04312009 is referenced by 120 patents and cites 15 patents.

A device for projecting ink droplets through a set of projection holes to print a pattern under selective electrical or light pulse control.

A first plate formed with a large number of holes is placed in close proximity to the surface of the printing medium. A second plate a small distance from the first defines therewith a chamber in which the ink is locally heated by electrical current controlled by light selectively impinging on a photoconductive part of said second plate in register with each hole or each group of holes so as to form a pattern with constant or variable parts.

Title
Device for projecting ink droplets onto a medium
Application Number
6/118726
Publication Number
4312009
Application Date
February 5, 1980
Publication Date
January 19, 1982
Inventor
Francois Lange
Ris-Orangis
FR
Agent
Kenyon & Kenyon
Assignee
Smh Adrex
FR
IPC
G01D 15/18
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