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A device for recording comprising ejecting a liquid recording medium by heat energy which comprises a recording head composed of a discharging orifice for ejecting the liquid recording medium in a form of droplets, an inlet for introducing the liquid recording medium, a liquid chamber for holding the liquid recording medium, and a heating element for applying heat energy to the liquid recording medium in the liquid chamber, and a means for applying voltage pulse to control heating by the heating element, the distance between the surface of the heating element and the liquid recording medium being not more that 100 microns.

Title
Ink jet recording device using thermal propulsion and mechanical pressure changes
Application Number
6/87801
Publication Number
4296421
Application Date
October 24, 1979
Publication Date
October 20, 1981
Inventor
Yoshiaki Shirato
Yokohama
JP
Yasushi Takatori
Machida
JP
Yashushi Sato
Kawasaki
JP
Toshitami Hara
Tokyo
JP
Agent
Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
Assignee
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
JP
IPC
G01D 15/18
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