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The Electrophotographic Process

  • Lawrence B. Schein
Part of the Springer Series in Electrophysics book series (SSEP, volume 14)

Abstract

Chapter 1 deals with the history and market of electrophotography and discusses alternative powder marking technologies. In this chapter we begin to discuss the actual technology. Section 2.1 defines the six process steps of electrophotography and provides the reader with a description of the physics within each step (or subsystem) and a guide to the literature. Section 2.2 compares the implementation of 70 cpm copiers by three different corporations; here the pervasive issue of subsystem interactions becomes immediately obvious. Section 2.3 lists and compares some of the technology choices for each subsystem.

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Light Emit Diode Latent Image Amorphous Selenium Toner Particle Polygon Mirror 
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  • Lawrence B. Schein
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  1. 1.IBM Research DivisionAlmaden Research CenterSan JoseUSA

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