Patents by Inventor John F. Yanus

John F. Yanus has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 7745082
    Abstract: A photoreceptor drum is disclosed with a charge transport layer comprising a substituted terphenyl diamine having the structure of Formula (I): wherein R1 and R2 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, alkyl having from 1 to 10 carbon atoms, halogen, and phenyl; and wherein at least one of R1 and R2 is not hydrogen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2010
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Nancy L. Belknap, John F. Yanus, Dale S. Renfer, Anthony M. Horgan, Kendra M. Giza
  • Publication number: 20100055588
    Abstract: The presently disclosed embodiments relate generally to layers that are useful in imaging apparatus members and components, for use in electrostatographic, including digital, apparatuses. More particularly, the embodiments pertain to an improved electrostatographic imaging member having a specific mixture of high mobility molecules in the charge transport layer which exhibits reduced propensity for crystallization while maintaining or improving electrical performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2008
    Publication date: March 4, 2010
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nancy Belknap, John F. Yanus, Helen R. Cherniack, David M. Skinner, Kent J. Evans, Edward F. Grabowski
  • Patent number: 7670734
    Abstract: A photoconductor containing an optional supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer comprised of a chelating agent and a titanyl phthalocyanine; and at least one charge transport layer comprised of at least one charge transport component; and wherein a silanol is present in at least one of the photogenerating layer and charge transport layer, and wherein said at least one charge transport component is comprised of wherein X and Y are independently a suitable hydrocarbon, a halogen, or mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2010
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, John F. Yanus, Anthony M. Horgan, Liang-Bih Lin
  • Patent number: 7655373
    Abstract: A method for forming images including a) depositing an electrostatic latent image on a charge retentive surface of a photoreceptor member having a substrate; a charge transport layer with charge transport materials; and an overcoat layer positioned on the charge transport layer, wherein the overcoat layer includes a crosslinkable alcohol-soluble polyamide; and wherein the overcoat layer further includes additives having titanium dioxide, silica, a crosslinking agent, a deletion control agent, and a charge transport molecule; and b) applying a developer material via a development component to the charge-retentive surface to develop the electrostatic latent image to form a developed image on the charge-retentive surface, wherein the developer material comprises emulsion aggregation toner, and further wherein at least one of the additives create a texturized surface on the charge retentive surface thereby reducing the contact area between the emulsion aggregation toners and the charge retentive surface enabling
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2010
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Kenny-Tuan T. Dinh, Timothy J. Fuller, Paul J. DeFeo, Damodar M. Pai, John F. Yanus, Linda L. Ferrarese, Cindy C. Chen
  • Patent number: 7648810
    Abstract: An electrophotographic imaging member comprises a substrate, an electrophotographic imaging layer and an overcoat layer comprising a cross-linkable polymer and a hole transport material, wherein the overcoat layer provides at least one of solvent resistance and hydrocarbon resistance to the electrophotographic imaging layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2010
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: John F. Yanus, Kenny-Tuan T. Dinh, Dale S. Renfer, Nancy L. Belknap, Anthony M. Horgan
  • Patent number: 7645555
    Abstract: An electrophotographic photoreceptor and method for forming a photoreceptor is disclosed which is provided with an anticorrosion layer on the interface between the supporting substrate surface and the undercoat layer. The photoreceptor has a high mechanical strength and minimizes defects in print for longer periods of time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2010
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Liang-Bih Lin, Philip G. Perry, Andronique Ioannidis, William G. Herbert, David M. Skinner, Jin Wu, Kendra Michele Giza, Nancy Belknap, Yonn Rasmussen, Geoffrey M. T. Foley, John F. Yanus, Jennifer Y. Hwang, Robert P. Altavela
  • Publication number: 20090325094
    Abstract: Provided is an imaging member such as photoreceptor comprising a substrate, a charge generation layer, a first charge transport layer, a second charge transport layer, and an optional overcoat layer. The first charge transport layer is formed from a first CTL formulation comprising an aromatic monoamine and a first polymeric film forming binder material. The second charge transport layer is formed from a second CTL formulation comprising aromatic diamine and a second polymeric film forming binder material. The imaging member has gained improved properties such as removal of anti-curl layer, desirable structural flatness, electrical properties, mechanical robustness, flexibility, longevity, and copy image qualities over extended use, among others.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2009
    Publication date: December 31, 2009
    Applicant: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Yuhua Tong, John F. Yanus, Jin Wu, Steven M. Sterling, Susan M. VanDusen
  • Patent number: 7618757
    Abstract: Provided is an imaging member such as photoreceptor comprising a substrate, a charge generation layer, a first charge transport layer, a second charge transport layer, and an optional overcoat layer. The first charge transport layer is formed from a first CTL formulation comprising an aromatic monoamine and a first polymeric film forming binder material. The second charge transport layer is formed from a second CTL formulation comprising aromatic diamine and a second polymeric film forming binder material. The imaging member has gained improved properties such as removal of anti-curl layer, desirable structural flatness, electrical properties, mechanical robustness, flexibility, longevity, and copy image qualities over extended use, among others.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Yuhua Tong, John F. Yanus, Jin Wu, Steven M. Sterling, Susan M. VanDusen
  • Publication number: 20090269689
    Abstract: An imaging member with a unique overcoat composition adapted for forming protective, scratch-resistant overcoats is disclosed. The overcoat composition comprises a binder component that includes particular proportions of a acrylated polyol and propylene glycol. The overcoat composition also comprises a transport agent and a crosslinking agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2009
