Patents by Inventor Yonn K. Rasmussen

Yonn K. Rasmussen 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: 7776498
    Abstract: A photoconductor containing a supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer, and at least one charge transport layer; and wherein the photogenerating layer is comprised of at least one photogenerating pigment and a resin binder that is substantially insoluble in an alkylene halide like methylene chloride.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2010
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Satchidanand Mishra, Geoffrey M T. Foley, Anthony M. Horgan, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Michael A. Morgan, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Edward F. Grabowski, Liang-Bih Lin
  • Patent number: 7732111
    Abstract: A photoconductor containing a supporting substrate; an undercoat layer comprised of a mixture of an aminosilane and a halogenated polymer; a photogenerating layer; and at least one charge transport layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2010
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Satchidanand Mishra, Geoffrey M T. Foley, Anthony M. Horgan, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Michael A. Morgan, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Edward F. Grabowski, Liang-Bih Lin
  • Patent number: 7575838
    Abstract: An imaging member including a substrate; thereover a charge generation layer comprising a thiophosphate; and at least one charge transport layer positioned on the charge generation layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Geoffrey M. T. Foley, Satchidanand Mishra, Liang-bih Lin, Anthony M. Horgan, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Edward F. Grabowski, Markus Rudolf Silvestri
  • Patent number: 7553593
    Abstract: A photoconductor containing an optional supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer, and at least one charge transport layer, and wherein the photogenerating layer contains a titanyl phthalocyanine prepared, for example, by dissolving a Type I titanyl phthalocyanine in a solution comprising a trihaloacetic acid and an alkylene halide; adding the mixture comprising the dissolved Type I titanyl phthalocyanine to a solution comprising an alcohol and an alkylene halide thereby precipitating a Type Y titanyl phthalocyanine; and treating the Type Y titanyl phthalocyanine with a monohalobenzene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Satchidanand Mishra, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Anthony M. Horgan, Kent J. Evans, Geoffrey M T. Foley, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Edward F. Grabowski, Liang-Bih Lin
  • Patent number: 7507510
    Abstract: An imaging member containing an optional supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer, and at least one charge transport layer of at least one charge transport component, at least one polyphenyl ether of the formula wherein each R1, R2, and R3 is independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, alkoxy, substituted alkyl, substituted aryl, substituted alkoxy, and halogen, and n is from about 1 to about 10, and a thiophosphate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Kenny-Tuan Dinh, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Michael S. Roetker, Kent J. Evans, Geoffrey M T. Foley, Anthony M. Horgan, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Satchidanand Mishra, Edward F. Grabowski, Liang-Bih Lin, Markus R. Silvestri
  • Patent number: 7498109
    Abstract: An imaging member including a substrate; a charge generation layer positioned on the substrate; at least one charge transport layer positioned on the charge generation layer; and an undercoat layer positioned on the substrate on a side opposite the charge generation layer, the undercoat layer comprising a thiophosphate, and optionally one or more additional undercoat layer components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Geoffrey M. T. Foley, Satchidanand Mishra, Liang-bih Lin, Anthony M. Horgan, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Edward F. Grabowski
  • Patent number: 7485398
    Abstract: A photoconductor containing an optional supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer, and at least one charge transport layer comprised of at least one charge transport component wherein the at least one charge transport component is comprised of aryl amine molecules of the formula wherein X and Y are each independently alkyl, alkoxy, aryl, a halogen, and wherein the photogenerating layer contains a titanyl phthalocyanine prepared by dissolving a Type I titanyl phthalocyanine in a solution comprising a trihaloacetic acid and an alkylene halide; adding the mixture comprising the dissolved Type I titanyl phthalocyanine to a solution comprising an alcohol and an alkylene halide thereby precipitating a Type Y titanyl phthalocyanine; and treating the Type Y titanyl phthalocyanine with monohalobenzene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, John F. Yanus, Satish R. Parikh, Anthony M. Horgan, Kent J Evans, Geoffrey M T. Foley, Satchidanand Mishra, Markus R. Silvestri, J. Robinson Cowdery-Corvan, David M. Skinner, Edward F. Grabowski, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Donald J. Goodman, Liang-Bih Lin
