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Line pressure control apparatus for belt-drive continuously variable
In a line pressure control apparatus of a belt-drive CVT, a shift is achieved by varying V- groove widths of primary and secondary pulleys by a differential...
Multi-channel quiet calls
A system and method for simultaneously conducting multiple telephone conversations is provided. In an embodiment, a user converses with one individual on a first...
Image forming apparatus and transfer medium guiding apparatus used therein
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier that supports an image, a contact transfer member that sandwiches a transfer medium in a transfer area...
Image forming apparatus having an intermediate transfer member wrapped
around and driven by a photoconductor drum
There is provided an image forming apparatus including: a photoconductor drum; an intermediate transfer belt that is wrapped around and stretched between the...
Sheet feeding apparatus and image forming apparatus with sheet separating
A sheet feeding apparatus includes: a body; a tray unit on which a plurality of sheets are mounted, the tray unit being provided in the body; a separating unit...
Image forming device
An image forming device has: a cassette that accommodates a recording medium and that can be pulled out from a front surface of a device main body; and a lock...
Lens-incorporating optical waveguide, and method for manufacturing the
A lens-incorporating optical waveguide includes: a core; a clad enclosing the cores; and a lens provided in the core so as to cross a propagating direction of...
Image processing device and image processing method
An image processing device for correcting a deformation of a photographic image of an object to be photographed, the deformation resulting from a photographic...
Three-dimensional object recognizing system
A three-dimensional object recognizing system comprises a distance image generating portion for generating a distance image by using image pairs picked up by a...
Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus
The present invention provides an image reading apparatus including: a document feeding unit that feeds a document along a feeding path; a read-out sensor that...
Near-field light-emitting element and optical head
A near-field light-emitting element includes a transparent medium having a plane of incidence into which a laser beam enters, and a light-condensing plane on...
Method and device for deciding support portion position in a backup device
A host computer 80 for wholly controlling an electronic component mounting line displays a surface side image and a reverse side image which respectively show a...
A user-machine interface is disclosed that uses a line to connect and/or to intersect various objects displayed on a screen. A start of the line may identify a...
Systems and methods for collaborative note-taking
Techniques are provided for determining collaborative notes and automatically recognizing speech, handwriting and other type of information. Domain and optional...
Systems and methods for determining predictive models of discourse
Techniques are provided for determining predictive models of discourse functions based on prosodic features of natural language speech. Inter and intra...
Charging device, image forming apparatus, computer readable medium storing
charging control program and method...
A charging device includes a charging member that charges a body to be charged; a detector that detects an AC component of a current flowing through the charging...
Optical reception and transmission module
An optical transmission unit of an optical reception and transmission module holds a first end portion of the optical waveguide film on the first holding member...
Optical waveguide and method of manufacturing the same
There is provided an optical waveguide including: a waveguide core through which light propagates; a cavity that is present inside the waveguide core so as to be...
Perpendicular magnetic recording medium
A perpendicular magnetic recording medium having a soft magnetic backing layer in which amount of cobalt elution is suppressed without imposing restraint on the...
A circuit breaker for a double-break mechanism includes a current interrupting section having a contact mechanism. The contact mechanism includes first and...
Tray parts feeder
A tray component supply apparatus comprises a main body side replenishment tray holding section 50 provided at an upper part over a tray stocker 40 of an...
Image forming apparatus having a toner concentration sensor
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier on which an electrostatic latent image is formed, a rotary developing device having N developer carriers on...
Optical waveguide and method of manufacturing the same
An optical waveguide comprises: a core for propagating light; a clad covering the core; and a line convex part extending along a line different from the core,...
Optical composition for multi-color display and manufacturing method
thereof, and optical element and...
An optical element includes a pair of a transparent substrate and a back substrate which face each other with a predetermined gap by a spacer, and, a pair of the...
Inhibition of parasitic transistor operation in semiconductor device
A semiconductor device includes a surface layer on the side of a first principal surface of a p-semiconductor substrate, a high side n-isolation-diffused region...
