US 7,371,492 Vinyl polymer photoconductive elements


Inventors:
Ferrar, Wayne T. (Fairport, NY, US)
Jin, Xin (Pittsford, NY, US)
Weiss, David S. (Rochester, NY, US)
Molaire, Michel F. (Rochester, NY, US)
Gruenbaum, William T. (Rochester, NY, US) 
Assignee:
Eastman Kodak Company (Rochester, NY, US) 

The present invention is a photoconductive element that includes an electrically conductive support, an electrical barrier layer disposed over said electrically conductive support, and disposed over said barrier layer, a charge generation layer capable of generating positive charge carriers when exposed to actinic radiation. The barrier layer includes a vinyl polymer with aromatic tetracarbonylbisimide side groups and crosslinking sites.

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