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Laser Pattern Generator For Printed Circuit Board Artwork Generation
Author(s): Joseph P. Donahue
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Paper Abstract

Current technology has established laser scanning systems capable of writing high resolution, large-format images. Recent developments have extended this capability to computer-synthesized images. A system known as a Laser Pattern Generator (LPG) has been manufactured using this technology to precisely image printed circuit board (PCB) masters. Exposure time for an image area of eighteen by twenty-four inches is reduced to two minutes from about five hours for the present vectorized plotter method.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 February 1980
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0200, Laser Recording and Information Handling, (12 February 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958082
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Joseph P. Donahue, EOCOM Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0200:
Laser Recording and Information Handling
Albert A. Jamberdino, Editor(s)

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