From: Bathsheba Grossman (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Feb 13 2003 - 22:33:51 EET
On Thu, 13 Feb 2003, Anshuman Razdan wrote:
> Apparently this is a german process uses YiAG(?) laser to excite the lead
> molecules of the crystal -- some one else can elaborate on the details here
> ... but apparently these machines are all over the place in Vegas casinos
> and even in malls in Phoenix area.
It was Russian technology originally, but the main manufacturer now is
German, Vitro.de. They make a mall-kiosk machine that can zap your
face, or other scannable extremity, into a block while-U-wait.
I personally don't care for the Vitro machines; they use a mirror to
position the beam rather than moving the laser, and this results in
less focused - bigger - voxels.
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