Patent Number: 6,945,646

Title: Recording medium

Abstract: A recording medium includes a substrate and an ink-receiving layer provided on the substrate, wherein the ink--receiving layer includes an alumina hydrate having a boehmite structure, an average particle thickness of 2.0 to 6.0 nm and a crystallite size of 5.0 to 8.0 nm in a direction of a (020) plane, and the recording medium has a degree of parallelization of 30 to 1,000.

Inventors: Ogino; Hiroyuki (Yokohama, JP), Yoshino; Hitoshi (Zama, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B41M 5/50 (20060101); B41M 5/52 (20060101); G03G 7/00 (20060101); B41M 005/00 (); B41J 002/01 (); B05D 005/04 ()

Expiration Date: 9/20/02017