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Richard E Bills, William V Dower, Thomas A Isberg, Stanley C Busman, Jeffrey C Chang, Minyu Li, Hsin hsin Chou: Propellant-containing thermal transfer donor elements. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Gregory A Evearitt, January 11, 1994: US05278023 (107 worldwide citation)

Laser-addressable thermal transfer materials for producing color proofs, printing plates, films, printed circuit boards, and other media are disclosed. The materials contain a substrate coated thereon with a propellant layer wherein the propellant layer contains a material capable of producing nitro ...


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Stanley C Busman, Gregory D Cuny, Krzysztof A Zaklika, Richard J Ellis: Laser-Induced mass transfer imaging materials utilizing diazo compounds. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gregory A Evearitt, November 25, 1997: US05691098 (40 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method of increasing the sensitivity of laser induced thermal imaging by using certain diazo compounds. The diazo compounds contain functional groups adjacent the diazo substituent capable of stabilizing these compounds. The invention is useful in the field of thermal tran ...


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Stanley C Busman, Richard J Ellis, Jeanne E Haubrich, William D Ramsden, Tran Van Thien, Gregory D Cuny: Composition comprising photochemical acid progenitor and specific squarylium dye. Imation, Gregory A Evearitt, Arlene K Musser, June 9, 1998: US05763134 (30 worldwide citation)

Photochemical acid progenitors in combination with dihydroperimidine squarylium dyes have been found to be particularly effective at generating acid upon irradiation with near-infrared radiation. It has been found that dihydroperimidine squarylium dyes that are particularly useful in this invention ...


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Stanley C Busman, John C Chang: Metal film imaging structure. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, Mark A Litman, April 16, 1985: US04511641 (23 worldwide citation)

An image-forming laminate is formed by the combination of a thin, frangible light opaque material on top of a photosensitive layer which changes its surfactant properties when irradiated. The photosensitive layer according to the present invention comprises a film-forming polymeric binder, a photose ...


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Mohammad Z Ali, Stanley C Busman: Sensitized photoinitiator system for addition polymerization. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, Walter N Kirn, Mark A Litman, May 1, 1990: US04921827 (22 worldwide citation)

A visible light sensitive free radical polymerization photoinitiator composition comprising (a) an initiator selected from diaryl iodonium salts, halogenated triazines, and triaryl sulfonium salts having a reduction potential in the range 0.0 to -1.5 eV, and (b) at least one merocyanine sensitizer c ...


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Krzysztof A Zaklika, Stanley C Busman, Gregory D Cuny: Laser-induced mass transfer imaging materials and methods utilizing colorless sublimable compounds. Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company, Walter N Kirn, Gregory A Evearitt, Arlene K Musser, May 5, 1998: US05747217 (20 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method of increasing the sensitivity of laser induced thermal imaging by using certain sublimable compounds. The invention is useful in the field of thermal transfer imaging for the production of various graphic arts media.


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Stanley C Busman, William M Lamanna: Organic soluble cationic dyes with fluorinated alkylsulfonyl counterions. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Mark A Litman, July 30, 1996: US05541235 (16 worldwide citation)

A cationic dye in a ketone solvent, wherein the cationic dye has a counterion which comprises a linear, branched or cyclic highly fluorinated alkylsulfonyl methide or highly fluorinated alkyl sulfonyl imide.


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Stanley C Busman, Gregory D Cuny, Krzysztof A Zaklika, Richard J Ellis: Diazo compounds for laser-induced mass transfer imaging materials. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Arlene K Musser, H Sanders Gwin, May 26, 1998: US05756689 (12 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method of increasing the sensitivity of laser induced thermal imaging by using certain diazo compounds. The diazo compounds contain functional groups adjacent the diazo substituent capable of stabilizing these compounds. The invention is useful in the field of thermal tran ...


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Stanley C Busman, Richard J Ellis, Jeanne E Haubrich, William D Ramsden, Tran Van Thien, Gregory D Cuny: Compositions and processes for photogeneration of acid. Imation, Eric D Levinson, August 12, 2003: US06605416 (5 worldwide citation)

Photochemical acid progenitors in combination with dihydroperimidine squarylium dyes have been found to be particularly effective at generating acid upon irradiation with near-infrared radiation. It has been found that dihydroperimidine squarylium dyes that are particularly useful in this invention ...