    Publication date: October 29, 2009
    Applicant: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Kenny-Tuan Dinh, Dale S. Renfer, Kendra M. Giza, Michael L. Mehan, Susan M. Vandusen, Markus R. Silvestri, John F. Yanus
  • Publication number: 20090246657
    Abstract: A photoconductor that includes, for example, a supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer, a charge transport layer, and an overcoat layer that contains a titanocene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2008
    Publication date: October 1, 2009
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jin Wu, John F. Yanus, Kenny-Tuan Dinh, Kent J. Evans, Min-Hong Fu, Susan M. Vandusen
  • Publication number: 20090246665
    Abstract: A photoconductor containing a photogenerating layer, and at least one charge transport layer, and a top polymeric overcoat layer in contact with, and contiguous to the charge transport layer, and which overcoat layer includes an indium tin oxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2008
    Publication date: October 1, 2009
    Applicant: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Kenny-Tuan Dinh, John F. Yanus, Adal Tecleab, June Shujun Peng, Marc J. Livecchi, Linda L. Ferrarese, Edward C. Savage, Gary A. Batt, John J. Wilbert, Robert W. Hedrick
  • Patent number: 7592110
    Abstract: An imaging member including an optional supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer, and at least one charge transport layer comprised of at least one charge transport component, and an overcoating layer in contact with and contiguous to the charge transport, and which overcoating is comprised of an acrylated polyol, a polyalkylene glycol, a crosslinking agent, a hydroxy functionalized siloxane and a charge transport component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Kenny-Tuan Dinh, John F. Yanus, Raymond K. Crandall, Edward J. Radigan, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20090214978
    Abstract: An electrophotographic photoreceptor and method for forming a photoreceptor is disclosed which is provided with an anticorrosion layer on the interface between the supporting substrate surface and the undercoat layer. The photoreceptor has a high mechanical strength and minimizes defects in print for longer periods of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2009
    Publication date: August 27, 2009
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Liang-Bih LIN, Philip G. PERRY, Andronique IOANNIDIS, William G. HERBERT, David M. SKINNER, Jin WU, Kendra Michele GIZA, Nancy BELKNAP, Yonn RASMUSSEN, Geoffrey M. T. FOLEY, John F. YANUS, Jennifer Y. HWANG, Robert P. ALTAVELA
  • Publication number: 20090208856
    Abstract: A photoconductor containing an optional supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer, a charge transport layer, and a top overcoating layer in contact with and contiguous to the charge transport layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2008
    Publication date: August 20, 2009
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jin Wu, John F. Yanus, Kenny-Tuan Dinh, Daniel V. Levy
  • Patent number: 7572561
    Abstract: An imaging member with a unique overcoat composition adapted for forming protective, scratch-resistant overcoats is disclosed. The overcoat composition comprises a binder component that includes particular proportions of a acrylated polyol and propylene glycol. The overcoat composition also comprises a transport agent and a crosslinking agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Kenny-Tuan Dinh, Dale S. Renfer, Kendra M. Giza, Michael L. Mehan, Susan M. Vandusen, Markus R. Silvestri, John F. Yanus
  • Publication number: 20090186287
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electrophotographic photoreceptor having a protective overcoat layer including a polyol binder; a hole transport material; a curing agent; and a surface-treated tin oxide particle filler. Also disclosed is a process for forming a photoreceptor that includes providing a photoreceptor substrate; applying a charge generating layer; applying a charge transport layer; and applying a protective overcoating layer over the substrate; such that the protective overcoat layer includes a polyol binder; a hole transport material; a curing agent; and a surface-treated tin oxide particle filler. Also included is a method of forming an image, including the disclosed photoreceptor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2008
    Publication date: July 23, 2009
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kathy L. DE JONG, Yu QI, Vladislav SKOROKHOD, Nan-Xing HU, Johann JUNGINGER, Markus SILVESTRI, John F. YANUS, Kenny-Tuan DINH
  • Publication number: 20090162766
    Abstract: A photoconductor that includes, for example, a supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer, and at least one charge transport layer comprised of at least one charge transport component, and an overcoat, and where the overcoat contains at least one of ketal. In embodiments the overcoat layer may include ?-hydroxyketone, ?-diketone, or mixtures thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2007
    Publication date: June 25, 2009
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jin Wu, John F. Yanus, Kenny-Tuan Dinh, Kent J. Evans
  • Patent number: 7544453
    Abstract: The presently disclosed embodiments relate in general to electrophotographic imaging members, such as layered photoreceptor structures, and processes for making and using the same. More particularly, the embodiments pertain to a photoreceptor that incorporates copolymers to that provide electron transporting functionality to improve image quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: T. Edwin Freeman, Nancy Belknap, John F. Yanus
  • Patent number: 7534535
    Abstract: An electrophotographic photoreceptor is disclosed which is provided with an anti-corrosion layer on the interface between the substrate surface and hole blocking layer. The photoreceptor has high mechanical strength and minimizes defects in print for longer periods of time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Liang-Bih Lin, Philip G. Perry, Andronique Ioannidis, William G. Herbert, David M. Skinner, Jin Wu, Kendra Michele Giza, Nancy Belknap, Yonn Rasmussen, Geoffrey M. T. Foley, John F. Yanus, Jennifer Y. Hwang, Robert P. Altavela
  • Patent number: 7531110
    Abstract: A unique solvent system adapted for high speed overcoat applications is disclosed. The solvent system comprises methyl alcohol and monochlorobenzene in a weight ratio of about 6:1 to about 1.5:1, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Raymond K. Crandall, John F. Yanus, Ed J. Radigan, Michael E. Zak