05442384 is referenced by 36 patents and cites 43 patents.

In one of the preferred embodiments, an inkjet printhead includes a nozzle member formed of a polymer material that has been laser-ablated to form inkjet orifices. The nozzle member also has formed on it conductive traces for supplying electrical signals to heating elements on a substrate mounted to a surface of the nozzle member. In a preferred method, the orifices are formed by Excimer laser ablation.

Title
Integrated nozzle member and tab circuit for inkjet printhead
Application Number
568000
Publication Number
5442384
Application Date
October 19, 1993
Publication Date
August 15, 1995
Inventor
Winthrop D Childers
San Diego
CA, US
William J Lloyd
Pigeon
MI, US
Paul H McClelland
Monmouth
OR, US
Si Ty
Pleassanton
CA, US
Eric G Hanson
Burlingame
CA, US
Christopher A Schantz
Foster City
CA, US
Agent
Dennis G Stenstrom
Assignee
Hewlett Packard Company
CA, US
IPC
B41J 3/04
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