A side airbag includes two main-body fabrics superimposed to have one sides opposed to each other and including a textile having 400 dtex or less yarn, 200...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus having a communication interface receives image data through the communication interface to form an image. The image forming apparatus...
Shift lever apparatus with range position indicator
Shift lever apparatus includes: a shift lever adapted to be shifted in a longitudinal direction to select one of ranges in an automatic mode and to be inclined...
Flash fixing device, image forming device using the same, and flash lamp
light emission control method
A flash fixing device comprises a first and second flash lamps that emit flashes of light that fix a toner image transferred onto a recording medium and a light...
Endless belt and image forming apparatus
An endless belt including a belt main body in which a ten-point average roughness (Rz) of an inner peripheral surface thereof is in a range of 2.0 .mu.m or...
Developer holding member, method of producing a developer holding member,
developing apparatus and...
The present invention provides a developer holding member having a surface layer composed of metal on or above a roughened hollow cylindrical substrate, wherein...
Image holding member and image forming apparatus
The invention provides an image holding member including at least a surface that has, after a predetermined discharge stress that is conditioned so that a...
Image forming apparatus, method of recommending replacement of rotatable
member, method of cleaning rotatable...
An image forming apparatus includes: an imaging device that forms a toner image based on image data and transfers the toner image to a recording medium; a fixing...
Image forming apparatus with a plurality of development devices
An image forming apparatus includes a rotary unit that has a rotary shaft, and a plurality of development devices each of which has a constituent unit, the...
Hologram recording method and device
A hologram recording method comprising recording information of signal light as a reflection-type hologram on an optical recording medium, by illuminating the...
Hologram recording method and hologram recording apparatus
A hologram recording method includes eliminating a DC component from a Fourier transformation image of a signal light for expressing binary digital data as a...
A circuit breaker includes a main case containing a contactor section, an arc-extinguishing device and an overcurrent tripping device; a middle cover laid on the...
Semiconductor device and manufacturing method of the semiconductor device
A semiconductor device including an n-type semiconductor substrate, a p-type channel region and a junction layer provided between the n-type semiconductor...
Flame-retardant resin composition and flame-retardant resin-molded article
According to an aspect of the invention, there is provided a flame-retardant resin composition comprising: a polycarbonate resin; flame-retardant particles that...
Sheet feeding device and image forming device with linked rotatable guide
A sheet feeding device including: a sheet feeding roller for sending sheets out one-by-one; a sheet stacking section in which a plurality of sheets can be...
Apparatus for and method of controlling air-fuel ratio of engine
A technique of controlling an air-fuel ration for an engine, in which an air-fuel ratio feedback correction coefficient .alpha. to correct an amount of fuel...
Arrangement, method and electrode for generating a plasma
The present invention provides an arrangement and method for generating a uniform and stable plasma. The arrangement comprises a discharge space (7) between at...
Information management system and information management method
An information management system which enables analysis on basis of a processing history of content with use of a portable displaying-and-recording medium,...
Image forming apparatus having fixing units thereof
A fixing apparatus includes: a first fixing unit; and a second fixing unit, the first fixing unit including: a first heating member; a first fixing belt, a first...
Process cartridge, image forming apparatus and method of assembling
Provided is a process cartridge including: a first developer accommodating section and a second developer accommodating section provided by splitting a developer...
Protective cover, process cartridge employing same, image forming
apparatus, and method of installing process...
A protective cover that includes: a cover body detachably mounted on a process cartridge to protect at least an outwardly exposed part of an electro-photographic...
Image forming apparatus and charge control method
An image forming apparatus includes a photoreceptor having on a surface thereof a photosensitive layer, in which an electrostatic latent image is formed, a...
Image formation apparatus provided with photoconductor and charging device
An image formation apparatus is provided and includes: a photoconductor; a charging section that applies a bias voltage having an AC voltage superposed on a DC...
Spin injection magnetic domain wall displacement device and element
A spin injection magnetic domain wall displacement device has a plurality of spin injection magnetic domain wall displacement elements. Each element includes a...