imaging apparatus having same
An optical low-pass filter is disposed on a light-receiving surface of an imaging device. The filter has a light-transmitting substrate including at least one...
US-8,289,600 Optical scanning device, light screening material, method for screening flare light, and image formation apparatus
A disclosed optical scanning device includes: a plurality of light beam irradiation devices irradiating a light beam; a deflector deflecting the plural light...
US-8,289,585 Image scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same
A disclosed image scanning device includes a document table; a document pressing unit configured to press a document placed on the document table; a scanning...
US-8,289,582 Optical beam scanning apparatus and digital writing apparatus
An optical beam scanning apparatus is disclosed, including: a laser source that emits an optical beam, a deflection part that deflects the optical beam, a light...
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