Advances in electrophotography
Hoover, Stephen Xerox Corporation, Webster, New York.
Lux, Rick. Xerox Corporation, Webster, New York.
Gibson, George Xerox Corporation, Webster, New York.
- Process fundamentals
- Evolution of xerography
- Energy and the environment
- Additional Readings
Electrophotography, also known as xerography, is a printing technique that uses static electricity to create images and transfer them to substrates ranging from office papers to foils and films. In 1938, Chester Carlson produced the first image by xerography (Fig. 1). Since then, xerography has grown to a $100 billion business, annually. Some have compared the development of xerography and its evolution as a technology to the development of the printing press because it has democratized the reproduction of all types of documents by giving that power to any person.
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