6 July 1989 High Quality Halftone Image Printing Using Resistive Ribbon Thermal Transfer Printing
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Proceedings Volume 1079, Hard Copy Output; (1989) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.952827
Event: OE/LASE '89, 1989, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
One of the challenges of 960 dot-per-inch resistive ribbon thermal transfer - R2T2 - printing is the control of energy delivered to the print head to assure very high fidelity printing. A method of manipulating image data to combat the undesired effects of thermal printing is presented. A brief review is given of some of the unique approaches required to construct a prototype of an inexpensive, near-typesetter-quality, desk-top machine, including techniques for fabricating a 960 dpi. R2T2 print head and a closed-loop paper incrementing technique. Print samples and examples of processed data for printing are presented.
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D. G. Manzer, R. Lane, J. P. Karidis, D. B. Dove, "High Quality Halftone Image Printing Using Resistive Ribbon Thermal Transfer Printing", Proc. SPIE 1079, Hard Copy Output, (6 July 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.952827; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.952827
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