  • Patent number: 7479358
    Abstract: An imaging member containing an optional supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer, and at least one charge transport layer of at least one charge transport component, at least one C-ether of the formula wherein R1, R2, R3 and R4 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, alkoxy, substituted alkyl, substituted aryl, substituted alkoxy, and halogen, and the sum of n plus m (n+m) is from about 1 to about 10, and a thiophosphate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Kenny-Tuan Dinh, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Michael S. Roetker, Kent J. Evans, Geoffrey M T. Foley, Anthony M. Horgan, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Satchidanand Mishra, Edward F. Grabowski, Liang-Bih Lin, Markus R. Silvestri
  • Patent number: 7476478
    Abstract: An imaging member containing an optional supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer and at least one charge transport layer of at least one charge transport component, at least one polyphenyl thioether of the formula wherein R1, R2, and R3 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, alkoxy, substituted alkyl, substituted aryl, substituted alkoxy, and halogen mixtures thereof, and n is a number of, for example, from about 1 to about 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Kenny-Tuan Dinh, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Michael S. Roetker, Kent J. Evans, Geoffrey M T. Foley, Anthony M. Horgan, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Satchidanand Mishra, Edward F. Grabowski, Liang-Bih Lin
  • Patent number: 7473505
    Abstract: A photoconductor containing an optional supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer, and at least one charge transport layer, at least one C-ether of the formula wherein R1, R2, R3 and R4 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, alkoxy, substituted alkyl, substituted aryl, substituted alkoxy, and halogen, and the sum of n plus m (n+m) is from about 1 to about 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Kenny-Tuan Dinh, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Michael S. Roetker, Kent J. Evans, Geoffrey M T. Foley, Anthony M. Horgan, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Satchidanand Mishra, Edward F. Grabowski, Liang-Bih Lin
  • Patent number: 7468229
    Abstract: An imaging member containing an optional supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer, and at least one charge transport layer of at least one charge transport component, at least one polyphenyl thioether of the formula wherein R1, R2, and R3 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, alkoxy, substituted alkyl, substituted aryl, substituted alkoxy, and halogen, and n is a number of from about 1 to about 10; and wherein a thiophosphate is contained in the photogenerating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2008
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Kenny-Tuan Dinh, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Michael S. Roetker, Kent J. Evans, Geoffrey M T. Foley, Anthony M. Horgan, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Satchidanand Mishra, Edward F. Grabowski, Liang-Bih Lin, Markus R. Silvestri
  • Patent number: 7462432
    Abstract: An imaging member containing an optional supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer, and at least one charge transport layer of at least one charge transport component, at least one polyphenyl thioether of the formula wherein R1, R2, and R3 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, alkoxy, substituted alkyl, aryl, alkoxy, and halogen; n is a number of from about 1 to about 10; and a thiophosphate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2008
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Kenny-Tuan Dinh, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Michael S. Roetker, Kent J. Evans, Geoffrey M T. Foley, Anthony M. Horgan, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Satchidanand Mishra, Edward F. Grabowski, Liang-Bih Lin, Markus R. Silvestri
  • Patent number: 7459250
    Abstract: An imaging member containing an optional supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer, and at least one charge transport layer of at least one charge transport component, at least one polyphenyl ether of the formula wherein R1, R2, and R3 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, alkoxy, substituted alkyl, substituted aryl, substituted alkoxy, and halogen, and n is a suitable number of from about 1 to about 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2008
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Kenny-Tuan Dinh, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Michael S. Roetker, Kent J. Evans, Geoffrey M T. Foley, Anthony M. Horgan, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Satchidanand Mishra, Edward F. Grabowski, Liang-Bih Lin
  • Patent number: 7452643
