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IMPROVED COLOR DYE SETS FOR THERMAL INK JET PRINTING

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027567D
Original Publication Date: 1997-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-08

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Disclosed are thermal ink jet inks with specific dye sets which yield true, vivid colors on a variety of substrates such as paper, transparency material, or the like. Specifically, the dye sets of the invention provide more vivid colors and truer colors than many other combinations of dyes and also provide excellent color purity and high extinction coefficients. In addition, the inks disclosed herein exhibit improved lightfastness compared to many other combinations of dyes.