Ink composition containing a particular type of dye, and corresponding ink jet printing process

L. Vanmaele (Inventor), J. Locculier (Inventor), E.W. Meijer (Inventor), F. Fransen (Inventor), H.M. Janssen (Inventor)

Research output: PatentPatent publication

Abstract

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a new ink composition having improved light fastness, an ink jet printing process using the ink, and an ink jet apparatus comprising a cartridge containing the ink composition. SOLUTION: This ink composition contains a new type dye (DYE)n (SAU)m assembling under an appropriate condition, assembling with other analogous dye (DYE')n '(SAU')m ', or assembling with a compound (SAU)p (X)q to form a supermolecular structure. The ink jet printing process uses the new dye. The ink jet printing apparatus is equipped with the ink cartridge containing the dye.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberJP2003206424
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jul 2003

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