Optical scanning and printing

Authored by: Ron Gibbs

Handbook of Optoelectronics

Print publication date:  October  2017
Online publication date:  October  2017

Print ISBN: 9781482241808
eBook ISBN: 9781315156996
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Optical scanning is familiar to the general public through such widespread applications as supermarket barcode scanners, desktop color scanners, laser lightshows and desktop laser printers. However, scanning technology is also applied to commercial printing processes, thermal imaging, medical diagnostic equipment, biochemical analysis, and quality control of such diverse items as sheet steel, drawn wire, windshield glass, semiconductor wafers and rice—to name just a few of the many applications.

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