Original Publication Date: 1979-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-01
Xerox Disclosure Journal
A method of reducing dark discharge in a photosensitive member containing trigonal selenium as the photosensitive material is disclosed. Particulate trigonal selenium is dispersed in a sufficient amount of a compound containing either sodium, lithium, potassium, rubidium or cesium or mixtures thereof to dope the trigonal selenium with from 0.01 to about 12.0 percent by weight of sodium, lithium, potassium, rubidium or cesium or mixtures thereof to cause the trigonal selenium when used as a photosensitive member to retain an electrostatic charge in the dark longer than a photosensitive member containing undoped trigonal selenium.