6 July 1989 High Image Quality Laser Color Printer
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Proceedings Volume 1079, Hard Copy Output; (1989) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.952789
Event: OE/LASE '89, 1989, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
A laser color printer has been developed to depict continuous tone color images on a photographic color film or color paper with high resolution and fidelity. We have used three lasers, He-Cd (441.6 nm), Ar4+ (514.5 nm), and He-Ne (632.8 nm) for blue, green, and red exposures. We have employed a drum scanner for two dimensional scanning. The maximum resolution of our system is 40 c/mm (80 lines/mm) and the accuracy of density reproduction is within 1.0 when measured in color difference, where most observers can not distinguish the difference. The scanning artifacts and noise are diminished to a visually negligible level. The image quality of output images compares well to that of actual color photographs, and is suitable for photographic image simulations.
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Kimitoshi Nagao, Yoshinori Morimoto, "High Image Quality Laser Color Printer", Proc. SPIE 1079, Hard Copy Output, (6 July 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.952789; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.952789
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