Close

Search

Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics EDU Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Industrial Photonics Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook
More News
share
Email Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Comments

Wanted: History of Laser Printer

Photonics Spectra
Sep 2001
The latest photonics pursuit on BountyWest.com offers $10,000 for documentation dated before July 7, 1977, describing a device that uses a laser to create alphanumeric characters with smooth edges.

Early laser printers produced characters comprising a multitude of dots, all the same size. The resulting letters did not have smooth edges.The challenge is to find evidence of a device or a publication that describes a laser-printer type of device that uses spots of different sizes to generate smooth letters on a photoconductive photoreceptor or photoreceptive surface, such as film. The device could create the different spot sizes by varying the laser beam intensity or the exposure time.

For more information on requirements and exclusions, visit www.BountyQuest.com and search for Bounty No. 1096.

Businessindustriallight speed

Comments
Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy About Us Contact Us
back to top

Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2017 Photonics Media
x Subscribe to Photonics Spectra magazine - FREE!