Sheet conveyance device and image forming apparatus

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8172226
APP PUB NO 20080030810A1
SERIAL NO

11833357

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A sheet conveyance device has a sheet conveyance path formed by a guide member having a curved surface which is curved in a sheet conveyance direction, and a flexible sheet scanner is provided along the curved surface of the guide member, the flexible sheet scanner has an optical sensor layer in which photoelectric conversion devices formed by combinations of organic transistors and organic photodiodes are continuously arranged in a matrix shape.

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CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHATOKYO44068

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Imai, Yusuke Toride, JP 31 81
Itabashi, Toshifumi Toride, JP 13 62
Koizumi, Takuma Toride, JP 6 34
Murakami, Ayumu Abiko, JP 32 513
Oshida, Haruhisa Abiko, JP 23 658
Oyama, Kiyoshi Tokyo, JP 25 164
Yamamoto, Yuichi Toride, JP 166 1386

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
* 5168310 Original image transporting and reading apparatus 12 1990
 
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY (1)
* 6785024 Digital scanner 6 2000
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
* 2007/0116,179 Flat image detector 5 2006
 
GULA CONSULTING LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
* 6034784 Anti-skew auto-start system for document scanners 11 1997
 
NISCA CORPORATION (1)
* 2004/0140,606 Original transport apparatus, original transport method and image reading apparatus 11 2003
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
2006/0220,305 Sheet discriminating apparatus and image forming apparatus 12 2006
2007/0273,083 SHEET FEEDING APPARATUS AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS 7 2007
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
* 8958134 Image array with localized light source 0 2011
* 2012/0293,847 IMAGE ARRAY WITH LOCALIZED LIGHT SOURCE 0 2011
* 9083839 Imaging device 0 2013
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