Norm, could interference patterns of two variable-energy beams fully and
richly color each energy-sensitive layer? Interesting concept. Perhaps
the right combination of a single such beam with the right material could,
to some extent, do the same thing.
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> From: Nkin@aol.com
> To: Mike.Miller3@PSS.Boeing.com; firstname.lastname@example.org;
> Subject: Re: Constantly Changing Build Platform - amended
> Date: Monday, July 06, 1998 7:47 PM
> To: Mike.Miller3@PSS.Boeing.com, email@example.com,
> In a message dated 98-07-06 18:41:36 EDT, Mike.Miller3@PSS.Boeing.com
> > How about a uv resin that requires the presence of two laser
> > simultaneously to initiate cure. If the resin was otherwise
> > to the laser light then voxels could be formed anywhere in the vat by
> > intersecting the two lasers.
> Interesting concept - but isn't that the early ('60's?) "Swain method"
> (precursor to Kodama, Hull, et al) - worked on at Batelle - and awaiting
> additional funding? There were apparently great difficulties with the
> complexities of refraction and solidification - elegantly handled by
> layer-by-layer processes.
> - - - I was just out walking and realized this needs at least one
> I've lent out my best historical reading (wish I had those 280 patents on
> but seem to think a "son" may have slipped from my memory. May have been
> Swainson about '67 and so? Sorry for the confusion. [I'm sure we'll
> receive the correct info.]
> Also, maybe you've been thinking of having beams of different wavelength
> intersect on a surface - in order to vary the characteristics of the
> solidified resin?
> Norm Kinzie
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