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Image forming apparatus that ensures cooling performance of toner
container and downsized image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a frame member, an intermediate transfer unit, a plurality of image forming units, a plurality of toner containers. The...
Vertical arrangement of components in an image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus into the casing, and the exposure unit is disposed on the one side in the second direction of the includes a an image forming unit,...
Image forming apparatus having drawer
An image forming apparatus has a drawer accommodating a plurality of photosensitive drums. The photosensitive drums are arranged in an arrangement direction. A...
Device for connecting a centerless auger to a rotatable member
An auger assembly according to one example embodiment includes an auger having a helical flight extending along a longitudinal axis. The auger has a central...
Image forming apparatus
This image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit, a charging unit, an error detection unit, a determination unit, and a charge-condition changing...
Cleaning device and image forming apparatus
A cleaning device includes a removal member that removes residual objects from a surface of a target cleaning body by contacting with the surface in a linear...
Transmission device for photosensitive drum
In one aspect of the invention, a transmission device for a photosensitive drum having a drum axis, which is adapted for engagement with a drive member of an...
Contact member, image holding member, and image forming apparatus
Provided is a contact member that comes in contact with an inner surface of a cylindrical member being rotated to press against the inner surface, is supported...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus, includes an image forming section that forms an image layer on a recording medium by supplying and fixing a toner based on image...
Image forming apparatus that detects deterioration of a component and
determines life of the component
An image forming apparatus includes a fixing unit that fixes an image, an obtaining unit that obtains information regarding conveying time taken to convey a...
Method and system for managing field convertible customer replaceable
A method and system for managing field convertible operator replaceable components associated with a rendering device. A file that defines a set of operator...
Image forming apparatus, image forming system and concentration unevenness
An image forming apparatus includes: a rotatable image carrier; an image forming unit configured to form a plurality of divided patch images, which is obtained...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method for reducing toner
bearing amount, and storage medium thereof
An image forming apparatus that can reduce a toner bearing amount stably regardless of a density of an image. The image forming apparatus comprises a first...
Power saving power supply system having a low-capacity power supply
circuit for use in an image forming apparatus
A power supply system comprises: a switching power supply for generating a DC voltage by rectifying and smoothing an AC voltage of an AC power supply; a control...
Image forming apparatus
There is provided an image forming apparatus including: an image forming unit; a fixing unit; a motor; a transmission device configured to transmit a driving...
Belt unit and image formation apparatus
A belt unit includes: a belt member; a first pressing member provided to press the belt member; a second pressing member provided to press the belt member; and...
Fixing device capable of retaining lubricant between nip member and fusing
A fixing device includes: an endless fusing belt; a heater; a nip member; and a backup member. The endless fusing belt is configured to circularly move in a...
Fixing device with temperature sensor fitted in a recess of a nip plate
A fixing device configured to thermally fix a developing agent image to a recording sheet includes a fixing belt having a tubular shape defining an inner space,...
Fixing device including a blowing member for blowing air and image forming
A fixing device has a fixing member, a guide member, and a blowing member. The guide member is pivotable to be located selectively either in a first position...
Heater and image heating apparatus including the same
A heater includes: a substrate; a first electrical contact; a plurality of second electrical contacts; an electroconductive line portion electrically connected...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier that carries an electrostatic latent image; a developing unit that develops the electrostatic latent image...
Image forming apparatus
In printing, a first power supply unit applies a transfer current with a polarity opposite to a charged polarity of toner to the transfer roller. A second power...
Drive mechanism for an intermediate transfer member module of an
electrophotographic imaging device
An intermediate transfer member (ITM) module including a frame; a backup roll and a drive roll rotatably disposed along a first end portion of the frame. A...
Belt circling device, transfer device, and image forming apparatus
Provided is a belt circling device including a belt supported to be capable of circling by plural rotating members provided rotatably on side plates, a...
Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus
A sheet conveying device includes: a curved conveyance path; and a pair of downstream side rollers that lies on the downstream side with respect to the curved...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a latent image bearer; a developing device containing two-component developer and including a developer bearer, a...
Developing device and image forming apparatus
When rotation speed of second rotator is greater than or equal to a threshold previously determined, first control portion causes first generation portion to...
