US Patent No: 5,362,536

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Recordable optical element having a leuco dye

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There is disclosed a recordable optical element that includes a dye. The element has a substrate and on the surface of the substrate, a dye containing recording layer and a light reflecting layer. The dye is a leuco dye which upon exposure to a thermally-generated acid becomes an absorption dye.

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EASTMAN KODAK COMPANYROCHESTER, NY16446

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Detty, Michael R Rochester, NY 36 84
Fleming, James C Webster, NY 25 215
Saeva, Franklin D Webster, NY 15 184

Cited Art Landscape

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NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. (2)
5,075,146 Optical recording medium 9 1989
5,100,711 Optical recording medium optical recording method, and optical recording device used in method 25 1990
 
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY (1)
4,584,258 Recording and information record elements comprising telluropyrlium dyes 15 1984
 
MITSUI TOATSU CHEMICALS, INC. (1)
4,529,684 Composition suitable for use in the production of laser beam recording/reading means 14 1984
 
TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD. (1)
4,940,618 Optical information recording medium 59 1989

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HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (2)
7,329,630 Stabilizers and anti-fade agents for use in infrared sensitive leuco dye compositions 0 2003
7,700,258 Color forming compositions with improved marking sensitivity and image contrast and associated methods 0 2005
 
MEDIA CHEMICAL CORP. (1)
6,077,584 Stabilized dye compositions for optical recording media 8 1998