    Abstract: An imaging member containing an optional supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer, and at least one charge transport layer of at least one charge transport component, at least one polyphenyl ether of the formula wherein R1, R2, R3 and R4 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, alkoxy, substituted alkyl, substituted aryl, substituted alkoxy, and halogen, and n is a number of from about 1 to about 10; and wherein a thiophosphate is contained in the photogenerating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2008
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Kenny-Tuan Dinh, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Michael S. Roetker, Kent J. Evans, Geoffrey M T. Foley, Anthony M. Horgan, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Satchidanand Mishra, Edward F. Grabowski, Liang-Bih Lin, Markus R. Silvestri
  • Patent number: 7445876
    Abstract: An imaging member containing an optional supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer and at least one charge transport layer of at least one charge transport component, at least one C-ether of the formula wherein R1, R2, R3 and R4 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, alkoxy, substituted alkyl, substituted aryl, substituted alkoxy, and halogen, and the sum of n plus m (n+m) is from about 1 to about 10, and an optional antioxidant; and wherein a thiophosphate is contained in the photogenerating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2008
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Kenny-Tuan Dinh, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Michael S. Roetker, Kent J. Evans, Geoffrey M T. Foley, Anthony M. Horgan, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Satchidanand Mishra, Edward F. Grabowski, Liang-Bih Lin, Markus R. Silvestri
  • Publication number: 20080220349
    Abstract: A photoconductor containing a supporting substrate; an undercoat layer comprised of a mixture of an aminosilane and a halogenated polymer; a photogenerating layer; and at least one charge transport layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2007
    Publication date: September 11, 2008
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Satchidanand Mishra, Geoffrey M T. Foley, Anthony M. Horgan, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Michael A. Morgan, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Edward F. Grabowski, Liang-Bih Lin
  • Publication number: 20080107982
    Abstract: A photoconductor containing a supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer, and at least one charge transport layer; and wherein the photogenerating layer is comprised of at least one photogenerating pigment and a resin binder that is substantially insoluble in an alkylene halide like methylene chloride.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2006
    Publication date: May 8, 2008
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Satchidanand Mishra, Geoffrey M T. Foley, Anthony M. Horgan, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Michael A. Morgan, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Edward F. Grabowski, Liang-Bih Lin
  • Publication number: 20080008950
    Abstract: An imaging member including a substrate; a charge generation layer positioned on the substrate; at least one charge transport layer positioned on the charge generation layer; and an undercoat layer positioned on the substrate on a side opposite the charge generation layer, the undercoat layer comprising a thiophosphate, and optionally one or more additional undercoat layer components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2006
    Publication date: January 10, 2008
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Geoffrey M.T. Foley, Satchidanand Mishra, Liang-bih Lin, Anthony M. Horgan, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Edward F. Grabowski
  • Publication number: 20080008948
    Abstract: An imaging member including a substrate; thereover a charge generation layer comprising a thiophosphate; and at least one charge transport layer positioned on the charge generation layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2006
    Publication date: January 10, 2008
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Geoffrey M.T. Foley, Satchidanand Mishra, Liang-bih Lin, Anthony M. Horgan, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Edward F. Grabowski, Markus Rudolf Silvestri
  • Publication number: 20070298341
    Abstract: A photoconductor containing an optional supporting substrate, a photogenerating layer, and at least one charge transport layer, and wherein the photogenerating layer contains a titanyl phthalocyanine prepared, for example, by dissolving a Type I titanyl phthalocyanine in a solution comprising a trihaloacetic acid and an alkylene halide; adding the mixture comprising the dissolved Type I titanyl phthalocyanine to a solution comprising an alcohol and an alkylene halide thereby precipitating a Type Y titanyl phthalocyanine; and treating the Type Y titanyl phthalocyanine with a monohalobenzene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2006
    Publication date: December 27, 2007
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Satchidanand Mishra, Kathleen M. Carmichael, Anthony M. Horgan, Kent J. Evans, Geoffrey M.T. Foley, Yonn K. Rasmussen, Edward F. Grabowski, Liang-Bih Lin