Image forming unit and image forming apparatus
An image forming unit suppressing occurrences of jitters, includes an image carrier rotating by drive force transmitted via a first route to form an...
Image forming apparatus with guide for exposure unit
The image forming apparatus has: a photoreceptor; an exposure unit that exposes the photoreceptor to light; a first contact portion; and a positioning portion...
Printing systems and methods of using such printing systems
A printing system (30, 40, 40', 50, 50') includes at least one ejector coupled to a reservoir (38) that is configured to contain a printing composition...
Toner and method of manufacturing same
A toner includes a plurality of toner particles that each include a toner mother particle and an external additive adhering to a surface of the toner mother...
Magenta toner, developer, and image forming apparatus
A magenta toner for electrophotography, including: a polyester resin; and a colorant containing a naphthol-based pigment, wherein the magenta toner for...
Cleaning an object within a non-vacuumed environment
A system that may include a mechanical stage that is arranged to move an object along a predetermined path in relation to an optical module during an...
Lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method
A porous member is used in a liquid removal system of an immersion lithographic projection apparatus to smooth uneven flows. A pressure differential across the...
Methods and apparatus for inspection of articles, EUV lithography
reticles, lithography apparatus and method of...
An EUV lithography reticle is inspected to detect contaminant particles. The inspection apparatus comprises illumination optics with primary radiation. An...
Lithography apparatus, an apparatus for providing setpoint data, a device
manufacturing method, a method of...
An exposure apparatus configured to project each of a plurality of radiation beams onto a respective location on a target, the plurality of radiation beams...
Exposure method, exposure apparatus, and method for producing device
An exposure apparatus and method exposes a substrate by projecting an image of a pattern onto the substrate through a liquid. A projection optical system...
Substrate table, a lithographic apparatus and a method involving an
A table for a lithographic apparatus, the table having an encoder plate located on the table, a gap between the encoder plate and a top surface of the table,...
Optical system for a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus and
microlithographic exposure method
The invention relates to an optical system for a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus, and to a microlithographic exposure method. An optical system...
Mask and fabrication method thereof, and method of patterning by using
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a mask and a fabrication method thereof, and a method of patterning by using a mask. The mask comprises: a first...
Interior energy-activation of photo-reactive species inside a medium or
A method and a system for producing a change in a medium. The method places in a vicinity of the medium an energy modulation agent. The method applies an...
Reagent for enhancing generation of chemical species
A reagent that enhances acid generation of a photoacid generator and composition containing such reagent is disclosed. Described is a reagent that generates a...
Fluorine-containing sulfonic acid salt, fluorine-containing sulfonic acid
salt resin, resist composition, and...
Disclosed is a fluorine-containing sulfonic acid salt resin having a repeating unit represented by the following general formula (3). In the formula, each A...
Photoresist having decreased outgassing
Provided is a method of fabricating a semiconductor device. A substrate is provided. A material layer is formed over the substrate. A photoresist layer is...
Method of forming protective film for touch panel electrode,
photosensitive resin composition and...
In the method for forming a protective coat on an electrode for a touch panel according to the invention, a photosensitive layer comprising a photosensitive...
Photosensitive composition, photocurable composition, chemical
amplification resist composition, resist film,...
There is provided a photosensitive composition containing a compound represented by Formula (I), and the Formula (I) is defined as herein, ##STR00001## and...
Sulfonyl photoacid generators and photoresists comprising same
New bis(sulfonyl)imide and tri(sulfonyl)methide photoacid generator compounds ("PAGs") are provided as well as photoresist compositions that comprise such PAG...
Rapid fabrication of hierarchically structured supramolecular
nanocomposite thin films in one minute
Functional nanocomposites containing nanoparticles of different chemical compositions may exhibit new properties to meet demands for advanced technology. It is...
Photomask blank, process for production of photomask, and
chromium-containing material film
In the chromium-containing material film of the present invention, an element is added thereto and is capable of bringing a mixture of the element and the...
Photomask blank and method for manufacturing photomask blank
The present invention relates to a photomask blank obtained by forming a resist film after performing a silylation process on a silicon-containing inorganic...