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Michael D Thompson: Integrated circuit device accepting inputs and providing outputs at the levels of different logic families. Advanced Micro Devices, Patrick T King, J Vincent Tortolano, July 2, 1985: US04527079 (46 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit device containing internal logic and/or memory circuitry is provided with means to receive multiple inputs at the voltage levels of different logic families and with means to provide multiple outputs at the voltage levels of different logic families. On-chip input translators r ...


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Delmer G Parker, Michael D Thompson, Gerald M Fletcher: Tri level xerography using a MICR toner in combination with a non-MICR toner. Xerox Corporation, February 13, 1990: US04901114 (43 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an electronic printer employing tri-level xerography to superimpose two images with perfect registration during the single pass of a charge retentive member past the processing stations of the printer. One part of the composite image is formed using MICR toner, while the other part of t ...


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Christopher A DiRubio, Michael D Thompson, Gerald M Fletcher, Charles A Radulski: Biased charge roller with embedded electrodes with post-nip breakdown to enable improved charge uniformity. Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, February 13, 2007: US07177572 (34 worldwide citation)

Electrodes are embedded in a biased charge roller of a xerographic device. The electrodes, which may run the length of the roller, are deposited on an insulating substrate. A semi-conductive conformable layer of a flexible elastomer covers the electrodes. The semi-conductive conformable layer limits ...


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Eric S Hamby, Eric M Gross, Daniel E Viassolo, Michael D Thompson, R Enrique Viturro, Fei Xiao, Clark V Lange: Systems and methods for correcting banding defects using feedback and/or feedforward control. Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, June 6, 2006: US07058325 (31 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods of controlling banding defects on a receiving member in an imaging or printing process using a feedback and/or feedforward control technique. In one exemplary embodiment, a method of controlling banding defects on a receiving member in an imaging or printing process includes (a) ...


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Eric S Hamby, R Enrique Viturro, Michael D Thompson, Eric M Gross, Howard A Mizes: Method and apparatus for correcting non-uniform banding and residual toner density using feedback control. Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, October 10, 2006: US07120369 (22 worldwide citation)

A feedback control method for controlling an ununiform banding on a photoreceptor is disclosed that includes arranging optical sensors on a photoreceptor, transferring an amount of toner on a piece of paper, measuring the resulting amount of banding, and adjusting the parameters to decrease the amou ...


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Michael D Thompson: Method for loading dry xerographic toner onto a traveling wave grid. Xerox Corporation, Lloyd F Bean II, October 17, 2000: US06134412 (18 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for developing a latent image recorded on an imaging surface, including a housing defining a chamber storing a supply of developer material, a donor member, spaced from the imaging surface, for transporting developer material on the surface thereof to a region opposed from the imaging s ...


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Yuri Gartstein, Palghat S Ramesh, Michael D Thompson: Toner transport using superimposed traveling electric potential waves. Xerox Corporation, Lloyd F Bean II, October 24, 2000: US06137979 (15 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for developing a latent image recorded on an imaging surface, including: a housing defining a chamber for storing a supply of developer material comprising toner; a donor member, spaced from the imaging surface, for transporting toner on the surface thereof to a region opposed from the ...


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Michael D Thompson: Masked magnetic brush direct writing for high speed and color printing. Xerox Corporation, July 5, 1994: US05327169 (13 worldwide citation)

Direct electrostatic printing apparatus including structure for delivering developer or toner particles to a printhead forming an integral part of the printing device. The printing device includes, in addition to the printhead, a conductive shoe which is suitably biased during a printing cycle to as ...


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Michael D Thompson, Tuan Anh Vo: Multizone method for xerographic powder development: voltage signal approach. Xerox Corporation, Lyod F Bean II, May 30, 2000: US06070036 (13 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for developing a latent image recorded on an imaging surface, comprising, a housing defining a chamber storing a supply of developer material; a donor member, spaced from the imaging surface, for transporting developer material on the surface thereof to a region opposed from the imaging ...


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Bruce E Thayer, Michael D Thompson: Toner dispensing apparatus employing a traveling wave transport grid. Xerox Corporation, Lloyd F Bean II, February 26, 2002: US06351623 (12 worldwide citation)

A novel toner dispensing apparatus without any moving parts is provided. The toner dispensing apparatus, includes a toner hopper for containing a quantity of finely divided toner, said hopper having an elongated opening formed by the cooperation of the walls thereof through which toner is capable of ...