It describes a birth that was almost stillborn, but without which, today's step-and-scan exposure systems might not exist; nor would the super-complex chips at the heart of almost all electronic devices
Click on the full article below to get a feel for the industry's struggles and how close it might have come to utter failure, but how it was saved by some of our industry's brightest stars.
Afterwards, click on the photo gallery to view activities occurring at Perkin Elmer during its heyday. Finally, click on the Perkin Elmer 100 button to view the system itself.
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