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Overview: Lasers Versus Photomaterials
Author(s): S. Thomas Dunn
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Paper Abstract

The paper reviews the evolving relationship between lasers and imaging materials to be used as the digital output of the electronic publishing systems of the 1980's. There are several real constraints in practical lasers as well as cost effective imaging materials that will lead to the dominance of electrophoto-graphic and thermal imaging systems by 1986. Silver based imaging products (paper, film, and printing plates), due to their increasing costs, will be displaced by these relatively new applications of old techniques.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 August 1980
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0223, Laser Scanning and Recording for Graphic Arts and Publications, (14 August 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958668
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S. Thomas Dunn, Dunn Technology, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0223:
Laser Scanning and Recording for Graphic Arts and Publications
S. Thomas Dunn, Editor(s)

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